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April 2013

• Dates and times for these events are subject to change. Please contact the event planner; or event location to confirm info.

  • April 1, 2014
    Back to the Past: Soap Making

    • Milk from dairy goats on Merrywood Farm will become soap as Cheryl Paz demonstrates the art of soap making.
    • Location: Museum of the Albemarle
    • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    • Admission: FREE
    • 252-335-1453
  • April 2, 2014
    History for Lunch: Fiesta Costumes

    • Kim Baumbaugh and Charlotte Patterson will jointly present a talk on Fiesta Costumes.
    • Ms. Baumbaugh has several costumes as well as costumed dolls on display in the exhibit and will bring additional items to discuss.
    • Location: Museum of the Albemarle
    • 12:15 pm
    • Admission: FREE
    • 252-335-1453
  • April 2, 3,and 4, 2014
    Creative Writing Workshop at Your Library

    • • April is National Poetry Month and the Pasquotank County Library and Elizabeth City State University's Free Mindz Poetry Club is celebrating with a three day creative writing workshop.
    • The participants will read their original poem at the finale. Poems will be displayed in the library and on the library's web page.
    • Location: Pasquotank County Library - Community Room
    • 4:00 pm
    • Admission: FREE and Open to the Public
    • Monek Adams @ 252-335-2473
  • April 3,and 4, 2014
    Creative Writing Workshop at Your Library

    • • April is National Poetry Month and the Pasquotank County Library and Elizabeth City State University's Free Mindz Poetry Club is celebrating with a three day creative writing workshop.
    • The participants will read their original poem at the finale. Poems will be displayed in the library and on the library's web page.
    • Location: Pasquotank County Library - Community Room
    • 4:00 pm
    • Admission: FREE and Open to the Public
    • Monek Adams @ 252-335-2473
  • April 4, 2014
    North Carolina Association of Historians Annual Meeting

    • Professional and public historians will gather at the College of the Albemarle for a day-long discussion of the profession, research, and teaching.
    • The evening program, hosted by the Museum of the Albemarle, will feature a keynote address by Adriane Lentz-Smith of Duke University.
    • Location: Foreman Center, College of the Albemarle
    • 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
    • Registration: $20 - $25
    • Charles V. Reed: 252-335-3201
  • April 4, 2014
    Golf - ECPPSF
  • April 4, 2014
    Creative Writing Workshop at Your Library

    • • April is National Poetry Month and the Pasquotank County Library and Elizabeth City State University's Free Mindz Poetry Club is celebrating with a three day creative writing workshop.
    • The participants will read their original poem at the finale. Poems will be displayed in the library and on the library's web page.
    • Location: Pasquotank County Library - Community Room
    • 4:00 pm
    • Admission: FREE and Open to the Public
    • Monek Adams @ 252-335-2473
  • April 4, 2014
    First Friday ArtWalk
  • April 4, 2014
    First Friday ArtWalk - Opening Reception

    • Featured Artist, Margie Sawyer - Historic Land Trust Show in partnership with The Mahler Gallery in Raleigh.
    • The 516 Gallery, Katherine Wassink.
    • Location: The Center
    • 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Admission: Free
    • Arts of the Albemarle: 252-338-6455
  • April 4, 2014
    First Friday Art Walk at Serenity Studio Arts

    • Spring fever is the theme as last month's mixed-media artworks by young artists are displayed at Serenity Studio Arts.
    • Location: Museum of the Albemarle
    • 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Admission: FREE
    • 252-335-1453
  • April 4, 2014
    First Friday ArtWalk

    • Featured Artist: Carolyn Peel
    • Author Release Party - John G Sauls, new release 'Devils Oath'
    • Page After Page Bookstore
    • 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Admission: FREE
    • 252-335-7243
  • April 4, 2014
    First Friday Kids Art-In for members

    • Kids will enjoy a science activity, center time, and pizza while parents enjoy an evening of downtown art-walking.
    • Children must be age 5 - 12-years-old to participate.
    • Location: Port Discover
    • 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Cost is $10 for first child and $5 for each additional child (per family). Port Discover Membership is Required (Yet you can purchase a membership at the door)
    • 252-338-6117
  • April 4, 2014
    Birds the Word - Walk About

