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CORRECTION (7/16/04): Arts Calendar
Because of incorrect information provided to The Post and Courier, the Monday Night Blues event at Bar 145 was incorrect in Thursday's Preview section and in the July Arts Calendar that appeared June 27. Ann Caldwell will not perform July 19. Call 437-1958 for more information about the series.
FESTIVALS & SPECIAL EVENTS
JULY 1 - SEPTEMBER: The Karpeles Manuscript Museum presents a special exhibit on the history and events leading to the Louisiana Purchase. 68 Spring St. at the corner of Spring and Coming streets. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Free parking and admission. Call 853-4651 for more information.
JULY 4: The city of Charleston presents America the Beautiful: Charleston's Independence Day Celebration featuring choirs, bands, dancers and more. The evening will end with a musically accompanied fireworks display. Kids activities begin at 6 p.m. and the main event begins at 8:15 p.m. Brittlebank Park. Free. Call 670-5634 for more information.
JULY 4: The South Carolina Aquarium celebrates Independence Day on its riverside terrace! Stephen Duvall Catering and Events will serve refreshments to enjoy while viewing a fireworks show over the Cooper River. Rotie Salley will provide live entertainment. Beach chairs welcome. No coolers please. Limited seating is available. 7:30 p.m. Adults: $15 for members, $20 for non-members; children (11 and under): $10 for members, $15 for non-members. Call 577-3474 (FISH) to buy your tickets.
JULY 10: The Charleston Museum as a Second Saturday family program presents a "Country Fair" including a petting zoo, camel rides, exotic birds, crafts and games galore. 360 Meeting St. 10 a.m.-noon. $9 for adults and $4 for children. Children under 3 and members are free. Call 722-2996
JULY 17: The Gibbes Museum of Art as a Sensational Saturday! program for children ages 4-12 with accompanying adults presents a watercolor batik program by art instructor Jennifer Benner focusing on the "Myths and Metaphors: The Art of Leo Twiggs" exhibit. 135 Meeting St. 10 a.m.-noon. $7 for member adult with child and $4 per additional child. $11 and $6 for non-members.
JULY 23: The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission presents a Moonlight Mixer: "Shaggin' on the Pier." Enjoy dancing under the stars while DJ Rob Duren spins oldies and beach music. Food and beverages will available on-site for purchase. Folly Beach Fishing Pier. 7-11 p.m. $8 for Charleston county residents, $10 for non-county residents, and $10 at the gate, if available. Food, beverage & parking fee is not included. For tickets call 795-4FUN (4386).
JULY 31: The Charleston Museum presents an American Girl Doll Party for Frisbee-fanatic Kailey featuring crafts and activities related to her world. 360 Meeting St. 10 a.m.-noon. $8 for members and $10 for non-members. Tickets include admission for one child and one adult. Reservations requested. Call 722-2996.
SUNDAYS 'TIL SEPT.: The businesses at Aquarium Wharf present Funday Sundays featuring kid activities, vendors selling local art and gifts, and music. Liberty Square and Fountain Walk. Noon-5 p.m. For information, visit www.aquariumwharf.com.
JULY 10: The Gibbes Museum of Art presents a Columbia City Ballet sneak preview performance of "Off the Wall and Onto the Stage: Dancing the Art of Jonathan Green." 135 Meeting St. 11 a.m. $9 for non-members (includes museum admission). Members free. Call 722-2706 and visit www.gibbesmuseum.org.
JULY 1: The Charleston County Public Library's St. Andrew's Regional Branch presents "Step to the Beat with Tim Sonefelt" for school-aged children presented by the Children's Museum of the Lowcountry. 1735 N. Woodmere Dr. 2 p.m. Free. Call 766-2546.
JULY 2: The Charleston County Public Library's James Island Branch presents "The Dancing Man" for school-aged children. 1248 Camp Rd. 11 a.m. Free. Call 722-7550.
JULY 5: Monday Night Blues presents poets Jeff Slotkin, Donna Levine, and Bohdan Kot, with music by the MNB band led by Fred Hudson II. An open mike session will take place after the performances. Bar 145, 145 Calhoun St. (above Millennium Music). 7:30 pm. Free to all. For more information, call Elle at 437-1958.
JULY 7, 8, 14: The Charleston County …