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Fourth of July in Orlando

Where to get your red, white and boom on

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June 29
Fire Crackin' 4th of July Workshop Preschoolers and parents learn about the science behind fireworks, kite flying and more. 10 a.m.-noon Saturday; Orlando Science Center, 777 E. Princeton St.; call for details and reservations; 407-514-2112; osc.org.

Red Rock & Blue Enjoy a live outdoor concert by Rock This Town, with food available for purchase. 6-9 p.m. Saturday; Central Park at Lake Mary City Hall, 100 Country Club Road, Lake Mary; free; 407-585-1416.

Red, White, and Tie-Dye Kids prepare for the Fourth of July by making a patriotic T-shirt and hat. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday; Art & History Museums – Maitland, 231 W. Packwood Ave., Maitland; $15; 407-539-2181; artandhistory.org.


July 1-7
Disney’s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky Celebrate Independence day all week long, with a 14-minute patriotic firework show every night over Cinderella Castle. 10 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, Saturday-Sunday, 9 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday; Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World Resort, Lake Buena Vista; included with park admission; 407-824-4321; limitedtimemagic.com.


July 3
Independence Day Pajama Party Kids learn why we celebrate the Fourth of July and make patriotic decorations. 6-10 p.m. Wednesday; Art & History Museums – Maitland, 231 W. Packwood Ave., Maitland; $35; 407-539-2181; artandhistory.org.

Red Hot & Boom Outdoor patriotic concert event by the lake with live music by the Jonas Brothers, MKTO and others, plus kids activities, vendor booths, food and drinks, and a firework show at the end of the night. 4-11 p.m. Wednesday; Cranes Roost Park, 274 Cranes Roost Blvd., Altamonte Springs; free; 407-571-8863; uptownaltamonte.com.

Red, White & Brew Bash The bar offers two-for-one drink specials and dueling pianos all night. 7 p.m. Wednesday; Howl at the Moon Saloon, 8815 International Drive; call for price; 407-354-5999; howlatthemoon.com.


July 3-4
Red, White & Brew Enjoy two days of holiday shenanigans, with live music by Lighter Exchange, karaoke competitions and unlimited Sam Adams in the beer garden. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Wednesday, 4 p.m.-2 a.m. Thursday; Wall Street Plaza, Wall and Court streets; $10; 407-849-0471; wallstplaza.net.


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