Here are some things NCMS employees, members, and the general public are talking about this week!

The Unofficial Start of Summer is Packed With Thing to Do:


Events are happening across the state this weekend!  Here is a partial list:

  •  An American Celebration: The Music of John Williams in Cary
  • Mountain Gateway Museum Music Jam in Old Fort
  • Thomasville Annual Memorial Day Parade
  • Memorial Day Car Parade in Greensboro
  • Memorial Day Ceremony in Fayetteville
  • Knightdale Memorial Day Ceremony

More info on these and other events is here.



(photo: Eric Alter)

Carolina Beach delivers summer fun all season long during the weekly Fireworks by the Sea & Boardwalk Blast. Enjoy live music on the Boardwalk and end the night with a spectacular fireworks show on the shore beginning Friday, May 26, and then continuing every Thursday night throughout the summer.  More info is here.


Actor, Author, Humorist, & Craftsman Nick Offerman Coming to Harrah’s

Nick Offerman, self proclaimed actor, author, humorist, proprietor of a charismatic woodshop, and proud husband and dishwasher to the world’s most powerful woman – Megan Mullally, will be at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort on Saturday at 7:30.  Details and tickets are here.


If you have an event you would like added to On The Lighter Side, email Randy Aldridge at [email protected].