This Friday, January 25, Saltwater Connections and Ocracoke Alive will be co-sponsoring a community supper and traditional Ocracoke Square Dance at the Community Center, across from the gas station. The event begins at 6:45 with supper provided by islanders and the Ocracoke Fish House.
At 7:30 the square dance begins. Actually this is a "big circle dance," very similar to Appalachian big circle dances that were brought to this country during the colonial period by immigrants from the British Isles. The dance is easy to learn. There are no fancy steps or complicated movements as in western square dances. And it is lots of fun!
Fiddler Dave and friends will be providing the music.
This event is free, although donations for the musicians will be accepted.
Everyone is invited...islanders, visitors, teenagers, adults, newcomers & old timers.
Our latest Ocracoke Newsletter is the story of windmills on Ocracoke. You can read it here: http://www.villagecraftsmen.com/news012113.htm.