The Cultural and Education Committee provides programs for entertainment and education featuring artists and artistic expression through monthly programs and online resources. The Committee also provides a regional calendar under normal conditions. With COVID-19 restrictions, all programming is offered electronically.

Clickable Calendar: 
Access our previous Monthly Programs by clicking one of the links below: 
April 2023:Climate Change Gardening for the South with Master Gardner Barbara J. Sullivan April 2021:Harpsichords: Enduring Artistic Creations.
(3 Parts)
January 2023:Susan McIntyre presents, Ukraine: America's Involvement March 2021:Diplomacy through International Humanitarian Assistance
December 2022:Twisted Knot Holiday Concert at Cypress Landing
April 2022: "Keeper" James Charlet: Stories of America's Forgotten Heros: The US Lifesaving Service January 2021: Unraveling the Mystery of FEMA with David Schmitt
January 2022: ECU Gospel Choir in a Christmas Concert at Cypress Landing  
Access work from our previous Artists of the Month by clicking one of the links below:
January '23: Bonnie Walker July '23: Alex Williford
February '23: Joan Neubert August '23: Patrick Kinlaw
March '23: MJ Peters September '23: FEATURED
April '23: Pat Wheelock October '22: Stephanie Perkins
May '23: Melanie Cherrillo November '22: Gail Baird
June '23: Patrick Kinlaw
December '22: Pat Carlson
Resources for Events and Edification
A myriad of online events (free and ticketed) exist, allowing you to enjoy live or recorded content within every category under the sun.
  1. Virtual Events
    1. A quick Google search for "free online events" or "virtual events about __________" will result in a great list. Get specific with your Google request if you have a particular interest. Oftentimes, current/upcoming events will be ticketed.
    2. If you would prefer free events, YouTube is always a great place to begin your search.
  2. Face-2-Face Events: Looking to get out of the house or go on a day trip? Here are some resources
    1. Explore the State VisitNC: Select Attractions, Events, Experiences, or Historical spots by region. Explore the NC Coastal, Piedmont, or Mountain regions.
    2. Arts & Culture - Museums, Symphony, & Tours
      1. Festivals
      2. Turnage Theatre/Arts of the Pamlico
    3. Family Fun
    4. Fishing & Hunting
    5. History
      1. Self-Guided Tours of Washington, NC
      2. Historic Town of Bath, NC
    6. Parks & Recreation
      1. Rent bicycles (single/tandem), e-bikes, golf carts, kayaks, paddle boards, & stand-up paddle boards (SUP)
        1. Inner Banks Outfitters (IBXO)
        2. River Vibes
      2. NC National Parks