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March 2016

March 4th – 6th

Dorothy’s Adventure in Oz

Choreographed by Peggy Wingate and Mary Franklin adapted from Asheville Ballet and reworked from Goldsboro Ballet's Premiere presentation of the Ballet in Goldsboro in 2011. This Ballet will bring all of your emotions to life and let your imagination take you with Dorothy to the Merry 'Ol Land of Oz! 919.583.8432.

March 4th 5-8pm

First Friday & Downtown Art Walk

Looking for something fun and relaxing to start off your weekend? Stop by First Friday and join in on the quarterly Art Walk. This fun event will start at the ACWC where you’ll pick up a map and your Art Walk Passport. Follow it to the participating businesses around downtown. Stop in, meet the artist, check out the business, and get your passport stamped. Once you’ve visited all of them, come back to the ACWC and enter to win a $100 gift certificate to the Art Market. ∙ 919.736.3300

March 8th – April 8th

Kiss the Pig Contest – Downtown Goldsboro

Vote for the community celebrity you want to see kiss a live pig at Pig in the Park this year when you dine downtown. Benefits the Boys & Girls Club.

March 10th 6:30-8:30pm

Open Mic Night

Musicians, singers, spoken word performers, creative thinkers...we want to hear from you! It's free and everyone is welcome.


March 11th – 20th

Dance for Christ

This powerful production is a can’t-miss and has become a local favorite over the last decade. Artistic Productions, Inc. presents this live ministry through a mix of ballet, lyrical, tap, jazz, hip-hop and more. With something for everyone, each piece tells a story or demonstrates God’s unfailing love and mercy. Reserved Seating: Adults - $13; Seniors & Military - $11 (Saturday Matinees only)


March 12th 9am – 1pm

Goldsboro Juniors Spring Fling

Head to the First Baptist Church, 124 S. John St, in Downtown Goldsboro for this arts and crafts fair hosted by The Goldsboro Juniors.

March 17th 8pm

Shamrock Shuffle

Grab your green & orange and head downtown for a festive St. Patty’s-themed bar crawl. We’ll visit several downtown restaurants & turn the town green! Live music, great food & beverages and giveaways. $20 optional Perk Pack, includes a t-shirt and free refreshments. Limited spots available, so sign-up today!


March 18th 7pm

Wayne County Jazz Showcase

This monthly jazz concert at The Arts Council of Wayne County will feature local artist, Dick Griffin in March. If you are a music lover, a jazz lover or just enjoy a live concert, you will not want to miss this performance of our area’s most talented musicians. Free & open to the public! 919.736.3300 or

March 18th & 19th All Day

Shop the Block

Support local small businesses! Head downtown to shop and dine, with big savings from downtown businesses! Download coupons online & follow Downtown Goldsboro on social media for clues to win Downtown Dollars in our Shop the Block Scavenger Hunt. ∙ 919.735.4959

March 19th 7pm

I Choose To Pass Purity Celebration

Goldsboro First Assembly of God

The I Choose To Pass Movement is a movement about abstinence, & purity. We encourage men and women young and old to live a sold out life style for Christ and PASS up premarital sex and honor God through abstinence and purity until marriage.

For more information, please contact Mary Vaughn by phone or text at 919.922.4695, or by email: 3000 Summit Rd, Goldsboro.The event is FREE!

March 22nd 11am – 1p.m.

Soup and Sandwich Luncheon

The Wayne County Extension and Community Association (ECA) will have their annual Soup and Sandwich luncheon, Tuesday, March 22, 2016 from 11:00-1:00 at the Wayne Center on George Street in Goldsboro. Tickets are $5.00 each. Eat in or Take out.

March 22nd 7pm

Paramount Movie Nights: Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner

As part of the Paramount Movie Night Series, the Paramount Theatre will be showing “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner”. This film is not rated. Tickets: $5 each


March 25th 6pm

ACWC Community Drum Circle

The Arts Council of Wayne County presents a monthly Community Drum Circle. Don’t miss this evening of rhythm, relaxation and inspiration. It’s free and everyone is welcome to join! No experience necessary.


March 26th 10am – 11:30am

Easter Egg Hunt

First Baptist Church of Goldsboro

All children, ages 11 and under are invited to The Road to Resurrection and Easter Egg Hunt. Bring your own Easter baskets to this FREE family Easter event! 122 S. John St. For more information call 919-735-2516

March 26th 3pm

Downtown Goldsboro Kilt Run

Grab your kilt and get ready for some fun! Event t-shirt & 2 green beverages included. Must wear a kilt to run. Proceeds benefit St. Baldrick’s Kids Cancer Foundation Registration - 3pm, Race starts at 4pm.

Through April

Become a DGDC Center Street Jam Vendor

If you are a food/beverage vendor and are interested in participating at one or more of the Center Street Jam Summer Concert Series events, sign-up now! Center Street Jams are great for food trucks, local restaurants, sweets shops, lemonade stands and more.


April 2nd 8am

EOD Memorial Race

Walnut Creek Community Center

The EOD Memorial standard 5K Race is held annually as a salute to fallen EOD warriors who have made the ultimate sacrifice. This family-friendly event will also include activities for children and merchandise vendors as well. All proceeds from this event benefit the EOD Warrior Foundation (EODWF). $25 entry fee. To register, go to or call Dale A. Janik, SrA, USAF at 919-722-3032.

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