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Some of the things you can do when visiting Ocracoke; activities on Ocracoke Island, NC.

The truth about Blackbeard’s Flag

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Editor's note: Blackbeard's Pirate Jamboree will be held on Ocracoke Oct. 29 & 30. See story here. By Kevin P. Duffus © 2021 The popular Blackbeard...

A Gulf Stream quest for the big ones

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By Mike Lydick It’s 5:45 in the morning. The sky is gunmetal grey with ribbons of pink and orange and blue to the...

Blackbeard’s Pirate Jamboree set for Oct. 29 & 30; scenes from...

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Blackbeard’s Pirate Jamboree will go on Oct. 29 and 30 but will not be at the 2018 level, which was the 300th anniversary of Blackbeard’s demise.

Independence Day activities on Ocracoke begin

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here Observer staff report Independence Day festivities on Ocracoke kicked off Saturday with the island-wide scavenger...

Ocracoke events June 21 to 27–updated

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Monday, June 21The Hyde County Board of Commissioners will convene a special meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, (June 21) to vote on three agenda...

Ocracoke events June 7 to 13

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Monday, June 7Hyde County Commissioners monthly meeting, 6 pm. In the Ocracoke Community Center and on Facebook at Hyde County Public Information. See story...

A spiritual endeavor: The art of drum fishing

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here Text and photos by Michael Lydick It’s 10:30 at night, and I’m standing up to...
Ocracoke lifeguard beach

Cape Hatteras National Seashore extends 2020 lifeguard season at three popular...

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here As a result of increased late summer tourism to the Outer Banks, Cape Hatteras...

Time to get creative with your face covering

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Ocracoke Alive wants people on Ocracoke to add some bling to their COVID-19 face coverings. The nonprofit arts organization will have mask-crafting stations from 2...

Local theater artist to offer physical comedy workshop

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Emmett Temple, a theater-artist born and raised on Ocracoke, will conduct weekly physical comedy classes aimed at awakening your inner clown at 10 a.m....