Activities for your visit

Ocracoke Island events April 29 to May 5

More than 350 fishermen and women from around the region and beyond will vie Thursday and Friday for the most and largest fish in the 36th annual Ocracoke Invitational Surf Fishing Tournament. Proceeds from team fees and sponsorships benefit several Ocracoke nonprofits. Photo: C. Leinbach

Schedule subject to change.

Monday, April 29
Gaffer’s: 30 Second Rocks Trivia Game, 7 pm
Tuesday, April 30
Special primary election for the 3rd Congressional district. Voting poll at Ocracoke Volunteer Fire Dept. open 6:30 am to 7:30 pm.
Gaffer’s: Texas Hold ‘Em Poker, 7 pm
Wednesday, May 1
Ocracoke Bar and Grille: Lounge Rays (softer Raygun Ruby band), 7 pm
Howards’s Pub: Ocracoke Invitational Surf Fishing Tournament (OISFT) kickoff, Saints of Soul, 7 pm
Thursday, May 2
OISFT
teams fish for the big ones all along Ocracoke beach Thursday and Friday.
Postponed until next month: Ocracoke Island Decoy Carvers Guild monthly meeting, 7 p.m. Community Center
Friday, May 3
Community Center: OISFT pig pickin’ barbecue finale. Free and open to the public. 5:30 to 7 pm
Ocracoke Bar and Grille: Kate McNally, 7 pm

Coyote Music Den: Coyote in Concert, 8 pm, Community Square
Gaffer’s: Medicated Sunfish, 9 pm
Saturday, May 4
Ocracoke Bar & Grille: Kate McNally, 4 pm; Aaron Caswell & Matt Hoggard, 7 pm

Ocracoke Oyster Co.: Martin Garrish & Coyote, 7 pm
Gaffer’s: Medicated Sunfish, 9 pm