• Stained Glass Art Exhibit
    10/5/2018 - 10/31/2018
    Check out the stained glass works of local artists, displaying their creations together. Free admission. Mon.-Fri. 10am-6pm. & Sat. 10am-4pm. Dare County Arts Council, Manteo.  252-473-5558  www.DareArts.org
  • Island Farm Pumpkin Patch
    10/6/2018 - 10/27/2018
    A day of 19th-century frolics featuring fall-themed fun, like scarecrow-stuffing and corn-husk doll crafting. Hitch a ride on a wagon to the pumpkin patch, and select your favorite one! Admission $8. Ages 5 and under free. 10am-4pm. Island Farm, Manteo. 252-473-6500  www.theislandfarm.com
  • Blackbeard's Pirate Jamboree
    10/25/2018 - 10/28/2018
    A weekend of yo-ho-ho history, full of pirate-themed adventures including a reenactment of Blackbeard's famous cannon battle. Silver Lake Harbor, Ocracoke. 252-928-6711  www.ocracokevillage.com
  • Halloween Film Festival
    10/25/2018 - 10/27/2018
    This third annual event presents independent films from around the world, with a chance to meet and greet some filmakers and cast. 1pm. RC Theatres, Kill Devil Hills.   www.halloweeninternationalfilmfestival.com
  • Harvest Hayday
    A festive fall tradition bringing autumn amusements such as hayrides, scarecrow stuffing, an apple roll race, hay bale maze, bonfire, a fall pi¤ata, cornhole toss and more! Activities are included with Gardens admission ticket. Elizabethan Gardens, Manteo.  252-473-3234  www.elizabethangardens.org
  • Outer Banks Brewtäg
    Food, fun and games for the whole family at this annual event, highlighted by a hilarious barrel launching competition ($50 to compete). 12-6pm. Soundside Event Site, Nags Head.  252-441-1719  www.obxbrewtag.com
  • Roanoke Island Maritime Museum Wooden Boat Show
    An exciting exhibit for the whole family to view for free, or enter for $30. Open to all wooden boats in specified divisions, competing for top prizes in their class. 9am-5pm. Roanoke Island Maritime Museum, Manteo.  252-473-2133  www.townofmanteo.com
  • The Bayou Ball
    The biggest local art celebration of the year, this annual fundraiser celebrates Cajun culture with vibrant d‚cor, music, food and art for a lively evening of entertainment.  Pirate's Cove, Manteo. 252-473-5558  www.darearts.org