Current Events April 28-May 5
Beautiful spring days and the annual fishing tournament!

NPS volunteers and rangers open the Ocracoke Lighthouse a couple of times a week. (You can go in, but not up!) Stop by the NPS Visitor Center for specific times or check the Current's Facebook page.

Monday, April 29th:

9am: Ferry Re-Entry passes available @ Community Center 9am-1pm. Get yours renewed until 2023.

6pm: Book Club @ Ocracoke Library. Meet to discuss "A God in Ruins" by Kate Atkinson. All are welcome!

Tuesday, April 30th: 

6:30am: VOTE! A primary election will be held on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 in Hyde County to vote in the following contest: U.S. House of Representatives, District 3. Polls will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on the day of the election, Tuesday, April 30 at Ocracoke Fire Department.

Wednesday, May 1st:  

4pm: HOME middle School baseball game @ Community park. Go Dolphins!

1pm: Ferry Re-Entry passes available @ Community Center 1-5pm. Get yours renewed until 2023.

7pm: Live Music! The Mighty Saints of Soul @ Howard's Pub. All are welcome to join in the party to kick-off the annual Ocracoke Invitational Surf Fishing Tournament. 

Thursday, May 2nd:

Go, anglers! The Ocracoke Invitational Surf Fishing Tournament begins today and continues on Friday.

Friday, May 3rd:

8am: Ferry Re-Entry passes available @ Community Center 8am-Noon. Get yours renewed until 2023.

3pm: Spring Scholastic Book Fair @ Ocracoke Library. The Book Fair begins Friday, May 3 at 3pm and will be open during regular library hours through May 10. Family Night is May 7 at 6pm. All are welcome! Your purchase helps the school library. If you don’t have a child to buy for, consider donating a book to the library or Ocracoke School classroom. Regular library hours are Monday-Friday 3-7pm (open 'til 8 on Wednesdays) and Saturday 9am-1pm. 

8pm: Live Music! Opening Night @ Coyote Music Den Friday nights through October 25th, Fridays at the Den will be Marcy & Lou "In Concert" with a special guest (or not) at 8pm (doors at 7:30). A fun, heart-felt evening of live music in a magical setting.

Tickets:  Watch from wherever you are for $1 -

Saturday, May 4th:

2pm: Clean-Up Day @ Ocracoke Child Care Do YOU have some free time Saturday from about 2-5? Ocracoke Child Care Board has way too much to do by themselves to get the Center ready to see children. They need strong backs to move furniture, willing hands to wipe down EVERYTHING, folks to sit and look through all the books and other toys. So much needs to be done. Even if you can just come for an hour, they’d be so grateful! 

6:30pm: Live Music! Martin & Friends @ Ocracoke Oyster Company. 

Sunday, May 5th: 

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).

Noon: Mexican Food Fundraiser @ Community Square. Come out and get your delicious Tinga Tostados (3 for $10). Proceeds benefit the Festival Latino de Ocracoke to be held November 8-9, 2019. 

Looking ahead....

Check out the Ocracoke Current calendar for more events and information! We post updates on Facebook, too! 

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