Hello and welcome to our March Events page for Pamlico County! With your help, I am attempting to combine monthly events from the ENTIRE COUNTY. If you have something to include for March or April (or see a needed correction) please email me: downinthecountyPC@gmail.com
March 1, Tuesday
Pamlico County Primary School and the Arapahoe Charter School celebrates Read Across America with a spirit week
PCHS Softball home vs. West Craven, 4 p.m.
PCHS basketball 4th Rd State Playoffs
PCHS Track home, 4 p.m.
March 2, Wednesday
PCHS Baseball home vs. New Bern, 5 p.m.
PCHS Softball home vs. Ayden Grifton, 6 p.m.
March 4, Friday
PCHS Baseball home vs. West Craven, 6 p.m.
March 5, Saturday
The Village Gallery welcomes Kevin Fetzer as March’s Guest Artist of the Month. There will be an Artist’s Reception at the gallery from 2 – 5p, featuring Kevin and his work.
March 6, Sunday
Community Prayer for Our Nation, Holt's Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church, 2 p.m.
March 7, Monday
PCHS Track, 4 p.m.
Board of Commissioners meeting, Courtroom on the second floor of the Pamlico County Courthouse, 7 p.m.
Arapahoe Charter School Book Fair March 7-14
March 8, Tuesday
Pamlico County Public Library —Photographer and Down in the County author Andrea Bruce gives a presentation of her work (PCHS) (free), 2 p.m.
PCHS Baseball home vs. Ayden Grifton 6 p.m.
Arapahoe Charter School Book Fair/Title I Night with free hot dog/chips 5:30-7:30 p.m.
March 9, Wednesday
Blood Drive, American Red Cross at Nutrien Employee Center in Aurora. You don’t have to be an employee to participate.
March 11, Friday
Oriental’s History Museum honors the men and women from Oriental who served in WWII with a new exhibit running March 11 - July 30
March 12, Saturday
Kid's St. Patrick's Day Party, Stonewall United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, Crafts, games, refreshments, 2-4 p.m.
March 13, Sunday
Caleb Monk travels to Charlotte to compete at the Carolina Panthers Regional Spelling
March 14, Monday
NAACP monthly meeting, Senior Service Building in Alliance, 6 p.m. (monthly)
March 16, Tuesday
March 17, Thursday
PCHS Baseball home vs. Washington, 6 p.m.
March 18, Friday
PCHS Baseball home vs. White Oak 6 p.m.
March 19, Saturday
Oriental Dragon Burn, Red Rooster, 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 5 p.m. This is a ticketed event and membership drive. $25 for individuals, or $50 gets you and your family in the gate and signed as a member for the Pamlico County Arts Council. (Arapahoe Charter School student Jenna Walker has artwork selected to represent the Dragon Burn on promotional t-shirts)
The Oriental Woman’s Club’s 2022 Chowder Cook-off, at the Oriental Marina Harbor. Music this year is from Hoff n Finch. $10 ticket gets you a chance to taste different kinds of chowders and vote for your fave to win the People’s Choice Award. It’s a fundraiser for OWC’s charitable works & community service, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
March 20, Sunday
March 21, Monday
Board of Commissioners meeting, Courtroom located on the second floor of the Pamlico County Courthouse, 7 p.m.
March 22, Tuesday
Pamlico County Middle School Baseball/Softball home vs. Tucker Creek 4 p.m.
PCHS Baseball and Softball home vs. Southside, 6 p.m.
Mach 24, Thursday
Pamlico County Middle School Baseball/Softball home vs. Havelock Middle, 4 p.m.
March 25, Friday
PCHS Baseball/Softball home vs. Lejeune, 6 p.m.
March 26, Saturday
PAWS Pet Parade, Lou Mac Park, 11 a.m. Dogs and their humans can register from 10-11a that morning at the Lou Mac Park staging area. The entry fee is $5 per dog.
March 28, Monday
Pamlico Heritage Center Snapshot Meeting, Stan Allen of New Bern will talk about the history of China Grove Plantation, 7 p.m.
March 31, Thursday
Pamlico County Middle School Baseball/Softball home vs. West Craven, 4 p.m.