Check out some of the festive events happening this week on the Outer Banks leading up to the holidays. And be sure to check back again next week for a Thanksgiving week calendar loaded with special holiday events and activities.
Break away from the wreath mold this holiday season and add a bit of bling to your front door with a custom door tag made by you at Paint the Plank! In this fun Wood Sign Class you are assisted with step-by-step instructions for creating wood sign decor pieces. No experience is necessary. This week’s class is Wednesday, November 14th from 6-8pm at Rooster’s Southern Kitchen.
The 9th Annual Wags & Whiskers Gala – A Starlit Night for the Animals will be held at The Pavilion at Pirate’s Cove on Friday, November 16th. This is a cooperative fundraiser for the 4 animal organizations of Dare County: the Coastal Humane Society, Feline Hope, Friends of Felines – Cape Hatteras Island, and the Outer Banks SPCA to provide care & assistance for animals in Dare. The event is an evening of music, dancing, full buffet dinner, beer/wine service, silent auction and an educational forum for all non-profits to educate the attendees on their respective organizations.
Friday & Saturday, November 16th & 17th will be All Saints’ Episcopal Church’s 16th Annual Holly Days Bazaar & Arts Festival. Over 34 vendors will be on site with their handcrafted 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! Come get your holiday shopping and fun started!
Jack Brown’s Beer & Burger Joint invites you to their first Fall Charity Cornhole Tournament on Saturday, November 17th in the yard benefiting Beach Food Pantry! Registration starts at 2pm and the tournament kicks off at 3pm. Teams of two and a $10 registration fee all goes to the food pantry. Featured beers & brewery reps will be there from Uinta Brewing, Delirium Brewery, and Fullsteam Brewery.
Come out to TRiO on Saturday, November 17 from 3-8pm for HarvestFest! This annual celebration of fall is your chance to taste the best the season has to offer. The TRiO mezzanine will be transformed with 7 tasting stations featuring wine, beer, cider, bubbly, cheese, cured meats and gourmet goodies that are perfect for holiday entertaining and gifting!
The off-season schedules of weekly lunch and dinner specials are in full swing at lots of Outer Banks bars and restaurants. Visit our Restaurant Specials section for a list of this season’s deals featured each day. There is also a steady lineup of live music to check out in our Music section.