Apr
2
Tue
Toddler Tuesday
Apr 2 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Come let your toddlers explore the center, bring a snack/lunch to enjoy in the garden afterwards. $5 per child, adults and infants are free. For an additional $1, there is a make-n-take activity available (changes monthly). Please call ahead if doing the activity, so that we can prep enough.

Cook Smart, Eat Smart @ Pasquotank Extension Center
Apr 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Learn to cook quick meals within your food budget. The Cook Smart, Eat Smart Cooking School will teach you how to prepare simple, healthy and delicious food for you and your family. Cost to participate is $40/person which covers food supplies and participant Cook Smart, Eat Smart magazines which include recipes. Space is limited to 20 people. Registration is complete upon receipt of payment. For more information, contact Ellen Owens, 338-3954.

Ronan Tynan
Apr 2 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Dr. Ronan Tynan (orthopedist) is known for his versatile range of repertoire, which includes selections from the operatic, oratorio, concert, and pop music genres. Dr. Tynan’s music training occurred at the Leinster School of Music and Drama in Dublin, Ireland, and continued at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, England earning a post-graduate Diploma in Voice. In 1998, he became a member of The Irish Tenors, a group with whom he continues to tour with today. Through the years he has participated in Master Classes with Luciano Pavarotti, Italian tenor Ugo Benelli, Australian tenor Ken Neath, American tenor James King, and American soprano Cynthia Lawrence. Dr. Tynan has appeared in concert halls across the United States and internationally. He is a Sony recording artist who has released more than 10 titles, 4 of which have achieved platinum status.
To see more pictures, videos, and for information about Dr. Tynan you can visit his website at www.ronantynan.net

2019 Empty Bowls of the Albemarle @ Food Bank of the Albemarle
Apr 2 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE!

Empty Bowls of the Albemarle

April 2nd – Preview Party & Silent Auction – 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

NEW TIMES!
April 3 – Choose between 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM or 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Location:
Museum of the Albemarle
501 S Water St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909

Empty Bowls of the Albemarle is an annual fundraising event held in partnership with local artists, schools, restaurants, and benefits Food Bank of the Albemarle, Empty Bowls is designed to create a greater awareness about hunger in northeastern North Carolina.

Empty Bowls is a great opportunity to enjoy delicious foods provided by our local restaurants, gather with friends, while also helping to fight hunger in northeast North Carolina. This is certainly an event you don’t want to miss!

Tickets for the Preview Party and Silent Auction, which also include the luncheon on the following day are $45 in advance ($50 day of, at the door). Or, tickets can be purchased for the luncheon only for $20 in advance ($25 day of, at the door). Each ticket holder may select one piece of handcrafted pottery made by local artisans and arts education programs to take home as a keepsake and reminder of the estimated 55,130 people across the Albemarle area who are struggling with hunger every day.

Thank you to all of our sponsors, guests, and volunteers for making the 2018 Empty Bowls of the Albemarle a great success.

https://www.facebook.com/events/988077221385424/

Encore Theatre Monthly Membership Meeting @ 210 N. Martin Luther King Drive
Apr 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Encore Theatre Monthly Membership Meeting @ 210 N. Martin Luther King Drive

Encore Theatre Monthly meeting for all members – open to everyone interested in Encore too! First Tuesday of every month 6pm.

Pamlico Writers Group
Apr 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Rock the Pamlico
Apr 2 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Rock the Pamlico
Apr 2 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Join area musicians in this great Tuesday Night jam set to some of the best rock music!  Free.  Call 252-946-2504.

Apr
3
Wed
ServSafe Certification Class @ Pasquotank Extension Auditorium
Apr 3 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

A ServSafe course will be held at the Pasquotank County Extension Center, located at 1209 McPherson Street, Elizabeth City on April 3rd and 4th. ServSafe teaches the essentials of safe food handling. Registration fee is $135 and includes the 7th Edition Manager book exam sheet, study materials and supplies.

Registration is due by March 1st or there will be a $20 late fee.

River Roving Educational River Roving Tours
Apr 3 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Learn about the history and habitats of the Washington waterfront.  These boat tours cruise the Pamlico River Wednesday through Friday at 10:30am and 1:30pm, and Saturdays at 10:30am, starting April 5th. No admission fee or other cost is involved for the tour, but advance reservations are required. Riders should check in 15 minutes in advance.  Children must be at least 6 years old to ride; a responsible adult must accompany children under 16.  Call 252-948-0000 for reservations.  Go to www.partnershipforthesounds.net/ for information.

