Fourth of July Celebrations on Peninsula

Dated: 06/30/2011

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It wouldn't be 4th of July without fireworks, and there are plenty of choices in Hampton Roads on Monday, July 4. The events are free. The final July 4th concert on Fort Monroe as an active base is this Monday. The band .36 Special will perform a free concert. Lawn chairs and blankets are permitted. No coolers allowed. Food and beverages will be on sale. Drivers must have a valid driver's license, registration, and proof of insurance to enter the base. All passengers over the age of 18 must have valid ID. Schedule: 5 p.m. — Gates open 6:30 p.m. — Bradley Gaskin, acoustic musician 7 p.m. — Grant Austin Taylor, local musician 8 p.m. — .38 Special concert 9:30 p.m. — Fireworks Parking: Available on base. Colonial Williamsburg features a day of free activities ending in fireworks. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or a lawn chair, park at the Visitor Center and take Colonial Williamsburg buses to the Historic Area. No ticket is required. Schedule: 10 a.m. — "Salute to the States," a militia muster salutes the 13 original colonies. Market Square. 11 a.m. — Speech by Patrick Henry in front of Raleigh Tavern 8 p.m. — "Music for the Fireworks," concert of patriotic music by Colonial Williamsburg's Fifes and Drums. Market Square. 9:15 p.m. — Fireworks, which can be seen from the Palace Green or Market Square. Parking: Available at the Visitor Center. Due to heavy traffic, shuttle bus service to the Historic Area is not available between 8:45 p.m. and 10:45 p.m. Bus service is available with or without CW admission tickets.
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Alycia Jordan

Having lived in other cities, such as Cleveland and Idaho Falls, I only appreciate Hampton Roads that much more. Why? Because from almost anywhere in our area, a beach is only about a 20 minute dri....

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