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Ocracoke events week of May 7 to 13

Members of the U.S. Coast Guard stand watch at the annual British Cemetery Ceremony this year at 11 a.m. Friday May 11). Photo: C. Leinbach

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Monday, May 7
Community Center: Workforce Development Report: 1 to 3 pm.  Dr. Whitney Knollenberg of North Carolina State University has been collecting data from Ocracoke business owners, residents and policy makers regarding what makes Ocracoke a great place to work and live. This study focused on identifying community resources that are currently supporting the tourism workforce on Ocracoke and those community resources that need greater investment to support the tourism workforce.
Community Center: Hyde County Board of Commissioners, 5 pm. (tax equalization review hearing); 6 p.m. board meeting
Ocracoke Bar & Grille: Kate McNally, 7 pm

Tuesday, May 8
Gaffer’s: Barryoke Karaoke and Dance Party, 9 pm

Wednesday, May 9
Ocracoke School Information Hwy Room: Hyde County Board of Education, 5 pm
Berkley Manor: OCBA Civic Affairs meeting, 6:30 p.m. Agenda includes a presentation of the OCBA 2018-2019 budget as funded, a Passenger Ferry update from the Ferry Division, and update on the Tram project, and a tentative update from the Ocracoke Foundation on the Community Square project.
Ocracoke Bar & Grille: Kim France, 7 pm
Gaffer’s: Texas Hold ‘Em Poker, 7 pm

Thursday, May 10
Community Center: Ocracoke Advisory Planning Board, 4:30 pm
Ocracoke Volunteer Fire Dept., 7 p.m.  Volunteers always needed.
DAJIO: Raygun Ruby, 8 pm
Ocracoke Bar & Grille: Kate McNally, 7 pm

Friday, May 11
British Cemetery Ceremony at British Cemetery Road, 11 am.
Ocracoke Bar & Grille: TBA, 7 pm
Coyote Music Den: Martin Garrish & Friends “Playing Your Ocracoke Memories,” with Coyote and special guests each week, 8 pm (doors at 7:30).
Gaffer’s: Daniel Jordan Band, 8:30 pm

Saturday, May 12
Ocracoke Oyster Co.: Martin Garrish & Friends, 6:30 pm
Deepwater Theater: Salem Select Choir, 7 p.m. Free; donations appreciated
Ocracoke Bar & Grille: TBA, 7 pm
Gaffer’s: Daniel Jordan Band, 8:30 pm

Sunday, May 13
Ocracoke Bar & Grille: Kim France, 7 pm