French Conversation in the Art Cafe’
Apr 3 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Voulez-vous parler avec nous et entre dans notre groupe de conversation? Dust off your French skills at no charre and join us at the Turnage Theatre on Wednesdays from 1:30 – 3 PM. For more informational Peg Franklin at 252-975-6010.

Kids Draw and Paint Class @ Serenity Studio Arts on Main Street
Apr 3 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Apr
4
Thu
Martinganza Quarter Horse Show & Futurity @ Senator Bob Martin Eastern Agricultural Center
Apr 4 @ 12:00 am – 12:00 pm

www.Martinganza.com

For details, please call Susan Daniels at 919-894-0600.

https://www.facebook.com/events/610798152711292/

Natural Fibers Group mtg
Apr 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Our meetings may involve specific projects, talks, demonstrations, gathering materials, or field trips. We encourage members to sign up to lead one of these meetings and share a craft or technique that they know. We are open to your ideas! www.naturalfibersgroup.org

ServSafe Certification Class @ Pasquotank Extension Auditorium
Apr 4 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

A ServSafe course will be held at the Pasquotank County Extension Center, located at 1209 McPherson Street, Elizabeth City on April 3rd and 4th. ServSafe teaches the essentials of safe food handling. Registration fee is $135 and includes the 7th Edition Manager book exam sheet, study materials and supplies.

Registration is due by March 1st or there will be a $20 late fee.

Preschool Art Explorers (3-5 yrs) @ Serenity Studio Arts on Main Street
Apr 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
River Roving Educational River Roving Tours
Apr 4 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Learn about the history and habitats of the Washington waterfront.  These boat tours cruise the Pamlico River Wednesday through Friday at 10:30am and 1:30pm, and Saturdays at 10:30am, starting April 5th. No admission fee or other cost is involved for the tour, but advance reservations are required. Riders should check in 15 minutes in advance.  Children must be at least 6 years old to ride; a responsible adult must accompany children under 16.  Call 252-948-0000 for reservations.  Go to www.partnershipforthesounds.net/ for information.

BCTMA Jam
Apr 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
BCTMA Jam

BCTMA Jams at Arts of the Pamlico 6:30 – 9 PM. Free and open to all to jam or listen

Beaufort County Traditional Music Association Jam
Apr 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Thursday Night/Saturday Morning Jam.  Open jam Thursday night from 6:30 to 8:30pm and every Saturday morning from 10am to 1pm.  Musicians and fans are encouraged to attend and play.  There is no admission fee. For more information, visit  http://www.bctma.org/ or call 252-946-2504 for more information.

Apr
5
Fri
Art Play @ Serenity Studio Arts
Apr 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Bring your 18 month – 3 year old to play and explore, create and have fun! Tuesdays and Fridays 10:30-11:30am
No registration needed $5 per class, $40 for a Multipass (8 classes, 2 FREE)

River Roving Educational River Roving Tours
Apr 5 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Learn about the history and habitats of the Washington waterfront.  These boat tours cruise the Pamlico River Wednesday through Friday at 10:30am and 1:30pm, and Saturdays at 10:30am, starting April 5th. No admission fee or other cost is involved for the tour, but advance reservations are required. Riders should check in 15 minutes in advance.  Children must be at least 6 years old to ride; a responsible adult must accompany children under 16.  Call 252-948-0000 for reservations.  Go to www.partnershipforthesounds.net/ for information.

First Friday Art Walk @ Downtown Elizabeth City
Apr 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Come to downtown to enjoy all kinds of art and visit/shop at our local businesses and galleries!

First Friday Art Walk @ Downtown Elizabeth City
Apr 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Come to downtown to enjoy all kinds of art and visit/shop at our local businesses and galleries!

First Friday Kids Art-In
Apr 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Port Discover offers Kids Art-In during the First Friday Art Walk for members of Port Discover. Kids will enjoy a science activity, center time and pizza while parents can enjoy an evening downtown out.

