Dare Night Performances of The Lost Colony
The Roanoke Island Historical Association, producers of The Lost Colony, is pleased to announce 2018 “Dare Nights.” Locals can receive a free ticket to the show on the first 3 Fridays in June – the 1st, 8th and 15th — with a donation of non-perishable food items to our local food pantries. This is an excellent opportunity for Dare County residents to see The Lost Colony while aiding families in need. “Dare Nights” are sponsored by Midgett Insurance Agency. Midgett is proud to be a part of this long-standing community event.
The June 1st “Dare Night” performance benefits Lifeline Outreach OBX, the June 8th “Dare Night” performance benefits Roanoke Island Food Pantry and the June 15th “Dare Night” performance benefits Beach Food Pantry. The show starts at 7:45 PM and theatre guests are encouraged to arrive early. Tickets will be assigned on a first-come-first-served basis. In addition to the food or dry goods donations, residents are required to show proof of Dare County residency. Pre-performance donation collection begins at 6:00 PM. Recommended items for the food drive include canned vegetables, fruits, meats, soups and beans; tomato and pasta products; cereals; toilet paper and paper towels. There are no rain checks with these free tickets.
The Lost Colony runs through August 22 at the Waterside Theatre located on the grounds of the Fort Raleigh National Historic Site. The show plays nightly except Sunday. Please visit www.www.thelostcolony.org for information on additional events including Royal Tea, The Hunting of the Snark Children’s Show and The Lost Colony Wine and Culinary Festival.
About The Lost Colony
First staged in 1937, The Lost Colony (a 501-c3 non-profit) is the nation’s premier and longest-running outdoor symphonic drama. Written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Paul Green, The Lost Colony’s 2018 season runs through August 22 at Roanoke Island’s Waterside Theatre, on North Carolina’s Outer Banks. Curtain time is 7:45 pm. For tickets and information, go to www.TheLostColony.org or call (252) 473-6000.