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Jordan Parah's "Waterfall" will be included in the Wilson Arts sculpture invitational exhibit.

Explore sculptures in Wilson Arts show

For Wide Awake
| June 8, 2022

Sculptors from all over North Carolina, including a representation of local artists from the Wilson ...

The cast of "Motown Revue" rehearses for the June 25 show.

Take a musical journey at ‘Motown Revue’

For Wide Awake
| June 8, 2022

Vision Community Theatre Group will celebrate its 15th anniversary with a return to the Boykin stage...

Check out the vendors at the Wilson Spring Expo, including Greenlight, presenter for the May 21 event at the Wilson County Fairgrounds.

Check out the vendors at Spring Expo

For Wide Awake
| May 3, 2022

The Wilson Chamber of Commerce will host its Wilson Spring Expo presented by Greenlight Community Br...

Maureen O'Neill is one of the featured artists in "Impact," opening May 5.

Wilson Arts

Teachers and students join in Wilson Art Center show

For Wide Awake
| May 3, 2022

Wilson Arts will showcase the strength and diversity of art education programs throughout community ...

The British Invaders will play at Gig in the Park on Thursday, May 5, at the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park.

Gig in the Park

May concerts feature British tunes, ’80s and ’90s hits

For Wide Awake
| May 3, 2022

Gig in the Park has two May concerts that will be sure to draw the crowds. British Invaders, a top B...

Bill Jordan explores color in the photography exhibit "Unseen Wilson: Motion and Color." Philip "Dutch" Bagley explores motion.

Eyes on Main Street

Photo show explores motion and color

For Wide Awake
| May 3, 2022

Two photographers will share gallery space May 4-28 at the Eyes on Main Street Gallery. The show is ...

The Collage Dance Collective will perform in Wilson on Wednesday, May 4.

Wilson Arts

Professional dancers perform Wednesday at Boykin Center

For Wide Awake
| May 3, 2022

The Collage Dance Collective will bring its touring company to Wilson’s Edna Boykin Cultural Center ...

Susan S. Webb is one of the artsts in "Spring Surprise."

Wilson artists featured in 'Spring Surprise'

For Wide Awake
| May 2, 2022

Wilson Active Artists members will host an art opening, “Spring Surprise,” in the Hammond Art Ga...

Maggie Society volunteers walk four of the dogs in the group’s foster program on a recent afternoon. The canine rescue non-profit’s largest fundraiser of the year, Maggiepalooza, is coming up May 7 from 8 a.m. until noon in conjunction with the opening day of the Wilson Farmers and Artisan Market at the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park. From left are Amy Hodge walking Bubby, Renny Wheeler walking Rella, Pam Small with Miffy and Tim Winks with Bailey.

Have some fun and help the pups

By Janelle Clevinger
| April 30, 2022

What if I told you that you might find your new best friend on May 7 of this year? In downtown Wilso...

Black Creek Library will offer a craft kit to make a special Valentine's Day card this month.

Library plans Black History Month and Valentine’s Day programs

January 31, 2022

You’re going to love the Wilson County Public Library’s February programs. Celebrate Black History M...

Miguel Elizalde's work will be exhibited in Barton Art Galleries through Feb. 23.


Gallery presents ‘Grounding Whispers’ exhibition and installation

For the Times
| January 18, 2022

Barton Art Galleries presents “Grounding Whispers Infrasound Recordings of Wilson,” an exhibition an...


Archivist plans presentation on Wake Forest history

For The Enterprise
| January 13, 2022

WILSON — Charles Edward “Ed” Morris will present “Wake Forest College: I’d Walk a 100 Miles for a Ca...

Morgan Nygard, Corbin Nygard and Cory Nygard pose for a selfie while riding the Train of Lights on Thursday evening.


‘A lot of smiles’ on Train of Lights

By Drew C. Wilson
| December 10, 2021

Attendance has been high for Wilson’s Train of Lights this year. “Through the first four nights, th...

The Mt. Olive Pickle Co.’s mascot, Ollie, will be on hand for selfies and family snapshots during the New Year’s Pickle Drop at the University of Mount Olive.

New Year’s pickle drop returning to Mount Olive

For the Times
| November 30, 2021

MOUNT OLIVE — The New Year’s Eve Pickle in Mount Olive will make its official drop into 2022 on the ...

Wendell’s town Christmas tree is shown following the tree-lighting ceremony during the Wendell Wonderland celebration in 2019.

Wake County

Wendell Wonderful seeks to spread holiday spirit

For Wide Awake
| November 24, 2021

WENDELL — After a one-year hiatus, Wendell Wonderland is back on with a lineup of family activities...

The Tobacco Farm Life Museum's Drive Through Christmas Village returns in December.

Johnston County

Christmas Village returns to Tobacco Farm Life Museum

For Wide Awake
| November 24, 2021

KENLY — The Tobacco Farm Life will stage its Drive Through Christmas Village during the first thre...

Capt. Caleb of Jurassic Quest poses with an animatronic dinosaur. More than 100 of the life-sized creatures will invade Raleigh beginning Friday as part of a weekend event.

Jurassic Quest dinosaur experience coming to Raleigh

For The Enterprise
| November 15, 2021

RALEIGH — The largest and most realistic dinosaur exhibit in North America is back, bigger and bette...

This year's book sale will be held at the library during the N.C. Whirligig Festival instead of in the Bookmobile.

NC Whirligig Festival

Book sale moves to the library this year

For Wide Awake
| November 4, 2021

This year’s annual Friends of Wilson County Public Library will still be held during the N.C. Whirli...

The popular Greg's Garden Art will be back at the festival this year.

NC Whirligig Festival

There are lots of shopping options at the Whirligig Festival

For Wide Awake
| November 4, 2021

Vendors will line streets of downtown Wilson Nov. 6 and 7 at the N.C. Whirligig Festival. With the v...

Lots of favorite festival food items will be sold at this year's N.C. Whirligig Festival.

NC Whirligig Festival

Look for your favorite foods at Whirligig Festival

For Wide Awake
| November 4, 2021

What are you craving at this year’s N.C. Whirligig festival?  Is it funnel cakes or cotton candy?  W...

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