Calendar of Events
June 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 2016 Summer Art Camp: Creative Discoveries, is sure to unleash every child’s creative imagination. www.ArtsInWayne.org ∙ 919.736.3300
June 2nd 6-9 p.m.
Center Street Jam: Spare Change (Military Appreciation Day)
Sponsored by RA Jeffreys. FREE downtown summer concert series. Join Downtown Goldsboro on June 2nd to show your support for our military families! Enjoy military tributes, giveaways, 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
June 3rd, 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 and enjoy two new exhibits. Shop the Art Market. It’s free & family friendly! Arts Council of Wayne County.
www.ArtsInWayne.org ∙ 919.736.3300
June 4th 10a.m. – 2p.m.
Born Learning, Herman Park
Young Children’s Festival
Free festivities to include the Colgate van, costume characters, pizza, hot dogs, refreshments, entertainment, miniature train rides. Lots of fun for all!!
June 5th 3p.m.
A Drummer’s World Drumline
James Brown Tribute
An exciting, edge-of-your-seat rhythm fest played by the Youth of Wayne County. These young people will showcase their talent and skills acquired since beginning instruction with A Drummer’s World Drumline & Performing Arts School. Don’t miss this electrifying tribute to James Brown, featuring drumlines and dance teams. General Admission - $5/each. www.goldsboroparamount.com 919.583.8432
Every Thursday, June 9 – August 18
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
June 9th 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
June 10th & 11th 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. www.dgdc.org ∙ 919.735.4959
June 10th 7:30p.m.
Free Movie Night!
The Meeting Place at Nahunta (located behind Nahunta Friends Meeting, 2537 NC Highway 581, near Pikeville) invites you to join us on Friday June 10th to enjoy the movie, The Mercy Rule. This film stars Kirk Cameron and is a fun baseball themed film suitable for the entire family. All movies are free and open to the public, whom we enthusiastically and sincerely encourage to attend. Free drinks and popcorn will be available. Rain or shine! If the weather doesn't cooperate, the movie will be shown inside our new fellowship hall. So grab some friends and some lawn chairs and join us for this awesome movie.
June 16th 6-9 p.m.
Center Street Jam: Legacy Motown Revue
Sponsored by Goldsboro News-Argus. 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
June 17th 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
June 24th 6p.m. – 8p.m.
Community Drum Circle
Don't miss this evening of rhythm, relaxation, and inspiration. It's free and everyone is welcome. No experience necessary. www.ArtsInWayne.org www.artsinwayne.org.
June 24th 7 p.m.
Stage Struck Presents: When the Music Takes Me
When the Music Takes Me is the culmination of a two-week musical theatre camp for 1st – 6th grade students studying vibes of the Motown era, soul and pop classic music. Directed by Jason & Jaime Cox, choreographed by Tara Warren. General Admission - $10/each. www.goldsboroparamount.com 919.583.8432
June 26th 11a.m.
Church on the Street
Enjoy a nondenominational worship service in the open air, in beautiful downtown Goldsboro. Bring your lawn chairs to Cornerstone Commons, located at 200 S. Center Street, on the last Sunday of each month through August. Presented by East Carolina Baptist Church.
June 30th 6-9 p.m.
Center Street Jam: Hip Pocket
Sponsored by Zaxby’s of Goldsboro. 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
On Sale Now!
Ninth Annual Paramount Performing Arts Series
The Goldsboro Paramount's BIGGEST series yet! Featuring acts never before seen in Goldsboro like former Saturday Night Live cast member, Tim Meadows and Grammy-nominated jazz artist, Nneena Freelon. Favorites like The Malpass Brothers, James Gregory, Holiday Pops and Caribou Mountain Collective will be returning, as well. 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