What to Do in Wilmington – July Edition
July’s great weather and long nights mean more time to make lasting memories. Here are a few of our suggestions for fun with the kids. It’s time to have some family fun in Wilmington!
Beginner Skateboard Clinic
July 1, 2017, 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Greenfield Grind Skatepark, 302 Willard Street, Wilmington
Kids aged 7 to 12 are invited to The Beginner Skateboard Clinic at Greenfield Grind Skatepark in Wilmington, NC. The clinic will teach you to know your equipment and how to use it, how to skate safe, as well as some basic board skills. Your admission fee also gets you one free pass.
Fort Fisher Kayak Trip
July 7, 2017, 4:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Halyburton Park, 4099 South 17th Street, Wilmington
Enjoy an afternoon on the river while watching the sun go down. Ages 16 and older can register online by July 5.
Up & Active
July 13, 2017, 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Ocean Front Park, 105 Atlantic Avenue, Kure Beach
Seriously, who doesn’t want their kid to be up and active? The Up & Active event takes place on the Ocean Front Park lawn in Kure Beach. The local band Lynne and the Wave will lead an hour of music and games for all ages. Face painting provided by Events by P3.
How to Eat Like a Child
July 14, 2017 to July 15, 2017, 3:00 PM and 6:00 PM
Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street, Wilmington
Performance Club Children’s Theater presents How to Eat Like a Child, a musical romp featuring 23 lessons in such subjects as how to beg for a dog, how to torture your sister, how to act after being sent to your room, and how to laugh hysterically. It’s the definition of family fun in Wilmington!
Movie at the Lake
July 16, 2017, dusk
Carolina Beach Lake Park, Atlanta Ave. and S. Lake Park Blvd, Carolina Beach
The Movie at the Lake at Carolina Beach Lake Park features Finding Dory, the lovable sequel to Finding Nemo. Finding Dory runs for 1 hour and 37 minutes and is rated PG. Food and drinks are permitted, and concessions are available.
Family Night at the Boardwalk
July 18, 2017, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Carolina Beach Boardwalk, Cape Fear Blvd, Carolina Beach
Family Night at the Boardwalk in Carolina Beach, features a bounce house, activities for kids, raffles, and live entertainment by Mr. Scooter.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
July 22, 2017, 7:30 PM
UNCW Cultural Arts Building, UNCW, 5270 Randall Drive, Wilmington
Cost: $5.00 to $25.00
A Midsummer Night’s Dream will be performed at the Mainstage Theatre on the campus of UNCW as part of the Lumina Festival of the Arts. One of Shakespeare’s most popular comedies features a quick-witted tale of romance, miscommunication, and intrigue. A bickering couple is tricked into falling in love while a married couple’s rocky relationship is the work of a deceitful rival. While everything ends well, on the way is some of the best of Shakespeare’s comic characterization and wordplay.
Home Décor Solutions wishes you lots of family fun in Wilmington this month!