Friday, July 3, 2015

Fourth of July Starts Now!! Today's Events

You're off today. I'm off today. Let's party!

Celebrate America - This is the final show in the Summer Pops series. Bring the family to Charlotte Symphony Orchestra Summer Pops: Celebrate America. Prelude by Chuck Johnson and the Charlyhorse Band. You’ll hear your favorite patriotic songs: "America the Beautiful," "God Bless America," and more. Don’t forget to stay for the fireworks finale. 7 p.m., Symphony Park at SouthPark, 4400 Sharon Rd.  Tickets.

Two-day Festival - Spend two days celebrating the fourth at the Fifth Annual 4th of July Celebration. Starts today at 3:30 p.m. at the U.S. National Whitewater Center. Festivities include live music, bar games and fireworks. US National Whitewater Center, 5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy. Details.

Pop Life Independence Edition - POP LIFE presents Kitchenpendence Day with DJ SELF. Pop Life brings back it's July 4th Edition with Power 105, Ciroc Boy & The Prince of New York, DJ SELF. Opening will be "The Blend King" DJ Shaun Nyce. 10 p.m., Suite, 210 E. Trade St. Details.

Don't Forget

Red, White and Burlesque - Don't miss the Patriot Acts Burlesque show presented by Big Mammas House of Burlesque. Performances by Ophelia Pop Tart, Veronica Broadchest, kand more. 10 p.m. UpStage, 3306-C N Davidson St. $15

Hot DJ - Enjoy the hottest grooves by NYC's Hot97's  DJ Magic Studio Movie Grill, 210 East Trade St.