This Week's Highlights

This Week

The Lost Colony 2019 Season

  • Monday, June 10th - Saturday, June 15th 7:45 PM - 9:45 PM
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Manteo

Come see epic battles and Indian dances. Experience the sorrow and heartbreak of tragedy and loss. Witness the pageantry of the Queen and her court and celebrate the birth of Virginia Dare, the first English child born in America. The Lost Colony, Paul Green’s Symphonic Outdoor Drama, has been performed each summer since 1937 on the same site where these actual events occurred. Under the direction of Ira David Wood, III, a company of over 100 actors, dancers, singers, and technicians create a magical evening for your whole family.

Week of June 17, 2019 - June 23, 2019

Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Full Moon Climb

  • Monday, June 17th 8:30 PM
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Buxton

Enjoy a special opportunity to see Hatteras Island after hours from a bird’s eye perspective with the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Full Moon Climb. This one-night-only tour leads a small group of lighthouse visitors to the very top of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse to enjoy unparalleled views of the island that extend from Avon to Buxton and beyond, and which includes miles of Atlantic Ocean.

The Lost Colony 2019 Season

  • Monday, June 17th - Saturday, June 22nd 7:45 PM - 9:45 PM
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Manteo

Come see epic battles and Indian dances. Experience the sorrow and heartbreak of tragedy and loss. Witness the pageantry of the Queen and her court and celebrate the birth of Virginia Dare, the first English child born in America. The Lost Colony, Paul Green’s Symphonic Outdoor Drama, has been performed each summer since 1937 on the same site where these actual events occurred. Under the direction of Ira David Wood, III, a company of over 100 actors, dancers, singers, and technicians create a magical evening for your whole family.

Royal Tea at the Lost Colony

  • Thursday, June 20th 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM
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Manteo

Join us Thursday evenings at 6:15 PM for a once-in-a-lifetime experience – Royal Tea. Enjoy tea and sweets with the Queen’s Master of Ceremony and Sir Walter Raleigh, while waiting to be presented to Queen Elizabeth I. Have your picture taken with Her Royal Highness! Is it your birthday or anniversary, Royal Tea is perfect for celebrating a special occasion. You may attend Royal Tea with or without purchasing tickets to experience The Lost Colony. 

Kid’s Day in the Park at Whalehead

  • Friday, June 21st 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Corolla

Let the kids have a little fun off the sand at this special event that combines a world of fun, games and activity in one of the most picturesque destinations in Corolla village. 

Week of June 24, 2019 - June 30, 2019

The Lost Colony 2019 Season

  • Monday, June 24th - Saturday, June 29th 7:45 PM - 9:45 PM
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Manteo

Come see epic battles and Indian dances. Experience the sorrow and heartbreak of tragedy and loss. Witness the pageantry of the Queen and her court and celebrate the birth of Virginia Dare, the first English child born in America. The Lost Colony, Paul Green’s Symphonic Outdoor Drama, has been performed each summer since 1937 on the same site where these actual events occurred. Under the direction of Ira David Wood, III, a company of over 100 actors, dancers, singers, and technicians create a magical evening for your whole family.

Royal Tea at the Lost Colony

  • Thursday, June 27th 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM
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Manteo

Join us Thursday evenings at 6:15 PM for a once-in-a-lifetime experience – Royal Tea. Enjoy tea and sweets with the Queen’s Master of Ceremony and Sir Walter Raleigh, while waiting to be presented to Queen Elizabeth I. Have your picture taken with Her Royal Highness! Is it your birthday or anniversary, Royal Tea is perfect for celebrating a special occasion. You may attend Royal Tea with or without purchasing tickets to experience The Lost Colony. 

Kid’s Day in the Park at Whalehead

  • Friday, June 28th 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Corolla

Let the kids have a little fun off the sand at this special event that combines a world of fun, games and activity in one of the most picturesque destinations in Corolla village. 

Week of July 1, 2019 - July 7, 2019

The Lost Colony 2019 Season

  • Monday, July 1st - Saturday, July 6th 7:45 PM - 9:45 PM
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Manteo

Come see epic battles and Indian dances. Experience the sorrow and heartbreak of tragedy and loss. Witness the pageantry of the Queen and her court and celebrate the birth of Virginia Dare, the first English child born in America. The Lost Colony, Paul Green’s Symphonic Outdoor Drama, has been performed each summer since 1937 on the same site where these actual events occurred. Under the direction of Ira David Wood, III, a company of over 100 actors, dancers, singers, and technicians create a magical evening for your whole family.

Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Full Moon Climb

  • Monday, July 1st
Buxton

Come celebrate a milestone anniversary of the "Move of the Century" with this celebration that puts the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse in the spotlight. In the summer of 1999, the lighthouse made a difficult move from its dangerous position on the edge of the ocean to its new slightly inland home, and this incredible feat will be celebrated with gusto, and with a wealth of history, talks, and presentations along the way.

 

Independence Day 1850 At Island Farm

  • Thursday, July 4th 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Manteo

Take a step back in time to the Outer Banks of the mid-1800s, and celebrate Independence Day in a historical fashion, with a visit to The Island Farm. Located in the heart of Manteo, The Island Farm is a unique attraction that takes visitors on a tour of what life was like for island residents more than 150 years ago. Featuring a wealth of historic homes with period artifacts, live farm animals, and costumed interpreters who explain what life was like for these original locals, The Island Farm is both an educational and utterly fascinating attraction for visitors of all ages.

Royal Tea at the Lost Colony

  • Thursday, July 4th 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM
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Manteo

Join us Thursday evenings at 6:15 PM for a once-in-a-lifetime experience – Royal Tea. Enjoy tea and sweets with the Queen’s Master of Ceremony and Sir Walter Raleigh, while waiting to be presented to Queen Elizabeth I. Have your picture taken with Her Royal Highness! Is it your birthday or anniversary, Royal Tea is perfect for celebrating a special occasion. You may attend Royal Tea with or without purchasing tickets to experience The Lost Colony. 

Kid’s Day in the Park at Whalehead

  • Friday, July 5th 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Corolla

Let the kids have a little fun off the sand at this special event that combines a world of fun, games and activity in one of the most picturesque destinations in Corolla village. 

Week of July 8, 2019 - July 14, 2019

The Lost Colony 2019 Season

  • Monday, July 8th - Saturday, July 13th 7:45 PM - 9:45 PM
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Manteo

Come see epic battles and Indian dances. Experience the sorrow and heartbreak of tragedy and loss. Witness the pageantry of the Queen and her court and celebrate the birth of Virginia Dare, the first English child born in America. The Lost Colony, Paul Green’s Symphonic Outdoor Drama, has been performed each summer since 1937 on the same site where these actual events occurred. Under the direction of Ira David Wood, III, a company of over 100 actors, dancers, singers, and technicians create a magical evening for your whole family.

Royal Tea at the Lost Colony

  • Thursday, July 11th 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM
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Manteo

Join us Thursday evenings at 6:15 PM for a once-in-a-lifetime experience – Royal Tea. Enjoy tea and sweets with the Queen’s Master of Ceremony and Sir Walter Raleigh, while waiting to be presented to Queen Elizabeth I. Have your picture taken with Her Royal Highness! Is it your birthday or anniversary, Royal Tea is perfect for celebrating a special occasion. You may attend Royal Tea with or without purchasing tickets to experience The Lost Colony. 

Kid’s Day in the Park at Whalehead

  • Friday, July 12th 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Corolla

Let the kids have a little fun off the sand at this special event that combines a world of fun, games and activity in one of the most picturesque destinations in Corolla village. 

Wright Kite Festival

  • Saturday, July 13th - Sunday, July 14th 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Kill Devil Hills

Now celebrating its 41th year, the Wright Kite Festival is a celebration of aviation that takes place where flight began – the Wright Brothers Memorial. Walk through the sprawling grounds of the museum and gain a little knowledge of the birthplace of aviation and then put this knowledge to the test outside with Kitty Hawk Kites. Large kites will be on display throughout the weekend, joining in the sky with the Wright Memorial!

Week of July 15, 2019 - July 21, 2019

The Lost Colony 2019 Season

  • Monday, July 15th - Saturday, July 20th 7:45 PM - 9:45 PM
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Manteo

Come see epic battles and Indian dances. Experience the sorrow and heartbreak of tragedy and loss. Witness the pageantry of the Queen and her court and celebrate the birth of Virginia Dare, the first English child born in America. The Lost Colony, Paul Green’s Symphonic Outdoor Drama, has been performed each summer since 1937 on the same site where these actual events occurred. Under the direction of Ira David Wood, III, a company of over 100 actors, dancers, singers, and technicians create a magical evening for your whole family.

Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Full Moon Climb

  • Tuesday, July 16th 8:30 PM
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Buxton

Enjoy a special opportunity to see Hatteras Island after hours from a bird’s eye perspective with the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Full Moon Climb. This one-night-only tour leads a small group of lighthouse visitors to the very top of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse to enjoy unparalleled views of the island that extend from Avon to Buxton and beyond, and which includes miles of Atlantic Ocean.

Royal Tea at the Lost Colony

  • Thursday, July 18th 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM
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Manteo

Join us Thursday evenings at 6:15 PM for a once-in-a-lifetime experience – Royal Tea. Enjoy tea and sweets with the Queen’s Master of Ceremony and Sir Walter Raleigh, while waiting to be presented to Queen Elizabeth I. Have your picture taken with Her Royal Highness! Is it your birthday or anniversary, Royal Tea is perfect for celebrating a special occasion. You may attend Royal Tea with or without purchasing tickets to experience The Lost Colony. 

Kid’s Day in the Park at Whalehead

  • Friday, July 19th 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Corolla

Let the kids have a little fun off the sand at this special event that combines a world of fun, games and activity in one of the most picturesque destinations in Corolla village. 

Week of July 22, 2019 - July 28, 2019

Fisherman’s Camp

  • Monday, July 22nd - Friday, July 26th 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Manteo

Young visitors can enjoy a full week of fishing at some of the hottest spots in the central Outer Banks at this day camp that’s designed for budding anglers. The Fisherman’s Camp, which is orchestrated by the North Carolina Aquarium at Roanoke Island, will feature a full week of fishing from local piers, the surf, and the sound waters, and will hopefully result in plenty of great “fish stories” for everyone involved.

The Lost Colony 2019 Season

  • Monday, July 22nd - Saturday, July 27th 7:45 PM - 9:45 PM
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Manteo

Come see epic battles and Indian dances. Experience the sorrow and heartbreak of tragedy and loss. Witness the pageantry of the Queen and her court and celebrate the birth of Virginia Dare, the first English child born in America. The Lost Colony, Paul Green’s Symphonic Outdoor Drama, has been performed each summer since 1937 on the same site where these actual events occurred. Under the direction of Ira David Wood, III, a company of over 100 actors, dancers, singers, and technicians create a magical evening for your whole family.

Royal Tea at the Lost Colony

  • Thursday, July 25th 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM
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Manteo

Join us Thursday evenings at 6:15 PM for a once-in-a-lifetime experience – Royal Tea. Enjoy tea and sweets with the Queen’s Master of Ceremony and Sir Walter Raleigh, while waiting to be presented to Queen Elizabeth I. Have your picture taken with Her Royal Highness! Is it your birthday or anniversary, Royal Tea is perfect for celebrating a special occasion. You may attend Royal Tea with or without purchasing tickets to experience The Lost Colony. 

Kid’s Day in the Park at Whalehead

  • Friday, July 26th 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Corolla

Let the kids have a little fun off the sand at this special event that combines a world of fun, games and activity in one of the most picturesque destinations in Corolla village. 

Week of July 29, 2019 - August 4, 2019

The Lost Colony 2019 Season

  • Monday, July 29th - Saturday, August 3rd 7:45 PM - 9:45 PM
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Manteo

Come see epic battles and Indian dances. Experience the sorrow and heartbreak of tragedy and loss. Witness the pageantry of the Queen and her court and celebrate the birth of Virginia Dare, the first English child born in America. The Lost Colony, Paul Green’s Symphonic Outdoor Drama, has been performed each summer since 1937 on the same site where these actual events occurred. Under the direction of Ira David Wood, III, a company of over 100 actors, dancers, singers, and technicians create a magical evening for your whole family.

Royal Tea at the Lost Colony

  • Thursday, August 1st 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM
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Manteo

Join us Thursday evenings at 6:15 PM for a once-in-a-lifetime experience – Royal Tea. Enjoy tea and sweets with the Queen’s Master of Ceremony and Sir Walter Raleigh, while waiting to be presented to Queen Elizabeth I. Have your picture taken with Her Royal Highness! Is it your birthday or anniversary, Royal Tea is perfect for celebrating a special occasion. You may attend Royal Tea with or without purchasing tickets to experience The Lost Colony. 

Kid’s Day in the Park at Whalehead

  • Friday, August 2nd 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Corolla

Let the kids have a little fun off the sand at this special event that combines a world of fun, games and activity in one of the most picturesque destinations in Corolla village. 

