Happy Birthday America! Dutchess County residents will have some very good options to consider this 4th of July weekend when it comes to fireworks displays. Did you know that illegal fireworks account for one-third of all Fourth of July injuries? Celebrate safe - public fireworks displays are the safest way to experience the Fourth of July!
Great American Picnic - The Dutchess County Fair is hosting the Great American Picnic on the fairgrounds. The Hudson Valley Philharmonic will be performing on Friday at 7 p.m. Two demolition derbies will be held on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Fireworks will be presented at dusk on both nights. The admission for Carloads is $30 advanced and $40 at the gate. Walkup admission is $7 advanced and $11 at the gate. A discount price of $6.00 will be offered with proof of Rhinebeck residency. 845-876-4001.
East Fishkill Summer Concert Series - Adam & The Newhearts will perform hits by Elvis, the Beatles, Neil Diamond and others. Fireworks at 9:15 p.m. Rain date July 6. Series sponsored by East Fishkill Recreation Department. Bring chairs or blankets. Free. 845-226-8395.
Hudson Valley Renegades - game & fireworks Renegades vs. Tri-City Valley Cats. New York Blood Center presents "Cinco de Julio" with fireworks following the game. For ticket information, call 845-838-0094.