It’s America’s birthday this weekend. What are you doing? We got an event for every type of American out there no matter where you’re at so peruse our admittedly incomplete list of events and see what sparks your interest. Just be careful not to blow a finger off!
TONIGHT! Friday, July 1
DeLaRue Presents: “Freedom Fantasia” – Seattle, WA “DeLaRue Presents”, a new production company from Kitten LaRue (The Atomic Bombshells) and Ben DeLaCreme (Homo For The Holidays) invite you to experience their first annual Fourth Of July spectacular….”FREEDOM FANTASIA:” A liberty-encrusted, justice-soaked, apple pie scented pageant of patriotism!
Saturday, July 2
BEST COUNTRY EVER! – San Francisco, CA The Wharf Room Comedy Club at Castagnola’s is San Francisco’s newest comedy club in the historic Castagnola’s restaurant. This show will feature headliner Cory Robinson (Finalist, Walk The Plank Comedy Competition) and Host Brian King with Chantel Williams, Douglas Chagnon, Dave DeLuca, Ben Feldman, and special VETERAN comedian guests: Tom Smith (Navy) and Rich Dreyling (Marine).
Red White & Brewfest – Riverside, CA A Craft Brew Festival offering unlimited tastings from breweries throughout Southern California. This event is 21 and over.
Red, White & Bruised – Youngsville, LA Acadiana Roller Girls take on Big Easy Roller Girls.
Red, White & Bruised – Quincy, IL The Dark River Derby Coalition will present its inaugural bout “Red, White, & Bruised” at Scottie’s Fun Spot. The DRDC will be hosting the Arch Rival Roller Girls from St. Louis. A portion of the ticket proceeds will be donated by derby ladies and Scottie’s Fun Spot to the Honor Flight.
Jon Kemper’s July 4th Extravaganza – Fayetteville, WV Music and Entertainment by local renowned artist Jon Kemper and his Band – a tradition to enjoy!
Red, White and Bruise! – Elkton, MD The Three Rivers Roller Derby girls take on the lovely ladies of the Mason Dixon Roller Vixens! Halftime entertainment from The Keefs, pumping out some rock and roll hits of their own! And to show appreciation for all they do for our country, military personnel get in free with ID!
Stars and Stripes Celebration – Lake Buena Vista, FL Bring your family to the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort and join us for a cookout to celebrate the Fourth of July! Tantalize your taste buds with our one of a kind food and beverage offerings, and relax to the music of our live band. Enjoy classic carnival games while our chefs cook up some traditional (and not-so-traditional) BBQ fare!
Front Row Seats for Fireworks at Penn’s Landing – Philadelphia, PA The spectacular fireworks display will be launched from a barge in the middle of the Delaware River, just a few hundred yards from Gazela’s deck. This is a dockside event.
Freedom Skate 2011 – Enfield, NH A 2 day event beginning Saturday July 2nd and concluding July 3rd. This event has something for everyone, including skate clinics, derby scrimmages, public skate sessions, world record breaking attempts, camping on site, cookouts, bonfire, live bands, and much much more!Bring your own ingredients and take part in a chili cook off.
Bay City Fireworks Extravaganza Dinner Sail – Bay City, MI See the fireworks from the best seat in the house – the Deck of a Tall Ship! Board the Appledore IV for a three-hour sail, a three-course meal served onboard and the Bay City Fireworks.
Sunday, July 3
Grown & Independent Cruise – Seattle, WA Celebrating two events! WHO’s RANKIN’ RADIO 2 YEAR ANNIVERSARY & DJ PEG’S BIRTHDAY PARTY. Hosted By SWEENG ONE. Music By RC THE TRACKAHOLIQ & DJ PEG.
Independence Day Explosion Celebration – Seattle, WA The Social Life welcomes you to the “Independence Day Explosion Celebration” at the most beautiful venue in the City of Seattle. Pnk has a metropolitan feel, showered with class, and elegance. They’ll be taking over the night with a mature crowd, couples and those who rarely get out.
CARIBBEAN DAY CRUISE – Seattle, WA Come enjoy a day of fun & excitement on the Islander Cruise. This event includes all-you-can-eat authentic Caribbean brunch and dinner. Day activities include board games such as dominoes, checkers and ludi. Plus a Jamaican beef eating contest, a melon eating contest and a male weight lifting contest. Plus two floors of music by Djs Element, Qualify, Y2k sound, DJ Mo, Ron & ZJ Redman spinning old school reggae/dancehall/soca/R&B.
The First Annual Indie-Pendance Day – New York, NY Celebrate our country. Celebrate community. Celebrate indie improv. The Peoples Improv Theater will host… 12 hours of indie improv.
Monday, July 4
July 4th “Fire & Ice” aboard Adventuress – Seattle, WA Watch Seattle’s 4th of July fireworks from the deck of the historic 133′ schooner Adventuress! This festive event will take place dockside, and will include a delicious variety of ice cream flavors generously donated by Lopez Island Creamery.
Fourth of July Party with He’s My Brother, She’s My Sister – Thousand Oaks, CA – He’s My Brother She’s My Sister is like a time warp to the golden present, wrapping nostalgia aound the here and now with throwback flair and good taste. They make debauchery an estrangement so glamorous. The songs are as catchy as a radio pop jam, but throw off the trappings of plastic pop and wrap you in fur, folk, and the last drops of moonlight.
All-American Celebration Concert – Garrison, NY Come celebrate and support America’s Independence Day with swinging patriotic tunes from The Big Band Sound, the Hudson Valley’s favorite 22-piece orchestra! Pack a picnic, your blanket and chairs and join us on the great lawn overlooking the Hudson River where, weather permitting on July 4th, the West Point Fireworks Display will be in clear view for all.
Mackinaw City Fireworks Sail – Mackinaw City, MI See the fireworks from the best seat in the house the deck of a Schooner! Join us on the Appledore V for a three-hour sail. Bring a bottle of wine, find a cozy spot, and enjoy the show. Departing from the Straits State Harbor.
of Montreal – St. Louis, MO On July 4th, The Luminary presents a special show with of Montreal as a part of the monthly Elevator Music Series. Of Montreal will perform in the intimate gallery space at The Luminary in this unique opportunity to see the band in the kind of creative setting the band is most at home in. Over the last fifteen years, of Montreal has imitated everyone (86 covers and counting), while developing its own inimitable sound — a unique mixture of indie-pop, glam-rock, funk, and R&B.
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