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June 2018

Hatteras Island Surf Film & Music Festival

June 29 @ 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Waves Village Watersports Resort, 24502 NC-12
Rodanthe, NC 27968 United States
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Free
Outer Banks events - Hatteras Island Surf Film & Music Festival

Film buffs, music lovers, surfers and visitors are invited to join us at the Hatteras Island Surf Film & Music Festival on June 28th and 29th at Waves Village in Rodanthe. Watch the screenings of 3 feature films and check out some never before seen movies from the Endless Summer series. Enjoy live music from Katie and the Tear Drops, Life Hacks, Cha Cha’s Cadillac and Ghosts of Evolution. In honor of legendary pro surf photographer, Mickey McCarthy, local artists…

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July 2018

Children’s Show Summer Series: The Wizard of Oz

July 11 @ 10:30 am
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One event on July 12, 2018 at 10:30am

Roanoke Island Festival Park, 1 Festival Park
Manteo, NC 27954 United States
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$5
Outer Banks events - plays - theater - Wizard of Oz - Roanoke Island Festival Park

Join us for this week's play in the Children's Show Summer Series in the indoor theater at Roanoke Island Festival Park. Brightstar Theatre presents their live performance of The Wizard of Oz. Follow comic duo, Lenny and Mabel, down the yellow brick road and meet all of your favorite characters along the way! Gain courage with the Cowardly Lion, take heart with the Tin Man, and find your wits with the Scarecrow in this fun, interactive retelling of the L.…

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Art in the Yard

July 15 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on October 21, 2018 at 1:00pm

Secret Spot Surf Shop, 2815 S. Croatan Hwy.
Nags Head, NC 27959 United States
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Outer Banks events - Secret Spot surf shop Nags Head - local art market

Support our local artists on the 3rd Sunday of every month at the Art in the Yard. This seasonal artisan market features a wide variety of the Outer Banks' favorite vendors, tons of amazing artists, music and much more. The market is located in the yard between The Spot and Secret Spot from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Featured Vendors Include: • Ramblin' Root • Sweater Box Confections • Toka Jewelry • Shoaling Waters Fish Prints • Erin Nicole Jewelry…

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Children’s Show Summer Series: Charlotte’s Web

July 18 @ 10:30 am
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One event on July 19, 2018 at 10:30am

Roanoke Island Festival Park, 1 Festival Park
Manteo, NC 27954 United States
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$5
Outer Banks events - plays - theater - Charlotte's Web - Roanoke Island Festival Park

Join us for this week's play in the Children's Show Summer Series in the indoor theater at Roanoke Island Festival Park. UNC Pembroke Theatre presents a live performance of Charlotte’s Web, based on the children's novel by E.B. White. It is the story of a little farm-raised pig named Wilbur who hatches a plan with a spider to ensure that he won’t end up on the dinner table. There will be a new live performance each week starring talented actors, magicians…

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Children’s Show Summer Series: Rumpelstiltskin

July 25 @ 10:30 am
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One event on July 26, 2018 at 10:30am

Roanoke Island Festival Park, 1 Festival Park
Manteo, NC 27954 United States
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$5
Outer Banks events - puppet show - theater - Rumpelstiltskin - Roanoke Island Festival Park

Join us for this week's world-class puppet show in the Children's Show Summer Series in the indoor theater at Roanoke Island Festival Park. Columbia Marionette Theatre presents their version of Rumpelstiltskin, a fast-paced, comedic take on the original Brothers Grimm story. Gwendolyn, the daughter of a poor miller, weaves straw into gold for the greedy king with the help of a troll. She soon discovers that his help comes with a very high price. There will be a new live…

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August 2018

Children’s Show Summer Series: Beauty and the Beast

August 1 @ 10:30 am
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One event on August 2, 2018 at 10:30am

Roanoke Island Festival Park, 1 Festival Park
Manteo, NC 27954 United States
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$5
Outer Banks events - plays - theater - Beauty and The Beast - Roanoke Island Festival Park

