This coming Saturday, May 28, marks the date of the sixth annual Ocracoke Firemen's Ball. The evening kicks off with a pig pickin', followed by a live and silent auction at 7 p.m. After the auction the Ocracoke Rockers, The Aaron Caswell Band, and the Dune Dogs will provide live music for your listening and dancing pleasure. For more information, click on the Ocracoke Volunteer Fire Department's web page: http://www.ocracokevfd.org/Firemansball.html.
Earlier on Saturday (3:00 - 4:30 pm), Books to be Red on School Road will be hosting a book signing by Jimmy Creech, former Ocracoke Methodist Church pastor, and author of "Adam's Gift." More information is available here: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=156372017763043
Coming up the following week, June 3, 4, & 5, is the 12th annual OcraFolk Festival, a full weekend of music and storytelling on Howard Street & School Road. The full schedule of events, information about musicians and storytellers, and other details is posted here:
Our latest Ocracoke Newsletter is the autobiography of Frank Treat Fulcher. You can read it here: http://www.villagecraftsmen.com/news052111.htm.