View light displays sponsored by Outer Banks area organizations, businesses and residents in the parking lot of Jockey’s Ridge State Park on Fridays and Saturdays beginning on Saturday, November 24th in coordination with Kites with Lights and the lighting of the tree; running through December 29th. Sunset is approximately 5PM and the park will stay open until 7PM for viewing the lights. A hot cocoa booth will be staffed by Friends of Jockey’s Ridge volunteers at the Visitor Center.
Stroll along enchanted garden paths and discover the joy of the season with holiday lights, sights and sounds transforming The Elizabethan Gardens into an illuminated winter wonderland. The radiant glow of the gardens, traditional holiday décor and fantastical displays are a true spectacle to behold. Festive trees grace the Gatehouse and Reception Hall and a crackling open-air fire warms the Great Lawn. Seasonal gift shop and plant sales coincide.
Adults: $11 | Youth (ages 6-17): $9 | Child (5 and under): $6 | Extended passes available
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Open from 6pm-9pm. Last tickets sold at 8:15pm.
Tuesdays to Saturdays in December
Friday and Saturdays in January
(Closed on Dec 24, 25, 31 and Jan 1)
Please Note: This event is out of doors and subject to cancellation due to weather. If weather appears threatening, please call ahead or check the website for details.
For info or details, call 252-473-3234 or visit www.elizabethangardens.org.
Help our furry friends at the Outer Banks SPCA this holiday season! This year’s collection begins on Monday, November 26, and ends on Friday, January 4. Donate a bag of pet food weighing 7 pounds or more and receive one free same-day admission to the NC Aquarium! Other donations will be accepted, including blankets, peroxide, cotton balls, dog and cat toys and kitty litter.
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 was instituted especially for birders and photographers, hoping for a better possibility of seeing large flocks of migratory birds and waterfowl.
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Come out to the Outer Banks Brewing Station and cheer on your favorite team with your friends! Enjoy wing specials all day and football on the big screen every Sunday during the NFL season.
Every Sunday night at Basnight’s Lone Cedar Restaurant enjoy live jazz along with specialty tapas and fresh, local, hand-rolled sushi.
Outer Banks! Tickets are on sale now at hisgen.org for The Very Merry Christmas Tour, featuring NewSong, Colton Dixon, Unspoken and Bethany Cruz! VIP meet & greet $50, general admission $25. Details at hisgen.org
The Very Merry Christmas Tour with NewSong, Colton Dixon, and Unspoken is coming to the Outer Banks. Dress in your holiday best or that fun Christmas sweater. Food & fun provided! Lachine Cuisine and Surfin Spoon will be on site.
Doors open at 5:30. Show starts at 6 PM.
General Admission: $25
VIP Experience: $50 – Includes a Meet & Greet with Eddie & Russ (NewSong) and Colton Dixon from 4:30-5:15 PM. Limited to 100.
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Come to Aqua Restaurant in Duck on Mondays and enjoy an 8 ounce Flat Iron Steak grilled to perfection with Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes and iced tea or soft drink for only $14. Delicious add-ons will also be available. $2 from each plate will be donated to the Outer Banks Relief Foundation to benefit people in need in our community.
Cheer up your Monday at Mulligan’s! On Monday nights, enjoy a signature 1/2 pound burger with a beverage for just $10. Choose a bottle of beer, glass of house wine, milkshake or soda to pair with your meal. Mulligan’s will also be featuring a specialty burger each Monday. Voted Best Burger on the Beach year after year!