Come see this week’s play in the Children’s Show Summer Series in the indoor theater at Roanoke Island Festival Park. Brightstar Theatre brings literature to life with their presentation of the heart-warming fairy tale, Beauty and the Beast. Join comic duo, Lenny and Mabel, the self-proclaimed ”greatest actors in the world”, as they show us that beauty is what lies within. There will be a new live performance each week starring talented actors, magicians and musicians as part of the series.…

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Children’s Show Summer Series: Bathtub Pirates

August 8 @ 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
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One event on August 9, 2018 at 10:30am

Roanoke Island Festival Park, 1 Festival Park
Manteo, NC 27954 United States
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$5
Outer Banks events - plays - theater - Bathtub Pirates - Roanoke Island Festival Park

Come see this week’s puppet show in the Children’s Show Summer Series in the indoor theater at Roanoke Island Festival Park. Internationally-acclaimed puppet theatre company, Grey Seal Puppets, presents Bathtub Pirates. Follow the antics of Blackbeard and his crew as they commandeer a bathtub to carry out their daring plan. It's good clean fun for the whole family! There will be a new live performance each week starring talented actors, magicians and musicians as part of the series. Shows are held Wednesdays…

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New World Festival of the Arts

August 15 - August 16
Manteo, NC Manteo, NC 27954 United States + Google Map
Free
Outer Banks events - Manteo art show - New World Festival of the Arts

Bringing over 75 world-class artists from across the East Coast to sell and​ showcase their work, the New World Festival of the Arts returns to the Manteo waterfront August 15th & 16th from 10am - 5pm. The 37th annual outdoor juried art show will feature art from exhibitors including watercolors, oil & acrylic, drawings, photography, jewelry, sculpture, and pottery. Free admission, Free parking and shuttle.

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September 2018

OBX Arts & Craft Festival

September 5 - September 6
Hilton Garden Inn Kitty Hawk, 5353 N Virginia Dare Trail
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949 United States
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Outer Banks events - Arts & Crafts Festival

The annual OBX Arts & Craft Festival showcases the works of 25 talented Outer Banks artists. The two-day show features a wide array of creations in Painting, Pottery, Jewelry, Mixed Media, Collage, Photography, Woodwork, Glass, Metal, Fiber Art & more! The show also supports local charities. This year's OBX Arts & Craft Festival will be held on the Wednesday and Thursday of Labor Day Week, September 5 & 6 at the Hilton Garden Inn Outer Banks/Kitty Hawk. We hope to…

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Surfalorus Film Festival

September 20 - September 22
Outer Banks Outer Banks, NC United States + Google Map
Outer Banks events - surf film festival

Calling all surfers, filmmakers, nature lovers, water weirdos, cinephiles, and fans of everything aquatic to the 7th annual Surfalorus Film Festival! Surfalorus is a fun-and-sun filled cinematic synthesis of all things aquatic, showcasing the year’s hottest surf films and ocean documentaries with a series of outdoor sunset screenings and accompanying festivities. Presented by Cucalorus and the Dare County Arts Council, this three-day celebration of coastal North Carolina marine culture is coming to the Outer Banks on September 20-22, 2018! Join us every night…

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October 2018

2018 Invitational Fine Art Photography Show

October 2 - October 27
Glen Eure Ghost Fleet Gallery, 210 E Driftwood St
Nags Head, NC 27959 United States
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Outer Banks events - photography exhibit - art show - Ghost Fleet Gallery

Come see the works of fifteen of the Outer Banks finest photographers on display at Glen Eure's Ghost Fleet Gallery in Nags Head from Oct. 2nd through Oct. 27th. Their images focus on landscapes and the natural environment. Photographers include: Steve Alterman Chris Bickford Mark Buckler Mike Halminski Mike Hogan Gordon Kreplin Linda Lauby Steve Lautermilch Jeff Lewis Matt Lusk Ray Matthews Daniel Pullen Eve Turek Dan Waters George Wood

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Wings Over Water Wildlife Festival

October 16 - October 21
Outer Banks Outer Banks, NC United States + Google Map
Outer Banks wildlife festival - Wings Over Water - birds - waterfowl - photographers

