Weather Forces Some Pirate Jamboree Events to Pivot Out of the Expected Rain Friday OCRACOKE OBSERVER

OCRACOKE OBSERVER OCRACOKE OBSERVER OCRACOKE OBSERVER Ahead of the coastal storm forecast for Friday, Blackbeard’s Pirate Jamboree officials are changing some outdoor event locations for the weekend event celebrating the 300th anniversary of Blackbeard’s demise off Ocracoke Island. The Jamboree kicks off on Ocracoke Thursday (Oct. 25) evening and continues through Sunday (Oct. 28). The […] Local News |  Full Article

Highway 12 Repairs in Ocracoke to be Suspended this Weekend for Blackbeard Festival By JOY CRIST

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) will suspend their repair work on the northern section of N.C. Highway 12 on Ocracoke Island this weekend in order to accommodate traffic and visitors attending the annual Blackbeard’s Pirate Jamboree Festival. Crews are currently tackling the oceanfront dune line, which washed away in some sections of a […] Local News |  Full Article