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What to Do in Wilmington, NC – July 2016

You, like most people, know what to do with a three-day weekend during the summer months. The trick is keeping the party going long after the fireworks ash has coolly settled to the earth. Here are some ideas to keep your July happening:

what to do in wilmington, nc - july 2016

What to Do in Wilmington, NC – July 2016

Friday, July 1, 2016, 9:30 am – Wii Fitness Friday

Location: Northeast Regional Library,  1241 Military Cutoff Road, Wilmington, NC 28405

Cost: FREE!


Summer is the time for kids to get active after being in class all year. Wii Sports and Just Danc video games will be available from 9:30am-12:30pm at the Children’s Room at Northeast Library in Wilmington, NC, on Friday mornings in July. No reservations are required to play on Wii Fitness Friday, but a parent must sign for their child’s use of game controllers.

Contact: (910) 798-6373 or email mnunez@nhcgov.com

Saturday, July 2, 2016, 10:30 am – Beginner Skateboard Clinic

Location: Greenfield Grind Skatepark, 302 Willard Street, Wilmington, NC 28402

Cost: $15.00


Kids from seven to 12 years of age are invited to the Beginner Skateboard Clinic at Greenfield Grind Skatepark in Wilmington, NC. Kids will be familiarized with equipment, identifying safety hazards, the basic setup of a skatepark, and establishing fundamental skills. Registration includes skating for the day as well as two free day passes. Pre-registration is required.

Contact: (910) 362-8222 or email Info@greenfieldgrind.com

Saturday, July 9, 2016, 10:00 am – Battleship 101

Location: Battleship North Carolina, #1 Battleship Road, Wilmington, NC 28401

Cost:$6.00 to $14.00


The Battleship North Carolina in Wilmington presents Battleship 101, where volunteers are stationed throughout the ship engaging visitors in subjects such as gunnery, radar, engineering, daily shipboard life, and more.

Contact: (910) 251-5797 or email leads@battleshipnc.com

Tuesday, July 12, 2016, 5:30 PM – Football Clinic

Location: Hoggard High School, 4305 Shipyard Blvd, Wilmington, NC 28403

Cost: FREE!


Connor Barth, who has played in the NFL for the Denver Broncos, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Kansas City Chiefs, and is currently the kicker for the New Orleans Saints, and Casey Barth host their annual football clinic at Hoggard High School in Wilmington, NC. The clinic features instruction and kicking demonstrations; instruction on how to warm up, train and prepare mentally; and kicking competitions for each age group. Thhere will also be a Q&A session and speeches. If you have a football or kicking tee, bring it with you!

Contact: (910) 231-1181 or email stbarth1@earthlink.net

Thursday, July 14, 2016, 6:30 PM – Fireworks by the Sea and Live Music

Location: Carolina Beach Boardwalk, Cape Fear Blvd, Carolina Beach, NC 28428

Cost: FREE!


The Carolina Beach Boardwalk hosts live music featuring the bluegrass of Massive Grass followed by the country of Bakkwoodz. After the concert, the Atlantic will be lit up by a fabulous fireworks display.

Contact: (910) 458-8434 or email visitor@pleasureislandnc.org

Saturday, July 16, 2016, 9:00am – Seas the Day

Location: Children’s Museum of Wilmington, 116 Orange Street, Wilmington, NC 28401

Cost: $8.75 to $9.75


An entire morning dedicated to water fun and ocean education will be hosted by The Children’s Museum in downtown Wilmington, NC.

Contact: (910) 254-3534 or email info@playwilmington.org

Thursday, July 21, 2016, 3:00pm – Movie with Mr. Max

Location: Northeast Regional Library, 1241 Military Cutoff Road, Wilmington, NC 28405



The Thursday night Movie with Mr. Max series continues at Northeast Library in Wilmington, NC, this time featuring the animated favorite Inside Out. The movie is about a girl named Riley who, after moving with her family from Minnesota to San Francisco, attempts to keep her emotions (Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust, Sadness) in check. Covered drinks and light snacks are permissible to bring along. Rated PG. Running time: 1 hour, 42 minutes.

Contact: (910) 798-6373 or email mnunez@nhcgov.com

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