Wednesday, July 1
Philly Horn Band, Doylestown Community Performing Arts Council, Central Park, 425 Wells Road, Doylestown, PA, 215-348-9915. www.doylestownpa.org. Nine-piece group including guitar, drums, keyboards, saxophones, trumpet, percussionist, and six vocalists. Bring blankets, chairs, and picnics. At Central Bucks West High School, 375 West Court Street, if raining. Free. Fireworks follow concert. 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 2
Independence Day Celebration, East Windsor Township, Etra Lake Park, East Windsor, 609-443-4000. www.east-windsor.nj.us. Jerry Rife’s Rhythm Kings Dixieland Jazz Band, a six-piece band, presents jazz. Trenton Brass Quintet Plus One, also a six-piece ensemble, presents “Americana.” Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Bring blankets and chairs. Barbecue grills and vendors available. Free. Raindate is Sunday, July 5. 6 p.m.
Fireworks, Spirit of Princeton, Princeton Stadium, 609-683-4008. www.spiritofprinceton.homestead.com. Independence Day celebration. Picnics welcome. Bring blankets or chairs. 7 p.m.
Friday, July 3
Independence Day Celebration, South Brunswick Recreation, 750 Ridge Road, Monmouth Junction, 732-329-4000. www.sbtnj.net. Music followed by fireworks. Raindate is Sunday, July 5. Bring chairs, blankets, and picnics. Free. 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 4
Old-Fashioned Celebration, Fonthill Museum, East Court Street and Swamp Road, Doylestown, 215-348-9461. www.mercermuseum.org. Recreation of an early 20th century July Fourth celebration including a decorated bike parade, a town ball game (19th century baseball), a watermelon eating contest, old-time games, and live music. $4. Noon to 5 p.m.
Sunday, July 5
Concert and Fireworks, Cranbury, Main Street, 609-395-0900. Concert and fireworks. Rain date is Sunday, July 6. 7 p.m.