Current Events June 11–17

Updated 6 days ago
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Joe Bells are blooming! Summer is in full swing! Stuff is going on! 

Special Events this week, plus much, much more!

Monday, June 11th:

8:30am: NPS Crabbing More info @ NPS Visitor Center

1pm: NPS Pirates More info @ NPS Visitor Center

1pm: Museum Tour @ OPS. Learn about Ocracoke history and culture with a tour of the exhibits. FREE. 

3pm: NPS Barrier Islands More info @ NPS Visitor Center

3pm: Ocracoke Tourism Development Authority will meet @ the meeting room @ WOVV studio on Back Road. All are welcome to attend. The TDA should be finalizing their contract with OCBA. 

8pm: A Tale of Blackbeard takes the stage again this week @ the Community Center. To be assured of getting a seat at tonight's show at the Community Center (Subsequent shows will be in the school gym) you must have either bought online or call for a reservation. (252) 921-0260 They are not holding out tickets for walk-ups. If there are tickets left, they'll sell them to walk-ups but no guarantee there will be any. Act fast! it's a popular sell-out show. Singing, dancing, and swordfighting pirates woo talented village girls on the eve of Blackbeard's final battle at Ocracoke! The show runs Monday nights through August 13. For presale tickets and more info visit http://www.ocracokealive.org

8:30pm: NPS Night Sky program @ Lifeguard Beach More info @ NPS Visitor Center

Tuesday, June 12th: 

8:30am: NPS Cast Netting More info @ NPS Visitor Center

1pm: Porch Talk @ OPS Museum: "Lieutenant Robert Maynard" Join Ruth for an interesting talk about the man who killed Blackbeard. Porch Talks are FREE, informal, informative, and fun! 

2:30pm: NPS Ocracoke History More info @ NPS Visitor Center

8pm: Live Music! Coyote Plus One begins this week! The Coyote Music Den is in the Community Square, and will host "Coyote Plus One" at 8pm every Tuesday night. This week's special guest is Ocracoke's own badass Kate McNally. More info at www.coyotemusic.ne$15 adults/$7 kids under 12. Doors open at 7:30pm. Bring your own refreshments; soft drinks and water available for purchase. 

Wednesday, June 13th: 

8:30am: NPS Crabbing More info @ NPS Visitor Center

10:30am: NPS Turtles More info @ NPS Visitor Center

1pm: Kids Create-a-Craft program @ OPS Museum. This week's theme is Pirates! Bring your kids and enjoy this special program. Suggested donation $5 for materials.

2:30pm NPS Pirates More info @ NPS Visitor Center

6:30pm: Live Music! Steel Shot @ Oyster Co.

8pm: Live Music @ the Coyote Music Den! The Coyote Music Den is in the Community Square, and will host "Coyote: Just We Two" (just Marcy and Lou!) at 8pm every Wednesday night. $15 adults/$7 kids under 12. Doors open at 7:30pm. Bring your own refreshments; soft drinks and water available for purchase. More info at www.coyotemusic.net

Current Events June 11–17

8pm: Dingbatter's Guide to Ocracoke @ Deepwater Theater. This new comedy-skit show is the ultimate guide for Ocracoke visitors (and residents) of all ages! Join Desiree Ricker, David Tweedie, Gary Mitchell, and Peyton Piquard for answers to all your burning questions. Admission. Doors open at 7:30pm.

9pm: Karaoke @ Oyster Co. You know you wanna sing! 

Thursday, June 14th:

8:30am: NPS Program @ Pony Pens More info @ NPS Visitor Center

11am: Special Program @ Ocracoke Library with Sharon Clarke, Musician and Storyteller. This is the kick-off for the Summer Reading Program! FREE; all are welcome!

Current Events June 11–17

1pm: Porch Talk @ OPS Museum: "Ocracoke Shelling" with Amy Howard. Porch Talks are FREE, informal, informative, and fun! 

2:30pm: NPS Barrier Islands More info @ NPS Visitor Center

6pm: Wine tasting at Zillie's Island Pantry! Wine tastings take place every Thursday @ 6pm, and pair five great wines with delicious hors d'oeuvres from the pantry. Space is limited, so make a reservation, and sign up at zillies.com.

7pm: 10th Annual WOVV Women's Arm Wrestling Tournament @ Berkley Barn $10 adults/$5 kids, prizes for 1st and 2nd place Arm Wrestlers! Costume prizes, too! After-party @ Dajio! 

8pm: Live Music! Raygun Ruby @ Dajio, 8–11pm

8pm: Molasses Creek in concert every Thursday at 8pm @ Deepwater Theater. Doors open at 7:30pm. Reserve your tickets online at molassescreek.com

Friday, June 15th:

12pm: Carnitas Fundraiser @ Community Square Proceeds will benefit the Latino Festival in November. Authentic pork carnitas, $10/plate.

6pm: Wine tasting at Zillie's Island Pantry! Wine tastings take place every Friday @ 6pm, and pair five great wines with delicious hors d'oeuvres from the pantry. Space is limited, so make a reservation, and sign up at zillies.com.

8pm: Live Music! Monjah @ Dajio, 8–11pm.

Current Events June 11–17

Saturday, June 16th:

8pm Live Music! Kate McNally @ Dajio, 8–11pm

9pm: Fiesta Latina @ the Community Center! Dance with DJ/Sonido Ilusion. Cash bar and soft drinks available! $15 admission. Proceeds benefit the Latino Festival in November. 

Sunday, June 17th:

Services @ both churches: Ocracoke United Methodist (Sunday School 10am; service at 11am) and Ocracoke Assembly of God (Sunday School 10am, services at 11am and 6pm; also Wednesday night service at 7pm).

Looking ahead....

Check out the Ocracoke Current calendar for more events and information! We're on Twitter and Instagram, too! 

Send info about any events we may have missed to ocracokecurrent@gmail.com.

This story will be updated as needed with more information, so check back!

Be careful out there! For the most safety, swim at the lifeguard beach. And please learn about how to survive a Rip Current:

Current Events June 11–17

 

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