    • Location: Port Discover
    • 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm during First Friday ArtWalk
    • Free
    • 252-338-6117
  • April 5, 2014
    Phi Alpha Theta Carolinas Regional Conference

    • Students from across the Carolinas will present their work at this regional meeting of Phi Alpha Theta, the American honor society for undergraduate and graduate students and professors of history.
    • The afternoon program will feature a keynote talk by Jonathan White of Christopher Newport University.
    • Location: Gilchrist Education & Psychology Complex, Elizabeth City State University
    • 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
    • Registration: $25
    • Charles V. Reed: 252-335-3201
  • April 5, 2014
    Southgate Mall Spring Extravaganza Craft Show

    • Location: Southgate Mall
    • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • 252-338-2848
  • April 5, 2014
    Meet the Author

    • Featured Author: John G Sauls
    • Featured Title: Devils Oath
    • Page After Page Bookstore
    • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    • Admission: FREE
    • 252-335-7243
  • April 5, 2014
    Southgate Mall Girls Scouts 2014 Be Your Own Kind of Star Talent Show

    • Location: Southgate Mall
    • 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • 252-338-2848
  • April 5, 2014
    College of the Albemarle Performing Arts Center presents: GRITS (Girls Raised in the South) the Musical

    • Based on the book by Ford, Friends are Forevah! and is a montage of stories about southern family, friends and culture.
    • 16 songs inspired by work of best-selling author and brand creator Deborah Ford.
    • Location: College of the Albemarle - Community Theatre/Auditorium
    • 7:00 pm
    • Tickets: Advanced tickets - $20.00, at the door - add $5.00
    • 252-335-9050
  • April 7, 2014
    Knitting Group

    • Knitting for all skill levels
    • Page After Page Bookstore
    • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Cost: $50 for 5 weeks, includes yarn
    • 252-335-7243
  • April 8, 2014
    Gallery Talk: Genre Scenes and Illustration Art Across Three Centuries: Art from the Edwin T. and Diana D. Hardison Collection

    • On this occasion, owners of the pieces on loan will speak on “Genre Scenes and Illustration Art” and the specific examples of each in the collection.
    • Location: Museum of the Albemarle
    • 1:30 pm
    • Admission: FREE
    • 252-335-1453
  • April 10, 11, 12, 13, 2014
    College of the Albemarle Performing Arts Center presents: You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown

    • Relive some of the best moments of your favorite character’s lives in this delightful show.
    • Their stories are woven together in a delightful and memorable fashion that will fill you with energy and hope.
    • Location: College of the Albemarle - Community Theatre/Auditorium
    • April 10, 10:00 am
    • April 11, 7:00 pm
    • April 12, 2:00 pm & 7:00 pm
    • April 13, 2:00 pm
    • Advanced tickets - $12.00, $10.00 seniors, $7.50 students, $5.00 for 10:00 am matinee tickets for k-12 students & chaperones. Tickets at the door - add $2.00.
    • 252-335-9050
  • April 10, 2014
    Preschooler Time: Let's Go Fly a Kite

    • Discover the history of kites and make a kite decoration.
    • For ages 3-5 with an adult.
    • Location: Museum of the Albemarle
    • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    • Admission: FREE
    • 252-335-1453
  • April 10, 2014
    An Evening of Jazz with the Jae Sinnett Trio, featuring Laura Martier

    • Two area jazz greats are hitting the stage of the Maguire Theater, performing together, in what is sure to be a spectacular show for jazz fans of all types.
    • Location: The Center - Maguire Theater
    • 7:00 pm
    • Tickets $15
    • Arts of the Albemarle: 252-338-6455
  • April 10, 2014
    Port Discover's Science Café - Topic: Birds the Word

    • A science program just for the local adult community in an informal, casual restaurant setting, participants will be able to add to the conversation and ask questions.
    • A variety of local presenters will be discussing everything from chickens to homing pigeons to red tail hawks.
    • Come find out what’s going on with birds in our area.
    • Location: Mamasita's, 512 W. Ehringhaus St.
    • 7:00 pm
    • Free to attend
    • 252-338-6117
  • April 11, 2014
    Golf - Albemarle School
  • April 12 - 19, 2014
    Southgate Mall Visit the Easter Bunny

