Genworth Financial 29th Annual Celebrate Freedom Independence Day Concert 7/3
Features a concert by the United States Air Force Heritage of America Band. Event starts at 6:30 p.m., concert begins at 7:30 p.m. and fireworks start at 8:45 p.m. Free. Genworth Financial, 6620 W. Broad St. 281-6699 or genworth.com/concert.
RVA Fireworks on the James 7/3
Promoted as the state's largest fireworks display, Fireworks on the James is sponsored by the city. Featuring performances by SPARC, the Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra and the Richmond Ballet. Starts at 7:30 p.m., with fireworks around 9:30 p.m. Rain date is July 5. Free. Brown's Island. fireworksonthe james.com.
Chesterfield County Fairgrounds 7/4
A fun-filled event for all ages. Gates open at 5 p.m. with fireworks starting at dark. Free. Chesterfield County Fairgrounds, 10300 Courthouse Road, Chesterfield. 748-1623.
Dogwood Dell 7/4
Features a live performance from Susan Greenbaum, a carillon bell concert and a performance by the Richmond Concert Band, followed by fireworks. No pets allowed. 5:30 p.m. Free. Byrd Park. 646-DELL or richmondgov.com/parks.
Goochland County Fireworks 7/4
Fireworks start at 9 p.m. at the Goochland Sports Complex, 1800 Sandy Hook Road, Goochland. Free. 556-5831 or co.goochland.va.us.
Racing to the Stars & Stripes 7/4
A special holiday event featuring 10 horse races, live music and a fireworks celebration.
5 p.m. $5. Colonial Downs. 966-7223 or colo nialdowns.com.
Flying Squirrels Fireworks 7/4-6
Ramped-up postgame fireworks begin around 9:45 p.m. $7 to $11. The Diamond. 359-3866 or squirrelsbaseball.com.