Lake Kittamaqundi at the Lakefront of Columbia. On Monday, food is served starting at 2 p.m., live music begins at 4 p.m. and many other activities run throughout the day including face-painting and fortune-reading. Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m. Rain date is July 10. Call 410-740- 4545 or visit www.columbia kiwanis.com.
The Country/Bluegrass Jamboree on Sunday will feature the fiddle, noon until 6 p.m. at Oyster Court. Chester River Runoff will be at 2 p.m. and BitterCreek at 4 p.m. on the Mainstay deck. Fireworks will be displayed at 9 p.m. over the harbor. Free. Call 410-778-0416.
The city of Gaithersburg and Big 100.3-FM team up to put on this year's celebration Monday. Gates will open at 5 p.m. at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds at 16 Chestnut St. Games start at 6 p.m. followed by a concert at 7 p.m. At 8 p.m. watch the Miss and Mr. Firecracker winners be announced and get ready for the fireworks, which will start at dark. Free. Call 301-258-6350 ext. 136.
View fireworks Monday at the corner of Grandview Avenue and Reedie Drive. Festivities begin at 6:30 p.m. with musical entertainment for children. Fireworks will start at 9:15 p.m. Free admission. Call 240-777-8115.
Parade, Monday, 10 a.m., at Carroll and Ethan Allen avenues. Musical performances, prizes, 7:30 p.m., at Takoma Park Middle School. Fireworks, 9:30 p.m. Call 310-650-6444.
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University of Maryland, College Park, Monday. Concession stands open 5 p.m., Daryl Davis Band concert, Lot 1 on campus off Adelphi Road at 7 p.m., fireworks at dark for 30 minutes, free admission. Rain date is July 5. Call 301-864-8877.
Six Flags America, Monday. Musical performances, rides. Park hours are 10:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Concert at 3:30 p.m. 13710 Central Ave., Largo. Adult park admission is $33 online and $40 at the gate. Admission for children shorter than 54 inches is $29. Call 301-249-1500. Visit www.sixflags.com.
The fairgrounds park at 400 N. Mulberry St. will be open Monday at 4 p.m. for the pre-fireworks celebration. The night will include musical entertainment from 6 p.m. until the fireworks show ends at 9:30 p.m. Call 301-739-8577 ext. 116.
Parade along Constitution Avenue Monday, starting 11:45 a.m. at Seventh Street N.W. Fireworks on Washington Monument grounds and reflecting pool at 9:10 p.m. Call 202-426-6841 or visit www.nps.gov/nama/events/july4/july4.htm.
National Archives, 700 Pennsylvania Ave. Dramatic reading of the Declaration of Independence, 10 a.m. Monday. Re-enactors impersonate Susan B. Anthony, Abigail Adams and Elizabeth "Mumbet" Freeman. Kids' activities, music, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday. Free admission. Call 866-272-6272 or visit www.archives.gov.
Ocean Downs Racetrack. Sunday, harness races at 7:35 p.m., fireworks at 10:55 p.m. after last race, free admission and parking for 5,000 vehicles. Monday, live performance by Frank Nanna and band, children's games at 6 p.m., fireworks at dusk. 10218 Racetrack Road, Berlin. Admission is free. Call 410-641-0600. Visit www.ocean downs.com.
Jamboree in the Park, 127th Street and the bay, will begin Monday at 5 p.m. There will be two stages of entertainment for adults and kids plus traveling entertainers in the crowd. There will be inflatable rides, arts and crafts and plenty of food. Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m. Admission is free. Fees are for food, crafts and carnival games only. Call 410-250-0125.
North Division Street Beach. At 8 p.m., Monday, the festivities will commence with a concert by the U.S. Air Force Mid-Atlantic Band. Fireworks will follow at 9:30 p.m. Admission is free. Call 410-250-0125.