June is jam-packed with several events set to take place in Greenville, NC. Whether you’re visiting the area for business or for pleasure, there’s something going on for everyone to enjoy. Below you can find a list of detailed events for you to take advantage of during your stay to Greenville, NC.
UPTOWN GREENVILLE UMBRELLA MARKET
A weekly open-air night market. You’ll shop fresh produce, meats, seafood, handmade arts, jewelry, antiques, vintage items, homemade bath products, baked goods, local craft brew and more! The market is held every Wednesday evening 5:00-8:00pm, May 2nd through August 29th. Join us for a night of live music, community, and local wares!
TRIVIA NIGHT AT CROSSBONES
Test your skills each Wednesday at Crossbones Tavern with Trivia Night. Trivia starts at 8pm and lasts until 10pm every Wednesday night.
THE BIRDS BY ARISTOPHANES
The Birds By Aristophanes Adapted and Directed by Jason Coale In this classic Greek comedy with a modern/local spin, two intrepid travelers depart Eastern North Carolina in search of greener pastures. Their journey takes them on an adventure to start a city with the birds and an epic battle with Zeus himself. This original adaptation is full of humor, music and dance. Psylo Joe will be on hand to create the improvised psychedelic funk sound that our birds love so well. You are sure to love these bird brained antics! May 31st – June 10th.
2018 SUMMER CAMPS: WEEK JUNE 4-8
MINI MASTERS’ CAMPS AGES 3 TO 5 Morning Camp Zootropolis 9am until 12noon Watch out! Nature and art combine worlds in this cool camp perfect for guys and gals! Learn how to build all kinds of animals and their dwellings. Campers will learn about the unique characteristics of their favorite creepy crawlers and fun flyers as we create one-of-a-kind artwork inspired by the nature that surrounds us every Ages: 3 to 5 (must be potty trained) Spaces Available: 20 Cost: $85 for emerge members, $125 for emerge non-members REG CODE: MM-0
EMERGING ARTIST CAMPS GRADE K TO 5 Morning Camp Contemporary Masterpieces 9am until 12noon Your camper will study the fascinating techniques used by famous modern artists and learn to create their own modern masterpieces. Clay, painting, photography, and sculpture will be explored. Grade K to 5 Cost: $85 for emerge members, $125 for emerge non-members REG CODE: EA-01 Afternoon Camp Discovering Textiles: Cut, Dye, Alter 1pm until 4pm Let your children make their own impression in this world! Sign up for Silk painting is a very unique craft. The ink used soaks into the silk, providing ample opportunities to try different techniques and patterns. Students will also explore various fabric activities including sewing, fabric collages and more. Campers walk away having learned something valuable, and have a beautiful piece of art to show for it. Grade K to 5 Spaces Available: 20 Cost: $85 for emerge members, $125 for emerge non-members REG CODE: EA-02 All Day Camp – June 4 – 8 Emerging Artists 9am until 4pm Sign up your child for both the morning camp, “Contemporary Masterpieces” and the afternoon camp “Discovering Textiles: Cut, Dye, Alter,” with this all day option. Lunch bunch is included in all day camp packages. Please be sure to pack a bagged lunch for your child. Grade K to 5 (Children will be divided into age appropriate classes) Spaces Available: 20 Cost: $195 for members of Emerge, $235 for non-members (Number of children accepted depends upon morning & afternooon enrollment. Register early to ensure your spot) REG CODE: EA-03 ____________________________________________________________
ADVANCED YOUTH CAMPS GRADE 6 & UP Morning Camp Clay Sculptures 9am until 12noon Are you ready to get 3 dimensional!? Campers will utilize clay as they create one-of-a-kind, complex sculptures utilizing a variety of handbuilding techniques and glazing applications. Participants will create functional sculptures including, but not limited to birdbaths, garden ornaments, cookie jars and more. Grade 6 & up Spaces Available: 20 Cost: $85 for emerge members, $125 for emerge non-members REG CODE: AY-01 Afternoon Camp Drawing Fundamentals 1pm until 4pm Are you interested in learning to draw or perfecting your work? Drawing is a way of communicating and seeing the world that surrounds us. This class will help you learn the principles of design, perspective, and composition. Each class will focus on a specific demonstration and strategy. Participants will work on lessons in class and group sharing of work will be encouraged. Grade 6 & up Spaces Available: 20 Cost: $85 for emerge members, $125 for emerge non-members REG CODE: AY-02 All Day Camp – June 4 – 8 Advanced Youth 9am until 4pm Sign up for both the morning camp, “Clay Sculptures,” and the afternoon camp “Drawing Fundamentals,” with this all day option. Lunch bunch is included in all day camp packages. Please be sure to pack a bagged lunch. *We ask that all advanced art camp all day participants remain at our facility during the lunch hour. We do not allow participants to leave our facility without written permission. Grade 6 & up Spaces Available: 20 Cost: $195 for members of Emerge, $235 for non-members (Number of children accepted depends upon morning & afternooon enrollment. Register early to ensure your spot) REG CODE: AY-03
ZUMBA IN THE PARK
Bring your friends, co-workers, and family as everyone is encouraged to come out for this FREE community series every Thursday at 6pm April – June and exercise with us at the Greenville Town Common. In the event of inclement weather all events will occur the following week; same day, same time.
