Visiting Family for Independence Day! Come stay with us at Back Porch B&B and be near the action. Here are some events in the area:
When: 6:30-9:30 p.m. (rain date is July 7)
Where: Hopewell Fairgrounds (16 College Ave)
Details: The JC Fisher Band will kick off the evening with a concert beginning at 6:30 p.m. Fireworks will follow at 9:30 p.m.
When: 5-10 p.m., Thursday, July 4
Where: PeoplesBank Park, 5 Brooks Robinson Way, York
Details: The York Revolution are playing in Maryland, so baseball isn’t part of the festivities, but there will be plenty of food, lawn games, fun for kids and live music. Brooks Robinson Plaza will be adorned with a 20-flag display featuring three models of vintage American flags – Betsy Ross, Bennington and traditional. Big Boy Brass will play jazz sets at 5, 6:20, 8 and 9 p.m. American Town Fireworks show will be presented from 9:30 to 9:50 p.m.
More info: Visit July4York.com
Jacobus Fourth of July Blast:
When: 9:15 a.m. until the fireworks display at 9:15 p.m. (Rain date is Friday, July 5)
Where: Jacobus Community Park, South Main Street
Details: A children’s parade that kicks off in the Salem UCC parking lot on Franklin Street at 9:15 a.m. starts the full day’s festivities. The events include a library book sale, Blast pie baking contest, children’s games, face painting, blood pressure screening, live music, chicken barbecue, balloon creations, kids tractor pull, cake walk, silent auction, and raffle.
More info: Visit e-clubhouse.org/sites/Jacobus/page-9.php
When: 7-10 p.m. Sunday, July 7
Where: Springettsbury Township Park Amphitheater, 1501 Mount Zion Road
Details: The Big House Band, featuring Jimi Milligan from NBC’s “The Voice” will kick off the night at 7 p.m. as part of Springettsbury Township’s Sounds of Summer Concert Series. The fireworks show will follow the concert.
More info: Visit www.springettsbury.com