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Monthy Planner September 2019

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THROUGH SEPT. 27

Barton Art Galleries’ Mood Swings Exhibition

5 p.m.

Barton Art Galleries

Case Art Building

This exhibition will feature work by William Paul Thomas. For information call 252-399-6477 or email artgalleries@barton.edu.

MONDAYS, SEPT. 2, 16 and 30

Beginner Dungeons and Dragons Adventure League

6 p.m.

DreamDaze Comics

2801-1B Ward Blvd.

Interested in finding out what D&D is all about? Then join us in the GameLoft every other Monday night at 6. Entry is free, but visit www.facebook.com/DreamDazeCFG to register and confirm adventuring.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 3

Van Duzer Wine Diner

6:30 p.m.

Pup’s Steakhouse

2801 Ward Blvd.

Join Tyler Kincaid of Van Duzer Wines and Nate Harry of Advintage Distributors for a wine diner. The cost is $60 per person. Reservations and payments are required by calling Grapenuts at 252-246-9463 or online at WAWtix.com.

TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY SEPT. 3-4

Call for Auditions: ACT! for Youth’s ‘Oklahoma’

5:30 to 9 p.m.

Edna Boykin Cultural Center

108 Nash St. NE

Callbacks are Sept. 5. Auditions are open to children in kindergarten through high school who live in Wilson County or who have a parent who lives or works in Wilson County, or those who are contributors to the Arts Council of Wilson. Downloadable audition forms and complete information on the audition process are available on the arts council website at www.wilsonarts.com/actforyouth.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 5

HeroClix PreRelease Event

6 p.m.

DreamDaze Comics

2801-1B Ward Blvd.

This new set will be Marvel HeroClix: X-Men The Animated Series, The Dark Phoenix Saga. Visit www.facebook.com/DreamDazeCFG for more details.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 6

Complimentary Wine Tasting-Casual

5 to 7 p.m.

Grapenuts Wine

3711-B Peppermill Drive

Join Grapenuts Wine for a casual complimentary wine tasting.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 6

First Fridays ‘Made in the Shade’

5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Barnes Corner Gallery & Art Ventures

200 Tarboro St.

The resident artists will exhibit new work from the summer. Event includes light refreshments.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 6

First Fridays

5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Art Happens on Tarboro

106 Tarboro St. W.

There will be new artwork in the studio.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 6

1st Fridays on the Lawn

6 to 9 p.m.

Wilson County Library Lawn

249 Nash St.

Join the City of Wilson for 1st Fridays on the Lawn community concerts. Free event with food vendors and a children’s area. Country music by the R.T. Johnson’s band. This month, organizers are collecting children’s books as part of a donation drive to support Hope Station’s new Westview House family shelter.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 7

Argent Saga Re-Release Tournament

DreamDaze Comics

2801-1B Ward Blvd.

DreamDaze is set to celebrate the re-release of Betrayal. Entry is $30 and includes six booster packs. Prizes include special full art foil cards and limited edition playmats.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 8

Dog Day Afternoon

3 to 7 p.m.

Carolina Billiards

3505 Airport Blvd. NW

Take your dogs to enjoy swimming pools, sprinklers, toys and special snacks from the grill. Chicken plates are available for $8 each or in exchange for a bag of Purina Adult Chow or Purina Puppy Chow; 50/50 raffle will benefit the Maggie Society Canine Rescue.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 10

Preschool Science Says

10 to 10:30 a.m.

Imagination Station

224 Nash St. SE

Learn about the life cycle of ladybugs and make your own to take home. For preschool, ages 2 - 5; free. Register online at https://scienceandhistory.org/events.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 11

Guest Bartender for Adopt-A-Classroom

6 to 9 p.m.

Brew Masters

2117 Forest Hills Road

All cash tips and $1 per pint will go towards the Adopt-A-Classroom program to provide classroom supplies to Wilson County School teachers.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 12

“Hidden No More: STEM Women of Color Tour”

5 p.m.

Sallie B. Howard School for the Arts and Education

1004 Herring Ave.

This free event is a part of the Morehead Planetarium and Science Center’s “Hidden No More: STEM Women of Color Tour.” It highlights four women of color who have made significant contributions to their respective scientific fields and are pushing society forward to be more inclusive. Event will include Ann Vaughan Hammond, Peggy Vaughan, Dr. Stephani Page and Crystal Harden. Special guest Randolph Sessoms, the first African American superintendent of Wilson County Schools, will be honored.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 12

Tom Braswell : “Clear Light Mind”

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Boykin Center, Hammond Gallery

108 Nash Street

The show features work by photographer Tom Braswell. Artist talk is at 5 p.m. that night. The exhibit continue through Nov. 2. Free and open to the public.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 12

HeroClix Release Event

6 p.m.