The East coast’s premier wildlife festival features over 90 amazing wildlife trips and programs on Birding, Paddling, History, Photography, Art and more! Experienced leaders will hold programs in 6 national wildlife refuges and 6 Northeastern North Carolina counties! The 21st annual festival takes place over 6 days in October and another 3-day Winter encore session in December. See Full Schedule & Register Online

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Outer Banks Halloween Arts & Crafts Expo

October 24 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Secret Island Restaurant, 504 S. Virginia Dare Trail
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 United States
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Free
Outer Banks events - Halloween Arts and Crafts Expo

OBX Entertainment presents the inaugural Outer Banks Halloween Arts and Crafts Expo on Wednesday, Oct. 24 at Secret Island Restaurant in Kill Devil Hills, part of HalloWeek 2018. This event will feature handmade Halloween-themed local art, crafts, and creepy curiosities for sale from a variety of artisan vendors. Admission is free to the public.

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Halloween International Film Festival

October 25 - October 27
R/C Theatres Kill Devil Hills Movies 10, 1803 N Croatan Hwy
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 United States
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$12
Outer Banks halloween event - film festival

The 3rd Annual Halloween International Film Festival returns to Kill Devil Hills October 25-27, 2018 presented by Halloween Daily News and OBX Entertainment, featuring independent films submitted from around the world. The mission of this film festival is to promote the artistry of independent films made in the spirit of creativity, support the future of cinema by providing exposure for talented visionary filmmakers, and celebrate a collective passion for Halloween. All Festival film screenings will once again be shown at…

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Blackbeard’s Pirate Jamboree – 300th Anniversary

October 25 - October 28
Ocracoke Village Ocracoke, NC 27960 United States + Google Map
Outer Banks events - Blackbeard’s Pirate Jamboree - Ocracoke

Four days of swashbuckling fun - living history, ship battles, sword fights, historical talks, rowdy songs, and more! Chart your course to Ocracoke for the Annual Blackbeard’s Pirate Jamboree October 25 – 28, 2018 to commemorate the 300th Anniversary of Blackbeard’s historic last battle directly off the shores of Ocracoke Island.  Step back in time with the sights and sounds of 17th- and 18th-century pirate life as Ocracoke Island comes alive with pirate reenactment crews as they invade by land and…

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Bayou Ball

October 27 @ 7:00 pm
Pirate’s Cove Pavilion, 2000 Sailfish Dr.
Manteo, NC 27954 United States
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$125
Outer Banks Events - Bayou Ball - Dare County Arts Council

Dare County Arts Council cordially invites you to the Bayou Ball on Saturday, October 27 at Pirate’s Cove Pavilion in Manteo. The Bayou Ball will feature Cajun & Creole cuisine by Black Pelican Seafood Restaurant, festive decor by Holiday House Events, a silent auction and live full of fine art, as well as an entire night of entertainment by two-time Grammy Award winning musician Terrance Simien and the Zydeco Experience. Let's dress and party Louisiana style - wear your favorite cocktail attire with some Creole &…

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November 2018

The Outer Banks Forum for the Lively Arts presents… Collision of Rhythm

November 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
First Flight High School, 100 Veterans Dr
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-6965 United States
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$15 – $28
Outer Banks events - Outer Banks Forum for the Lively Arts - music

Delight with the “most mind-blowing act of the new millennium”- Collision of Rhythm. Think tap dancing percussion virtuoso mixed with a beatbox carrying motivational speaker. Collision of Rhythm has been featured on “America’s Got Talent” and “The Tonight Show,” and is best described as Stomp meets Blue Man Group meets Cirque du Soleil. You will leave this performance tapping your toes, clapping your hands, and feeling the rhythm! www.collisionofrhythm.com Sponsored by Outer Beaches Realty. Tickets: $28 adults, $15 students under…

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Manns Harbor Holiday Craft Show

November 9 - November 11
Manns Harbor Community Building, 6677 Hwy 64
Manns Harbor, NC 27953 United States
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Outer Banks events - holiday craft show - Manns Harbor

Come out to the annual Manns Harbor Holiday Craft Show at the Manns Harbor Community Building for great holiday gifts, handmade crafts, home decor, jewelry, canned goods, sweets, and so much more! Manns Harbor Womans Club will be selling breakfast and lunch. There will also be a 50/50 raffle and door prizes. Admission is free! Hours Friday & Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm Sunday: 11 am - 4 pm Email Lisa Smith for more information

