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Events Cancelled / Postponed By COVID-19
Updated list of affected events
March 16, 2020

ife during the Coronavirus. We are used to hurricanes here. But “Hurricane Corona” is a storm we are not familiar with. It is upending the schedules and events we expect.

Here is the current list of cancelled or postponed events.

Updated April 8 8:21a

March 18
• Prime Time: Planning for Your Future – Postponed

March 19
PCC Open Jam Session – Cancelled

March 20
• Friday Flicks – The Zookeeper’s Wife – Cancelled

March 21
• Sailing Winter Seminar – Art of Varnishing – Cancelled
• Humanity in War presented by the Red Cross – Postponed
• Nautical Wheelers Wine Tasting – Cancelled
• PAWS Pet Parade – Cancelled
• Chowder Cookoff – Postponed

March 25
• Pamlico Music Society – Midori Concert – Postponed

March 28
NSA Shrimparoo – Postponed
• Break Every Chain Conference at Camp Caroline – Postponed
• Rise Against Hunger at Oriental United Methodist Church – Postponed

April 3
• Jonathan Blanchard & The Usual Suspects at The Old Theater – Postponed

April 17-19
• Oriental Boat Show – Postponed until Sept 25-27

May 2
• Town Wide Yard Sale

May 9
• Pamlico County Shred Event

July 3
• Croaker Festival

Ongoing Events and Services
• M&M’s Restaurant is take-out and delivery only after 5p, March 17.
• The Silos is take-out only after 5p, March 17.
• Village Gallery is closed until March 31.
• Oriental Town Hall is closed to the public – They can be reached by phone at 252-249-0555 M-Th: 8-4p & Fri: 8-3p.
• Craven-Pamlico-Carteret Regional Libraries – Closed until further notice
• Free Tax Preparation by VITA Volunteers at the Senior Center – Cancelled until further notice
• St. Thomas Episcopal Church – Online Services Only
• Oriental United Methodist Church Services – Online Services Only
• Pamlico Community College – Curriculum Courses now Online Only. Continuing Education courses have been suspended indefinitely.

Background Info:

On March 14, Governor Roy Cooper issued an executive order banning gatherings of 100 or more people and closed K-12 schools for at least two weeks in response to COVID-19.

On March 15, the CDC, recommended that for the next 8 weeks, organizers (whether groups or individuals) cancel or postpone in-person events that consist of 50 people or more throughout the United States.

Related Links
NC Division of Public Health – Response to COVID-19

CDC – Centers For Disease Control and Prevention

Posted Monday March 16, 2020 by Allison DeWeese

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