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Monthly Planner July 2018

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sunday, july 1

Pot Luck Dinner

5:30 to 8 p.m.

217 Brew Works

217 South St.

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

sunday, july 1

Comical Creations Drawing Class

1 p.m.

DreamDaze Comics

2801-1B Ward Blvd.

The first Sunday of each month you get the chance to make and take your favorite heroes or villains. July’s class will feature Captain America. Seats are limited, so call 252-281-5586 or Facebook to pre-register.

wednesday, july 4

Batman Wedding

9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

DreamDaze Comics

2801-1B Ward Blvd.

Batman and Catwoman will be celebrated in pages of Batman No. 50 from DC Comics and the debut issue of Captain America No. 1 from Marvel Comics. Guests will receive the second DreamDaze Exclusive Art Print with the purchase of either Batman No. 50, Catwoman No. 1 or Captain America No. 1 (while supplies last).

Wednesday, july 4

Fourth of July Celebration

Starts at 2 p.m.

Wilson County Fairgrounds

U.S. 301

The fourth-annual event includes a barbecue cookoff with area fire department and other food, carnival rides, cake walk, live music with Shannon Baker and a DJ and fireworks at 9 p.m. No admission charge. There is a charge for rides.

friday, july 6

Complimentary Wine Tasting

5 to 7 p.m.

Grapenuts Wine

3711-B Peppermill Drive

Enjoy a casual wine tasting at Grapenuts.

friday, july 6

1st Fridays on the Lawn

6 to 9 p.m.

Wilson County Public Library Lawn

249 Nash St. N.

The Eli Craig Band will be performing. Food trucks will be on site as well as activities for the kids. Free.

friday, july 7

First Friday Family Night

7 to 8:30 p.m.

Colorful Spirits Art Studio

4221 W. Langley Road, Elm City

For $10 per person includes all you and your loved ones need to paint an 8X10 of one of four select paintings, 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.

Thursday, July 12-Sunday July 15

“13 the Musical”

7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday

Kennedy Family Theatre

Barton College

The show features local high school students and is intended for audiences no younger than 9 or 10 because of some mature language and content, including kissing and a fight. Tickets for “13 the Musical” are $10 for adults and $8 for students and can be purchased by calling the Singers Studio at 252-230-0691. Tickets are also available from cast members or can be purchased at the door at performance time.

friday, july 13

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; a reserve portion is optional for $10.

saturday, july 14

Hobby Lobby Kids Classes

10 a.m.

Colorful Spirits Art Studio

4221 W. Langley Road, Elm City

For $10 per child and purchase your canvas at Hobby Lobby, you will be painting an 8X10 flamingo. RSVP and pay online at www.colorfulspirits.com or call 252-265-9353.

SATURDAY, JULY 14

Yu-Gi-Oh! Day

Noon with registration at 11 a.m.

DreamDaze Comics

2801-1B Ward Blvd.

This is a nationwide celebration of the Yu-Gi-Oh! collectible card game.

Saturday, july 14

Limited Sportsman

7 p.m.

County Line Raceway

6953 Stagecoach Road, Elm City

Enjoy racing on a Saturday evening 15 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.

saturday, july 14

Throwing 4 #StottStrong

11 a.m. with registration at 10 a.m.

Wilson County Fairgrounds

A cornhole tournament ($20 per team), Jeep show/motorcycle show ($10 registration), door prizes for any entry, 50/50 raffle, vendors, food and more. All proceeds go to benefit the Stott family in memory of the late Ashley Stott. For more information, call Brandon Etheridge at 252-205-7060, JoAnn Langley at 252-265-2025 or Billy Langley at 252-230-0771.

wednesday, july 18

Guest Bartender with United Way

6 to 9 p.m.

Brewmasters

Forest Hills Road

The United Way of Wilson will be taking over the bartending as it continues a fundraising campaign. $1 per pint and all cash tips will be donated to the United Way.

Thursday, July 19-Sunday July 22

“South Pacific”

7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday

The Boykin Center

108 Nash St.

The annual summer musical is presented by the Arts Council of Wilson and Barton College. For tickets visit wilsonarts.com or call 252-291-4329.

friday, july 20

Complimentary Wine Tasting

5 to 7 p.m.

Grapenuts Wine

3711-B Peppermill Drive

Join host Mike Summerlin with Grapevine Distributors for a complimentary wine tasting.

saturday, july 21

Limited Sportsman

7 p.m.

County Line Raceway

6953 Stagecoach Road, Elm City

Enjoy racing on a Saturday evening 25 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.

saturday, july 21

Yu-Gi-Oh! Cybernetic Horizon Sneak Peek

1 p.m. with open dueling at 11 a.m.

DreamDaze Comics

2801-1B Ward Blvd.

Be among the first to check out the next new Yu-Gi-Oh! set when you go to a sneak peek at DreamDaze Comics. This event will also be held Sunday, July 22.

Sunday, july 22

Munchkin CCG Day of Wreckoning

1 to 4 p.m.

DreamDaze Comics

2801-1B Ward Blvd.

It’s time to hone your Munchkin collectible card game with skills, get some prizes and have fun with friends.

sunday, july 22

Hymns and Hops

217 Brew Works

217 South St.

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

wednesday, july 25

A Blind Tasting Experience

6 to 8 p.m

Grapenuts Wine

3711-B Peppermill Drive

Join host Mike Summerlin of Grapevine Distributors for a blind tasting experience for a cost of $15 per person. Reservations are required by calling Grapenuts at 252-246-9463 or registering online with Eventbrite.

Friday-Saturday, July 27-28

Truck and Tractor Pull

7:30 p.m. (gates open at 5:30)

Wilson County Fairgrounds

2331 U.S. 301

Make plans to attend this competitive event that is sanctioned by the United Pullers of the Carolinas. Tickets $10-$12. Purchase at WAWTix.com.

Friday, JULY 27

Complimentary Wine Tasting

5 to 7 p.m

Grapenuts Wine

3711-B Peppermill Drive

Join host Paul DiMario with Epiphany Wines for a complimentary wine tasting.

saturday, july 28

Bowling for Recovery

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Westview Lanes

1700 Ward Blvd.

Flynn Christian Fellowship Home will host its first Bowling for Recovery. All proceeds go directly to the Flynn Christian Fellowship Home.

saturday, july 28

Yu-Gi-Oh!

6 p.m. with registration at 5 p.m.

DreamDaze Comics

2801-1B Ward Blvd.

This is the Yu-Gi-Oh! Cybernetic Horizon Box Tournament. All players will receive OTS pack 6 and OTS pack 7. The winner will receive a sealed box of the brand-new Yu-Gi-Oh set Cybernetic Horizon.

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.

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

Pilates/Yoga Fusion

1 to 1:45 p.m.

Dance Studio B

200 Nash St. E.

Gain strength, balance and flexibility with Stacy Matthews 45 minutes pilates/yoga fusion class. The cost is $6 per session.

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 Club

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 Pavilion at 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 Tournament

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. 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. A $5 entry fee includes 1 Yu-Gi-Oh! booster pack of cards. New players and all ages always welcome (those 13 and under require a parent or guardian to remain with them). 252-281-5586.

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