The Ocracoke Preservation Society is decked out for Christmas. Photo by Traci DeVette Griggs
The Ocracoke Preservation Society is decked out for Christmas. Photo by Traci DeVette Griggs

Updated Dec. 17. 7 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 16
The Ocracoke Strong Kitchen will serve lunch– pasta with meat sauce/ marinara and a garden salad with Jason’s ranch. Come at 11:15 to be sure to get some as they will be sharing with the Beaufort/Hyde partnership, who will be here with some technology-type gifts. They will have a wrapping station available as well. Community Center

Last day for Teresa Adams, Hyde County liaison to Ocracoke, to assist islanders with all manner of hurricane disaster relief from 9 to 5 in the Life Saving Church. After that, her number for appointments or questions is 252-921-0053.

Tuesday, Dec. 17
State Individual Assistance will be at the Life Saving Church to help with and answer any questions on IA application processing. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Ocracoke post-Dorian support group will meet at Ocracoke Lightship Realty. 49 Lighthouse Rd. 4:30 p.m. (No meeting Dec. 24; will resume after Christmas.)

Wednesday, Dec. 18
State Individual Assistance will be at the Life Saving Church to help with and answer any questions on IA application processing. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Christmas caroling with the Ocracoke Life Saving and United Methodist churches. Meet at 5 p.m. at the Methodist Church. A chili dinner will follow also at the Methodist Church.

OCBA Civic Affairs meeting, 6 to 8 p.m. Community Center. Agenda:

  • OPS Island Inn Update – Ken DeBarth  
  • The Conservation Fund – Mikki Sager (via Zoom Meeting)
  • NC Coastal Conference Update  – Sara Teaster/Jenny Scarborough
  • Hyde County Schools, Ocracoke Campus Update – Leslie Cole
  • Coastal Gas – Nathan Spencer
  • Hyde County Commissioners Update – Tom Pahl

Friday, Dec. 20
Blue Pelican Gallery Gifts & Yarn of Hatteras Island organized a drive of handmade items to be delivered to Ocracoke and available to residents. Community Center.  2 to 6 p.m. 

Saturday, Dec. 21
Shop Local in the Castle. Local vendors. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Trivia Night, hosted by Ocracoke Community Library,  Ocracoke Community Center. Free/donation. 7 to 10 p.m.