Hope Mills July 4th Celebration

Don’t miss the annual Hope Mills July 4 celebration. The day will kick off with a parade at 10 a.m. Then come to Party in the Park with plenty of activities for everyone to enjoy including children’s activities, food, games, music and more. When the sun goes down, the fireworks display will begin. For more information, visit

SwampDogs July 4th Celebration

“Red, White and You” July 4th Concert and Fireworks

Independence Explosion Friday Night Fights

SwampDogs Baseball

J.P. Riddle Stadium. Come out to “The Swamp” and join the fun! The SwampDogs are Fayetteville’s own Collegiate Summer Baseball league. Home games are fun for the entire Family. For more information, visit

45th Annual Lumbee Homecoming

7 a.m, at the Lumbee Regional Development Association, Inc, Pembroke, N.C. Lumbee Homecoming has always been about history. It is the celebration of a tribal of a southeastern woodlands native people’s survival and amazing achievements since the founding of this state and nation, to modern times. Come help us celebrate our native history and pass down our Lumbee pride. For more information, call 521-8602.

July 4th Summer Sale at Carolina Premium Outlets

10 a.m. to 9 p.m., at the Carolina Premium Outlets Smithfield, N.C. Start the summer off right by scoring huge deals at the annual July 4th summer sale at Carolina Premium Outlets. From Thursday to Sunday enjoy extra discounts on top of the center’s savings of 25 percent to 65 percent every day.

Lazy O Farm

10 a.m. to noon, at the Lazy O Farm in Smithfield, N.C. Scavenger Hunt, $5 per person, self-guided visit through barnyard exhibits, farm animals, hayride, picnic area, playground. Bring a lunch to enjoy while you’re here. Add on “Paintin’ and Popsicles” at $5/set, includes watercolor paint set, posterboard, popsicles, paint and play in the Doodlebug Barn. Add on “Mining Madness” at $5/bucket, walk through our soil tunnel to see what lives under your feet, a bucket of dirt full of hidden treasures, giant gemstones and fossils that are millions of years old. For more information, visit


Fayetteville Farmers Market

8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum grounds. at the Fayetteville Farmers Market, you will find fresh vegetables, fruits, berries, eggs, cut flowers, herbs, honey, crafts and more. For more information, visit www.fayncfarmers

Canoe trip

1:30 p.m., at Lumber River State Park, Orrum, N.C.

Lumber River State Park is offering a free, guided kayak trip down the Lumber River. We will be meeting at the Princess Ann access area, at 10 a.m. All participants must be able to swim. Program will take about four hours. Bring sunscreen, drinking water, a snack, and any other necessary items. For more information or to make reservations, please contact Ranger Eric Siratt, at 628-4564. Due to limited space, preregistration is required.


Airborne and Special Operations Museum


Shakespeare on Base

9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Shughart Elementary School.  Through the July 19. Free. For more information, visit

Summer Swim Camps

Session 2


Preschool Pals

Budget and Debt Management Class

1:30 to 4:30 p.m., at the Soldier Support Center. For more information, call 396-8682.


Summer Reading Program

PGA Sports Academy Junior Golf Clinics

8:30 to 11 a.m., at Stryker Golf Course.  Open to ages 6 to16.  For more information, call 396-3980.


Setting Goals and Career Planning

9 a.m. to noon, at the Soldier Support Center. Registration is required for all workshops. To register, call 396-1425/2390.

Get Golf Ready


Movie Night at the Beach

McKellar’s Lodge Beer Tasting Dinner Job Fair



Myrtle Beach Independence Day 8K/5K

5k Road Race and 1 Mile Fun Run