Montly planner for July 2020

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Friday-Saturday, July 2-3


1-4 p.m.

The Eyes on Main Street gallery is located at 128 Goldsboro St.

See mixed-media collages and book arts works by artist and Barton art professor, Susan Fecho.

Saturdays in July

Wilson Farmers and Artisan Market

8 a.m. to 1 a.m.

Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park

Park and walk through the market or use your vehicle to drive up to the vendors. This could change based on changes in restrictions.

Saturday, July 4

July 4 fireworks

9:15 p.m.

Wilson County Fairgrounds

U.S. 301

The gates to the fairgrounds will open at 7 p.m. on July 4. The fireworks show will start at 9:15 p.m. Those attending are asked to stay in their vehicles to follow social distancing guidance. To follow guidance from local and state officials, no food will be served and tents and lawn chairs are not allowed. There will be no access to buildings on the fairgrounds

Through July 9

‘Local Inspiration’

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Tuesday through Friday

Hammond Gallery at Boykin Center

This group exhibit features work by art teachers from Wilson County Schools. Closing reception is 5:30 to 7:30 on July 9. Free and open to public.

Monday, July 20

Virtual Garden Talks: Hidden Habits of Hydrangeas

3 p.m.

Learn the different types of hydrangeas we grow here, how to get the color flower you want and pruning advice. Speaker is Will Lewis, summer intern and a senior in horticulture at N.C. State University. Register using Eventbrite. Eventbrite will send you three messages before the event with the Zoom link and password. Be sure to have the Zoom app downloaded on your device prior to logging in. If you do not get confirmation of registration, check your spam folders. If you can not register via Eventbrite, call 252-237-0111 and speak with Pam or Michelle. You will be asked to give your email address, and they will email you the log in instructions.

Saturday Nights

Saturday Night at the Museum

6 to 9 p.m.

Imagination Station

224 Nash St. SE

Parents get at night off. Every Saturday night, 10 kids will get the chance to take over Imagination Station. They will play games, watch movies and explore exhibits. Register online before Friday and drop your kids off on Saturday at 6 p.m. Masks required. $30 per child. Register online: http://scienceandhistory.org.