Current Events November 5–11

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Current Events November 5–11
VOTE... & get it while you can from Flying Melon, Back Porch, and Pony Island! 

Many Ocracoke eateries close for the season in November. Check out our updated list of Who's Open for off-season eating, drinking, playing, and staying. 

Monday, November 5th:

Make a plan to vote Tuesday! 

6pm: Hyde County Commissioners Meeting @ Community Center. All are welcome. Click here to view agenda and packets.

Tuesday, November 6th: 

4:30am: Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry route switches to winter schedule. Remember to allow an extra 20 minutes to get to the north end of Ocracoke due to work on the road.

6:30am Election Day!! Polls open at the Fire Hall and stay open until 7:30pm. (Use the back entrance.) Do you civic duty: VOTE! If you're there around lunchtime, you'll see the Ocracoke Current!

Current Events November 5–11

5:30pm: Ocracoke Preservation Society Fall Membership Meeting & Potluck @ Community Center. Bring a dish to share and enjoy a potluck supper. OPS will present two awards (Cultural Heritage and Historic Preservation) and give an update on OPS projects including the 300th Anniversary of the Battle at Ocracoke, the Island Inn/Odd Fellows Lodge restoration project, and more. (Vote first!)

Wednesday, November 7th: 

7pm: Island Trivia @ Gaffer's. $2 to play; form a team with up to four players. Fun prizes and bragging rights to the winner! 

Thursday, November 8th:

Another rainy day....

Friday, November 9th:

8:15: Ocracoke School Veterans Day Assembly @ School flag circle. Everyone is welcome; veterans will be honored by Ocracoke School students. 

5pm: Last day of the season for the Flying Melon Cafe. 

7pm: Festival Latino de Ocracoke Concert @ Community Center. Concert with Angles Diaz, 7–9pm. Food and drink available for purchase. 

Note: The Coyote Music Den show for tonight has been cancelled. The last show of the season will be Friday, November 16th.

Current Events November 5–11

Saturday, November 10th:

11am: Festival Latino de Ocracoke @ School Road and Books to Be Red yard. Games, food, music, dance, and more, 11am – 4pm. FREE festival -- all are welcome!! 

7:30pm: Festival Latino de Ocracoke performance @ Ocracoke School gym. Music and dance performances, 7:30–9pm.

6:30pm: Live Music! Martin & Friends @ Oyster Co

9pm: Festival Latino de Ocracoke Dance @ Community Center, 9pm-midnight. Dance with Rafaga Nortena! 

Sunday, November 11th:

9am: Festival Latino de Ocracoke Basketball Tournament: basketball tournament at Ocracoke School Gym from 9AM-6 PM. Cash prizes will be awarded and food will also be available so you can nibble while cheering on your favorite team. All are welcome to form teams and participate. If you would like to compete, contact Daimir (252) 945-3231.

Proceeds from the Festival Latino de Ocracoke will Benefit Ocracoke School and Ocracoke Alive’s programming in the island community.

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 post daily updates on Facebook, too! 

Beginning this week, we'll post our Who's Open page to keep you up to date on where to sleep, eat, shop, and play during the fall and winter. 

Send info about any events we may have missed to

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


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