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Entertainment, sports and recreation news and events for Havelock, North Carolina including The Old Theater and boat shows in Oriental NC.

Eastern NC Red Cross Prepares for Winter Storm

Eastern NC Red Cross Prepares for Winter Storm

Tips to Stay Safe during Winter Weather EASTERN, NC, Feb. 11, 2014 – As the southeast once again braces for winter storms, the Eastern NC Region of the American Red Cross is preparing to respond if needed.  Five teams of Red Cross shelter volunteers are on standby in the Cape Fear, Coastal Carolina and Onslow County Chapter areas in the event that shelters need to be opened.   Emergency Response Vehicle (ERV) crews are also on standby to drive Red Cross disaster relief vehicles located in Wilmington, New Bern, Goldsboro, Rocky Mount, and Elizabeth City.  These vehicles can be mobilized to transport and distribute food, drinks, and supplies into disaster affected areas when travel becomes safe. With several inches of snow […]

Old Theater play auditions: “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown”

Old Theater play auditions: “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown”

Auditions Feb 10th & 11th ORIENTAL, NC January 31, 2014 – Auditions for You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown (Book by John Gordon; Music & Lyrics by Clark Gesner) will take place at The Old Theater on Monday, Feb. 10, and Tuesday, Feb. 11 at 7 p.m.    (Attendance at only one audition is required, so choose your preferred day.)  The play will be directed by Ben Gaskill.  Mary Clyde Dunn will be the music director. The play is based on Charles Schultz’s comic strip, Peanuts.   Although the roles involve singing, this is not a typical musical!   If you can carry a tune in a bucket, you can perform in this play.    The male roles include Charlie Brown, and Schroeder (Schroeder […]

The Old Theater presents: “A Tuff Shuffle – Backstage with Louis Armstrong”

The Old Theater presents: “A Tuff Shuffle – Backstage with Louis Armstrong”

ORIENTAL, NC January 31, 2014 – It was customary for Louis Armstrong to greet fans backstage in his dressing room after each concert.   You would find a cross section of people, ranging from priests and politicians to prostitutes and shoeshine boys, together paying homage to Satchmo.   All were welcomed. On February 8th, actor and playwright Danny Mullen will transport us in space and time.  The place:  Louis Armstrong’s dressing room, just after a concert.   The year:  1957.   Mullen carefully chose the date for the play’s setting.    Armstrong was enraged by the 1957 Little Rock Crisis, in which nine African American students were mistreated and prohibited from entering Little Rock’s Central High School.    This turbulent year sets the stage for Mullen […]

The Old Theater presents: “The Explosive Radioactive Theater” January 24-26, 2014

The Old Theater presents: “The Explosive Radioactive Theater” January 24-26, 2014

ORIENTAL, NC January 11, 2014 – Whether you gathered with your parents near the old radio or grew up “glued to the tube”, classic radio scripts are funny.   Really funny.    The Old Theater’s January production, ”The Explosive Radioactive Theater Presents: 1946 (The Sequel),”  will feature some of the funniest radio scripts ever written, originally presented by the likes of Abbott & Costello, Groucho, and many other stars. The play is a creative take on the WONC Radio Shows featured in the past.   Written by our own Oriental resident Roger Bullis, the Explosive Radioactive Theater is co-directed by Roger Bullis and Per Erichsen.  Mary Clyde Dunn provides music direction. With music, commercials, and hilarious sketches, The Explosive Radioactive Theater is suitable […]

Deck the Halls with Oriental’s 2013 Spirit of Christmas Celebration

Deck the Halls with Oriental’s 2013 Spirit of Christmas Celebration

Oriental, NC – December 14-15, 2013 – For over 10 years, Oriental, NC has decked the halls and donned its finest for the annual Spirit of Christmas celebration. Scheduled for the second weekend in December, this well-known holiday tradition brings businesses, churches, civic groups, and local residents together to celebrate Christmas with spectacular decorations, joyful carols, cozy refreshments, and a strong spirit of community. This December, greet your neighbors, grab a hot chocolate, and take in the town’s beauty as you wander the bejeweled streets lined with luminaries. As you walk, stop by local churches and businesses who will be welcoming guests to enjoy celebratory music and delectable refreshments. Admire the quiet harbor’s boats draped with garland and lights in […]

“Who Do We Think We Are?” An original theater production premieres at the OLD THEATER

“Who Do We Think We Are?” An original theater production premieres at the OLD THEATER

“Who Do We Think We Are?” An original theater production premieres at the OLD THEATER January 4, 2014 ORIENTAL, NC November 27, 2013 – On January 4, 2014, three of Pamlico County’s most talented and gutsy women will present the premiere of “Who Do We Think We Are?”   The show was created by Oriental residents Wendy Osserman, Nancy Hiller, and Marilyn Arnone in support of the Old Theater’s upcoming 70th Anniversary year.  Nancy Hiller wrote songs for the production, and all three seasoned performers contribute their diverse gifts to this delightful collaboration.   In “Who Do We Think We Are?” Osserman, Hiller and Arnone explore the insecurities of childhood, teenage angst, and the opposing pulls women experience as they juggle […]

Motown Legends Set to Rock Oriental with Motown Live: “The Village Tour”

Motown Legends Set to Rock Oriental with Motown Live: “The Village Tour”

Oriental, NC September 26, 2013 – Get your dancing shoes out! Cork and Vine Events and The Silos are excited to announce Motown Live: The Village Tour featuring The FLO’s, the three ladies formerly of the legendary Supremes! They will be performing with very special guests during the spectacular two-night live event, which will be held at The Silos in Oriental on Friday, October 18th from 6-10 PM and Saturday, October 19th from 6-10 PM. The Supremes was one of Motown’s premier groups with 12 number one singles on Billboard’s Hot 100 list. They remain known as one of America’s most admired and successful vocal groups. They will be performing with special guests known for hits like “Do You Love […]

5th Annual Golf for Tomorrow Golf Tournament at Carolina Colours Golf Club

5th Annual Golf for Tomorrow Golf Tournament at Carolina Colours Golf Club

Havelock, NC September 18, 2013 – The 5th Annual Golf for Tomorrow Golf Tournament to benefit the Havelock Boys & Girls Club, Craven Community College Scholarship Foundation and Allies for Cherry Point’s Tomorrow is Friday, September 20 at Carolina Colours. Wanna play? Here is the players application. We are almost at a full field of play. Don’t wait until it is too late to sign up! This is a trilogy format – 6 holes of Best Ball, 6 holes of Alternate Ball, and 6 holes of Super Ball. Thanks to Platinum Sponsor: Boeing Gold Sponsors: Century Link, Gerber Collision & Glass, Cherry Point Chiropractic & Rehab, Amato Insurance Group, Havelock News Silver Sponsors: Navy Federal Credit Union – Mortgage, Cowey […]

Camp Albemarle’s “Free 4 All” to Celebrate 60 Years of Ministry

Camp Albemarle’s “Free 4 All” to Celebrate 60 Years of Ministry

NEWPORT, NC August 6, 2013 – Camp Albemarle celebrating 60 years of ministry by hosting a “Free 4 All” day full of fun for the community on Saturday, August 10, 2013. The free camp day and birthday party will be held at Camp Albemarle in Newport, NC from 1pm to 7pm on August 10th. Activities include paddleboard demonstrations, Alpine Tower Climbing, tree climbing, swimming, arts and crafts and bands for entertainment. There will also be a bar-b-que cook-off and cake to enjoy. The community is invited to come and taste-test the bar-b-que and vote for their favorite in the 1st annual Bacon Ministry. There will also be other snacks and food for guests to enjoy. Leftover food will be donated […]

Camp Albemarle’s “Free 4 All” to Celebrate 60 Years of Ministry

Camp Albemarle’s “Free 4 All” to Celebrate 60 Years of Ministry

NEWPORT, NC July 22, 2013 – Camp Albemarle celebrating 60 years of ministry by hosting a “Free 4 All” day full of fun for the community on Saturday, August 10, 2013. The free camp day and birthday party will be held at Camp Albemarle in Newport, NC from 1pm to 7pm on August 10th. Activities include paddleboard demonstrations, Alpine Tower Climbing, tree climbing, swimming, arts and crafts and bands for entertainment. There will also be a bar-b-que cook-off and cake to enjoy. The community is invited to come and taste-test the bar-b-que and vote for their favorite in the 1st annual Bacon Ministry. There will also be other snacks and food for guests to enjoy. Leftover food will be donated […]