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Go! Guide, Sept. 14

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Friday, September 14, 2018

Editor’s note: The aftermath of Hurricane Florence could cause events to be canceled or postponed. Call for more information.

TUESDAY

Pitt County Fair

The 99th annual Pitt County Fair will be held Tuesday-Sept. 23 at the Pitt County Fairgrounds, 3910 MLK Jr. Highway. The opening ceremony will begin at 5 p.m. Tuesday. Cost is $6, free for children 4 and younger. A mega pass is available for $20 and includes admission and unlimited midway rides. Visit www.pittfair.org for tickets or call 758-6916.

Hispanic Heritage concerts

The ECU School of Music celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month with concerts at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26 and Oct. 2. The first concert will feature guitarist Adam Kossler, the second, North Carolina Guitar Quartet and the final, Duo Guitiano, featuring guitarist Carlos Castilla and pianist Amanda Virelles. The concert series features composed and arranged guitar music by Spanish and Latin American composers. Free. Call 328-6851.

THURSDAY

Voyages of Discovery: Anita Hill

Brandeis University law professor and civil rights advocate Anita Hill will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday in Wright Auditorium as part of ECU’s Voyages of Discovery lecture series. She famously testified against then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas in a sexual harassment case in 1991. Today, Hill is a proponent of Title IX awareness in education and employment practices and is collaborating with artist Mark Branford to create a 400-foot painting in Washington, D.C. that revisits the lost texts of civil rights activist Myrtle Evers-Williams. Tickets are $20 for the general public, $10 for ECU faculty and staff, $5 for ages 16 and younger, free for ECU students. Visit ecu.edu/​cs-cas/​voyages.

Kayaking, fishing

River Park North, 1000 Mumford Road, will host Evening Kayak Demo from 5-7 p.m. Thursday for ages 5 and older, accompanied by an adult. Families can can test paddle the park’s fleet of kayaks or cast a line for free. Equipment is limited, and time limits will vary depending on the number of participants. The park will provide the bait, North Carolina fishing license is required for participants 16 and older. Free. Call 329-4560.

R.A. Fountain

The Brad Hudson Band will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday at R.A. Fountain General Store, 6754 E. Wilson St., Fountain. Tickets are $15 for reserved seating and $12.50 for general admission. Call 749-3228.

UPCOMING

Winterville concert

The Winterville Parks and Recreation Summer Movie and Concert Series will present Jupiter Jones from 7-10 p.m. Sept. 21 at 332 Sylvania St. Free. Visit wintervillenc.com.

Salsa dance

The Folk Arts Society of Greenville will host a salsa dance from 7-9 p.m. Sept. 21 at Crave restaurant and bar, 409 Evans St. Admission is $5. Visit fasgnc.org.

Games Meet Art

The Greenville Museum of Art, 802 Evans St., will host Games Meet Art from 1-4 p.m. Sept. 22. The event will include an assortment of video, board and life-size versions of games like Hungry Hippos and Angry Birds, along with refreshments and prize drawings. The event is free for museum members. Admission is $5 each or $15 per family for others. Children ages 5 and younger are admitted free. Call 758-1946, email info@gmoa.org or visit gmoa.org for more information.

Dirt Day

River Park North, 1000 Mumford Road, will host Dirty Day from 1-3 p.m. Sept. 22. 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 mtysinger@greenvillenc.gov.

Pickin’ on the Pamlico

Pickin’ on the Pamlico will be held from 6-10 p.m. Sept. 22 at Festival Park, 233 E. Water St., Washington, N.C. The annual event celebrates summertime and eastern N.C. blue crab. The Main Event Band will perform, and food will be served at 6:30 p.m. Visit www.littlewashingtonnc.com.

Little Songbook Project

The Music House, 408 W. Fifth St., will host The Little Songbook Project at 2 p.m. Sept. 22. 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 emailthemusichouse@suddenlink.net.

Run, Walk and Roll

The Run, Walk and Roll 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run/​Walk and 100-Yard Kids Dash will be held at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 22 at St. James United Methodist Church, 2000 E. Sixth St. Registration is available at www.runtheeast.com or in person on the morning of the race. Proceeds from the race will benefit Vidant Health Rehabilitation Services. For more information, call 847-0207.

‘Peter and the Suncatcher’

ECU’s Loessin Playhouse will present “Peter and the Starcatcher” by Rick Elice at 8 p.m. Sept. 25-29 and 2 p.m. Sept. 30 in McGinnis Theatre. 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.

Agri-Cultural Market

An Agri-Cultural Market will be held from 5-7:30 p.m. Sept. 25 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.

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