The Miss Firecracker Contest
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
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
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.
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
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.
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