    • Location: Southgate Mall
    • 252-338-2848
  • April 12, 2014
    Second Saturday Science - Birds the Word -Embryology 101

    • Come check-out our chicken incubators as they begin to develop into little baby chicks.
    • Mason Lawrence from the 4-H will be teaching an exciting class on embryology.
    • This egg-citing class is sure to warm your heart while expanding your mind.
    • Location: Port Discover
    • 11:00 am
    • Free
    • 252-338-6117
  • April 12, 2014
    Annual Poetry Bash @ Page After Page Bookstore

    • In honor of National Poetry Month, share your love of POETRY!
    • We have a list of 'poets' but always room for more! Free Refreshments!
    • Location: Page After Page Bookstore
    • 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Admission: FREE
    • 252-335-7243
  • April 14, 2014
    Knitting Group

    • Knitting for all skill levels
    • Page After Page Bookstore
    • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Cost: $50 for 5 weeks, includes yarn
    • 252-335-7243
  • April 14, 2014
    Book Group Meeting

    • Book Group Meeting reading "The Kitchen House" by Kathleen Grissom.
    • World Book Night Givers may start picking up their books 10-6pm
    • Page After Page Bookstore
    • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Admission: FREE
    • 252-335-7243
  • April 15 - 25, 2014
    2014 Arts of the Albemarle Annual Photo Competition.

    • Submission period opens Tuesday, April 15th and will be open through Friday, April 25th.
    • Approved photos will be in the Jenkins Gallery featured exhibit throughout the month of May.
    • The winners of the photography competition will be announced at an opening reception at AoA during First Friday ARTWalk on May 2nd.
    • Location: The Center
    • Photographs will be received at AoA between Tuesday, April 15th and Friday, April 25th during regular gallery hours of 10:00 am – 5:00 pm.
    • Admission: Free
    • Arts of the Albemarle: 252-338-6455
  • April 17, 2014
    ArtTalk with Margie Sawyer and Katherine Wassink.
  • April 17, 2014
    Toddler Time - Planet Green!

    • In honor of Earth Day we will explore ways to make our community a greener place.
    • Discover how birds and other critters both benefit and assist with seed dispersal.
    • Come ready to play in the dirt!
    • Location: Port Discover
    • 10:00 am
    • For ages 3 - 5. Cost is $5 per child and reservations are required. Parents or guardians must accompany the child.
    • 252-338-6117
  • April 17, 2014
    Afterschool Science: Egg Toss!

    • Come learn the importance of road safety when biking and explore the science behind the helmet.
    • This is a free program made possible thanks to City of Elizabeth City.
    • Registration is recommended.
    • Location: Port Discover
    • 4:00 pm
    • 252-338-6117
  • April 18, 2014
    The Samuel Barber String Quartet
  • April 19, 2014
    Double T Farms Horse Show Series 2014

    • Visit website for more information on classes on divisions.
    • Location: Double T Farms
    • 10:00 am
    • 252-771-5771 and 252-339-3050
  • April 19, 2014
    American Girl Party

    • Book - American Girl Molly
    • Reading, crafts, and games!
    • Page After Page Bookstore
    • 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
    • Cost: Pre-registration is required $12 (includes book
    • 252-335-7243
  • April 19, 2014
    World Book Night Giver's Reception
  • April 21, 2014
    Knitting Group

    • Knitting for all skill levels
    • Page After Page Bookstore
    • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Cost: $50 for 5 weeks, includes yarn
    • 252-335-7243
  • April 23, 2014
    World Book Night Celebration
  • April 25, 2014
    Paint and Cookie

    • Join a Serenity Studio Arts instructor in creating a mixed-media canvas to be displayed at May's First Friday Art Walk.
    • Location: Museum of the Albemarle
    • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • For ages 5-12. Preregistration and advance payment of supply fee required.
    • 252-335-1453
  • April 25, 26, 27, 2014 & May 1, 2, 3, 2014
    Encore Theatre presents - 8-Track: The Sounds of the 70's

