Go! Guide, Sept. 21
Friday, September 21, 2018
In the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, several area events have been postponed or canceled.
Games Meet Art
The Greenville Museum of Art has canceled Saturday’s Games Meet Art event. No new date has been scheduled. Call 758-1946, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit gmoa.org for more information.
River Park North, 1000 Mumford Road, has rescheduled Dirt Day to 1-3 p.m. Oct. 13. Dress to make a mess with mud pies or mud. A cleaning station will be provided. Bring a change of clothes and towel. No registration required. Free. Call 329-4560 or email email@example.com.
Pickin’ on the Pamlico
Saturday’s Pickin’ on the Pamlico at Festival Park in Washington, N.C., has been canceled.
Run, Walk and Roll
Saturday’s Run, Walk and Roll 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk and 100-Yard Kids Dash has been canceled. No new date has been set. For more information, call 847-0207.
The Gray Gallery’s Keaton and Umberger Gala Art Auction and Sale has been postponed. The event will be rescheduled in 2019. Call 328-1268.
Tuesday’s Agri-Cultural Market at Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery, 4519 W. Pine St., Farmville, has been postponed.
‘Peter and the
ECU’s Loessin Playhouse production of “Peter and the Starcatcher” by Rick Elice has been rescheduled. Performances in McGinnis Theatre, will begin at 8 p.m. Oct. 11-13, with matinee performances at 2 p.m. Oct. 13-14. Based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, this Tony-winning play upends the century-old story of how a miserable orphan boy becomes the legendary Peter Pan. With music by Wayne Barker, it features a dozen actors portraying more than 100 characters. Tickets are $15 for general admission and $10 for students. Visit ecu.edu/arts.
Calyx Piano Trio
The Music House has canceled The Calyx Piano Trio that was scheduled for Sept. 30. Call 367-1892 or email themusichouse@
Whirligig Stage, 628 S. Pitt St., will present “Boeing Boeing” by Marc Camoletti today-Sunday and Wednesday through Sept. 29. Revived on Broadway in 2007 in a Tony-winning production, this 1960s French farce (adapted for the English-speaking stage) features self-styled Parisian lothario Bernard (an American), who has Italian, German and American fiancées, each beautiful airline hostesses. Showtimes are 7 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $20 for adults and $18 for students. Visit whirligigstage.com.
Pitt County Fair
The 99th annual Pitt County Fair continues through Sunday at the Pitt County Fairgrounds, 3910 MLK Jr. Highway. The event will feature a children’s barnyard, free shows and exhibits and carnival rides from Powers Midway. Daily entertainment includes hypnotist-magician Alan Sands, one-man-band Marc Dobson and The Barnyard Cackle Review. Other daily features include High Rollers antique bicycles, 18th-century tinsmith Michael Felk and Dakota and Friends Dinosaur Road Show. The band After April will perform at 4 p.m. Sunday. Fair hours are 4-10:45 p.m. today, 1-11:45 p.m. Saturday and 1-7:45 p.m. Sunday. General daily admission is $6, free for ages 4 and younger. Wristbands (for unlimited rides) are $20 each. Parking is free. Visit pittfair.org or call 756-6916.
The ECU School of Music celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month with concerts at 7:30 p.m. today, Wednesday and Oct. 2 at A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall. Today’s concert will feature guitarist Adam Kossler, Wednesday’s concert will feature the North Carolina Guitar Quartet and the Oct. 2 event will be feature Duo Guitiano, with guitarist Carlos Castilla and pianist Amanda Virelles. Free. Call 328-6851.
The Winterville Parks and Recreation Summer Movie and Concert Series will present Jupiter Jones from 7-10 p.m. today at 332 Sylvania St. Free. Visit wintervillenc.com.
The Folk Arts Society of Greenville will host a salsa dance from 7-9 p.m. today at Crave restaurant and bar, 409 Evans St. Admission is $5. Visit fasgnc.org.
Uptown Greenville will host an Oktoberfest celebration Saturday. The daylong celebration will include a self-guided tour of local breweries and roasteries along with the release of some new German-style beers. The event also will include German food and live music. Participating locations include: Blackbeard Coffee Roasters, 203 E. Fifth St., with yoga on the patio at 7:30 a.m., music by Mandy Mears (noon-2 p.m.) and Sometimes Lions (7-9 p.m.); Pitt Street Brewing Company, 630 S. Pitt St., live music with Psylo Joe, Starship Pilgrims, Vol. & Will Dauble from 8-11 p.m.; Starlight Café & Farm, 104 W. Fifth St.; Trollingwood Taproom & Brewery,707 Dickinson Ave., live music with Cool Jazz 21 Trio, 8-11 p.m.; and Uptown Brewing Company, 418 Evans St., live music with David Blount, 8-11 p.m.
A concert featuring the prize winners of the 2018 ECU Young Artist Piano Competition will be held at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall on ECU’s campus. Free. Visit ecu.edu/arts.
