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ANNUAL EAST COAST GOT-EM-ON CLASSIC July 6-7: Enjoy this long running fishing tournament in its 28th year. 910-458-5065. Carolina Beach, Wilmington, N.C.

BATTLE OF HUCK'S DEFEAT July 14-15: A reenactment of the battle of Huck's defeat will take place near the actual site of the engagement. Historic Brattonsville, McConnells, SC. 803-684-2327.

BATTLESHIP BLAST July 4: Watch one of the largest choreographed fireworks displays in the State cascade over the Battleship. 6 p.m. 910-251-5797 ext. 2048. Wilmington, N.C.

BEYOND THE MAKER'S MARK July 1-22: Celebrated, silversmith, Paul de Lamerie's Silver in the Cahn Collection to be shown. Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, Tenn. 901-544-6200.

BODY WORLDS July 1-31: Featuring more than 200 human specimens that allow visitors see and understand physiology in an unforgettable anatomy lesson. $8-$22. Discovery Place. 704-372-6261.

CAROLINA CELEBRATION OF LIBERTY July 1, 4 & 7:30 p.m. First Baptist Church, Columbia, S.C. 803-256-4251.

CENTER CITY GREEN MARKET July 1-31: Fresh local produce, fish, flowers, and handmade crafts. July 7: Red, White and Blueberry Pancakes -- Heroes Day and Firefighter's Pancake Breakfast. Every Saturday, 8 a.m.--1 p.m. Seventh Street, across from Reid's Fine Foods. www.

CENTER OF THE EARTH GALLERY July 1-27: New works by Elena Madden and James Couper. 704-375-5756. or

CHARLOTTE MERCHANDISE MART July 3-8: Universoul Circus; July 14: Hot Import Nights. 704-333-7709.

CLASSY-CHASSIS CAR SHOW & COUNTRY FLEA MARKET July 7. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Antique & Classic cars and Motorcycles on the plantation at Historic Poplar Grove. Includes vendors, food and prizes. Poplar Grove Plantation 10200 US Hwy 17 North Wilmington, N.C.

COMEDY ACTING DAYCAMPS July 1-31: For boys and girls ages 8-18. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Theatre Charlotte. 704-540-7781.

ELDER GALLERY July 6-31: World of Enjoyment. New works by Leandro Manzo. 704-370-6337.

FAMILY CULTURAL APPRECIATION DAY July 28: Event consists of youth arts and crafts, storytellers, films, workshops, puppet show, dancers, vocalist exhibitions and Shotgun House Experience tours and games. 12-6 p.m. Afro-American Cultural Center.

FESTIVAL FOR THE ENO July 4, 7 & 8: Durham City Park, Durham, N.C.

FLEA MARKET July: Every Saturday and Sunday. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. State Fairgrounds. 919-821-7400. Raleigh, N.C.



FUN FOURTH FESTIVAL July 1, 3 & 4. Greensboro, N.C.


INDEPENDENCE DAY FESTIVAL July 7: Fireworks, bbq, games/crafts and live music f/ Edwin McCain, Laura Blackley, and Jackson Crossing presented by The Lodges at Eagles Nest. $20 ADV/$25. The Heart Rock Amphitheatre, Banner Elk, N.C. 828-898-8645.

INDEPENDENCE DAY FIREWORKS AT CAROLINA BEACH July 4: Enjoy fireworks at 9:30 p.m. at the beach. For more information call 910-458-2993. Wilmington, N.C.

INDEPENDENCE IN THE PARK July 4: Amusement rides, concessions and live music by Too Much Sylvia. Monroe, N.C.

INSIDE PITCH July 21-22: Toy, Hobby, Sportscard & NASCAR Show. Metrolina Expo Trade Center. 919-553-4285. Raleigh, N.C.

INTERGALACTIC BEAD SHOW July 28-29. Metrolina Expo Trade Center, bldg. # 3. 888-729-6904.

ISLAND HERITAGE FESTIVAL July 1-2: 5-day celebration of 12 programs honoring the history and culture of African-Americans "Gullah People", and the historic treasures of their Sea Island home "James Island". Charleston, S.C.

JULY 4TH HERITAGE CELEBRATION July 4. Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, Belmont, N.C. 704-825-4490.

JOSEPH-BETH BOOKSELLERS July 7: Bill and Susan Hayes sign Like Sands Through the Hourglass; July 9: Omar Tyree signs The Last Street Novel; July 20: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Release Party. One minute past midnight, grab your book and go! Party starts at 10 p.m. 704-602-9800.

KIDSFEST July 1-31: "Untamed Illusions" brings majestic cats and grand illusions for summertime family fun in the Great Smoky Mountains. Dollywood, Pigeon Forge, Tenn.

THE KERNERSVILLE FIREWORKS DISPLAY July 4: Patriotic concert on the Kernersville Elementary School football field beginning at 7 p.m. Fourth of July Park. 336-996-3062. Free Winston-Salem, N.C.

THE LEXINGTON COUNTY PEACH FESTIVAL July 4, 9 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Gilbert Community Park, Columbia, S.C. 803-892-5207.

LIVING HISTORY DAYS July 7, 21, 28. Historic Brattonsville, McConnells, SC. 803-684-2327.

MEMPHIS FARMER'S MARKET July 7: Sounds Corny, But We're All Ears; July 14: Berryville; July 21: Just Peachy; July 28: Tomato "To-mah-to". For more information, call 901-575-0592. Memphis, Tenn.

MINT MUSEUM OF ART July 1-8: Vantage Point VI: Tom Hunter: Contemporary Narratives. July 1-22: Lynn Saville, "Night Vision": photographs in the post twilight hours. July 1-31: "An American Vision": Henry Francis du Pont's Winterthur Museum. Chronicling America's past through the decorative and useful arts of our ancestors from 1640-1860. July 1: Winterthur: Henry Francis du Pont's adventures in collecting American antiques free lecture, 3 p.m. July 10-12: Teen Drawing camp for students grades 7-12 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. $75-$90. July 24-26, July 31-Aug. 2: Adult/Child workshop for children ages 3-5 accompanied by an adult. Children learn about original works of art and have hands on art activities from 10-11:30 a.m. $30-$50. 704-337-2098. July 29: Enjoy an afternoon of chamber music popular in 18th and early 19th century America at 3 p.m.

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