Current Events Jan. 28–Feb. 3

Stormy January day last week
Stormy January day last week
Basketball and more basketball at Ocracoke School Spirit Week!

Spirit Week is the week leading up to Homecoming on Friday! Expect to see Ocracoke kids wearing pajamas, funny hats, team jerseys, and Dolphin gear this week. 

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

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

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

Monday, January 28th:

2pm: Go, Dolphins! Basketball games @ Ocracoke School gym. The Middle School basketball teams playoffs start today. Girls take on Mattamuskeet at 2pm and Boys take on Hatteras at 3:45. 5th grade will serve concessions to benefit their spring field trip. Fear the Pod!

Tuesday, January 29th: 

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, January 30th:  

Depending on the outcome of Monday's playoff games there may be more home games today... stay tuned!

7pm: Island Trivia @ Gaffer's. Teams up to 4 people; $2 each to play. Proceeds go to a good cause. Show off how smart you are!

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, January 31st:

5pm: Parent information night @ Ocracoke School commons: Juuling (vaping, e-cigarettes) Come find out what it is, how it works and how it is affecting our children. All parents are welcome, especially parents with students in grades 4-12.

Friday, February 1st:

8:15am: Ocracoke School Awards Assembly @ school gym

4:30pm: Go Dolphins! Homecoming games and court @ Ocracoke School gym: JV and Varsity take on Mattamuskeet at 4:30 and 6pm. Homecoming Court will follow! Come out and see the Dolphins dressed in their finest attire. 

Saturday, February 2nd:

9am: OCBA Workshop @ Community Center: Richard Waldrop, Senior Vice President of Scotwork North America, will be presenting to OCBA members on the "skills of negotiation." For more information, contact OCBA at at

6pm: Live music! Martin & Friends @ Ocracoke Oyster Co. 

Sunday, February 3rd: 

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).


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