Thursday, July 5, 2012
Music and entertainment lead up to annual fireworks display at Bridgewater's North Branch Park.
It was a night full of music, food, various entertainment and fireworks Wednesday for Somerset County's Fourth of July celebration at Bridgewater's North Branch Park.
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
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Wednesday, July 4, 2012
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Monday, July 2, 2012
What are your plans this Fourth of July?
What's the Fourth of July without fireworks? From the massive show over the Hudson River presented by New York City to your neighbor's technically-illegal fireworks from Pennsylvania, there are lots of places to go to enjoy fireworks. Local towns won't be lighting any fuses, but you don't have to go far to catch a great show. What's your plan? Do you have a favorite place to go for fireworks? Take our poll and tell us about your favorite places or shows. Do you have a favorite Fourth of July memory? Share it in the comments below.
Friday, June 29, 2012
Lucky Somerset County residents don't even have to head far from home to attend a big Independence Day gala!
Families from across Somerset County will have the chance to celebrate the Fourth of July at Somerset County’s biggest party, the 42nd annual Independence Day Family Festival, to begin at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4. Admission is free to the gala event at North Branch Park on Milltown Road in Bridgewater. The evening of Americana represented by patriotism, music, and family entertainment will include a variety of performers, historical reenactments celebrating the birth of the nation, a reenactment of a Revolutionary War encampment by the Third New Jersey Regiment Revolutionary Encampment, children’s games and activities, plenty of food, and a sensational display of fireworks. Stage performances will present a range of American music …
Saturday, June 23, 2012
Multiple events include history, film, music and more under one Independence Day umbrella.
If there is any American town that would know something about Independence Day, it would have to be Philadelphia. So it isn't surprising that this city has scheduled 10 days worth of attractions to celebrate July Fourth. Elizabeth Evans, public relations agent for the Philadelphia Wawa Welcome America event said of the multiple-day activities, “(It is) the nation’s largest, free July Fourth festival in the heart of America's birthplace, from June 25 through July 4.” “There's no other place nationwide where families can experience the “Largest Free Concert in America”; two breathtaking fireworks displays; a "Go 4th and Learn" series offering free educational and interactive programs for young children and their parents; a day-long “Party on…