The nation's 236th birthday is just around the corner, and North Andover will celebrate Independence Day for two days.
The North Andover Festival Committee will host a fireworks display on Tuesday, July 3, at
From 5 to 9 p.m., there will be music and entertainment by DJ Russ McQueen. There will be a beer tent by the as well as food vendors, carnival games, karate demonstrations and pony rides.
The show will begin at dusk, a little after 9 p.m., and is expected to last for about 20 minutes.
The Festival Committe is spending almost $10,000 for the show to make it spectacular. Let's just hope we don't see a repeat of last year, when Mother Nature forced the town to
The Main Gallery will be open to the public on July 3 1 to 3 p.m. Theer will be a Civil War Exhibit in the main gallery and view a short film by graduate and local Luke Maus exploring the local role in the American Revolution.
On Independence Day itself, the town will hold its Fourth of July Festival at the Common from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
There will be a pancake breakfast to begin the day at the from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. An annual doll carriage parade will start at 12 p.m. The day will feature kids' games, crafters, food vendors, a beer tent, a DJ, karate demonstrations and bands playing from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.
"The Festival Committee would like to thank the firework sponsors for their generosity -- and " the Festival Committee wrote in announcing the event.