January is coming to an end! 2018 has been great so far and great events are coming up in February! Check out this months Outer Banks Calendar for all of the events happening on the OBX!

February 2nd – Spirits For Giving

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM @ Rooster’s Southern Kitchen

Drink for a cause! Hosted at Rooster’s Southern Kitchen, this bourbon tasting benefits the Dare Education Foundation. You’ll try a variety of 6 different bourbons and learn fun facts about your sampling. Plus, you’ll get to sample tapas-style appetizers all while benefiting a great cause. Donation is $25 per person by cash or local check.  Reserve your space by visiting Rooster’s Southern Kitchen located at 804 Croatan Highway in Kill Devil Hills.

February 3rd – Light 2 Light

6:00 AM – 9:00 PM @ Currituck Beach Lighthouse 

Run the Outer Banks in this 50 mile course! Starting at the Currituck Beach Lighthouse, running to the Bodie Island Lighthouse, and ending at Jennette’s Pier, this race will benefit the Fellowship Of Christian Athletes. The course will be supported by 4 aid stations. To register, visit the registration site here. Race is limited to 100 runners.


February 3rd – Hatteras Island Oyster Roast

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM @ Oden’s Dock in Hatteras 

Join in on the 2018 Hatteras Island Oyster Roast! Featuring seafood chowder, fresh corn bread, and of course oysters, this is an event you don’t want to miss out on! Live music will be played by talented locals and great food will be enjoyed by all. At this family friendly event, all proceeds will benefit the North Carolina Coastal Federation. This event is rain or shine and tickets are nonrefundable. Tickets are $25 ahead of time or $30 at the door the day of. For more information and ticket purchases, visit the North Carolina Coastal Federation website.

February 3rd & 4th – Hatteras Island Wedding Vendors Weekend

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM @ The Inn On Pamlico Sound

If you’re planning a wedding on Hatteras Island, this free and informational event is a must attend! Hosted by The Inn on Pamlico Sound, this event allows couple to tour the facility, sample dishes from Cafe Pamlico, meet photographers, videographers, and more! Saturday from 5 PM to 7 PM begins the Meet The Staff and wine and cheese reception. Sunday from 12 PM to 3 PM begins meet the vendors.

February 10th – Love On The Run 5K

9:00 AM – 1:00 PM @ Sanctuary Vineyards

Enjoy a scenic Valentine’s 5K at Sanctuary Vineyard! This fun run takes you through a trail in the vineyard, by the sound, and back to the winery for a well deserved post-race wine! There will also be a post-race cheese and chocolate tasting. For those who don’t drink and are of younger ages, there will be several non-alchohlic drinks for you as well! Registration for adults is $38, under 17 is $28, and 21+ spectator tickets are $28. To register for the Love on The Run 5K, visit the website here. 

February 16th & 17th – Starry Nights On Hatteras Island

Recurring Daily @ The Hatteras Civic Center

Stargazing fanatics, this event is for you! Starry Nights on Hatteras Island is a two day event that displays the wonders of the starry Hatteras skies. On February 19th, meet at the Hatteras Civic center for registration, welcome reception, and the presentation of ‘Night Skies over Hatteras Island’. On Saturday, February 20th, see the skies in the More Head Portable Planetarium, and dig in to some hot soup and chili before heading out to see the beauty and wonder of the night skies! Remember to dress for the weather and bring binoculars! Price is $15 per person.