Silver Lake Harbor, Ocracoke, N.C. Photo: C. Leinbach

Tuesday, Sept. 21
The Moonraker Tea Shop will celebrate the Chinese Moon Festival. The shop will offer traditional Chinese moon cakes and two or three Chinese teas to sample during the day. After dark, all are invited to the Lifeguard Beach to gaze at the full moon; shop owner Maria Holt will host the gathering and will offer beverages, such as decaf tea.

Post Dorian support/grief group – free. For residents and their families coping with hurricane PTSD and COVID; meets virtually every Tuesday from 4:30 to 6 pm. Contact Ruth, 252-475-0859, for invite to join via Zoom.

Coyote Music Den, 13 Cabana Dr.: Coyote Backyard Concert, 8 pm. All concerts are sliding scale “pay what you can” at the gate. No reservations. Walk, Bike, Taxi or Tram. NO ON-SITE PARKING but the venue has a lot nearby. Visit www.coyotemusic.net for details.

Wednesday, Sept. 22
Coyote Music Den, 13 Cabana Dr: Coyote + Martin Garrish Backyard Concert, 8 pm. All concerts are sliding scale “pay what you can” at the gate. No reservations. Walk, Bike, Taxi or Tram. NO ON-SITE PARKING but the venue has a lot nearby. Visit www.coyotemusic.net for details.

The Breeze: Corey Stewart, 9pm

Thursday, Sept. 23
The Breeze: Corey Stewart, 9pm

Friday, Sept. 24
Ocracoke Tourism Development Authority, 9 am. Ocracoke Community Center. The public may attend via the Hyde County Public Information page on Facebook. See agenda below.

The Breeze: High Frequency, 9pm

Saturday, Sept. 25
Ocracoke Oyster Company, 6:30 pm, Brooke & Nick

DAJIO: The Ray McAllister Band, 8 pm

The Breeze: High Frequency, 9pm

National Park Service Ocracoke Island interpretive programs on Ocracoke continue until Oct. 11.

They are held outside the Ocracoke Discovery Center at Pilot Town Road by the south end ferry docks.

Consistent with CDC guidance regarding areas of substantial or high transmission, visitors to Cape Hatteras National Seashore, regardless of vaccination status, are required to wear a mask inside all park buildings.

The Ocracoke Discovery Center offers trip planning information and a variety of educational exhibits. Visitors can experience
exhibits that include a slideshow of historic photographs, a children’s activity corner, touch-and-feel table and information desk. Open Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m.

Stories of Ocracoke Island: 11 a.m., Monday to Friday
Learn about the location and legacy of Ocracoke Island. From serving as an early port village and primary point of entry to North Carolina to Blackbeard’s final battle, Ocracoke Island possess a unique heritage from its continued remote setting. Meet outside of Discovery Center at benches. (20-minute talk)

Barrier Islands: 2 p.m., Monday to Friday
Wars, hurricanes, winds, and ocean currents have all had impacts on the shores of Cape Hatteras. Join us to learn about some of these events and the changes they have made to these islands. Meet outside of Discovery Center at benches.
(20-minute talk)

Ocracoke Lighthouse:
Rangers will be stationed at the Ocracoke Lighthouse and provide access into the base of the oldest functioning lighthouse in North Carolina. Saturday

to Monday 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Tuesday to Friday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.