The live nativity at the Ocracoke Methodist Church will be Dec. 24.
The live nativity at the Ocracoke Methodist Church will be from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Dec. 24.

Thursday, Dec. 24: 

Live Nativity at the Ocracoke United Methodist Church, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Christmas Eve service and Children’s Pageant, Ocracoke United Methodist Church 7 p.m.

Ocracoke Station open 4 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Variety Store open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 25

Ocracoke Station open 4 to 8:30 a.m.

Variety Store closed.

Sunday, Dec. 27: 

Gaffer’s Sports Pub: Aaron Caswell Band, 9 p.m

Monday, Dec. 28:

Ocracoke Bar & Grille: Aaron Caswell and Jackie Willis, 6 to 9 p.m.

Gaffer’s Sports Pub: Matty Beggs Band, 9 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 29:

Gaffer’s Sports Pub: HI Poker League (free poker) 7 p.m.; Matty Beggs Band, 8 p.m.

Coyote Music Den, Community Square. Free music jams from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. hosted by Marcy Brenner and Lou Castro. All are welcome to play, sing or listen. Continues Tuesday nights through January.

Wednesday, Dec. 30: 

10th Annual Oyster Roast, including steamed shrimp, fish stew and crab bisque provided by the non-profit Ocracoke Working Watermen’s Association. From 2 to 5 p.m. at the Fish House. Dessert and hot cider will follow starting at 3 p.m. in the Working Watermen’s Exhibit at the Community Square. Islanders and visitors are welcome to bring desserts to share.

Gaffer’s Sports Pub: Psylo Joe. 9 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 31:

Christmas Bird Count. Spend time on the island identifying and counting the many species on the island this time of the year.  Click here for more details.

Ocracoke Bar & Grille: Los Primos Latin music 7:30 to 9:50 p.m.

Gaffer’s Pub: New Year’s Eve party. Psylo Joe Masquerade Ball with champagne toast, balloon drop, raffles, door prizes and menu specials.

Tuesday, Jan. 5:

Ocracoke School basketball. The Dolphins take on the Plymouth Vikings. 4 p.m. Ocracoke School gym.

Gaffer’s Sports Pub: HI Poker League (free poker) 7 p.m.

Friday, Jan. 8:

Ocracoke School basketball. The Manteo Redskins visit. 4 p.m. Ocracoke School gym.

Friday, Jan. 22:

Ocracoke School basketball.  Dolphins vs. the Perquimans Pirates. JV game starts at 4 p.m. varsity games follow.

Jan. 23:

Ocracoke School basketball. Dolphins vs. the Gates County Red Barons.  Games start at 12:30 p.m.

Ocracoke Preservation Society’s Third Annual “Ocracoke Through Your Eyes” art auction, featuring small works by local artists. Wine-and-cheese reception 5 to 7 p.m.


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