Current Events March 18-24

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Current Events March 18-24
Welcome, spring!

Check out our Who's Open page to keep you up to date on where to sleep, eat, shop, and play during the spring. 

Monday, March 18th:

The OPS Museum & Gift Shop opens for the season today. Spring hours are: Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm, and Saturday 11am-4pm. Closed Sunday.

Tuesday, March 19th: 

6:30pm: Open Jam @ Coyote Music Den, 6:30-8:30pm – sing, play, listen – all ages, all levels welcome (youth are encouraged to come at 6:30). Every Tuesday night through March. No charge, but donations welcome.

Wednesday, March 20th:  

5:58pm: Happy Spring! The Spring Equinox will take place this evening, and mark the official first day of the season.

Current Events March 18-24

7pm: Word Play @ Coyote Music Den, 7-8:30pm. If you love words … bring something you wrote, read, heard and share, listen or tell a story. Every Wednesday night through March. No charge, but donations welcome.

Thursday, March 21st:

6pm: Ocracoke Friends of the Library annual meeting @ Library. Local authors Marcy Brenner and Pat Garber will talk about their new books! There'll be a short business meeting to update the membership what Friends of the Library has done over the past year, followed by the author presentation – and refreshments! All are welcome.

Current Events March 18-24

Friday, March 22nd:

7pm: Ocracoke School PTA Variety Show @ the Community Center. Ocracoke’s got talent! Registration forms are in the school office. Community members also encouraged to participate – it's not too late to sign up. You don't need to be an Ocracoke student. If you want to be in the audience, admission is just $3! 

Saturday, March 23rd:

7am: Pony Island Restaurant opens for the season. Hello, Salsa Cheese Eggs! 

11am: Family Preschool Storytime @ Ocracoke Library! Ms. Claire will lead the storytimes and crafts, which will take place every other Saturday and alternate between English and Spanish. This week is English; all are welcome to this free program.

11am: Ocracoke Oyster Co. opens for the season. 

6pm: Martin & Friends @ Ocracoke Oyster Co. Great music with Ocracoke's own guitar hero Martin Garrish and his favorite local musicians. 

Sunday, March 24th: 

7am: Hwy. 12 in Frisco closed today. A portion of Hwy. 12 at Frisco on Hatteras Island will be closed for about 12 hours, 7am-7pm for repair. 4-wheel drive vehicles (only) can go around the construction zone. If you're headed to Ocracoke and don't have 4-wheel drive, plan to come by way of Swan Quarter or Cedar Island. 

Services @ both churches: Ocracoke United Methodist (Taize service 7am; 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 updates on Facebook, too! 

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

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