Fireworks displays coming to country
Latest News | July 05, 2015
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Now, Independence Day and a host of other seasonal celebrations are not far behind. And, of course, many of these events include a particular family favorite: fireworks.
Upcoming Music Festivals
If you're a fan of pyrotechnic pleasures, here is a list of local events that are scheduled to include displays.
•Ellwood City Arts, Crafts and Food Festival, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. July 3-5, Ewing Park, Ellwood City. More than 200 arts and crafts booths, food, live entertainment, children's area and fireworks finale. Free admission, charge for parking.
•River City Brass Band Independence Day Concert, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. July 3, Brittain Lake, Westminster College, New Wilmington. Fireworks follow the concert. Food vendors on site. Take a lawn chair or blanket. In case of rain, performance will be in Anderson Amphitheater.
•Fourth of July Celebration, 2 p.m. July 4, Pearson Park, Mercer and Mitchell roads, Neshannock Township. Face painting, inflatable playground, antique firetruck rides. Free hot dogs and bottled water 2 to 4 p.m., Red Coat Band concert 2 to 5 p.m., DJ American Mobile Sound 6 to 10 p.m., fireworks 10 p.m.
•24th annual New Castle Fireworks Festival featuring Arts on the Riverwalk, 4 to 10 p.m. July 10 and 11, downtown New Castle. Entertainment, food, vendors, children's area, games, music, ducky derby, costumed characters, trackless train rides, giant slide. Wounded Warriors benefit concert 5 p.m. July 10. Fireworks 10 p.m. July 11. Fireworks may be viewed from Lawrence County Historical Society, 408 N. Jefferson St., where there will be a children's program featuring the making of a quilt patch and story of the Underground Railroad from 7 to 8 p.m. and ice cream social and opening of an Underground Railroad Display from 8 to 10 p.m.
•Western PA Balloon Quest, July 15-18, Scotland Meadows Park, Union Township. Hot air balloon launches (weather permitting), amusements, live entertainment, demonstrations and food. Fireworks are scheduled for 10:30 p.m. July 18.
• Regatta at Lake Arthur, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Aug. 1 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 2, Moraine State Park. Food, vendors, children's area, live music, entertainment, land and lake races, paddle boarding, kayaking, family fishing, dragon boating and fireworks.