You can send your news of special events, workshops, meetings, etc. on Hatteras and Ocracoke islands to donna@islandfreepress.org.  Please send as a document or plain text in press release format.   Please do not send only PDFs of posters or other announcements.  You can send these for illustration, but we need text. We must receive your announcement at least one week before the event.

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August 2020

Ocracoke Preservation Society Plans Virtual Fig Festival for 2020

August 1 @ 8:00 am - August 8 @ 5:00 pm EDT

The annual event will celebrate Ocracoke Island’s “Sweetest Tradition” with a week of online videos of cooking demonstrations, interviews, music, and village walk-abouts. Join in for raffles, online vendor sales, and a Virtual Fig Cake Bake-Off! Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Ocracoke community will celebrate the summer’s fig bounty in a new and innovative way August 1–8, 2020. Many of the festival’s usual elements will be transformed into online versions. During the weeklong event, festival attendees on and off the…

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