WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
#WIDEAWAKEWILSON

Fun, food and music return to N.C. Whirligig Festival

Check out all the vendors at this year's festival.
Plan to spend a day — or maybe two — in downtown Wilson on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 2-3, at the annual N.C. Whirligig Festival. Enjoy live music from a variety of bands, do some shopping and, …

'Oklahoma!' heads east to Wilson: ACT! For Youth presents iconic musical

Trish Bradshaw, left, works on complicated dance choreography with the cast of "Oklahoma!" during a recent rehearsal for the ACT! of Wilson's first show of the season.
Director David Winstead sees the musical “Oklahoma!” not only as a show that will showcase Wilson’s talented youth, but also as a Broadway history lesson. “This is an golden-age musical …
Wilson folks will be running on Thanksgiving again this year for the annual Gobble Wobble presented by The Arc of Wilson.

Running comes before feasting

Thanksgiving morning 5K runs are popular all over the country, and Wilson is no exception. The third annual Gobble Wobble 5K and 1-mile fun run/walk/wobble is set for Thankgiving morning, …
A variety of gifts, including these dolls, will be sold at the Holiday Pop-Up Shop at the Boykin Center.

Check off your list at pop-up gift shop

The Arts Council of Wilson’s Holiday Pop-up Gift Shop is back in time for holiday shopping. The pop-up shop will once again be in the Hammond Gallery at the Edna Boykin Cultural Center, complete …
Wide Awake Wilson Supporters
WAWtix
Heard Around Town

The Smashed Cardinals will perform on Nov. 30 at 217 Brew Works.

Live music for November 2019

FRIDAY, NOV. 1 Birthday Celebration 7 to 9 p.m. 217 Brew Works 217 South St. S. Help 217 Brew Works celebrate its birthday with local band TripleWide and enjoy authentic a German menu …

Filling out the Calendar

Photographs by Gerard Lange will be featured at Eyes on Main Street Gallery.

Monthly planner for November 2019

FRIDAY, NOV. 1 Halloween Monster Bash 8 p.m. to midnight Brew Masters Forest Hills Road A $50 ticket includes all you can eat and drink, music by DJ, games and costume with a grand …