DreamDaze Comics

2801-1B Ward Blvd.

This new set Marvel HeroClix: X-Men The Animated Series, The Dark Phoenix Saga officially launches this week; to celebrate, DreamDaze will host a booster draft event. A $20 entry fee includes on booster pack of miniatures. Visit www.facebook.com/DreamDazeCFG for more details.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 12

Wilson Active Artists Association annual art show

5 to 7 p.m.

House of Van Baars Art Gallery

104 Douglas St. E.

The art show will be 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays until Oct. 3 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays with live art demos. Featured artists are Andrea Horton-Morton, Ariel Daron, Carola Jones, Chris Woodard, Clara Daughtridge, Crystal Hamilton, Deborah Schott, Jane Gardner, Kim Joy, Kim Valentine, Laura Felton, Nancy Vasilchik, Otto Baron, Shelley Sakas and Susan Webb.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 13

Tiered Tasting

5 to 7 p.m.

Grapenuts Wine

3711-B Peppermill Drive

Join Steve Eudy of Empire Distributors for a complimentary portion and a reserve portion is optional for $10 per person.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAY, SEPT. 13-15

“An Extra Penny”

Times vary

Boykin Center

108 Nash St.

“An Extra Penny” will be staged here as part of the 100th-year anniversary celebration of the Arts Council of Wilson. The Broadway-bound show tells the story of mothers, daughters, friends and wives who persevere while the men are away during war. The show is 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13; 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14; and 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15. Friday’s show is also the 100th anniversary gala. For tickets, call 252-291-4329 or visit eTix. The box office is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

SATURDAY SEPT. 14

Annual Car Show

8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Black Creek United Methodist Church

200 Church St., Black Creek

There will be a car show, yard sale, bake sale, bounce house and more. The event is a benefit for the Maggie Society Canine Rescue and Black Creek United Methodist Church.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 14

Corvettes and Classics Car Show

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Doug Henry Chevrolet

809 W. Wilson St., Tarboro

The Eastern Carolina Corvette Club will host a car show with registration from 9 a.m. to noon and awards presented at 3 p.m. To pre-register, complete form by Sept. 7. For more information call Buster Dawson at 252-265-0035.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 17 - SUNDAY, SEPT. 22

Wilson County Fair

U.S. 301 South, Wilson

Don't miss the Pirates of the Colombian Caribbean aerial high wire thrill show at the fair this year. They will perform each day.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 17

Constitution Day Celebration

5 to 7 p.m.

Barton College

Learning Commons, Willis N. Hackney Library

During the Constitution Day celebration, the featured speaker will be Jeff Broadwater, professor emeritus of history at Barton College.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 19

“Family Feud for Families”

7 p.m.

The Surge Center

910 Raleigh Road Parkway

Join Gary Walling for “Family Feud for Families” featuring Hope Station vs. Community Soup Kitchen, BB&T vs. Bridgestone and Wilson County Master Gardeners vs. Integrity Unlimited CDC. Admission is by donation at the door. The event raises funds for Seeds of Hope. For more information visit www.seedsofhopewilson.org.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 20

Complimentary Wine Tasting

5 to 7 p.m.

Grapenuts Wine

3711-B Peppermill Drive

Join Nate Harry with Advintage Distributors for a complimentary wine tasting.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 21

Draft Box 4 Tournament for Dragon Ball Super CCG

DreamDaze Comics

2801-1B Ward Blvd.

Entry is $30 and includes six booster packs of Draft Box 4. This is a new type of tournament for DreamDaze. Visit www.facebook.com/DreamDazeCFG for more details.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 21

Inaugural “Wilson Idol Winners Concert”

5 p.m.

Wilson Chapel Family Center

503 Barnes St. E.

Mildred Summerville and Tall One Outreach Ministries will present this concert in lieu of the annual competition and will feature winners of the “Wilson Idol Talent Show” from 2013 through 2018. The guest “Wilson Idol” headliner will be Alayla Jenkins, 2017 winner. The annual competition will resume 2020 with new competitors.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 24 to MONDAY, SEPT. 30

Storywalk

All Day

Wilson Botanical Gardens

1806 Goldsboro St. S.

A collaborative project of the Wilson County Master Gardeners, the Wilson Botanical Gardens, the Wilson YMCA, and the Wilson County Public Library. Storywalk is a children’s book mounted page-by-page onto signs, which will be set up at the Wilson Botanical Gardens. The book is geared toward children ages 3 to 4, but the story and quirky illustrations will appeal to all age groups. For more information, call the Wilson County Agricultural Center, 1806 Goldsboro St. or call 252-237-0111.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 25

Comedy Night

8:30 p.m.

Brew Masters

Forest Hills Road

Have some laughs at comedy night.

