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Mendo Lake Family Life

Fourth of July Fun

Thursday 4

4th of July Street Fairs & Fireworks. 10 a.m.–10 p.m. Fireworks: 9:30 p.m. Street fair adjacent to Library Park. 200 Park St., Lakeport.

July 4th Lawn Party & Parade. Live music & munchies, along with margaritas, wine, & beer from North Coast Brewing Company. Non-alcoholic options available for purchase. Bring chairs & blanket for parade. No pets. Donations accepted. 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Kelley House Museum. 45007 Albion St., Mendocino.

4th of July Parade. Floats, dogs, horses, art cars, music, & more. Noon-1 p.m. Main & Lansing streets, Mendocino.

Friday 5

Annual Maxine Sherman Memorial Fireworks Display. Fireworks launched from Clearlake Oaks Beach Park. The best views are from boats anchored east of Rattlesnake Island. Next best viewing area is from Clarks Island. Donations accepted. 9–10 p.m. Clearlake Oaks Boat Launch. 12684 Island Dr., Clearlake Oaks.

Saturday 6

International Worm Races, Festival, & Redbud Parade. Parade: 11 a.m. Starts at Redbud Park ends at Austin’s Park, where there will be games, carnival, & worm races (starting at Noon). Fireworks: 9 p.m. Austin Park. 14077 Lakeshore Dr., Clearlake.

Point Arena Firework Extravaganza. Street fair with live music, arts & crafts, & activities. Food/drink available for purchase. Fireworks at dusk. Bring flashlight & jackets. No pets. $10. Ages 12 & under: Free. Parking at City Hall & Point Arena High School: $10 (includes one adult entry ticket). Shuttle buses available. July 1: 4–11 p.m. July 2: Parade starts at Noon. Main St., & Hwy. 1, Point Arena.

Fireworks & Racing at Lakeport Speedway. Gates open: 5 p.m. Racing starts: 7 p.m. Fireworks: 9:30 p.m. Lake County Fairgrounds. 401 Martin St., Lakeport.

Fort Bragg Independence Day Fireworks. Fireworks over Noyo After Dark. Parking: $20. 9:30 p.m. Watch from: South Coastal Trail at Noyo Headlands, Pomo Bluffs Park, & Todd Point Parking Area, Fort Bragg.