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The 19th Annual Pleasure Island Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival Present the Legendary Gregg Allman

The 19th Annual Pleasure Island Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival Present the Legendary Gregg Allman

Kure Beach, NC – The air is crisp, the nights are cool and the sky is blue – Welcome to Pleasure Island in the fall.  And there is no better way to bring in Autumn than to attend the 19th Annual Pleasure Island Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival on October 13th & 14th.  This years’ Festival brings 1995 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Blues Icon, the legendary GREGG ALLMAN to Pleasure Island.   In addition, there wil be fourteen other blues and jazz groups on two stages over the two day festival brought to you by Bryant Real Estate and the Pleasure Island Chamber of Commerce at the Fort Fisher Air Force Recreation Area. GREGG ALLMAN will arrive on Pleasure […]

Morehead City Marlins Host Make-A-Wish® Eastern North Carolina on June 27

Morehead City Marlins Host Make-A-Wish® Eastern North Carolina on June 27

Local Wish Kids will attend Marlins home game against Team USA MORRISVILLE, N.C. (June 25, 2012)—Make-A-Wish Eastern North Carolina announced today that the Morehead City Marlins will host Wish Kids and their families during its home game against Team USA on Wednesday, June 27. The children, who all live in Eastern North Carolina, will have the opportunity to meet with players and staff from both the Marlins and Team USA prior to the game. The exhibition game is scheduled for 7:05 pm at Puck O’Neal Field at Big Rock Stadium.   “We’re honored to have these children and their families from Make-A-Wish Eastern NC join us for this special game,” said Marlins General Manager Christopher Marmo. “Their strength, determination and […]

Koka Booth Amphitheatre: Grace Potter & The Nocturnals

Koka Booth Amphitheatre: Grace Potter & The Nocturnals

Grace Potter & The Nocturnals Friday · October 19 · 8 p.m. Tickets on Sale Friday, June 29 @ 10 a.m. ~$25/Lawn/Pit/Reserved table seats Price increases to $27.50 Day of Show ~ Tickets can be purchased at Booth Amphitheatre (Tuesday- Friday, Noon – 6 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.) or through etix.com. By phone call (800) 514-3849 Etix hours: Monday-Friday/ 9 a.m.-8 p.m. EST Saturday/10 a.m. – 8 p.m. EST & Sunday/12 p.m. – 8 p.m. EST For complete concert information go to www.boothamphitheatre.com or call (919) 462-2025.   Booth Amphitheatre is an SMG Managed Facility. About SMG Since 1977, SMG has provided management services to more than 22 public assembly facilities worldwide, including arenas, stadiums, theatres and […]

Battleship Blast: 4th of July Fireworks and Festivities at the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA

Battleship Blast: 4th of July Fireworks and Festivities at the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA

WILMINGTON, NC – Noted as Coastal Living’s 10 Spots to Celebrate the Fourth and recent recipient of Southeast Tourism Society’s award of Top 20 things to due in July, the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA, U.S. Cellular and the City of Wilmington present the 2012, 16th Annual Battleship Blast Fireworks show sponsored by WECT TV-6 and 102.7 WGNI on Wednesday, July 4, 2012. The celebration will not disappoint and at 9:05pm the Battleship fireworks spectacular will begin. You don’t want to miss this year as the fireworks display will light up the skies of Wilmington. Starting at 5:00 the 4th of July Riverfront Celebration will begin in downtown Wilmington as the Street Fair kicks off the festivities. Entertainment will provided by L […]

Silent Disco on The Deck at House of Blues Myrtle Beach

Silent Disco on The Deck at House of Blues Myrtle Beach

Silent Disco THE DECK AT HOUSE OF BLUES MYRTLE BEACH Sunday July 1st, 2012 Silent Disco, featuring local DJ’s Christian Slick and DJ Eyecon, is coming to The Deck at House of Blues on Sunday July 1st from 10pm-2am. Admission is free and headphones are $10.00 to rent.   Silent disco has become a common name for a disco where people dance to music listened to on wireless headphones. Rather than using a speaker system, music is broadcast via an FM transmitter with the signal being picked up by wireless headphone receivers worn by the participants. Those without the headphones hear no music, giving the effect of a room full of people dancing to nothing. Often two DJs compete for […]

