If fighting the crowds is still not your cup of tea, check out the local shows in Maryland and Virginia we've compiled below, and on this map.
Belhaven - 4th of July Parade starts at 11 a.m., concerts begin at 2 p.m. and fireworks begins at 9 p.m. If you plan on lighting fireworks, be careful when handling them.
Most other communities are celebrating on Independence Day itself. Tune in to WITZ-FM 104.7 for music that corresponds with the fireworks. There will be a reading of the Declaration of Independence at the museum of Richard Stockton-a signer of the Declaration-historical demonstrations, live music and food vendors.
Falls ChurchCelebration. 7-10 p.m.at George Mason High School, 7124 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church.
Greenville kick-offs Independence Day with their 5th annual "American Downtown" event with a parade at 2 p.m. and fireworks at 10 p.m. Rain date is July 5.
The City of ElizabethtonIndependence Day Celebration will begin at 11 a.m. with a patriotic march and bike parade starting at the first block of downtown and ending at Covered Bridge Park. The parade lineup is at 5 p.m.at the former Cleveland Town Hall and begins at 6 p.m. Fireworks start at dark.
Ewing's Patriotic Committee will host a fireworkscelebration on Saturday, July 1 on Green Lane at The College of New Jersey. The event will now be held in conjunction with Chelsea City Fest on July 1 and will feature various vendors and food truck operators. Parking is $10 per vehicle.
- Denver - Independence Eve Fireworks: 8 p.m., Civic Center Park, 101 W. 14th Ave., Denver; denver.org.
Father of missing California boy was flight risk The 5-year-old's body has not been found, but homicide investigators say there's enough evidence to charge his father with murder. The father of a 5-year-old Pasadena boy missing since April was arrested on suspicion of murder , Los Angeles Times reported.
More than 70 years later, big band and swing music will return to the historic site on Saturday, July 8, featuring a night of period-correct song and dance - along with dance lessons - starting at 5:30 p.m. Some seats will be available near the playground at Southside Park, but the majority of seating will be at Yeonas Park, which is located immediately to the east. Fireworks are at 9:15 p.m. "This event is being made possible by many of our partners and Spark in the Park has become the area's newest tradition". A park shuttle will transport people between the inn and parking lots throughout the park.
So where should you set up your picnic blanket this Independence Day? N., Seattle; free general admission, reserved seating available at both venues; all bags searched on entry, prohibited items include all weapons, sparklers and other fireworks, laser lights and pointers, pets, skateboards, glass containers, alcohol, footballs, Frisbees and other projectiles (seafair.com/events/2017/seafair-summer-4th).
- Steamboat Springs - July 4th Celebration: Rodeos, music and more. Gates open at 3:30 p.m., fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
4th of July Jam at Washington Park - Spend the day enjoying the park, entertainment and games with a fireworks display at the close of the evening. The farm has great views and plenty of parking. Free admission and free parking begin at 6:30 p.m.in Concourse Parking Decks Five and Six. Dueling Barges Fireworks display at Go 4th on the River.
- Parade 9:30 a.m. beginning at Tarpon Bay Road and Periwinkle (Bailey's Center), ending at Periwinkle and Casa Ybel Road (Jerry's Center). Tickets are required to watch the show inside Six Flags.
The Grand Parade will start at 10 a.m. on Water and Lake streets.
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It's expected to include Jon Bernthal , who had a role in the first film as the villain and brother of Affleck's character. Once these deals are solidified then work will move forward on actually solidifying the actual story for the sequel.
Accessory manufacturer Hyperkin will be bringing back the original Xbox controller for the Xbox One, Xbox One S and Xbox One X. Both consoles offer 1 TB storage, but the Xbox One X also has a 4K/HDR Blu-ray player, which you can't find on the PS4 Pro.
Prime Minister Theresa May also said the government won't penalize any fire survivors in the country illegally. But fire-safety experts have said the blaze was probably due to a string of failures, not just the cladding.
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The rider wouldn't quite know which vehicle to be looking for the and the driver wouldn't know who the rider is. In that case, you can select cash as the payment method and the rider will have to pay at the end of the trip.
Duffin ruled that authorities had inappropriately promised the then-16-year-old leniency in exchange for his confession. The video also shows what appears to be detectives guiding Dassey to the answers they wanted.
You'll need an iPhone 5s or newer, a 5th generation iPad or newer, an iPad Mini 2 or newer, or an iPad Air (1 or 2). Whichever device you decide to install the iOS 11 public beta onto, make sure you carry out a full backup first.
With Fairley out, the Saints will lean on Sheldon Rankins , David Onyemata and Tyeler Davison as their top interior defenders. Fairley's heart condition came up in his pre-draft physical before the Lions selected him with the 13th overall pick in 2011.
He spent the previous two seasons in the Swiss pro league, where he was coached by current Ottawa Senators coach Guy Boucher. New Jersey is coming off its worst season in almost three decades, finishing with a 28-40-14 record.
Microsoft unveiled its new console, Xbox One X
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Blood centers to celebrate World Blood Donor Day on Wednesday
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AP analysis: Democrats may benefit from gerrymandering
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