Going Out Guide, May 17


Thursday, May 17, 2018


Third Thursday Jazz

Arts of the Albemarle hosts the Third Thursday Jazz Series featuring the Jae Sinnett Trio from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. A cash bar will be available.

Mouse and keyboarding

Pasquotank Library offers a class on computer mousing and keyboarding from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Contact: 335-7536.

Science with a Story

Port Discover offers its program, “Science with a Story” from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. for kids ages 2-5. “Froggy!!!” is this week’s story. Cost is $5 per child; reservations are recommended. Contact: 338-6117


Currituck Library in Barco offers Babygarten for kids up to age 18 months at 10 a.m. Contact: 453-8345

Cooking/​Reading Club

Currituck Library in Barco hosts a Cooking/​Reading Club at noon. Attendees urged to bring a dish to share. Contact: 453-8345

Read with Rooney

Currituck Library in Barco offers Ready with Rooney from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Contact: 453-8345

Toddler storytime

Currituck Library in Moyock offers Toddler Storytime for kids ages 18 months to 3 at 10 a.m. Contact: 435-6419

Baby book club

Camden Library offers Baby Book Club for kids up to age 2 at 10:30 a.m. Contact: 331-2543.

Rising readers storytime

Camden Library offers Rising Readers Storytime for kids ages 5-8 at 3:30 p.m. Contact: 331-2543.


Potato festival

Elizabeth City will host the N.C. Potato Festival from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Saturday from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.; and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The festival will feature food, arts and crafts, contests, live entertainment and amusement rides.

Music and water festival

The 20th annual Edenton Music and Water Festival will be held Friday and Saturday. Friday events will include a sunset paddle at 6:30 p.m. at Queen Anne Park. To reserve a kayak, call 482-0300 or 800-775-0111. Registration/​waiver forms are online at http://​www.visitedenton.com. Saturday’s events, including craft and food vendors, a wooden boat exhibit and music, start at Colonial Park at 10 a.m.

Sound Shore open studio

Edenton Potter, Frank Miglorie, will open his pottery studio to the public Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 1222 Sound Shore Drive in Edenton.

Band performance

Elizabeth City Middle School Band performs at the ECMS gym at 7 p.m.Cost is $5, free for children ages pre-K and younger.

Powerpoint 1

Pasquotank Library offers a Powerpoint 1 computer class from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Contact: 335-7536.

Improv Fridays

Arts of the Albemarle hosts Improv Fridays for youth ages 10-18 every Friday from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. through June 28. Cost is $5. Contact: 338-6455

Yoga for actors

Arts of the Albemarle hosts Yoga for Actors for youth ages 8 and up every Friday from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. through June 28. Cost is $5. Contact: 338-6455

Tech cafe

Port Discover host Tech Cafe every Friday from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. for students in 5th grade and up. Cost is $5 for members, $8 for non-members.


All Wheels Show

The Moyock Ruitan Club will host an All Wheels Show Vendors and Swap Meet from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Towne Bank of Currituck. Lunch will be available. Contact: Eldon Miller III at 435-6116 or by email: airdoc78@hotmail.com.

Church fundraiser

Sharon United Methodist Church will host a dinner fundraiser from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Cost is $8. Proceeds will help the church, youth and community missions.

Music Jam

Arts of the Albemarle hosts a Music Jam from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is open to all musicians.

Church yard sale fundraiser

Corinth Baptist Church will hold a yard sale fundraiser in the gym for its upcoming Haiti mission trip from 8 a.m. to noon.

Boy Scout fundraiser

Camden Boy Scout Troop 158 will hold a pancake breakfast fundraiser in the Shiloh Baptist Church fellowship hall at 952 N.C. Highway 343 South, from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. Donations accepted.

Live music

Baker Street performs from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Hoppin’ Johnz.

Marvel Comics display

Pasquotank Library will host a display of Marvel graphic novels, movies, and memorabilia. Also the film, “Black Panther” will be screened at 11:30 a.m. Refreshments will be served.

Gardening demonstrations

The Pasquotank Extension Master Gardeners will provide gardening demonstrations at the Downtown Waterfront Market at 10 a.m.

Dance Fit classes

Arts of the Albemarle hosts Dance Fit classes featuring Quinn Wolff for students ages 12 and older every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. through Saturday, June 30. Classes are $10 per session. No registration required.

Storytime Saturdays

Page After Page Bookstore at 111 S. Water Street offers free Storytime Saturdays every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Event includes stories, songs and rhymes

Sunday, May 20

Mustang spring jam

Bearded Face Productions presents the 7th Annual Mustang Spring Jam at 12:30 p.m. at Mike Dianna’s Grill Room, located in the Timbuck II Shopping Village in Corolla. $25 in advance and $30 day of show. Children 12 and under are free. A very limited number of advance only VIP tickets are also available for $99. Get tickets at mustangmusicfestival.com, Trio in Kitty Hawk, and at Mike Dianna’s Grill Room. Proceeds benefit the Corolla Wild Horse Fund and Mustang Outreach Program.