Activities for your visit

Ocracoke events Oct. 17 to 24

While Ocracoke continues to clean up after Hurricane Matthew,

here are some events to liven your week:

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This “first-sight” map indicates potential to see Orbital ATK’s Antares rocket in the minutes following its launch. People on Ocracoke would have to look northwest. Credit: Orbital ATK

Tonight, Monday, Oct. 17
Launch of Orbital ATK’s Antares rocket and Cygnus cargo spacecraft is proceeding as scheduled for a 7:40 p.m. EDT liftoff this evening from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport Pad at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia’s Eastern Shore.

Wednesday, Oct. 19

Roanoke Island Animal Clinic on the island in the Community Center, starting around 10:30 a.m.

Thursday, Oct. 20

Ocracoke Oyster Co.: Martin and Lou, 3 to 6 p.m.

Ocracoke Bar & Grille: Live music TBA, 7 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 21

Ocracoke Bar & Grille: Live music TBA, 7 p.m.

Coyote Music Den: Martin Garrish “Playing Your Ocracoke Memories,” 7:30 p.m.

Gaffer’s: Live Music TBA, 9 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 22

Zillie’s Island Pantry Wine tasting, 6 p.m.mullet

Ocracoke Oyster Co.: Martin Garrish, 6:30 p.m.

Ocracoke Bar & Grille: Live music TBA, 7 p.m.

Roxy’s Antiques on Ocracoke: Palm readings by “Zelda the Gypsy,”  in Spencer ‘s Market next to Blue Heron Realty. (252) 588-0058. $5 Per Reading. All proceeds benefit Ocracats. Wine & cheese reception; door prizes; free cat ears first 20 guests; gypsy music. 7 to 9 p.m.

Coyote Den: Raygun Ruby Unplugged, 7:30 p.m.

Gaffer’s: Live Music TBA, 9 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 24

OCBA Candidates night. 7 p.m. Community Center

 

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    • Well, the vector to watch would be in the northwest sky. The last time I watched it (in 2013), it was like a shooting star heading upwards for about 3 seconds…… Connie