Admission: $10 for first child and $5 for each additional child (per family)
Port Discover Membership is Required (You can purchase a membership at the door)

First Friday Kids Art-In
Apr 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Port Discover offers Kids Art-In during the First Friday Art Walk for members of Port Discover. Kids will enjoy a science activity, center time and pizza while parents can enjoy an evening downtown out.

Admission: $10 for first child and $5 for each additional child (per family)
Port Discover Membership is Required (You can purchase a membership at the door)

2019 Pamlico Writers’ Conference
Apr 5 @ 6:00 pm – Apr 6 @ 5:00 pm

This will be our 7th annual writers’ conference. The theme for this year is “Why We Write…Giving Voice to the Voiceless.” All are welcome no matter what genre or skill level. You do not have to be a member of Pamlico Writers’ Group to attend.  https://www.pamlicowritersgroup.org.
 

Tech Café
Apr 5 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Tech Café

The goal of Tech Café is to make today’s specialized technology accessible to our local tweens & teens. Themes are chosen to be explored in a relaxed and social environment. Topics to include: game theory, stop motion animation, electronics, and more. Fee: $5 for members, $8 non-members. Refreshments also available for purchase.

Apr
6
Sat
1st annual New Life of Currituck Car Show
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

This is the first annual car show New Life of Currituck is hosting. All makes and models are welcome!
Registration is free and done at morning of event (no pre-registering).
The cars entered will be judged and trophies awarded for the top 10 overall vehicles (no classes).
There is a best in show trophy that will be judged via people’s choice.
Judging will begin at 11:30pm and trophies awarded no later than 2:00pm.
Bring some cash because we will have a 50/50 raffle that is 1$ per ticket or 3 for 2$. Drawing will occur immediately after trophies are awarded.
The nursery will be open, public restrooms available, music, a bake sale, and games (corn hole).
Food and refreshments will be available for a small donation.
No vendor spots are available this year however we are considering to for the second annual show.
All proceeds go to the New Life of Currituck Youth Group and Worship team. If there are any questions, please feel free to ask on this page!

https://www.facebook.com/events/2117550158337656/

BCTMA Jam
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Beaufort County Traditional Music Association Jam
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Open jam Thursday night from 6:30 to 8:30pm and every Saturday morning from 10am to 1pm.  Musicians and fans are encouraged to attend and play.  There is no admission fee. For more information, visit  http://www.bctma.org/ or call 252-946-2504 for more information.

Biscuits, Tractors & Chickens! @ Museum of the Albemarle
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Bring the family and spend the day “down on the farm”! In addition to farm equipment and old-time crafters, you’ll learn about our region’s rich agricultural history! Albemarle Antique Power Assocation will also be on site with tractors from the past and some used to shuck corn! Other activities will include live music by Out ‘n the Cold, butter churning and candle dipping. For an added treat, the The Teeny Tiny Farm, LLC will bring their petting zoo from 11 am – 2 pm! Also Owl Feed Ya Food Truck/Catering will be on-site!

Bring a blanket and enjoy a picnic on our green!

FREE and open to the public. For more info, call (252) 331-4032.

https://www.facebook.com/events/319653025328408/

Downtown Tarboro’s SpringFest Street Fair @ Town of Tarboro
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join us for a family fun day of health, wellness, fitness, and self-care in Downtown Tarboro. The event will include: Music – Street Dancing – Entertainers – Kids & Adult Activities- Bouncers – Face Painting – Vendors – Health Checks – Demonstrations – Food Trucks – Giveaways – Athletes Autographs. In addition the first Tarboro Saturday Market will open at Tarboro Brewing Company from 8am-12pm and the Tarboro Community Outreach 5K Race will begin at Howard Memorial Presbyterian Church at 9am. Stay tuned for a specific list of vendors and entertainers. For more information contact Tina Parker, tinaparker@tarboro-nc.com, (252)641-4242.

https://www.facebook.com/events/303701010313747/

MPPFC’s Martin County KidsFest
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Martin-Pitt Partnership for Children’s Martin County KidsFest is an opportunity for parents & caregivers of young children to connect with resources and information in a fun and interactive environment. Exhibits will include games, music, art, and hands-on interactive activities from a variety of local organizations. Admission is free! For information about becoming a sponsor or exhibitor, email twilliams@mppfc.org with ‘Martin County KidsFest’ as the subject line.