    • Put on your leisure suits, halter tops, and platform shoes and get ready to boogie down through 10 years of ground-breaking music!
    • With its propulsive rhythms and dazzling harmonies, 8-Track is a fast-paced musical romp through one of the most impassioned decades of the 20th century.
    • Location: The McGuire Theatre
    • Doors open at 7:00 pm, Shows begin at 7:30 pm
    • April 27th is a matinee - Doors open at 1:30 pm, Show begins at 2:00 pm
    • Tickets $16
    • 252-338-3382
  • April 26, 2014
    21st Annual TarWheel Century - River City Cycling Club

    • All cyclists are welcome, families too
    • The Tarwheel Century will be one of the most beautiful rides you can do.
    • Our completely sagged century will take you through the country setting of Camden County.
    • Location: Camden County High School, Camden, NC
    • 7:00 am Registration
    • $40.00 includes registration, sag support and a pair of RCCC custom cycling socks. Pick up socks at Registration.
    • Ed Taylor - e.h.taylor@gmail.com
  • April 26, 2014
    Museum of the Albemarle - Earth Day

    • "Dig in" at Mariner's Wharf in downtown Elizabeth City with the Museum and Port Discover.
    • Wear green and help our planet in a creative, fun, and family-friendly atmosphere.
    • Location: Mariner's Wharf
    • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    • Free
    • 252-335-1453
  • April 26, 2014
    Earth Day 2014
  • April 26, 2014
    Port Discover’s 3rd Annual Earth Day Festival & Bike Extravaganza!

    • Celebrate Earth Day with Port Discover’s largest free, family-style festival yet.
    • Live music, environmental booths, and crafts, raffles, food, and bike rides round out this event.
    • Don’t miss the chance to win a free bike!
    • Location: Port Discover
    • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    • Free
    • 252-338-6117
  • April 26, 2014
    More Than Just a Name: Living History of Mill Pond Road.

    • Wanda McLean will give a lecture on The History of the Dismal Swamp and the Underground Railroad at 1:30 pm.
    • William Harvey will follow at 2:30 pm with The Lost History of Households, Tents, and Lodges
    • At 3:15 p.m. the documentary, Journey Back in Time will be shown.
    • Location: Museum of the Albemarle
    • 1:00 pm and 3:30 pm
    • Admission: FREE
    • 252-335-1453
  • April 26, 27, 2014 & May 1, 2, 3, 2014
    Encore Theatre presents - 8-Track: The Sounds of the 70's

    • Put on your leisure suits, halter tops, and platform shoes and get ready to boogie down through 10 years of ground-breaking music!
    • With its propulsive rhythms and dazzling harmonies, 8-Track is a fast-paced musical romp through one of the most impassioned decades of the 20th century.
    • Location: The McGuire Theatre
    • Doors open at 7:00 pm, Shows begin at 7:30 pm
    • April 27th is a matinee - Doors open at 1:30 pm, Show begins at 2:00 pm
    • Tickets $16
    • 252-338-3382
  • April 27, 2014
    Golf - Bridgestone Ball Fitting

    • Location: The Pines
    • 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
    • Free
    • 252-335-0278
  • April 27, 2014 & May 1, 2, 3, 2014
    Encore Theatre presents - 8-Track: The Sounds of the 70's

    • Put on your leisure suits, halter tops, and platform shoes and get ready to boogie down through 10 years of ground-breaking music!
    • With its propulsive rhythms and dazzling harmonies, 8-Track is a fast-paced musical romp through one of the most impassioned decades of the 20th century.
    • Location: The McGuire Theatre
    • Doors open at 7:00 pm, Shows begin at 7:30 pm
    • April 27th is a matinee - Doors open at 1:30 pm, Show begins at 2:00 pm
    • Tickets $16
    • 252-338-3382
May 2014

• Dates and times for these events are subject to change. Please contact the event planner; or event location to confirm info.

