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Upcoming Events in Manteo North Carolina


March

14 - 9 Priceless Pieces Past and Present Quilt Extravaganza - Old quilts, new quilts, quilts with stories, beauty and memories hang for the month at Roanoke Island Festival Park Gallery. The annual exhibition features quilts with a connection to Dare County either by owner or maker. The gallery is transformed with quilts hanging from the rafters and the room is abuzz with quilters working on projects and talking about their passion. Hours are Monday- Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and volunteers keep the gallery open on weekends from noon- 4 p.m. The show is free and open to the public.

Address: Art Gallery at Roanoke Island Festival Park
One Festival Park
Manteo, NC 27954 , Manteo, North Carolina
Ph: (252)475-1500 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: information.dept@ncmail.net
Fee: Fee

April

18 - 26 Land of Beginnings Festival - This is a week-long festival with many exciting events concluding with a black- tie gala on April 12th. Call the Lost Colony for a detailed schedule. (252) 473-2127 or visit www.thelostcolony.org.

Address: Dare County Venues
One Festival Park
Manteo, NC 27954 , Manteo, North Carolina
Ph: (252)475-1500 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: information.dept@ncmail.net
Fee: Fee

18 Children's Fun Fair - Enjoy a free day of fun at Wright Brothers National Memorial Pavilion in Kill Devil Hills. Designed especially for kids, the event will offer a wide variety of educational, entertaining and hands-on activities.

Address:
1409 National Park Dr
, Manteo, North Carolina
Ph: (252)473-3414 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@thelostcolony.org

26 Black-Tie Gala - Experience a party on a grand scale like none other. Feast on sumptuous food; hustle to win the bid for art work, vacation packages, memorabilia and other items in a silent auction; have your sweet delights in a sweet shop; relax to the elegance of a classical ensemble; and dance the night away to the eclectic mix of Beach Music, Disco, Classic Motown, Oldies, and Big Band Swing. Proceeds to benefit The Lost Colony.

Address:
1409 National Park Dr
Manteo, NC 27954 , Manteo, North Carolina
Ph: (252)473-3414 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@thelostcolony.org
Fee: Fee

2 Tour De Cure - 100-mile ride from Chesapeake, VA to Manteo, NC where participants will end their fundraising journey at Roanoke Island Festival Park. A benefit for the American Diabetes Association. For more information, call (757) 455-6335, Ext 3276 or 1-888-DIABETES, Ext. 3281

Address: Outdoor Pavilion at Roanoke Island Festival Park , Manteo, North Carolina
Ph: (252)475-1500 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: information.dept@ncmail.net
Fee: Fee

May

17 74th Anniversary Season of The Lost Colony - See an American original drama found only on Roanoke Island in North Carolina's Outer Banks. Experience a 400 year-old mystery performed under a canopy of stars at Waterside Theatre. Performances are nightly at 8:30 p.m., Sundays through Fridays (no performance on July 4th). On Sundays, The Lost Colony alternates with a Sunday Broadway Series. May - August.

Address: 1409 National Park Dr , Manteo, North Carolina
Ph: (252)473-3414 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@thelostcolony.org
Web: www.thelostcolony.org

6 - 14 Annual Cobia - Inshore Attack - Tournament - For more information call 800-422-3610,

Address:
1 Sailfish Drive
, Manteo, North Carolina
Ph: (252)473-6800 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@pirates-cove.com
Web: www.fishpiratescove.com
Fee: Fee

8 Summer SoundFest - CapSan Media will present a selection of bands for this outside event. Food and beverage will be available. No coolers will be allowed. Call (252) 475-1888 for details.

Address: Outdoor Pavilion at Roanoke Island Festival Park
One Festival Park
Manteo, NC 27954 , Manteo, North Carolina
Ph: (252)475-1500 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: information.dept@ncmail.net
Fee: Fee

13 - 1 Backstage Tours - The Lost Colony - The ultimate insider treat! Perfect for groups or individuals. The 45-minute walking tour includes exclusive views of the theatre, costume shop, and props. Tours are nightly at 6:30 p.m. and limited to the first 50 guests. Reservations required. Tickets are $5 per person.

