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 featuring local activities as well as, concerts, plays, and other offerings at ECU. The Committee will also work to provide videos of featured programs so that they are available to all residents, even if they were unable to attend in person.
Access our previous Monthly Programs by clicking one of the links below: 
January 2024: The Manhattan Project and the Atomic Bomb, Then & Now with Cliff McFarland.
December 2023: River City Ringers Concert March 2022: Grape Growing & Wine Making on the East Coast
Video and Power Point Slides
January 2022: ECU Gospel Choir in a Christmas Concert at Cypress Landing
May 2023: An Evening of Jazz with the Carroll Dashiell Trio April 2021:Harpsichords: Enduring Artistic Creations. Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
April 2023:Climate Change Gardening for the South with Master Gardner Barbara J. Sullivan March 2021:Diplomacy through International Humanitarian Assistance
January 2023: Susan McIntyre presents, Ukraine: America's Involvement February 2021: From Dugouts to Sharpies:
A History of NC Boat Building with David Bennett
December 2022:Twisted Knot Holiday Concert at Cypress Landing January 2021: Unraveling the Mystery of FEMA with David Schmitt
April 2022: "Keeper" James Charlet: Stories of America's Forgotten Heros: The US Lifesaving Service January 2018: Tales of the Sea: Capt Ed Galston
Access work from our previous Artists of the Month by clicking one of the links below:
January '24: Steve Spaanborek June '23: Patrick Kinlaw
January '23: Bonnie Walker July '23: Alex Williford
February '23: Joan Neubert August '23: Patrick Kinlaw
March '23: MJ Peters September '23: Shelly Wingartner
April '23: Pat Wheelock October '23: FEATURED
May '23: Melanie Cherrillo November '22: Gail Baird
Resources for Events
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. Other platforms include Vimeo, Maestro, OVEE, and Remo. 
  2. Face-2-Face Events
    1. Enjoyment for All Activities List
    2. Explore the State VisitNC: Select Attractions, Events, Experiences, or Historical spots by region. Explore the NC Coastal, Piedmont, or Mountain regions.
    3. Arts & Culture - Museums, Symphony, & Tours
      1. Festivals
      2. Turnage Theatre/Arts of the Pamlico
      3. Beaufort Performing Arts Collective
      4. River Walk Gallery
    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