Lots of different kites on the Ocracoke beach. Photo: C. Leinbach

Tuesday, Aug. 30
Bird Walk (NPS program), 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. 

1718 Brewing Ocracoke: Kate McNally, 7 pm

Wednesday, Aug. 31
Ocracoke Coffee Company: Team Trivia 6-8 pm
Ocracoke Oyster Company: Ray Murray, 7 pm

Thursday, Sept. 1
Bingo in the Ocracoke Community Center: 6:30 pm; doors open at 6
Ocracoke Oyster Company: Sept. 1: Mike Norris, 7 pm
The Breeze: Hollywood Brats, 9:30 pm

Friday, Sept. 2
Ocracoke Coffee Company: Live music 6-8 pm
Ocracoke Oyster Company: Barefoot Wade, 7 pm
1718 Brewing Ocracoke: Brooke & Nick, 7 pm
The Breeze: Eli Craig Band, 9:30 pm

Saturday, Sept. 3
DAJIO: Brooke & Nick, 7 pm
Ocracoke Oyster Company: Barefoot Wade, 7 pm
The Breeze: Eli Craig Band, 9:30 pm

Sunday, Sept. 4
Ocracoke Oyster Company: Mike Norris, 7 pm
The Breeze: Barefoot Wade, 9:30 pm

NPS Programs

Unless otherwise stated, programs are held outside the Ocracoke Discovery Center at Pilot Town Road by the south end ferry docks.
The schedule may change without notice. Programs are subject to weather. Sunscreen and bug repellent are recommended for all outdoor programs. 
Visit the on-line program schedule for additional events at http://www.nps.gov/caha/planyourvisit/calendar.

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.

The Ocracoke Pony Pasture. Photo: P. Vankevich