  • May 1, 2014
    May Day: May Pole Activities

    • Celebrate the newness of spring around the May Pole and participate in a springtime activity.
    • Location: Museum of the Albemarle
    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • 252-335-1453
  • May 1, 2, 3, 2014
    Encore Theatre presents - 8-Track: The Sounds of the 70's

    • Put on your leisure suits, halter tops, and platform shoes and get ready to boogie down through 10 years of ground-breaking music!
    • With its propulsive rhythms and dazzling harmonies, 8-Track is a fast-paced musical romp through one of the most impassioned decades of the 20th century.
    • Location: The McGuire Theatre
    • Doors open at 7:00 pm, Shows begin at 7:30 pm
    • April 27th is a matinee - Doors open at 1:30 pm, Show begins at 2:00 pm
    • Tickets $16
    • 252-338-3382
  • May 2, 2014
    First Friday ArtWalk
  • May 2, 2014
    First Friday ArtWalk - Opening Reception

    • Featured Exhibit, AoA’s Annual Photography Show & Competition in collaboration with AoA’s Photography Club’s 10 Year Celebration!
    • The 516 Gallery, Fred Saunders.
    • Location: The Center
    • 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Admission: Free
    • Arts of the Albemarle: 252-338-6455
  • May 2, 2014
    First Friday Kids Art-In for members

    • Kids will enjoy a science activity, center time, and pizza while parents enjoy an evening of downtown art-walking.
    • Children must be age 5 - 12-years-old to participate.
    • Location: Port Discover
    • 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Cost is $10 for first child and $5 for each additional child (per family). Port Discover Membership is Required (Yet you can purchase a membership at the door)
    • 252-338-6117
  • May 2, 2014
    First Friday ArtWalk at Serenity Studio Arts

    • Mixed-media artwork created at Museum of the Albemarle during April's Paint and Cookie program will be featured at Serenity Studio Arts during First Friday ArtWalk.
    • Location: 104 E. Main Street.
    • Admission: Free
    • Museum of the Albemarle: 252-335-1453
    • Serenity Studio Arts: 252-331-2940
  • May 2, 3, 4, 2014
    Kids First, Inc. - 2014 Spring Children's Consignment Sale

    • Make money, save money, and raise money.
    • An easy and fun way to buy and sell gently used kids' and baby items.
    • Location: Southgate Mall
    • Friday, May 2nd 5-7pm ($10 admission)
    • Saturday, May 3rd 9am-1pm ($2 admission)
    • Sunday, May 4th 12-3pm ($1 admission) DISCOUNT DAY
    • DOLLAR DASH: Sunday, May 4th 6-7pm (free admission)
    • 252-338-5658 or sale@kidsfirstinc.org
  • May 3 & 4, 2014
    2014 Spring 2-Man Invitational

    • Open to all amateur golfers with a valid USGA GHIN handicap index or the equivalent.
    • Location: The Pines
    • 9 am tee times
    • David M. Mascitti, PGA Professional: 252-335-0278
  • May 3, 2014
    Downtown Beautification & Clean-up Day with Elizabeth City Downtown, Inc.

    • Bring gloves, garbage bags, and trash pickup tools.
    • Location: Meet at PNC Bank Parking lot on Main St.
    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Rebecca - 252-338-4104
  • May 3, 2014
    Cinco de Mayo: A Fiesta and Information Fair

    • José Galvez will conduct tours of the exhibit in both English and Spanish.
    • Featured artist, Cornelio Campos will exhibit and sell his paintings.
    • Ballet Folklorico—Espirito from Pitt County will perform three dances throughout the day in traditional costumes.
    • A spicy adventure in cooking will include demonstrations by local chef; Jack Baumbaugh, preparing various salsas for tasting.
    • Food from local vendors will be available for purchase.
    • Handcrafted items including jewelry, scarves, purses, and children’s items will be for sale by local vendors.
    • Hand-on activities for the children include making Cascarones, piñatas, maracas and story-telling session.
    • Location: Museum of the Albemarle
    • 10:00 am and 4:00 pm
    • Admission: FREE
    • 252-335-1453
  • May 3, 2014
    Encore Theatre presents - 8-Track: The Sounds of the 70's

    • Put on your leisure suits, halter tops, and platform shoes and get ready to boogie down through 10 years of ground-breaking music!
    • With its propulsive rhythms and dazzling harmonies, 8-Track is a fast-paced musical romp through one of the most impassioned decades of the 20th century.
    • Location: The McGuire Theatre
    • Doors open at 7:00 pm, Shows begin at 7:30 pm
    • April 27th is a matinee - Doors open at 1:30 pm, Show begins at 2:00 pm
    • Tickets $16
    • 252-338-3382
  • May 4, 2014
    Lecture and book signing with author, William E. Dunstan.

