Enjoy an Extended Week of Special 3-Course Meals from Over 20 Restaurants … Friday, October 30th – Saturday, November 7th!
Outer Banks Restaurant Week gives local food enthusiasts and visitors an opportunity to enjoy 3-course lunch or dinner menus at participating restaurants for a fixed price of either $20 or $35. So much value and great restaurants from Duck to Rodanthe to choose from. Be sure not to miss it!
(Please note that sales tax and gratuity are not included in the pre-fixe price).
Participants compete for largest fish in four categories: stripers, flounder, puppy drum and speckle trout … plus there’s a single “Grand Slam” award for the individual who weighs in fish from at least three of the four categories, with the highest total weight.
Held on the first weekend in October with the expectation of more fish and warmer weather, the tournament commences on the Manteo waterfront, with docking available at the Maritime Museum, where registration will occur 4-7pm Friday October 16. A welcome social will include food, beverages and entertainment.
As a family event, promoters make it a special point to “take a kid fishing”. Prizes and trophies will be awarded in adult, women’s and youth divisions. A silent auction includes great prizes and gifts available for all tastes and budgets. Saturday night awards banquet will be fun for all with live music and a pig pickin’ by Chef Paul Mann & Crew.
This Manteo Rotary community fundraising event has provided over $260,000 in scholarships to deserving young people in Dare County. Bring the whole family out for great fun and support a great cause!
Outer Banks Seafood Festival is a fun and educational experience promoting, honoring and celebrating the area’s seafood heritage and community. The festival offers opportunities to meet watermen and see the tools of their trade, including boats, crab pots and pound nets. You’ll find cooking demonstrations, educational booths and, best of all, the chance to eat fresh, local seafood from more than a dozen restaurants.
This year’s special guests will include captains from the Nat Geo TV show, Wicked Tuna Outer Banks!
Join us at The Soundside event site located near milepost 16 in Nags Head. Admission is $3.00 for adults.
The 9th Duck Jazz Festival presented by PNC returns on Columbus Day weekend in 2015. On Sunday, October 11, 2015, enjoy the free, non-ticketed, day-long festival showcasing national, regional and local jazz musicians on two stages.
Gates open at 10:00 a.m. with live music starting at 11:00 a.m. Enjoy jazz-related events leading up to the main event with activities like a jazz-themed movie on the Green, live music and special activities taking place at local Duck businesses.
Join us for two full days of great music featuring:
Keller Williams & More Than A Little, Rusted Root, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, The Nth Power, Ryan Montbleau Band, Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds, Mike Dillon Band, Fruition, American Babies, The Fritz, Seth Stainback & Roosterfoot, Dead 27s, Ballroom Thieves, Violent Mae, Birddog, Sean Olds & The Church Of The Eternal, Big Bone Daddy, Lunar Test Drive plus artists at large: Mike Dillon, Farnell Newton, Josh Daniel, Mark Schimick and Greg Howell.
Presented by Mike Dianna’s Grill Room, proceeds benefit Corolla Wild Horse Fund and the Mustang Outreach Program.
For its “Scenic lighthouses around the USA,” 10Best offers a “look at some of the lighthouses throughout the country that you can climb and take a peek at their original Fresnel lenses, made in Paris.” Among the notable lighthouses, 10Best says, “Like its popular neighbor, the Cape Hatteras Light Station, the Bodie Island Light Station (pronounced “body”) in North Carolina’s Outer Banks sports black and white stripes. A recent restoration reopened the light station to the public in 2013, and visitors can now climb its 214 steps to the top for stunning views and a look at its original 1872 Fresnel lens, with 377 glass prisms, weighing in at 9,000 pounds and valued at $2 million.” [Please note the Bodie Island Lighthouse Tours run the third Friday in April through Columbus Day in October. The Bodie Island Visitors Center is open year-round.]