Address:
1409 National Park Dr
Manteo, NC 27954 , Manteo, North Carolina
Ph: (252)473-3414 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@thelostcolony.org
Fee: Fee

June

13 - 1 The Lost Colony Backstage Tours - See theatrical secrets revealed! The 45-minute walking tour includes the costume shop, dressing rooms, an up-close look at the sets and a chance to interact with the actors; nightly at 6:30 PM. Reservations required.

Address:
1409 National Park Dr
Manteo, NC 27954 , Manteo, North Carolina
Ph: (252)473-3414 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@thelostcolony.org
Fee: Fee

19 - 21 Annual Tuna Round-Up - The Tuna Round-Up is the kick-off event for the Pirate's Cove Big Game Tournament Series. The tournament is held annually the weekend after Memorial Day, with registration on Thursday and fishing on Friday and Saturday.

http://www.fishpctournaments.com

Address: 1 Sailfish Drive , Manteo, North Carolina
Ph: 800-367-4728 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@pirates-cove.com
Web: www.fishpiratescove.com

24 - 10 NCSA Summer Performance Festival - Students from the NC School of the Arts will perform Tuesday- Friday. Most of these performances will be musical except for Wild Wednesday, which will feature special events from music, dance and drama.

Address: Outdoor Pavilion, One Festival Park , Manteo, North Carolina
Ph: (252)475-1500 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: RIFP.Information@ncmail.net

16 - 17 Annual Small Fry Tournament - The Small Fry Tournament is family fun time! Held annually around the 4th of July. Two categories of fishing for children 3-8 and 9-15. The entry fee is nominal and includes a t-shirt and lunch! Trophies are presented in each category for the largest fish caught. Target species are spot, bluefish, trout and flounder.

Address: 1 Sailfish Drive , Manteo, North Carolina
Ph: 800-367-4728 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@pirates-cove.com
Web: www.fishpiratescove.com

July

7 - 10 Annual Carolina Boat Builders Tournament - The mission of the Dare County Boat Builders Foundation is to develop, encourage and promote public awareness of the historical and cultural heritage of boat building in Dare County and to support educational opportunities for students.

Registration: Friday. Fishing: Sat. and Sun.

http://www.dcbbf.org/fishing/schedule/

Address: 1 Sailfish Drive , Manteo, North Carolina
Ph: 800-367-4728 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@pirates-cove.com
Web: www.fishpiratescove.com

August

30 - 31 Annual Alice Kelly Ladies Only Memorial Billfish Tournament - Leading up to the Pirate's Cove Billfish Tournament the ladies get their turn to reel in the Big One! The Alice Kelly Tournament is an annual event the Sunday before the Billfish Tournament. The Annual Alice Kelly Tournament is a fund raiser event for the Outer Banks Cancer Support Group. With an entry fee of only $500.00 per boat it is a great way to help out your community and have a great time on the water.

Address: 1 Sailfish Drive , Manteo, North Carolina
Ph: 800-367-4728 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@pirates-cove.com
Web: www.fishpiratescove.com

30 - 31 Annual Roanoke Island American Indian Cultural Festival & Powwow - Grand Entry on Saturday will begin at 12:00 Noon and at 1PM on Sunday. Featuring gatherings of American Indian tribes from across the nation dressed in tribal regalia, traditional & contemporary American Indian music, dance, visual arts, storytelling, back wood survival demos, crafts and health screenings while learning about various dances and the regalia worn. Always held the second weekend in Aug. Saturday, (10:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.) and Sunday, (10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.)

At various times during the day, the Master of Ceremonies will invite the public to participate in social dances. Educational displays will exhibit artifacts used and items traded by the American Indians. American Indian foods as well as other festival foods will be available for purchase.  Additionally, all veterans and servicemen and servicewomen will be honored. All native drummers, dancers, traders and food vendors are welcome.

