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August Calendar of Events

Every Thursday, Now through August 20th

Sprinkler Fun Days

Beat the heat this summer at Sprinkler Fun Days downtown at Cornerstone Commons. From 3-4 p.m. each Thursday the City's giant water sprinkler will be set up for all to enjoy. Supervised by Goldsboro Fire Department. Sponsored by Goldsboro Metal Recycling. 919.735.4959 ∙

On Sale Now!

Eighth Annual Paramount Performing Arts Series

The Goldsboro Paramount's BIGGEST series yet! Featuring acts like Red Moon Road, Yolanda Rabun, the NC Symphony, Black Violin, James Gregory and more! Build your own series by choosing 3 or more events and save anywhere from 10-30% off the individual ticket prices. 919.583.8432 ∙

Now through August

Summer Art Camp

Get a jump on your child’s summer fun with the Arts Council of Wayne County’s annual Summer Art Camp programs. The 2015 Summer Art Camp, Excellent Adventures: Exploring Our World, is sure to unleash every child’s creative imagination. ∙ 919.736.3300

August 3rd – 6th 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Hip Hop Dance Workshop

Legacy Dance Project presents hip-hop summer dance camp, with 2 times for beginners to advanced dancers. PLUS, participants will enjoy being part of a special surprise performance. All ages welcome. Register by calling (919) 738-3772 or visit

August 4th 6p.m. – 9p.m.

National Night Out

At Herman Park. A community-police awareness-raising event. Fun, games and free goodie bags! Guest speaker is Kate Daniels, President of the Chamber of Commerce.

August 6th, 7th & 8th

TKM Camp Philadelphia

Community Development Corporation

Will sponsor a FREE camp for children 8-13 years old. August 6,7,8. Time 10:00-3:00p.m. Daily. Registration forms may be downloaded at or call 919 583 8222 for additional information. Or email Alletta Taylor at

August 6th 6p.m. – 9p.m.

Center Street Jam: Band of Oz

Sponsored by North Carolina Community Federal Credit Union. FREE downtown summer concert series. Enjoy live music, great food, and cold drinks. Located in the John St. parking lot. Mandatory ID check for purchase of beer. ∙ 919.735.4959

August 7th 5p.m. – 8p.m.

First Friday

Looking for something fun and relaxing to start off your weekend? Stop by First Friday for refreshments, exhibits, art, live music, and much more. Meet our studio artists. Shop the Art Market. It’s free & family friendly! Arts Council of Wayne County ∙ 919.736.3300

August 7th 7:30p.m.

The Southern SiStars of Spoken Word

The Southern SiStars of Spoken Word is performance poetry in concert and was created to entertain, encourage, and artistically inspire hearts and minds. Special cameo appearances by Life Speaks Life, Lamont "Voice" Cox, Lady Divin, with musical accompaniment of Anne Cherry, Krystal B., Jefree Lawrence, and Jermaine Reed. General Admission Tickets: $10/in-advance, $15/at-the-door.


August 13th 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Open Mic Night

Musicians, singers, spoken word performers, creative thinkers...we want to hear from you! It's free and everyone is welcome. Arts Council of Wayne County ∙ 919.736.3300

August 14, 2015 7:30p.m.

Kick off football season at Nahunta Friends Meeting's last FREE movie night of the summer. "When the Game Stands Tall" will be shown at 7:30 pm at The Meeting Place picnic shelter, behind the church building. The public is invited and please bring a lawn chair. Refreshments are free. For more information: 919-922-5413.

August 15th 9a.m. – 4p.m.

Battle of the Burgers & Cornhole Tournament

Think you make the best burger around? Test your skills at the grill. Or, come out to enjoy the delicious burgers, live music, vendors and more. To enter the Battle of the Burgers of Cornhole Tournament, call 919.988.0881

August 20th 8:30a.m. and 1:30p.m.

28th Annual Michael Martin Golf Tournament

Southern Wayne Country Club

Cost: $80 per player or $320 per team/ PM shotgun starts

Contact: Neil Price at 919-738-7072 or

August 21st 7p.m. – 9:30p.m.

Wayne County Jazz Showcase

PNC presents this monthly jazz concert every third Friday at the Arts Council of Wayne County. If you are a lover of jazz music, you will not want to miss this performance of our area's most talented musicians. FREE & open to the public!

August 20th 6p.m. – 9p.m.

Center Street Jam: Digger Foot

Don’t miss the LAST Center Street Jam of the season with local music group, Digger Foot! FREE downtown summer concert series. Enjoy live music, great food, and cold drinks. Located in the John St. parking lot. Mandatory ID check for purchase of beer. 919.735.4959

August 21st 7:30p.m.

United Way Kickoff: Stephen Freeman’s Tribute to Elvis

Back by popular demand, Stephen Freeman is back in the building! Enjoy your favorite Elvis tunes at the United Way's kickoff event. Opening Act – The Hitmen of Goldsboro. Tickets on sale through the Paramount Theatre Box Office. Reserved Seating Tickets: $37/VIP (Includes preferred seating pre-show meet & greet) $22/General Reserved Seating.


Saturday, August 22

Beekeepers of the Neuse Festival

Waynesborough Park

9a.m. – 3p.m.

  • Observation Bee Hive

  • Candlemaking

  • Facepainting

  • A live band

  • Master Gardners

  • Chicken Coops

  • A learning experience for all

  • Food and Drinks

  • Fun for all! Young and Old!!

August 28th 6p.m.

University and Community Welcome Night

University of Mount Olive

Co-Sponsored by the Mt Olive Area Chamber of Commerce

6p.m. - Picnic Dinner on Murphy Center Lawn

7p.m. – Majesty Rose Performs on Murphy Center Lawn

8:30p.m. – Movie on the Pope Wellness Center Lawn

Contact: Emily Schneider at

September 16th 9a.m.

1st Annual Sheriff Carey A. Winders

Memorial Golf Tournament

Lane Tree Golf Course, Goldsboro

All Proceeds to benefit the Sheriff Carey Winders

Scholarship Fund. Banquet and

auction on September 11th. 4 man teams.

$200 entry fee. Sponsors needed. Great fun, prizes & food!

Call Mike Kelly at 919-734-1245, Ext 23 to sign up or Teresa

Winders at 919-736-1652 for any questions. Or go to

their Facebook page at www.facebook/careywinders

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