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Saturday, Aug. 3
Greenville Comic Con
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Greenville Convention Center
303 Greenville Blvd.
Meet comic book creators, artists, writers and vendors. Tickets can be purchased at the door or www.greenvillenccomiccon.com.
Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 10-11
Southern Bridal Show and Expo
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day
N.C. State Fairgrounds
Meet more than 150 Triangle wedding experts as you plan your wedding. Also enjoy wedding fashion previews featuring the latest trends in bridal wear and tuxedos. Pre-register and purchase tickets on line to receive a discount. Admission: $10 per person at the door (cash only) or $8 advance purchase. Children age 12 and under are admitted free. Click on our website for advance tickets and to register at www.foreverbridal.net.
Tuesday, Aug. 20
Backstreet Boys DNA World Tour
The tour is in conjunction with the release of The Backstreet Boys’ album “DNA.” Purchase tickets at pncarena.com or at the PNC Arena Box Office. Visit Ticketmaster for pricing.
Thursday, Aug. 22 to Sunday, Aug. 25
Hours vary by day
324 Sylvania St.
The 34th annual event includes music, carnival rides, car show, community events, parade, food vendors and watermelon eating contest. Bands for Watermelon Jam on Saturday, Aug. 24, are Justin West Band, Parmalee and 38 Special. For a complete schedule and info on Watermelon Jam tickets, visit www.watermelonfest.com.
Friday, Aug. 23
Elvis in Hawaii
Stephen Freeman is back again with Echos of a Legend Showband for the United Way benefit concert. VIP tickets include a pre-show luau reception and meet and greet. Opening acts start at 6:30. For tickets visits goldsboroparamount.com or call 919-583-8432.
Friday, Aug. 30, to Sunday Sept. 1
American Ninja Warrior Competition
2550 N. Church. St.
This is a family event with top and upcoming warriors competing. Children and adults compete. Includes food trucks, games and bands. Purchase tickets through Eventbrite.
Friday, Sept. 27
The Malpass Brothers
The Dunn Center
N.C. Wesleyan College, Rocky Mount
The North Carolina brothers play traditional country music. Visit www.dunncenter.com or call 252-985-5197.