Fourth of July events around Northern Michigan

The town of Nolensville will launch the extended celebration on Saturday, July 1 at Nolensville Park, with activities, inflatables, food trucks, music and fireworks at dusk.

Firecracker Festival - This annual festival includes rides, food, fireworks and more.

The closing ceremony will include a community church service at 10 a.m.at Lou Mac Park (504 South Ave, Oriental). The fireworks finale will be in the evening on July 4. Fireworks after 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Pagosa Springs; visitpagosasprings.com.

Neenah - Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at Riverside Park. Includes a kick-off announcement by Cocoa Mayor Henry Parrish III, the annual "Symphony Under the Stars" concert by Maestro Chris Confessore and the Brevard Symphony Orchestra, and fireworks at 9:15 p.m. Concessions available for purchase. For more information, visit www.townofbethanybeach.com.

Spend a day there soaking in the sunshine, enjoying the water, and lakeside attractions like Wynnwood and Hidden Cove Park as well as the Hawaiian Falls Water Park. The dance and electronic band Quiet Fire begins playing at 7 p.m., followed by fireworks beginning at 9:15 p.m.

Fireworks can be seen along the Chester River and Wilmer Park, beginning at dusk.

Rockville:The city's Independence Day event is celebrating its second year at Mattie J.T. Stepanek Park (1800 Piccard Drive, Rockville) in King Farm.

Fireworks at dusk, viewable from anywhere in Dewey.

Rocky Mount - Independence Day Celebration on July 3rd at the Rocky Mount Sports Complex.

Teaneck's Fourth of July celebration will go from 10 a.m.to 2 p.m.at Votee Park. Features fireworks, live music, vendors, and entertainment.

- Breckenridge - Celebrate Independence Day: Begins with Independence Day 10K Trail Run at 7 a.m. with fireworks at 9:45 p.m., Breckenridge; visitbreck.com.

The Village of Providence will have a free fireworks show at 7 p.m. Tuesday with live entertainment by the U.S. Army Concert Band on the lawn. 10 a.m. -2 p.m. Tuesday.

The 4th of July Celebration in Boonville will have a fireworks display by Spirit of '76 Fireworks. At 8:30 p.m., the Venetian Night Lighted Boat Parade will float along the lake until fireworks begin.

Food vendors, activities, 6 p.m.; live music, 8 p.m.; fireworks display, 10 p.m. Tuesday, Lake Boren Park, Southeast 84th Avenue and Coal Creek Parkway Southeast, Newcastle (425-649-4444 or newcastlewa.gov). A parade through Metamora will start at 6:00 p.m.

UNCLE SAM JAM: 4 p.m.to 10 p.m., Parc International, downtown Lafayette.

The town's July 4th celebration begins at noon with a community parade led by the Dixie Land Trio.

Bowie: The Prince George's Stadium (4101 Crain Highway, Bowie), home of the Bowie Baysox, will begin their Independence Day Celebration at 6:35 p.m. with the Baysox vs. Hartford Yard Goats game.

Beer will be tapped at 3 p.m. and served at 4 p.m. Monday; on Tuesday, join in "kegs and eggs' at 10 a.m. followed by a parade and live music".

- Quarryville: The Southern End Community Association's festival and fireworks happen July 8.

Enjoy the magnificent glow of the Alton Fireworks Spectacular at the Liberty Bank Alton Amphitheater on July 3. They will be followed at 7:30 p.m.by the Trenton Brass Quintet Plus One, a six-piece ensemble performing Americana and a variety of popular melodies. Fireworks around 9:15 p.m.

Fireworks at Lake Fairfax Park.

The Somerset County Park Commission is holding its annual Independence Day Family Festival July 4 at North Branch Park. There will be food trucks onsite and fireworks after dark.

  • Leroy Wright