Roller skating, the Lost Colony play and painting class: Top 10 events on the Outer Banks this week – The Virginian-Pilot

2022-08-20 04:41:35 By : Mr. Gavin bai

Queen Elizabeth, portrayed by Georgia Fender, brings pageantry and song to the 85th season of The Lost Colony. (JACKIE LEWIS/The Lost Colony)

Final two performances of the season for Paul Green’s play about the first English settlement at Roanoke Island. Tickets $25, $35, $40. Gates open 7:30 p.m., performance begins at 8:30. On Fridays and Saturdays, pre-show Native American cultural presentation staged by Indigenous members of production at 8 p.m. Waterside Theatre, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, 1409 National Park Drive, Manteo.; 252-473-6000

Free, family-friendly roller skating every Saturday night in Kill Devil Hills at Aviation Park roller hockey rink, weather permitting, sponsored by Dare County Parks and Rec and town of KDH. Roller skates, rollerblades permitted, but no skateboards, scooters or bicycles. Visitors responsible for bringing own skates. Refreshments available. 8-10 p.m. 103 Veterans Drive, Kill Devil Hills.; 252-303-0321

Artist Catherine Hamill will teach an acrylic painting class focused on seascapes and skyscapes at Dare County Arts Council building. For beginner, intermediate and accomplished painters. Lessons include art of mixing color, creating shapes and shadows, perspective of near and far. Registration fee $35. 9 a.m.-Noon. 300 Queen Elizabeth Ave., Manteo.; 252-473-5558

Non-stop dance party at Outer Banks Brewing Station featuring Jahzel, Holden McOwen, Yaurel and Huncho Healy. DJ Nopy and DJ Who EZT also spinning tunes. Age 21 and older. Tickets $15. Approximately 10 p.m.-2 a.m. 600 S. Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills.; 252-449-2739

Cleveland-based comedian/actor/writer who describes himself as someone who’s done everything imaginable to stay alive without ever holding a regular job. Energetic, works himself into a frenzy on variety of topics. Has also done local TV, radio, theater, commercials, voiceovers for more than two decades. Tickets $25 advance, $30 at door. 8-10 p.m. Theatre of Dare, 3848 N. Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk.; 252-715-1155

Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum on Hatteras Island holds free maritime crafts program and discussions of maritime culture all month. On Tuesday, Aug. 23, East Carolina maritime history major Winston Sandahl will talk about shore whaling on Shackleford Banks at 11 a.m. On Wednesday, Aug. 24, public invited to create maritime crafts from 10:30 a.m.-Noon. All supplies furnished. 59200 Museum Drive, Hatteras.; 252-986-0720

Weekly free morning show by renowned magician and illusionist Clive Allen at Duck Amphitheater. Combines magic and illusions with comedy, audience participation, sleight-of-hand. Also a certified hypnotist and gifted singer and speaker. 9:30 a.m., 1200 Duck Road.; 252-255-1234

Virginia Beach-based trio drops in for a gig at Cravings Tap Shack in Duck. Acoustic/electric group that creatively interprets old and new songs, as well as performing original material. Guitar, bass and small drum kit. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Free admission. 1209 Duck Road.; 252-480-0032

Weekly outdoor Wednesday gathering, weather permitting, at Corolla Park near historic Whalehead Club. Beer and wine, vendors, artisans and live music. $15 admission ticket good for a souvenir wine glass, 2 oz. beer and wine samples, free tour of Whalehead museum, discount by participating vendors. Music by Phil Watson. 3-7 p.m. 1160 Village Lane, Corolla.; 252-453-9612

N.C. Aquarium on Roanoke Island features several behind-the-scenes programs during week, in addition to regular, walk-through tour. Shark Exhibit tour Mon, Wed, Fri at 11 a.m., Mon-Fri 3 p.m., age 6-and-up, tickets $16 plus regular admission fee. Behind Scenes tour of different areas Tue, Thur at 11 a.m., age 8-and-up, tickets $18 plus regular admission. Shark Feeding exhibit Mon, Wed, Fri at 12:30 p.m., age 8-and-up, tickets $20 plus regular admission. Tickets must be purchased online prior to date of program. 374 Airport Road, Manteo.; 252-475-2332, 252-475-2314