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Fun on the Fourth

3rd annual Coast Watchers Convoy

10 a.m.; parade starts at Long Beach Harbor, continues east on U.S. 90; the Mississippi Coast Watchers group features a convoy of classic and current vehicles; group is named after the original military and civilian volunteers who watched the shores along the Coast for enemy ships and planes during WWII; (228) 697-7718

Ocean Springs Fourth of July Celebration

8:45 p.m.; Front Beach, Ocean Springs; enjoy the fireworks at the former park site of Fort Maurepas on Front Beach. Held in conjunction with Ocean Springs Music Fest; (228) 875-8665

Gulfport Fourth of July Fireworks

8:45 p.m.; Jones Park, U.S. 90, Gulfport; (228) 214-3600 ext. 301

Biloxi’s Fourth of July Fireworks Display

9 p.m.; Biloxi Town Green, U.S. 90, Biloxi; fireworks shot from Deer Island; (228) 617-3112

Pascagoula Fourth of July

Celebration 2009

Begins at dusk; Beach Park, Pascagoula; hosted by the city of Pascagoula; (228) 938-6604

Rods & Hawgs Party

Noon; all weekend long; The Shed Barbeque & Blues Joint, 15094 Mills Ave., Gulfport; features street rods, customers, bikes, food, life entertainment and fireworks; presented by Gulf Coast Motorsports & The Shed BBQ; (228) 832-1147 or (228) 596-0664