03/5/13

St. Patrick's Day Weekend on the Outer Banks



You might be LUCKY enough to be spending St. Patrick’s Day weekend on the Outer Banks…If this is the case, as luck would have it, there are a few festive events to attend so be sure to pack your green!

Indian Town Art Gallery St. Patrick’s Day Sale: Friday and Saturday, March 15th and 16th, Frisco.
The gallery will be open 10am-5pm with items marked 20-50% off with some items being offered below cost!

St. Baldrick’s Day on Hatteras Island: Saturday, March 16th, 3-6pm, Avon Fire Station, 40159 Harbor Road, Avon.
Help raise money for childhood cancer research! With a minimum $25 donation, participants will shave their heads to show support of children undergoing chemotherapy and will receive a 2013 St. Baldrick’s Day T-shirt! Bake sale goodies will be available for “non-shavees” as well! Don’t miss a fun event for a great cause! Be Brave and Shave!!! Sponsored by Avon Surf Shop and Kinnakeet Civic Association. For questions or more information about St. Baldrick’s Day, please call Jennifer Harmon at 252-305-2172.

Beer Tasting: Saturday, March 16th, 4pm, Lee Robinson’s General Store, Hatteras.

OBX Taste of the Beach: March 14-17th.
Four Days of FOODIE fun! This grand food festival will feature awesome cooking classes, brewery tours and tastings, multi-course fine wine dinners, oyster roasts, new NC BBQ Showdown, tapas crawls, beer-pairing dinners, and much more! Come see why Coastal Living magazine named it one of the TOP TEN Seafood and Wine Festivals in the Country! Tickets and more information are available at www.obxtasteofthebeach.com.

Kelly’s 24rd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade: Sunday, March 17th.
We may not be full-blooded Irish, but we do host the largest St. Patrick’s Day Parade in North Carolina. Over 1,500 participants and approximately 10,000 spectators enjoy an afternoon filled with floats, live music, marching bands and creative marching, walking and motorized units. Wear your green and bring your luck to this Shamrock tradition. MP 11.5 – 10.5, Beach Road.

6th Annual Shamrock Car Show: March 14-17th, First Flight High School, Kill Devil Hills.
Car enthusiasts start your engines for this Saint Patrick’s Day tradition! The 6th Annual Shamrock Car Show boasts plenty of activities for everyone including the Poker Run, Car, Bike and Truck Show, and more! www.firstflightcrusiers.com

Kelly’s 5th Annual Running of the Leprechauns 8K: Saturday, March 16, 8:30am.
Runners and walkers embark on an 8K point to point course including road and trail, for a share of Kelly’s “pot of gold”, Green Glory and fun! Awards and post race celebration and hospitality is held immediately following the race at Kelly’s Tavern, Nags Head. Click here for more info.


03/15/12

St. Patrick's Day Weekend Events on the Outer Banks

If you are LUCKY enough to be spending St. Patrick’s Day on Hatteras Island, be sure to check out these fun events happening all weekend.

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St. Baldricks Day 2012: March 17

3:00pm to 6:00pm on Hatteras Island Help raise money for childhood cancer research in honor of Maddie Chandler! With a minimum of $25 donation, participants will shave their heads to show support of kids undergoing chemotherapy and receive a 2012 St. Baldrick’s Day T-shirt! Bake sale goodies available for “non-shavees” as well! Don’t miss a fun event for a great cause! Be Brave and Shave!!! At the Avon Fire Station 40159 Harbor Rd. Avon NC 27943 US
Sponsored by Avon Surf Shop and Kinnakeet Civic Association. For questions or more information about St. Baldrick’s Day please call Jennifer Harmon at 995-4783 or Jenn Augustson at 995-3855.

Sea Glass Pendant Class: March 17

Make your very own sea glass pendant jewelry at Indian Town Gallery, located in Frisco on Hatteras Island. The class is Saturday, March 17th from 10am to 11am. Cost is $25 and includes all materials. Call for more information! (252)995-5181.

Hurricane Heathers St. Patrick’s Day Party: March 17

Come out to Hurricane Heathers restaurant in Buxton Saturday night and enjoy live music, Irish food and great times! Visit Hurricane Heathers on Facebook or call (252)995-3060 for more information! Wear your green!

Live Music at Sandbar & Grille: March 17

Head out to Sandbar & Grille in Buxton for live acoustic music Saturday night by Rory Kelleher, plus corned beef and cabbage and a variety of green beverages served up at the bar! Sandbar & Grille says, “Bring your Irish on!!” Visit Sandbar & Grille on Facebook or call (252)995-3413 for more information!