The Music House, 408 W. Fifth St., will host The Little Songbook Project at 2 p.m. Saturday. Cochlea Duo returns with Minnesota-based soprano Liz Pearse and their Little Songbook Project, which is touring the state in September. The program will feature chamber music by American master composers George Crumb, Ursula Mamlok, John Corigliano and 2011 Pulitzer Prize finalist Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon. Suggested donation is $20 per concert, $15 for seniors and $5 for students. Call 367-1892 or email the
The ECU Wind Ensemble, Concert Band and Symphonic Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Wright Auditorium. The concert is free. Call 328-6851.
Chamber Music Festival
The Four Seasons Chamber Music Festival will kick off its 19th season at 7 p.m. Thursday and 8 p.m. Sept. 28 at A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall. Grammy Award-winning violist Kim Kashkashian will join Ida Kavafian, Hye-Jin Kim, Marcy Rosen, Peter Wiley and festival artistic director Ara Gregorian to perform Edward Elgar’s Serenade for Strings (arranged for string sextet), Johannes Brahms’ String Sextet No. 2 in G Major Op. 36 and Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s “Souvenir de Florence,” Op. 70. Season tickets to seven Greenville concerts are $180 for the general admission and $60 for students. Single ticket prices are $30 for general admission and $10 for students. Call 328-4788, or 1-800-ECU-ARTS or visit ecu.edu/fourseasons.
Uptown Greenville will host Freeboot Friday from 5-8 p.m. Sept. 28 at Five Points Plaza, at the corner of Evans and Fifth streets. Held each Friday before a home football game, this free event offers live music, an inflatable pirate ship for children, arts and crafts, food and adult beverages for those 21 and older. The Legacy Motown Revue will perform. Visit uptowngreenville.
ECU will take on Old Dominion Sept. 29 at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. Visit www.ecupirates.com for tickets.
‘Be the One’
Eastern North Carolina Stop Human Trafficking Now will host a screening of the film “Be the One’ at 4 p.m. Sept. 29 at Whirligig Stage, 628 S. Pitt St. The documentary details actual human trafficking cases, identifying how traffickers obtain and groom victims, and challenges people to make a difference. A discussion will follow. Visit encstophumantrafficking.org or whirligigstage.com.
The Bring Your Everything Talent Competition, hosted by Jay Lewis a.k.a. “Lil JJ” and Jade Christina, is scheduled for 4:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Greenville Convention Center, 303 S.W. Greenville Blvd. Prizes will be awarded in various categories. Guest Judges will include Clarke Jones of 101.9 Kiss FM, choreographer TSU Terry, and music artist Feli Fame. General admission tickets are $12 in advance and $15 the day of the show. Visit eventbrite.com.
On the Run
The seventh annual On the Run with Riley’s Army 5K and 1K Races will be held at 3 p.m. Sept. 30 at the Winterville Parks and Recreation Department, 332 Sylvania St., Winterville. Registration begins at 2 p.m. The event, held in conjunction with Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month, will benefit Riley’s Army programs and services. Registration is open at www.runtheeast.com. Visit www.rileysarmy.com.
EbzB Productions will present “Native,” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 2. The play, by Ian Finley, is about the collaboration between Lost Colony playwright Paul Green and Richard Wright, author of the novel “Native Son” as they worked to adapt the novel for the Broadway stage. Following the play, the audience will have a chance to talk with the producers, actors, playwright, and North Carolina Literary Review Editor Margaret Bauer, who has written about this collaboration.General admission tickets are $10. This project was supported by the North Carolina Arts Council, the Paul Green Foundation and the department of English at ECU. Visit www.whirligigstage.com.
Celebrate Life Banquet
Carolina Pregnancy Center’s Celebrate Life Banquet will be held at 7 p.m. Oct. 4 at the Greenville Convention Center, 303 S.W. Greenville Blvd. The featured speaker will be author and speaker David Nasser. Individual tickets are $35 each. Call 757-0003, visit friendsofcpc.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
East Carolina Vocational Center will host its annual banquet at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 4 at Rock Springs Center, 4025 N.C. 43 North. The guest speaker will Robert David Hall, an actor known for his roles on “The West Wing,” “Brooklyn South” and “Touched by an Angel.” An accident in 1978 led to the amputation of both of Hall’s legs. Today he serves on the board of directors of the National Organization on Disability. ECVC is the largest employment services organization for people with disabilities in eastern North Carolina. Individual reservations are $50 each. Call 317-3144.
Art show and fundraiser
Jaycee Park Center for Arts and Crafts, 2000 Cedar Lane, will host the annual Carter Williams Art Show and Fundraiser from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 6. This is a creative event benefiting breast cancer research, education, and community outreach, as well as participating artists. Free admission.
The 18th annual Canine Crawl is scheduled for 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Town Common, 100 E. First St. The event, a fundraiser for the Humane Society of Eastern Carolina, includes a walk, along with musical entertainment, vendors and prize drawings. Visit hsecarolina.com.
Good Samaritan 5K
Hope of Glory Ministries will team up with CrossFit Greenville to sponsor the annual Good Samaritan 5K Run/Cross Training 5K/Family Walk on Oct. 6 in downtown Greenville. Registration/check-in will be from 6:30-7:45 a.m. with all the races/walks beginning at 8 a.m. at 516 Cotanche St. Pre-registration is available at www.hope-of-glory.org. For more information contact Mandi Stewart at 321-6857, ext. 201, or email email@example.com.