A sampling of Fourth of July-related festivities in Central Kentucky.
Fort Boonesborough State Park. June 29-July 4. 4375 Boonesborough Rd., Richmond. Campers' decoration contest, crafts, bingo, free tours, hayrides, parade. (859) 527-3131. Parks.ky.gov.
Scott County. July 2. Parade at 11 a.m. on Main St., Georgetown; other events throughout day at Brooking Park. Free. Georgetownky.com.
Red, White and Boom. Noon July 2. Whitaker Bank Ballpark, 207 Legends Ln., Lexington. Live music all day, fireworks at 10 p.m.. $5, free for children 12 and younger. (859) 422-7867. Lexingtonlegends.com. Read more on Page 4.
Bluegrass Scenic Railroad Independence Day Rides. 2 p.m. July 2-3. Bluegrass Railroad Museum, 175 Beasley Rd., Versailles. $8-$25. (859) 873-2476. bgrm.org.
Migdalia's Independence Day Festival. 3-10 p.m. July 2. 500 Main St., Paris. Live music, games, face painting, food. Free. (859) 987-0855. Migdaliasbistro.com.
Stephen Foster's 185th birthday celebration. July 2. My Old Kentucky Home State Park, Bardstown. Games at 7 p.m., The Stephen Foster Story at 8:30 p.m., fireworks after show. 1-800-626-1563, Parks.ky.gov
Harrodsburg fireworks. 9:45 p.m. July 2. Anderson/Dean Community Park, 1501 Louisville Rd., Harrodsburg.
Winchester. July 3. Unity prayer service at 4:30 p.m., veterans dinner at 5:30 p.m., fireworks at 10:30 p.m. Lykins Park, Winchester. (859) 744-9554.
Lake Cumberland State Resort Park Fireworks. 9 p.m. CDT July 3. 7351 Highway 90, Corbin. Fireworks visible from Park Look Out and Lure Lodge patio. 1-800-325-1709, Parks.ky.gov.
Bluegrass 10,000. 7:20 a.m. July 4. Lexington. Start on Midland Ave., Lexington; finish at Main St. and Limestone. (859) 288-2946. Lexingtonky.gov.
Richmond. July 4. Music, kids' activities at 4 p.m., fireworks at 10 p.m. Lake Reba Park, Richmond. $5 a car. (859) 623-8753. Parks.richmond.ky.us.
Lexington. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Robert F. Stephens Courthouse Plaza, Centrepointe block, Phoenix Park, Short St. and Fifth-Third Bank Pavilion at Cheapside Park. Live entertainment; food and vendors; arts and crafts; reading of Declaration of Independence at 11:15 a.m. on Main St. near Fifth Third Bank; parade at 2 p.m. down Main Street from Midland Ave. to Broadway; July 4th Live concert at 6:45 p.m. at Cheapside Park; fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Free. Lexingtonky.gov.
Wilmore. July 4. Parade at 10 a.m. along Main St., festival afterward at Wilmore Campground. Crafts, games, contests, food, entertainment. Free. (859) 858-9031. Wilmore.org.
Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park. July 4. 4441 Ky. 1833, Buckhorn. Water races and beach games at noon, cookout at 3 p.m., live music by Second Wind at 7 p.m., fireworks at dark. 1-800-325-0058, Parks.ky.gov.
Berea. 5 p.m. July 4. Berea City Park, Berea. Fireworks, children's activities, live entertainment. (859) 986-9402. Berea.com.