Morganton City Hall and City facilities will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2019, in observance of Independence Day.
Garbage collection will be affected. Routes will run as normal Monday through Wednesday, but Thursday, July 4’s route will be picked up Friday, July 5.
The Collett Street Recreation Center and Mountain View Recreation Center will be closed. All City parks and pools will be open during normal hours.
The public is invited to the free opening day of the Red, White and Blue Festival on July 4 at Catawba Meadows Park. There will be vendors, live music and more. Fireworks on July 4 start at 9:45 pm. Be sure to come back on July 5 and 6 for two full days of live music, free activities for kids, food and craft vendors and another fireworks show on July 5. Daily admission on July 5 and 6 is $15. You can get tickets by visiting www.redwhiteandbluefest.org or by calling 828-433-7469.