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Lifestyle OBX Photo of The Week
A Very Beachy Sunset – Kitty Hawk
Photo Credit: Jeanette Huntington

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This Week on The OBX

 


 

Thursday May 26th

OBX Sunrise 5K
This is a family fun event on the beautiful beaches of the Outer Banks featuring the new expansive shores of Nags Head. There will be a post-race/crab crawl, breakfast with refreshments, and of course the most beautiful sunrise on the East Coast. There will be finisher medals and Summer Series Shirts to all participants.

Twist-a-Tree
This program at Jockeys Ridge State Park will introduce the trees of the park and their benefits to humans and wildlife. This arts and craft activity will allow participants to “twist” a tree and decorate it while a ranger discusses the importance of trees. Materials will be provided, and finished trees can be taken home.

Soundside Nature Trail Hike
Get out and explore Jockeys Ridge with a state park ranger on a 1-mile loop hike along the sound.  NC State Park’s educational theme this year is “The Year of the Tree!”  You’ll be able to learn about trees alongside local wildlife and the park’s natural world.

25th Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show
The annual show is held in memory of Mollie A. Fearing, one of the founders of the Dare County Arts Council, and features an eclectic mix of artwork. The Mollie Fearing Memorial Show goes on display every May at the DCAC Gallery.

Chip Freund Solo Exhibit
In May, The Dare County Arts Council Vault Gallery will feature photography by Chip Freund. Welcome to The Water’s Edge. As you read this you are but steps from Roanoke Sound. Humanity has been living at the water’s edge since the beginning. Explore the beauty and rhythms in shorelines of sea, sound, lake, and stream through this exhibition. Images range from stunning colorful sunsets to small intimate landscapes, and abstract patterns and textures created at The Water’s Edge.

NC Digs
Visit Roanoke Island Festival Park’s latest traveling exhibit, NC Digs! The exhibit features five types of archaeological sites each of which can be found in North Carolina, along with a tool and technique important to excavating or analyzing each. An interactive panel, entitled “Reading the Clues” will allow participants to delve further into learning about archaeologists’ tricks of the trade.

 


 

Friday May 27th

Dune Hike
Ascend Jockeys Ridge with a state park ranger!  Along the way you can learn more about life on the dunes and just how unique the park really is.  The panoramic view will be memorable. 

Chip Freund Solo Exhibit

25th Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show

NC Digs

 


 

Saturday May 28th

OBWC Spring Arts & Crafts Fair
The Outer Banks Woman’s Club is holding a Spring Arts and Crafts Fair. Be sure to attend this fun event featuring local artists and crafters, a food truck, baked goods, and raffles. Proceeds from the Arts and Crafts Fair will support programs in the Outer Banks community and local scholarships.

Wildlife Discovery Table
Learn about the various creatures and species that roam Jockeys Ridge from a state park ranger. There are many unique critters who call the dunes home, and you might just have a chance to see some of them!

Chip Freund Solo Exhibit

25th Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show

NC Digs

 


 

Sunday May 29th

No events.

 


 

Monday May 30th

Shore Break 5k
Run, jog or walk, all are welcome! Come celebrate Cape Hatteras and give back to a great community! All proceeds from this event will go toward the Hatteras Island Youth Education Fund. This year’s post-race party will feature a light breakfast and complimentary micro beers from Carolina Brewery! All this while relaxing poolside on the oceanfront in beautiful Spa Koru!

 


 

Tuesday May 31st

NC Digs

 


 

Wednesday June 1st

NC Digs

 


 

Thursday June 2nd

2022 Rock the Cape Festival
Entering its 10th year, Rock The Cape will span two days of free, family-friendly fun celebrating the visual and performing arts on Hatteras Island June 2 and June 3. On Thursday, June 2 there will be a full day of art and live music at Kitty Hawk Kites’ Waves Village Watersports Resort in Rodanthe. On Friday, June 3 Rock The Cape will host Friday Arts on the Island, which is a First Friday tour of the galleries on Hatteras Island.

NC Digs

 


 

Friday June 3rd

Crystal Clear
In June, The Dare Count Arts Council Vault Gallery will feature beautiful crystalline pottery by Janet Gaddy and Timothy Moran of Brown Summit, NC. Crystalline is the art of growing crystals on pottery during the firing process, and Janet and Tim’s hand thrown porcelain features stunning crystal formations unique to each firing. Each piece they produce is hand thrown in fine porcelain and meticulously glazed via their 30 hour, 10-step process.

The Reality of Dreams
In June, The Dare County Arts Council will host a special student exhibition titled Reality of Dreams, featuring a collection of watercolor, acrylic and oil paintings by artists who participate in the ongoing weekly workshops at Dare County Arts Council, taught by Munroe Bell and Fay Davis Edwards. The artists participating in this exhibit range from beginners to professionals, each sharing their inspirations freely in an engaging and supportive classroom atmosphere.

2022 Rock the Cape Festival

NC Digs

 


 

Saturday June 4th

Crystal Clear

The Reality of Dreams

NC Digs

 


 

Sunday June 5th

No events.

 


 

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