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 Nov. 1. 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
Thursday, Carolina Beach
Each Thursday during the summer Carolina Beach stages live music and fireworks from 6 to 9 p.m. on the Carolina Beach Boardwalk. Carolina Beach. Free. 910-458-8434. www.pleasureislandnc.org
Surf Fishing Workshop
Tuesday, 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.
Fun Fourth Festival
Saturday, July 3-4
Enjoy activities, entertainment, food, fireworks and parade on the last day. Please check Web site for times. Downtown Greensboro. 336-2744595. www.FunFourthFestival.org
Fantastic Fourth Celebration
July 3-5, Atlanta
Atlanta's largest Fourth of July celebration with fireworks and laser shows. 10 a.m.- 8 p.m. Fireworks will be at 9:30 p.m. Memorial/Laser Lawn at Stone Park, US 78 East, Exit 8, Stone Mountain, Ga. 770-498-5690. www.stonemountainpark.com
Mebane Family Music Festival
July 4, Mebane
Enjoy live music and fireworks, 7:30 - 10 p.m. July 4. Mebane Arts and Community Center, 622 Corregidor St, Mebane. 563-3629.
6th Annual Franklin Folk Festival
July 17-18, Franklin
A celebration of Appalachian heritage, downtown, Main St., Franklin. 828-369-7411.