Fourth of July events across the Lowcountry

calendar@islandpacket.comJune 27, 2012 

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  • 27th annual Hilton Head Firecracker 5K run: 8 a.m. July 4, Shelter Cove Community Park, Hilton Head Island. $35. 843-757-8520.

  • Fourth of July parade at The Sea Pines Resort: 9:30 a.m. July 4, Harbour Town, The Sea Pines Resort, Hilton Head Island. Meet at the parking lot adjacent to the Harbour Town Lighthouse at 8:30 a.m. to register and pick up decorating supplies. 843-842-1979,

  • Bluffton Children's Fourth of July Parade: 10-11 a.m. July 4. Starts at The Church of the Cross on Calhoun Street and goes down Lawton Street. Calhoun Street will be closed for one hour from Water Street to Lawton Street for the parade.

  • "Pop Goes the Fourth!," presented by The Sandbox, An Interactive Children's Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. July 4, The Sandbox Children's Museum, 18A Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island. $10; $8 for military and seniors; free for kids under 12 months. 843-842-7645.

  • Fireworks at Harbour Town: 5 p.m. July 4, Harbour Town, The Sea Pines Resort, Hilton Head Island. Fireworks will be launched at dusk over Calibogue Sound between Harbour Town and Daufuskie Island. 843-842-1979.

  • HarbourFest: 5 p.m. July 4, Shelter Cove Harbour, Hilton Head Island. Cappy the Clown performs from 6 to 9 p.m. Entertainer Shannon Tanner performs at 6:30 and 8 p.m. An extended July 4 fireworks show begins at dusk. 843-686-9098.

  • Town of Port Royal Fourth of July celebration: 5-10:30 p.m July 4, The Sands, Port Royal. The fireworks shows on Parris Island and in Port Royal will be visible. 843-522-9923

  • Fireworks over Skull Creek: 6 p.m. July 4, Hudson's Seafood House on the Docks, 1 Hudson Road, Hilton Head Island. Skull Creek's fireworks are the last to go off. Free parking and shuttle service from the Hilton Head Island Boys & Girls Club on Gumtree Road starting at 6 p.m. Restaurants along Skull Creek will offer entertainment, food and drinks. 843-681-2772, ext. 100.

  • Independence Day celebration at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island: 6:30-10 p.m. July 4, Peatross Parade Deck, 283 Boulevard De France, Parris Island. 843-228-3410.

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