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Want to attend an Imagine Circus performance? All of our “open to the public” events are listed below–come see us in action! 

Mar
23
Sat
Wake N’ Shake Dance Marathon: Winston Salem, NC @ Wake Forest University
Mar 23 all-day
Wake N' Shake Dance Marathon: Winston Salem, NC @ Wake Forest University

Wake ‘N Shake is a 12-hour dance marathon at Wake Forest University, benefiting the Brian Piccolo Cancer Research Fund. For 12-hours, students, alumni, and faculty members come together to stay standing in support of all those affected by cancer, asking for donations in support of their participation.

Dickinson Avenue After Dark: Greenville, NC @ Dickinson Avenue
Mar 23 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Dickinson Avenue After Dark: Greenville, NC @ Dickinson Avenue

The all local and totally quirky beer festival March 23, 2019, from 7-10 pm! Showcasing breweries, cideries, & wineries east of I-95 plus food trucks, cupcakes, and other tasty treats. Listen to jams as you sip and sample at the region’s quirkiest beer festival.

Purchase tokens for $5 good for 1 pint of beer or one glass of wine. Purchase $1 tickets good for a sample pour of beer or wine.

Breweries:

BDD Brewing Company
Billy Beer
Koi Pond Brewing Company
Pitt Street Brewing
Tarboro Brewing Company
Trollingwood

Food Trucks:
Anita’s
Fully Loaded Fritters
Mari’s Hella Fat
Rock Springs
Jamerican Hot Dogs

More Fun:
Pops & Pucker (popcorn, nuts, doughnuts)
Patty Cakes Cupcakes
Nash Community College Brewing, Distilling & Fermentation program information

Mar
30
Sat
Hippie Fest: Lake City, SC
Mar 30 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Hippie Fest: Lake City, SC

Hippie Fest is a grassroots festival where free-spirited people from across the country gather to celebrate peace, love, and all things groovy! Returning to Lake City, SC Saturday March 30, 2019. Featuring live music, group camping, bohemian shopping, vintage hippie car show, DIY tie-dye, giant bubble garden, cirque performers, kids activities, delicious food, tipsy-hippie tiki bar, and more. All ages welcome. Kids 10 and under free. It’s groovy baby!

Due to crowd size and parking limitations, tickets must be reserved online in advance. Limited tickets remaining.

Apr
5
Fri
Classy Art Furniture Market Party “Gatsby Glam”: High Point, NC @ Classy Art
Apr 5 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Classy Art Furniture Market Party "Gatsby Glam": High Point, NC @ Classy Art

Art manufacturer Classy Art’s High Point Market kickoff party is the hottest of the weekend! This year’s theme “Gatsby Glam” so dress the part!

Apr
6
Sat
Celebration of the Military Child: Pinehurst, NC @ The Village Arboretum
Apr 6 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Celebration of the Military Child: Pinehurst, NC @ The Village Arboretum

Join the 8th Annual Celebration of the Military Child! Co-sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of the Sandhills, this fun-filled afternoon will include a free cookout and entertainment. There will be pony rides, a video game trailer, a bounce house, lawn games, and a strolling bubble artist. This event is free and is open to everyone!

Apr
13
Sat
Clayton’s 150th Anniversary: Clayton, NC @ Town of Clayton
Apr 13 all-day
Clayton's 150th Anniversary: Clayton, NC @ Town of Clayton

Come celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the town of Clayton! On behalf of the Clayton Historical Association, Clayton Mayor Jody McLeod is inviting everyone – whether you have lived here your whole life or are a recent transplant – to be part of our Sesquicentennial Celebration. Your experience in Clayton is a valuable piece of our larger story.

 

Town of Garner “Spring EGGstravaganza”: Garner, NC @ Lake Benson Park
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Town of Garner "Spring EGGstravaganza": Garner, NC @ Lake Benson Park

Garner’s Annual Spring EGGstravaganza will be held at Lake Benson Park on Saturday, April 13th, 10am-12:30pm.

All egg hunts begin promptly at designated times below:

Children 2 & Under: 10:30AM
Children 3-5: 11:00AM
Children 6-8: 11:30AM
Children 9-12: 12:00PM

The Easter Bunny will be on site for photo opportunities, along with vendors, games, crafts, music and more!

