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July 4th week is full of events around the East

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North Carolina Symphony presents Independence Day

Monday, Jul 1 8:00pm Festival Park Fayetteville, NC


Join us for an old-fashioned salute to the red,white and blue. Hear patriotic favorites and high-spirited classics as we honor the USA on its birthday.

This event is free to the public. For more information call (910) 433 1547


Marine Life Cruise

July 2, 2013 Sponsored by the NC Maritime Museum, Beaufort.


Trawl for fish and marine creatures aboard a Duke University research vessel. Reservations: $35*. Call 252-728-7317 for more information.


Morehead City Marlins Home Baseball Games

July 3, Morehead City


 "Take Me Out to the Ball Park"! Enjoy watching the Morehead City Marlins at Puck O'Neal Field, Big Rock Stadium The Marlins are a member of the Coastal Plain League, the nation's hottest summer collegiate baseball league. For general and ticket information, www.mhcmarlins.com or call 252-269-9767


Belhaven's 4th of July Celebration

July 3-4 Downtown Belhaven


Vendors will be open for business.  Lucky Ducky Regatta at Wynn's Gut, Hot Dog Eating Contest, Chamber Dunking Booth, Sailboat tours & rides from the new Town Docks, The Twilight Hour hosted by Spoon River Artworks and Market on Pamlico St, Miss Independence Pageant at the Wilkinson Center, Streets close down for the Annual Street Dance with Hyde County's own "Mighty Saints of Soul," Little Miss Independence Pageant, Helicopter Rides, Sailboat Rides

Dignitary Breakfast, Parade, Chamber Dunking Booth, BYC Rain Gutter Regatta, Hole-in-One Golf contest, Lawn Mower Pull, Mud Run, Live Music all day on the 4th on outdoor stage, fireworks over the water The longest consecutive running Independence Day celebration in the State!  Call 252-943-3770 or visit http://www.belhavenchamber.com/ for more information


Greenville Jaycees to Host 4th of July Celebration

July 4, 2013 Greenville Town Commons


With a tradition spanning more than 42 years, the Greenville Jaycees will again host the Greenville Jaycees July 4th Celebration at the Greenville Town Common. The Greenville Jaycees, with assistance from numerous departments within the City of Greenville, will provide a state-of-the-art fireworks display, as well as an all day program of food, music performed at the Greenville Toyota Amphitheater and family fun for attendees of all ages. This year's fireworks are scheduled to begin shortly after 9:00pm weather permitting.

For more information on the City of Greenville's Fourth of July Celebration, please visit the Greenville Jaycees website at http://www.greenvillejaycees.com/projects/4th-of-july


Like A Storm 4th July party

Thursday, July 4 10:00pm Tir Na Nog Irish Pub Raleigh Raleigh, NC


Join us at Tir Na nOg downtown Raleigh for the Fireworks after party to rock all parties. FREE ADMISSION show with New Zealand rockers "Like A Storm" is a hard rock band Formed by brothers Chris, Matt & Kent Brooks, Like A Storm has toured the U.S. extensively with Shinedown, Creed, Puddle of Mudd, Overwhelming fan response to the band's live shows. Like A Storm's first single, "Chemical Infatuation", reached No. 43 in the U.S Active Rock Top 100.


Children's Museum of Wilmington

Thursday, Jul 4 5:00p to 8:00p  Children's Museum of Wilmington Wilmington, NC


Independence Day Celebration

Order dinner or pack a picnic and enjoy fun activities!

Air Rocket Challenge, Sharpie Fireworks, Sound Sandwich noisemakers

6pm, 7pm: Soda Explosions

We would like to show our appreciation to our military for all they do so all day we are offering 1/2 off admission for immediate family of military personnel who show their ID.



Crystal Coast Lady 4th July Fireworks cruise

Thursday, Jul 4 7:00p to 9:30p Crystal Coast Lady Beaufort, NC


Enjoy a spectacular water-view fireworks display on the beautiful Morehead City waterfront. We will depart from Beaufort waterfront and cruise toward MHC where the area's largest and longest festivities will take place. Look for dolphins, wild ponies and shore birds, while you enjoy a full narrated tour along the way. Refreshments, including alcoholic beverages, are available for purchase aboard the CCL and we also have restrooms.


Carolina Princess 4th July Fireworks Cruise

Thursday, July 4 7:30pm Morehead City


Depart from the Morehead City Waterfront and cruise the Beaufort Waterfront. Tickets will be sold at $15 per person and hot dogs, hamburgers, sodas and bottle water available for purchase.

