Ocracoke events week of Nov. 21 to 27

See story about Thanksgiving week events here. Even dogs like the Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day. Wednesday, Nov. 23Thanksgiving Bake Sale, 1 pm. Ocracoke Volunteer Fire...

A mighty mariner: The Great Shearwater

Great Shearwater. Photo by Kate Sutherland By Peter Vankevich When you talk about amazing animals, consider adding the Great Shearwater to the mix. They can...

Public comment period opens on draft offshore wind areas

The eight draft offshore wind energy areas cover about 1.7 million acres off North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland and Delaware. Map: BOEM Posted by Coastal Review...

Ocracoke ponies available for ‘adoption’

Photo: P. Vankevich From our news services Legend has it the Ocracoke Banker ponies arrived in the Outer Banks with shipwrecked explorers in the...

Dredging to begin in Bigfoot Slough to address Ocracoke shoaling 

Big Foot Slough channel goes past Big Foot Island, a dredge spoil island just outside Ocracoke. Photo: C. Leinbach OCRACOKE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...

Community participation sought on Island Inn Park projects

Ocracoke Alive is seeking artists to create freestanding murals to beautify the surrounding area of the Island Inn Park while the historic Odd Fellows Lodge is being restored.

The once and future OCBA

The Ocracoke Civic & Business Association invites the community to attend a meeting from 5 to 6:15 p.m. on Wednesday (Nov. 16)in the Ocracoke...

Ocracoke events Nov. 14 to Nov. 20–updated

Silver Lake evening. Photo: C. Leinbach Monday, Nov. 14Veteran’s Day remembrance, 8:15 a.m. Ocracoke School gym The Dynamics of Extreme Events People and Places project will...

Events on Ocracoke Thanksgiving week–updated

Turkey Trot proceeds to benefit Ocracoke School Turkey trotters take off in the November 2021 race. Photo: C. Leinbach Ocracoke Island’s Thanksgiving Eighth Annual 5K Turkey...

DEEPP to present extreme weather findings on Monday

The Dynamics of Extreme Events People and Places project will present its findings from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 14, in...