June 8, 2018 through June 16, 2018
Full Length Musical, Comedy Purlie Victorious, that strutting, new fangled preacher man is back home and he wants a church and he wants freedom. Witty, memorable music and a whole lotta of fun unfold as Purlie outmaneuvers ol’ Colonel and gets his girl Lutiebelle (or she gets him!). From the composers of Shenandoah.
SUP YOGA WITH MOXIE YOGA
June 8, 2018 through June 30, 2018
It’s that time of year again!!! SUP yoga starts Friday, June the 1st!!! This season we are adding Saturday classes! Join us Friday and Saturday mornings at 9am on the Tar River at Port Terminal in Greenville. We’ll have a BRAND NEW fleet of paddleboards and Kelly will be leading the yoga flow. Get on board! (Get it?!????) For more information and to reserve your spot, message us or email Kelly directly at email@example.com.
NIGHT PADDLE WITH KNEE DEEP ADVENTURES
Did you miss our last night adventure? No worries! We’re hosting another night paddle on June 9th @ 8pm in Greenville! Let our guides show you what lurks in the dark while we light up the river with our glow sticks, flashlights and headlamps. Limited spaces are available so sign up sooner than later.
SUNDAY IN THE PARK (THE WANNABES)
Bring your blankets and chairs for this free concert from 7pm – 8:30pm.
SUMMER AGRI-CULTURAL MARKETS IN FARMVILLE
June 12, 2018 5:00pm – 7:30pm
Summer is here! Enjoy fresh local produce, craft beer, local art and crafts at Farmville’s Duck-Rabbit Brewery. No need to cook dinner…Food trucks will be on site!
CONCERT ON THE COMMON
Join IBX Media, the City of Greenville, and Uptown Greenville for a new concert series: Concert on the Common. Enjoy live music, food trucks, beer and wine, and more! June 13th: On the Border (Eagles Tribute Band) July 11th: Band of Oz
MOVIE IN THE PARK
The City of Greenville presents the free Movie in the Park featuring Wonder Friday, June 15 starting at 8:30pm at the Town Common. Vendors open at 7:30pm.
EAST CAROLINA PIANO FESTIVAL
The East Carolina Piano Festival brings together internationally acclaimed artists and talented young pianists to eastern North Carolina for a week of exciting concerts, masterclasses, and exploration of art of piano performance from varied and wide-ranging perspectives. Young Artist Program participants will work closely with East Carolina University piano faculty and guest artists in an intensive yet encouraging and supportive atmosphere to strive for the highest artistic standards. The focus will be on discovering one’s own voice and conviction as a musician and exploring new possibilities through sharing ideas and experiences with peers and seasoned faculty & guest artists. In addition to piano faculty at East Carolina School of Music, distinguished guest artists for the 2018 festival will include Hungarian pianist Peter Frankl, Israeli-American pianist Benjamin Hochman, and American pianist Andrew Tyson. There will be three public concerts by the faculty & guest artists, as well as final concerts by the Young Artist Program participants. Saturday, June 23, 7:30pm Featuring guest and faculty artists Benjamin Hochman, Yukiko Sekino, Keiko Sekino, Kwan Yi and John O’Brien, Ravel, Bizet and others.
GREENVILLE GROOVES MUSICAL FESTIVAL
June 29, 2018 5:00pm – 8:00pm
Greenville is ready to groove again! Join us at the Greenville Five Points Plaza for the 5th Annual Carroll Dashiell Greenville Grooves Music Festival on June 29 at 5:00 p.m. This year’s free concert features the return of the Carroll Dashiell Motown R&B Classic Show. The free event will also include food and beverages from a variety of vendors and activities for children, making it a great time for the whole family.
Whether you’re in town for a pleasurable vacation or here for business, Microtel Greenville is proud to offer you the best accommodations in town at affordable and competitive prices. Our staff is made up of some of the friendliest and accommodating individuals eager to share with you these exciting times and events in Greenville. Let us pamper and accommodate you during your stay in Greenville, NC.