Star Spangled Event, Boehm Porcelain Gallery, 25 Princess Diana Lane, Hamilton. Wednesday, June 29, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Galleries open to celebrate the Fourth of July with art sculptures. Rain or shine. 609-392-2207. www.boehmporcelain.com.

Fireworks, Spirit of Princeton, Princeton Stadium. Friday, July 1, 7 p.m. Independence Day celebration. Picnics welcome. Bring blankets or chairs. No alcoholic beverages. 609-683-4008. www.spiritofprinceton.homestead.com.

Trenton Thunder Baseball, Waterfront Park, Route 29. Friday to Sunday, July 1 to 3, 7:05 p.m. Altoona. $10 to $13. Fireworks. 609-394-8326. www.trentonthunder.com.

Fireworks, Hamilton Township, Veterans Park, Hamilton. Friday, July 1, 7 p.m. Music by Greaseband. Fireworks at dusk. Raindate is Sunday, July 3. 609-890-4028. www.hamiltonnj.com.

Friday Night Fireworks, New Hope Chamber, New Hope and Lambertville. Friday, July 1, 5 p.m. Happy hours, dining, and shopping in conjunction with fireworks over the Delaware at 9:30 p.m. Marty Moss Coane, NPR host of Radio Times, initiates the countdown. 215-862-9990. www.newhopeLambertvillefireworks.com.

Stars n’ Stripes Fourth of July Celebration, Washington Crossing Open Air Theater, 355 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road, Titusville. Friday to Sunday, July 1, 2, and 3, 7:30 p.m. $15. Blankets, seat cushions, and insect repellent are recommended. Picnics welcome before show. Food available. 267-885-9857. www.dpacatoat.com.

Independence Day Celebration, South Brunswick Recreation, Crossroads Middle School, Kingston Lane. Saturday, July 2, 3 p.m. Music and entertainment. Food vendors. Fireworks at 9 p.m. Bring chairs, blankets, and picnics. 732-329-4000. www.sbtnj.net.

Fireworks, East Windsor Township, Saturday, July 2, 6 p.m. Music. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Raindate is Saturday, July 2. www.east-windsor.nj.us.

Concert and Fireworks, Rider University, 2083 Lawrence Road, Lawrenceville. Saturday, July 2, 7 p.m. 609-844-7067.

Concert Under the Stars, Riverside Symphonia, Tinicum Park, Erwinna, PA. Saturday, July 2, 6 p.m. Bring a picnic and celebrate the holiday with a performance of light classical, popular, and patriotic favorites. Concert at 8 p.m. $27 in advance. $30 at the gate. $10 for children. 609-397-7300. www.riversidesymphonia.org.

Summer Band, Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association, 54 Pitman Avenue, Ocean Grove. Saturday, July 2, 7:30 p.m. “Happy 235th Birthday America” features marches, show tunes, and patriotic fare. Harry D. Eichhorn conducts. Free. 800-590-4094. www.oceangrove.org.

Celebration, Monroe Township Cultural Arts Commission, Thompson Park, Monroe. Monday, July 4, 5 p.m. Fireworks at dusk. Free. 732-521-2111. www.monroetownshipculturalarts.com.

Independence Day Class, Yoga Above, 80 Nassau Street, Princeton. Monday, July 4, 10 a.m. Celebrate the expansion of the center. Free-will donation to benefit Karen Dozer, a community member battling the physical, emotional, and financial stress of living with breast cancer. 609-613-1378. www.yogaabove.com.

4th of July Yoga Explosion, Princeton Center for Yoga & Health, 50 Vreeland Drive, Suite 506, Skillman. Monday, July 4, 9 a.m. to noon. Guided meditation, healing with crystal singing bowls, breathing exercises, hatha and yin yoga postures, and restorative yoga. Register. $35. 609-924-7294. www.princetonyoga.com.

Old-Fashioned Celebration, Fonthill Museum, East Court Street and Swamp Road, Doylestown. Monday, July 4, Noon to 5 p.m. 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, antique bicycle display, old-time games, and live music. $4. Bring your own picnic or purchase from vendors. No dogs allowed. Heavy rain cancels event. 215-348-9461. www.mercermuseum.org.

Celebrating America’s Independence Day, Princeton Battlefield State Park, 500 Mercer Road, Princeton. Monday, July 4, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Revolutionary War reenactment soldiers and second Continental Artillery demonstrate drill, artillery, and flintlock muskets. Period games for all ages. Tour the Thomas Clarke House and the Arms of the Revolution exhibit. Bring a picnic lunch, hike on the trails. No barbecues or alcohol. Free. 609-921-0074. www.saveprincetonbattlefield.org.

Kutztown Festival, Fairgrounds, Route 222, between Allentown and Reading. Monday, July 4, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Family-oriented festival that celebrates Pennsylvania Dutch folklife. Juried folk artists, American craftsmen, music, country dancing, children’s activities, quilt sale, and food. $14. 888-674-6136. www.kutztownfestival.com.

Parade, Ewing Township, Ewing. Monday, July 4, 10 a.m. Ed Goldberg and the Odessa Klezmer Band are just one of the bands. 609-883-2900. www.ewingnj.org.

Independence Day, Middlesex County Cultural Commission, East Jersey Olde Towne Village, 1050 River Road, Piscataway. Monday, July 4, 2 p.m. Storytelling program. Register. Free. 732-745-3030. www.cultureheritage.org.

Independence Day Celebration, Christ Church, 5 Paterson Street, New Brunswick. Monday, July 4, 11 a.m. A reading of the Declaration of Independence. A program of traditional patriotic songs played on a Richards-Fowkes pipe organ. A tour of the cemetery and gravestone rubbing. Refreshments available. Free. 732-545-6262. www.christchurchnewbrunswick.org.

Concert and Fireworks, Cranbury, Main Street. Tuesday, July 5, 6:30 p.m. Concert by Mercer County Symphonic Band followed by fireworks at 9 p.m. Bring blankets and a picnic dinner (no alcoholic beverages). Rain date is Wednesday, July 6. 609-395-0900.

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