Variety of July 4th events scheduled throughout Tri-State area

June 28, 2002


Long Meadow Shopping Center fireworks

Featuring a concert by Spectrum from 7 to 9:30 p.m. and fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Intersection of Potomac and Northern avenues, Hagerstown. Rain date is Saturday.


"Freedom's Birth: An American Experience"

Re-enactors, history lectures, jazz and fireworks. Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Concert at Cavalier Heights at 7 p.m.; fireworks finale from Bolivar Heights at approximately 9:45 p.m. No entrance fee. Parking at Cavalier Heights Visitor Center, Bolivar Heights, throughout the day starting at 4:30 p.m. Parking areas will close at 8:30 p.m. 1-304-535-6298.

Thursday, July 4

Fireworks at Fairgrounds Park

Sponsored by the City of Hagerstown. Featuring entertainment from 6 to 9:30 p.m., fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Fairgrounds Park, Hagers-town. Call 301-739-8577, ext. 116.

Waynesboro Summer Jubilee and Fireworks

Fourth of July parade at 10 a.m. and other activities throughout the day. Fireworks at night. West Main Street, Pa. 16, across from Waynesboro Hospital. Free. 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Frederick's Fourth Celebration

The 19th annual celebration will feature entertainment, free children's activities, a chili cook-off, a volleyball tournament and boat rides. Baker Park, corner of Second and Bentz streets, Frederick, Md. Noon to 9 p.m. Fireworks at dusk. No pets.

Saturday, July 6

Salute to Independence

Featuring the Maryland Symphony Orchestra playing light classical and patriotic music, and a fireworks finale by Zambelli Internationale. Antietam National Battlefield, Sharpsburg Pike. Concert at 7:30 p.m., followed by fireworks. Free.

Community Day

Fireworks presented by Zambelli at 9:45 p.m. conclude a daylong schedule of events in a theme of "Freedom United." Most events are at the Emmittsburg Community Center, Emmittsburg, Md., beginning at 10 a.m., with a "Freedom United" program and concert beginning at 7 p.m.

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