Food & Fireworks
Thursday, July 4
Food and entertainment from 5-9 p.m.
Fireworks at 9:05 p.m.
Riverfront Park and along Water Street
Free parking on street
Come celebrate Independence Day by enjoying live music, provided by Heart and Soul, food and fireworks. The waterfront festivities were coordinated by Battleship North Carolina and the City of Wilmington.
Covers and original odes
Cosmic Groove Lizards
Airlie Gardens Concert in the Park
Friday, July 5, 6-8 p.m., $8 adults, $2 children, free for members
The acoustics are intricate, yet mellow. The vocals are loud, yet relaxed and the style is completely its own. Front Street Brewery offers delicious hot and cold sandwiches. Rita’s Italian ices and Nye’s Ice Cream Sandwich complete the menu for an evening at Airlie Gardens.
A bit of magic
Magic and Music
Friday, July 5 from 7-9 p.m.
Kure Beach Ocean Front Park
Sprawl out on beach towels and blankets as the Town of Kure Beach Recreation Department presents Magic and Music, featuring No Sleeves Magic and local musician Eric Keely. Call 910-458-8216 for more information.
Fresh & local
Riverfront Farmers’ Market
Saturday, July 6 from 8 a.m- 1 p.m.
North Water Street
Check out fresh produce, arts and crafts, baked goods and more while strolling along the Cape Fear River walk. Call 910-538-6223 for additional information.