The Ocracoke Seafood Festival for Saturday, Sept. 2, at the Berkley Barn is still on, officials announced today.

The announcement follows the predicted wind and rain from Hurricane Idalia starting as early as Wednesday evening into Friday.

However, if the situation changes, plans may change.

Activities begin at 4 p.m. with a silent auction until 5 p.m. Food will be served from 4 to 6 p.m. A live auction will begin at 6 p.m. followed by music by the Ocracoke Rockers and the Ray McAllister Band.

Proceeds from the festival benefits the Ocracoke Health Center.

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