Fireworks July 3

On July 3, the 4th of July Committee and Fruitlands Museum will host a concert with various bands followed by the fireworks display. Doors open at 5 p.m.; concert begins at 5:30 p.m., and fireworks begin at 9:15 p.m.

Cost to enter is $20 per car, or $10 if anyone in your car is wearing this year's 4th of July T-shirt. T-shirts are available at the Transfer Station on Saturdays or by contacting Pam Brown at

Parade and field events July 4:

10 a.m., kids' bike decorating contest on the Common

11 a.m., parade begins at Depot Road and ends at the library field

Noon, award ceremony and flag raising, immediately followed by field events at the library field:

12:15-12:45 p.m., pie-eating contest

12:45-1:05 p.m., candy scramble

1-3 p.m., face-painting and tattoos

1:05-1:30 p.m., sack race

1:30-1:55 p.m., three-legged race

1:30-3 p.m., firemen mini-muster

1:55-2:20 p.m., parent-child relay

2:20-2:40 p.m., egg toss

Ongoing activities (12:15-2:30 p.m.): Climb the greased pole, win a prize at the duck pond, tin can knockdown, purchase your 4th of July T-shirt!

Volunteers for next year

We are urgently in need of new committee members for next year. This is the last term for several key players on the committee and next year's 4th of July celebration is in danger of being canceled if we cannot recruit a new committee by January 2014.


For information, "like" the Harvard 4th of July Celebration on Facebook.

Thanks for your support!