Activities for your visit

Events on Ocracoke week of Aug. 8 to 14

Monday, Aug. 8
Community Center: monthly meeting with NC Ferry Division officials; 1 p.m.
Jolly Roger: Paolo Franco, 6:30 p.m.
National Park Service docks: Outdoor concert with Madam Presidents in honor of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the National Park Service, 7 p.m.
Deepwater Theater: “Blackbeard: An (Historical/Hysterical) Account,” 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 9
Jolly Roger: Aaron Caswell & Jackie Willis, 6:30 p.m.
Dajio: Aaron LaVigne, 7 p.m.
Lifeguard Beach: “Burning Woman,” where artist Kitty Mitchell burns her old art, 7 to 9 p.m.
Coyote Den: Coyote Plus One, Jon Lea, 8 p.m.

Makers Market 8.10Wednesday, Aug. 10
Makers Market on Silver Lake,  Wahab House Lawn, 161 Irvin Garrish Hwy, next to the Anchorage Inn. 9 a.m. – to 1 p.m.
Visitors can enjoy shopping with local and regional vendors, showcasing their products that include: herb markers, large coffee mugs, ceramic serving spoons, and whimsical catbird sculptures, jewelry designed with porcelain made from china, homemade soap, jams, sweaters, local honey and wooden furniture and wall art.
This is a free event.  Biking or walking is suggested as there is limited parking.  Parking is available at the NPS parking lot.

Jolly Roger: Martin Garrish, 6:30 p.m.
Dajio: Barefoot Wade, 7 p.m.
Community Center: Ocracoke Civic & Business Assn. meeting, 7 p.m.
Deepwater Theater: Ocrafolk Opry, 8 p.m.
Coyote Den: An Evening with Coyote: Marcy & Lou, 8 p.m.
Ocracoke Oyster Co.: Karaoke, 9 p.m.
Gaffer’s: Time Sawyer, 9 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 11
Ocracoke Oyster Co.: Martin & Lou, 3 to 6 p.m.
Jolly Roger: Kate McNally, 6:30 p.m.
Ocracoke Bar & Grille: Barefoot Wade, 7 p.m.
Dajio: Raygun Ruby, 7 p.m.
Deepwater Theater: Molasses Creek, 8 p.m.
Gaffer’s: Time Sawyer, 9 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 12
Community Square: Ocracoke Fig Festival

Attendees at the Fig Cake Bake-Off during the Ocracoke Fig Festival in Community Square Friday, Aug. 12, will have a chance to sample all of the traditional and innovative entries. The festival continues Aug. 13 with vendors and concludes with at dance party with three bands at 7 p.m.

Attendees at the Fig Cake Bake-Off during the Ocracoke Fig Festival in Community Square Friday, Aug. 12, will have a chance to sample all of the traditional and innovative entries. The festival continues Aug. 13 with vendors and concludes with at dance party with three bands at 7 p.m. Vendors: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Fig Cake Bake-Off, 3 p.m. all entries in “traditional” and “innovative” on display
Judging of the entries, 4 p.m.  Samples for all follow the judging
Fig cake Bake-off winners announced: 6 p.m.
Ocracoke square dance with caller Philip Howard, 6 to 8 p.m.

Jolly Roger: Willis Gupton, 6:30 p.m.
Dajio: Adam LaVigne, 7 p.m.
Ocracoke Bar and Grille: Barefoot Wade, 7 p.m.
Ocracoke Oyster Co.: Bryan Mayer, 7 p.m.
Coyote Music Den: Martin Garrish & Friends, “Ocracoke Memories,” 8 p.m.
Gaffer’s: Idlewild South, 9 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 13
Community Square: Ocracoke Fig Festival continues
    Vendors: 1 to 5 p.m.
    Dance party with Lightning Lou & the Blackouts; Ocracoke Rockers; Raygun Ruby, 6 to 10 p.m.

Jolly Roger: Willis Gupton, 6:30 p.m.
Ocracoke Oyster Co.: Bryan Mayer, 7:30 p.m.
Ocracoke Bar & Grille: Shrimp Whistles, 7 p.m.
Dajio: Kate McNally, 7 p.m.
Howard’s Pub: River City Roustabouts, 8:30 p.m.
Gaffer’s: Idlewild South, 9 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 14
Jolly Roger: Trip the Light Fantastic, 6:30 p.m.
Ocracoke Oyster Co.: Martin Garrish & Lou Castro, 7 p.m.
Gaffer’s: Radio Birds, 9 p.m.

Looking ahead:

Aug. 16
Berkley Manor: Summer Pop-Up Wine Tasting Dinners by Zillie’s Chef Christopher Johnson, featuring local seafood or meat, appetizer and desserts; each course is paired with a different wine. Reservations limited; $75 per ticket. For details and reservations, visit zillies.com, or call 252-928-9036.

Fig Fest poster 2016