Oregon Ridge Park. "A Star Spangled Spectacular" Monday includes patriotic music performed by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. The event begins at 8 p.m., with Kids' Ridge, a new feature including a super slide, rock wall and moon bounce, opening at 5 p.m. Located on Beaver Dam Road. Tickets can be bought on site. $8 for children and $17 for adults. Call 410-783-8000.
The Dundalk Heritage Fair will celebrate its 30th anniversary tomorrow through Sunday. The festival has three stages of music, at Heritage Park on Dunmanway and Trading Place, ranging from oldies to Cajun. Headliners include B.J. Thomas (8 p.m. Friday) and Asleep at the Wheel (8 p.m. Saturday), 75 vendors, rides and games. Noon-9:30 p.m. each day. Children 12 and under are free, $4 for adults. On Monday, the Independence Day parade begins at the Logan Village Shopping Center, Dundalk Avenue, at 8:30 a.m. Fireworks begin at 9:15 p.m. over the North Point Government Center, Merritt Boulevard and Wise Avenue. Call 410-284-0591.
The Greater Kingsville Civic Association and the Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company sponsor the 25th Independence Day parade Monday. Pre-parade entertainment begins at 10 a.m. at the Mercantile and Kingsville market. The parade begins at 10:50 a.m. at the Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company on Bellevue Avenue. Awards will be given out at 11 a.m. at the market. Call 410-592-7385.
Patriotic parade begins at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Towsontown Boulevard and Bosley Avenue, proceeding north on Bosley Avenue, east on Allegheny Avenue and south on Washington Avenue. Affected streets close at 9 a.m. Donations will be accepted during the parade. All public parking garages are open and free. Admission is free. Parade will not be canceled in event of rain. Parents and children riding in the Bike Rush, which will lead the parade, must assemble at the Towson University Health Center at 9 a.m. Call 410-832-2190.
Towson United Methodist Church. Patriotic musical performances Monday by the American Guild of Organists, 7:30 p.m. Free parking and admission. 501 Hampton Lane, off Dulaney Valley Road. Call 410-409-9081.
Carroll County Farm Museum. On Monday, from noon till the fireworks end, the farm museum will celebrate the holiday with stage entertainment, a display of folk pottery and antique dolls, vendors selling crafts and foods and mule-pulled wagon rides. Visitors may also tour the grounds and see demonstrations of colonial skills. Fireworks will begin at 9:30 p.m. July 5 is the rain date for the fireworks. 500 S. Center Drive. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for children 7 to 18, free for children 6 and under. A $5 parking fee per vehicle will be collected beginning at 5 p.m. Call 410-876-2667.
The town of North East will celebrate Independence Day on July 3 with a tribute to Cecil County's veterans. The gates of North East Community Park will open at 5 p.m., and the evening will include military displays, a flag raising, tributes and music. Fireworks will be at 9:15 p.m. on Walnut Street. Call 410-287-5801.
City of Frederick
Baker Park. Concerts, children's games, canoeing, rock climbing, performance by American Idol finalist Josh Gracin, chili cook-off, more, Monday, noon-dusk. Admission is free, individual fees for food and certain activities. Call 301-694-2489 or visit www.celebrate frederick.com.
Berrywine Plantations and Linganore Winecellars. Taste red, white and blue wines, eat hamburgers and hotdogs. Fly kites, play volleyball, stroll the grounds. Listen to a reading of the Declaration of Independence and recorded Sousa marches. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday, noon-6 p.m., Monday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Guided tours of winery at noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. each day. Tours, parking and wine tasting are free but fees for food. 13601 Glissans Mill Road, Mount Airy. Call 301-831-5889 or 410-795-6432 or visit www.linganorewines.com.
Celebrate the holiday from 9 a.m. till 10 p.m. Monday. The parade starts at 11 a.m. on North Main Street, off exit 14A of Interstate 68. Afterward, there will be crafts, games, a walking tour and food. Call 301-746-6346.
Garrett County Fairgrounds. Enjoy a farmers market, petting zoo and face painting before the fireworks. Monday, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Corner of U.S. 219 and Garrett Highway. Admission is $5. Call 301-334-6960.
Come out early to the Bel Air High School Monday to celebrate diversity. Festivities begin at 6:45 a.m. with a flag-raising and continue with a blueberry pancake and sausage breakfast. Throughout the day, there will be events for children and adults. The parade will begin at 6 p.m. at North Main and Lee streets. The fireworks will begin at 9:45 p.m. Breakfast is $5 for adults and $3 for children under 10. Call 410-893-4444.