Things to Do in Kinston

There is always something to look forward to in Downtown Kinston. Bookmark this page and check back often so you'll know what is happening next. Click on images and graphics below to get more details, where available.


March 27 - Run for the River Briefing & Dinner

Friday evening pre-race briefing and dinner for runners, sponsors and volunteers, at the Community Council for the Arts

March 28 - Run for the River

The 10th Anniversary running of the Run for the River

June 11 - Spare Change
Sand in the Streets

June 25 - Super Grit Cowboy Band
Sand in the Streets

July 4 - Liverpool: Beatles Tribute Band Sand in the Streets

July 9 - Too Much Sylvia
Sand in the Streets

July 23 - The Entertainers
Sand in the Streets

Aug 6 - Jim Quick and the Coastline Band Sand in the Streets

Aug 27 - Band of Oz
Sand in the Streets

Updated 1/16/2015

Pride of Kinston

Ongoing Exhibits and Events

Community Council
for the Arts

Open hours from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm Tuesdays thru Fridays and from 10:00 am to 2:00pm on Saturdays.The Arts Center is not open on Sundays or Mondays.

Sand in the Streets

Sand in the Streets

Sand in the Streets, Kinston's legendary Thursday night music-in-the-park series runs June through August! We have a great lineup for 2015.

Annual Events Hosted by
Pride of Kinston

2015 Pride of Kinston 8000 Run for the River
10th Anniversary

Mar. 28, 2015

Run for the River

Visit the Images of Kinston-Lenoir County Magazine

Images of Kinston-Lenoir County - Relocation information for the Kinston Area

Sand in the Streets is sponsored by...

Pride of Kinston

Minges Bottling Group

R. A. Jeffreys

Realo Phramacy

Spirit AeroSystems

Lenoir Memorial Hospital

Myrtilla Brody

Corporate Resources

Perry Management

Brody Brothers

Carl Younger

CDS Networks

Dr. Charles & Marion Classen

Christopher's Restaurant

Duke Energy

Grainger Hill Performing Arts Center

Dr. June Rose

Kendall Hill

Dr. Courtney Mitchell

Dr. Rupert & Frances Jilcott

Select Food Service

Stephen B. Hill



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