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Monthly Planner June 2018

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FRIDAY, JUNE 1

First Friday Open House

5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Art Ventures and Barnes Corner Gallery

200 Tarboro St.

The event features new works by local artists; light refreshments will be served.

friday, june 1

Family Night

7 to 8:30 p.m.

Colorful Spirits Art Studio

4221 W. Langley Road, Elm City

For $10 per person (or four for $35) includes all you and your loved ones need to paint an 8X10 of a select painting or you can do your own thing on a blank canvas. No experience necessary. RSVP and pay online at www.colorfulspirits.com or call 252-265-9353.

friday, june 1

Waggin’ and Shaggin’

7 to 11:30 p.m.

Wilson Moose Lodge

Forest Hills Road

Wag and Shag with Lee Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram benefiting The Maggie Society and Wilson County Humane Society includes food, music, door prizes, silent auction and beer and wine for sale. Music by Spare Change. Tickets are $25.

friday, june 1

Wine Tasting

5 to 7 p.m.

Grapenuts Wine

3711-B Peppermill Drive

Join host Brian Flye of Tryon Distributing for a complimentary casual wine tasting.

saturday, june 2

Limited Sportsman

7 p.m.

County Line Raceway

6953 Stagecoach Road, Elm City

Enjoy racing on a Saturday evening with 40 laps. Pit gates open at 4 p.m.; grandstand gates open at 5 p.m. with race at 7 p.m. Admission prices for regular events are grandstand $15 (16 and over) and $5 (11 to 15); free for ages 10 and under. Pit gate $30 (11 and over) and $10 (10 and under). For more information, call 252-985-1949.

sunday, june 3

Wonder Woman Day

1 p.m.

DreamDaze Comics

2801-1B Ward Blvd.

DreamDaze Comics will have a Comical Creations event with local artist Christina Campbell that will lead to creating your own Wonder Woman painting to take home. The cost is $20 per person for ages 13 and over; $15 for 12 and under. Proceeds from this event will be donated to the Wesley Shelter to support their efforts on behalf of women. Call to reserve your seats, 252-281-5586.

sunday, june 3

Pot Luck Dinner

6 to 8 p.m.

217 Brew Works

217 South St. S.

Take a covered dish to share and enjoy your Sunday dinner with friends.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6

Jazz Revival Project

6 to 7:30 p.m.

217 Brew Works

217 South St. S.

“Coming Home: A Conversation with Billy Kaye” is part of the Jazz Revival Project, a new effort that recognizes and celebrates the jazz heritage of Wilson. Kaye, a native of Wilson, will answer questions.

friday, june 8

Crab Class

6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Colorful Spirits Art Studio

4221 W. Langley Road, Elm City

A $30 fee includes all you need to paint a step-by-step with the help of our instructor. No experience necessary. RSVP and pay online at www.colorfulspirits.com or call 252-265-9353.

friday, june 8

Tiered Wine Tasting

5 to 7 p.m.

Grapenuts Wine

3711-B Peppermill Drive

Join host Steve Eudy of Empire Distributors for a complimentary portion tiered wine tasting. A reserve portion is optional for $10 per person.

Friday, June 8

Movies at the Park

8 p.m.

Whirligig Park

Take the family to see “Despicable Me 3.”

saturday, june 9

Limited Sportsman

7 p.m.

County Line Raceway

6953 Stagecoach Road, Elm City

Enjoy racing on a Saturday evening with kid’s night car rides. Pit gates open at 4 p.m.; grandstand gates open at 5 p.m. with the race at 7. Admission prices for regular events are grandstand $15 (16 and over) and $5 (11 to 15); free for ages 10 and under. Pit gate is $30 (11 and over) and $10 (10 and under). For more information, call 252-985-1949.

tuesday, june 12

Summer Sippin’, Grillin’ and Chillin’

6:30 p.m.

Barton College, Kennedy Family Theatre

800 Vance St. NE

Join hosts Sarah Fite and Brian Flye with Tryon Distributing. The cost is $25 per person and reservations are required by calling Grapenuts at 252-246-9463.

friday, june 15

Wine Tasting

5 to 7 p.m.

