Activities for your visit

Events on Ocracoke week of Dec. 19 to 24


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

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.