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;

Mugs & Bowls: Pottery Class

Hand-building pottery classes for youth and adults. It is open for beginners and experienced potters.

When: Tuesday, July 3, 10 a.m.-noon.

Where: Kinnakeet Clay-Studio & Showroom, 40462 N. End Road, Avon

Cost: $42, registration required

Info: (252) 995-0101;

Book Signings

Popular Outer Banks author Suzanne Tate, author of the Children’s Nature Series, will sign copies of her book, “Merri-Lee Monarch: Tale of a Big Trip,” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 3, at Downtown Books, 105 Sir Walter Raleigh St., Manteo. This latest book is No. 39 in Tate’s popular children’s book series. Also this week:

Island Bookstore in Corolla hosts multiple book signings this week:

When: All signings are 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Tuesday, July 3: “The Goodbyes,” Leslie Welch; Thursday, July 5: “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: (252)453-2292;

Island Bookstore in Duck hosts multiple book signings this week.

When: All signings are 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Monday, July 2: “Lost in the Beehive,” Michele Young-Stone Tuesday, July 3: “Images of America: Ocracoke,” Jeanie Owens

Wednesday, July 4: “O’Halloran’s Will,” David R. Tanis

Where: Island Bookstore, Scarborough Faire Shops, 1177 Road, Duck

Cost: Free admission; books will be available for purchase

Info: (252)-261-8981;

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 S. Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head

Cost: Free

Info: (252) 441-5418;


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