El Festival de Niños en el condado de Martin (KidsFest)presentado La Asociación de Martin-Pitt para Niños es una oportunidad para padres y cuidadores de niños pequeños conectarse con recursos e información en una forma divertida y en un ambiente interactivo. Las exhibiciones incluyen juegos, música, arte, e interacciones prácticas ofrecidas por una variedad de organizaciones locales. ¡La entrada es GRATIS! Para más información sobre patrocinando o exhibidor, mandar correo electrónico a twilliams@mppfc.org con la línea de asunto con el titulo de “Martin County KidsFest”

https://www.facebook.com/events/360116181469762/

River Roving Educational River Roving Tours
Apr 6 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Learn about the history and habitats of the Washington waterfront.  These boat tours cruise the Pamlico River Wednesday through Friday at 10:30am and 1:30pm, and Saturdays at 10:30am, starting April 5th. No admission fee or other cost is involved for the tour, but advance reservations are required. Riders should check in 15 minutes in advance.  Children must be at least 6 years old to ride; a responsible adult must accompany children under 16.  Call 252-948-0000 for reservations.  Go to www.partnershipforthesounds.net/ for information.

Shakespeare in Song @ Foreman House Bed & Breakfast
Apr 6 @ 2:00 pm – Apr 7 @ 4:00 pm

Join MUSIC off MAIN for an afternoon at the beautiful, historic Foreman House B&B. Enjoy an elegant afternoon tea featuring delicate tea sandwiches, scones, and the Queen’s favorite chocolate cake followed by an intimate recital featuring Soprano, Kelly Balmaceda in collaboration with concert pianist, Dr. Rachel Gragson. The music will feature the texts of the great William Shakespeare with works by Purcell, Bellini, Strauss, and more.

Tickets $35
only 24 seats available at each performance

​Tickets on sale March 1st

Music off Main provides the Northeastern NC area superior music education instruction and performance production/programming. Including, but not limited to: private instruction, music ensembles, music seminars and workshops, and continuing education.

https://www.facebook.com/events/799567897051525/

Washington Haunts: The Historic Ghost Walk
Apr 6 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Walks will begin at 8:00, with ticket sales starting at 7:30. Tickets are $15 per person.  Cash only. No reservations. Meet at Harding Square, beside the Washington Visitors Center at the foot of Market Street.  The ghost walk is a 90-minute walk through three centuries of supernatural occurrences in the oldest town named for George Washington.  For more information call Terry Rollins at 252-402-8595.

Apr
7
Sun
Beaufort County Community Orchestra Spring Concert
Apr 7 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Come enjoy an afternoon of beautiful music with the Community Orchestra!
Free admission, donations graciously accepted.
Concessions will be  available for purchase.
Concert begins at 3 pm

Apr
8
Mon
Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Class @ Pasquotank Extension Auditorium
Apr 8 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Would you like to become and Extension Master Gardener Volunteer? NC State Extension Master Gardener volunteers provide unbiased, research-based information on gardens, lawns and landscapes. Under the guidance and direction of Extension agents, volunteers complete a 40-hour training program, pass an examination, and complete at least a 40-hour internship. To remain active in the program volunteers must log a minimum of 20 hours of volunteer time and a minimum of 12 hours of continuing education each year. To learn about becoming a Master Gardener in Pasquotank County please contact, Grace Manzer, Extension Agent, Horticulture, at 252.338.3954 or via email at gemanzer@ncsu.edu

Apr
9
Tue
Toddler Tuesday
Apr 9 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Come let your toddlers explore the center, bring a snack/lunch to enjoy in the garden afterwards. $5 per child, adults and infants are free. For an additional $1, there is a make-n-take activity available (changes monthly). Please call ahead if doing the activity, so that we can prep enough.

Cook Smart, Eat Smart @ Pasquotank Extension Center
Apr 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Learn to cook quick meals within your food budget. The Cook Smart, Eat Smart Cooking School will teach you how to prepare simple, healthy and delicious food for you and your family. Cost to participate is $40/person which covers food supplies and participant Cook Smart, Eat Smart magazines which include recipes. Space is limited to 20 people. Registration is complete upon receipt of payment. For more information, contact Ellen Owens, 338-3954.