The celebration will begin at 6 p.m. Friday at Patsy Hillman Park, 100 Hillman Park Drive, Luzerne Township, with the presentation of colors and American flag-raising ceremony by local Scouts.

The Mon Valley Community Band will entertain the crowd with a medley of patriotic songs from 7 p.m. until dusk, when fireworks begin. Local high school students who competed in the Brownsville Rotary Club’s Stars on Stage Talent Show also will perform.

There will be free face-painting, a candy scramble for youngsters and a bounce house, and patriotic trinkets will be sold to support community programs.

Food includes hot dogs, walking tacos, pizza, nachos, popcorn and soft drinks. Greater Brownsville Area Chamber of Commerce volunteers

The annual parade will begin at 10 a.m. July Fourth in downtown Canonsburg. Chairs can be placed 48 hours in advance of the start of the parade. The parade’s theme is “United in Peace and Freedom.”

The 31st annual Whiskey Rebellion 5K race and walk will begin at 7:45 a.m. For more information, visit

In the afternoon at Town Park, there will be balloon animals, face-painting, spin art, sand art, rock climbing, inflatables and a gaming trailer.

In addition, there will be a free swim party, and sky divers will jump into the pool at 3 p.m.

Musical entertainment will be provided by SNPJ Button Box at 1:30 p.m. and the Tom Terling Band at 3 p.m.

Fireworks will begin at 9:45 p.m. behind Canon-McMillan Stadium. Due to construction at the stadium, spectators will not be permitted in or around the stadium.

Community Day featuring music, a parade, kids’ area and car cruise, will begin at noon Friday at Charleroi Chamber Plaza, 500 McKean Ave.

Fireworks will begin at 9:45 p.m. Fireworks rain date is 9:30 p.m. Sunday.

Fredericktown Area Chamber of Commerce will host its 10th annual Riverfest and Firework Spectacular on Friday. Festivities begin at 2 p.m. along the Mon River bank, near the library and municipal building.

A barnyard petting zoo will be available from 5 to 8 p.m. The Jades, a classic rock band, will perform from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., and LuLu the Clown will entertain the crowd from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Fireworks begin at 9:30.

For more information, call Denise Prodan, event coordinator, at 724-966-2235 or 724-809-8458. Food and craft vendors who are interested in a table should call Lynda Pelkey, vendor coordinator, at 724-377-2103 or 724-377-0869.

Fireworks will begin at dusk Friday at Heritage Park as part of the McDonald McSummerfest.

Entertainment begins at 6 p.m. July Fourth, with fireworks to begin at 9:45 p.m. at the Monongahela Aquatorium.

Fireworks will begin at 9:45 p.m. Friday at El-Rancho soccer fields, Millers Run Road. Spectators are not permitted at the soccer fields during the fireworks display.

Fireworks begin at dusk July Fourth at Washington Park.

Fireworks begin at dusk July Fourth at the Greene County Fairgrounds.

The inaugural Three Ridges Fourth of July Festival will be held at the West Alexander Fairgrounds.

The celebration will begin at 10:30 a.m. with a flag-raising, followed at 11 by a service of patriotic songs and hymns. Couples wishing to exchange or renew their wedding vows will be able to register until 11:30 a.m. for the noon ceremony.

Music under the show tent will begin at 1 p.m. with Lonesome Ornery and Mean, followed by Cross Creek at 4 p.m. and the Joseph Sisters at 7 p.m. A fireworks display will begin at 10 p.m.

A “Newlywed or Oldlywed” game show will be held at 6 p.m. under the large show tent. Local ministers and other dignitaries have been invited to participate.

There will be a classic and antique car cruise, as well as a motorcycle run and tractor poker run at 11:15. Food will be available for purchase. Advance tickets for a steak fry are available by calling 724-484-7919.

See what people are talking about at The Community Table!

Thank you for reading!

Please purchase a subscription to continue reading. If you have a subscription, please Log In.