Holiday festival at Meade includes free entertainment WEST COUNTY -- Crofton * Fort Meade

July 01, 1993

Fireworks and music will highlight the annual Fourth of July festival at Fort Meade on Sunday, which will include 10 hours of free entertainment.

Festivities begin at Burba Lake at noon and will be capped by the fireworks display that begins at 9:30 p.m.

There will be food, beverages and game booths, and several musical guests, including Jerry and the Heartaches, a country-western band, and Rough Cut, a rock band. Concerts begin at 1 p.m.

Roving entertainers also will perform, including guitarist Mark Christopher, Daisey the Clown, the Purple Dragon, the Other Little Theater Group and magician Ray Gindley -- who also will put on a magic show at 5 p.m.

At 8 p.m., the 1st U.S. Army Band will perform a traditional Independence Day concert.

Burba Lake is near Llewellyn and Roberts avenues. From Route 175, visitors should take Llewellyn Avenue about one mile to Roberts Avenue. From Route 32 or Route 198, they should take Mapes Road about one mile to Cooper Avenue and turn right into the parking lot near the lake.

The event is free and open to the public.

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