The Ocracoke Variety Store is decked out for the Christmas season.

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This has been updated to correct the school’s home basketball schedule for the week. 

Monday, Dec. 3
Hyde County commissioners, Community Center, 6 pm

Tuesday, Dec. 4
Ocracoke Preservation Society Wassail Party & Lighting of the Christmas Tree, 4 pm
Ocracoke Dolphins basketball, Teams take on the Columbia Tigers, School  Gym, JV boys tip off at 4 pm, boys varsity follows.
United Methodist Women Christmas potluck, Community Center, 6 pm
Gaffer’s: Texas Hold ‘Em Poker, 7 pm

Wednesday, Dec. 5
Gaffer’s: Team Trivia, 7 pm

Thursday, Dec. 6
Santa Claus will arrive for a visit with kids and photos at the Ocracoke Variety Store from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday (Dec. 6). The store will have a Santa letter drop, so children are encouraged to bring their letters to Santa.
Ocracoke Occupancy Tax Board, Community Center, 4 pm
Ocracoke Decoy Carvers Guild, Community Center, 7 pm

Saturday, Dec. 8
Ocracoke Community Library Cookie Swap. Bring a dozen cookies; take a dozen cookies. 1 pm
Ocracoke Oyster Company: Ocracoke Health Center Fundraiser Dance with the Ocracoke Rockers, featuring a dessert table, cash bar and prizes for a $10 admission. 7 to 10 pm. See flier below.
Gaffer’s: Live music, 9 pm

Sunday, Dec. 9
Local Shopping Day, noon to 4 pm; gift-wrapping at OPS Museum, 49 Water Plant Rd.
OPS Historic Homes Holiday Tour along Silver Lake Drive (Windmill Point). Homes will be designated with signs. Tickets are $15. 3 to 5 pm. Maps and tickets available at the OPS Museum and at each house.  See flier below.



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