Ocracoke Island’s Independence Working day things to do this year will be held about three days, from July 2 to 4.
The subsequent is the agenda of functions:
Saturday, July 2
6 pm: Pre-fireworks gathering: Ocracoke Island deejay with Tommy Hutcherson will spin dance tunes and patriotic tracks at the NPS docks.
9:15 pm: Fireworks will be launched from the big Nationwide Park Company parking area at the southern finish of the island. Hyde County sponsors the present in conjunction with the National Park Support. The NPS parking good deal will be shut all day July 2 when the company sets up the pyrotechnics.
Sunday, July 3
11 am to 2 pm: Island-large scavenger hunt. Indication up at Spencer’s Sector porch. No early signups.
6:30-8:30 p.m. Previous fashioned Ocracoke sq. dance in the Berkley Barn with Molasses Creek.
Monday, July 4:
9:30 am: Satisfy the Ocracoke ponies whose ancestors at the time roamed as a wild herd and understand about their dwelling heritage on Ocracoke Island. NPS discuss at the pony pens.
9:30 am–Noon: Sand Sculpture Contest for all ages at the NPS Lifeguard Seashore. Signal-up commences at 9 am.
10:30 am to 12:30 pm & 1:30 to 4:30: Ocracoke Lighthouse open up for viewing. No climbing. Islander Chester Lynn will communicate concerning 10:30 and 12:30.
4 pm: Aged Time Independence Working day Parade. Topic: Famed Duos. Can be anything: persons, cartoon characters, meals, ideas…Be artistic! Cash prizes for stroll & roll, wheels, float and most effective theme. Sign-up starts at 3 pm at Wheelie Exciting Golfing Carts, Irvin Garrish Hwy. & Old Beach front Road. Parade commences at 4 pm at Wheelie Pleasurable finishes at NPS parking lot. The Hyde County Sheriff’s Section admonishes spectators not to throw drinking water of any sort at the parade members.
5:30 pm: Singing of countrywide anthem & awards presentation for parade & sculpture contest winners Textbooks to be Red phase. BYO seating.
5:45 to 6:30 pm: Storytelling with Donald Davis at Books to be Red. BYO seating.
7 to 10 pm: Local community Seashore Fireplace below the stars at NPS Lifeguard Seaside. BYO chairs. You are welcome to deliver marshmallows to roast. Be sure to pack in and Pack out.
Independence Working day functions are sponsored by the Ocracoke Occupancy Tax Board, Hyde County and the Ocracoke Civic & Small business Affiliation.