The final night of the 2016 series is not one to miss! Watch the King of Pop reincarnated on stage with Who’s Bad – The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band on Sunday, August 7th. As the longest-running Michael Jackson tribute band, Who’s Bad has continued to impress fans all over the world for the last 10 [...]
On the eve of Independence Day, Sunday, July 3rd, enjoy folk-rock band Dawes, co-sponsored by 99.1 The Sound as part of their 20th Anniversary celebration. Get ready to groove to Dawes’ harmonies and 1960’s-70’s Laurel Canyon folk-rock instrumentals similar to that of Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young, Joni Mitchell and Neil Young. “Rock’s thoughtful past has rarely [...]
“A lovely treat for families to savor” - The Chicago Tribune The Lost Colony is proud to announce that its 2016 Children’s show sponsored by ACE Outer Banks, “Stellaluna And Other Tales” is coming to the Waterside Theatre on Roanoke Island. Based on the popular books by Janell Cannon, play written by Alyn Cardarelli, with [...]
Dare Night Performances of The Lost Colony Scheduled The 2016 company of The Lost Colony is now performing their 79th season of the show that is the recipient of the Tony Honor For Excellence In Theatre In America. Under the direction of Ira David Wood, III the company will once again celebrate “Dare Nights” [...]
The Lost Colony is proud to announce The 2016 Live at the Waterside Concert Series presented by PNC Bank. This summer, experience live music at one the 10 Best Outdoor Concert Venues you shouldn’t miss (USA Today) on Roanoke Island’s The Waterside Theatre, home of The Lost Colony. The concerts bring the Outer Banks a memorable lineup [...]
The Lost Colony presents it's third Comedy Tonight fundraiser on Saturday, April 16, 2016, at the Sound Stage Theater on the grounds of The Lost Colony. Join the Roanoke Island Historical Association for an exciting night on the town with cocktails and live music, a silent auction, and a catered dinner, featuring critically acclaimed comedian Nate Bargatze in support [...]
The 2016 Ghosts of the Lost Colony Has Begun! Step back in time with us as we uncover the mysteries of Roanoke Island through firsthand encounters with the ghosts of those who lived here. The history of our modern America began here…experience it in an entirely new way. The Lost Colony is thrilled to present this [...]
The First English settlement in the New World completely vanished, without a trace, on Roanoke Island. Experience this historic event in an entirely new way as The Lost Colony presents: Ghosts of The Lost Colony.
The Lost Colony & National Park Service, along with the Elizabethan Gardens cordially invite you to the 2015 Virginia Dare Faire, sponsored by Yadkin Bank. Celebrate the 428th birthday of Virginia Dare, Tuesday, August 18th, with events all day at Ft. Raleigh National Park! Virginia Dare Faire will be held at outside of the Lost Colony Administration Building from 10am-1pm.
Virginia Dare is one of the most influential historical figures to Roanoke Island. In celebration of her 428th birthday, The Lost Colony continues its beloved tradition of casting local infants in the performance. Traditionally, on August 18th, five babies perform throughout evening appearing in different scenes. Teachers, policemen, ministers, town officials, politicians, fishermen and businessmen have all been on stage as the first English child born in the new world. This year because an overwhelming amount of babies, The Lost Colony is excited to announce that the Virginia Dare celebration will continue to the next evening, August 19th, in which there will also be 6 infants in the production. Virginia Dare Day events are made possible with the help from event sponsor, Yadkin Bank.