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October 2 (Wednesday) 12:00 am - November 22 (Friday) 12:00 am
$25 per Boston Butt
Columbus Baptist Association building
208 S. Thompson St., Whiteville
Funds raised will support Matthew 25 Center of Tabor City, a Christian ministry to families of prisoners in area detention facilities.
Prepare to be dazzled on Friday, October 25 at 5 p.m. as Teen Science Café Whiteville presents a magical demonstration of Chemistry. Keeping Halloween in mind, Gary Nealy and
Prepare to be dazzled on Friday, October 25 at 5 p.m. as Teen Science Café Whiteville presents a magical demonstration of Chemistry.
Keeping Halloween in mind, Gary Nealy and Cliff Young from Southeastern Community College will demonstrate and share ‘tricks’ that may include: color-changing solutions, smoke production, light pyrotechnics and other spooky special effects! Is it chemical science, or is it magic? Join us at NCMNS at Whiteville at 5:00pm to find out!!!
A native of Columbus County, Gary Nealy has served as Chemistry Instructor for Southeastern Community College (SCC) for over 20 years. His current interest is in the incorporation of “green chemistry” into teaching laboratories along with the creation of safer and environmentally friendlier chemistry experiments for students.
Nealy’s ‘partner in crime’, Clifton Young, is a life-long resident of Bladen County (Council, NC). He graduated from East Bladen High School, and attended Southeastern Community College as well as the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. While studying at Southeastern Community College, Mr. Gary Nealy piqued his interest in Chemistry. Cliff has been employed as the Chemistry and Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory Technician at SCC for 16 years. Cliff enjoys working with Mr. Nealy on his green chemistry initiative as well as making science fun for all ages. He currently resides on a farm that has been in his family since 1923.
This Teen Science Café will be held at NCMNS at Whiteville, 415 South Madison Street in Whiteville, on Friday, October 25, 2019 at 5:00 pm. Questions? Contact Vicki DiMuzio at vicki.dimuzio@naturalsciences .org
For updated info and livestream of programs: https://www.facebook.com/teensciencecafewhiteville
(Friday) 5:00 pm
NC Museum of Natural Sciences Whiteville
415 S Madison St
Fusing jazz, bossa nova and classical music, Brazillian guitarist Diego Figueiredo takes the stage with award winning Italian singer and songwriter Chiara Izzi Friday night, October 25 at 7 p.m.
Fusing jazz, bossa nova and classical music, Brazillian guitarist Diego Figueiredo takes the stage with award winning Italian singer and songwriter Chiara Izzi Friday night, October 25 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium at SCC.
General admission tickets are $25 and Gold Circle tickets are $35. Purchase tickets online at https://app.etapestry.com/onlineforms/SoutheasternCommunityCollegeF/diegochiara.html
Diego Figueiredo is a new star of the guitar world. He is only 37, and he has released 23 CDs, 3 DVDs, and he has played in more than 60 countries around the world. He is the winner of several important competitions including The Montreux Jazz Competition, and the VISA Prize. Diego is now presenting his new concert “ From Classical to Jazz”. It is a fusion between Jazz, Bossa Nova and Classical music. Diego has a unique interpretation, with tremendous techniques and enormous emotion.
Besides being a guitar player, Diego is a producer, arranger, orchestrator, and multi-instrumentalist.
Chiara Izzi has been described by Jazz Times as “a talent to be heard, admired and anticipated” after the release of her debut album “Motifs”.
She started her musical path in Italy by learning to play the piano and performing very early. She developed a versatility thanks to a multitude of performances in Italy and abroad in Belgium, Switzerland, France, the United States, Finland and Germany, which led to her vocal mastery of traditional jazz alongside contemporary styles. Chiara’s sound is based on her own unique interpretation of a fusion of different genres, including jazz, pop and Mediterranean sounds.
For more information, call Lisa Clark at (910) 788-6320.
(Friday) 7:00 pm
Southeastern Community College
4564 Chadbourn Highway
(Saturday) 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
New Life Church
3990 Fayetteville Road, Lumberton, NC 28358
Since 1981, October has been recognized as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Join us at the You Are More Than Enough! Mental Health and Awareness Symposium where five inspiring speakers, all University of North Carolina at Pembroke alumni, will contribute their time, talents, and expertise at this event. Topics range from coping with social anxiety to recognizing childhood sexual abuse. Proceeds beyond expenses will be donated to entities including Southeastern Family Violence Center.
