Friday, July 08, 2016

Makers Market

There is an exciting new opportunity on Ocracoke to sample island produce and art...Makers Market.

Photo by Roger Meacham

Makers Market takes place on Monday afternoons from 3 pm to 8 pm on the Wahab Estate lawn in Downtown Ocracoke Village [update 7/14/16: the Market is now scheduled for Wednesdays, 10 am - 5 pm. For up-to-date information please visit Come out and enjoy Ocracoke Island’s latest creative venture.

Wonderful local and regional artists, makers, photographers and culinary creators have been offering fresh produce, watercolor prints, local CDs, handcrafted painted bags, handmade organic soap, island photography, and more...all available for your outdoor shopping pleasure!

The Wahab Estate Lawn is located at 161 Irvin Garrish Highway. Parking is available at the nearby NPS Parking Lot and admission is free. Coastal Farmer Cooperative will be participating with a wide array of organic vegetables and produce. For more information about the Makers Market on Silver Lake, contact Kim Meacham at 252-588-2205 or email

This month's Ocracoke Newsletter is an article about one of the early July 4th Parades written by Alice Rondthaler in 1953. It is accompanied by vintage photos.You can read the Newsletter here:   


  1. Anonymous6:53 AM

    Looking forward to checking this out in August! Thanks for sharing.
    NJ Reader

  2. Debbie Leonard8:35 AM

    So far it seems that the market has been well attended and I hope that it can continue....I love being able to attend.

  3. Anonymous6:31 PM

    Wasn't there something like this on Ocracoke in the past?

    1. There were (are) periodic arts & crafts markets (e.g. at the annual Ocracoke Festival and for a time at the Community Square).

  4. Please note: this event has been rescheduled for Wednesdays, 10 am - 5 pm. For more information: