A music-filled November at Arts of the Pamlico

Published 6:57 pm Thursday, November 8, 2018

Arts are alive in downtown Washington all weekend long!

A wide variety of live music is on the calendar and ready for you at the historic Turnage Theatre this weekend. On Thursdays, the Beaufort County Traditional Music Association hosts a variety show chock-full of great acts. The free show is from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Donations are appreciated.

On Friday night, Donna Elks reads and signs her new book, “Possum Track Chronicles,” starting at 6 p.m. Then the Steve Creech Quartet featuring vocalist Rasheeda Waddell, Jim Gilliam on piano and saxophone, Stephan Pryor on bass and Steve Creech play from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. This free show is in the Gallery; donations and band tips appreciated.

On Saturday, three live events are on tap. BCTMA jams from 10 a.m. to noon in the Gallery. Rockin’ for the Vets on stage get underway at 6 p.m. Improv Comedy by I.C. Comedy takes the Gallery floor at 7 p.m. Tickets for both evening events are sold at the door.

On Sunday, don’t miss the Beaufort County Community Orchestra’s Veterans Concert starting at 3 p.m. This is a free concert that’s partially supported by the North Carolina Arts Council. Donations are appreciated.

More events await you at the Turnage Theatre! Take in the exquisite works and shop the Arts of the Pamlico’s 54th-annual Fine Arts Show, check out books authored by AOP’s featured artists of the month and buy a Pamlico Pin-ups calendar to see what’s inside … proceeds benefit the Open Door Community Center.

Wait — read on and mark your calendar for AOP’s next stage production, “A Little Night Music,” presented by East Carolina University’s School of Theatre and Dance on Nov. 16, at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available online, or by calling or stopping by the theater.

For more information on events or to buy tickets please visit www.artsofthepamlico.org or visit us on Facebook.

Written by Debra Torrence, Arts of the Pamlico’s executive director, and Crystal Holman, AOP weekend coordinator.