OBX Taste of the Beach: March 15-18

Four Days of FOODIE fun! This grand food festival will feature awesome multi-coursed dinners, wine pairings, festivals, oyster roasts, tapas crawls, pub crawls, rum dinners, tequila tastings and many more events. It all takes place over St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Join us at the Outer Banks Taste of the Beach where we celebrate fresh seafood, highly trained Chef’s, fine wine tastings and brewery tours, and the company of friends and family. www.obxtasteofbeach.com

Kelly’s 23rd Annual Saint Patrick’s Day Parade: March 18th

1:00pm Rain or Shine. We may not be full-blooded Irish, but we do host the largest St. Patrick’s Day Parade in North Carolina. Over 1,500 participants and approximately 10,000 spectators enjoy an afternoon filled with floats, live music, marching bands and creative marching, walking and motorized units. Wear your green and bring your luck to this Shamrock tradition. MP 11.5 – 10.5 Beach Road. www.kellysrestaurant.com

5th Annual Shamrock Car Show: March 15-18

Car enthusiasts start your engines for this Saint Patrick’s Day tradition! The 5th Annual Shamrock Car Show boasts plenty of activities for everyone including Welcome BBQ Dinner, Poker Run, Car, Bike and Truck Show, and more! All events are ‘rain or shine’. First Flight High School, Kill Devil Hills. www.firstflightcrusiers.com

Kelly’s 4th Annual Running of the Leprechauns 8K: March 17

Runners and walkers embark on an 8K point to point course including road and trail, for a share of Kelly’s “pot of gold”, Green Glory and fun! Awards and post race celebration and hospitality is held immediately following the race at Kelly’s Tavern. 9 a.m. Nags Head. www.kellysrestaurant.com


03/3/11

Taste of Hatteras Island St. Patrick's Day Package from Surf or Sound Realty

Release your inner Leprechaun and get a Taste of Hatteras Island for St. Patrick’s Day!

To compliment the OBX Taste of the Beach event going on March 17-20, we are offering our guests a Taste of Hatteras Island. We have selected restaurants from Rodanthe to Hatteras Village to represent the island. Each has its own unique flavor.

Try them all – and don’t forget to ask for some green beverages!

Book one of our premier vacation homes for the week of March 12, 2011 and you get the following values:

    Free cup of Seafood Chowder or choice of Salad (House/Caesar) with your meal at Good Winds Seafood & Wine Bar in Rodanthe

    10% off your meal at Oceana’s Bistro in Avon

    Free St. Pat’s Cupcake with Lunch order or Free Coffee with Breakfast order at Island Perks Coffee Shop & Cafe in Buxton

    Buy 1 Get 1 Free Lunch at Capt’n Rolo’s Raw Bar & Grill in Frisco (does not include alcoholic beverages)

    Free Stainless Steel Travel Cup with $50 purchase ($10 value) at Kaia’s Kitchen & Market in Hatteras Village

    A week on peaceful Hatteras Island during the Outer Banks’ most exciting spring week

Check out these exciting events going on St. Pat’s week:

    Taste of the Beach
    March 17-20 : Four days of food, drinks and fun! : Details

    Kelly’s 3rd Annual Running of the Leprechauns 8K
    March 19 : Prizes for best costumed runners : Details

    14th Annual Polar Plunge
    March 19 : Take the Plunge if you Dare! : Details call 252-449-8897

    Kelly’s 22nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade
    March 20 : Largest St. Patrick’s Day parade in North Carolina! : Details

If you don’t want to stay for the full week, book for 4 nights and get 25% off of the non-discounted weekly rate for even more value!

Book your reservation online at www.surforsound.com and use the promotion code STP2011 in the field provided during the booking process. Or call 1-800-237-1138 to book over the phone with a Vacation Specialist.


01/24/11

Outer Banks Taste of the Beach Weekend March 17-20, 2011

Nags Head, NC (January 21, 2011) -The 2011 Outer Banks Taste of the Beach Weekend is right around the corner, March 17-20, 2011. The Outer Banks Restaurant Association (OBRA) has been hosting the Taste of The Beach for over 25 years.With over 50 individual events from Corolla to Manteo, the festival will feature wine tastings, cooking classes, special menu presentations, tapas crawls, brewery tours and an exciting array of creative combinations of culinary delights and fun activities on the Outer Banks, culminating with the OBX Grand Tasting on Sunday, March 20 at Pamlico Jack’s Pirate Hideaway located on the Roanoke Sound waterfront in Nags Head, North Carolina.

“The grand finale of Taste of the Beach, the OBX Grand Tasting will be the hottest ticket in town. From 5:30pm to 9pm, twenty or so of the best restaurants on the Outer Banks together with the largest beverage vendors under one roof to give you the experience of a lifetime,” explains Ben Sproul, Chairman of the Outer Banks Restaurant Association. “Restaurants will be competing for the 2nd Annual TOBY Awards, Best Booth, Best in Show, Best Outer Banks Cuisine, and the two top awards, the Chef and People’s Choice Awards.” The 2011 Taste of The Beach Weekend allows visiting and local foodies a chance to create a personalized itinerary of diverse culinary experiences and fun activities. A new calendar format, which participants have been asking for, allows someone to go and see all the events at one time making it easier to plan their culinary adventure! There is also a direct link on the home page to the ticket center at obxtasteofthebeach.com.

The Outer Banks has over 170 area restaurants that are rich in diversity and quality, and depending upon one’s culinary mood, diners can treat themselves to everything from the excellent local seafood to Italian, Mexican, Southwestern, French and more.

Several members of the Outer Banks Hotel Motel Association & the Outer Banks Association of Realtors are offering special Taste of The Beach weekend rates and packages over the long event weekend March 17-20, 2011. For more information on the 2011 Taste of The Beach contact Quinn Capps, with Capps Webster Marketing & Design at 252.480.3337 or via email at quinncapps@earthlink.net.

Outer Banks Restaurant Association