Address: Airport Pavilion Lawn located on Airport Road across from the Aquarium
410 Airport Road
Manteo, NC 27954 , Manteo, North Carolina
Ph: 757-477-3589 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: pacoeagle1@ncalgonquians.com
Web: www.ncalgonquians.com
Fee: Adults: $5 (Ages 13 and above) Children: $3 (Ages 3 -12) Free: Ages 2 and under

31 OBX Beach Music Festival - Gates open at 11:30 a.m. and bands will start at noon. Those include The Johnny Dollar Band; The Coastland Band; The Embers; The Band of Oz; and more. Nini Camps will be a special guest. In addition there will be two shad contests! Tickets are $20.00 in advance and $25.00 at the gate. Tickets may be purchased on line at www.theouterbanksbeachmusicfestival.com beginning June 15th or at the Arrival Center at Roanoke Island Festival Park between the hours of 9 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Address: Outdoor Pavilion at Roanoke Island Festival Park
One Festival Park
Manteo, NC 27954 , Manteo, North Carolina
Ph: (252)475-1500 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: information.dept@ncmail.net
Fee: Fee

1 - 5 Annual Pirate's Cove Billfish Tournament - The annual Pirate's Cove Billfish Tournament is a world-class event and home to the State Record Blue Marlin caught on the 25th Anniversary of the tournament, weighing in at a whopping 1,228.5 pounds!

Top Prize money is big - $850,000 based on 120 entries! Check the schedule of events for all the entertainment and activities throughout the week. To enter, download the registration form and rules. Fishing, Fun and Friends is what it is all about! http://www.pcbgt.com

Address: 1 Sailfish Drive , Manteo, North Carolina
Ph: 800-367-4728 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@pirates-cove.com
Web: www.fishpiratescove.com

4 Virginia Dare Faire - Celebrate Virginia Dare's 423rd birthday at Fort Raleigh National Historic Site on Roanoke Island. Attend a day of free activities with music, games and fun for the family. Reserve your seats early for the evening performance of The Lost Colony that cameos infant actors as baby Virginia?ticket charges apply.

Address: 1409 National Park Dr
Manteo, NC 27954 , Manteo, North Carolina
Ph: (252)473-3414 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@thelostcolony.org
Web: www.thelostcolony.org

12 - 14 Annual 'Allison' White Marlin Release Tournament - For more information call 800-422-3610.

Address:
1 Sailfish Drive
, Manteo, North Carolina
Ph: (252)473-6800 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@pirates-cove.com
Web: www.fishpiratescove.com
Fee: Fee

September

22 CapSan Labor Day Concert - Noon-7 p.m. Outdoor Pavilion. A concert will be held. Call for more information.

Address: One Festival Park , Manteo, North Carolina
Ph: (252)475-1500 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: information.dept@ncmail.net

October

15 Trick or Treat Under the Sea - Treat you and your family to a fun, safe Halloween event at the NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island in Manteo, NC. Crazy costume contests, spine-tingling scream contests and spooktacular crafts and activities are just a few things to howl about. Lots of treats for all ages. Tickets are sold in advance.

Address: 374 Airport Road , Manteo, North Carolina
Ph: (252)473-3494 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: rimail@ncaquariums.com

November

28 - 29 Annual Manteo Rotary Rockfish Rodeo - The Outdoor Pavilion. A fishing tournament sponsored by the Manteo Rotary Club. Registration is Friday and fishing is Saturday.

Address: One Festival Park , Manteo, North Carolina
Ph: 800-367-4728 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.fishpiratescove.com

December

16 - 17 Manteo Rotary Rockfish Rodeo - Outdoor Pavilion. A fishing tournament sponsored by the Manteo Rotary.

