MEDICAL EMERGENCY: Call 911
OCRACOKE HEALTH CENTER
305 Back Rd. 252-928-1511; M-F, 8 a.m. to noon & 1-5 p.m. Call first. After hours: 252-928-SICK (7425).
ISLAND MOBILE MEDICAL CARE
Gail Covington, family nurse practitioner. In-home visits by appt. Call 252-996-0511.
Laura L. Trent, DVM, 252-923-3787. Ocracoke mobile veterinarian.
Roanoke Island Animal Clinic visits the island on the third Wednesday each month. Aug. 17. Appointments required. Call 252-473-3117.
Coastal Animal Hospital, 47959 NC Hwy 12, Buxton: Tues., to Thurs. 252-995-3960.
Ocracoke Island Yoga Studio, 37 Back Rd.
All classes: $20 for visitors. Loaner mats available first-come, first-served. For details, see Facebook under ocracokeyoga. 919-696-7179.
Yoga with Amy, inside Angie’s Gym, Sand Dollar Road. Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8:30 to 10 am. All levels welcome. $20/visitors; $15/residents; $5 off for under 18 and over 70. Cash or check only. Some mats available.
Ocracoke Life Saving Church
Sunday: Youth service from 9:45 to 10:50. 11 am Worship; 6:30 pm Worship & Bible study; Wednesday: 6:30 pm worship and prayer. Virtually on the Kingdom Alive Facebook page, or via Zoom. Dial: 1 646 558 8656 US (New York); Meeting ID: 505 172 9490; Password: kingdom.
Tuesday: 6:30 pm Celebrate Recovery
Ocracoke United Methodist Church
Worship at 11 a.m. Sunday mornings mornings.
OCRACOKE COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Temporarily in the Deepwater Theater, School Road. Open from 1 to 5 pm Monday through Friday, and 9 am to 1 pm Saturdays.
Aug. 10 – Kids Kraft – Ocracoke Ponies
Storywalk (along Robbie’s Way) new book: “Crab Cake,” by Andrea Tsurumi. No parking along the street.
OCRACOKE PRESERVATION SOCIETY
49 Water Plant Rd. 252-928-7375. Summer programs weekdays at 1 pm until Aug. 5. email@example.com.
Aug. 3: Kids Kraft – Fig Painting
Aug. 4: Fig Festival
Aug. 9: Rodney Kemp, Fish House Liar – Storytelling
Aug. 17 – Kids Kraft – Decoys
Aug. 18 – John Simpson – Decoy Carving
Supports the community cat colonies. http://www.ocracats.org, email firstname.lastname@example.org and Facebook. Donations welcomed, online or mailed. P.O. Box 993, Ocracoke, NC 27960. Spay-neuter clinic scheduled for first week in October.
POST DORIAN SUPPORT/GRIEF GROUP–Free
Meets virtually every Tuesday from 4:30 to 6 pm. On Zoom, contact Ruth, 252-475-0859 for invite to join via Zoom. For residents and their families coping with hurricane PTSD and COVID.
OCRACOKE DISCOVERY CENTER
38 Irvin Garrish Hwy. 252-475-9701. Open for boat slip rentals and trailer parking permits; three restrooms in are open. NPS campground now open all year. NPS campground reservations, and ORV permits available at http://www.recreation.gov.
Hyde County Transit giving Ocracoke islanders rides “up the beach” to Dare County as general transportation. Free to those 60+. For others, $3.20 to Avon; $5 for the Outer Banks trips. Call to schedule. 252-926-1637
HYDE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
First Monday of every month except holidays. Aug. 1. 6 pm. On Facebook at Hyde County Public Information.
OCRACOKE DECOY CARVERS GUILD MEETING
Aug. 4, 7 pm. Ocracoke Community Center
Ocracoke Waterways Commission: The third Wednesday of every month, 6:30 pm. Aug. 17, Ocracoke Community Center.
Mondays at 7 pm on Zoom at aaocracoke.com. Code to enter meeting: 884 7474 7798; password: 0822. Fridays, 7:30 pm in the OVFD. Masks not required for fully vaccinated people.
For a list of open business, click here.
The music schedule below is subject to change and COVID-19 restrictions apply. Visit http://www.ocracokeobserver.com for updated events and breaking news.
Independence Day events July 2, 3 & 4. See story here.
Ocracoke Oyster Company: All music at 7 pm
Aug. 3 & 4: Mike Norris
Aug. 5: Kate McNally
Aug. 6, Brooke & Nick
Aug. 7: Mike Norris
Aug. 9, 10: Bryan Mayer
Aug. 11: Brooke & Nick
Aug. 12: Kate McNally
Aug. 13: Martin Garrish & Friends
Aug. 15, & 29: Brooke & Nick
Aug. 16, 17, Barefoot Wade
Aug. 19: Kate McNally
Aug. 20 & 21: Barefoot Wade
Aug. 23 & 24: Bryan Mayer
Aug. 25: Mike Norris
Aug. 26: Kate McNally
Aug. 27 & 31: Ray Murray
Aug. 28: Mike Norris
The Breeze. All music at 9:30:
All music at 9:30 pm
Aug. 3 & 4: Highway Miles
Aug. 5 & 6: Gary Dudley & the Maxtones
Aug. 10 & 11: Red Stapler Duo
Aug. 12 & 13: Zach Brock & Good Intentions
Aug. 18: Barefoot Wade
Aug. 19 & 20: Steel County Express
Aug. 26 & 27: Will Guyton & Wild Ride
1718 Brewing Ocracoke. All music 7-9 pm:
Aug. 2: Open mike
Aug. 5: TBD
Aug. 9: Dusty Old Bones
Aug. 12: DJ Yess
Aug. 16: NY Jazz Ska Band
Aug. 17: TBD
Aug. 23: Kate McNally
Aug. 26: DJ Yess
Aug. 30: Kate McNally
Ocracoke Coffee Company: Live music: Every Friday 6-8 pm. Team Trivia Wednesdays July 13 & 27; 6-8 pm.
Ocracoke Fig Festival: Aug. 4 to 6, Berkley Barn and Ocracoke Preservation Society.
Latino Dances: Aug. 20, 7-9 pm, Ocracoke Community Center