Where to see fireworks tonight
FAITH — The penultimate day of the Faith Fourth of July Festival will wrap up with a fireworks show at 10:30 tonight at the Faith Elementary School ballpark. The day kicked off at 10 a.m. with a parade down Main Street. Armbands for rides will be $20 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The Faith Idol finals will be held at 7 p.m. There will be races, games, a watermelon eating contest and an egg toss at the ballpark starting at 7 p.m.
KANNAPOLIS — The Intimidators will host the annual All-American Celebration and fireworks extravaganza this evening. Beginning at 6 p.m., the event will feature carnival-like entertainment leading up to a fireworks display at 9:30 p.m. The team plays at CMC-NorthEast Stadium, located off I-85 at exit 63. Admission for the evening is $5, while children under 12 get in for $4. Tickets can be purchased by calling the F&M Bank Box Office at 704-932-3267 or visiting IntimidatorsBaseball.com.
MOCKSVILLE — The annual Fireworks In The Park event will kick off at 6 p.m. today at Rich Park on Cemetery Street. The free event will include music, entertainment and food vendors. The DJ will kick things off with karaoke. The fireworks will begin at 9 p.m. Parking is $5 at Rich Park, the YMCA and Mocksville Elementary. It is free at other locations.
BLOWING ROCK — If you’re heading for the mountains, a pyrotechnic display of more than 200 large-caliber mortar shells will light up the Blue Ridge Mountains surrounding Tweetsie Railroad starting at 9:30 p.m. tonight. The show can easily be viewed from Tweetsie’s parking area. Parking is $5 per vehicle, but Golden Rail Season Pass holders park for free. Guests that want an up close and personal view can watch the show from a premium viewing area in the Hacienda, complete with a buffet dinner with all the trimmings. Visit tweetsie.com for pricing. Tweetsie Railroad is in the Blue Ridge Mountains on U.S. Highway 321 between Boone and Blowing Rock. For more information, visit tweetsie.com or call 877-TWEETSIE.