August


Every Thursday, Now through August 18th

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

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 2016 Summer Art Camp, Creative Discoveries, is sure to unleash every child’s creative imagination. www.ArtsInWayne.org ∙ 919.736.3300

August 5th 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.

First Friday/Downtown Art Walk

Looking for something fun and relaxing to start off your weekend? Join the Arts Council for their quarterly Art Walk featuring local artists, musicians and public art projects. This month the Art Walk will take you to three Art Alleys and to the Museum to meet their new director and see what new programs they have coming up. It’s free & family friendly! Arts Council of Wayne County. www.ArtsInWayne.org ∙ 919.736.3300

August 5th 7:00 p.m.

School Rocks: Presented by StageStruck

SCHOOL ROCKS is the culmination of a two-week musical theatre camp for 1st-6th grade student featuring favorite hits from school-themed musicals, television shows, and movies. These campers will reminisce memories of friendships, lessons learned, sports, recess, music, lunchtime…all while making new memories! General Admission Tickets: $10. Paramount Theatre 919.583.8432. www.GoldsboroParamount.com

August 11th 6-9 p.m.

Center Street Jam: The Mikele Buck Band

Sponsored by Lantern Inn. 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 11th 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 12rd 7 p.m.

Lip Syncing for a Voice

Don’t miss a chance to see some of Wayne County’s most known faces battle it out in a Lip Sync Battle for “Stop the Whispers” mental health awareness campaign. Kate Daniels, Geoff Hulse, Julie Beck, Becky Craig, Octavius Murphy, Wayne Alley, Kirk Keller and Erin Fonseca join forces with Mental Health Association of Wayne County, Curtis Media, ClientFirst Behavioral Health, Piedmont Natural Gas, Wayne Memorial Hospital, Wayne Community College and others to commit to the work of “Stop the Whispers.” $15 tickets can be purchased at by calling 919.583.8432. or visiting www.GoldsboroParamount.com. Proceeds will help support this necessary cause.

August 18th 5:30p.m. – 7:30p.m.

Celebrating the 90th Anniversary of

Mt. Olive Pickle

Come out to the Mount Olive Chamber’s Mount Olive Mingle celebrating Mt Olive Pickel’s 90th anniversary! FREE and everyone is invited.

August 19th 7:30 p.m.

United Way Kickoff: Elvis & Friends

Back by popular demand, Stephen Freeman is back in the building! Enjoy your favorite Elvis tunes at the United Way's kickoff event. 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.

919.583.8432. www.GoldsboroParamount.com

August 19th 7 p.m. – 9:30 p.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

www.artsinwayne.org.

August 20th 9a.m. – 3p.m.

National Honey Bee Day Celebration

Come out and celebrate National Honey Bee Day at Waynesborough Park on Hwy 117 South in Goldsboro. Vintage Farm equipment, food, music 4H dance group, beekeeping demonstrations, crafts and much, much more!! Lots of fun for the entire family!

August 25th 6-9 p.m.

Center Street Jam: Malpass Brothers

Don’t miss the LAST Center Street Jam of the season with local music group, The Malpass Brothers! FREE downtown summer concert series. Enjoy live music, great food, and cold drinks. Sponsored by 107.9 WNCT. 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 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