Fourth of July weekend events
• CANFIELD — With the theme “Together Again,” there will be a two-day celebration with fireworks 10 p.m. Saturday at the Canfield Fairgrounds. Gate opening has been changed to 5 p.m., and the cost for entry is $10 per car.
The annual Firecracker 4-mile Fun Run will be Monday with a kids race 8:15 a.m., and the Firecracker Run 8:30 a.m. Registration is limited to online.
The Canfield Fourth of July parade leaves the fairgrounds 10:10 a.m. Monday, traveling north on South Broad Street, circling the green and continuing west on Lisbon Street to disband in the middle school parking lot. The parade marshal is Mark Graham of Farmers Bank.
There will be activities on the center green before and after the parade. JD Eicher will perform at the gazebo, and there will be a car show in the parking lot behind Farmers Bank.
• GUSTAVUS — Gustavus Homecoming and July Fourth parade is 10 a.m. Monday starting at Gustavus Center at state Routes 87 and 193. The event includes food vendors, games, cornhole, tiny king and queen contest, giveaways and a scholarship presentation.
• MESOPOTAMIA — The 47th annual Mesopotamia ox roast and antiques and flea market hosted by the Mesopotamia Volunteer Firemen’s Association is 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Mesopotamia Center, state Routes 87 and 534. The event includes 160 dealers, live entertainment and a pancake breakfast at township hall. The Mesopotamia Historical Society will hold an open house of the historic museum on the commons during the ox roast.
• NEWTON FALLS — The annual Fourth of July festival will be 4 to 10 p.m. through Sunday at the park off Quarry Street with food, rides and games. Nightly musical performances will begin at 7 p.m.
Newton Falls Ministerial Association will host a communitywide service 6 p.m. Saturday in the Church of God parking lot.
Six hot air balloons will be anchored at the park 9 p.m. Saturday. The balloons will be illuminated at night and launched 6:15 to 6:45 p.m. Sunday.
The parade starts 10 a.m. Sunday from the First Church of God, 426 W. Broad St. Fireworks are 10 p.m. at the park.
• NILES — The Fourth of July parade will be noon Saturday from Niles McKinley High School to the city’s downtown off Main Street. There will be a Mahoning Valley Scrappers post-game fireworks display Sunday after the game, which starts at 7 p.m.
• STRUTHERS — The Fourth of July parade is 1 p.m. Sunday at Fifth Street Plaza.
• WARREN — The W.D. Packard Concert Band will perform a free concert on the lawn 8 p.m. Sunday, followed by a fireworks display.
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