8 Things You Need To Know In Wilmington Today (July 2, 2017)

WILMINGTON, MA — Here are EIGHT things you need to know in Wilmington for Sunday, July 2, 2017.

#1) According to the National Weather Service, Wilmington will see a chance of showers, mainly before 7am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 90. West wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

#2) The Wilmington Fun on the Fourth celebration continues today. The schedule is below:


7:00 AM – 10:00 AM Wilmington Minutemen$5 Breakfast (Pancakes, Sausage, Coffee, Milk)


1:00 PM – 10:00 PM Carnival

7:30 PM Opening Ceremonies

7:30 PM – 10:00 PM Performance by the Windham Community Band (Sponsored by Analog Devices)

9:00 PM Raffle Ticket Drawing

9:30 PM Spectacular Fireworks (Rain date: Monday, July 3)

#3) The Wilmington Farmers Market is CLOSED today due to the Fun on the Fourth celebration.

#4) There is a yard sale TODAY beginning at 9am at Shady Lane Drive and Pinewood Road. Learn more HERE.

#5) The Middlesex Canal Museum and Visitors’ Center (71 Faulkner Street, North Billerica) is open from noon to 4pm.  Learn about the canal, which travels through Wilmington.

#6) The Town Beach at Silver Lake will be open daily, with qualified lifeguards on duty from 10am to 8pm, weather permitting. Learn more HERE.

#7) Food shopping in town this week?  In case you haven’t seen this week’s circulars, Wilmington Apple has you covered:

  • This week’s circular from Market Basket (260 Main Street) can be found HERE.
  • This week’s circular from Lucci’s Market (211 Lowell Street) can be found HERE.
  • Elia’s Country Store (381 Middlesex Avenue) does not have an online circular, but the store posts its hot entree schedule and other specials on its Facebook page HERE.

#8) AAA New England recently published a traffic advisory, estimating that this Fourth of July weekend will be the most traveled Fourth of July weekend ever, with 44.2 million Americans traveling more than 50 miles from home. Learn more HERE.

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