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 email@example.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.