North Central Washington explodes
Saturday, June 30, 2012View full version
NCW — There will be plenty of “Boom Boom Pow” in the sky this Fourth of July ... Black Eyed Peas not included. Many merry explosions are taking place, from Walla Walla Point Park to George.
Warm-up your firework viewing capacity Tuesday by attending Symphony in the Park at Lincoln Park, 1410 S. Mission St. There’s a lot to see before this event’s fireworks, including musical performances by the Wenatchee Valley Symphony, Mariachi Estrella de Mexico, the Wenatchee High School drumline, Stacie McRae, and the Follies, starting at 7 p.m.
Tuesday evening in Waterville, there’s also a demolition derby at 7 p.m. with a closing fireworks show. It will take place at the NCW Fairgrounds, 601 N. Monroe St.
On Wednesday, Town Auto Group will also hold its annual Fourth of July festivities at Walla Walla Point Park, 1351 Walla Walla Ave. Vendors open at 1 p.m., with live music throughout the day to entertain, featuring the Primrose, The Vaudeville Engine, Andrew Thompson Project and Mugsy’s Groove. Fireworks begin around 10:15 p.m.
With two upcoming fireworks displays in Manson and Lake Chelan, you can have a double dipping of pyrotechnics. Fireworks at the Manson Bay Marina, 312 Quetiloquasoon Road, start at 10:15 p.m. on Wednesday. The Lake Boys are hitting up Manson Bay Park, 142 Pedoi St., with a live musical performance starting at 7 p.m. and continuing through the firework’s duration. On Saturday, Lake Chelan kicks off their own “Rockin’ Fireworks” show around 10 p.m., which can easily be viewed from Don Morse and Lakeside parks .
If you’re bursting for more, watch Grand Coulee Dam’s fireworks display at 10:37 p.m on Wednesday. Laser light shows will electrify the face of the dam Tuesday and Wednesday night starting at 10 p.m.
On the Fourth in George, you can scarf down some giant cherry pie at noon, see the Bars and Classic Cars Show, or watch fireworks at dusk. The celebration includes the Cherry Bomb Fun Run, a grand parade at 10 a.m., children’s games and contests and a patriotic presentation at 11 a.m. The events all take place at George Community Park and George Community Hall, 403 W Montmorency Blvd.
Brewster offers free swimming at its city pool Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and a parade at 7 p.m., followed by a fireworks display at 10:15 p.m in Brewster City Park.
Emily Wooldridge: 664-7154