Unless otherwise noted, events will be Monday.
INDEPENDENCE AIR LIBERTY FESTIVAL: Saturday, 6-9:30 p.m., features a rock- climbing wall, moon bounce, full court press basketball, a mechanical bull ride, music and food. Music by Driving Blind, 7-9:15 p.m.; welterweight boxer Jimmy Lange from NBC's reality show "The Contender" signs autographs 7-9 p.m.; fireworks at dusk. No grills, pets, alcohol, personal fireworks or solicitation allowed. Dulles Town Center, 21100 Dulles Town Cir., Dulles. Free. 703-404-7100 or www.ShopDullesTownCenter.com.
LEESBURG INDEPENDENCE DAY: Courthouse program "Honoring America," 11:30 a.m. at King and Market streets; free. Parade begins at noon at Ida Lee Park and proceeds down King Street to Fairfax and South King streets. Participants are encouraged to register early. Starting at 5 p.m. at Ida Lee Park, there will be food vendors, games, inflatable rides and music by Kevin Davis and Ban Caribe and Casper; fireworks choreographed to music, 9:30 p.m. 60 Ida Lee Dr., Leesburg. Park entry, $2; children 6 and younger, free. No alcoholic beverages, glass containers, personal fireworks or pets. Bring blankets or lawn chairs. 703-777-1368 or www.idalee.org.
OLD-FASHIONED FOURTH: Festivities 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. include a presentation of colors, singing of the National Anthem, hands-on nature activities outside Frogshackle Nature Center, patriotic craft making, a pie-eating contest, a performance by Reptiles Alive, old- fashioned children's games, wagon rides, pony rides, face painting, food and tours of Lanesville Ordinary. Claude Moore Park, 21544 Old Vestal's Gap Rd., Sterling. Parking at Loudoun Heritage Farm Museum. $5 a car. 703-444-1275 or www.loudoun.gov.
PRIDE OF PURCELLVILLE: Sunday and Monday, two-day festival features carnival rides, musical entertainment, antiques and craft displays, and a "Taste of Purcellville." Booths, 2-7 p.m. Sunday and noon-7 p.m. Monday; rides, 3-6 p.m. Sunday and 1-7 p.m. Monday. A Fireman's Parade at 11 a.m. Monday starts at 21st and Main streets and ends at Loudoun Valley High School. Festival takes place across the street at Purcellville Plaza, 206 N. Maple Ave., Purcellville. Fireworks, 9 p.m. Monday at Franklin Park, 17501 Franklin Park Dr., Purcellville. Free. 540 751-1050.
MIDDLEBURG EVENTS: Pool open ($3 a person), a raffle and food by the Middleburg American Legion, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; music, vendors, games, face painting and Carol the Bubbling Balloonatic, 6-9 p.m.; fireworks, 9:15-9:30 p.m. No pets. Middleburg Community Center, 300 W. Washington St., Middleburg. 540-687-6353 or 540-687-6375.
LINCOLN PARADE: A non-motorized parade, 10 a.m., from Lincoln Elementary School, 18048 Lincoln Rd., Purcellville, proceeds down Lincoln Road to Goose Creek Friends Meeting House, ending with singing, a picnic, children's games, awards and a dessert contest. Volunteers needed. Free. 540-338-6528.
INDEPENDENCE DAY IN LOVETTSVILLE: Sunday. Parade, 5:30 p.m., from Lovettsville Elementary School, 49 S. Loudoun St., to Lovettsville Community Center, 57 E. Broad Way; 6-8:30 p.m., games, inflatable rides, pony rides, face painting, food vendors at the community center; fireworks, 9:30 p.m., launched at the new Lovettsville Park between the school and the community center. Park at the elementary school or at the Lovettsville Game Club. Fireworks will be visible from parking areas. Shuttle buses will run from parking areas to the community center. Community center activities, $3 for children younger than 3; $5 for children 3-14; and $1 for people older than 14. 540-822-5284.
GREAT MEADOW FIREWORKS: Watch an air show with giant scale radio-controlled airplanes, the presidential helicopter, hot air balloons, Wright Brothers-style planes; a Civil War encampment and cavalry charge; polo; and fireworks set to patriotic music. Gates open 4 p.m.; fireworks at dusk. Great Meadow, 5089 Old Tavern Rd., The Plains. $40 a vehicle with as many as six people; in advance, $30 a vehicle; adults, $10; children younger than 6, free. 540-253-5001 or www.greatmeadow.org.
WARRENTON CHILDREN'S PARADE: Non-motorized parade, 10 a.m., from Fifth and Main streets to the courthouse with the Loudoun Border Guards Fife & Drum Corps. Ice cream and popsicles will be handed out to children after the parade. 540-349-8606 or www.historicwarrenton.org.
MOUNT VERNON CELEBRATION: Tours of the estate, musical performances, a wreath-laying ceremony, a birthday cake and reenactors from the First Virginia Regiment, the First Maryland Regiment, the Second New Jersey Regiment and more. 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens, 3200 George Washington Memorial Pkwy., Mt. Vernon. $11; seniors, $10.50; children ages 6-11, $5; children 5 and younger, free. 703-780-2000.
HERNDON JULY 4TH CELEBRATION: Live family entertainment, a family tug of war, sack races, arts and crafts, bingo and food, 6:30 p.m.; fireworks, 9:30 p.m. Herndon Community Center/Bready Park, 814 Ferndale Ave., Herndon. Free. 703-435-6868.
RESTON JULY 4TH WALK: Sponsored by the Reston Historic Trust, a two-mile walk along the Washington and Old Dominion trail to Herndon July 4th Celebration. Meet at 5 p.m. at Reston Museum for orientation and carpool to Reston Town Center, where the walk will begin. Return transportation will be provided. Reston Museum, 1639 Washington Plaza, Lake Anne Village Center, Reston. $5 donation; reservations required. 703-709-7700.
RESTON FIREWORKS DISPLAY: Food vendors on site. Fireworks begin about 9:15 p.m. Lake Fairfax Park, 1400 Lake Fairfax Dr., Reston. Free. 703-471-5415.
LAKE FAIRFAX FIREWORKS: Fireworks, 9 p.m. Lake Fairfax Park, 1400 Lake Fairfax Dr., Reston. 703-471-5415.
ON THE MALL: An Independence Day parade will begin at 11:45 a.m. at Seventh Street and Constitution Avenue NW and end at 17th Street and Constitution Avenue. The 39th annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival will run from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on the Mall, featuring dance, song, food, crafts and more. Fireworks launched from the reflecting pool grounds will start at 9:10 p.m. Use of Metro is advised. For more information, call 202-619-7222.
SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CONCERT: The National Symphony Orchestra, led by conductor Erich Kunzel, will perform at 8 p.m. on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol. Barry Bostwick will host the concert, which will feature Gloria Estefan, the Beach Boys and others. Blankets or lawn chairs are suggested. For more information, call 202-619-7222 or visit the PBS Web site, at www.pbs.org/capitolfourth.
-- Compiled by CARRIE DONOVAN, TIMOTHY WILSON AND BRUCE C.T. WRIGHT