1. Salute to America
Friday from 7 to 10pm, the Triangle, Emmaus
Emmaus Celebration! “Salute to America” features the Emmaus Moravian Brass Choir and the Emmaus Sentinels Drum & Bugle Corps. Free concert! Food & beverages available. Lots of great patriotic tunes sure to fill your heart with American pride! (Thank you, Donna!)
2. First Friday
Friday from 6 to 10pm, Various locations, South Side Bethlehem
Check out the new First Friday website for all the details!
3. 4th Annual Red White and Brew Party~Firework show
Friday from 3 to 11pm, Riverside Barr & Grill, 5801 N. Delaware Dr., Easton
Bands on the outside stage, beer and drink specials, hot dog eating contest for prizes, apple pie eating contest, bonfire and fireworks! For more info, see the facebook event page.
4. Kickoff to the Fourth
Friday from 4 to 8:30pm, College Hill Tavern, 420 Cattell St., Easton
Beer, drink and food specials will be the way to kick off the holiday weekend in Easton at this classic College Hill bar. For more info, see the facebook event page.
5. Bethlehem Restaurant Week
Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Various Restaurants, Bethlehem
If you haven’t been yet, or if you haven’t had enough yet, these are the last 3 days to experience this summer’s restaurant week. Great food with great prices all over town. Bon appetit!
6. July 4th Celebration in Catasauqua
Saturday from 8am to 10:30pm, Begins at the George Taylor House, Catasauqua
A full day’s lineup of events starting with a reading of the Declaration of Independence (at the signer’s house!) and ending with fireworks. And there’s a whole lot in between!
7. The Associated Mess presents: Amurica the Beautiful!
Saturday from 9 to 11pm, Civic Theatre, Allentown
A benefit to help clean up the Gulf! Half of proceeds will go to the National Audubon Society. The sketches include a re-imagining of the Declaration of Independence, putting today’s news reporters in historical events, examining what would happen if the French demanded the Statue of Liberty back, and much more. All of the improv games that night will also be conducted within the theme of American history.
8. Allentown’s Fourth of July Celebration
Sunday from 5 to 10pm, J. Birney Crum Stadium, 20206 W. Linden St., Allentown
This annual celebration includes live music by The Large Flowerheads, Jake Kaligis and the New Constitution and the Marine Band as well as skydivers and of course the highlight of the evening: a spectacular fireworks display. This year the fireworks will be choreographed to music. All entertainment is free!
9. July 4th Fireworks in Bethlehem
9pm from Sand Island
Watch from City Hall Plaza or maybe the Fahy Bridge. Rain date is Monday, July 5th.
Have a wonderful weekend, everyone! See you next week for Easton’s big weekend.