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The Wright Brothers – Original High-Flying Musical

November 11 - November 12
Paparazzi OBX, 3848 N. Croatan Hwy.
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949 United States
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$20
Outer Banks events - Wright Brothers musical

The First Flight Society presents The Wright Brothers: Those Daring Young Men & Their Flying Machine. The play will be performed twice in November at Paparazzi OBX: On Sunday, November 11th, 2018 at 7 pm and also on Monday, November 12th at 2 pm. A highly engaging, musical story portraying the Wright Brothers’ legacy of perseverance, never giving up on your dreams, and inventive thinking. Experience the teamwork, brotherhood, and loyalty that led to the... 12 SECONDS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD! This performance is…

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Paint the Plank – Paint it Yourself Wood Sign Classes

November 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on November 28, 2018 at 6:00pm

Rooster’s Southern Kitchen, 804 S Croatan Hwy
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 United States
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$25 – $40
Outer Banks events - wood sign painting classes - art

Be Creative with PIY - Paint it Yourself - Wood Sign Classes! 🎨 Door Tags $40 (Custom + $10) In this mobile Wood Sign Class we assist you with step-by-step instructions - No experience necessary! 👉 All of our projects are customizable and 🐬 most importantly, our woodshops are fun! 🎉 Bring on the FUN!!! Make your own Wood Door Tags at #WorkingWomensWednesday Pre-Register In 2 Easy Steps!!! 👉 ONLINE at www.PaintThePlank.com 🎨 Step One - Select Your Event Location…

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All Saints’ Holly Days Bazaar & Arts Festival

November 16 @ 9:00 am - November 17 @ 3:00 pm
All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 40 Pintail Trail
Southern Shores, NC 27949 United States
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Outer Banks events - All Saints' Episcopal Church Holly Days Bazaar & Arts Festival

November 16th and 17th, will be All Saints' Episcopal Church's 16th Annual Holly Days Bazaar & Arts Festival. Over 34 vendors will be on site with their hand-crafted art for you to enjoy and purchase. You will find essential oils and soaps, pottery, stained glass, jewelry, painted gourds, framed prints, paintings, wooden art, knitted and sewn items, and much more! The event is open to the public Friday, November 16th from 9am to 6pm and again on Saturday, November 17th…

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Hatteras Island Arts and Craft Guild Holiday Show

November 23 - November 24
Cape Hatteras Secondary School, 48576 NC-12
Buxton, NC 27920 United States
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Outer Banks events - Hatteras Island holiday arts and crafts show

The Hatteras Island Arts and Craft Guild Holiday Show features a wide variety of talented local and regional artists and craftsmen, and is a special Hatteras Island tradition for holiday shoppers seeking those perfect coastal gifts and treasures. This is a family friendly event with handicap access and food available. The show will be open from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM each day. Be sure to stop by the raffle table for a chance at winning a piece of work…

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6th Annual Outer Banks Entrepreneurs Holiday Bazaar

November 24 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Ramada Plaza, 1701 S. Virginia Dare Trail
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 United States
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Outer Banks Entrepreneurs - Holiday Bazaar - arts crafts shopping

The 6th Annual Outer Banks Entrepreneurs Holiday Bazaar at the Ramada Plaza Nags Head Oceanfront is the perfect place to find something for everyone on your holiday shopping list. This is Small Business Saturday as well, so come out and meet over 50 local Artists, Crafters and Direct Salespersons showcasing their handmade items and ready-made goods. Shop local and support our community of female entrepreneurs. Holiday music will be provided throughout the day by DJ Cowboy. Door prizes will be…

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Paint the Plank – Paint it Yourself Wood Sign Classes

November 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on November 28, 2018 at 6:00pm

Rooster’s Southern Kitchen, 804 S Croatan Hwy
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 United States
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$25 – $40
Outer Banks events - wood sign painting classes - art

