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So, with the big old Independence day coming up, does anyone have anything special planned? Family gatherings, favorite fireworks shows, or yearly rituals? I also know we have quite a few non U.Sers in TAY, but I'd still like to hear about any big shiny explosions you enjoy.

Myself? I'm planning on going with a friend to visit some of my relatives at the Indianapolis Zoo. I used to go to a fireworks show that the little town I'm from would throw, but they stopped getting donations, and couldn't afford it. Now there is only one big show for me, and thats Thunder over Louiville (pictured). Not really a July 4th thing, they have a 30 minute show to commemorate the opening of the Kentucky derby every year.

Now.......GO!