Louis Clark from Mike Toler’s car dealership in Morehead City drops off food Sunday for the Potluck Pantry on Tuesday and Wednesday. Photo by Alicia Peel

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Tuesday, Nov. 26: Grief support group. 9:30 a.m. The Castle

Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 26 & 27: Potluck Pantry at the firehouse. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Islanders can choose items for the community Thanksgiving dinner or for their own gatherings. This special event is separate from the Bread of Life Food Pantry, and items will be available as an amount per family, rather than on a Food Hamper basis.  See story here.

Thursday, Nov. 28:
Turkey Trot 5K Run. Starts at 8 a.m. 1718 Brewing Ocracoke

A community Thanksgiving (for locals and their invited guests) in the Berkley Barn with the main course provided by John’s Drive-In (Kitty Hawk) and cooked by Liberty Christian Fellowship and Disaster Relief USA, and a locally organized pot luck of side dishes. 1 to 3 p.m. To volunteer with the event, contact Sundae Horn at 252-921-0283.

Friday, Nov. 29
Holiday Gift Certificate Market for all businesses on Ocracoke to get together and sell gift certificates for the upcoming season. 3 to 6 p.m. Community Center. To participate as a vendor, contact Sarah Teaster with the OCBA at steaster@visitocracokenc.com.   

Saturday, Nov. 30:
Turning the Page reopening at Books to be Red for Small Business Saturday; noon to 4 p.m. Beverages, refreshments, door prizes.
Annual Holiday Boat Parade 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. All boats are welcome to enter.

Ray Turner with Dixie 105.7 and Katie Pendry of Liberty Christian Fellowship at one of the food pantry drops up the beach for Ocracoke residents. Photo courtesy of Katie Pendry
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