ORRUM — Lumber River State Park will host a Lumber River Day on July 21 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 2819 Princess Ann Road.
There will be canoe rides and races, booths and exhibits, a fishing contest for children and a wet T-shirt race, as well as food and ice cream. Attendants are welcome to bring a picnic lunch.
For information, call Neill Lee at 910-628-4564 or Everett Davis at 910-618-6626.
WILMINGTON —The Battleship North Carolina, U.S. Cellular and the city of Wilmington will host the 16th annual Battleship Blast Fireworks show on July Fourth at 5 p.m. on Water Street.
The fireworks show will begin at 9:05 p.m. from the Battleship North Carolina. Entertainment will provided by L Shaped Lot in Riverfront Park.
LUMBERTON — Everything Under The Sky, a store featuring the work of local artists, will host its grand opening today from noon to 6 p.m. at 3435 Lackey St., offering pottery demonstrations, firings and live music.
The event will feature gospel singers.
LUMBERTON — The Carolina Civic Center Historical Theater will host a screening of the “The Last Ride,” the Hank Williams biopic, on July 19 and July 20 starting at 7 p.m. each day.
Tickets, which are $10, can be purchased at the center at 315 N. Chestnut St., or by calling 910-738-4339 from 1 to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.