No matter your age, learning should be a life-long activity, and for those passionate about the arts, there are few better places to develop, practice and share techniques than on Ocracoke Island. New to 2019 is their Ocrafolk School, an artists' retreat where talented island artisans and craftspeople instruct adult participants in a variety of media, ranging from cooking to carving and drawing to photography.
Ocracoke Alive's Ocrafolk School is held at the Historic Berkley Manor. There, participants learn and practice their craft, and it additionally provides lodging for anyone traveling to the island. Guest can choose to dine at Berkley Manor, where meals will be provided, or on their own
Ocrafolk School Classes:
Decoy Carving: Carve & Paint a Redhead Duck Decoy
Drawing with Love (and a Little Science)
Exploring Ocracoke's Past, Present and Future
Cooking with Island Chefs
Mind and Body Renewal