Gabrielle Graber Abstracting Realty: Figures & Objects Clay Workshop

The focus of this class is for participants to create compelling sculptural objects inspired by everyday interactions. Participants will bring a variety of references to use as inspiration that will inform their sculpture. Pre-registration is required.

  • When: July 26, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., July 27, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., July 28, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Where: Dare County Arts Council, 300 Queen Elizabeth Ave, Manteo
  • Cost: $225 per person
  • Info: (252) 473-5558; darearts.org

Outer Banks Art Squared

The exhibit celebrates the Outer Banks scenes, animals and memories in a 12 x 12-inch format.

When: Through July, Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where: Seaside Art Gallery, 2716 South Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head

Cost: Free

Info: (252) 441-5418; seasideart.com

Fred Vallade Art Exhibit: “Full Circle: Mixed Media”

The Town of Duck Wall Décor Committee features the work of mixed media artist Fred Vallade.

  • When: Through July 26, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Where: Duck Town Hall, First Floor Conference Room, 1200 Duck Rd., Duck
  • Cost: Free
  • Info: (252) 255-1234

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: (252) 473-5558; darearts.org

Clay Workshops

Create a variety of decorative and functional clay objects in these classes.

  • When: July 24: Mugs and Bowls, July 25, Fairy Houses, July 26, Coastal Clay Art, 10 a.m.-noon
  • Where: Kinnakeet Clay: Studio & Showroom, 40462 North End Road, Avon
  • Cost: $42
  • Info: (252) 995-0101, kinnakeetclay.com

OBX Book Signings

Ducks Cottage Book Signing

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

  • When: July 20, 9-11 a.m.
  • Where: Duck's Cottage, Waterfront Shops, 1240 Duck Road, Duck
  • Cost: Free admission; books will be available for purcha
  • Info: (252)-261-5510, duckscottage.com

Island Bookstore, Scarborough Faire Shops, 1177 Road, Duck. All signings are from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

July 20: “Merri-Lee Monarch,” Suzanne Tate

July 23: “Lost in the Beehive,” Michele Young-Stone

July 25: “The Beach Fairy,” K Stone

Cost: Free admission; books will be available for purchase

Info: (252) 261-8981; islandbooksobx.com

Island Bookstore – Historic Corolla Village, 1130 Corolla Village Road, Corolla. Most signings are from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • July 20: “Images of America: Lost Buffalo City,” R. Wayne Gray. Special time: 2-4 p.m.
  • July 24: “From Unseen Fire,” Cass Morris
  • July 26: “A Flower So Fallen,” Joseph Terrell
  • Cost: Free admission; books will be available for purchase
  • Info: (252) 453-2292; islandbooksobx.com

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