Plenty of family fun at the fair: Advance tickets on sale now

There will be plenty of rides again this year at Wilson County Fair.
There will be plenty of traditional favorites when the Wilson County Fair returns Sept. 17-22, but there will also be some new attractions. Expect a midway filled with carnival rides and games by …

Downtown Beats & Eats back Sept. 14: Start time changes, movies added

TripleWide will be back at Downtown Beats and Eats, playing in the free concert series on Sept. 28.
The Downtown Beats & Eats music series kicks off it sixth season with the same emphasis on local and regional music acts but with a few minor differences in concert time and management. The …
Parker Grindley places a doll in a wagon during rehearsals for "An Extra Penny," presented this month at the Boykin Center.

‘An Extra Penny’ stops here

Turning 100 is a huge milestone. Even for a building. The Wilson Theatre opened in 1919 and, like most buildings built during that time, rode a roller coaster of grandeur, steady use, decline, …
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Street Revival

Live Music September 2019

FRIDAY, SEPT. 6 Bobby Bryson 8 to 11 p.m. Pup’s Steakhouse 2801-3D Ward Blvd. Singer/ songwriter Bobby Bryson will play on the patio, weather permitting. FRIDAY, SEPT. 6 R.T. …

Filling out the Calendar

Monthy Planner September 2019

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 …