Grapenuts Wine

3711-B Peppermill Drive

Join host Nate with Advintage Distributing for a complimentary wine tasting.

saturday, june 16

Northern Lights Class

6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Colorful Spirits Art Studio

4221 W. Langley Road, Elm City

A $30 fee includes all you need to paint a step-by-step with the help of our instructor. No experience necessary. RSVP and pay online at www.colorfulspirits.com or call 252-265-9353.

saturday, june 16

Limited Sportsman Special

7 p.m.

County Line Raceway

6953 Stagecoach Road, Elm City

Enjoy racing on a Saturday evening with 25 laps to win $1,500. Pit gates open at 4 p.m., grandstand gates open at 5 p.m., and race is at 7 p.m. Admission prices for regular events are grandstand $15 (16 and over) and $5 (11 to 15); free for ages 10 and under. Pit gate $30 (11 and over) and $10 (10 and under). For more information, call 252-985-1949.

saturday, June 16

Role-Playing Game Day

11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

DreamDaze Comics

2801-1B Ward Blvd.

This free event is an international event that allows players to try out some new role-playing games as well as celebrate old favorites like D&D and Pathfinder. More than a 180 items will be given away. For more information, visit www.freepgday.com.

wednesday, june 20

Comic book lunch celebration

All day

DreamDaze Comics

2801-1B Ward Blvd.

This event is an all-day celebration of the return of Iron Man Tony Stark. Guests will receive a Tony Stark Iron Man mini-comic and the first DreamDaze exclusive art print (while supplies last).

friday, june 22

Swirly Lighthouse Class

6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Colorful Spirits Art Studio

4221 W. Langley Road, Elm City

A $30 fee includes all you need to paint step-by-step with the help of our instructor. No experience necessary. RSVP and pay online at www.colorfulspirits.com or call 252-265-9353.

friday, june 22

Wine Tasting

5 to 7 p.m.

Grapenuts Wine

3711-B Peppermill Drive

Join host Marilyn with Piedmont Wine Imports for a complimentary wine tasting.

saturday, june 23

Limited Sportsman Special

7 p.m.

County Line Raceway

6953 Stagecoach Road, Elm City

Enjoy racing on a Saturday evening with 20 laps. Pit gates open at 4 p.m., grandstand gates open at 5 p.m. and race at 7 p.m. Admission prices for regular events are grandstand $15 (16 and over) and $5 (11 to 15); free for ages 10 and under. Pit gate $30 (11 and over) and $10 (10 and under). For more information, call 252-985-1949.

saturday, june 23

Magic the Gathering Dominaria

Noon

DreamDaze Comics

2801-1B Ward Blvd.

Registration begins at 11 a.m.; tournament begins at noon. There is a $10 entry fee; all players will receive three packs of the newest Magic the Gathering set, Doominaria and an exclusive limited-edition foil full-art rare promo card from the upcoming set, Core Set 2019.

sunday, june 24

Hymns and Hops

217 Brew Works

217 South St. S.

Enjoy a pot luck dinner at 5:30 p.m. and music from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

FRIDAY, JUNE 29

White Chair on the Beach Class

6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Colorful Spirits Art Studio

4221 W. Langley Road, Elm City

A $30 fee is all you need to paint a step-by-step with the help of our instructor. No experience necessary. RSVP and pay online at www.colorfulspirits.com or call 252-265-9353.

friday, june 29

Wine Tasting

5 to 7 p.m.

Grapenuts Wine

3711-B Peppermill Drive

Join host Steven Eudy and George Asby with Empire Distributors for a complimentary wine tasting.

saturday, june 30

Limited Sportsman 7 p.m.

County Line Raceway

6953 Stagecoach Road, Elm City

Enjoy racing on a Saturday evening with 15 laps. Pit gates open at 4 p.m., grandstand gates open at 5 p.m. and race at 7 p.m. Admission prices for regular events are grandstand $15 (16 and over) and $5 (11 to 15); free for ages 10 and under. Pit gate $30 (11 and over) and $10 (10 and under). For more information, call 252-985-1949.

saturday, june 30

Yu-Gi-Oh! Battles of Legend

6 p.m.

DreamDaze Comics

2801-1B Ward Blvd.

