Kids Art Party

Youth will discover how to paint an original 11-inch by 14-inch painting. Cost includes all supplies, plus pizza, and a drink.

When:

  • ‎Wednesday, Jul‎y 18, 3-5‎‎ p.m.

Where:

  • Dare County Arts Council, 300
  • Queen Elizabeth Ave, Manteo

Cost:

  • $30 for DCAC members, $35 for non-members. Payment must be made in advance via credit card (on the DCAC website, over the phone, or at the DCAC gallery) or with cash or check (at the DCAC gallery).

Info:

Art and the Ocean Day

Throughout the day, guest artists and aquarium staff lead people in art activities and crafts. Learn how to sketch an animal. Find out how an artist makes glass art inspired by sea coral. Participate in art and craft activities that focus on oceans and ecosystems.

When:

  • Thursday, July 19, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Where:

  • North Carolina Aquarium, 374 Airport Road , Manteo

Cost:

  • Free with regular cost of admission

Info:

In Living Color

The Dare County Arts Council exhibit features the colorful work of Outer Banks artists Dawn Gray Moraga and Ben Morris who are influenced by water and surfing.

When:

  • Through July 31, Monday- Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Where:

  • Dare County Arts Council, 300 Queen Elizabeth Ave., Manteo

Cost:

  • Free

Info:

Pinta Manta Exhibit

View new collaborative paintings and neon art by Elena Johnston and William Cashion and new mixed media by Travis Fowler.

When:

  • Through July 23, 10 a.m-6 p.m., Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Saturdays

Where:

  • Dare County Arts Council, 300 Queen Elizabeth Ave, Manteo

Cost:

  • Free

Info:

Book Signings

Island Bookstore in Corolla and Duck host multiple book signings this week.

In Corolla

When:

  • All signings are 11 a.m.- 1 p.m.; Tuesday, July 17, “The Beach Fairy,” K. Stone

Where:

  • Island Bookstore – Historic Corolla Village, 1130 Corolla Village Road, Corolla

Cost:

  • Free admission; books will be available for purchase

Info:

In Duck

When:

  • All signings are 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Friday, July 13, and Wednesday, July 18, “The Beach Fairy,” K Stone; July 18, “Transgression,” Brandy Ange

Where:

  • Island Bookstore, Scarborough Faire Shops, 1177 Road, Duck

Cost:

  • Free admission; books will be available for purchase

Info:

Ducks Cottage Book Signing

Outer Banks author and mystery writer Joseph Terrell signs his latest book, “A Flower So Fallen.”

When:

  • Friday, July 20, 9-11 a.m.

Where:

  • Duck’s Cottage, Waterfront Shops, 1240 Duck Road, Duck

Cost:

  • Free admission; books will be available for purchase

Info:

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