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Tickets for the following upcoming events are now available from WAWTix.com, the event ticketing website powered by Wide Awake Wilson.

Escape Room: Superheroes Unite

Thursday, Aug. 8; Friday, Aug. 9; and Friday, Aug. 23, 5 to 10 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 10 and 24, noon to 9 p.m.

Education Exchange

2801-2H Ward Blvd, Shoppes at Brentwood, Wilson

Save the lives of the superheroes of our generation at the summer Escape Room at Education Exchange. Room escapes are a kind of physical adventure games in which people get locked in a room with other players and need to cooperate to use elements of the room to solve a series of puzzles, find clues and escape the room within a set time limit. Tickets are $25; private room for up to eight people is $160. Purchase online at WAWtix.com.

Wilson Tobs

Thursday, Aug. 1 at 7:15 p.m.

Sat, Aug. 3 at 7 p.m.

Fleming Stadium

300 Stadium St. NW, Wilson

Wilson Tobs is a top level collegiate summer baseball team that competes in the Coastal Plain League. Purchase tickets online at WAWtix.com.

Truck and Tractor Pull

Friday, Aug. 2, and Saturday, Aug. 3, at 7 p.m.

Wilson County Fairgrounds

2331 U.S. 301 S., Wilson

Don’t miss out on the heart-pounding excitement of the Wilson County Fair 300 Truck and Tractor Pull at Wilson County Fairgrounds. Tractor pulling is a competitive motor sport in which modified farm tractors, modified tractors or trucks drag a metal sled along a prescribed course. The sled contains a box filled with weight that is mechanically winched forward as the sled progresses along the course. This event is sanctioned by the United Pullers of the Carolinas. Tickets for kids ages 7 to 12 are $10; adults, $12. Kids 6 and under free. Purchase tickets online at WAWtix.com.

Birds, Bees, Butterflies and Growing Pollinator Gardens

Saturday, Sept. 14, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Johnston County Center

2736 N.C. 210, Smithfield

Pollinator gardens, birds, bees and butterflies will be the focus of this one-day symposium. It is part of an ongoing effort by Johnston County Extension Master Gardeners to educate the public. Expert speakers from around the state will provide a plethora of information. Bringing these concepts together, the final speaker will present how to design a pollinator garden that will cohesively combine all three areas. Tickets are $45. NCEMGVA members get $10 off. Purchase tickets online at WAWtix.com.

Let There Be Wine and Cheese!

Wednesday, Oct. 16, 6 p.m.

Grapenuts

3711-B Peppermill Drive, Wilson

Ever wonder how they create those beautiful cheese plates? How they choose the cheeses that pair so wonderfully with the wine? Enjoy eight unique artisan cheeses carefully paired with eight wines. Participants will discuss choosing cheeses to complement wine. Tickets are $30. Purchase tickets online at WAWtix.com.

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