Weekly Picks

See fireworks explode over Lake Lure at an Independence Day boat tour on Wednesday, July 4, beginning at sundown. $25 for boat tour; fireworks are free. Info, location and registration for boat tour: 625-1373. See the Festivals section of the Calendar for more Fourth of July celebrations.

Learn about the nocturnal creatures of WNC as the Blue Ridge Parkway hosts a "creatures of the night" twilight stroll on Thursday, July 5 at 7 p.m. Registration required. Info, location and RSVP: 298-5330.

Enjoy an afternoon of free music in downtown Asheville as Carol Rifkin and Paul's Creek Band perform as part of the Pickin' on the Porch series at the Thomas Wolfe Memorial, 52 N. Market St., on Friday, July 6 at noon. Info: http://www.wolfememorial.com.

Anam Cara Theatre Company, 203 Haywood Road, presents the seventh installment of Naked Girls Reading, selections about taboos, on Saturday, July 7 at 8 p.m. $10/$12. 18 and over. Info: http://anamcaratheatre.blogspot.com or 545-3861.

Youth OUTright will host a screening of Bullied, a documentary about the first student who stood up to anti-gay tormentors and won a federal lawsuit against his school district. Held on Sunday, July 8 from 4-6 p.m. at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 20 Oak St. Free. Info: http://youthoutright.org or 772-1912.

A piano recital, featuring works by Beethoven and Chopin, will be performed by Windsor Johnson on Monday, July 9 at 7:30 p.m. at Jubilee Community Church, 46 Wall St. Donations accepted. Info: www.jubileecommunity.org or 252-5335.

Disclaimer Comedy presents comedian Jarrod Harris at Lexington Avenue Brewery, 39 North Lexington Ave., on Tuesday, July 10 at 9 p.m. $7/$5 in advance. Info: http://www.disclaimercomedy.com.

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