Captain Stacy IV July 4th Fireworks Cruise

 Thursday July 4, Atlantic Beach  

Cruise departs at 7:00pm and cost $15 for adults, $10 for kids. There will be a galley onboard where snacks and beverages can be purchased. Private charter boats are available that can carry six passengers or less and would cost between $250 - $300 for two hours plus $75 for an additional hour. Passengers would need to bring snacks and beverages. Reservations required by calling 800-533-9417 or 252-726-4675.


Swamp Dogs July 4th Celebration

Thursday, Jul 4 2:00p to 11:00p J.P. Riddle Stadium Fayetteville, NC


Celebrate July 4th at the Swamp, home of the Fayetteville SwampDogs. Festivities include live music and plenty of family friendly entertainment, with a fireworks display to begin at 9:30 p.m.

*This event is free to the public. For more information call (910) 426-5900*


The Glorious Fourth

Thursday, Jul 4 9:00a Tryon Palace Historic Sites and Gardens New Bern, NC


Step back and join the festivities of one of our earliest celebrations of the glorious Fourth! Enjoy a day full of patriotic speeches, dancing, games, and kids' crafts. Bring your picnic lunch and spend the day immersed in the past.

Fife & Drum performance and reading of the Declaration of Independence: 11:00 a.m.
Special Activities: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Free Garden Admission: 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.


4th of July Fireworks & Music

July 4, Morehead City


 The waterfront in Downtown Morehead City comes alive on the 4th of July with live music and fireworks. The entire family will enjoy sounds of The Main Event Band as they perform from 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. at Jaycee Park on the Morehead City Waterfront. Celebrate the 4th by dancing to the music and viewing a spectacular fireworks display on the waterfront. The fireworks display will be launched from Sugarloaf Island across from Jaycee Park at 9:00 p.m. For more information call 252-726-5083.


Emerald Isle Fireworks

July 4 Emerald Isle

 The Town of Emerald Isle and Bogue Inlet Pier are pleased to present July 4th fireworks over the ocean!  The show starts at 9:00 pm, and will be visible all along the oceanfront!.


Beaufort 4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza

July 4 Gallant's Channel


 The grounds open at 6:00 pm and the fireworks begin at 9:00 pm. Parking available on a first come first serve basis. The Beaufort Fireman's Association will be selling hotdogs, popcorn, soda and water. Bring your own chairs and towels to sit on. For more information, call Alyssa Pence, 252-838-1524 or email Alyssa@frontstreetvillage.com.


Fourth of July Underwater Bike Race

July 4, Beaufort


Discovery Diving's Underwater Bike Race benefits the Children's Mile of Hope in support of cancer research. Entry fee, $5/bike. The race occurs on the starboard side of the Indra and begins at approximately 3:00 pm.

Bike decorating contest held at the dive shop prior to departure and prizes are awarded for the best dressed bike and rider. While bringing your own bike is encouraged, there are a limited number of bikes available. Meet afterwards at the dive shop for post-race festivities. Covered dish potluck. Drinks available for purchase. Call 252-728-2265 for more information or visit www.discoverydiving.com.



July 4, Swansboro


Enjoy live music and the tranquil ocean breeze. Bring chairs, blankets, even dinner! Access also fea-tures volleyball courts, picnic tables and restrooms. No alcohol please. Western Ocean Regional Access (WORA) in Emer-ald Isle. No admission fee, sponsored by Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation. For a list of performers visit http://www.seasideartscouncil.com/emerald-fest-2013/


4th of July Parade

July 4, Beaufort


An old-fashioned tradition continues in historic Beaufort on July 4 with a parade on the downtown waterfront that includes kids, pets, wagons, & red hats. Parade begins at 11AM at the fire department, proceeds through downtown along the waterfront. For more information, call 252-728-3917. .


Carteret County Arts & Crafts Coalition Show

July 4 Beaufort Historic Grounds Sat.10-5 Sun 12-5


Craft Show with award winning local artists. Contact Sue Lawrence for more information, 252-342-1576.


Alive at Five Concert

July 5, Morehead City


Free to public. 5pm-8pm, Katherine Davis Park, Downtown Morehead City between 6th and 7th Streets. No coolers allowed. 252-808-0440. July 5 Performer: Soul Psychodelique


Great 4th Race!

July 6, Beaufort


This annual Independence Day race, held on a weekend close to the 4th, is an event of the North Carolina Maritime Museum's chapter of the Traditional Small Craft Association and is open to all traditionally rigged sailing craft. It is, in spirit, a reenactment of the historic voyages made by small boats to carry news of the signing of the Declaration of Independence to the communities along the outer banks of North Carolina.


The start of this race is informal but the spectacle of the fleet together in Taylors Creek can be enjoyed between 9:00 and 10:00 a.m. To register, or for additional information, contact Brent Creelman at the Friends at 252-728-1638 or William Prentice at the NC Maritime Museum at 252-728-6673.



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