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Ocracoke events week of Dec.10 to 16; plus who’s open

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Events updated Dec. 11, 2017

Monday, Dec. 11
Ocracoke Bar & Grille: Aaron Caswell & Jackie Willis, 8 pm

Tuesday, Dec. 12
Gaffer’s: Texas Hold ‘Em Poker, 7 pm

Wednesday, Dec. 13
Tourism Development Authority, Community Center, 2 to 4 p.m.,
Ocracoke Planning Advisory Committee meeting, Community Center, 4:30 p.m.
Ocracoke Civic & Business Association Civic Affairs Committee meeting, Community Center 6 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 14
Ocracoke School Holiday Program, school gym. 7 pm
Ocracoke Bar and Grille: Kate McNally, 7 pm

Friday, Dec. 15
Ocracoke School Holiday Basketball Tournament, featuring teams from Nags Head, Camden County and Gateway Christian Academy. 3:30 pm.  All Dolphin tournament games will be broadcast on WOVV 90.1 FM and streamed live on wovv.org.
Ocracoke Alive Concert with Finley Woolston and his Joyful Band of Singers. Ocracoke Methodist Church. 7:30 pm
Gaffer’s: Martin County Ramblers, 8 pm

Saturday, Dec. 16
Ocracoke School Holiday Basketball Tournament, 10 am
Ocracoke Oyster Co.: Martin Garrish and Lou Castro, 6 pm
Ocracoke Bar & Grille: Kate McNally, 7 pm
Gaffer’s: Martin County Ramblers, 8 pm

Shopping through the end of December

Island Ragpicker: open daily, 11 to 4 pm
Island Artworks: Wednesday through Saturday, 11 am to 4 pm
Mermaid’s Folly: open every day from 11 am to 4 pm
Books to be Red: open daily 10 am to 5 pm
Roxy’s Antiques in Spencer’s Market: Thursday through Saturday, 11 am 5 pm
Ocracoke Garden Center: at shop until Dec. 10, then phone number on door for assistance.
Village Thrift: Wed to Sat, 11 am to 4 pm until Dec. 31. Then Thurs to Saturday 1 to 4 pm; closed for a couple of weeks in January; open rest of the winter.
Village Craftsmen: open every day 10 am to 5 pm, except Dec. 24 & 25. On Dec 31, open 10 am to 3 pm
Captain’s Cargo: opened most days from 10 am to 5 pm. Please go to the Captain’s Landing office to gain entrance.
Kitty Hawk Kites: open 9:30 am to 5:30 pm Dec. 16 to 31.
Down Creek Gallery: Daily 11 am to 5 pm
Ride the Wind: 10 to 5 daily through Dec. 31 and weekends throughout winter
Variety Store and Community Store: open all year
Ocracoke Station: open all year
Pirates Chest, closed until Easter

 FOOD & DRINK
During the winter months:
Eduardo’s: open 8 am to 3 pm and 4 to7 pm Open all year except for a winter break in February.
Gaffer’s, open daily. NFL Every Sunday Special: 75 cent wings and Bloody Mary Bar.
Ocracoke Bar & Grille: Open Daily from 4 to 6 p.m. On Sundays, opens at 11 a.m. for NFL Football with all you can eat Taco and Bratwurst Bar. Daily specials on oysters and shrimp.
Ocracoke Station open daily at 6 am to 9 pm; breakfast and lunch from 6 am  to 5 pm.
Ocracoke Oyster Co. winter break from Feb. 13 to March 1.
Jasons’s: re-opening on Valentine’s Day
1718 Brewing Co.  Open weekends for most of the winter. Call 252-588-BEER for hours.
Thai Moon and School Road Deli open dependent on business.
The Magic Bean open all winter from 7 am to 4 pm Tuesday to Saturday.
Zillie’s Island Pantry hours through Dec. 23: Monday to Thursday 4 to 7:30 pm; Friday 4 to 8 pm; Saturday 1 to 8 pm; Sunday 1 to 7:30 pm;  Dec. 26 to 30: Noon to 8 pm.; Dec. 31: noon to 6 pm.  Holiday Wine Tasting: Thursday, Dec. 28, 6 pm. Special Wine Dinner at the Berkley Manor
Friday, Dec. 29, 6 pm. For details and reservations on all events, visit zillies.com, or call 252-928-9036.

Lodgings open all year:
Bluff Shoal Motel:  252-928-4301
Captain’s Landing: 252-928-1999
Crews Inn B&B: 252-928-7011
Pony Island Motel: 252-928-4411
Sand Dollar Motel: Office hours 9am–7pm daily. 252-928-5571
Thurston House Inn: Open through December. 252-928-6037

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