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Monthly Planner for November 2020

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Sunday, Nov. 1

Bach to Gershwin and More Outdoors

2 p.m.

Wilson Botanical Gardens

1806 Goldsboro St.

This event, presented by ProMusic Conservatory, is rescheduled from last month and includes an outdoor, socially distanced concert.

Saturday, Nov. 7

NC Whirligig Festival Event

Noon to 5 p.m.

Whirligig Park

Goldsboro Street

While most of the festival is virtual this year, there will be festival food vendors scattered around downtown. Attendees can grab and go at a variety of food truck to get funnel cake, kettle corn, turkey legs and more. The 2020 limited edition festival T-shirt, masks and buff will be for sale in the park. Downtown merchants will hold social distancing sidewalk sales. All who attend must wear a face mask and observe social distancing protocol.

Sunday, Nov. 8

NC Whirligig Festival Event

Noon to 5 p.m.

Wilson Medical Center

1705 Tarboro St.

The festival is collaborating with Wilson Medial Center for a blood drive.

Tuesday, Nov. 10

Garden Party Volunteer Day

1 p.m.

Wilson Botanical Gardens

1806 Goldsboro St.

The Wilson Botanical Gardens and the Wilson Master Gardeners are asking for volunteers to help weed, remove plants, add plants, prune, etc. thursday-Sunday, nov. 12-15

‘Pride of Doves’

7:30 p.m., Nov 12-14, and 3 p.m. Nov. 15

Kennedy Family Theatre at Barton

This dramatic production examines systemic racial, social and criminal justice issues. There will be limited seating at 25-30 in the audience for each performance. Tickets are $10 each for adults and $5 each for student, seniors and military. Reservations must be made online at barton.edu/theatre. Please note that explicit language and images may not be appropriate for ages 13 and younger.

Monday, Nov. 16

Garden Talks: Wanted Dead

3 p.m.

Wilson Botanical Gardens

1806 Goldsboro St.

Online tickets available at www.eventbrite.com/x/garden-talks-wanteddead-dealing-with-weeds-in-lawns-tickets-121088030559. Whether in the lawn, vegetable garden or landscape beds they are “Wanted: Dead!” Presenter Gene Fox is an area Extension agent in consumer horticulture covering Beaufort, Hyde, Tyrrell and Washington counties.

Thursday, Nov. 19

Homeschool Days: Science of Sight

9:30-11 a.m.

Imagination Station

224 Nash St. SE

At Homeschool Days: The Science of Sight, learn how the eyes of humans and animals function. $12 per student. Learn more and register online: www.scienceandhistory.org

Sunday, Nov. 22

Barton College/Wilson Symphony

3 p.m.

Kennedy Family Theatre

Barton College

This year’s concert will features violinist Christopher Ellis and pianist Dexter Ruffin. There will be a limit of 30 in-person seats.All seats must be reserved in advance. Tickets for reserved seating are $10 per person. Call. 252-399-6535 or email mpeterson@barton.edu.

Through November

Eyes on Main Street Gallery

126-128 Goldsboro St. S.

The gallery featuring Karen Rose is open Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday from noon to 4 p.m.; Friday from noon to 6 p.m. or by appointment by email (24-hour notice) eyesonmainstreetinc@gmail.com. The Residency Gallery located at 231 Nash St. E. has same hours.

Through May 16

Eyes on Main Street

Downtown Wilson

This edition of Eyes on Main Street will see its 100 large-scale photographs along different streets and new windows and walls. Barnes Street will now be the main street, while keeping some work on Nash Street and connecting the two with photographs along Tarboro and Goldsboro streets. The exhibit starting point will be in front of Tig’s Courtyard, 109 Barnes St. W. The entire exhibit route is approximately 1 mile long.

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