Thursday, SEPT. 26

Game Night at 217 Brew Works

6 to 9:30 p.m.

DreamDaze Comics

217 S. South St.

Take your friends and try out a new game or play an old favorite. DreamDaze provides the games, and Brew Works provides the refreshment. For ages 21 and over. Visit www.facebook.com/DreamDazeCFG or https://217brewworks.com/ for more details.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 27 to SUNDAY, SEPT. 29

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

7:30 p.m.

Barton College

Kennedy Family Theatre

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” is a co-production with Lauren Kennedy and Theatre Raleigh and Theatre at Barton. For more information, call Sherry Lee Allen at 252-399-6492 or email slallen@barton.edu. Performances are Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 27

Magic the Gathering Throne of Eldraine PreRelease

7 p.m.

DreamDaze Comics

2801-1B Ward Blvd.

Look at the new set of Magic cards with a special sealed event. Entry is $30 and includes the special pre-release pack, prizes.

Visit www.facebook.com/DreamDazeCFG for more details. Additional events will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. while supplies last.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 27

Complimentary Wine Tasting

5 to 7 p.m.

Grapenuts Wine

3711-B Peppermill Drive

Join Liz Hull with Kellogg Selections for a complimentary wine tasting.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 28

Yu-Gi-Oh! Duelist Immortal Destiny Box Tournament

6 p.m.

DreamDaze Comics

2801-1B Ward Blvd.

To celebrate the new set of trading cards from Konami, the weekly tournament includes a box giveaway. Entry is $10. Registration starts one hour before.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 28

Fall Festival

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Deans Farm Market

4231 N.C. 42 W., Wilson

Fall festival at the farm includes kids’ games, more than 30 local vendors, hayrides, playground fun, music, food, maze and more. The cost is $10 per person for everything, and you get a free pumpkin with your admission.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 28

Three Years and Counting

10 a.m. to 11 p.m.

DreamDaze Comics

2801-1B Ward Blvd.

DreamDaze celebrates its anniversary with Magic pre-release tournament, Yu-Gi-Oh! Box Tournament, special events, guests and super sales all day. www.facebook.com/DreamDazeCFG.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 29

Art Show

2 to 4 p.m.

217 Brew Works

217 S. South St.

The art shows features work by Frances Perry.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 29

Green Wing Ducks Unlimited Fishing Event

1 to 5 p.m.

The Pittman Farm

Wiggins Mill Road

The Pittman, Pierce, Johnson Green Wing Fishing Event is $10 per child and includes free rods, reels, tackle and a T-shirt, BB range, Black Creek Fire Department, Wilson Police Department, K-9 demonstration, identification cards, bouncy house and more. For more information, call 252-289-7060 or email: Chelsey@GoffRentals.com.

EVERY SUNDAY

Pokemon Weekly Tournaments

2 p.m.

DreamDaze Comics

2801-1B Ward Blvd.

This is a great introduction game to the world of collectible card games. See how your Pokedeck stacks up. A $5 entry fee includes player choice of booster pack and prizes based on participation numbers. Registration starts one hour before. Homeschoolers are invited to join a special league on Thursdays at 2 p.m. Visit www.facebook.com/DreamDazeCFG for more details.

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 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

Argent Saga CCG Weekly Tournament

6 p.m.

DreamDaze Comics

2801-1B Ward Blvd.

Argent Saga is the newest collectible card game out there. Experience the GenCon sensation for yourself. Entry is $5 and includes 1 booster pack and prizes based on participation numbers. Registration starts 1 hour before. Visit www.facebook.com/DreamDazeCFG for more details. Stop in today to get your cards and learn to play.

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

Open Mic

7:30 p.m.

217 Brew Works

217 South St.

Local professional and amateur performers have the opportunity to show off their talents.

EVERY WEDNESDAY

Wilson Beer Runners Club

6:15 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

Dart Night

6 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

Final Fantasy CCG Weekly Tournament

6:30 p.m.

DreamDaze Comics

2801-1B Ward Blvd.

You’ve played the video game, now play the card game! $5 entry fee includes player choice of booster pack and prizes based on participation numbers. Registration starts 1 hour before. Visit www.facebook.com/DreamDazeCFG for more details. This event will also be held Sundays at 2 p.m.

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 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). Call 252-281-5586.

EVERY SATURDAY

Naruto/Boruto CCG Weekly Tournaments

noon

DreamDaze Comics

2801-1B Ward Blvd.

It’s back and it’s better than ever! Naruto/Boruto has a new collectible card game and DreamDaze CFG has your connection to exclusive tournament prizing. $5 entry fee includes player choice of booster pack and prizes based on participation numbers. Registration starts 1 hour before. Visit www.facebook.com/DreamDazeCFG for more details.

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