Be Creative with PIY - Paint it Yourself - Wood Sign Classes! 🎨 Door Tags $40 (Custom + $10) In this mobile Wood Sign Class we assist you with step-by-step instructions - No experience necessary! 👉 All of our projects are customizable and 🐬 most importantly, our woodshops are fun! 🎉 Bring on the FUN!!! Make your own Wood Door Tags at #WorkingWomensWednesday Pre-Register In 2 Easy Steps!!! 👉 ONLINE at www.PaintThePlank.com 🎨 Step One - Select Your Event Location…

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December 2018

Outer Banks Centre for Dance presents The Nutcracker

December 1 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
First Flight High School, 100 Veterans Dr
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-6965 United States
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$15 – $18
Outer Banks events - The Nutcracker - OBX Centre for Dance

The Outer Banks Centre for Dance presents The Nutcracker, Saturday, December 1st at 1pm & 7pm held at First Flight High School. Bring the whole family to this delightful holiday classic! There will be an Intermission, Concessions, and Photo Ops with Clara, Prince & Sugar Plum Fairy. Admission is $15 for the 1pm show and $18 for the 7pm show at the door. Buy tickets online at www.tututix.com/obxdance, call (252) 480-0506, or visit www.obxdance.com

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Wings Over Water Wildlife Festival – Encore Session

December 7 - December 9
Outer Banks Outer Banks, NC United States + Google Map
Outer Banks wildlife festival - Wings Over Water - birds - waterfowl - photographers

The East coast’s premier wildlife festival features over 90 amazing wildlife trips and programs on Birding, Paddling, History, Photography, Art and more! Experienced leaders hold programs in six national wildlife refuges! The annual festival takes place over 6 days in October and another 3 day Winter encore session in December. The December Wings Over Water Encore session is Friday, December 7th through Sunday the 9th. This portion of Wings Over Water is held later, in what is often colder weather. It…

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Island Craft Show & Flea Market

December 8 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Manteo First Assembly, 812 Wingina St
Manteo, NC 27954 United States
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Outer Banks events - Island Craft Show Flea Market

Manteo First Assembly's annual craft fair is Saturday, December 8th from 9am - 6pm across from Hotline Thrift Store in Manteo. The flea market features between 20 and 30 vendors selling local handmade crafts, jewelry, shabby chic decor, baked goods, woven mats, repurposed furniture, wreaths, ornaments, natural skin care, wooden signs, and a raffle of vendor items. BBQ plates, hot dogs and desserts will be available.

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TRiO Holiday Market

December 8 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
TRiO, 3708 N Croatan Hwy
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949 United States
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Outer Banks events - TRiO Holiday Market - arts crafts home decor

Come out for an afternoon of shopping and fun for a good cause at the annual TRiO Holiday Market. TRiO welcomes lots of wonderful local artists and artisans to this year’s market including: Handmade Jewelry from Silver Bonsai Gallery Handmade Wood Cheese Boards, Décor & More from Funktional Art Handmade Hot & Cold Compresses from Hot Mess OBX Seaglass and Beachglass Jewelry from Borders Beach Shop Marbled Accessories, Gifts & Goods from The Blue Moth Studio One-of-a-Kind Jewelry from All…

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Starving Artist Art Show

December 8 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cozy Kitchens, 921 W Kitty Hawk Rd
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949 United States
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Outer Banks events - holiday art show

Come do your holiday shopping while enjoying a festive little shin dig. 16 local artists, food, drinks by Camp Cocktail. Kid friendly. Everybody friendly.

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Crafts & Drafts

December 12 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Buffalo City Jug Shop, 1900 South Croatan Hwy, Suite B
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 United States
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Outer Banks events - Crafts and Drafts - holiday arts and crafts market - Santa

Eat, drink and BE MERRY - all while holiday shopping! Mark your calendars for Wednesday, December 12 from 5PM-8PM! Buffalo City Jug Shop and Country Deli are having a fabulous Holiday Market! Amazing local artists and vendors will fill the store with perfect gift ideas, we'll have raffles supporting local charities, and $5 pints all day. Come on out and support local! Partake in Santa, sandwiches and more local vendors next door at Country Deli! Cheers for a fun-filled holiday!

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