Week of August 5, 2019 - August 11, 2019

The Lost Colony 2019 Season

  • Monday, August 5th - Saturday, August 10th 7:45 PM - 9:45 PM
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Manteo

Come see epic battles and Indian dances. Experience the sorrow and heartbreak of tragedy and loss. Witness the pageantry of the Queen and her court and celebrate the birth of Virginia Dare, the first English child born in America. The Lost Colony, Paul Green’s Symphonic Outdoor Drama, has been performed each summer since 1937 on the same site where these actual events occurred. Under the direction of Ira David Wood, III, a company of over 100 actors, dancers, singers, and technicians create a magical evening for your whole family.

Royal Tea at the Lost Colony

  • Thursday, August 8th 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM
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Manteo

Join us Thursday evenings at 6:15 PM for a once-in-a-lifetime experience – Royal Tea. Enjoy tea and sweets with the Queen’s Master of Ceremony and Sir Walter Raleigh, while waiting to be presented to Queen Elizabeth I. Have your picture taken with Her Royal Highness! Is it your birthday or anniversary, Royal Tea is perfect for celebrating a special occasion. You may attend Royal Tea with or without purchasing tickets to experience The Lost Colony. 

Kid’s Day in the Park at Whalehead

  • Friday, August 9th 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Corolla

Let the kids have a little fun off the sand at this special event that combines a world of fun, games and activity in one of the most picturesque destinations in Corolla village. 

Week of August 12, 2019 - August 18, 2019

The Lost Colony 2019 Season

  • Monday, August 12th - Saturday, August 17th 7:45 PM - 9:45 PM
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Manteo

Come see epic battles and Indian dances. Experience the sorrow and heartbreak of tragedy and loss. Witness the pageantry of the Queen and her court and celebrate the birth of Virginia Dare, the first English child born in America. The Lost Colony, Paul Green’s Symphonic Outdoor Drama, has been performed each summer since 1937 on the same site where these actual events occurred. Under the direction of Ira David Wood, III, a company of over 100 actors, dancers, singers, and technicians create a magical evening for your whole family.

OBX Pirate Festival

  • Wednesday, August 14th - Thursday, August 15th 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Nags Head

Get ready for a pirate invasion on the Outer Banks, courtesy of the two-day OBX Pirate Festival. This festival that will be held next to Jockey’s Ridge State Park in the central Outer Banks town of Nags Head promises plenty of swashbuckling good times and activities, and will be a memorable event for young and old salty visitors alike.

Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Full Moon Climb

  • Thursday, August 15th 8:00 PM
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Buxton

Enjoy a special opportunity to see Hatteras Island after hours from a bird’s eye perspective with the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Full Moon Climb. This one-night-only tour leads a small group of lighthouse visitors to the very top of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse to enjoy unparalleled views of the island that extend from Avon to Buxton and beyond, and which includes miles of Atlantic Ocean.

Royal Tea at the Lost Colony

  • Thursday, August 15th 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM
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Manteo

Join us Thursday evenings at 6:15 PM for a once-in-a-lifetime experience – Royal Tea. Enjoy tea and sweets with the Queen’s Master of Ceremony and Sir Walter Raleigh, while waiting to be presented to Queen Elizabeth I. Have your picture taken with Her Royal Highness! Is it your birthday or anniversary, Royal Tea is perfect for celebrating a special occasion. You may attend Royal Tea with or without purchasing tickets to experience The Lost Colony. 

Kid’s Day in the Park at Whalehead

  • Friday, August 16th 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Corolla

Let the kids have a little fun off the sand at this special event that combines a world of fun, games and activity in one of the most picturesque destinations in Corolla village. 

Ocracoke Fig Festival

  • Friday, August 16th - Saturday, August 17th
Ocracoke

Take a stroll along any shaded street in Ocracoke village and you’ll naturally notice the town’s love of all-things fig. Fig trees are everywhere in this coastal town, and during this annual celebration, visitors and locals alike can celebrate the fig through a myriad of  music, dancing, history, activities, and of course, plenty of fig goodies.

Anniversary of the Mirlo Rescue

  • Friday, August 16th 10:00 AM
Rodanthe

Come celebrate one of the most important events in Life-Saving local history with this special day at the Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site in the heart of Rodanthe. The rescue of the Mirlo was one of the most legendary rescues that was ever conducted by the US Life-Saving Service, and during this special day, visitors will dive deeper into this story courtesy of a wealth of activities that will fascinate visitors of all ages.

