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September 2022

Outer Banks Kite Festival

September 9 @ 10:00 am - September 11 @ 4:00 pm

A regional kite festival that brings some of the nation’s best stunt kite pilots right here to our backyard. Come out and join us for two days of kite flying fun for the whole family. Enjoy massive display kites flying high, including a 100-foot octopus, 80-foot panda, and a 50-foot fish, and participate in FREE stunt and power kite lessons given by pros. On Sunday, come watch world-class displays of artistry and skill with kite flying set to music, synchronized…

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August 2022

Outer Banks SPCA Job Fair

August 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Outer Banks SPCA will be holding a job fair on Saturday, August 27 from 3-5pm at the Dare County Shelter – 378 Airport Road. The job fair will be an opportunity for interested individuals to learn about positions working with dogs and cats in the shelter as an Animal Care Technician and new positions as a part of the Operation Homeless Cats (OHC) project Those interested in working with the Outer Banks SPCA will be able to learn more…

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National Aviation Day 2022 and Orville Wright’s Birthday

August 19 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

National Aviation Day is celebrated on August 19th. The First Flight Society National Aviation Day Celebration is held at Dare County Regional Airport. The event runs from 10AM-3PM and consists of Airplane Displays, Exhibitors, and Food Trucks.

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The 40th New World Festival of the Arts

August 16 @ 10:00 am - August 17 @ 5:00 pm

The 40th New World Festival of the Arts, which will honor late founders Claire Grieves and Edward Greene, will be held on the Manteo waterfront from 10am to 5pm on Tuesday, August 16 and Wednesday, August 17. The free, family-friendly outdoor festival brings artists from all over the East Coast to downtown Manteo to showcase their fine art, including paintings, photography, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, jewelry, wood design, leather works, and fiber. A special awards reception will be held on Tuesday,…

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The Blood Connection Blood Drive 8/6

August 6 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

SATURDAY, AUGUST 6TH, 2022 AT 10 AM – 3 PM The Blood Connection will be hosting a community blood drive on the Outer Banks at the Outer Banks Family YMCA. All donors will receive a $20 e-gift card. All donors are asked to make an appointment to best control social distancing. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are highly recommended and take priority. To make an appointment, click https://donate.thebloodconnection.org/…/drive…/181199. Your TBC Donor Card or a photo ID will be required. For more…

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16th Annual Outer Banks Watermelon Festival

August 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Celebrate summer with Kitty Hawk Kites and Food Lion by supporting the Outer Banks Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Coalition at the 16th Annual OBX Watermelon Festival on Thursday, August 4th from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM at Kitty Hawk Kites in Nags Head. Enjoy this years activities (subject to change): Event T-Shirt Tie Dye Station Watermelon-themed Competitions Watermelon Bowling Arts and Crafts Splash Blast Tiki Toss Nature Out Loud Interactive Music Performance Native American Jewelry Making Lessons Face Painting Caricatures…

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Free admission to Wright Brothers National Memorial 8/4

August 4 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wright Brothers National Memorial will waive its entrance fee on six days in 2022. Park Website: https://www.nps.gov/wrbr/index.htm The six fee-free days will be: Thursday, August 4 – Anniversary of the Great American Outdoors Act 9a-5p (https://www.nps.gov/subjects/infrastructure/gaoa.htm) Saturday, September 24 – National Public Lands Day Friday, November 11 – Veterans Day Saturday, December 17 – 119th anniversary of the Wright brothers’ first flight

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11th Annual National Night Out KDH

August 2 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join Kill Devil Hills Police and Fire Departments for the 11th Annual annual NATIONAL NIGHT OUT at Lowe’s Home Imporovement in KDH on Tuesday, August 2nd from 5p-8p! Activities Include: • Free Food/Drinks • US Coast Guard • NC Wildlife • Outer Banks Hospital – Blood Pressure Checks • Dare County EMS • OBX SPCA $5 Rabies Clinic • Cub Scouts • Outer Banks Hotline • Dare County Sheriff’s Office • Car Seat Checks • NC Forestry Service • Space…

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National Night Out Manteo

August 2 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

National Night out returns to the Town of Manteo! Join us at this fun community-police awareness event on Tuesday, August 2, 2022 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Cartwright Park. This is a free family event with food, kids games and activities, and more. Join in the fun with First Responders, local community organizations, friends and neighbors!

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National Night Out Elizabeth City

August 2 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Elizabeth City Residents, The Elizabeth City Police Department invites you to join our National Night Out event happening on August 2, 2022 from 4:00pm – 9:00pm at Waterfront Park! National Night Out is an event held across the nation to promote crime prevention, police-community partnerships and neighborhood unity. We look forward to seeing you there in efforts to speak out against crime and gang activity in our community in order to enjoy security within our homes and neighborhoods. If you…

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