This Week's Highlights

This Week

Opening Night The Lost Colony

  • Friday, May 27th 7:45 PM - 10:00 PM
Manteo

Toast the beginning of the 2022 season for one of the country’s most acclaimed outdoor dramas, The Lost Colony, with this special opening performance at the famed Waterside Theater in the heart of Downtown Manteo. The Lost Colony is the longest-running outdoor drama in America, and is an acclaimed production that tells the story of the first colonists to arrive from England to the “New World,” eventually creating a settlement just steps away from where the performance takes place.

Week of May 30, 2022 - June 5, 2022

Mustang Mornings

  • Wednesday, June 1st 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Grandy

Join us Wednesdays this summer for Mustang Mornings at the Farm. Beginning May 25, the Betsy Dowdy Equine Center will be open to the public from 10am – 2pm. Visit the farm, located on the mainland in Grandy, and meet the rescued Corolla horses currently in our care.

Week of June 6, 2022 - June 12, 2022

Mustang Mornings

  • Wednesday, June 8th 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Grandy

Join us Wednesdays this summer for Mustang Mornings at the Farm. Beginning May 25, the Betsy Dowdy Equine Center will be open to the public from 10am – 2pm. Visit the farm, located on the mainland in Grandy, and meet the rescued Corolla horses currently in our care.

Week of June 13, 2022 - June 19, 2022

Mustang Mornings

  • Wednesday, June 15th 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Grandy

Join us Wednesdays this summer for Mustang Mornings at the Farm. Beginning May 25, the Betsy Dowdy Equine Center will be open to the public from 10am – 2pm. Visit the farm, located on the mainland in Grandy, and meet the rescued Corolla horses currently in our care.

Week of June 20, 2022 - June 26, 2022

Coastal Soccer School

  • Monday, June 20th - Thursday, June 23rd 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Kill Devil Hills

With over 5,500 soccer campers since 2007, Coastal Soccer School in the Outer Banks, NC continues to grow in popularity every year. Our soccer camps are a great place for young soccer enthusiasts who want to improve their soccer skills, make new friends, and have fun! All skill levels are welcome to attend. We offer outdoor training, indoor training, and your choice of either 1.5 or 3 hour camp duration sessions.

Mustang Mornings

  • Wednesday, June 22nd 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Grandy

Join us Wednesdays this summer for Mustang Mornings at the Farm. Beginning May 25, the Betsy Dowdy Equine Center will be open to the public from 10am – 2pm. Visit the farm, located on the mainland in Grandy, and meet the rescued Corolla horses currently in our care.

Week of June 27, 2022 - July 3, 2022

Mustang Mornings

  • Wednesday, June 29th 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Grandy

Join us Wednesdays this summer for Mustang Mornings at the Farm. Beginning May 25, the Betsy Dowdy Equine Center will be open to the public from 10am – 2pm. Visit the farm, located on the mainland in Grandy, and meet the rescued Corolla horses currently in our care.

Ocracoke Independence Day Celebration

  • Saturday, July 2nd - Monday, July 4th
Ocracoke

Head to the tiny coastal village of Ocracoke for a big Independence Day celebration that includes fireworks, a parade, and plenty of family fun. The highlight of the Ocracoke Independence Day Celebration is the annual amazing fireworks display over the Silver Lake Harbor after the sun goes down. Visitors will find plenty of seating all around the harborfront docks, and can bring along beach chairs, towels, blankets, and everything they need to enjoy the show.

Week of July 4, 2022 - July 10, 2022

Ocracoke Independence Day Celebration

  • Saturday, July 2nd - Monday, July 4th
Ocracoke

Head to the tiny coastal village of Ocracoke for a big Independence Day celebration that includes fireworks, a parade, and plenty of family fun. The highlight of the Ocracoke Independence Day Celebration is the annual amazing fireworks display over the Silver Lake Harbor after the sun goes down. Visitors will find plenty of seating all around the harborfront docks, and can bring along beach chairs, towels, blankets, and everything they need to enjoy the show.

Mustang Mornings

  • Wednesday, July 6th 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Grandy

Join us Wednesdays this summer for Mustang Mornings at the Farm. Beginning May 25, the Betsy Dowdy Equine Center will be open to the public from 10am – 2pm. Visit the farm, located on the mainland in Grandy, and meet the rescued Corolla horses currently in our care.

Week of July 11, 2022 - July 17, 2022

Coastal Soccer School

  • Monday, July 11th - Thursday, July 14th 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Kill Devil Hills

With over 5,500 soccer campers since 2007, Coastal Soccer School in the Outer Banks, NC continues to grow in popularity every year. Our soccer camps are a great place for young soccer enthusiasts who want to improve their soccer skills, make new friends, and have fun! All skill levels are welcome to attend. We offer outdoor training, indoor training, and your choice of either 1.5 or 3 hour camp duration sessions.

