August already?! The summer has really zipped by! This month has some unique and exciting family-friendly fun! Here’s our list of the top things to do in our area for August 2019.


Perseid Meteor Shower Camp Out

When: August 12th, 2019

Where: Howell Woods Environmental Learning Center, 6601 Devil’s Racetrack Rd. Four Oaks

Time: 7PM-9AM

Price: $8/Tent

Get ready for one of the best stargazing events of the year, the Perseid Meteor Shower! Pitch a tent or rent a cabin in their open field, and enjoy fun activities and a late-night stargazing event. 



Sippin’ Summer Away Crab and Shrimp Festival

When: August 17th, 2019

Where: Hinnant Family Vineyards, 826 Pine Level Micro Rd, Pine Level

Time: 3:30PM-9PM

Price: Varies by ticket

Celebrate the end of summer with Hinnant Family Vineyards with an ALL YOU CAN EAT blue crab and shrimp festival! Relax and enjoy live Carolina beach music all throughout the day. Got a picky eater? No worries, there are more food options on site!



Life on Campaign, Summer Living History at Bentonville Battlefield

When: August 24th, 2019

Time: 10AM-4PM

Where: 5466 Harper House Rd. Four Oaks

Hear the roar of a cannon and learn how artillery regiments loaded and fired during the Civil War! Witness demonstrations of the daily life of a common soldier throughout the day.


Camp Flintlock Colonial Faire

When: August 24th, 2019

Time: 10AM-4PM

Where: 218 Hickory Grove Church Rd. Four Oaks

Celebrate Colonial American Heritage with Camp Flintlock! Participate in colonial activities and games, write with a feather quill, throw a tomahawk, sample colonial food, observe cannon demonstrations, and much more! This event is open to the public.



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