New World Festival of the Arts

75 artists showcase their work on the Manteo waterfront for two days.

When: Wednesday-Thursday, Aug.15-16, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where: Manteo Waterfront off Queen Elizabeth Ave., Manteo

Cost: Free

Info: (252) 473-5558;

Hanna Jubran Sculpture Exhibit

Jubran’s “Universe of the Mind” features metal sculptures – aluminum, bronze, copper, stainless steel and iron — including those that hang.

When: Through September; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Saturday

Where: Glenn Eure’s Ghost Fleet Gallery, 210 Driftwood St., Gallery Row, Nags Head

Cost: Free

Info: (252) 441-6584;

The Chicamacomico Shake Show

Artists display paintings done on shakes from original Chicamacomico Lifesaving Station in honor of the 100th anniversary of the of 1918 “Mirlo” rescue.

When: Special reception for artists and buyers on Monday, Aug. 13 at 6 p.m. to celebrate 100th “Mirlo” rescue anniversary. Show up through Saturday, Aug. 25; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday

Where: Dare County Arts Council, 300 Queen Elizabeth Ave., Manteo

Cost: Free

Info: (252) 473-5558;

Joanne Coleman Exhibit

Paintings in an Impressionist style that focus on light, texture and energy.

When: on display through Sept. 20. Call to arrange visiting hours.

Where: Unitarian Universalist Meeting House, 831 Herbert Perry Road, Kitty Hawk

Cost: Free

Info: (252) 202-9894;

Island Bookstore Book Signings: Historic Corolla Village

Meet authors and have your book signed.

When: Friday, Aug. 10, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., “Merri-Lee Monarch,” Suzanne Tate

Where: 1130 Corolla Village Road, Corolla

Cost: Price of the book

Info: (252) 453-2292;

Island Bookstore Book Signings: Scarborough Faire Shops

Meet authors and have your books signed.

When: Friday, Aug. 10; 11 a.m.-1 p.m., “Transgression,” Brandy Ange; Wednesday, Aug. 15, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., “A Flower So Fallen,” Joseph Terrell; Friday, Aug. 17, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., “Just Down the Road,” Dee Stribling

Where: 1177 Duck Road, Duck

Cost: Price of the book

Info: (252) 261-8981;


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