Mustang Mornings

  • Wednesday, July 13th 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Grandy

Join us Wednesdays this summer for Mustang Mornings at the Farm. Beginning May 25, the Betsy Dowdy Equine Center will be open to the public from 10am – 2pm. Visit the farm, located on the mainland in Grandy, and meet the rescued Corolla horses currently in our care.

Week of July 18, 2022 - July 24, 2022

Mustang Mornings

  • Wednesday, July 20th 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Grandy

Join us Wednesdays this summer for Mustang Mornings at the Farm. Beginning May 25, the Betsy Dowdy Equine Center will be open to the public from 10am – 2pm. Visit the farm, located on the mainland in Grandy, and meet the rescued Corolla horses currently in our care.

Week of July 25, 2022 - July 31, 2022

Mustang Mornings

  • Wednesday, July 27th 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Grandy

Join us Wednesdays this summer for Mustang Mornings at the Farm. Beginning May 25, the Betsy Dowdy Equine Center will be open to the public from 10am – 2pm. Visit the farm, located on the mainland in Grandy, and meet the rescued Corolla horses currently in our care.

Week of August 1, 2022 - August 7, 2022

Mustang Mornings

  • Wednesday, August 3rd 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Grandy

Join us Wednesdays this summer for Mustang Mornings at the Farm. Beginning May 25, the Betsy Dowdy Equine Center will be open to the public from 10am – 2pm. Visit the farm, located on the mainland in Grandy, and meet the rescued Corolla horses currently in our care.

Week of August 8, 2022 - August 14, 2022

Outer Banks Pirate Festival

  • Wednesday, August 10th - Thursday, August 11th 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Nags Head

Get ready for a pirate invasion on the Outer Banks, courtesy of the two-day Outer Banks 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.

Mustang Mornings

  • Wednesday, August 10th 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Grandy

Join us Wednesdays this summer for Mustang Mornings at the Farm. Beginning May 25, the Betsy Dowdy Equine Center will be open to the public from 10am – 2pm. Visit the farm, located on the mainland in Grandy, and meet the rescued Corolla horses currently in our care.

Week of August 15, 2022 - August 21, 2022

Mustang Mornings

  • Wednesday, August 17th 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Grandy

Join us Wednesdays this summer for Mustang Mornings at the Farm. Beginning May 25, the Betsy Dowdy Equine Center will be open to the public from 10am – 2pm. Visit the farm, located on the mainland in Grandy, and meet the rescued Corolla horses currently in our care.

Week of August 22, 2022 - August 28, 2022

Mustang Mornings

  • Wednesday, August 24th 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Grandy

Join us Wednesdays this summer for Mustang Mornings at the Farm. Beginning May 25, the Betsy Dowdy Equine Center will be open to the public from 10am – 2pm. Visit the farm, located on the mainland in Grandy, and meet the rescued Corolla horses currently in our care.

Week of August 29, 2022 - September 4, 2022

Mustang Mornings

  • Wednesday, August 31st 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Grandy

Join us Wednesdays this summer for Mustang Mornings at the Farm. Beginning May 25, the Betsy Dowdy Equine Center will be open to the public from 10am – 2pm. Visit the farm, located on the mainland in Grandy, and meet the rescued Corolla horses currently in our care.

Week of October 10, 2022 - October 16, 2022

Outer Banks Seafood Festival

  • Saturday, October 15th 10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Nags Head

The Outer Banks Seafood Festival is rapidly becoming one of the highlights of the fall season, with plenty of fresh seafood, storytelling, and activities to keep everyone fully entertained. This all-day event takes place at the waterfront Event Site in Nags Head, and is a family-friendly outing that will make anyone fall in love with this staple of the Outer Banks’ culinary cuisine.

Week of October 17, 2022 - October 23, 2022

Wings Over Water

  • Tuesday, October 18th - Sunday, October 23rd
Rodanthe

The Outer Banks, and the Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge in particular, is known as one of the best bird watching destinations in the world, and the annual Wings Over Water celebrates this distinction like no other local festival. The weeklong event, which is held each October, features a wide range of educational programs, lectures, and opportunities to meet and greet with fellow birders. During this year's festival, attendees will also have the opportunity to go on guided birding trips, attend art and photography workshops, take a tram or kayak tour of National Wildlife Refuge, visit an ancient maritime forest, and much, much more. A complete schedule can be found online at the organization's website, and attendees should note that some programs do cost a small fee to participate.

Week of December 5, 2022 - December 11, 2022

Wings Over Water Encore

  • Friday, December 9th - Sunday, December 11th
Manteo

Visitors who missed the annual Wings Over Water festival - or who just want a second opportunity to admire the hundreds and thousands of birds that flock to the Outer Banks – won’t want to miss this special weekend where these feathered visitors are once again in the spotlight. The Wings Over Water Encore event is a weekend-long celebration of the many wintering waterfowl that are found at the Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge and beyond, and is a great way for birders to discover the off-season beauty of the OBX.

Week of December 12, 2022 - December 18, 2022

Celebration of Wright Brothers First Flight

  • Saturday, December 17th
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.