Activities for your visit

Events on Ocracoke week of Dec. 19 to 24

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Daytime view of Christmas decorations at the home of David O’Neal on Lighthouse Road.

Wednesday, Dec. 21:

Christmas caroling. Meet at Methodist Church at 5 p.m. Chili supper after the caroling, hosted this year at OUMC.

Gaffer’s: Open mic, 9 p.m.

Thursday Dec. 22

“Dueling Chefs Cook Off” in the diner-deli area of the Ocracoke Station. Interested cooks should contact Sean Death, proprietor of the gas station and organizer of the event, at ocracokestationlive@gmail.com.

The competing chefs will be announced at each event along with whatever it is they will have to cook with in an Iron Chef-type event.

Cooking is from 7 to 9:30 p.m.; judging and tasting with a “peoples’ choice” winner will be from 9:35 to 10:30 p.m.  Live music during the event.

Tasters will be asked to pay $10, with half the proceeds to be divided between WOVV 90.1 FM and the OVFD.  A full cash bar and hors d’oeuvres will be available.

Friday, Dec. 23

Gaffer’s: Texas Hold ‘Em Poker, 7 p.m.; Live music, 9 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 24:

Live Nativity at the Ocracoke United Methodist Church, 5 p.m. 

Christmas Eve service at the Methodist Church with the children’s Christmas pageant, 7 p.m.