Current Events Week of April 3-9
It doesn't last long, but it's breathtakingly beautiful while it's here. Thanks to the Thurston House Inn for providing this stunning sight for us every year. It smells as heavenly as it looks! Ahhh, spring.
Monday, April 3rd:
5pm: Joint meeting with Hyde County School Board and Board of Commissioners @ Ocracoke Community Center (via teleconferencing equipment). This is the annual budget meeting. The agenda and proposed budget requests are here. The board of commissioners meeting will follow.
6pm-ish: Hyde County Board of Commissioners Meeting @ Ocracoke Community Center (via teleconferencing equipment). The agenda and packets for the Monday April 3, 2017 Hyde County Board of Commissioners meeting are now available to the public. Click here to view the documents. (FYI, Packet 2 has the request for funding from Ocracoke occupancy tax for the tram operating costs.) The public is invited to attend.
Tuesday, April 4th:
2pm: Hyde County School Board meets on Ocracoke @ Ocracoke Community Center.
7pm: Occupancy Tax Board Annual Meeting @ Ocracoke Community Center. Come on out to hear what all the non-profits are asking for this year. A little bird told me that 2017 requests are in excess of $475K. The board usually doles out $350K-$375K. What'll be this year? Inquiring minds want to know! (And rest assured, the Current will be there to report!)
Wednesday, April 5th:
???? We'll keep you posted!
Thursday, April 6th:
???? We'll keep you posted!
Friday, April 7th:
7am: Ocracoke Coffee Company opens for the season! Smoothies, lattes, espressos, bagels, scones! Their companion shop, the Pickled Pirate will open the same day. Come out and see the great new porch!
Saturday, April 8th:
1pm: Memorial Service for Foy Shaw at Ocracoke United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the church.
6pm: Live music! Martin & Friends at Ocracoke Oyster Company, 6-9pm.
Sunday, April 9th:
Palm Sunday – Both churches have 11am services; the Assembly of God also has a 7pm service.
The Tale of the Black Squall performance will be Thursday, April 13th at Ocracoke School.
The first Maker's Market of 2017 will be Saturday, April 15th on the lawn at the Wahab House on Silver Lake.
The 3rd Annual Clam Chowder Cook-Off is also on Saturday, April 15th. More information here.
6th Annual Ocracoke 10k/5k, 1 Mile Family Fun Run & 2nd Annual Half Marathon will be April 29th & 30th. Register here.
Check out the Ocracoke Current calendar for more events and information! We're on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, too! Send info about any events we may have missed to email@example.com. Current Events stories are updated as needed with more information, so check back!