Taste of the South Magazine’s July/August 2012 Edition featured Tranquil House Inn as a Great Place to Stay on the Outer Banks. In addition 1587 Restaurant was also featured as a top Outer Banks restaurant!
The 1st Annual TowneBank Red Nose Wine Festival will be held on Thursday, July 12, 2012. This event will be held on the beautiful waterfront of Marshes’ Light in Manteo. Fabulous wines from around the world and produced by North Carolina Wineries will be available for tasting as well as foods from the Outer Banks finest restaurants. Live entertainment will be provided by local and regional bands! For those looking to educate themselves on how to identify the finer qualities of wines or to increase their breadth of knowledge of wines, several wine seminars are being planned during the festival as well.
This is an Outer Banks Relief Foundation Charity Event (in conjunction with Outer Banks Relief Foundation’s Christmas in July, RED NOSE fundraiser) , and is one of the many fundraisers held by the Foundation as it fills its mission to serve our community whose mission is simple: to financially assist those in our community who are faced with debilitating illness or tragedy. Net funds will be expended to help those on the Outer Banks.
Celebrate Christmas in July and come out to support a good cause, have some good wines, listen to some good music, and have fun!
Join us at the Tranquil House Inn and 1587 Restaurant on Saturday, January 7, 2012 from 9 am to 5 pm for a Self-Guided Open House Wedding Tour of our facilities.
Dress to impress and walk the red carpet at Duck Woods Country Club for the OBWA Cocktail Reception. Guest David Tutera, premiere wedding planner and host of WE TV’s My Fair Wedding will be sharing tips on planning unforgettable, personalized weddings, giving behind-the-scenes peeks at the most popular wedding show on TV plus offering industry insider advice. Saturday, January 7, 2012 from 7 pm to 10 pm. (seating limited).
Discover talented Outer Banks Wedding Professionals eager to create your Dream Wedding at the OBWA Expo. Receive your FREE copy of the 2012 Outer Banks Bride™ Magazine and Register for the 2012 Dream Wedding, scheduled to be announced by David Tutera. (1587 Restaurant was selected as Caterer for the 2012 Dream Wedding giveaway!) Sunday, January 8, 2012 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at First Flight Middle & High Schools in Kill Devil Hills.
Come experience Holiday lights and music transforming The Elizabethan Gardens into an illuminated winter wonderland complete with peacocks, butterflies, deer and other garden creatures created with flowers, seeds, natural elements, as well as traditional holiday decorations. Stroll through The Gardens and enjoy the spirit of the season. Festive trees grace the Gatehouse, Reception Hall and great Lawn. WinterLights is 18 nights of lights and floral displays at The Gardens! Each evening enjoy The Gardens’ Gift Shoppe and plant sales, which offer 10% off all merchandise. Friends’ receive an additional 10% off. For the occasion, a special holiday promotion is planned featuring many gifts under $15.00 ~ pre-wrapped and ready to give for Christmas. Garden plant sales will feature winter annuals; ornamental vegetables; forced bulbs; rosemary Christmas Trees; and conifers with bows. Tickets for Friends’ and Non-members: $9 for Adults; $7 for youth (ages 6-17); $4 for children (5 and under).
December 6-10 , 13-17, 20-23, 27-30th see website for details
The Manteo Christmas Parade is Saturday December 3rd. Winding through the streets of Manteo, the Christmas parade is a Manteo tradition. Local schools, charitable organizations, and business help spread the spirit of the season.
If you are looking for a hotel in Manteo or Outer Banks Bed & Breakfast , The Tranquil House Inn is a wonderful place to stay:)
Thanksgiving is a great time to visit us on the outer banks. The fishing is usually fantastic this time of the year with rockfish, trout, and blues. We are expecting good weather so perhaps enjoy some nice walks on the beach. Manteo is going to be hopping with holiday cheer with many shops having holiday sales and downtown Manteo will be festive so come join us.Some other events happening over thanksgiving are:
Hangin’ With Santa
November 25 – 26
Kitty Hawk Kites (mp 12.5), Nags Head. Children can have their free photo taken with Santa in a demonstration Hang Glider Friday and Saturday, set up at Kitty Hawk Kites in Nags Head. This event is free, so bring your cameras!!
Kites with Lights
Jockey’s Ridge State Park (mp 12.5), Nags Head. Watch the night sky magically transform as kites with lights glow in the sky atop Jockey’s Ridge State Park.