• Family Nature Programs
    On-Going Event: 6/1/2018 - 6/30/2018
    Wide variety of educational programs including hiking, fishing and other activities planned to educate the public about coastal animal and plant life and habitats. Call or view online calendar for dates.  Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education, Corolla. 252-453-0221  www.ncwildlife.org
  • Family Summer Programs
    On-Going Event: 6/1/2018 - 6/30/2018
    Weekly rotating programs including front porch chats with local experts, book signings, music performances and a weekly reenactment drill. Call for times and schedule.  Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site, Rodanthe. 252-987-1552  www.chicamacomico.net
  • Honors Students' Art Exhibit
    On-Going Event: 6/1/2018 - 6/30/2018
    "Highlighting the highest level of high school art," this show supports local student artists who have culminated their talents in preparation for this professional art show. Mon.-Fri. 10am-6pm. Sat. 10am-4pm. Free. Dare County Arts Council, Manteo.  252-473-5558  www.DareArts.org
  • Painting Canvas-Backed Decoys
    On-Going Event: 6/1/2018 - 6/29/2018
    Fri. 12-4pm. Watch local expert Sam Green demonstrate how he paints the canvas on traditional duck decoys. Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, Hatteras. 252-986-2995  www.graveyardoftheatlantic.com
  • The Lost Colony Performance
    On-Going Event: 6/1/2018 - 6/30/2018
    Presenting the tale of the famous lost colonists from 1587, this outdoor drama is the longest-running in the country. Showtime is 7:45pm. Mon.-Sat. With a reservation, add a backstage tour and/or character dinner. Admission $20-$35. Kids under 5 attend free.  Waterside Theatre, Roanoke Island. 252-473-6000  www.thelostcolony.org
  • Manteo Farmers Market
    6/2/2018 - 6/29/2018
    Sat. 8am-12pm. Purchase homegrown and homemade foods, as well as handmade artisan crafts displayed by local vendors who gather on the waterfront.  Downtown Waterfront, Manteo. 252-473-2133  www.townofmanteo.com
  • Salty Dawg's Lecture Series
    6/5/2018 - 6/26/2018
    Tues. 2-3pm. Experts share their knowledge and experience on a variety of nautical topics. Free. Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, Hatteras. 252-986-0723  www.graveyardoftheatlantic.com
  • Tuesday Craft Fair at the Magnolia Market Place
    6/5/2018 - 6/26/2018
    10am-4pm, waterfront visitors can browse a wide mix of unique, handcrafted items presented by North Carolina crafters.  Downtown Waterfront, Manteo. 252-473-2133  www.townofmanteo.com
  • Currituck Cornhole Tournament
    6/6/2018 - 6/27/2018
    Teams compete in a double elimination tournament, for which winners and runners-up receive prizes from Currituck Travel & Tourism. Games are Wed., from 4-7pm. $20 per team.  Whalehead in Historic Corolla. 252-435-2947  www.visitcurrituck.com
  • Dingbatter's Guide to Ocracoke
    6/6/2018 - 6/27/2018
    Now in its 2nd. year, this "comedy-skit show" explains the ins and outs of life on Ocracoke Island. Tickets $15 for adults, $7 for children. Wed. 8-9:15pm. . Deepwater Theater, Ocracoke. 252-921-0260  www.ocracokealive.org
  • Maritime Crafts for Kids
    6/6/2018 - 6/27/2018
    Children of all ages can make a maritime craft while learning fascinating facts about local history. Wed. 10:30-12pm. Free. Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, Hatteras. 252-986-0723  www.graveyardoftheatlantic.com
  • Whalehead Wednesdays
    6/6/2018 - 6/27/2018
    Enjoy a relaxing afternoon in the park, sipping local wine and beer while listening to live music. Fun for the whole family. 3-7pm. Tickets $15. Historic Corolla Park, Corolla. 252-453-9040  www.visitwhalehead.com
  • Acoustic Sunset Series
    6/7/2018 - 6/28/2018
