Past Events

Pirate Jam

Teach's Point

The Pirate Jam is SUNDAY May 24, 3-7p, on the water in front of Teach's Point. Originally scheduled for Saturday, the Pirate Jam takes place 1 day later, on bright and rain-free Sunday, May 24. Coronavirus has cancelled Silospalooza, the annual music event on the big stage behind the Silos Restaurant. To observe social distancing constraints - and still have a great time - Saltwater Gold plays from Teach's Point to a floating audience. You paddle or row, power or sail to Teach's…

Free

Dragon Burn 2021

Red Rooster Bar 1111 Broad Street Extension, Oriental

The 3rd Annual Dragon Burn, hosted by the Pamlico Arts Council, has been rescheduled due to windy weather. The Dragon Burn is now Saturday April 3. What's a Dragon Burn? A dragon effigy is constructed behind the Red Rooster Bar (located behind the Silos Restaurant). Viewers gather to eat, drink, and listen to music beginning at 5p. The dragon burns after sundown. Attendance will be limited, following state guidelines for outdoor events.  This year guests will be the Dragon Drummers. Bring a wooden…

$25 – $50

Plein Air New Bern National Artist gathering

ArtWorks Oriental 518 South Water St, Oriental

Pamlico Arts Council along with ArtWorks Oriental present the Plein Air New Bern National Artist gathering, Friday May 14. Plein air is the centuries old tradition of painting the real world directly and on site. Artists can choose to paint with oils, pastels, acrylics, or watercolors. Twenty-eight artists from across the United States will be painting throughout Oriental all day May 14. People are welcome to watch the artists paint at various locations around Oriental, NC. Later that evening, please join us for…

Free

Gospel, Blues & BBQ

Red Rooster Bar 1111 Broad Street Extension, Oriental

Let the Blues get to you at the Second Annual Gospel, Blues and Barbecue, Saturday, June 26 at the Red Rooster (behind The Silos)  starting at 4p. This free concert features: The Gospel Ensemble, Joe Brown & The Band, Southern Hellcats, Big Jim Kohler Band, Shane & Jill Harris, & more. Out by the Red Rooster, there's BBQ, ribs, slaw, and more. Beer, wine and sodas available at the Red Rooster Bar.

Free

Pirate Jam 2021

Teach's Point

Music in the Creeks, A concert on the water - it's the 2021 Pirate Jam, September 4, 3-7p, on the water in front of Teach's Point

Free