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Dominion Energy Grant for Mystery of the Lost Colony

By | December 8th, 2017|Press Releases|

The Lost Colony is thrilled to announce that it will be taking its mini-production, Mystery of The Lost Colony, on tour Fall 2018.   The Dominion Energy Foundation is generously supporting this dynamic educational and interactive touring program, and granted $5,000 to the Roanoke Island Historical Association (RIHA) to bring the performance to elementary schools in [...]

#GivingTuesday

By | November 28th, 2017|Press Releases|

The Season of Giving Starts with GIVING TUESDAY DONATE NOW Give the Gift of History to America's longest running outdoor historical symphonic drama, based on the story of our first English colony.   Three Reasons Why You have to know the past to understand the present.   Carl Sagan If history were taught in the form [...]

The Lost Colony Awarded SETC Staffing Development Matching Grant

By | November 6th, 2017|Press Releases|

The Roanoke Island Historical Association (RIHA), the non-profit that produces The Lost Colony outdoor historic drama, is proud to announce that it has been awarded one of seven inaugural grants from the Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC) to professional theatres across the United States. The grants were made available to provide resources and funding that will [...]

2017 Inaugural Lost Colony Wine & Culinary Festival Exceeds Fundraising Goals!

By | November 1st, 2017|Press Releases|

Photo courtesy of Milepost Portraits The Lost Colony Wine & Culinary Festival continues to receive rave reviews. The Roanoke Island Historical Association is also excited to share that the event exceeded its goals and raised over $44,000 to benefit the 2018 production of The Lost Colony. The festival featured 120 wines from around the world, [...]

The Lost Colony Wine & Culinary Festival – A Great Success!

By | October 5th, 2017|Press Releases, Uncategorized|

Nearly 500 visitors and locals participated in The Lost Colony Wine & Culinary Festival’s Inaugural Grand Tasting on Saturday, September 30th. Attendees enjoyed a perfect fall day filled wine and craft beer tasting, live entertainment, educational wine seminars and fabulous views of the Roanoke Sound. Committee members worked hard over the past year to organize [...]

VIP Tickets Sold Out for Grand Tasting!

By | September 26th, 2017|Press Releases|

The Lost Colony Wine & Culinary Festival’s Grand Tasting is Saturday, September 30th! The Grand Tasting will feature over 120 wines, a Beer Garden, Wine Seminars, and Live Entertainment. The Festival will be held on the grounds of The Lost Colony with a breathtaking view of the Roanoke Sound. VIP Tickets have already sold out, [...]

The Lost Colony Wine & Culinary Festival Committee Members Working Hard!

By | September 15th, 2017|Press Releases|

The Lost Colony Wine & Culinary Festival’s Grand Tasting is quickly approaching on Saturday, September 30th. The Lost Colony Wine & Culinary Festival Committee members have been working hard for over a year to plan a fun filled event! The Grand Tasting will feature over 120 wines, a Beer Garden, Wine Seminars, and Live Entertainment! [...]

The Lost Colony 2017 Company Awards

By | August 25th, 2017|Press Releases|

Megan Glover accepting the Cora Mae Basnight Award from Associate Producer, Lance Culpepper (left) and CEO, Bill Coleman (right). Picture taken by Busy B Photography (www.busybphotography.com). The Lost Colony 2017 Company Awards On Friday, August 18, The Lost Colony celebrated the 430th birthday of the first English child born in the new world, Virginia Dare. [...]

Thanks for a Great 2017 Season!

By | August 22nd, 2017|Press Releases|

The 80th Anniversary Season of America’s longest-running symphonic drama closed on Saturday, August 19th and the cast and crew extends a generous thank you to the Outer Banks community for their continued support and hospitality. There was 15% increase in revenue and an attendance increase of 11% over last season. The Lost Colony maintained the [...]

Outer Banks Community Foundation for Theatre Audio Project

By | August 8th, 2017|Press Releases|

The Outer Banks Community Foundation granted The Lost Colony $5,000 for much needed theatre audio equipment this season.  Pictured, left to right, Outer Banks Community Foundation Board Members Teresa Osborne and Chris Seawell, OBCF Executive Director Lorelei Costa, and Roanoke Island Historical Association CEO Bill Coleman. The Roanoke Island Historical Association is grateful to the [...]