The weekend is once again upon us and with the rain coming and going these days it may be a good idea to have an idea of what is going on this weekend. Here are just a few samples of the activities going on in the Coastal Bend area.

JULY 4TH BIG BANG CELEBRATION

Big bang 2015 schedule Big Bang 2015 CelebrationSchedule thursday, july 2 10:00 a.m. Art Museum of South Texas’ Andy Warhol: Myths & Legends from the Cochran Collection exhibition 11:00 a.m. Hurricane Alley Waterpark: $10 Admission 6:00 p.m. Harrison's Landing: Live music by Robert Brown 7:30 p.m. Bay Jammin' Concert Series at Cole Park featuring Ian Moore & The Lossy Coils and David Martinez Band 9:00 p.m. Brewster Street Icehouse Street Party featuring Roger Creager, Max Stalling & Kevin Fowler friday, july 3 10:00 a.m. Art Museum of South Texas’ First Free Fridays: Free admission all day. Museum will be open late until 9 p.m. for ArtWalk. 11:00 a.m. Hurricane Alley Waterpark: $13 Admission and an evening Dive-In Movie screening of “Godzilla” 5:30 p.m. Corpus Christi First ArtWalk 6:00 p.m. House of Rock: “Postcards from the Edge” featuring artist/photographer Jon Steele along with Ryan Graham and Micah Steph 7:00 p.m. Harrison's Landing: Live music by Jimmy Wilden 8:00 p.m. Concrete Street Amphitheater presents 3 Doors Down and Theory of a Dead Man 8:30 p.m. Bay Jammin' Cinema Series at Cole Park screening of "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day" 8:30 p.m. Executive Surf Club: Live music by Vinyl 9:00 p.m. Brewster Street Icehouse Spazmatics Street Party saturday, july 4 7:00 a.m. Corpus Christi Roadrunners Four for the 4th Run 10:00 a.m. Texas Surf Museum: Endless Summer exhibit tour and lessons on the history & science of Texas surfing. Second tour at 1:00pm 10:00 a.m. Art Museum of South Texas’ Andy Warhol: Myths & Legends from the Cochran Collection exhibition 11:00 a.m. Hurricane Alley Waterpark: Free Admission for active duty military 11:00 a.m. Mayor’s Big Bang Parade, provided by Flint Hills Resources (see map) 11:30 a.m. Mayor’s Big Bang Kids Zone featuring Chica's Rock (see map) 11:30 a.m. Mayor’s Big Bang Food Truck Court, provided by the Corpus Christi DMD (see map) 12:00 p.m. July 4th Independence Day Regatta presented by Corpus Christi M.O.R.F 5:00 p.m. Grand View Lounge Firework Viewing Party (361-883-5111 for reservations). Official Big Bang VIP Party 5:30 p.m. Mayor’s Big Bang presents JonMikael Mrez live at the Corpus Christi Visitor Information Center 6:00 p.m. Fajitaville Grille: Live DJ’s and Firework Viewing Party (361-888-5554 for reservations) 6:45 p.m. Texas State Aquarium’s 25th Anniversary and 4th of July BBQ 7:00 p.m. Mayor’s Big Bang presents Steven James & the Jaded live in concert Cole Park Amphitheater (See map, Free admission) 7:00 p.m. Harrison's Landing: Firework Viewing Party B.Y.O.C (Bring Your Own Chair) and live music by Chris Saenz 8:30 p.m. Executive Surf Club: Live music by Public Disturbance 9:00 p.m. Harbor Bridge Light Show (Choreographed to music on 92.7FM, 95.5FM and 1440AM) 9:30 p.m. Mayor’s Big Bang Fireworks Display, provided by H-E-B and S.E.A. District sunday, july 5 7:30 a.m. Corpus Christ First Bridge Walk Harbor Bridge 1:00 p.m. Art Museum of South Texas’ Andy Warhol: Myths & Legends from the Cochran Collection exhibition 2:00 p.m. Harrison's Landing: Live music by Kevin Hill

TEXAS STATE AQUARIUM SHARK WEEK KICKOFF PARTY

Join us for a shark-filled shindig unlike any other in CC - we'll have a scavenger hunt with prizes, a photo area feat. Charlotte, our 20-foot long inflatable shark, face painting, educational activities, and giveaways all day long! Come take a bite out of Shark Week at the Texas State Aquarium! Visit https://tickets.texasstateaquarium.org/Sales/Admission/TicketSales.aspx for ticket prices.

4TH OF JULY AT NORTH BAYFRONT PARK

Bring the family out to the Corpus Christi Visitor Information Center to spend the 4th of July! While your out here, pick up your official Corpus Christi 4th of July Big Bang Celebration t-shirt from the Visitor Information Center. Limited quantity available, limit one per person. With snacks, drinks, and souvenirs available for purchase at the Visitor Information Center from 9AM to 9PM, North Bayfront Park is the perfect place to watch the fireworks over Corpus Christi Bay & enjoy some fun in the sun with the whole family! The Visitor Center patio will host live music from 5:30PM to 7:00PM featuring the following artists: 5:30-5:50PM- Ky-Leigh Martinez 6:00-6:25PM- Frank & Lakeita 6:30-7:00pm- JonMikael Mrez We will also have a face painter available and on site for the kiddos (and adults too).