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Independence Day Celebrations
908-359-7003. Fourth of July celebration starts at 6 p.m. with music
by the Tiger Town Jazz Band, games and rides from Party Buster
Entertainment, and food. Fireworks begin at dark. Raindate is July 2.
Free. 6 p.m.
Princeton University Fields, Washington Road, 609-924-3118. A Garden
State Fireworks display by Spirit of Princeton citizens’
committee. Parking is off Faculty Road only. Raindate is July 2.
Independence Day celebration begins with music by Jerry Rife’s Rhythm
Kings Dixieland Jazz Band and the Trenton Brass. Fireworks at 9:30
p.m. Raindate is July 3. 6 p.m.
University Campus, Lawrenceville, 609-844-7065. Community Band
performs followed by fireworks display at dusk. Raindate is July 3.
takes on Norwich with a firework display following the game. 7:05
Camden, 800-616-5297. Prime viewing area for the Welcome America
fireworks display over the Delaware River. $5. 9 p.m.
and South Main Street, 609-737-7013. Races for children in the morning
at the Pennington School track. At 4:30 p.m. a concert by the Newt
Stewart Band at 65 South Main Street. 10 a.m.
Weeden Park, Main Street, 609-219-9300. Fourth annual village picnic
with hot dogs, turkey burgers, cold drinks, and dessert at reasonable
prices. New this year, an old-fashioned pig roast, plus musicians and
children’s entertainment. 12:30 p.m.
Municipal Complex, 732-449-8444. Family events begin at 6:30 p.m. with
entertainment by the Cadillac Cowboys, followed by fireworks at 9 p.m.
Raindate is July 4. 6:30 p.m.
concert by the Nick Perrone Band followed by fireworks at 9 p.m.
Raindate is July 5. Free. 7 p.m.
Bank, 888-447-8696. Festivities begin at dusk. Rain date July 4.
Veterans Park, 609-890-3684. Music by the Fabulous Grease Band
followed by fireworks at dusk. Free. Raindate is July 6. 7:30
908-369-4313. Music by the Raritan Valley Symphonic Band and other
performers from the Hillsborough area. Fireworks begin at dusk.
Raindate is July 5. 7:30 p.m.
Tinicum Park, River Road, Erwinna, Pennsylvania, 609-397-7300. This
annual concert features classical, popular, and patriotic favorites.
Park opens at 6 p.m. for picnicking. Preregister, adults $15; children
$5. 8 p.m.
Route 206 South, Columbus, 609-267-0400. The indoor-outdoor market
hosts its third annual Independence Day fireworks show. 9 p.m.
Street, 609-259-3151. Allentown’s Fourth of July fishing contest will
be held from 9 a.m to noon for children 12 and under. Free. 9
Northern Community Park on Groville Road, 609-298-9123. The day begins
at 9 a.m. with a children’s fishing derby and a Tennis Tournament. The
evening children’s entertainment begins at 5:30 p.m., followed by
fireworks at dusk. Raindate is July 5. 9 a.m.
Morrisville, 215-946-0400. Open on Independence Day for families
seeking a little pre-revolutionary peace and quiet at William Penn’s
17th-century country plantation. Tours begin at 12:30 p.m. Farming,
hay-making, and animal tending in the afternoon. $5 adults; $3
children. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Hilton, Long Branch, 732-222-0400. Biggest Independence Day
celebration on the Jersey shore features children’s activities, bands,
clowns, and food. Music by Backstreet at 6 p.m., with a world-class
fireworks display at 9:15 p.m. 10 a.m.
Street, 609-921-0074. A lecture on the Battle of Princeton takes place
near the flagpole, and a Revolutionary War reenactment group will
perform their historic drills. The Clark House Museum is open for
tours, with 18th-century games for children and adults, and
refreshments. Free. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Society , Fonthill Museum, 84 South Pine Street, Doylestown,
215-348-9461. A decorated bike parade, pony rides, a 19th-century
baseball game, a watermelon eating contest, antique bicycle
demonstrations, and old-time games. Food vendors, picnic basket
auction, and self-guided tours of Fonthill, the castle-like home of
Henry Mercer. $2 adults; $1 children. Noon to 5 p.m.
Park , Village of Taylorsville, Route 32 and 532, Washington
Crossing, 215-493-4076. Members of the Coryell’s Ferry Militia will
fire a cannon salute in memory of General Washington at 12:30, 1:30,
2:30, and 3:30 p.m., reading of the Declaration of Independence at 1
p.m. Also early American crafts, spinning, gunsmithing, and colonial
cooking, demonstrations throughout the historic village of
Taylorsville with costumed guides. Admission includes the
Thompson-Neely House and Bowman’s Hill and Tower. $5 adults; $3
children. Noon to 4 p.m.
Independence Day game versus Norwich. 1:05 p.m.
at 6th Street, off Boardwalk, 609-525-9300. Festivities including a
kite flying contest at 5 p.m., an Ocean City Pops concert at the music
pier at 7:30 p.m., and a musical fireworks display. Free. 5 p.m.
College of New Jersey Athletic Field, Green Lane, Ewing, 609-883-2900.
Concert by The Distractions followed by fireworks at dusk. Free.
Lot CKTK, South Market Street, 609-777-1770. Entertainment followed by
fireworks display at 9:30 p.m. Free. 7:30 p.m.
Orchestra , Mercer County Park, 609-989-6530. Symphonic favorites,
patriotic music, and those stirring Sousa marches. Grand fireworks
display at dusk. Bring your picnic, blanket, or chair. Free. 8
Boardwalk, 732-892-0844. Fireworks show today, with shows every
Thursday night until Labor Day. Free. 9 p.m.
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