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Out & About September 23rd, 2022

Theatre of Dare auditions for “The Man Who Came to Dinner” this weekend

If you’ve ever wanted to give acting a try, now is the perfect time.Theatre of Dare will need around 20 people for its December show, The Man Who Came to Dinner, and auditions are coming up September 25 and 26. “I’m excited, this is a perfect show for actors of all experience levels,” said director…Read More from Theatre of Dare auditions for “The Man Who Came to Dinner” this weekend

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Community OBX Life Top Stories September 23rd, 2022

Outer Banks Community Foundation 40th birthday celebrates local nonprofits, community philanthropy

The Outer Banks Community Foundation invites the public to its 40th Birthday Backyard Bash at the Outer Banks Brewing Station on Saturday, October 15 from 2 to 6 p.m. The free event will feature live music, birthday cake, and a $4,000 grant to be awarded to one local charity by event-goers. This community grant kicks…Read More from Outer Banks Community Foundation 40th birthday celebrates local nonprofits, community philanthropy

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Top Stories Weather September 22nd, 2022

UPDATED: Combo of Fiona waves, winds behind cold front creating dangerous surf conditions and overwash along Outer Banks

UPDATED, Friday, 8 a.m.: Northerly winds behind a cold front that passed over the region Thursday evening are combining with large swells from distant Major Hurricane Fiona, creating dangerous surf conditions and overwash at high tide that’s expected to continue into early Saturday. Sea water and sand were reported on N.C. 12 at multiple the…Read More from UPDATED: Combo of Fiona waves, winds behind cold front creating dangerous surf conditions and overwash along Outer Banks

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News September 22nd, 2022

Part of Neptune Drive in Kill Devil Hills closed Friday for sewer repairs

The Town of Kill Devil Hills will have a temporary road closure beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, September 23, 2022 for Neptune Drive at the west side of its intersection with S.Memorial Blvd. for wastewater utility repairs by Basnight Construction. Through traffic on Neptune Drive at the intersection will be prohibited during this closure….Read More from Part of Neptune Drive in Kill Devil Hills closed Friday for sewer repairs

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Community Out & About September 22nd, 2022

28th annual Kelly’s Charity Golf Tournament benefiting Outer Banks Community Foundation on Oct. 17

It’s that time of year we all hit the links and raise some money for the Outer Banks Community Foundation. The 28th annual Kelly’s Charity Golf Tournament will be held on Monday October 17, with a shotgun start at 12:45p at the Sea Scape Golf Club in Kitty Hawk. To help speed registration this year,…Read More from 28th annual Kelly’s Charity Golf Tournament benefiting Outer Banks Community Foundation on Oct. 17

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BIZ GOV Top Stories September 21st, 2022

Outer Banks Forever and Swells’a Brewing team up to support OBX national parks

Ahead of National Public Lands Day,  Outer Banks Forever, the official nonprofit partner of Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site and Wright Brothers National Memorial, and Swells’a Brewing Beer Company, the only ocean-view brewery in the Outer Banks, have teamed up to support the Outer Banks national parks through 1% For The Planet. 1%…Read More from Outer Banks Forever and Swells’a Brewing team up to support OBX national parks

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Out & About Top Stories September 21st, 2022

Music at Mariners’ Wharf Fall Music Festival continues Saturday in downtown Elizabeth City

Elizabeth City Downtown, Inc. announces The 2022 Music at Mariners’ Wharf Fall Music Festival has been set for the weekend of September 23 and 24 at Mariners’ Wharf Park in Downtown Elizabeth City. It is the closeout weekend to the eight-week Music on the Green at Mariners’ Wharf Park Summer Music Series, which ends on…Read More from Music at Mariners’ Wharf Fall Music Festival continues Saturday in downtown Elizabeth City

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Visitor Economy September 21st, 2022

Cape Hatteras National Seashore reports over 2 million visitors through August

By Joy Crist, IslandFreePress.org With 412,239 visitors recorded in August, the Cape Hatteras National Seashore (CHNS) is on track to have another banner year for visitation in 2022. Per statistics from the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau, CHNS recorded a total of 2,043,904 visitors for the first eight months of the year, or from January 1…Read More from Cape Hatteras National Seashore reports over 2 million visitors through August

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September’s business comings and goings on the Outer Banks and in northeast N.C.

Editor’s note: As part of our commitment to “Covering The Business News of the Greater Outer Banks”, WOBX will be updating this story on a regular basis with information on businesses that are getting rolling, those that are unfortunately having to call it quits, updates on staff, manager and owner changes, and other similar information….Read More from September’s business comings and goings on the Outer Banks and in northeast N.C.