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

Ocracoke Preservation Society annual wassail party and quilt raffle today

To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here Dec. 10. The Ocracoke Preservation Society will hold its annual Wassail Party today in...
Womens arm wrestling on Ocracoke, NC

Women’s arm wrestling for fun and a good cause

It only took a few seconds for Ocracoke Islander Kim Hansen to retain her championship title Thursday night in the Community Center as the...

Holiday Boat Parade on Silver Lake postponed to Sunday

For more events happening Thanksgiving week on Ocracoke, click here. Updated: Nov. 22, 2018; 2:05 p.m. Due to forecasted rain Saturday, the Ocracoke Holiday Lights Parade...

Calling all runners to Ocracoke Island

The Fifth Annual Carolina Blonde Ocracoke Island 10K/5K will add a half marathon this year and be held over two days Saturday and Sunday,...

Ocracoke Island to reopen Friday; events Sept. 21 to 23

To  catch up on Ocracoke news, click here Ocracoke Island will open back up Friday after having been closed almost two weeks due to Hurricane...

Firemen’s Ball, Spring performing arts showcase tomorrow

This year, the Ocracoke Volunteer Fire Department celebrates 50 years of serving the community. In 1966, Sam Jones provided Ocracoke’s first fire engine, and with...

Graveyard of the Atlantic museum to host talks on hurricanes

HATTERAS — There’s a simple reason Mary Ellen Riddle has scheduled a series of hurricane talks at the Graveyard of the Atlantic. “It’s the season,”...

You never know who you will meet at the lighthouse

By Lou Ann Homan-Saylor It is Wednesday afternoon, and time for me to get ready for work. My uniform isn’t ironed or starched, but it...

Ocracoke events Oct. 2 to 7

For Ocracoke, N.C., news, click here. Tuesday, Oct. 2 Gaffer’s: Texas Hold ‘Em Poker, 7 pm Wednesday, Oct. 3 Ocracoke Bar & Grille: Kim France, 8 pm Thursday, Oct....

Ocracoke events week of May 1 to 6

Schedule subject to change. Monday, April 30 Ocracoke Bar and Grille: Kate McNally, 7 pm Tuesday, May 1 Gaffer’s: Barryoke Karaoke and Dance Party, 9 pm Wednesday, May 2 Ocracoke...