This Week on The OBX
Thursday June 22nd
Nags Head 5k Race Series
This is a walker, runner, racer, family friendly chip timed event in the beautiful Village of West Nags Head. Race Fee includes event t-shirt, finisher medal, chip timing and post-race refreshments and snacks. There is no pre-event day packet pickup. Packet pickup/Check-in and late walk-up registration is always available race morning on site at the race start line.
Dowdy Park Farmer’s Market
The Dowdy Park Farmers Market has transformed from a simple market to a vibrant community hub. Alongside the fresh produce, local honey, and freshly baked bread, the market hosts fitness classes, live music, and local art shows, making it a destination for more than just shopping. The variety of handcrafted jewelry, local art, and homemade preserves ensure that you’ll leave with something unique and special.
In June, The Dare County Arts Council Vault Gallery will feature woodwork by Tyson Andrews. When you enter Tyson Andrews’ Whimsical Woodworking expect to see mind-bending patterns and shapes that remind you of M.C. Escher and Alice In Wonderland. A combination of exotic and domestic hardwoods are used to make a variety of jewelry boxes, unique cutting boards, some epoxy work, and of course the grandfather clock!
Outside Straight Lines
In celebration of the nationally recognized Pride Month, Dare Arts has partnered with Out On The OBX and OBX Pridefest, to present their first ever exhibit highlighting work by queer artists in June. The month-long exhibition will highlight a variety of media including paintings, jewelry, fiber art, ceramics, photography, and drawings by local and regional artists who self-identify within the LGBTQ+ community.
Friday June 23rd
Saturday June 24th
With a long-standing history, the Manteo Farmers Market has built a reputation for offering a wide variety of locally sourced goods. From fresh produce like corn, tomatoes, and blueberries to handcrafted items such as pottery, glasswork, and textiles, the market truly offers a taste of the Outer Banks. Local artists often showcase their work here, adding a splash of color and creativity to the market scene.
Secotan Farmers Market
A producer-only farmers market in Wanchese featuring fresh produce, rotating artisans and so much more. Our family of producers join each market in person to share food and goods that they have grown or crafted themselves here in Northeastern North Carolina.
Sunday June 25th
Monday June 26th
Tuesday June 27th
Avon Farmers Market
The Avon Farmers Market is a treasure trove of local produce and handmade goods. Here, farmers display a variety of fresh fruits, vegetables, and local meats, while artisans offer handmade soaps, unique crafts, and local artwork. This market provides a perfect opportunity for those seeking the freshest catch from the sea or a one-of-a-kind souvenir to take home.
First Flight Market
The Town of Kill Devil Hills is proud to present you with the opportunity to shop local and support small businesses at the First Flight Farmers Markets. With around 65 vendors planning to participate (and different ones at each market) – including food trucks – and a wide variety of goods from sweet & savory treats, woodworking, photography, paintings, jewelry, candles, bath and body items and so much more – you’re sure to find tons of one-of-a kind items for yourself and others!
Wednesday June 28th
Thursday June 29th
Friday June 30th
Hatteras Race Series
It’s summertime on the Outer Banks. Get your morning started right by adding fun and fitness to your vacation. Enjoy a flat fast paced run/walk through beautiful Kinnakeet Shores in Avon, NC part of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore. Everyone gets a T-shirt, unique finisher medal and chip timing. A light post-race breakfast and refreshments are provided at the finish line.
Saturday July 1st
Sunday July 2nd
Independence Beer Mile
Join the Brewing Station crew for an American Independence themed beer mile. Drink, Run, Drink, Run, Drink, Run, Drink, Run, Party! Backyard party, chip timing and T-shirt included. This is an adult 21 and over only social run. Prizes to the fastest male and female overall. Wear your American spirit finest, costume contest judging for most creative.
Surfrider Foundation Beach Cleanup
Kitty Hawk Kites is partnering with Surfrider Foundation Outer Banks Chapter to host a series of beach cleanups this season. Participants will meet at the Ocean Bay Blvd. public beach access. Once volunteers have checked in, they will receive gloves and cleanup bags, and will be free to clean up a stretch of beach of their own choosing. Whether it be their favorite spot to hang out or their home beach access
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