WECT Sounds of Summer, Thursday, July 31, 5-8 p.m., Wrightsville Beach Park
Meet the men and women who protect and serve Wrightsville Beach swimmers and send the Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue team to the U.S. Lifesaving Association’s National Lifeguard Championships in Virginia Beach. Buy a ticket for a plate for $8 (drinks and desserts extra). Advance purchase at Wrightsville Beach Museum of History is recommended. Dinner, catered by Piggly Wiggly, is served from 5-7:30 p.m. Free concert featuring The Schoolboys begins at 6:30 p.m.