    Gather on the north lawn of the Cotton Gin to listen to live music and sample some of Sanctuary Vineyards' best wines. Thur. 5:30-8:30pm. Free. Sanctuary Vineyards, Jarvisburg. 252-491-2387  www.sanctuaryvineyards.com/events
  • Molasses Creek Band in Concert
    6/7/2018 - 6/28/2018
    Thur. 8-10pm. For 25 years Molasses Creek has filled the island with their high-energy folk tunes. With 16 albums under their belts, this trio isn't slowing down yet! Join them in concert. Deepwater Theatee, Ocracoke. 252-921-0260  www.ocracokealive.org
  • Pirate Crafts for Kids
    6/7/2018 - 6/28/2018
    Thur. 10:30am-12pm. Kids can make a pirate craft to take home. Supplies are provided free of charge.  Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, Hatteras. 252-986-2995  www.graveyardoftheatlantic.com
  • A Tale of Blackbeard: Musical
    6/11/2018 - 6/25/2018
    Produced by the community non-profit, Ocracoke Alive, this musical play was first produced in 1974, depicting an artistic version of Blackbeard's story. Tickets are $15 for adults and $7 for children. Mon. 8pm.  Ocracoke Community Center, Ocracoke. 252-921-0260  www.ocracokealive.org
  • Avon Farmers' Market
    6/12/2018 - 6/26/2018
    Tues. 9am-1pm, find an assorted selection of local produce and baked goods, along with handcrafted items from regional artists.  Koru Beach Club, Avon. 252-480-1873  www.outerbankslocalfood.com
  • Children's Interactive Theater
    6/12/2018 - 6/26/2018
    A series of family shows presented by the NC Aquarium and the Lost Colony, including live animal interactions and character performances. Seating is limited, so arrive early! Tues., 10am. Free.  Duck Amphitheater, Duck. 252-255-1286  www.townofduck.com
  • Yoga on the Green
    6/12/2018 - 6/26/2018
    Tues. 7:30am. Lay a mat or towel down in the peacefulness of the park and get your "om" on with Duck Village Yoga.  Town Green, Duck. 252-255-1286  www.townofduck.com
  • Dynamic Flow on the Green
    6/13/2018 - 6/27/2018
    Wed. 7:30am. Local trainer DL Althoff leads this free, energizing calistenics workout. Great for all levels!  Duck Town Park, Duck. 252-255-1286  www.townofduck.com
  • Family Magic Show
    6/20/2018 - 6/27/2018
    These family magic acts are free to the public, but tickets are required (6 max) and available the week of the show. Wed. 9:30 & 11am.  Duck Amphitheater, Duck. 252-255-1286  www.townofduck.com
  • The Lost Colony's Childrens Theatre - The Hunting of the Snark
    6/20/2018 - 6/28/2018
    Join a crew of hilarious "snark" seekers in this musical adaptation of Lewis Carroll's celebrated poem. Showtimes for this outdoor performance are Wed.-Thur. 2pm. Tickets $10.  Waterside Theatre, Roanoke Island. 252-473-6000  www.thelostcolony.org
  • Concert on the Green
    6/21/2018 - 6/28/2018
    A variety of live music acts are presented to concert-goers who are welcome to picnic on the lawn. Coolers, chairs and pets are permitted. Thur. 6:30-8pm.  Duck Town Park, Duck. 252-255-1286  www.townofduck.com
  • Hula Hoop & Play
    6/21/2018 - 6/28/2018
    Thur. 10am. Kids and parents are can play and learn some hula hoop tricks and games. Bring a hoop if you have one, to make sure there's enough to go 'round.  Town Green, Duck. 252-255-1286  www.townofduck.com
  • 58th Annual Hatteras Marlin Club Blue Marlin Release Tournament
    6/24/2018 - 6/30/2018
    A weekend of music, food and good-hearted fishing competitions.  Hatteras Marlin Club, Cape Hatteras. 252-986-2454  www.hmcbillfish.com
  • Garden Discovery Programs: Backyard Birds
    Mon. 11am-12pm. Learn about your winged neighbors while learning to draw a bird, and making a treat to bring home for feathered friends. Free with admission.  Elizabethan Gardens, Manteo.  252-473-3234  www.elizabethangardens.org