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Independence Day events


SATURDAY, July 3

SONOMA COUNTY

Bodega Bay: Westside Regional Park. 2400 Westside Road, Bodega Bay. Fireworks begin about 9 p.m. Free. 875-3866. www.bodegabay.com

Monte Rio: Monte Rio Beach. Water carnival, boat parade, water curtain, games for kids. Games,

11 a.m.-4 p.m. Fireworks at dusk. Free. 865-9956. www.mrrpd.org

Sebastopol: Analy High School. 6950 Analy Ave. Live music by The Mighty Chiplings, Love Rustlers, and Buzzy Martin and the Buzztones. Gates open at 5:30 p.m., fireworks begin at dusk. Adults $7, Ages 6-11 $3. 823-1511.

Windsor: Windsor High School. 8695 Windsor Road. Parking at Windsor High School. Fireworks launched from Keiser Park, no viewing at park due to construction. 7 p.m.-10:15 p.m. Admission $1. 838-1260.

Windsor: Windsor Town Green.

701 McClelland Drive. Live Music by Sugarfoot. Games and jumpies for the kids. Sponsored by Old Downtown Windsor Merchants Association. Keiser Park fireworks display can be seen from Town Green. No personal barbecues allowed. 5 p.m.-

10 p.m. Free. 838-1260. www.ci.windsor.ca.us

LAKE COUNTY

Clearlake: Austin Park, 14077 Lakeshore Drive. Street fair, kinetic sculpture racing, live music, car show, arts and crafts, barbecue, children's activities, worm race and more. Sponsored by the Lakeshore Lions Club and the Clear Lake Chamber of Commerce. Parade kicks off event at 11 a.m. from Redbud Park to Austin Park. Fireworks over Clear Lake follow event at dusk 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Free. 994-3600. www.clearlakechamber.com

MENDOCINO COUNTY

Fort Bragg: Pomo Bluffs Park at Todd's Point. Take Ocean View Drive to Cliff Way. Additional parking at Patton/Carlson property at Todd Point, College of the Redwoods, and on Ocean View Drive. Park open to pedestrians only. 9 p.m.-11 p.m. Parking $5. 961-6300. www.mendocinocoast.com

Fort Bragg: Noyo Harbor, South Harbor Drive. Salmon Barbecue and live music to benefit salmon restoration. From Highway 1, north or south, look for the "BBQ Parking" signs. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. $25. 961-6300. www.salmonrestoration.com

Point Arena: Arena Cove off Port Road. Street Fair: music, food, drink, crafts and activities. Fireworks at dark. Free. 882-2122. www.cityofpointarena.com

SUNDAY

SONOMA COUNTY

Santa Rosa: Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Road. Live music with the Wonderbread 5 and High Speed Wobble. Fireworks presented by Santa Rosa's Police Officers, Firefighters Local 1401 and Active 20/30 Club #50. 4 p.m.-10 p.m. Parking $5. Ages 13 and up, $7; 6-12, $3; 12 and under free. 578-7800. www.sonomacountyfair.com

Petaluma: Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds, 175 Fairgrounds Drive. Live music, food booths. Gates open at 4 p.m. Fireworks at dusk. Free. 778-4380. cityofpetaluma.net/parksnrec

Sonoma: Parade starts at First East and Spain streets at 10 a.m. Food, game and info booths in the Plaza. Patriotic ceremony on the lawn in the southeast quadrant of the Plaza at noon. Music by the The Carlos Herrera Band at 1 p.m. The Cynthia Tarr Trio at 3 p.m. Fireworks at dusk in Gen. Vallejo's field. 938-4626. sonomacommunitycenter.org

Healdsburg: Healdsburg High School athletic fields. 440 Monte Vista Ave. Fireworks sponsored by American Legion Sotoyome Post 111. 9:30 p.m. Free, but donations are requested. www.healdsburg.com

Cloverdale: Cloverdale High School football field. 509 North Cloverdale Blvd. Fireworks at dusk. Sponsored by Cloverdale Lions Club. Free. 894-4470. www.cloverdale.net

Guerneville: Downtown Craft Fair on the Plaza, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Russian River Rotary Barbecue at Lark's Parking Lot, noon-8 p.m.. Block party downtown. Fireworks over the river. Free. 869-9000. www.russianriver.com

LAKE COUNTY

Clearlake Oaks/ Glenhaven: Widgeon Bay.View fireworks by boat, anchored east of Rattlesnake Island; or on land at Clearlake Oaks Beach or Widgeon Way. Sponsored by the Clearlake Oaks- Glenhaven Business Association. Fireworks at dusk. Free. 998-9563. www.clearlakeoaks.org

Lakeport: Library Park, between First and Third streets. Street fair, arts and crafts, music. Cardboard/duct tape boat race at 11 a.m Fireworks at 9:30p.m. Presented by Lakeport Main Street Merchants Association and the Lake County Chamber of Commerce. Free. 263-5092. www.lakecochamber.com

MENDOCINO COUNTY

Boonville: Mendocino County Fairgrounds, Highway 128. Sponsored by the Anderson Valley Education Foundation. Free. 895-2379. www.andersonvalleychamber.com

Mendocino: Fourth of July Parade starting near Crown Hall on Ukiah Street, continuing down Main Street, and up Lansing Street. 1p.m. Free. 961-6300. www.mendocinocoast.com

Point Arena: Parade down Main Street at noon. Picnic following the parade at Bower Park to benefit Acorn Independent Learning Center and Pacific Community Charter School. 882-2122. www.cityofpointarena.com

Willits: Parade starts at Main and East Commercial streets at 11 a.m. Barbecue follows at Recreation Grove Park, Commercial and South Lenore streets. $15 for adults; $8 for kids. Black Bart gunfighters at 3 p.m. Rodeo at 4 p.m., $5 to $15. Water fight, 6p.m. Free. 459-6330. www.willitsfrontierdays.com.

NAPA COUNTY

Calistoga: Parade with antique tractors, fire engines, floats, clowns and marching bands departs from Cedar Street and Lincoln Avenue and ends at Napa County Fairgrounds, 1435 N. Oak St. 11 a.m. Free. County fair, noon to 11 p.m. Adults, $8; ages 7-12, $4; ages, 6 and under free. Fireworks, 9 p.m. 942-5111.

Napa: Veterans Memorial Park. Fireworks at dusk. Free. 257-9529.

Yountville: Veterans Home, 100 California Drive. Noon. Music, food, activities for kids. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Free. 944-4500.

Compiled by News Researcher Janet Balicki