SECCA Holds Special Events for Families During the Summer

SECCA Holds Special Events for Families During the Summer

The following events are being held at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) in July and August. SECCA is an affiliate of the N.C. Museum of Art, within the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources. SECCA is located at 750 Marguerite Drive, Winston-Salem, NC 27101. *Tickets are available to purchase at www.secca.org Events: Film @ SECCA: Chihuly: River of Glass Saturday, July 14, 7 p.m. Over a two-year period in the mid-1990s, Dale Chihuly worked with his glass blowing team and other artisans in Finland, Ireland, Mexico and Italy and in his Boathouse studio in Seattle to accomplish a bold public art project.  Watch as Chihuly’s Chandeliers arrive in Venice and the artist directs their installation in such places as […]

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Summer Fun: Archaeology 101 at the Museum of the Albemarle

Summer Fun: Archaeology 101 at the Museum of the Albemarle

Elizabeth City, NC – Come visit the Museum of the Albemarle Wednesday, June 27, noon until 2:00pm and become an archaeologist for a day! Visit with real archaeologists, watch ground penetrating radar demonstrations, learn all about dendrochrology and participate in several hands-on activities. The public is invited for this free program! Groups call 252-335-1453 for your own special program! The Museum of the Albemarle is located at 501 S. Water Street, Elizabeth City, NC. (252)335-1453. www.museumofthealbemarle.com. Find us on Facebook! Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed Sundays, Mondays and State Holidays. Serving Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Hertford, Hyde, Northampton, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell and Washington counties, the museum is the northeast regional history museum […]

N.C. Maritime Museum at Southport Offers History on Wheels

N.C. Maritime Museum at Southport Offers History on Wheels

SOUTHPORT – The North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport has partnered with the Adventure Kayak Company to offer “Historical Southport Bicycle Tours” this summer. The guided tour will wind through live oak-canopied streets and along the waterfront, incorporating local history. Participants will pedal past Fort Johnston, the Brunswick Inn, the Old Brunswick Jail, the “Crimes of the Heart” home, The Indian Trail Tree, along the Cape Fear River and more. The tour goes from 8 – 10 a.m.   Program dates include: Saturday, June 30 Saturday, July 28 Saturday, August 18 Saturday, September 1   The tour is $20 per person, which includes use of a bike and helmet. Bring your own bicycle and helmet and join the fun for […]

Celebrate “The Glorious Fourth!” at Tryon Palace

Celebrate “The Glorious Fourth!” at Tryon Palace

New Bern, NC – This year, join Tryon Palace in commemorating the birth of our nation with special fun-filled programming that has a little historical something for everyone. Start the celebration off early on the evening of Tuesday, July 3 with a rousing concert of patriotic music and popular songs.  Pack a picnic and join your family and friends on the beautiful South Lawn overlooking the Trent River for this free show by the 440th Army Band NC Army National Guard Concert Band and the Jazz Patriots Big Band/Show band.  Please bring your own chairs and blankets, but leave pets and alcoholic beverages at home. This concert is presented as part of the Tryon Palace Performing Arts Series with media […]

ECU Presents Seven in One Blow Children’s Show at Roanoke Island Festival Park

ECU Presents Seven in One Blow Children’s Show at Roanoke Island Festival Park

ROANOKE ISLAND - East Carolina University will present the production in the Indoor Theatre at Roanoke Island Festival Park June 26, 27, 28 at 10:30 a.m. Seven in One Blow is a contemporary fantasy based on the old Grimm Brothers’ fairy tale. Tickets are $5 for all 6 years old and older. 5 and under are free and may be purchased in advance at the Visitors Center or the day of the event. Seven In One Blow or The Brave Little Kid was originally produced in 2002 by the Axis Company in New York City. The play got a rave review in the NY Times, concluding that: “As this brave little kid triumphs over an ogre, a witch, selfish royalty and […]