PUTNAM COUNTY, N.Y. -- July 4 is just around the corner, and no doubt you're already thinking about the best perch for picnicking and pyrotechnics. What follows is a sampling of where to go to make your holiday pop. Feel free to add any we've missed on our Facebook page.
Be sure to check websites and weather forecasts before you go in case of any cancellations.
Saturday, July 2
- Southeast: The annual fireworks display goes from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Independence Way, (DeCicco's Parking Lot). The event will include 30 minutes of fireworks and a concert featuring Tony T and the City Express Band, plus guests.
Sunday, July 3
- Kent: Watch the night sky light up over Lake Carmel at 9:15 p.m. Rain date: Saturday, July 9.
- Cold Spring: The Hudson River is the backdrop for the annual fireworks display. Come to Dockside Park at dusk for the celebration honoring America's 240th birthday.
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