WHAT: Thunder Over Thurmond, music, air shows, fireworks, more
WHEN: 4:30-midnight July 7
• 7 p.m. - Silver Wings Jump Team
• 7:30 p.m. - Gary Ward Airshow
• 8 p.m. - Music by The Fabulous Expressions
• 9:45 p.m. - fireworks
10:30 p.m.-midnight - The Jimmy Van Zant Band
WHERE: Dorn Sports Fishing and Boating Facility, State Road 33 and 124, McCormick, S.C.
MORE: (866) 208-5901, thunder-over-thurmond.com
WHAT: Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band
WHEN: 8 p.m. July 5; gates open at 7 p.m.
WHERE: Barton Field on Chamberlain Avenue, Fort Gordon
DETAILS: Actor and musician Gary Sinise and his band will perform a free concert sponsored by the Augusta Warrior Project; bring blankets and lawn chairs; augustawarriorproject.org
OF NOTE: All vehicles must enter gate 1 off Gordon Highway. Passengers age 16 and older must have a government-issued ID, driver must have vehicle registration and proof of insurance.
WHAT: Augusta Amusements Big Band Salutes America
WHEN: 7:30 p.m. July 7; doors open at 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: Jabez Hardin Performing Arts Center, 7022 Evans Towne Center Blvd.
DETAILS: $20, $25; songs to honor the military, including classics from Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington; www.augustaamusements.com/events.htm, (706) 726-0366
WHAT: First Thursday at Midtown Market
WHEN: 5-8 p.m. July 5
WHERE: Midtown Market, 2113 Kings Way
DETAILS: Food, music; Charmain Zimmerman Brackett, featured author; Leonard “Porkchop” Zimmerman, featured artist; Storyland Theatre, Cup Charity; (706) 364-8479
CANDLELIGHT JAZZ: 3 SIDES OF JAZZ AND DOC EASTON SMOOTH JAZZ
WHEN: 8 p.m. July 8
WHERE: Augusta Riverwalk, River Stage at Eighth Street
DETAILS: Bring seating, picnic; $6; (706) 495-6238, gardencityjazz.com
HOPELANDS SUMMER CONCERTS: SWINGSATION
WHEN: 7 p.m. July 9
WHERE: Hopelands Gardens
DETAILS: Bring lawn chair, blanket, picnic; free; alcohol prohibited; (803) 642-7631
MUSIC IN THE PARK: SPLIT RAIL
WHEN: 7 p.m. July 12
WHERE: Maude Edenfield Park, North Augusta
DETAILS: Free; (803) 442-7588, naartscouncil.org