    • Running with the Grim Reaper, Volume Two.
    • The adventure series focuses on twentieth-century Elizabeth City.
    • Readers will encounter unforgettable tales, surging passions, warm friendships, and strong family bonds.
    • Location: Museum of the Albemarle
    • 1:30 am and 4:00 pm
    • Admission: FREE
    • 252-335-1453
  • May 4, 2014
    The Albemarle Chorale Spring 2014 Concert - "The Mass: From Cathedral to Concert Hall"

    • Location: First United Methodist Church
    • 4:00 pm
    • Admission: FREE
    • Christine Sclafani: 252-221-8057
  • May 6, 2014
    NEW - Mommy & Baby Yoga

    • Includes center time after yoga.
    • Space is limited. Call to register.
    • Location: Port Discover
    • 9:00 am - 9:30 am
    • 252-338-6117
  • May 6, 2014
    Toddler Tuesdays

    • Toddlers can have play time in the center.
    • Monthly make-n-take activity available for extra fee.
    • Children must be under age 5 to participate.
    • Location: Port Discover
    • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Cost is $5 for children over one year, free for adults and infants.
    • 252-338-6117
  • May 6, 2014
    Back to the Past: How the Honey got in the Jar

    • Get the buzz about bees as Cheryl and Paul Newbold, members of the Beekeepers of the Albemarle, discuss processing honey.
    • Local bee products will be available for purchase.
    • Location: Museum of the Albemarle
    • 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
    • 252-335-1453
  • May 6, 2014
    Reading Paintings: Art as Historical Artifact Across Three Centuries: Art from the Edwin T. and Diana D. Hardison Collection

    • Please join the Museum of the Albemarle for the final gallery talk in conjunction with the special exhibit.
    • Come out for commentary from Drs. Edwin & Diana Hardison on what we can learn about history through the study of art of earlier ages. The exhibit closes on May 31, 2014.
    • Location: Museum of the Albemarle
    • 1:30 pm
    • 252-335-1453
  • May 7, 2014
    History for Lunch: Exploring Architecture in Northeast North Carolina

    • Reid Thomas, restoration specialist at the State Historic Preservation Office, will speak and answer your questions. May is Historic Preservation Month!
    • Location: Museum of the Albemarle
    • 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
    • 252-335-1453
  • May 8, 2014
    Preschooler Time: Sweet Piñatas

    • Discover the wonderful and unique tradition of papier-mâché and the piñata.
    • For ages 3-5 with an adult.
    • Location: Museum of the Albemarle
    • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    • Admission: FREE
    • 252-335-1453
  • May 8, 2014
    Get Golf Ready Clinics

    • Location: The Pines
    • 5:00 pm
    • David M. Mascitti, PGA Professional: 252-335-0278
  • May 8, 2014
    Port Discover's Science Café - Topic: Biotechnology and Its Applications - Dr. Gary Harmon from ECSU

    • A science program just for the local adult community in an informal, casual restaurant setting, participants will be able to add to the conversation and ask questions.
    • Biotechnology is the manipulation (as through genetic engineering) of living organisms or their components to produce useful products such as pest resistant crops, new bacterial strains, or novel pharmaceuticals for the betterment of mankind.
    • Location: Mamasita's, 512 W. Ehringhaus St.
    • 7:00 pm
    • Free to attend
    • 252-338-6117
  • May 9, 2014
    Paint and Cookie - Mother's Day

    • For all Mom does for you, come and create a special mixed-media canvas she is sure to treasure for years to come.
    • Location: Museum of the Albemarle
    • 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    • For ages 5-12. Preregistration and advance payment of supply fee required.
    • 252-335-1453
  • May 10, 2014
    Second Saturday Science - SSSSSSnakes!

