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Local Events in Corolla, Outer Banks
8th Annual Mustang Spring Jam
May 18-19, 2019
Two days of amazing live music by eight nationally touring bands of various genres is what’s on the set list for Mustang Spring Jam 8, which will be held the weekend of May 18-19 at Mike Dianna’s Grill Room in Corolla.
Improvisational rock band Ghost Light will headline Mustang Spring Jam 8. The newly formed band brings together five unique artists to create a rich cross-pollination on the musical spectrum, and features uber-talented pianist Holly Bowling and Joe Russo’s Almost Dead’s guitarist/vocalist Tom Hamilton.
Folk wave band Emma’s Lounge will open for soul, rock, jam band Travers Brothership to kick off Spring Jam on the evening of Saturday, May 18. After the two Asheville bands play on the deck stage at Mike Dianna’s Grill Room, the event will move across the street to Sundogs Raw Bar & Grill for funky, dance-inducing soul music by Charlotte, NC’s Downtown Abby & The Echoes.
On Sunday, May 19, Ghost Light will headline a full day of live music that opens with performances by student bands from the Mustang Outreach Program.
Making their triumphant return to Corolla, Virginia’s Roosterfoot is set to play their second show since 2017 at Spring Jam, bringing a blend of rock, gospel and blues to the event.
Other bands playing the two stages at Mustang Spring Jam 8 on Sunday are Charleston, SC’s indie hip-hop group Little Stranger, high-energy rock n’ roll band Andrew Scotchie & the River Rats from Asheville, NC, Downtown Abby and The Echoes, and the Outer Banks’ blues band Mojo Collins and Triple Vision.
Sunday evening will conclude at Sundogs with a late-night show featuring space-age folk music by Emma’s Lounge.
Mustang Spring Jam 8 two-day tickets are $35 in advance and $40 day of show. Saturday single-day tickets are $10. Sunday single-day tickets are $30 in advance and $35 day of show. Children 12 and under are free.
A limited number of advance-only VIP Weekend tickets are available for $149 and include five beverage tickets, a 3-course dinner Saturday, plus a fantastic brunch and delectable dinner Sunday. Advance-only VIP tickets for Sunday are available for $109 and include three beverage tickets, a fantastic brunch and a delectable dinner. Both VIP packages include exclusive access inside Mike Dianna’s Grill Room, indoor restrooms, a private bar, early access inside the venue, plus priority access to the after-parties at Sundogs.
Tickets to the family-friendly event are available at MustangMusicFestival.com and at Trio in Kitty Hawk.
A portion of the event proceeds will go to the Corolla Wild Horse Fund and the Mustang Outreach Program. The Corolla Wild Horse Fund protects, conserves, and responsibly manages the herd of wild Colonial Spanish Mustangs roaming freely on the northernmost Currituck Outer Banks. The Mustang Outreach Program supplements the cultural arts programs in local schools with world-class music performances, residencies and mentoring programs.
A special thank you to Foothills Brewing, TowneBank, Jack Brown’s Beer & Burger Joint KDH, Butcher Block, Tap Shack, Outer Banks This Week, 99.1 The Sound-WVOD, Three Dog Ink Media, Outer Banks Milepost and Ignite Films for sponsoring Mustang Spring Jam 8. For sponsorship or event information, please visit MustangMusicFestival.com. Founded in 2011, Bearded Face Productions is a full-service promotion and production company serving the Outer Banks and beyond in concert, festival and event booking, management and consulting.
Corolla Lighthouse Summer 5k Race Series 2019
May 29, 2019
Early Registration and Packet Pick-up: Tuesdays 10:00 am-Noon at 1023 Ocean Trail, Corolla, NC 27927 across from the Corolla Light Rec Center
Race Fee: ADULT $38; ACTIVE DUTY/VETERAN MILITARY DISCOUNT $35; TEEN 13-17 $33; CHILDREN 12 & UNDER $28. Includes post-race continental breakfast, event t-shirt, chip timing and finisher medal.
On-site registration is always available at Packet Pick-up 10:00 am-Noon the day before your race, AND on site Race Day from 6:30 am-7:40 am at the Start/Finish Line
For more information contact email@example.com or call/text (252) 489-8239.
This is a family-fun event touring the historic attractions of the northern beaches of the Outer Banks!
Lace up your running shoes and see the sights. Add the fun of a run and fitness to your vacation by joining us for a summer-morning 5k run/walk through the Historic Village of Corolla Light. Enjoy the sights of the Northern Outer Banks. The WhaleHead Club, Corolla Light and the magnificent Currituck Beach Lighthouse are all along the course. Unique finisher medals and t-shirts to all participants. Enjoy a post-race cold continental breakfast and refreshments at the Finish line. Race Start/Finish in front of the Historic Mansion at The Whalehead Club in Corolla. Awards for the Top 3 Male/Female overall, the 1st place Masters M/F (over 40), and the 1st place Youth M/F (under 14).
REGISTRATION NEVER CLOSES, EVERYONE GETS A SHIRT, A MEDAL AND ALL PROFESSIONAL SERVICES.
WE ARE WALKER AND STROLLER FRIENDLY. OUR MISSION IS TO GIVE YOU THE BEST EXPERIENCE POSSIBLE. SERVICE DOGS ALLOWED; NO OTHER PETS PLEASE. EACH OF OUR EVENTS HELPS AND ASSISTS LOCAL CHARITIES. ALL MAJOR CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED
Annual Festival of Fireworks
July 4, 2019
Celebrate the birth of America with live music, a wealth of summertime foods and games, and an incredible fireworks display over the Currituck Sound at the Annual Festival of Fireworks. This special event is held at the Historic Corolla Park next to the iconic Whalehead Club, and is a combination of fun, sun and plenty of patriotism that family members of all ages will adore. The event will feature an array of food vendors from the region, a watermelon eating contest, a cornhole tournament, and children’s games, in addition to live music throughout the afternoon and evening. (The fun kicks off around noon, while the live music will start playing in the early evening.) When the sun goes down, the fireworks display will start over the waters of the Currituck Sound, and visitors are welcome to spread out a blanket or relax in a beach chair to catch the incredible show. Sponsored by the Currituck Outer Banks Travel & Tourism Association, the event is free and open to the public. Serving as a great way to get into the 4th of July spirit, this Festival of Fireworks will be an Independence Day celebration that has been going strong for over 25 years, and which visitors won’t soon forget.
Town Of Duck 4th Of July Parade
July 4, 2019
Take part in an annual Independence Day celebration that captures the local spirit of Duck and the Outer Banks with this fun and fantastic parade that caps off with plenty of good times by the waterfront.
The Town Of Duck 4th Of July Parade is a longstanding and beloved tradition The event kicks off at 9:00 am with a grand departure from the crest of the hill on Scarborough Lane. The one-mile parade route then cruises down Scarborough Lane towards the Atlantic Ocean before turning left on Ocean Way, and then marches along Christopher Drive and Pamela Court. No part of the parade takes place along the main drag—NC Highway 12—which means that visitors and parade attendees can enjoy a leisurely and safe experience throughout, no matter where on the route they land. After the parade, the party continues at the Duck Town Park, where trophies are presented, watermelon is provided by Green Acres Farm Market, and live music will fill the air from a regional Dixieland Band. A fun celebration that puts a lot of spirit into the Independence Day holiday, the Town Of Duck 4th Of July Parade is a can’t-miss event for visitors of all ages.Read More