Midstate Independence Day Events
Fort Hawkins Fourth of July Celebration
Noon-4 p.m. Wednesday, Emery Highway. Fiddling and picking with Sue Tomlin and Ed Morgan, tour the Blockhouse Replica and the archaeological dig site, which features several new exhibits and displays including the new War of 1812 Bicentennial Celebration historic marker. Complimentary lemonade, cookies and a slice of watermelon. 742-3003 or www.forthawkins.com. Free.
Ol’ Time Independence Day at Jarrell Plantation
10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jarrell Plantation, 711 Jarrell Plantation Road, Juliette. Pack a picnic lunch and come to the farm for a traditional noon reading of the Declaration of Independence followed by a three-legged race, egg toss and other fun games. $4-$6. (478) 986-5172.
Fireworks on the Flint
9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Georgia Veterans Memorial State Park, U.S. 280, Cordele. $5 parking fee. www.cordelecrispga.com.