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 ∙ www.dgdc.org
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 ∙ www.GoldsboroParamount.com
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. www.ArtsInWayne.org ∙ 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 www.legacydanceproject.com
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 www.philacommunitychurch.org or call 919 583 8222 for additional information. Or email Alletta Taylor at email@example.com.
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. www.DGDC.org ∙ 919.735.4959
August 7th 5p.m. – 8p.m.
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
www.ArtsInWayne.org ∙ 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 www.ArtsInWayne.org ∙ 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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! www.ArtsInWayne.org
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
9a.m. – 3p.m.
Observation Bee Hive
A live band
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 email@example.com
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