Fireworks listing for the area

July 02, 2010

Friday, July 2


BOONSBORO - Independence Day celebration features Rohrersville Cornet Band, activities and food. Starts at 5 p.m. Fireworks at dusk. Shafer Park. Rain date is July 5.

Smithsburg carnival

SMITHSBURG - Carnival rides, concert by Elvis tribute artist Kevin Booth. Fireworks at dusk. Smithsburg Community Volunteer Fire Co. grounds. Call 301-824-2889.

Saturday, July 3

Salute to Independence

SHARPSBURG - The Maryland Symphony Orchestra will perform patriotic music beginning at 7:30 p.m. Antietam National Battlefield, off Sharpsburg Pike, south of Hagerstown. A shuttle bus runs from the National Cemetery on Md. 34 east of Sharpsburg, from 3 to 11:30 p.m. Round trip costs $2; children ride free. Call 301-797-4000 or go to .


Independence Eve Jam

CLEAR SPRING - The event features five live bands, food on sale, kids' games, historic house tours of Plumb Grove with a patriotic flair and fireworks at dusk. Free. 3 p.m. Plumb Grove, Cumberland Street.

Sunday, July 4

Hagerstown fireworks

Hagerstown's Independence Day celebration will begin at 6 p.m. Sunday with opening ceremonies. Entertainment at 6:30 p.m., with Mary Lou and the Untouchables playing rhythm and blues and classic rock, free children's activities and a nine-hole golf course. A 15,996-shell fireworks display will follow at about 9:30 p.m. Bring blankets and lawn chairs. Personal fireworks, pets, bicycles and alcoholic beverages are prohibited. Hagerstown Fairgrounds Park, Cleveland Avenue, Hagerstown. Call 301-739-8577, ext. 116.

Patriotic celebration

WILLIAMSPORT - Freedom 5K race at 8:30 a.m. Entertainment from 10:45 a.m. to dusk featuring Dogfoot, Mathew Dodd, Elaini Arthur, May Weather and Williamsport Community Band. Patriotic contests. Fireworks at night. Call 301-223-7711.

Fourth of July at War Memorial Park

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Entertainment, food vendors and special activities for kids begin at 1 p.m. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. War Memorial Park. Go to or call 304-264-4842.

Frederick's Fourth

FREDERICK, Md. - Entertainment begins at noon and includes Shane Gamble, Vinyl Rhino and Kelly Bell Band, plus children's entertainment and Kountry K-9 show. Spires Brass Band performs from 8 p.m. until the fireworks begin at dusk. Baker Park, 121 N. Bentz St. Call 301-600-2489 or go to .

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