Apr
20
Sat
Hippie Fest: Caye, SC @ Historic Columbia Speedway
Apr 20 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Hippie Fest: Caye, SC @ Historic Columbia Speedway

Hippie Fest is a grassroots festival where free-spirited people from across the country gather to celebrate peace, love, and all things groovy! Coming to Historic Columbia Speedway in Cayce, SC Saturday April 20, 2019. Featuring live music, group camping, bohemian shopping, vintage hippie car show, DIY tie-dye, giant bubble garden, cirque performers, kids activities, delicious food, and more. All ages welcome. Kids 10 and under free. It’s groovy baby!

Due to crowd size and parking limitations, tickets must be reserved online in advance. Limited tickets remaining.

Apr
27
Sat
Laurinburg “SpringFest”: Laurinburg, NC @ Downtown Laurinburg, NC
Apr 27 all-day
Laurinburg "SpringFest": Laurinburg, NC @ Downtown Laurinburg, NC

Springfest brings together the Arts Council of Scotland County with the Laurinburg/Scotland County Chamber of Commerce, Scotland Memorial Foundation and Scotland County Parks and Recreation.

This arts festival will include a stage of music with performers from Scotland High School, the University of North Carolina Pembroke, and St. Andrews University. There will also be craft and food vendors, a chalk art contest, a community art project.

Town of Cary’s “Spring Daze” Arts & Crafts Festival: Cary, NC @ Fred G Bond Metro Park
Apr 27 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Town of Cary's "Spring Daze" Arts & Crafts Festival: Cary, NC @ Fred G Bond Metro Park

Join us as we celebrate the annual Spring Daze Arts & Crafts Festival in Fred G. Bond Metro Park, Cary’s 310-acre urban park. Nestled under the shady canopy of Bond Park, Spring Daze features over 170 North Carolina artists, entertainment on four stages, delicious festival food, and Cary’s annual Earth Day Celebration. Spring Daze features the best of North Carolina’s diverse arts and crafts community.

North Carolina Central University’s “Spring Fling”: Durham, NC @ NCCU
Apr 27 @ 11:56 am – 12:56 pm
North Carolina Central University's "Spring Fling": Durham, NC @ NCCU

Is it HOMECOMING again? No, but Spring Fling will surely make you think that. Join the Student Activities Board for a culmination of fun events and nothing less that the Ultimate Experience.

May
3
Fri
Kids Fest: Manteo, NC @ Roanoke Island Festival Park
May 3 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 am
Kids Fest: Manteo, NC @ Roanoke Island Festival Park

KidsFest will be a morning of hands-on crafts and activities for young children. We will have fire trucks, EMS & police vehicles, face painting, bubbles, ice cream, snowballs, music, arts and crafts, and much, much more.

May
4
Sat
ApexPeak Fest: Apex, NC @ Historic Downtown Apex
May 4 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
ApexPeak Fest: Apex, NC @ Historic Downtown Apex

Salem Street in historic downtown Apex will come alive during PeakFest!
 For more than thirty years, PeakFest has brought families together for a day of fun, food and fellowship. The event, which is referred to as an arts and crafts festival, has deep roots within the Apex community.  What started as a small community day in a school parking lot has grown into an event that draws hundreds of vendors and over 22,000 people to the streets of downtown Apex.  Every year, the Apex Festival Commission plans a bigger and more exciting day.

PeakFest is the largest public event in Apex and, it is about more than fun.  Live music all day, artist of every kind (jewelry, pottery, watercolor and acrylic), entertainment for the kids, food that you would find at the fair, and so much more!

Fest in the West: Cary, NC @ USA Baseball Thomas Brooks Park
May 4 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Fest in the West: Cary, NC @ USA Baseball Thomas Brooks Park

You don’t want to miss Western Cary’s Signature Festival!

