Go! Guide, Aug. 10
Friday, August 10, 2018
‘Title of Show’
Whirligig Stage, 628 S. Pitt St., will present “Title of Show” at 7:30 p.m. today-Saturday and Aug. 17-18. Additional performances will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, and matinee performances will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday and Aug. 19. Tony nominated for Best Book of a Musical in 2009, the show is about writing a show. Tickets are $18 for students and $20 for adults. Visit whirligigstage.com.
Tale of the Tails
A Time for Science Nature and Science Learning Center will host Tale of the Tails at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Greenville Center, 729 Dickinson Ave. Participants will learn about an animal’s life and habitat from an expert and will listen to a story about the animal. Free. For information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Build a bat house
River Park North, 1000 Mumford Road, will host a a build a bat house workshop from 2-3 p.m. Saturday for ages 7 and older, accompanied by an adult. Tools and materials will be provided. Cost is $14 for city residents and $18 for others. Preregister by calling 329-4560.
Castaways Band will perform at the Sunday in the Park music series at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Greenville Town Common, 105 E. First St. The Carolina Beach Music Hall of Fame group made its Sunday in the Park debut last year. Free. Visit greenvillenc.gov. The inclement weather hotline number is 758-7246.
A Time for Science Nature and Science Learning Center, 949 Contentnea Lane, Grifton, will host Starry Night Campout beginning at 3 p.m. Sunday. The event is being held in conjunction with the Perseid meteor shower. It will include a camping site, a planetarium show, telescope observations, kayaking, fishing, children’s activities and a marshmallow roast. Admission is $10 per person. Register at https://atimeforscience.org/product/ticket-starry-night-campout.
Doggie Pool Party
The city’s Recreation and Parks Department will host the annual Doggie Pool Party from 1-5 p.m. Sunday at Community Pool on Myrtle Avenue at Guy Smith Park. The event, for ages 8 and older, will benefit the Friends of the Greenville Off-Leash Dog Park. Activities include a dog swimwear pageant. Dogs must be supervised by an adult, with no more than one dog per adult. Call 329-4567.
Sounds of Summer
The Music House, 408 W. Fifth St., will host a Sounds of Summer benefit concert at 3 p.m. Sunday. The concert will feature Elaine Yontz, Jack Fisher and Justin Sturz. Suggested donation is $20 per concert for the general public, $15 for seniors and $5 for students. Call 367-1892 or email email@example.com.
Regal Greenville Grande Stadium 14, 750 S.W. Greenville Blvd., will host its Summer Movie Express through this week. Movies will be shown at 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Admission is $1. The featured movies for Tuesday and Wednesday are “Paddingon 2” and “Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie.”
End of summer celebration
River Park North, 1000 Mumford Road, will host an end of summer celebration from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday. Activities will include kayaking, fishing, castle building with the imagination playground, hot dogs and marshmallows, fishing. Cost is $3 for city residents and $5 for others. Participation is free for River Park North camp participants. Call 329-4560 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Community Pops Singers will present a”Broadway Spectacular” concert at 7:15 p.m. Aug. 17 at John Paul II Catholic High School, 2725 E. 14th St. The free event will feature songs from “The Music Man,” “My Fair Lady,” “The King and I” and “Oliver.” Call 355-2712.
Music in the Park
Grimesland’s monthly Music in the Park series continues at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 17 at Grimesland Community Park, off Pitt Street next to the Town Hall. Mike Wiggs and The Boys will perform. There is no admission charge; concessions will be available. Concerts continue the second Friday of the month through October.
The Music House, 408 W. Fifth St., will host fiddler Andrew Finn Magill in concert at 7 p.m. Aug. 17. Suggested donation is $20 per concert for the general public, $15 for seniors and $5 for students. Call 367-1892 or email email@example.com.
The Folk Arts Society of Greenville will host a contra dance from 7-9 p.m. Aug. 18 at West Avenue Stage, Ayden, between Second and Third streets. Free. Visitfasgnc.org.
The Churches Outreach Network will present an Evening of Jazz fundraiser from 6:30-9 p.m. Aug. 24 at Yankee Hall Plantation, 3332 Yankee Hall Road. The event, which will celebrate 10 years of service by CON, will include a three-course meal and a live jazz ensemble. Tickets are $45. The deadline for purchase is Wednesday. Visit con2007.org or call 916-8443.
Heartbreaker will perform at the Sunday in the Park music series at 7 p.m. Aug. 19 at the Greenville Town Common, 105 E. First St. Free. A Sunday in the Park newcomer, Heartbreaker is a Heart/Led Zeppelin tribute band featuring the singing duo Suzi Nelson and Joan Burton. Visit greenvillenc.gov. The inclement weather hotline number is 758-7246.
An Agri-Cultural Market will be held from 5-7:30 p.m. Aug. 21 at Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery, 4519 W. Pine St., Farmville. Local artisans and farmers will sell local crafts and produce. There will be local beer, food trucks and live music. There is no admission charge.
The 33rd annual Winterville Watermelon Festival will be held Aug. 23-25 in downtown Winterville. The event will include carnival rides, a parade, a watermelon-eating contest and the Watermelon Jam concert on Aug. 25. Festival hours are 6-11 p.m. Aug. 23-24 and 8 a.m.-11 p.m. Aug. 25. For more information, visit watermelonfest.com.
The 2018 Watermelon Jam will be held from 5-11 p.m. Aug. 25 at the Winterville Recreation Park, 324 Sylvania St. The concert will feature award-winning country music singer/songwriter Scotty McCreery along with Chase Bryant with guests SmithField and The Justin West Band. Gates open at 5 p.m. and the show starts at 5:30 with The Justin West Band. At 6:30 p,n, SmithField takes the stage followed by Chase Bryant at 7:45 p.m. and Scotty McCreery at 9:15 p.m. Tickets are $10-$20. Visitwatermelonfest.com.
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