'Sound of Music' to open in New Bern

1. Jim Quick and Coastline to perform

Jim Quick and Coastline are scheduled to perform a free concert from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday as part of the Alive at Five concert series at Jaycee Park on the Morehead City Waterfront.

The band is known for its selection of beach and party music.

Those attending can bring chairs and blankets, but coolers and outside beverages are not permitted. Beverages will be available for purchase at the park.

The Downtown Morehead City organization puts on the concert series, which includes Mikele Buck on Aug. 4, the Jan Michael Fields Band on Aug. 18 and North Tower on Sept. 1.

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

2. Eagles tribute band to play on Friday night

On the Border, an Eagles tribute band, is scheduled to perform from 8 to 10 p.m. Friday at the Carteret Community Theatre in Morehead City.

Tickets range from $25 to $35.

Carteret Community Theatre is located at 1311 Arendell St., in Morehead City.

For more information, call 497-8919 or go online to www.carteretcommunitythreatre.com.

3. RiverTowne Players to put on ‘Sound of Music’

The RiverTowne Players are scheduled to perform “The Sound of Music” at the Masonic Theatre, 514 Hancock St., New Bern.

Performances are scheduled for 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and again on July 28, 29 and Aug. 4 and 5. There are also 3 p.m. shows on Sunday and July 30.

Tickets are $16 in advance, $19 at the door and $10 for students.

The cast includes Jessica Tyson as Maria Rainer and Tim Price as Captain von Trapp. This duo is joined by more than 30 child and adult actors, singers and dancers.

It is directed by Bethany Bondurant, with musical direction by Amanda Kennedy. It is produced by Susie Tilley.

For more information, go online to www.rivertowneplayers.org.

4. Tryon Palace to host Multicultural Fair

Tryon Palace in New Bern has scheduled a Multicultural Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday.

Representatives from various cultural groups will have informational booths, demonstrations, and displays. The fair will also include art and craft vendors as well as performances from various cultural groups inside the N.C. History Center, with at least one per hour.

Crafts and games for children will also be included.

The event is free to the public.

For more information, call 639-3500 or go online to www.tryonpalace.org.

5. Bears to play free concert

The Bears oldies band is scheduled to perform a free concert from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the gazebo at Union Point Park in New Bern.

The band features Doo Wop harmonies, British Invasion beats and golden age rock n roll.

Lawn chairs, blankets and picnic baskets are encouraged.

For more information, call Nicole Dewar of New Bern Parks and Recreation at 639-2902.