    • Come explore with local educator, Bill Kuehn, as he introduces us to his friend SSSSerenity.
    • Learn about the special diets and habitats our reptile friends need to survive in captivity.
    • Location: Port Discover
    • 11:00 am
    • Free
    • 252-338-6117
  • May 13, 2014
    Toddler Tuesdays

    • Toddlers can have play time in the center.
    • Monthly make-n-take activity available for extra fee.
    • Children must be under age 5 to participate.
    • Location: Port Discover
    • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Cost is $5 for children over one year, free for adults and infants.
    • 252-338-6117
  • May 13, 2014
    Get Golf Ready

    • Location: The Pines
    • 9:00 am
    • David M. Mascitti, PGA Professional: 252-335-0278
  • May 15, 2014
    Toddler Time - Aqua Friends

    • Come explore the aquatic critters that live in your neighborhood.
    • We will learn about food chains and how even the smallest creatures play a big role.
    • Location: Port Discover
    • 10:00 am
    • For ages 3 - 5. Cost is $5 per child and reservations are required. Parents or guardians must accompany the child.
    • 252-338-6117
  • May 15, 2014
    Fellowship of Christian Athletes

    • Location: The Pines
    • 1:00 pm
    • David M. Mascitti, PGA Professional: 252-335-0278
  • May 16, 17, 18, 2014
    2014 North Carolina Potato Festival

    • Northeast North Carolina's largest festival
    • Food, arts and crafts, contests, live entertainment and new for 2014 - a Midway full of games and large amusement rides can all be found in Downtown Elizabeth City.
    • Make a weekend of it and come and join us for the Kick Off Party on Friday night, May 16, 2014 on the corner of Main and Water Streets. Take a spin on a ride on our Midway, get something great to eat and dance the night away at the 2014 North Carolina Potato Festival.
    • We're sure you'll need to return on Saturday or Sunday so you can enyoy the Street Fair lining our downtown streets, the National Potato Peeling Contest, Auto and Motorcycle Show and other events planned for this years festival.
    • Location: Downtown Elizabeth City
    • Friday - 5 pm to 11 pm
    • Saturday - 10am to 11pm
    • Sunday - Noon to 5pm
    • Rebecca Cross - (252) 338-4104
    • ElizabethCityDowntown@embarqmail.com
  • May 16, 2014
    Elizabeth City Hero Operations (ECHO)- Concert for Soldiers
  • May 17, 2014
    Double T Farms Horse Show Series 2014

    • Visit website for more information on classes on divisions.
    • Location: Double T Farms
    • 10:00 am
    • 252-771-5771 and 252-339-3050
  • May 17, 2014
    Potato Festival: Fun on the Green

    • View artifacts related to local farming, participate in hands-on activities with Junior Docents, and enjoy pony rides by Circle S Stables (from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for a small fee).
    • Location: Museum of the Albemarle
    • 10:00 am - 4:00pm
    • 252-335-1453
  • May 19, 2014
    NC Potatoes

    • Location: The Pines
    • 8:30 am
    • David M. Mascitti, PGA Professional: 252-335-0278
  • May 20, 2014
    Toddler Tuesdays

    • Toddlers can have play time in the center.
    • Monthly make-n-take activity available for extra fee.
    • Children must be under age 5 to participate.
    • Location: Port Discover
    • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Cost is $5 for children over one year, free for adults and infants.
    • 252-338-6117
  • May 20, 2014
    Rally for the Cure

    • Location: The Pines
    • 9:00 am
    • David M. Mascitti, PGA Professional: 252-335-0278
  • May 22, 2014
    Afterschool Science: Dinosaur Discovery

    • Come explore with the North Carolina Natural Science Museum and the awe-inspiring world of dinosaurs.
    • Learn about their habits and lifestyles while comparing live animals to these prehistoric wonders.
    • This is a free program made possible thanks to City of Elizabeth City.
    • Registration is recommended.
    • Location: Port Discover
    • 4:00 pm
    • 252-338-6117
  • May 23, 2014
    Pasquotank County Library's Online Catalog Scavenger Hunt Computer Lab

    • • The staff invites you to embark on an Online Catalog Scavenger Hunt @ Your Library.
    • The students will be taught how to use the library’s online catalog.
    • After the online instructions, students will have a scavenger hunt to locate items in the library.
    • Location: Pasquotank County Library
    • 3:30 pm
    • Terence Seymore – 252-335-7536
  • May 26, 2014
    Memorial Day Observance

    • Always Remember, Never Forget
    • Complimentary soft refreshments, hot dogs, etc. will be served after the ceremony at the Chief Petty Officers Association.
    • Location: West Lawn Cemetery
    • 1:00 pm
    • Daniel Serik: 252-330-4617 or 252-619-8524
  • May 27, 2014
    Toddler Tuesdays

