Looking for fun events to do in the Outer Banks in April? There’s plenty for everyone of all ages throughout all parts of the OBX. Check out some of the highlights for the upcoming month.
Croatoan Archaeological Project – Where Did The Lost Colonists End Up? – April 10
On April 10, professor March Horton from the University of Bristol, England will discuss his findings on modern-day Hatteras Island which was known as Croatoan Island. Croatoan has been thought to be a location for the Lost Colony in 1587. Professor Horton will speak at 132 Russell Twiford Road in Manteo, NC at 6:30 p.m. at COA Auditorium.
Underwater Heritage Symposium – A Salute to Pioneers of Diving – April 10 – 11
The Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum hosts an event to honor the pioneers of diving and their accomplishments. A group of 12 experts will gather to meet and talk about the divers who made contributions. The event runs from April 10-11 at the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum in Hatteras.
Salty Dawgs Lecture Series: Diving the Graveyard of the Atlantic – April 14
Want to know what it’s like to go through the shipwrecks at the bottom of the Graveyard of the Atlantic? Hear from diver and expert Pam Landrum who will go over her dives through the infamous stretch of ocean that claimed so many ships. She will speak at the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum in Hatteras on April 14.
RMS Titanic: How Tragedy Turned Legend – April 14
Head to the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum on April 14 as Dave Alberg will talk about the RMS Titanic on the anniversary of its sinking. The event starts at 5:30 p.m. with tea and will then go through the Titanic exhibit before the presentation. Don’t miss your opportunity to learn about this amazing ship and the tragedy that sunk it from Alberg who was the U.S. representative on the 2010 expedition to the Titanic.
Woofstock – April 18
From 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on April 18, head to 1411 National Park Drive in Manteo for a unique experience for dogs! There will be live music, prizes, contests, activities and food samples. Don’t miss the paw print painting dog daiquiris and the other fun things for dogs and their owners! First Flight 5K and Flying Pirate Half Marathon – April 18
There are few better places to run than in the Outer Banks. Check out the First Flight 5K on the grounds of the Wright Brothers Memorial! This race features medals for top finishers and shirts for participants. If you’re looking for a longer run, the Flying Pirate Half Marathon begins in Kitty Hawk and ends at the Pirate Jamboree in Nags Head.
Duck & Wine Festival – April 25
This annual festival in Duck is a must to circle on your calendar as last year 16 restaurants came together with wine provided by Coastal Cantina.
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Photo Credit: Andrew Michael Smith / Avon Pier, Hatteras Island / Flickr