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Monthly Planner Feb. 2019

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friday, feb. 1 to Sunday, Feb. 10 (weekends)

‘Beauty and the Beast’

7:30 p.m.

Boykin Center

108 Nash St.

Feb. 1-2 and Feb. 8-9 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 3 and 10 at 3 p.m. Tickets are general seating and can be purchased at the box office at the Boykin Center; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday; at www.wilsonarts.com via eTix link or by calling 252-291-4329.

friday, feb. 1

A Heart-felt Affair

5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Art Ventures and Barnes Corner Gallery

200 Tarboro St. W.

Take non-perishable foods to the monthly First Friday Open House and be entered for a drawing for a matted fine art print by an Barnes Corner Gallery artist. The evening will also feature new works by resident artists as well as jewelry by Tim Quick. Light refreshments will be served.

friday, feb. 1

Complimentary Wine Tasting

Grapenuts Wine

3711-B Peppermill Drive

Grapenuts will offer a casual complimentary wine tasting.

friday, feb. 1

First Friday

5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Art Happens on Tarboro

106 Tarboro St. W.

Stop by and see what is new on display and grab a quick treat.

saturday, feb. 2

Father Daughter Dinner and Dance

6 to 9 p.m.

Forest Hills Middle School

1210 Forest Hills Road

Families always enjoy this annual event featuring dancing and lots of fun for dads and daughters. Tickets are $25 per family and are available at Wilson Family YMCA and Chick-fil-A.

saturday, feb. 2

Design Your Own Beads, Buttons and Badges

2 to 4:30 p.m.

Art Happens on Tarboro

106 Tarboro St. W.

From colorful geometrics to impressionistic swirls, learn to use historical techniques with modern media in this hands-on workshop where you create your own style. Class fee is $40; supply fee is $25. For more information, call Myra Nicholas at 252-650-2530 or visit the store.

saturday, feb. 2

Valentine Card Printmaking Workshop

1 to 3 p.m.

Boykin Center

108 Nash St.

Learn the basics of the monoprint process and create your own valentines with local artist Julie Ann Haas. Cost is $20 per person. Class is appropriate for ages 13 and over. (Perfect for a mother-daughter date). Call 252-291-4329 to register, email acwboxoffice@wilsonarts.com or stop by the Boykin Center 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Friday or 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday.

sunday, feb. 3

Community Potluck

5 to 7:30 p.m.

217 Brew Works

217 South St.

Take a dish to enjoy with the local brewery family.

wednesday, feb. 6

Stained Glass Class

7 to 9:30 p.m.

Art Happens on Tarboro

106 Tarboro St. W.

Learn the basic techniques for making a stained glass panel using the copper foil method. Class runs for seven weeks. Class fee is $150 and supply fee is $100 to $200. For more information, call Kim S. Joy at 252-650-2530 or visit the store.

friday, feb. 8

Tiered Tasting

5 to 7 p.m.

Grapenuts Wine

3711-B Peppermill Drive

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

friday, feb. 8

Stained Glass Heart Pendant

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Art Happens on Tarboro

106 Tarboro St. W.

You will learn to cut pieces of glass to form a freeform heart pendant. Then grind, wrap and solder to finish this unique pendant. Class fee is $30, and supply fee is $25 including lead-free solder. Time should allow for two pendants. For more information, call Kim S. Joy at 252-650-2530 or visit the store.

saturday, feb. 9

Creating Unique Containers

2 to 4:30 p.m.

Art Happens on Tarboro

106 Tarboro St. W.

Using a variety of techniques, this hands-on workshop has you designing and creating your own version of a box with a lid but with your own style. Class fee is $40, supply fee is $25. For more information, call Myra Nicholas 252-650-2530 or visit the store.

Sunday, Feb. 10 to Friday, Feb. 22

Scholastic Art Awards Show

Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Barton Art Galleries in Case Art Building

Barton College

This annual event includes an opening awards ceremony Feb. 10 in Wilson Gymnasium. The public can see the gallery show featuring winning artwork from the region through Feb. 22.

monday-Tuesday, feb. 11-12

Auditions for ‘The Wind in the Willows’

6 to 8:30 p.m.

Boykin Center

108 Nash St.

ACT! for Youth will hold auditions for “The Wind in the Willows,” a madcap comedy and timeless classic based on the children’s book of the same name by Kenneth Grahame. Check in time is 5:30 p.m. both days. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes (no flip flops). For more information, call 252-291-4329 or email: acwboxoffice@wilsonarts.com.

wednesday, feb. 13

Guest Bartender

5 to 8 p.m.

Brewmasters

Forest Hills Road

Brewmasters will have a guest bartender with Wilson Chamber of Commerce Dynamic Leadership class. The class will be stepping behind the bar to raise money for providing renovated accommodations for Hope’s Station new family home. This fundraiser will create funds to provide items for the bedrooms for children temporarily living in the new family housing location. A dollar per pint sold and all cash tips will be donated to support the Dynamic Leadership class project.

wednesday, feb. 13

Valentine’s Wine Dinner

6:30 p.m.