Week of August 19, 2019 - August 25, 2019

The Lost Colony 2019 Season

  • Monday, August 19th - Friday, August 23rd 7:45 PM - 9:45 PM
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Manteo

Come see epic battles and Indian dances. Experience the sorrow and heartbreak of tragedy and loss. Witness the pageantry of the Queen and her court and celebrate the birth of Virginia Dare, the first English child born in America. The Lost Colony, Paul Green’s Symphonic Outdoor Drama, has been performed each summer since 1937 on the same site where these actual events occurred. Under the direction of Ira David Wood, III, a company of over 100 actors, dancers, singers, and technicians create a magical evening for your whole family.

Royal Tea at the Lost Colony

  • Thursday, August 22nd 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM
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Manteo

Join us Thursday evenings at 6:15 PM for a once-in-a-lifetime experience – Royal Tea. Enjoy tea and sweets with the Queen’s Master of Ceremony and Sir Walter Raleigh, while waiting to be presented to Queen Elizabeth I. Have your picture taken with Her Royal Highness! Is it your birthday or anniversary, Royal Tea is perfect for celebrating a special occasion. You may attend Royal Tea with or without purchasing tickets to experience The Lost Colony. 

Week of September 9, 2019 - September 15, 2019

Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Full Moon Climb

  • Saturday, September 14th 7:30 PM
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Buxton

Enjoy a special opportunity to see Hatteras Island after hours from a bird’s eye perspective with the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Full Moon Climb. This one-night-only tour leads a small group of lighthouse visitors to the very top of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse to enjoy unparalleled views of the island that extend from Avon to Buxton and beyond, and which includes miles of Atlantic Ocean.

Week of October 21, 2019 - October 27, 2019

Blackbeard's Pirate Jamboree

  • Thursday, October 24th - Sunday, October 27th
Ocracoke

Come to Ocracoke Island for a Pirate Halloween! The Ocracoke Pirate Jamboree is an annual and multiple day event that is highlighted by a family-friendly Pirate Encampment by Blackbeard's Pirate Crew on Ocracoke Island, and an ensuing world of fun on the southern Outer Banks.

Week of October 28, 2019 - November 3, 2019

Roanoke Island Maritime Museum Haunted House

  • Thursday, October 31st 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Manteo

Enjoy an evening of history, mystery, and a few spooky surprises along the way at this Halloween-themed event that takes place at the Roanoke Island Maritime Museum, and which will be a wonderfully scary and engaging event for “kids” of all ages.

Evening Lantern Tours

  • Friday, November 1st 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Manteo

The historic Island Farm in Manteo takes on a spooky new appearance during this Halloween season event that will send chills down anyone’s spine. Highlighting this local attraction from an entirely new after-hours perspective, these spooky tours are sure to be a thrilling addition to any off-season Outer Banks vacation.

Currituck Heritage Festival

  • Saturday, November 2nd 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Powells Point

Embark on an adventure off the Outer Banks shoreline for this fun annual event that’s held in the heart of the Currituck Mainland. The Currituck Heritage Festival is a veritable celebration of All Things Inner Banks, with a wealth of activities, fun and games for kids, and a famous BBQ competition that will have all attendees ready to dive into this North Carolina staple.

Week of November 25, 2019 - December 1, 2019

Garden To Hearth; Heritage Cooking And Food Preservation

  • Friday, November 29th 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Manteo

Cap off a delicious Thanksgiving holiday on the beach with this special two-day event that is held at one of the Outer Banks’ favorite historic attractions. The “Garden To Hearth; Heritage Cooking And Food Preservation” event focuses on food, family, and history with a myriad of activities and cooking-related traditions that will make a visit to the Island Farm even more special, and more memorable.

Week of December 16, 2019 - December 22, 2019

Celebration of Wright Brothers First Flight

  • Tuesday, December 17th 8:30 AM
Kill Devil Hills

Enjoy an uplifting experience at the exact location where aviation was born at the annual Celebration of the Wright Brothers First Flight at the impossible-to-miss Wright Brothers Memorial in Kill Devil Hills. This day-long celebration honors the birthplace of flight, with a commemoration that coincides with the precise time that the first successful launch took place, and a wealth of activities throughout the day that will delight aviation fans of all ages.

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