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Go Guide, Feb. 22

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Friday, February 22, 2019

TODAY

Chamber Music Dressed Down

Chamber Music Dressed Down II, part of ECU’s Four Seasons Chamber Music Festival, will be performed at 7:30 p.m. today at A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall on campus. Robert McDonald, piano, Marcy Rosen, cello; and Ara Gregorian and Daniel Phillips, violin; viola will perform Antonin Dvorak’s Piano Quartet in D Major, Op. 23 Johannes Brahms’ Piano Quartet in C Minor, Op. 60 Tickets are $30 for the general public and $10 for ECU students. Call 328-4788 or visit ecu.edu/​arts.

‘Sideways Stories’

Whirligig Stage, 628 S. Pitt St., will present “Sideways Stories from Wayside School” beginning at 6 p.m. today. Additional performances will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday and March 3, and at 6 p.m. Thursday-Friday. Based on Louis Sachar’s beloved children’s books, “Sideways Stories from Wayside School” brings to life an elementary school where wicked teachers turn students to apples and other strange things happen. Tickets are $16, $14 for members. Visit whirligigstage.com.

Winter concert series

The Beaufort County Traditional Music Association’s Winter Concert Series will continue with “Pamela and JB” at 7 p.m. today at the Turnage Theatre Gallery, 150 W. Main St.,, Washington, N.C. This acoustic duo performs many favorite classic rock, country and pop tunes from the 70’s to today. There is no admission charge. Donations are accepted. Visit bctma.org

ECU baseball

The Pirates will play Monmouth at 4 p.m. today, 2 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday at Clark-LeClair Stadium.Visit www.ecupirates.com for tickets.

SATURDAY

Chess tournament

Sheppard Memorial Library, 530 Evans St., is partnering with a local chess club, Highway 264 Chess, to host the Pitt County Chess Open beginning at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. The tournament, which will consist of three rounds, is sanctioned by the United States Chess Federation. Registration is available online at https://​sites.google.com/​view/​pittareachessopen/​home

Random Acts

Random Acts will be performed at 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday in Burnette Theatre in McGinnis. The show will feature dance, musical theatre, poetry, and other styles of performance art by ECU students. Tickets are $5. Call 328-6829.

Fairy House Festival

River Park North, 1000 Mumford Road, will host Fairy House Festival from 2-3:30 p.m. Saturday. The activity is designed to help participants reconnect with nature through building whimsical habitats. The event will include hot chocolate and a campfire. Free. Call 329-4562.

Women’s basketball

ECU will play the University of Cincinnati at 5 p.m. Saturday in Minges Coliseum’s Williams Arena. Visit www.ecupirates.com for tickets.

Chamber Singers

The ECU Chamber Singers will be in concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Peace Presbyterian Church, 301 Guiness Drive, Winterville. Free. Call 328-6851.

Feast of the East

Boy Scout Troop 25 will host its annual Feast of the East chili cook off from 5-7 p.m. on Saturday in the cafeteria of Farmville Central High School, 3309 E. Wilson St. Admission price includes beverage and dessert. “Troop Chili” is made by Troop 25. Available for takeout. Proceeds benefit the troop.

SUNDAY

Youth orchestra

The Eastern Youth Orchestras will perform their annual spring concerts Sunday and Monday. The junior and preparatory orchestras will perform at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at First Presbyterian Church, 2101 N. Heritage St., Kinston. A concert featuring all orchestras will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at ECU’s A.J. Fletcher Music Hall. All concerts are free. Visit easternyouthorchestras.org.

Live Oak Hike

Goose Creek State Park, 2190 Camp Leach Road Washington, N.C., will host “Live Oak Hike” at 2 p.m. today. Meet at the last parking lot and join a ranger on a leisurely hike on Live Oak Trail. Free. Call 923-2191 or visit www.ncparks.gov/​goose-creek-state-park.

MONDAY

ECU baseball

The Pirates will play Air Force at 4 p.m. Monday at Clark-LeClair Stadium. Visit www.ecupirates.com for tickets.

Chorale and Concert Choir

ECU’s University Chorale and Concert Choir will be in concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday at First Presbyterian Church, 1400 S. Elm St. Free. Call 328-6851.

TUESDAY

Black composers

The Pitt Community College Symphony Orchestra will present its annual Black Composers Concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Koinonia Christian Center Church, 1405 S.W. Greenville Blvd. The free concert will include music by American composer Florence Price. The symphony will be joined by Elements of Praise (PCC’s Gospel Choir) the PCC Chorale and several members from area churches. Free, but donations accepted to benefit PCC’s music program. Call 493-7493.

Frequencies

ECU School of Music will present “Frequencies” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall. Frequencies is an ensemble created and directed by students to showcase the next generation's musical interests and passions. Free. Call 328-6851.

WEDNESDAY

ECU baseball

The Pirates will play Elon at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Clark-LeClair Stadium. Visit www.ecupirates.com for tickets.

Men’s basketball

ECU will play Houston at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Minges Coliseum’s Williams Arena. Visit www.ecupirates.com for tickets.

THURSDAY

Mexican Brass

Mexican Brass will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday in Wright Auditorium as part of ECU’s S. Rudolph Alexander Performing Arts Series. Latin America’s most successful brass quintet combines skills at virtuoso chamber music in all styles, non-stop interaction with the audience and showmanship. Tickets are $15-$45. Visit ecu.edu/​arts.

Museum tour

Greenville Museum of Art, 802 S. Evans St., will host a free curator-led tour from 2:30-3:30 p.m. Thursday. Participants will be led through the permanent collections and temporary exhibitions by the museum's assistant curator of exhibitions and collections, Trista Reis Porter. Visit gmoa.org.

Sculpture exhibit

An inclusive public art sculpture exhibit will be held from 6-8 p.m. Feb. 28 in the Goess Center at Pitt Community College, 1986 Pitt Tech Road, Winterville. The event is hosted by artist Sally Jacobs, along with the Association of Mexicans in North Carolina and the Eastern North Carolina Latin American Coalition. The mobile and interactive art sculpture portrays the circumstances of the local farmworker population and provides educational and advocacy opportunities to the public. Free. Call 258-9967 or email juvenciorp@amexcannc.org.

UPCOMING

Magic School Bus

East Carolina University’s Family Fare Series will present “Magic School Bus” at 7 p.m. March 1 in Wright Auditorium When the class gets lost on the way to the planetarium, Ms. Frizzle saves the day by blasting into outer space for an epic interplanetary field trip! Theatreworks USA’s new musical adaptation is based on the original book series published by Scholastic. Tickets are $10-$15. Contact 328-4788 or visit ecu.edu/​arts.

Sculpture exhibit

Emerge Gallery, 404 Evans St., will host Downeast, a national juried sculpture exhibition, from March 1- 28 in the Don Edwards Gallery. An opening reception will be held from 5-8 p.m. March 1 as part of the First Friday Art Walk. The Downeast outdoor exhibit will begin Friday and continue until March 2020. Visit emergegallery.com.

Farmville Reunion Jam

The Farmville Community Arts Council, 3723 N Main St., Farmville, will host the 2019 annual Farmville Reunion Jam from 2-6 p.m. March 2. The event will feature The Farmville Downbeats,The Low-Tide String Band and Pitt Community College Flutes. Call 753-3832 or visit farmvillearts.org.

Send events to kgrizzard@reflector.com. For more information, call 329-9578.

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