A wide variety of patroiic and family-oriented activities in the region are scheduled for Independence Day and the weekend that follows.
continued • Thursday also features an Independence Day concert in Glens Falls beginning at 7:30 p.m. featuring the Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra performing patriotic favorites in Crandall Park on Glen St.
• Through Thursday, Ticonderoga is hosting “The Best Fourth in the North,” an extravaganza featuring amusement rides, food, vendors, entertainment and music in the park, a footrace and fireworks. The town parade is Thursday at 2 p.m.. See: www.best4thinthenorth.com.
• On Friday, July 5, Chestertown is hosting their Car Hop & Cruise, beginning at 6:30 - p.m. downtown. In Lake George, the innovative rock band Wild Adriatic will be performing beginning at 8 p.m.
• Saturday July 6 features Summerfest in Chestertown, from noon to 10 p.m. at the Chester Municipal Center on Main St. downtown. Featured are games, children’s activities, music, food, expositions by community groups and family fun. There will be a re-dedication of the Veterans’ Memorial Plaza in late afternoon. A barbecue begins at 5 p.m. Fireworks are set for 9:15 p.m. The day also features the annual Loon Lake Fishing Derby. See our calendar in this issue for details.
• Also on Saturday is Johnsburg’s Independence Day celebration all day at North Creek Ski Bowl, with children’s activities, food, crafts, vendors, and observance of county’s bicentennial.. A town parade occurs at 11 a.m. down Main St. in North Creek, and a re-dedication of the Ski Bowl hut to World War II P.O.W. Joe Minder is set for 3 p.m.. Fireworks are slated for dusk.