This is a relentless revenge box tournament. Registration begins at 5 p.m. with a $5 entry fee, all players will receive one pack each of the Official Tournament store exclusive pack OTS pack 6 and OTS pack 7. The winner of the tournament will receive a sealed box of the brand-new Yu-Gi-Oh set Battle of Legend.

Saturday, june 30

Magic the Gathering Open House

10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

DreamDaze Comics

2801-1B Ward Blvd.

Come out to learn to play Magic. All new players will receive a free deck of Magic cards with registration. There is no cost to try your hand at this first collectible card game.

Every Sunday

Dungeons and Dragons RPG

1:30 p.m.

DreamDaze Comics Fun and Games

2801-1B Ward Blvd.

New players and all ages always welcome (those 13 and under require a parent or guardian to remain with them). For more information, call 252-281-5586.

EVERY MONDAY

Open Mic

6 to 9:30 p.m.

217 Brew Works

217 South St.

Local professional and amateur performers have the opportunity to show off their talents. Pizza Monday will be May 7 and May 21 with donations for Save-A-Youth.

Ever Monday

Trivia

7 p.m.

Brewmasters

2117 Forest Hills Road

Enjoy trivia with Geeks who Drink. Test your knowledge on a wide variety of topics for a chance to win free pints and gift cards.

every monday

Trivia Night at O’Cools

7 p.m.

O’Cools Restaurant

2801 Ward Blvd.

Three rounds of trivia including general knowledge and sports plus a special round of geek trivia sponsored by DreamDaze Comics Fun and Games. Enjoy dinner, a night of fun with friends and possibly win gift certificates.

every tuesday

Music Bingo

7 p.m.

Brewmasters

2117 Forest Hill Road

Join Brewmasters for five rounds of music bingo, a musical spin on bingo where players listen to songs and try to get bingo on their song name bingo card. Music bingo is free to play, and there are prizes to win.

every tuesday

Trivia

7 to 9 p.m.

Da Bayou

124 Barnes St.

Test your knowledge on a variety of topics on trivia.

every wednesday

Family Game Night

6 to 8 p.m.

DreamDaze Comics Fun and Games

2801-1B Ward Blvd.

Family game night in the game loft. Take a family favorite or learn a new game. Choose from the library of demo games: cooperative, competitive or a combination of both.

EVERY WEDNESDAY

Wilson Beer Runners

5 p.m.

217 Brew Works

217 South St.

The beer runners club runs every Wednesday in a route through historic downtown and returns to the brewery for cold craft beverages. New runners are welcome.

every wednesday and Saturday

Wilson Farmers and Artisan Market

8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Pavillion at the Whirligig Park

Goldsboro Street

Purchase locally homegrown fruits, vegetables, butters, honey and other products along with handcrafted jewelry, paintings, soaps and more.

EVERY WEDNESDAY

Dart Night

7 p.m.

217 Brew Works

217 South St.

Darters and those who want to learn are welcome.

EVERY WEDNESDAY

Wine not Whine

Brewmasters

Forest Hills Road

Every Wednesday is Wine not Whine at Brewmasters with $2 glasses of house red and white wine.

EVERY THURSDAY

Pints and Pizzas

Brewmasters

Forest Hills Road

Every Thursday is $4 pints and pizzas where Brewmasters serves up $4 pints of beer and $4 flatbread pizzas.

every thursday

HeroClix

6 p.m.

DreamDaze Comics and Fun

2801-1B Ward Blvd.

A $3 entry fee and all players leave with at least one new Clix to add to their team. New players and all ages are always welcome (those 13 and under require a parent of guardian to remain with them).

EVERY THURSDAY

Trivia with Pam

7:30 p.m.

217 Brew Works

217 South St.

Play four to five rounds of trivia at 217 Brew Works with awards for first, second and third place.

every friday

Magic Free For All

6 p.m.

DreamDaze Comics Fun and Games

2801-1B Ward Blvd.

Learn how to play Magic the Gathering Collectible card game at no cost. All players new to DreamDaze will receive a free deck of Magic cards so they can start playing right away. New players always welcome.

every saturday

Yu-Gi-Oh! Official Store Tournament

6 p.m.

DreamDaze Comics Fun and Games

2801-1B Ward Blvd.

Battle it out for top player each week and bounty player of the month. For more information, call 252-281-5586.

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