Germantown

Ring in America’s birthday at the annual “Fourth of July in Historic Germantown” neighborhood festival on Wednesday.
The event will run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and feature guided tours, historical re-enactments, a bell-ringing ceremony, as well as arts and crafts. Visitors can celebrate at five historical Germantown sites including Stenton, Hood Cemetery, Cliveden of the National Trust, Concord School & Upper Burying Ground and the Johnson House. The free event will include live music with family-friendly crafts from ice cream-making to patriotic crafting sessions. Visit www.freedomsbackyard.com for more information.

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