Fourth of July parades, fireworks, more

Fourth of July parades, fireworks, more

Following is a quick look at some of the celebrations across the region.

Citizens Bank Park: The Phillies will host *a second night* of post-July 4 fireworks after the Phils take on the Padres. This family-friendly event begins at 2pm, with fireworks at 9:15pm, and tickets run $25 for adults and $15 for kids.

Farragut hosts their 30th Independence Day parade on July Fourth at 11408 Municipal Center Drive. Views from boats on the lake will be enhanced by reflections on the water. Entertainment begins at 6 p.m., including a DJ and performances by guitarist and vocalist Letriah Masters of Haverhill, and "The Take", a local band led by Haverhill High School music teacher Dean Tsioropoulos.

Ribfest Fireworks. 9:30 p.m. Knoch Park, 724 S. West St. Naperville.

All day Friday, Mancos Pizza will donate part of its sales to the fireworks show. Fireworks start about 9:15 p.m. Before the display, FunHouse will present Top 40 music at the Savin Rock bandstand, 7-9 p.m.

The Pioneer Days Parade is at 10 a.m., and the Rotary Club's annual buffalo barbecue is 11 a.m.to 2 p.m., in City Park. Free shuttles will run from downtown Eureka Springs to the lake.

5k Road Race begins at 7:30 a.m.at Mount Abraham Union High School, ending at at the town green. 10 a.m. -3 p.m. Music will be by vocalists Heather Pluimer and Christina Vander Pol and organist Phil Erffmeyer.

Fireworks atop the Cape May Lighthouse on the 3rd, and at 9 p.m. on Congress Beach on the 4th. The vehicle show takes place from 9 a.m.to 4 p.m. Citizens are invited to decorate wagons, trikes, bikes, pets or even themselves and join the parade. Following the parade festivities begin at 3 p.m.at Lakefront Park, 71 Nippersink Blvd., with family activities, games, food, beer tent and more. If you're feeling extra patriotic, enjoy a Main Street parade and more at City Hall starting at 8:30 am.

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There will be concessions and music following the parade.

Fort Laramie National Historic Site near Douglas will be hosting its annual "Old-Fashioned" Fourth of July celebration on Tuesday.

Noon-9 p.m. - Kids' activities on Front Street.

- Road races: 8 a.m. Tuesday, July 4, on the Common.

At 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, the 127-year-old Casper Municipal Band will perform its annual Fourth of July concert in the Washington Park band shell. $25 per carload. www.stancountyparks.com. Reservations required. Passenger check-in at 5 p.m. Musical entertainment will be performing on the amphitheater beginning at 7 p.m. Fireworks at dusk over the lake at Main Beach.

- Pancake breakfast: 8 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 4, at the Masonic Lodge, 18 Johnson St. Coffee and Lemonade will be provided.

Festivities will begin at 6:30 p.m., with comments from First Selectman James Zeoli.