1st Fridays on the Lawn

1st Fridays on the Lawn

Celebrating Diversity Through Music - The first Friday of each month join us on the Wilson County Library Lawn in Downtown Wilson for a free community concert, family entertainment and educational opportunities. The Wilson community comes together to relax, enjoy and get to know each other a little better. Using music and festivities to bring diverse community together. Live bands, food vendors and community entertainment and you just might learn something too!

2014 Concert Series:

Friday, July 4
Happy Independence Day! 

To allow families time to enjoy the holiday, we will not have a concert in July this year.

Support other local holiday events:
- TOBS Baseball & Fireworks, Fleming Stadium, 7:05 pm




Friday, August 1
National Night Out

Band will be announced soon.
Celebrating community in partnership with Wilson Police Department, Sheriff, Fire, EMS and Rescue. Displays, interactive booths and more all part of the kickoff celebration. Plus a LIVE BAND!


Friday, September 6

Band will be announced soon.


Friday, October 3

Band will be announced soon.


Location - Wilson County Library Lawn (249 Nash Street) 

  • 6 - 9 pm
  • FREE Family-style fun!
  • Kid's Zone
  • Intermission performance groups 
  • Community Booths
  • Several local food vendors

Entertaiment & Activities -  Bands, Food Vendors,Community Information Booths and Intermission Acts seeking to be included should click & download the applications displayed in the upper left corner, then submit it to the Human Relations Office.


Intermission Acts -  Each month different groups provide intermission entertainment while the band takes a break. The groups vary from local dance studios, children's performance groups to traveling artist. Make sure to arrive on the lawn by 7 pm so you don't miss it!

Rain or Shine - In case of rain, all performances will be held at the same scheduled time in the Boykin Center, downtown Wilson. Vendors and information booths will be available as space allows. Doors open at 5 pm.   Located: 108 Nash Street

Keep in Mind - All concerts are a family friendly atmosphere. No alcohol is permitted. Pets are preferred to be left at home. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Questions? Call us at 399-2308.

Sponsored by the Human Relations Commission