Weekly itinerary

May 31, 2009 

The Miss Firecracker Contest

Today, Wilson

Presented by Theatre of the American South 2 p.m. Boykin Cultural Center, 108 Nash St. NE., Wilson. $18-$20. 252-291-4329 ext. 10. www.theateroftheamericansouth.org

The Last Flapper

Today, Wilson

Presented by Theatre of the American South. 7:30 p.m. Boykin Cultural Center, 108 Nash St. NE., Wilson. $18-$20. 252-291-4329 ext. 10. www.theateroftheamericansouth.org

Annual Rose Exhibit

Today, Asheville

Sponsored by the Asheville Blue Ridge Rose Society. Noon to 5 p.m. Education Center, N.C. Arboretum, 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville. 828-665-2492.

Moore in America

Through October, Atlanta

The largest outdoor exhibition in the U.S. of British artist Henry Moore's sculptures, Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-876-5859.

Tweetsie Railroad

Through Aug. 23, Blowing Rock

"Day Out with Thomas" the train, "Fun Fest with Bob the Builder." $22 (children 3-12) $30 (13 and up). www.tweetsie.com

Carolina Beach Film and Fireworks

June 4, Carolina Beach

Each Thursday during summer Carolina Beach stages live music and fireworks. 6-9 p.m. on the Carolina Beach Boardwalk. Carolina Beach. Free. 910-458-8434. www.pleasureislandnc.org

Sun Fun Festival

June 4-8, Myrtle Beach

Enjoy live entertainment, meet and greet famous artists, take in children's activities and more. Grand Park, Farrow Parkway, Myrtle Beach, S.C. www.sunfunfestival.com

Gourd Festival

June 5-7, Cherokee

Three-day event filled with various activities, Cherokee Indian Fair Grounds, 498 Tsali Blvd., Cherokee. 800-438-1601. www.cherokee-nc.com

Surf Fishing Workshop

June 9, 16 and 23, Kure Beach

Three-hour workshop includes one-hour class discussion followed by hands-on fishing. Pre-registration is required. N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher, 900 Loggerhead Road, Kure Beach. $6-$8. 910-458-8257.

Atlanta Fest

June 17-20, Atlanta

The Southeast's largest Christian music festival. Featuring Casting Crowns, Natalie Grant and Brandon Heath. Special Events Meadow at Stone Mountain Park, U.S. 78 East, Exit 8, Stone Mountain, Ga. $45-$90. 770-498-5690. www.stonemountainpark.com

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