Barton College

Kennedy Theatre Atrium

Join host Mike Summerlin of Grapevine Distributors for a Valentine’s Wine Dinner with music provided by Rick Ellis. A reception will start at 6:30 p.m. with dinner starting promptly at 7 p.m. For more information, call Grapenuts Wine at 252-246-9463.

friday, feb. 15

Complimentary Wine Tasting

5 to 7 p.m.

Grapenuts Wine

3711-B Peppermill Drive

Grapenuts Wine will have a Syrah showdown complimentary wine tasting.

saturday, feb. 16

Create a Translucent Wonder

2 to 4:30 p.m.

Art Happens on Tarboro

106 Tarboro St. W.

Learn an amazing technique using a mix of inlay, transfers and metal filigree to create a small, but brilliant “gothic glass window” effect you can wear or display. Class fee is $40, supply fee is $25. For more information, call Kim S. Joy 252-650-2530 or visit the store.

sunday, feb. 17

Art Show

2 to 4 p.m.

217 Brew Works

217 South St.

Enjoy an afternoon at a local art show.

Thursday, Feb. 21 In It to Win It 6:30 to 11 p.m. Pup’s Shoppes at Brentwood Wesley Shelter invites you to the annual fundraiser In It to Win It. Music will be provided by North Tower Band; food is by Pup’s. Tickets are $50; ticket holders will have a chance to win prizes including a trip for two to New York. Tickets will be on sale at Wesley Shelter located at 106 E. Vance St. in Wilson. Call 252-291-2344 for more information.

THURSDAY, FEB. 21 TO SUNDAY, FEB. 24

‘The Importance of Being Earnest’

7:30 p.m., Thursday-Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday

Kennedy Family Theatre

Barton College

The Oscar Wilde play is presented by Theatre at Barton. Tickets are available at the door (or in advance at www.barton.edu/theatre). General admission is $12 for adults, $9 for seniors (65 and over), alumni and military, and $6 for youth. Tickets are free for Barton College students, faculty and staff with a valid Barton ID.

Thursday, Feb. 21

In It to Win It

6:30 to 11 p.m.

Pup’s

Shoppes at Brentwood

 

Wesley Shelter invites you to the annual fundraiser In It to Win It. Music will be provided by North Tower Band; food is by Pup’s. Tickets are $50; ticket holders will have a chance to win prizes including a trip for two to New York. Tickets will be on sale at Wesley Shelter located at 106 E. Vance St. in Wilson. Call 252-291-2344 for more information.

Thursday, Feb. 21

Making Pins and Pendants Using Old Jewelry

7 to 8 p.m.

Art Happens on Tarboro

106 Tarboro St. W.

This workshop is a creative collaboration in motion. Learn the best method of attaching, altering and using all types of unused vintage finds to create adornments for yourself, your home and your friends. Class fee is $25, and material fee is $20. For more information, call Myra Nicholas at 252-650-2530 or visit the store.

friday, feb. 22

Complimentary Wine Tasting

5 to 7 p.m.

Grapenuts Wine

3711-B Peppermill Drive

Join host Matt Carson of Coastal Beverage for a complimentary wine tasting.

saturday, feb. 23

Making Magical Creatures

2 to 4:30 p.m.

Art Happens on Tarboro

106 Tarboro St. W.

Learn the basics of assembling and building your own fantasy creature, covered with shimmery tints, rhinestones and pearls. Class fee is $40; supply fee is $35. For more information, call Myra Nicholas at 252-650-2530 or visit the store.

saturday, feb. 23

‘The Struggles, The Faith and The Hope’

6 p.m.

Save-A-Youth Center

639 Walnut St.

From Africa to America, join us when we celebrate Black History Month. Stories will unfold through drama, music, song, dance and monologues about the struggles, the hope, the faith and triumph in the African-American experience. Tickets are $12 in advance and available at Sayum Jamaican Restaurant, Ward’s Steak and Cheese, the Edna Boykin Cultural Center or eventbrite.com. All tickets will be $15 on date of show. For more information, call Toshika Johnson Smith at 252-237-9890.

sunday, feb. 24

Hymns and Hops

5 to 7:30 p.m.

217 Brew Works

217 South St.

Enjoy a covered dish dinner with your local brewery friends and family at 5 p.m. followed by music at 6 p.m.

Thursday, feb. 28

Miniature Masterpieces

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Edna Boykin Cultural Center

Nash Street

The ticket price of $50 per person includes a fun, festive evening of heavy hors d’oeuvres and desserts, lively libations and a miniature masterpiece to take home. Framing is extra. To purchase tickets, call the Arts Council of Wilson at 252-291-4329 or stop by the Boykin Center during regular business hours, Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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-minute Pilates/Yoga Fusion class. The cost is $6 per session.

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

5 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

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 THURSDAY

Trivia

8 p.m.

217 Brew Works

217 South St.

Play six rounds of trivia at 217 Brew Works with awards for first, second and third place.

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.

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