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What's Happening

The What’s Happening section covers most everything going on in Oriental, plus key events around Pamlico County and the nearby area. People turn to it as the place to find out what’s going on.

Events are displayed in order of calendar date – for example the events listed at the top of the page are happening soonest.

Recurring events (meetings held every week or every month) all listed lower in the page in a section dedicated to ongoing events.

You’ll find the next few events on the What’s Happening list also listed as brief headlines on the Home page at the top left – look for “Upcoming Events”. provides this as a community service.

What gets listed on What’s Happening?

If you have an upcoming event aligned with these criteria, drop us a line at is happy to provide this free service of listing events in and near Oriental. We feel it’s an important part of helping make our town so vibrant. As a small, locally-owned business, however, it is not feasible for us to promote an organization’s events for free if that organization is paying other media for advertising. We can promote events but cannot, in effect, subsidize other media. makes advertising available so that you can more directly reach the 4500 daily visitors to To find out how to advertise your event, contact us at

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