- Published on Sunday, 08 July 2012 20:28
- Written by Super User
Pleasure Island has another great week of FREE activities for your vacationing and leisure-time fulfillment. There is always something for everyone on our little slice of paradise. Please plan on joining us for a double dose of music and fireworks this week. Beginning on Tuesday, July 3rd, we will be having our huge Independence Fireworks show at 9:00 pm (that is four times bigger than our Thursday night shows) with DUTCH TREET performing from 6:30 -9:00.
Dutch Treet is a musical tour of your favorite tunes that you can dance to from the 70s all the way up to today’s current hits with an occasional detour down a side street into the land of big hair and spandex. You’ll dance, you’ll clap your hands, you may even throw your fist in the air and make the sign that means, “ROCK and ROLL”, but one thing’s for sure, you’re in for a TREET! And after you get over all your hot dogs, beach time and fireworks in town, join us at the Cash BINGO at the Gazebo Stage from 7:00-9:00 on Wednesday evening. And you guessed it…join us again on Thursday night for music at the Carolina Beach Gazebo with the hard rock sounds of BALD FURY. Bald Fury ROCKS!! That's the comment most frequently heard from their growing legion of fans. Rock and Roll the way it is meant to be played, with energy and passion!! For over five years, Bald Fury has been exciting the southeast with their firey interpretations of Classic Rock anthems from the 60's through the 90's and even some samplings of modern rock. Their set list is guaranteed to pump pure Rock and Roll passion into every venue or event they play. The Band has an impressive array of musical talent; from dual lead vocalists,male and female that can cover Bob Seeger and AC/DC to Joan Jett and Grace Potter, to burning triple-lead guitars. All of this musical fire power in underpinned with their rock-solid rhythm section and State-of-the-Art production. If you are looking to fulfill your hidden Rock and Roll Fantasy, for your club, concert, festival, private party or corporate event, BALD FURY is your front row ticket to the ultimate Rock and Roll experience.
And don’t forget to stay for our fantastic Fireworks show at 9:00 pm (weather permitting). Come join your family and friends at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk for mother night of FREE fun, music and fireworks. Family Night will be back to you Tuesday. July 10th at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk from 6:30-8:30...Also, let’s not forget, the very popular Carolina Beach Farmer’s Market held every Saturday from 8:00 am – 1:00 pm at the Carolina Beach Lake.
To close out the week, this Sunday, July 8th, the movie at the Carolina Beach Lake will be the highly acclaimed, Academy Award winning feature HUGO directed by Martin Scorsese. The showing will be at 8:45 pm at the Carolina Beach Lake at the corner of South Lake Park Boulevard and Atlanta Avenue.
Throughout his extraordinary career, Academy Award-wining director Martin Scorsese has brought his unique vision and dazzling gifts to life in a series of unforgettable films. The legendary storyteller invites you to join him on a thrilling journey to a magical world with his film, based on Brian Selznick's award-winning, imaginative New York Times best-seller, "The Invention of Hugo Cabret." Hugo is the astonishing adventure of a wily and resourceful boy whose quest to unlock a secret left to him by his father will transform Hugo and all those around him, and reveal a safe and loving place he can call home.
All movies are weather-dependent, so be sure to call ahead (910-458-8434), if the weather seems threatening to make sure the show will go on.
These films are free and open to the public. Popcorn, candy, soft drinks, cotton candy and other popular concessions are available at reasonable prices. This is a true summer time treat for adults and kids alike. Please contact the Pleasure Island Chamber of Commerce if you have questions and don't forget to check out our exciting Pleasure Island Calendar of Events.