Monster trucks and MS Bike Ride also scheduled

1. Alive at Five

The North Tower Band is scheduled to perform a free concert from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Jaycee Park, 807 Shepard St., on the Morehead City Waterfront.

The band plays a variety of beach, oldies and top 40 music and is known for such songs as “Paula” and “Chasin’ Dreams.”

The concert was originally scheduled for last week but postponed because of Tropical Storm Hermine.

The performance is part of the Downtown Morehead City Revitalization Association Alive at Five concert series. Those planning to attend can bring lawn chairs and blankets, but coolers and outside beverages are not permitted. Beverages will be available for purchase.

For more information, call 808-0440 or go online to www.downtownmoreheadcity.com.

2. Monster trucks

The Newport Flea Mall off U.S. 70 has scheduled its Monster Truck Jam from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Advance adult tickets are $18 or $20 at the gate. Children 6 to 12 are $8, and children 5 and under are free.

For more information, call 223-4019 or go online to www.newportfleamall.com.

3. Train Wreck to perform

The band Train Wreck is scheduled to perform beginning at 9 p.m. Friday at the Salt Lounge in Emerald Isle.

The Greenville-based group plays a variety of party music from the 1980s, 1990s and today.

For more information, call 354-2740 or go online to www.saltei.com.

4. Bike MS ride

Bike MS: Historic New Bern Ride 2016 is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday in New Bern, with about 2,000 riders expected.

Union Point Park serves as the start and finish area for the two-day ride.

Registration is $55, with a minimum $300 in pre-race fundraising, with proceeds going to support multiple sclerosis research.

There are multiple route and distance options.

For more information, call 855-372-1331.

5. ArtWalk

Friday night will bring the monthly ArtWalk and ARTcrawl self-guided tours to downtown New Bern.

Activities are from 5 to 8 p.m. at a variety of galleries, studios, art-related shops and supporting stores and restaurants.

An ArtWalk highlight this month will be at the Bank of the Arts, 317 Middle St., with the opening of the Craven Arts Council’s “Mum’s the Word” in Main Gallery. It will be on exhibit through the Oct. 9 and 10 Mumfest.

One of the ARTcrawl features will be live music by The Spread in the Isaac Taylor Garden, 228 Craven St. It features Chris Jones on piano/vocals, the sweet sultry vocals of Kathryn Morgan, Chris Taylor on guitar, Will Phetterplace keeping the beat on drums, Phil Wilson on bass and Elton Daniels tapping percussion.

For more information, go online to www.cravenarts.org or communityartistwill.org.