Where to see fireworks this week: All events are Thursday, unless otherwise noted.
ANTIETAM BATTLEFIELD, Sharpsburg. Fireworks follow free 7:30 p.m. concert Saturday by the Maryland Symphony Orchestra. Follow Route 70 west to Route 65. Call 797-4000.
BEL AIR: Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. at playing fields adjacent to Bel Air Middle School and Bel Air High School, following a day of activities, including a parade.
COLUMBIA: Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. at Lakefront, across from Columbia Mall. All-day free entertainment, toddler parade at 4 p.m.
FORT MEADE: Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. over Burba Park, following parade at 9:30 a.m. and all-day entertainment and demonstrations, including First U.S. Army Band concert at 8 p.m. Call 677-2163.
FULLERTON: Fireworks Saturday, following performance at 6:30 p.m. by the City Lights Band, Fullerton Field, on Fullerton Avenue off Belair Road.
HAVRE DE GRACE: Parade at 3 p.m. Saturday, followed by fireworks at 9 p.m. in Tydings Park, Havre de Grace.
INNER HARBOR: Fireworks at 9:30 p.m., following day of entertainment at the Inner Harbor. MTA Metro will be open from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m., with regular fares in effect. MTA buses will operate on Sunday schedules. Rain date: Friday. Call 837-4636 or 1-(800)-282-6632.
OCEAN CITY: Fireworks at Northside Park, 125th Street and the bay, and over the water in downtown Ocean City. Call (301) 289-2800.
OREGON RIDGE: An all-American program by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra will be presented, complete with fireworks, under the stars at 8 p.m. tomorrow and Thursday. Rain date: Friday. Tickets are $10 for adults, $4 for children under 12; available at the park. Call 783-8100.
WEST RIVER: Old-fashioned "Boston Pops Style" Fourth of July concert at 8 p.m. at the West River Yacht Harbour in Galesville, followed by fireworks. Take chairs or blankets. Call (301) 867-0888 or (301) 867-2029.
WESTMINSTER: All-day entertainment followed by fireworks at the Carroll County Farm Museum, 500 South Center St., Westminster. Call (301) 848-7775.