1. Plastic modelers show: The Eastern Carolina Plastic Modelers organization has scheduled DownEastCon 2018 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Havelock Tourist and Event Center. The theme of the show is “The United States Marines.” Admission for modelers is $10 for adults, age 18 and over, unlimited entries, and spouses are free. It is free for juniors under age 18 with a model entry. General admission is $5 or $10 for a family pass of three or more people. Vendors will be on hand and there will be a raffle and a silent auction. For more information go online to ecpmod.com or call Jay Roig at 349-3741. Also call John Ratzenberger at 573-9016 or 480-0752, or email firstname.lastname@example.org, or contact Andy Fulcher at 726-9138 or 725-5921, or email email@example.com.
2. Fort Macon concert: The Friends of Fort Macon Summer Concert Series continues with a performance by the acoustic duo Wild Honey from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday at Fort Macon. The Swansboro group is comprised of Angie Cooper on vocals and rhythm guitar, and Matt Miller, who sings backup and plays guitar, mandolin, banjo and harmonica. They perform a variety of country, rock and blues music. The performance is free, though donations will be accepted. In the event of bad weather, the performance will be moved indoors to the visitor center. Those attending can bring picnic dinners, blankets and lawn chairs. Pets and alcohol are prohibited. The concert series wraps up with a performance of 4 Ever All at 6:30 p.m. on July 27. Fort Macon is located at the east end of Fort Macon Road in Atlantic Beach. For more information, call 726-3775 or 447-1625.
3. ArtWalk: The monthly New Bern ArtWalk is scheduled from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday in downtown New Bern. The free self-guided tour includes 35 galleries, studios, supporting businesses and restaurants. As part of the event, the Craven Arts Council & Gallery will present the work of husband-and-wife photographers Scott and artist Susan Sirkin. Craven Arts Councils also presents the work of Ryan Fox in the Director’s Gallery. Fine Art at Baxters on Pollock Street presents “Glass Sculpture & Painting” with David Goldhagen and Holly Nettles. Goldhagen’s offers sculptural forms and massive hand-blown glass platters. Nettles is known for her impressionistic paintings, inspired by nature and simple pleasures. Community Artists Gallery & Studios will have its Artists of the Month — photographer Joya Barnett and painter Belinda Scheber — along with music by jazz guitarist Phil Owens. For more information, call 638-2577 or go online to www.cravenarts.org.
4. Civic Theatre show: The New Bern Civic Theatre, 414 Pollock St., New Bern, keeps the summer spirit going with “Bring It On - The Musical,” which opens Friday at 7:30 p.m. Other show times include 7:30 p.m. Saturday, and July 20 and 21, with a 2 p.m. matinee on Sunday and July 22. Ticket prices range from $10 to $18. It is described by Civic Theatre as “bitingly relevant, sprinkled with sass and inspired by the hit film, Bring It On - The Musical takes audiences on a high-flying journey that is filled with the complexities of friendship, jealousy, betrayal and forgiveness.” For more information, call 633-0567 or go online to www.newberncivictheatre.org.
5. Beach Boys tribute: The Carteret Community Theatre in Morehead City will feature the Sail On Beach Boys Tribute from 8 to 10 p.m. on Saturday. The band will perform a variety of the Beach Boys’ classic hits. Ticket prices range from $25 to $30, based on seat. For more information, call 726-1501 or go online to www.carteretcommunitytheatre.com.