Address:
One Festival Park
, Manteo, North Carolina
Ph: (524)736-6442 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: information.dept@ncmail.net

16 Christmas in the Park - A holiday open house?Enjoy this seasonal celebration with The Lost Colony. This holiday season event turns things upside down?even the Christmas tree hangs upside down. There will be special discounts at the gift shop to assist in your holiday shopping. Don?t miss the holiday food, music, and door prizes at this Fort Raleigh holiday celebration.

Address:
1409 National Park Dr
Manteo, NC 27954 , Manteo, North Carolina
Ph: (252)473-3414 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@thelostcolony.org
Fee: Fee

16 The Lost Colony Christmas Open House - This holiday season event turns things upside down ? even a Christmas tree hangs upside down. Don?t miss the food, music, and door prizes. Celebrate the holiday at The Lost Colony Building.

Address:
1409 National Park Dr
Manteo, NC 27954 , Manteo, North Carolina
Ph: (252)473-3414 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@thelostcolony.org
Fee: Fee

19 Oakwood Waits Holiday Concert - The exultant blending of the voices of the Oakwood Waits has been heard all over the state of North Carolina. They will feature a selection of Christmas music, spreading the joy of the season. The performance is free and open to the public.

Address: The Film Theatre
One Festival Park
Manteo, NC 27954 , Manteo, North Carolina
Ph: (252)475-1500 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: RIFP.Information@ncmail.net
Fee: Fee

19 Town of Manteo's Annual Christmas Parade with Santa - Pre-parade show begins at 10am at the Christmas reviewing stage in front of the historic Dare County courthouse on Queen Elizabeth Avenue. Parade begins at 11pm starting at the Manteo High School and winding its way along the waterfront and past the courthouse, ending at the College of the Albemarle (formerly Manteo Middle School).

Address: 407 Budleigh St. , Manteo, North Carolina
Ph: (252)473-2133 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: information.dept@ncmail.net

23 - 4 Shoreline Entertainment Christmas Show - December 10,11,12,13,14,17,18,19,20,21 at 8 p.m. This local production company will be presenting a musical. Call (252) 475-1500 for more information.

Address:
One Festival Park
Manteo, NC 27954 , Manteo, North Carolina
Ph: (252)475-1500 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: information.dept@ncmail.net
Fee: Fee

27 Annual Holiday Tour of Homes - 2-7 p.m. Historic Manteo. Come to the historic town of Manteo for this great event including a tour of homes, the Elizabethan Gardens and the Island Farm. The tour is sponsored by the Manteo Preservation Trust.

Address: 407 Budleigh St. , Manteo, North Carolina
Ph: (252)475-1500 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: information.dept@ncmail.net
Fee: Tickets $15.

10 Elizabethan Christmas - Visitors to the Park can get a taste of 16th century holiday traditions as they make decorations, learn special dances, sing songs, discover food and drink of the season, and indulge in merriment with members of the Guild of St. Andrew. Many events will be held inside and the celebration will go on, rain or shine. In the Settlement Site visitors can join with the interpreters as they ?recreate? their celebration in the American wilderness, with simple decorations and a roast over the open fire. There may even be a few more surprises of the season.

Address:
One Festival Park
Manteo, NC 27954 , Manteo, North Carolina
Ph: (252)475-1500 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: information.dept@ncmail.net
Fee: Fee

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Cape Hatteras National Seashore

Preserves and protects 75 miles along North Carolina's Outer Banks. National park includes Cape Hatteras Lighthouse and visitors centers at Buxton (year-round), Bodie Island and Ocracoke (seasonal)

Manteo, NC Nature Preserves

North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island

The North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island presents the aquatic environments of coastal Carolina through its theme "Water of The Outer Banks." The aquarium'

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Fort Raleigh National Historic Site

A beginning chapter in the story of America is kept on the north end of Roanoke Island at Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, the place of England's first colonization efforts. Sir Walter Raleigh's explorers and colonists established settlements in this area in 1585 and 1587

Manteo, NC Historic Sites

Roanoke Island Inn

Eight-room waterfront inn on Roanoke Island. Historic Inn with private outside entrances. Located at the south end of the boardwalk in the heart of town.

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