Manteo NC


Outer Banks History Center Receives Unique Donation

MANTEO, NC September 4, 2013 — The Outer Banks History Center in Manteo has received a one-of-a-kind donation of hand drawn maps of the Currituck Shooting Club property at Poyner Hill on the Currituck Banks. The donation, given by an anonymous donor, belonged to Murray J. Chappell, Sr., the superintendent […]


Learn to Dance the Big Apple at the Outer Banks History Center on August 10

MANTEO, NC July 26, 2013 — Come learn a few steps of the “Big Apple,” the dance craze that swept the nation in 1937. As an adjunct to the Outer Banks History Center’s exhibit Dare County in the 1930s: Decade of Determination and as part of Department of Cultural Resources’ “2nd […]


Carol Trotman Presents Free Workshop at Roanoke Island Festival Park

MANTEO – Outer Banks watercolorist, Carol Trotman will offer a free workshop–“Twenty Ways to Create a Successful Composition”–on Saturday, August 11, from 1-3 p.m. in the Meeting Room at Roanoke Island Festival Park.. The eve…


North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Salutes Civil Air Patrol

RALEIGH – During World War II, the arrival of the North Carolina Civil Air Patrol (CAP) dramatically reduced the German sinking of American vessels off the North Carolina coast.  In recognition of the valuable service the Civil Air Patrol provided, a N.C. Highway Historical Marker will be dedicated on Saturday, […]


Civil War scenes through the Lens of the Magic Lantern

MANTEO – A Civil War photography presentation will be held on Saturday, July 14, in the Meeting Room at Roanoke Island Festival Park from 2-3 p.m. Jointly hosted with Outer Banks History Center, it will feature Civil War historian, Dennis Schurr. The event is free and open to the public. The […]


Roanoke Island Festival Park: N.C. A&T Presents “Songs I Have Always Wanted To Sing”

MANTEO – North Carolina AT State University returns to Roanoke Island Festival Park with the production, “Songs I have Always Wanted To Sing” on July 2-6 at 7 p.m. in the Indoor Theatre. Have you ever wanted to sing like Celine Dion or Garth Brooks or even Diana Ross? This musical odyssey is […]


ECU Production of “Our Town” at Roanoke Island Festival Park

MANTEO – East Carolina University returns to Roanoke Island Festival Park with the well-known production “Our Town” on June 26, 27, 28 at 7 p.m. in the Indoor Theatre. First produced in 1938, the Pulitzer-Prize winning play has become an American stage treasure and is Thornton Wilder’s most renowned and […]