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'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.
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 http://www.mbcparks-rec.org or call 304-264-4842.
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 http://www.celebratefrederick.com .