Friday, August 05, 2016

Fig Festival

The 3rd Annual Ocracoke Fig Festival and Fig Cake Bake-Off will be held Friday, August 12th in the Community Square. Additional Fig Festival activities will take place on August 13th in the Square.


Friday August 12, 2016
At the Historic Community Square on Silver Lake Harbor
10am–5pm Booths of local vendors selling fig preserves, fig trees, cookbooks, and all things fig-tastic! Face painting and other fun activities for the kids! 
2pm Ocracoke Figs Presentation by local expert Chester Lynn – with fresh figs to taste!
3pm Fig Cakes on Display! 
4 pm Judging begins and will be broadcast live on WOVV 90.1FM ( with Daphne Bennink!
Free samples for everyone after the judging!  
6pm Fig Cake Bake-Off Awards and Announcements
6-8pm Traditional Ocracoke Square Dance with caller Philip Howard and live music with Molasses Creek
Saturday, August 13th, 2016
3-8pm Booth and Food Vendors in the Community Square
6–10pm Dance Party in the Community Square with Ocracoke Rockers and more!
The Ocracoke Fig Fest is a family-friendly, community celebration. 

Our latest Ocracoke Newletter is the story of Augustus Cabarrus, early inlet pilot, and the present day d'Oelsnitz family. Click here to read the Newsletter: Ocracoke...The French Connection

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