Activities for your visit

Ocracoke events week of Oct. 16 to 21

Visitors enjoy summer-like weather and warm water at the Pony Pen beach, Ocracoke, NC. Photo: Connie Leinbach

Visitors enjoy summer-like weather and warm water at the Pony Pen beach, Ocracoke, NC. Photo: Connie Leinbach

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Monday, Oct. 16
Community Center. Ocracoke Waterways Commission, 5:30 pm
Ocracoke Bar & Grille: Aaron Caswell, 8 pm

Tuesday, Oct. 17
Community Center. Occupancy Tax Board and Tourism Development Authority, 5 pm
Coyote Music Den: Open Jam: sing, play, listen – all ages, all levels welcome; youth are encouraged to come at 6:30 pm. No charge; donations welcome.
Gaffer’s: Texas Hold ‘Em Poker, 7 pm

Wednesday, Oct. 18
Down Creek Gallery: Melinda Fodrie Sutton new photography opening, 5 to 8 pm. Refreshments; music by Raygun Ruby.
Coyote Music Den: Word Play 7-8:30 pm

Thursday, Oct. 19
Community Center. Hyde County Substance Abuse Task Force, 6 to 9 pm.
Ocracoke Bar & Grille: Kate McNally, 7 pm

Friday, Oct. 20
Plein air artists show, home of Desiree Ricker, 494 Back Road and Mark’s Path, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Coyote Music Den: No Martin Garrish concert tonight, because. . . HALLOWEEN SHOW with Kate McNally! BYOB. Tickets $12 or $10 in costume, 7:30 – 9:30 pm; doors at 7 (This one will sell out folks, advance tickets recommended: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3102881 )
Gaffer’s: Big Daddy Love Reunion Show, 9 pm

Saturday, Oct. 21
Ocracoke Oyster Co.: Martin Garrish & Lou Castro, 6:30 pm
Roxy’s Antiques: Zelda the Gypsy reads palms to benefit OcraCats. Refreshments. 6 to 9 pm. $10 per reading.