Those aren't gunshots. It's a weekend of patriotism.
Chesterfield Fourth of July Celebration
Comcast sponsors the celebration, featuring children's activities, special entertainment and fireworks, of course. At the Chesterfield County Fairgrounds. July 4, 5-9 p.m. 748-1623.
Watch big, big fireworks at The Diamond after the Braves clean the field with the Columbus Clippers. July 4-5,
7 p.m. 359-4444.
Bak'N Da Day, Lawrence Robinson and fireworks enhance the percussion session for the Richmond Concert Band at Dogwood Dell. July 4 at 5 p.m.
Fort Lee's Annual Fourth at the Fort Independence Day Celebration
Help the Army celebrate the first great American war it did win with food and drinks, rides, games, a concert by the Fort Lee Army Band and fireworks. To enter Fort Lee, all adults need some legal form of identification. July 4, 5-10:30 p.m. 765-3076.
Fireworks at Paramount's Kings Dominion
Three rounds of extreme pyrotechnics synchronized to patriotic music. July 2,
3, 4, starting at 10 p.m. 876-5000.
Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration
Henrico Division of Recreation and Parks festivities include hot-air balloon rides, ice sculpture demonstrations, clowns, jugglers, face painting and the George Thomas Bluegrass Band. At Meadow Farm Museum/Crump Park. July 4,
1-5 p.m. 501-5121.
Verizon Fireworks Extravaganza
Brown's Island is the best spot to watch the sparklers cascade over the James River. July 2, 9 p.m. 285-9495.
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