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Ocracoke events week of Aug. 27 to Sept. 2

Aaron Caswell and Jackie Willis. photo by P. Vankevich

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National Park Service activities are at the end

Sunday, August 26

Ocracoke Bar & Grille: Kim France, 8 pm
Gaffer’s: Frankie Goodrich, 9 pm

Monday, August 27

Jolly Roger: Rob Lightener, 6 pm
Gaffer’s: Texas Hold ‘Em Poker, 7 pm, Frankie Goodrich, 9 pm
Ocracoke Bar & Grille: Kate McNally, 8 pm

Tuesday, August 28

Jolly Roger: Aaron Caswell and Jackie Willis, 6 pm
Ocracoke Bar & Grille: Desiree Christa Ricker, 8 pm
Coyote Music Den: Coyote Plus One: Kim France, 8 pm; doors 7:30
Gaffer’s: Barryoke Karaoke & Dance Party, 9 pm

Wednesday, August 29

The Jolly Roger: Jon Lea and Trevor, 6 pm
Ocracoke Bar & Grille: Kim France, 8 pm
Coyote Music Den: Coyote Duo (Lou & Marcy), 8 pm; doors 7:30
Gaffer’s: Bryan Sanders, magician/comedian: magic, 7:30-9:30 pm
Ocracoke Oyster Co.: Karaoke, 9:30 pm
Gaffer’s: Kids Night, 7 to 9 pm
DAJIO: Barefoot Wade, 8 pm
Deepwater Theater: Dingbatter’s Guide to Ocracoke, 8 pm

Thursday, August 30

Zillie’s Island Pantry Wine Tasting, 538 Back Road, 6 pm.
The Jolly Roger: Barefoot Wade, 6 pm
DAJIO: Raygun Ruby, 8 pm
Ocracoke Bar & Grille: Kate McNally, 8 pm
Gaffer’s: Kevin Maines and the Volts, 9 pm
Deepwater Theater: Molasses Creek music, 8 pm

Friday, August 31

Zillie’s Island Pantry Wine Tasting, 538 Back Road, 6 pm
The Jolly Roger: Willis Gupton, 6 pm
Ocracoke Oyster Co.: Kate McNally, 7 pm
Ocracoke Bar & Grille: Barefoot Wade, 8 pm
DAJIO: Mercy Creek, 8 pm
Coyote Music Den: Martin Garrish & Friends “Playing Your Ocracoke Memories,” 8 pm; doors 7:30
Gaffer’s: Big Something, 9:30 pm

Saturday, Sept. 1

Jolly Roger: Willis Gupton, 6 pm
Ocracoke Oyster Co.: Martin Garrish and friends, 7 pm
Ocracoke Bar & Grille: Barefoot Wade, 8 pm
DAJIO: Kate McNally, 8 pm
Gaffer’s: Big Something, 9:30 pm

Sunday, Sept. 2

DAJIO: Barefoot Wade, 8 pm
Ocracoke Bar & Grille: Aaron Caswell, 4 pm; Kim France, 8 pm

This week’s summer programs with the National Park Service:

The Cape Hatteras National Seashore Visitor Center in Ocracoke village. Photo by C. Leinbach


Meet at the NPS Visitor Center across from the Cedar Island/Swan Quarter ferry terminal. For more information, call 252-473-2111 or check out website by clicking here 

Monday:
Crabbing, 8:30 am

You bring the bait—raw chicken or fish parts work best. Limited to 12. Pre-registration required at the visitor center by 5pm the day before the program. (90 minutes)
Pirates, 1pm
Yes, they were here. Learn about Blackbeard and others. Meet at the benches by the Visitor Center. (30 minutes)
 Barrier Island Nature, 3 pm
Join a Ranger for a talk about the wild side of Ocracoke. Meet at the benches by the Visitor Center. (30 minutes)

Ocracoke after Dark, 8:30 pm
Explore the night sky with a ranger. Bring bug spray. Meet at the Ocracoke Day Use Area. (1 hour)

Tuesday:
Cast Netting, 8:30 am
Practice this early method of fishing still used today. Limited to 12 participants. Pre-registration required at the visitor center by 5 p.m. the day before the program. (90 minutes)

Ocracoke History, 2:30 pm
Learn about the island’s rich past. Meet at the benches by the Visitor Center. (30 minutes)

Wednesday:
Crabbing, 8:30 am
You bring the bait—raw chicken or fish parts work best. Limited to 12 participants.  Pre-registration required at the visitor center by 5 p.m. the day before the program. (90 minutes)

All About Turtles, 10:30 am
Discover the mysterious creatures with talk and activities for all ages. Meet at the benches by the Visitor Center. (30 minutes)

Pirates, 2:30 pm
Yes, they were here. Learn about Blackbeard and others. Meet at the benches by the Visitor Center. (30 minutes)

Thursday:
Banker Ponies, 10:30 am
Meet the ponies unique to Ocracoke. Bring bug spray. Meet at the Pony Pen. (20 minutes)

Barrier Island Nature, 2:30 pm
Join a ranger for a talk about the wild side of Ocracoke. Meet at the benches by the Visitor Center. (30 minutes)

Friday:
Outer Banks Bird Walk, 8:30 am
Morning bird walk. Binoculars are available. Bring bug spray. Meet at the Hatteras Ferry Parking Lot on north end of island. (90 minutes)

All About Turtles, 2:30 pm
Discover the mysterious creatures with talk and activities for all ages. Meet at the benches by the Visitor Center. (30 minutes)

 

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