Weekly Planner

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every tuesday through friday

Wilson Active Artist Exhibit

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Arts Council of Wilson

Nash Street

The Lowe Gallery is exhibiting work by the Wilson Active Artists Association members. Works of art, paintings, sculptures, textile art and more. The event is free and is being held through August. For more information, email wilsonactiveartists@outlook.com.

friday, july 7

Family Paint Night

6 - 8 p.m.

Colorful Spirits Art Studio

4221 W. Langley Road, Elm City

Bring the whole family, paint your own subject for the low cost of $5 per person includes all supplies for an 8x10 painting. RSVP to 252-265-9353 or www.colorfulspirits.com.

friday, july 7

Wine Tasting

5 - 7 p.m.

Grapenuts Wine

3711-B Peppermill Drive

Join host Chris Gantt with Freedom Beverage for a complimentary wine tasting.

every friday

Karaoke Night

8 - 11 p.m.

Westview Lanes

1700 Ward Blvd.

Eat, drink and sing each Friday night at the bowling alley.

saturday, july 8

Ice Cream Social

10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Tobacco Farm Life Museum

U.S. 301 S., Kenly

Celebrate Independence Day with a free scoop of ice cream.

saturday, july 8

West Wilson Cruise-In Car Show

3 - 8 p.m.

White’s Tire Service, Sonic, Hardee’s and Chick-fil-A

Forest Hills Road

Enjoy a car show. Donations will be accepted and will go to the Community Soup Kitchen. For more information, call Buster Dawson at 252-289-6304 or Bob Royer at 919-751-2607.

sunday, july 9

The Art-Jazz Brunch

noon - 4:30 p.m.

The Prime Smokehouse

207 E. Thomas St., Rocky Mount

This is an event that merges visual art with live jazz and a lavish country brunch. The art is by Katrina Parker Williams of Rocky Mount and Yuko Nogami Taylor of Raleigh and music by Thomas Taylor and the Brotherhood of Swing. The cost is $29.99 per person. Seating is limited, so call to reserve your seat by calling 252-972-7770.

Monday, july 10

Crafting with Victoria Sexton

7 p.m.

Wilson County Public Library

249 Nash St.

Enjoy an evening crafting with artist Victoria Sexton. Each child can craft a flower fairy or monster doll during the program and is encouraged to participate by bringing fairy houses, constructed at home, to the library for a chance to win prizes.

every monday

Dog-Gone Monday

Heroes Sports and Oyster Bar and Grill

124 Barnes St.

Take your dog each Monday, sit on the patio and enjoy the weather.

Every monday


7 p.m.


2117 Forest Hills Road

Brewmasters will have Geeks Who Drink trivia every Monday.

every monday

Open Mic Night

6 - 9:30 p.m. (last call)

217 Brew Works

217 South St.

Every Monday will be open mic at Brew Works. Attendees should come early to get on the schedule for the evening. Each performer will have a 15 minute time slot.

every monday

Summer Reading Program

7 p.m.

Wilson County Public Library

249 Nash St.

The Monday night programs continue at the main library.

Every mondaySFlbTrivia

7 p.m.


2801 Ward Blvd., Brentwood

Three teams win gift certificates.

every tuesday


7:30 p.m.

Heroes Sports and Oyster Bar

124 Barnes St.

Heroes hosts a fun, family-friendly trivia, four rounds, gift certificates for top three overall winners.

every tuesdaySFlbKaraoke Night

7 p.m.

Ace’s Ale House

3710 Peppermill Drive

Eat, drink and sing every Tuesday at Ace’s Ale House.

tuesday, july 11

Preschool Science Says

10 a.m.

Imagination Station

224 Nash St. E

Enjoy a hands-on science programs for preschoolers and parents. Free for preschool students and parents.

tuesday, july 11

Mapping the Sea Floor

4 p.m.

Imagination Station

224 Nash St. E

How do scientists know so much about the ocean floor? Discuss cartography and make your own map of the ocean floor. The cost is $8 including admission or $3 for members. For ages elementary through middle school.

every wednesday

Trivia Night

8 p.m.

Ace’s Ale House

3710 Peppermill Drive

Ace’s Ale House hosts a fun, family-friendly trivia.