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Enjoy the energy of ‘Matilda'

Madison Winders, playing the title role of Matilda, prepares to sing a solo during a rehearsal of "Matilda the Musical." She is joined by castmates, left to right, Della Ruth Koster, Jaden Rogers, Kadence Aycock, Lydia Denton, Libby Matthews and Timothy Stewart.
The curtain is about to open on the ninth annual summer community musical, presented by the Arts Council of Wilson and Barton College. This year’s show is “Matilda the …

Get your tickets for Boykin Series 23

The Collage Dance Collective will perform here March 20.
The Arts Council of Wilson is proud to present Boykin Series 23 – a Professional Performance Series. We have an amazing line-up of musicians and dancers who will provide seven different …
Steve Benton's show, "The Power of Color," opens with a free reception and gallery talk on July 11.

Gallery show features Wilson native

As part of the Hammond Gallery Series, the Arts Council of Wilson will present the work of painter Steve Benton. “The Power of Color” runs July 11 to Aug. 31 at the Boykin Center. A Wilson …
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The band Songs from the Road performs at Gig in the Park May 2.

Live music, May 2019

Free Thursday, May 2 Gig in the Park 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park Songs from the Road includes veteran acousic musicians who have collectively received top accolades in the …

Filling out the Calendar

Friday, May 10, 17, 24, 31  Movies in the Park  Sunset (around 7 p.m.)  Whirligig Park  Downtown Wilson  Cucalorus Pop-up Cinema and Gig East present the movies “Paddington 2,” “Ralph Breaks the Internet,” “Mary Poppins Return” and “Incredibles 2.” Popcorn for purchase by 3 Stars Kettle Corn

Monthly Planner, May 2019

Free FRIDAY, MAY 3 Complimentary Wine Tasting 5 to 7 p.m. Grapenuts Wine 3711-B Peppermill Drive Join host Kevin Owings of Winebow for a complimentary wine tasting. Friday, May …