1. Friends of Fort Macon concert

The Friends of Fort Macon Summer Concert Series is scheduled to conclude on Friday with a performance by the band 4EverAll at 6:30 p.m. inside the fort.

The band plays a contemporary mix of Americana, folk, classic rock and original music.

The concert is free, but donations are accepted. Those attending can bring blankets, lawn chairs and picnic dinners. Water and soda will be available for purchase for $1 each. Alcohol and pets are prohibited.

In the event of rain, the concert will be inside the Education Center at the fort.

Fort Macon is located at the east end of Fort Macon Road in Atlantic Beach.

For more information, call Judy French at 203-464-6231 or Judi Tyminski at 447-1625 or go online to www.friendsoffortmacon.org.


2. America’s Run For The Fallen

America’s Run for the Fallen, a five-month, cross county marathon honoring military personnel killed in the line of duty during the Global War on Terror is coming through New Bern on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

It is sponsored by the nonprofit Honor & Remember.

Area residents are encouraged to cheer on the runners as they pass through New Bern at designated locations where runners stop and read names of the fallen. Stop points are about a mile apart.

The route begins on Dr. M.L. King Jr. Blvd. in the vicinity of Academic Drive, continues on to North Glenburnie Road, left on to Neuse Boulevard, right on to N.C. 43, and ends past Gracie Farm Road.

An End of Run ceremony is scheduled for 6 p.m. at the 1st Christian Church, King and Brown streets in Washington, N.C.

Tax deductible donations to support event expenses are welcome at runforthefallen.com.


3. Outdoor Movie Night

The Barnyard in Newport has scheduled a free Outdoor Movie Night beginning at 8 p.m. on Friday.

The movie scheduled to be shown is Coco. Gates open at 8 p.m., and the movie begins at dark.

Snacks, chairs and blankets are permitted. Pets and alcohol are prohibited.

For more information, call 223-2950 or go online to www.thebarnyard.com.


4. Full Moon Paddle

Up the Creek Outfitters has scheduled a Bogue Sound Full Moon Paddle from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Kayak rentals are available or participants can bring their own. Pricing starts at $30.

Participants will get the chance to watch the sun go down and the full moon rise as part of the event.

For more information, call 422-0559 or go online to www.upthecreekoutfitters.com.


5. Tryon Palace Multicultural Fair

A Tryon Palace Multicultural Fair is slated for Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the North Carolina History Center in New Bern.

The free event will celebrate the cultural diversity of Eastern North Carolina.

Representatives from various cultural groups will have informational booths, demonstrations and displays to share their culture with visitors. The fair will also include art and craft vendors.

Children can enjoy crafts and games.

The event performers include Tryon Palace Jonkonnu, Atumpan Storytelling, Juvencio, Margaret Fletcher with Tango Dancing, Sahar Mikhail, 35th Regiment of the United States Colored Troops, Boys and Girls Clubs of the Coastal Plains, Fantasy Faces Face Painting and others.

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