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Weather clears for fireworks shows

Fairfield is among the towns that rescheduled fireworks due to bad weather Friday, July 4.

Fairfield’s show will now be held Saturday, July 5, off Penfield Beach.

Here is a list of area shows. Updates will be posted as they are received.

Saturday, July 5

Bristol, Muzzy Field, 9:30.

Danbury, Danbury Fair Mall, dusk. (Postponed from Thursday, July 3)

Darien, Darien High School, gates open at 6, fireworks 9ish. Food trucks and local restaurants on site and 10% of proceeds go to Town of Darien Firefighters’ Foundation. Parking pass required in advance; visit darienfirefighter.org/fireworks.

Derby/Shelton, “Dueling Fireworks” between Derby and Shelton along the banks of the Housatoinc River, at dusk. On the Derby side of the River, Kathy Thompson Band performs at 7. Shelton Riverwalk concert by Glamour Girls at 7. (Postponed from Thursday, July 3)

Fairfield, Jennings or Penfield Beach, 9:15. (Postponed from Friday, July 4)

Greenwich, Binney Park (Sound Beach Community Band) and Greenwich Point Park (DJ), at dusk, rain date July 6.

Middletown, Harbor Park, concert/fireworks, 6:30-10. (Postponed from Thursday, July 3)

New Britain, Stanley Quarter Park, (Blake Road), 9:15. (Postponed from Friday, July 4)

New Canaan, Waveny Park, festvities at 5, fireworks around 9:15. Resident passes $30/car; non-residents $60/car. All passes may be purchased at the Rec. Dept.’s office in Waveny House or the first selectman’s office at the police station through Thursday, July 3. In case of inclement weather, call 203-594-3610 or visit newcanaan.info. (Postponed from Friday, July 4)

New Haven, East Rock Park, celebration at 4, fireworks at 9. (Postponed from Friday, July 4)

New Milford, Fort Hill/Still Meadow, 9:30, rain date July 6.

Norwalk, Calf Pasture Beach, East Norwalk, festivities at 5:30. (Postponed from Thursday, July 3)

Orange, Independence Day concert and fireworks, a “50-Year Anniversary of the Beatles” show with the British Invasion Tribute Band at the Orange Fairgrounds, 525 Orange Center Road; 6:30. Followed by fireworks show with patriotic music. Suggested parking donation of $5 that will benefit the Orange Little League. Rain date July 6.

Stamford, off Cummings Park. (Postponed from Thursday, July 3)

Stratford, Short Beach Park, festivities at 7, fireworks at 9:30. Gov. Malloy is expected. (Postponed from Thursday, July 3)

West Haven, Bradley Point Park, 9. (Postponed from Thursday, July 3)

Weston, Weston Middle School, gates open at 4:30, $5/person (under 4 free). Food available for purchase 5-9. Westport Community Band, magician performs at 6:15, Ticket to Ride (Beatles tribute band) plays at 7:30 and after fireworks (about 10). Fireworks start at 9:20. (Postponed from Friday, July 4)

Wilton, Wilton High School Athletic Complex. (Postponed from Friday, July 4)

Sunday, July 6

Madison, waterfront area off West Wharf Beach, 9:30 (Postponed from Friday, July 4)

Naugatuck, Old Firehouse Road, downtown Naugatuck, festivities at 6, fireworks at 9:15. (Postponed from Thursday, July 3)

Monday, July 7

Westport, Compo Beach, 9:15. (Postponed from Friday, July 4)

Saturday, July 12

Beacon Falls, Family Day Fireworks Celebration at Pent Road recreation complex.

East Hartford, Riverfest on Connecticut River, entertainment at 4, fireworks at 9, rain date July 13.

Hartford, Riverfest on Connecticut River, entertainment at 4, fireworks at 9, rain date July 13.

Ridgefield, Ridgefield High School, gates open at 6, fireworks dusk, rain date July 13. (Postponed from Thursday, July 3)

Bridgeport Bluefish

Bridgeport, Harbor Yard, after 6:05 Bluefish game: Saturdays, July 19, Aug. 9, 23, 30, Sept. 13.

Orange Volunteer Firemans Carnival

Orange Fairgrounds, Friday and Saturday, Aug. 1 and 2; orangevfd.com/carnival.

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