    • Toddlers can have play time in the center.
    • Monthly make-n-take activity available for extra fee.
    • Children must be under age 5 to participate.
    • Location: Port Discover
    • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Cost is $5 for children over one year, free for adults and infants.
    • 252-338-6117
  • May 30, 2014
    Paint and Cookie - Beach Fun

    • Join Serenity Studio Arts in creating a mixed-media canvas for display at June's First Friday Art Walk.
    • Location: Museum of the Albemarle
    • 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    • For ages 5-12. Preregistration and advance payment of supply fee required.
    • 252-335-1453
  • May 30, 2014
    Bookin’ to the Movie

    • • Calling all teens and tweens, if you love to read and watch movies join us at Bookin’ to the Movie the Book Thief.
    • Location: Pasquotank County Library - Community Room
    • 3:30 pm
    • Monek Adams - 252-335-2473
June 2014

• Dates and times for these events are subject to change. Please contact the event planner; or event location to confirm info.

  • June 6, 2014
    First Friday ArtWalk
  • June 6, 2014
    First Friday ArtWalk - Opening Reception

    • Featured Exhibit, SPLASH “Water, Wind and Wood Show” featuring Laura DeNunzio, Margi Wynn, Erik Van de Bogart, and Bill Cogger.
    • The 516 Gallery, Jaquelin Perry.
    • Location: The Center
    • 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Admission: Free
    • Arts of the Albemarle: 252-338-6455
  • June 7, 2014
    Taste of the Albemarle

    • Enjoy food tastings from over 25 area restaurants.
    • Followed by a night of dancing in the street with the popular local band “Out ‘n the Cold” from 8:00 – 10:00 pm!
    • Location: Downtown Elizabeth City
    • 6:00 pm and 8:00 pm
    • Admission: FREE
    • Marion Gutman: 252-619-7382 or 252-338-2447
  • June 10, 2014
    Dine Out to Help Out

    • Dine at any of our generous participating restaurants and they will donate a portion of the proceeds to help fight hunger in northeast North Carolina.
    • Location: Various restaurants in Elizabeth City
    • 252-335-4035
  • June 14, 2014
    Double T Farms Horse Show Series 2014

    • Visit website for more information on classes on divisions.
    • Location: Double T Farms
    • 10:00 am
    • 252-771-5771 and 252-339-3050
  • June 23 - 27, 2014
    CAMP - Sprouting Scientists and Hands-On Historians with Port Discover & Museum of the Albemarle!
  • June 25, 2014
    2014 Great Race

    • The Great Race, the world’s premiere old car rally, will bring more than 100 antique automobiles downtown to Waterfront Park for the $150,000 event.
    • The race will start June 21 in Ogunquit, Maine, and weave its way 2,100 miles over nine days down the Atlantic Coast through 13 states before the finish in The Villages, Fla., on June 29.
    • Location: Waterfront Park - Elizabeth City
    • The cars will arrive after 11:30 a.m. at one-minute intervals for more than an hour and a half and stay parked for an hour each hour to allow spectators to visit with the participants and to look at the cars.
    • Free
    • Jeff Stumb: 423-648-8542
  • June 27, 28, 29 2014
    College of the Albemarle Performing Arts Center presents: Joseph, The Dreamer

    • The epic, biblical story of Joseph and his coat of many colors comes to life in this stunning musical, Joseph, the Dreamer.
    • Don’t want to miss this Dove Award winning musical of Joseph, a man whose life went from tragedy to triumph!
    • Location: College of the Albemarle - Community Theatre/Auditorium
    • June 27, 7:00 pm
    • June 28, 10:00 am, 2:00 pm & 7:00 pm
    • June 29, 2:00 pm
    • Advanced tickets - $18.00 Adults, $17.00 seniors 62 and older, $12.00 children, $15.00 groups of ten or more.Tickets at the door - add $2.00.
    • 252-335-9050
July 2014

• Dates and times for these events are subject to change. Please contact the event planner; or event location to confirm info.

August 2014

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September 2014

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October 2014

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November 2014

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December 2014

• Dates and times for these events are subject to change. Please contact the event planner; or event location to confirm info.

 

Photo Credit: Main image in header, photo by Vince Pollack.