On Saturday, October 26th from 10am to 2pm the public is invited to attend the first ever Around The Corner Market in Downtown Whiteville. As the name suggests this vendor
On Saturday, October 26th from 10am to 2pm the public is invited to attend the first ever Around The Corner Market in Downtown Whiteville. As the name suggests this vendor market event is designed to highlight occasions, holidays and seasons that are ‘right around the corner.’ The theme for the first event in October is Fall and Holiday Decorations.
The Around The Corner Market will take place at the Vineland Depot and will be free to attend. Vendors will be set up inside with decorations, wreaths, yard art, etc. In addition to the vendor booths inside, there will be fall and holiday photoshoots on the depot pavilion.
This new event is being developed in collaboration and partnership with The City of Whiteville’s Ecomonic Development Planner, Sean Martin, as a fundraiser for the Whiteville Downtown Development Commission.
Leading up to the 26th, raffle tickets will be available at storefronts throughout the city for a chance to win $100 in ‘market dollars’, a free fall/holiday photoshoot, and other great prizes from local businesses. All proceeds from the raffle tickets will directly benefit the WDDC. Be sure to follow our page, Around The Corner, for ticket locations/info.
Any businesses interested in being a vendor, sponsor or pavilion photographer, please call Legion and Lewis at (910) 387-0033 or Sean Martin at (910) 640-1380.
(Saturday) 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
701 S Madison St
26oct10:00 am4:00 pmWhiteville science museum presents “Halloween SPOOKtacular” event Oct. 26Dress up in your most boo-tiful costume and join the fun for a howl’ing good time at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. Free event.
Calling all ghosts and goblins! Whether you go spooky, fab or kooky, dress up in your most boo-tiful costume and join the fun for a howl’ing good time at the
Calling all ghosts and goblins! Whether you go spooky, fab or kooky, dress up in your most boo-tiful costume and join the fun for a howl’ing good time at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences at Whiteville Saturday, Oct. 26, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Enjoy spine-tingling experiments, creepy crafts, ghoulish games and more. Take a walk in quick sand, explore ghastly dry ice bubbles, smile silly at the fantastical photo corner, and if you dare, check out what’s behind the mystery door.
Get in the Halloween mood with the film “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone,” based on the bestselling children’s novel by J.K. Rowling. Harry Potter, an orphaned 11-year old boy, discovers that he is the son of two powerful wizards and possesses magical powers of his own. Upon acceptance to the prestigious Hogwart’s School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Harry meets several friends who help him uncover the dark forces behind his parents’ mysterious deaths. Showtimes will be 10:00 a.m., and 1:00 p.m. This This 159-minute film is rated PG.
Admission is free. Children must be accompanied by at least one adult over the age of 18. This Halloween special Science Cinema event is funded by a grant from the International Paper Foundation.
For more information, please contact the museum at 910-914-4185 or Whiteville@naturalsciences.org.
(Saturday) 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
NC Museum of Natural Sciences Whiteville
415 S Madison St
The Friends of the Rube McCray Memorial Library present a book review and signing with local author Bill Thompson and his new book, Tuxedos and Pickup Trucks Sunday,
(Sunday) 3:00 pm
Rube McCray Memorial Library
301 Flemington Dr
The Whiteville High School Theatre Performing Arts Series presents a Haunted Theatre Tuesday, Oct. 29 and Thursday, Oct. 31 each night from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Whiteville High
The Whiteville High School Theatre Performing Arts Series presents a Haunted Theatre Tuesday, Oct. 29 and Thursday, Oct. 31 each night from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Whiteville High School Bowers Auditorium. Tickets are $5 each and money goes toward funding the WHS Theatre 2020 trip to Scotland.
(Tuesday) 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Whiteville High School
413 N Lee St
(Thursday) 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Trunk or Treat FREE, Pre-registration required for races
Halloween Trunk or Trot! Join us for the largest Community Trunk or Treat and running event in Columbus County! Bring your family to the free Trunk or Treat (30 trunks) open to the public. Register for our 1 Mile Fun Run (kids 12 and under), 5K or 10K. There will be a DJ, Medals for racers, and more!
Proceeds go to support our annual Pecan Festival!
127 W. Columbus St.
Whiteville, NC 28472-0707
P.O. Box 707
Whiteville, NC 28472-0707