Fest in the West is presented by CaryCitizen in partnership with the Town of Cary. Enjoy food, beer, music, activities for the whole family, and an arts and crafts village!
May
9
Thu
Lake Eden Arts Festival (LEAF) “Breaking Ground:” Black Mountain, NC @ Lake Eden
May 9 – May 12 all-day
Lake Eden Arts Festival (LEAF) "Breaking Ground:" Black Mountain, NC @ Lake Eden

LEAF Festival is an inter-generational celebration of world culture that uses music, arts, and creativity to champion artistic expression, instill cultural competency, and build a diverse & welcoming community.

“They say the creation of a thousand forests lies in a single acorn. One word, one choice, one gesture no matter how seemingly small, has the power to transform this world for the better. For the 48th LEAF Festival, we’ve scoured the globe to select artists who are architects of positive change using the strength & resilience of their creative expression to uplift our communities. Artist who defy expectation, remaining true to their path allowing authenticity to guide them to ever higher heights of accomplishment & impact.. Artists who value the importance of planting deep roots as much as reaching for the stars. As LEAF Community Arts approaches a new phase in its legacy with the creation of a year round Global Arts Center, we welcome one and all to gather at the beautiful Lake Eden to celebrate this new inspiring chapter in our journey together. Bring your hopes, your dreams, your families, and an open heart for a world culture celebration you will never forget.”  ~ Ehren Cruz, Artistic Director

May
11
Sat
Hippie Fest: Salisbury, NC @ Rowan County Fair Grounds
May 11 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Hippie Fest: Salisbury, NC @ Rowan County Fair Grounds

Hippie Fest is a grassroots festival where free-spirited people from across the country gather to celebrate peace, love, and all things groovy! Returning to Rowan County Fairground in Salisbury, NC May 11 & 12, 2019. Featuring live music, bohemian shopping, vintage hippie car show, DIY tie-dye, giant bubble garden, cirque performers, kids activities, delicious food, tipsy-hippie tiki bar, and more. All ages welcome. Kids 10 and under free. It’s groovy baby!

Note: Due to crowd size and parking limitations, tickets must be reserved online in advance. Limited tickets remaining.

Jun
5
Wed
137th Annual State Convention & Mid-West Funeral Trade Show: Louisville, KY @ Kentucky Expo Center & Crown Plaza Hotel
Jun 5 all-day
137th Annual State Convention & Mid-West Funeral Trade Show: Louisville, KY @ Kentucky Expo Center & Crown Plaza Hotel

Visit Kentucky’s Mardi Gras Carnival at the 137th annual State Convention & Mid-West Funeral Trade Show!

Jun
11
Tue
Boonville Community Library Hoop Jam: Boonville, NC @ Boonville Community Public Library
Jun 11 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Boonville Community Library Hoop Jam: Boonville, NC @ Boonville Community Public Library

Join Imagine Circus at Boonville Community Public Library for a hoop performance followed by an interactive hoop jam. Get in on the action– move your body and let your creativity shine! This family friendly event is open to the public

Jun
25
Tue
Hickory Public Library Presents “Time With Tain”: Hickory, NC @ Ridgeview Recreation Center
Jun 25 @ 10:00 am – 3:45 pm
Hickory Public Library Presents "Time With Tain": Hickory, NC @ Ridgeview Recreation Center

Come out to see “Time With Tain,” a one-man comedic circus show featuring a variety of colorful juggling props and interactive elements. Keeping audiences laughing and engaged, this show is a must see for the whole family!

Two Shows!

10 am show

Ridgeview Recreation Center

700 1st St SW

Hickory, NC 28602

3 PM show

Patrick Beaver Memorial Library

375 3rd St NE

Hickory, NC 28601

 

Jun
26
Wed
John L. Throckmorton Library Presents “It’s Showtime at Your Library with Imagine Circus”: Fayetteville, NC @ John L. Throckmorton Library
Jun 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
John L. Throckmorton Library Presents "It's Showtime at Your Library with Imagine Circus": Fayetteville, NC @ John L. Throckmorton Library

You’re in for a treat! It’s Showtime at Your Library with Katie and Kaci from Imagine Circus. They’ll share what it’s like behind the scenes as a circus performer, as well as the fun, sweat, and tears that goes into creating performances. This show will inspire you to move, be creative, eat healthy, and realize that all the world’s a stage! At the end of the show, get a chance to ask Katie and Kaci questions!


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