Celebrate The 4th of July - See What Is Happening In Your AreaJun 28, 2022 11:29AM ● By Rose Terami
Here are some Fourth of July festivities to look forward to and where they’re happening.
- Gather for an Old Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Parade will be followed by activities on the Dartmouth Green which will start at 11 a.m. Join for music, games, a pie-eating contest, food, pony rides, entertainment, crafts, and touch-a-truck.
- The celebration begins at 6 pm at Monadnock Park featuring local vendors, music from rock band Jester Jigs, and fireworks at 9:30 pm. Free event!
- On July 9th Festivities begin at 8 a.m. at Grafton Recreation Field on Prescott Hill Road. Includes flea market, crafts, parade, food, and live music. Fireworks at dusk
- Fourth of July Pie Sale & Concert: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Enfield Shaker Museum.
- Gates open at 6 p.m. at Kilowatt South Park. Includes food vendors, a performance by Pirate Man Dan, and live music from The Conniption Fits. Fireworks start between 9:20 and 9:30 p.m.
- The Red, White & Blue Fun Run starts at 8:30 am. Run a 5k or 10k along the Rail Trail and Mill Road. Register and find more information online.
- From 7 to 9 pm, enjoy a concert featuring the Flames at Colburn Park.
- Fireworks at Storrs Hill Ski Lodge begin around 9:20 pm (or as soon as it gets dark).
- Pancake breakfast in the basement at Plainfield Community Church, 7 to 9 a.m. Strawberry shortcakes are available outside the church from 10 a.m. until sold out.
- A parade with the theme “From Sea To Shining Sea” begins at 11 a.m. in Plainfield Village. Fireman’s barbecue outside Smith’s Auction House and a performance by Oxford & America’s Most Wanted follow the parade.
- Silent Cake Auction at the Historical Society building, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. “Top Gun” screening outdoors at Cory Taber Field at dusk.
- Art show at Plainfield Town Hall: Saturday, July 2, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sunday, July 3, noon to 5 p.m., and Monday, July 4, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Fairlee, VT + Orford, NH
- Fireworks at dusk on July 4, at Lake Morey.
Our Hills are Alive! Independence Day Celebration:
- Saturday, July 2: Weston Playhouse production of Shrek the Musical at Ascutney Outdoors begins at 1 pm. Free, but reservations must be made online.
- Sunday, July 3: Music, food, and fireworks from 6 pm to dusk, featuring Wicked Awesome BBQ and Lazy Cow ice cream.
- Monday, July 4: Pancake breakfast from 8:30 to 10 am at Fellowship Hall; food, music, crafts, games, and a bouncy house at Brownsville Community Church from 9 am to 3 pm; parade begins at 1:30 pm; the grand opening of Brownsville Community Church’s Tribute Park Pavilion.
- The Fourth of July celebration at Woodstock Union High School goes from 6 to 10 pm with Artistree Community Arts Center games and activities, food, ice cream, musical entertainment, a flag ceremony, and fireworks at dusk.
- Visit Billings Farm & Museum to celebrate 4th on the Farm from 10 am to 5 pm, featuring wagon rides, sack races, flag making, historic speeches and debates, a reading of the Declaration of Independence (12 pm), and a baseball game, music, and more. More information and advance tickets here.