Middletown and BRH host anniversary fireworks

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Tonight at 7pm, Middletown will set off a firework display to commemorate the town’s 225th anniversary and Blue Ridge Hospices 40th anniversary.

Middletown Community Park will host the display.

There are plenty of viewing opportunities throughout the town.

If you are able to watch from close to that area, that would be ideal, as the show is set to music.

You won’t want to miss this one as Middletown and Blue Ridge Hospice have come together to provide a display that will rival any Fourth of July show.

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SU celebrates the community with a fireworks display

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Shenandoah University (SU) will host the first ever fall festival fireworks show at 8 p.m. Saturday Sept. 18.

The University is celebrating the broader community and offering the display as a way of honoring and thanking the community in helping the institution achieve it’s recent successes.

The school hopes to make the display an annual event each mid Sept.

SU is asking that the display be viewed from the convenient public parking around the campus.

Areas like Jim Barnett Park closer to Wilkins Lake will offer some of the best viewing.

Should it rain the fireworks show will be moved to Sunday Sept. 19.

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News Maker Tony Baker on Sherando Park’s Jul. 4

Sherando Park Stephens City will host an Independence Day celebration on Sun. Jul. 4.

Music and food trucks will be available after 5 with fireworks at dusk.

Where it is not the celebration that has been at Sherando Park in the past it is the first one they have been able to hold in two years.

We spoke with Frederick County Parks and Recreation (FCPR) Marketing Manager Tony Baker about the event.

Tony tells us about some of the activities as well as possible future celebrations for the Jul. 4.

Here is Tony’s interview.

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News Maker Jeremy Stanford of 4-H on July 4

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After postponing last years Independence Day celebration the Northern Virginia 4-H Educational Center is proud to bring the annual event back.

We spoke with the center’s Executive Director Jeremy  Stanford about what to expect Friday Jul. 2.

The event is free but a donation will be graciously accepted.

Jeremy tells us about what the center has planned and some of the activities.

Here is Jeremy’s interview.

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News Maker Charles Harbaugh on Middletown 7/4

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Sunday is Independence day the celebration in Middletown will last all day.

Starting at 8 a.m. Sunday and ending with fireworks that night.

We talk with Mayor Charles Harbaugh 4 about the all day celebration.

Charles tells about the events and the great sponsors that help make it happen.

Charles also tells of a chance for residents in Middletown to win some money.

Here is Charles’ interview.

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Middletown announces their Independence Day celebration

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Middletown’s annual Independence Day celebration will take place on July 4 this year.

The annual parade steps off at 5 p.m. on Sun. July 4 with fireworks at the town park at dusk.

An application for entry into the parade can be found here.

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SABF wraps up the weekend

The 94th Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival wraps up this weekend.

Saturday morning features the Sports Breakfast with special guests Joe Theismann and Santana Moss, formerly of the Washington Football Team, amongst other local sports stars.

Afterwards at the Frederick County Fairgrounds will host another fan favorite event, the Country Music Party.

At 9:30 pm, Shenandoah University will host their “Light Up the Night Fireworks Display.”

The Ohrstrom- Bryant Theater parking lot will serve as the staging area.

Jim Barnett Park and the surrounding parking lots are recommended for optimal viewing.

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SU will offer fireworks at Apple Blossom

Shenandoah University (SU) announced it will host a fireworks show during the 94 Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival.

The display will be held at 9:30 p.m. Sat. May 1 the rain date is Sun. May 2.

Because many campus roads will be closed on Friday and Saturday nights the University is asking that off campus viewing be done.

Viewing can be done at the neighboring parking lots like Jim Barnett Park.

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