Dance the night away

Published 7:14 pm Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Sweet songs of the south are set to fill the night air this Saturday evening at the Circle B Trail Barn in the Riverbirch Subdivision off Market Street Extension in Washington.

AOP is gearing up for a night of country dancing and home cooking starting at 6:30 p.m. A barbecue dinner and a chance to win a pearl necklace await ticket holders! The Rich Company, Lexcour Homes and CresCom Bank are sponsors for this night of fun and fundraising for the Arts of the Pamlico.

The Secret Garden Gallery, located in downtown Washington also has donated a hand-strung pearl necklace with a value of $300 to be raffled off at the event. The only way to win is to be present.

The Beaufort County Traditional Music Association opens the night during a barbecue supper. Then line and swing dance the night away with music by DJ Divine, Crystal Holman.

Tickets are $35 each or two for $50 and have a limited supply remaining if you wish to join in the country dancing fun. Tickets can be purchased online at Or stop by or call to pick up your tickets at the historic Turnage Theatre located at 150 W. Main St., Washington.

Watch next week for Art Beat, from the team at the Arts of the Pamlico’s to learn about arts and cultural programming offered in Beaufort County. AOP is a nonprofit organization and the state-designated regional arts council for Beaufort and Washington counties, serving eastern North Carolina and beyond. AOP is one of the longest operating arts councils in the state at 46 years. AOP is based in its historic Turnage Theatre in downtown Washington. With live theatre, exhibits, film, music, comedy, children’s programming and virtually every artistic medium represented, you are sure to find an art activity to enjoy when you stop by. To learn more about these events or future events, please visit AOP’s website at

Art Beat is contributed by Debra Torrence, executive director of Arts of the Pamlico, and Crystal Holman, AOP weekend coordinator.