Ocracoke figs–food, trees, preserves and more–will be on display Friday through Saturday during the Fig Festival at Berkley Barn and the Ocracoke Preservation Society, who is the sponsor. Above, fig trees for sale from Trudy Austin and John Simpson. Photo by Richard Taylor

Monday, Aug. 1
Hyde County Commissioners Meeting: Ocracoke Community Center and on Facebook at Hyde County Public Information, 6 pm 

Fig Bread Class: Ocracoke Community Center, 9:30 a.m. to noon 

Tuesday, Aug. 2 
Ocracoke Preservation Society Porch Talk: Kids Kraft – Fig Painting, 1 pm

1718 Brewing Ocracoke: Open mike, 7-9 pm 

Wednesday, Aug. 3
Kids Kraft: Fig Painting: Ocracoke Preservation Society, 1 pm

Ocracoke Oyster Company: Mike Norris, 7 pm

Ocracoke Coffee Company: Trivia, 6-8 pm 

Thursday, Aug. 4
Ocracoke Decoy Carvers Guild: Ocracoke Community Center, 7-8 pm

The Breeze: Highway Miles, 9:30 pm 

Ocracoke Oyster Company: Mike Norris, 7 pm

Bingo: Ocracoke Community Center. Doors open at 6 p.m.; games start at 6:30 

Friday, Aug. 5

Ocracoke Fig Festival: Berkley Barn, 1 to 11 pm (See schedule below)

Ocracoke Oyster Company: Kate McNally, 7 pm 

The Breeze: Gary Dudley & the Maxtones, 9:30 pm 

Saturday, Aug. 6
Ocracoke Fig Festival: Berkley Barn, 9 am to 11 pm 

Ocracoke Oyster Company: Brooke & Nick, 7 pm

The Breeze: Gary Dudley & the Maxtones, 9:30 pm 

Sunday, Aug. 7
Ocracoke Oyster Company: Mike Norris, 7 pm 

NPS Programs

Discovery Center hours open daily: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  and 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Ocracoke Lighthouse base open daily: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Twenty-minute talks are at 11 a.m. Monday to Thursday.

Shaping these Barrier Islands
Monday to Thursday at 2:30 p.m. Wars, hurricanes, winds and ocean currents have all had impacts on the shores of Cape Hatteras.

Banker Ponies 
Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 9:30 a.m. at the pony pen.Meet the ponies who once roamed as a wild herd and learn about their living history on Ocracoke Island.

Bird Walk
Every other Tuesday: Canceled: Aug. 2, Aug. 16 and 30, at 8:30 a.m. Meet winged residents of Ocracoke and those traveling the Atlantic Flyway. Binoculars are available.  (60 minutes) Meet at the parking lot adjacent to the NPS Campground.  

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