Each year when encore culls a comprehensive list of Fourth of July activities and celebrations, we struggle to find room for them all. This year, however, the fireworks have fizzled, so to speak. Still, celebrating our country’s independence is about more than hot dogs and fireworks, flag cakes and sparklers; it’s about celebrating the idea that we are all free. That’s never been more important … Continue reading HAPPY FOURTH: Celebrating America’s independence in new ways during a pandemic
July 4th celebrations abound in southeastern NC. Continue reading TIME TO PARTY! Celebrate the Fourth with concerts, fireworks and community
NC Fourth of July Festival Naturalization Ceremony July 3, 4 p.m. • Free Fort Johnston Garrison Lawn Southport • http://www.nc4thofjuly.com As July fourth approaches, Americans prepare to celebrate their independence and patriotism by way of fireworks, red, white and blue flag cakes, and tons of hamburgers and hot dogs. However, countless Americans-to-be will celebrate their first Independence Day as official U.S. citizens and rejoice in … Continue reading Let Freedom Ring!