A Great Blue Heron on South Point Road. Photo: C. Leinbach

For a list of what’s open on Ocracoke in the winter, see story here.

Saturday, Dec. 31:
Ocracoke Christmas Bird Count continues.

Flying Melon: Open for New Year’s Eve, dinner (5-9) dinner; live music by the Ray McAllister Band, 10 pm.

Sunday, Jan. 1. New Year’s Day

Wednesday, Jan. 4
Hyde County Board of Commissioners meeting, 6 pm. Community Center.

Thursday, Jan. 5
Ocracoke Decoy Carver’s Guild meeting, 7 pm. Community Center.

Friday, Jan. 6
Update: Game starts have changed.

Ocracoke Dolphins varsity basketball
The Dolphins take on the Ahoskie Christian School Warriors
Lady Dolphins tip off at 5 pm, followed by the boys. Games will be broadcast on WOVV, 90.1 FM and online: wovv.org
The school gym, aka “The Tank.” Use entrance from Back Road.