Events & Entertainment, Ocracoke Style
Coyote, Marcy Brenner and Lou Castro, musicians. Listening Rooms, House Concerts, Weddings/Special Events, Lessons. This local musical duo will present “Coyote Plus One” – an evening of “well-crafted spontaneity” featuring a different guest each week at the Ocracoke Community Center, Tuesdays at 8pm (May 26 – September 1) at 8pm. They also appear as Marcy & Martin Garrish duo, Martin Garrish Western Swing Band ensemble, Raygun Ruby 80’s band, and Newtrio jazz. For more information visit www.coyotemusic.net or call 252-256-2081.
Deepwater Theater & Music Hall, Nationally Award-winning Molasses Creek (Thurs), Molasses Creek presents the Ocrafolk Opry (Wed). Award winners from Garrison Keillor's “Prairie Home Companion,” Molasses Creek has recorded 15 albums over the past 23 years, including two albums in the top 5 on the National Folk Charts in 2012 & 2014. Their latest release, "Waterbound" is now available in island shops. Both shows are great fun for the whole family. Reserve tickets by phone & online. Cash/Credit. www.molassescreek.com 252-921-0260. Howard’s Pub, F-7, Ocracoke’s favorite & famous oldest imbibery, restaurant and raw bar; 12+TV’s; live music in season; foosball; fun; casual; 200+beers, wine & cocktails; Ocean & Sound view deck; AC & Screened Porch Dining; Open every day lunch, dinner & late night; 252-928-4441 www.howardspub.com
Ocracoke always has something going on!
During the busy season, there are several live music venues to choose from each evening. Other entertainment includes cultural and educational events, NPS ranger talks, family-friendly activities, library programs, Bingo, pub trivia, square dances, wine tastings, and more!
Annual good times include the Working Watermen's Association Oyster Roast, 5K/10K and Family Fun Run, Ocracoke Invitational Surf Fishing Tournament, British Cemetery Ceremony, OVFD Firemen's Ball, Ocrafolk Music and Storytelling Festival, WOVV Women's Arm Wrestling Tournament, Independence Day activities all day long on the 4th of July, Halloween Carnival, and Christmas Concert. The fun goes on all year!