Fourth of July Events

June 30, 2011 12:00 AM
Fourth of July Events
" ATLANTA (WAOK)-Are you and the family ready for the Fourth of July events? Lots of fireworks, cookouts and a world famous road race are just some of the activities scheduled. Check out the list.

All-American Celebration at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

The annual Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s All-American Celebration features a  rousing program of patriotic standards, singalongs and classical favorites. The evening ends with a spectacular fireworks display.  8 p.m. July 4, Verizon Wireless Amphitheater At Encore Park, $12–$35, 2200  Encore Parkway, Alpharetta, 404-733-5010,   .

Heritage Arts Festival at Underground Atlanta

Underground Atlanta hosts a celebration of  African-American culture and history with fine art and live music at the  16th annual Heritage Arts Festival. Look for more than 50  national and international booths featuring African artifacts and jewelry,  plus film screenings, plays, storytelling and book signings. July 1 — July  4th, Underground Atlanta, 50 Lower Alabama Street S.W., Atlanta,  404-523-2311,

 Marietta’s Freedom Parade

The City of Marietta’s big Fourth of July Freedom Parade begins at 10 a.m.

Red, White & Brew at the Georgia Aquarium

The Fourth of July benefit for the Georgia Aquarium’s education initiatives,  Red, White & Brew is barbecue and beer festival with a bang. The  celebration takes place atop the Aquarium’s parking deck, with views of the  fireworks display at Centennial Olympic Park.  July 4, $45 per  person, adults over 21 only, Georgia Aquarium, 225 Baker Street N.W.,  404-581-4000, "

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