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April 2017 NC Events


“Something Rotten” A Musical Comedy
When: April 7th – 8th from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Durham Performing Arts Center, Durham NC
What: This is a musical comedy about two brothers, Nick and Nigel, who set out to write the first Musical. They meet a soothsayer who foretells the future of their endeavors. This has a combination of singing, dancing, and acting at the same time. For more information, please visit: www.dpacnc.com

Pirate Fest 2017
When: April 7th from 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Where: Greenville, NC
What: Pirates of all ages will come together on the banks of the Tar River in Greenville to enjoy live music, unique foods, an art sale, many roaming pirates, carnival, parade, and a costume contest. Music will be played by opening act Rebekah Todd and the Odyssey, then followed by Rusted Root. For more information, please visit: www.piratefestnc.com

North Carolina Azalea Festival
When: April 8th from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Third and Market St. Wilmington, NC
What: This amazing festival is viewed by over 100,000 people each year. Come on down and enjoy this event that will showcase a parade that has floats, marching units and bands, clowns and horses, visiting celebrities, The Azalea Queen and Princess, and the Queens court. They do note that no pets are allowed. For more information, please visit: www.ncazaleafestival.org

Conundrum’s Beer Tasting in the Dark: La Biere Noire
When: April 13th and 14th from 7 PM to 9 PM
Where: 1 Battle Square Asheville, NC
What: Are you a beer enthusiast? Can you distinguish between local IPA’s? How do your favorite beers hold up in a blind taste test? Answer these questions by taking the trip to La Biere Noire. Experience craft beer as you have never done before in the Conundrum’s exclusive Red Room events space. For more information, please visit: entertheconundrum.com

9th Annual Hillsborough Arts and Craft Show
When: April 15th from 10:00 AM to 4 PM
Where: 150 E. King St. Hillsborough, NC
What: Hillsborough is having its 9th annual arts and craft show which will exhibit original art pieces by the local artisans. They will also feature food, beer, wine, ice cream, and music during the day. This event is being organized by the Hillsborough Arts council. Best of all admission is free! For more information, please visit: hillsboroughartscouncil.org

2017 Carolina Cup
When: April 19th – 23rd Starting at 6 PM
Where: Wrightsville Beach, NC
What: The 2017 Carolina Cup is the official start of the SUP (Stand Up Paddle) race season. People from all over will compete to win 1 of 4 different categorized races. First is the kid’s course, then the Harbor Island Recreational “fun” Race, the Money Island Open Race, and lastly the ultimate challenge of the 13.2 mile Elite Graveyard Race. This competition has grown over the years to be one of the top SUP races in the “world!” gathering as many as 800 racers. For more information, please visit: wrightsvillebeachpaddleclub.com

29th Annual Mebane Dogwood Festival
When: April 21st – 22nd
Where: Mebane, NC
What: Since 1988, Mebane has thrown the Annual Dogwood Festival, and this year is no different! They kick off the weekend festival on Friday with a golf tournament, 5k Race, then at 7 PM a concert from the Mason Lovette Band on the downtown streets of Mebane. Vendors will start selling concessions later that night with carnival rides being offered as well. Saturday morning the streets will be littered with vendors selling all sorts of items. For more information, please visit: www.mbamebane.com

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