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The Fourth of July will be a star-spangled spectacular as Utahns salute the flag during parades and patriotic programs and participate in a variety of activities during the weekend.

Compiled by editorial assistant Karen L. Greenwood.Events are by county or community:

Salt Lake County

COPPERTON - July 4, 6-11 a.m., annual Fourth of July breakfast, sponsored by Bingham Lions Club, Copperton Park; 9 a.m. Bingham Firemen's Association will sponsor contests and treats for youngsters in the park.

EAST MILL CREEK - July 4, East Mill Creek Fourth of July celebration, Evergreen Park, 2200 E. Evergreen Ave. (3435 South); 7-11 a.m. chuck wagon breakfast at park bowery; 8 a.m. 5K fun run; 9 a.m. parade, 2700 E. Evergreen Ave. to park; 10 a.m. flag-raising ceremony; 10 a.m.-noon entertainment, prize drawings, carnival, games, food, drinks, rides, ice cream and balloons. July 9, 9 a.m. Volleyball Classic, Liberty Park Sand & Grass courts, 1100 S. 700 East.

GRANITE - July 4, Granite Community Old-fashioned Fourth of July Celebration, 7:30 a.m. children's fun run; 8 a.m. flag-raising ceremony and cannon firing; 8-9:30 a.m. pancake breakfast; 9 a.m. grand parade, ward parking lot to elementary school. After parade, fair with fun, food and frolic at Granite Elementary school, 9760 S. 3100 East; 9 p.m. outdoor movie, "Return of the Giant Brine Shrimp"; after movie, fireworks display. Bring your own legal fireworks, school parking lot.

MAGNA - July 2, 1 p.m. baby contest, Copper Park, July 4, 6:30-11 a.m. chuck wagon breakfast; noon parade, Main Street; daylong carnival; 1:30 p.m. sport races; 6:30 p.m. American Legion baseball game; 9:30 p.m. Miss Magna presentation; after dark, fireworks display.

MIDVALE - July 2, Midvale on Parade, Midvale City Park, 7500 S. 300 West; 5 p.m. picnic on the lawn, items sold or bring own picnic, chairs and blankets; 7-9 p.m. The Crestmark Orchestra with a Glenn Miller Production.

MURRAY - July 1, 8 p.m. The fifth annual "Starlight, Moonlight and Country Memories" concert, Murray Park amphitheater, 495 E. 5300 South. July 4, 6:30-9:30 a.m. community breakfast, pavilion No. 5; 7 a.m. sunrise service, amphitheater; 8:45 a.m. race walk, along parade route and through Murray Park; 9 a.m. parade, 6100 S. and State Street to entrance of Murray Park; 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. "Fun Days Festival," entertainment, food, children's games, money scramble, sack races, balloon toss, tug-o-war, grassy area by basketball course; 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. baseball games, Ken Price Ball Park; 5:30 p.m. bicycle auction, Murray Boys and Girls Club; dusk fireworks, park softball field. Please leave personal fireworks at home.

Wheeler Historic Farm, 6351 S. 900 East; open 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Hayrides: 10 a.m.-8 p.m., every hour and half hour; 10-7 p.m., house tours every half hour; 5 p.m. chore tours, gathering eggs and milking cows. July 1, 2, 4, 8 & 9, 8 p.m. comedy outdoor theater featuring "Practical Joke War."

RIVERTON - Town Days, July 2, 6 p.m. softball tournament, softball diamond; 6:30 p.m. 13400 S. Redwood Road, north to 12600 South, east to 1300 West to city park; 8:30 p.m. musical "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers," city park stage. July 4, 6:45 a.m. American Legion flag ceremony; 7 a.m. country mile 10K race and fun run, Riverton Park; 7-10 a.m. chuck wagon breakfast; 8 a.m.-8 p.m. softball tournament, softball diamond; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. swimming activities, South Valley pool; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. chess tournament, under canopy; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. horseshoe pitching; 11 a.m.-dark, food vendors; 11 a.m.-1 p.m. children's relays; 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Fire department truck display and blood pressure check; games, rides and activities; noon-dark carriage rides; 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. stage events; noon-6 p.m. face painting; 1-5 p.m. amateur Dutch oven cook-off; 1-2 p.m. basketball throw, tennis court; arrival of Life Flight, soccer field; 2-4 p.m. bingo, pavilion; 2-3 p.m. animal walk; 3-4 p.m. bucket brigade relay for kids; 3-5 p.m. buckaroo rodeo; 4 p.m. pie eating and other fun contests, canopy; 6 p.m. haystack dive; 10 p.m. fireworks, city park.

SALT LAKE CITY - July 4, Deseret News, KISN 97 radio and the Sugarhouse Park Authority presents Celebrate America '94 at Sugarhouse, Park, 1300 East and 2100 South. Picnics, music, dancing, concessions and, of course, the largest fireworks display in Salt Lake County. The display will be coordinated with music. Free admission, except children's rides $1 each. Here are the events and times.

10 to 11:30 a.m. - Country Crisp presents the "Family Bike Tour." The first 500 participants receive free water bottles. Meet at Sugarhouse Park for a 10-mile guided tour, returning to the park. The tour is directed by Peter Netka at 972-5841. Children of all ages are invited; no charge.

1 to 8 p.m. - Diet Pepsi and Red Robin present "Frisbee Golf." Meet at the northeast terrace and play for Frisbee giveaways and other prizes, plus enter to win a trip for two from Morris Air.

1 to 6 p.m. - Thrifty Food Stores presents "Rollerblading." Children younger than 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Meet at the Central Terrace. The first 500 people will receive free visors.

2 to 8 p.m. - Lipton Ice Tea presents "Basketball Shootout." Shoot free-throws at the southeast terrace, and enter to win a trip for two from Morris Air plus mini-basketball giveaways.

1 to 9:30 p.m. - Seven local bands perform at the northwest terrace.

8:45 p.m. - Skydivers will jump onto the soccer field.

9:50 p.m. - Fireworks with music.

Enter to win a trip for two to Captiva, Fla., courtesy of Sweetheart Paper Products at the KISN 97 booth.

Through July, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, Pioneer Trail State Park, This Is the Place Monument and Old Deseret Village, 2601 Sunnyside Ave.; all 15 dwellings open, including Brigham Young Forest Farmhouse; horse-drawn wagons; demonstrations of pioneer cooking, paper making, rug hooking, lace making and wool dying. July 4, flag raising by The Army of the West, military re-enactment group; games for children; cake walks and pioneer music played all day, Town Social Hall; group of Pony Express re-enactment riders; small entrance fee.

July & August, Pioneer Memorial Museum, Daughters of Utah Pioneers, 300 N. Main, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays; 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Largest collection of artifacts on one particular subject, featuring displays and collections of memorabilia of settlers of Great Salt Lake.

July 1-3, Promised Valley Playhouse, 132 S. State, 7:30 p.m. nightly, "Celebrating the Light" with local performers, written by Michael McLean.

July 8, 8 p.m. Utah Symphony, "An Evening with Roger Williams," with Kory Katseanes conducting, Abravanel hall.

Hogle Zoo, 2600 E. Sunnyside Ave., 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., grounds close at 7:30 p.m. daily. July 1-Sept. 7. White alligator on display, small-animal building. July 10, KSOP Radio "Day at the Zoo."

Raging Waters, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday through Saturday; 11-6 p.m. Sunday; 1200 W. 1700 South. Acapulco cliff dive, water slides, wave pool, Safe Sam's, the Lifeguard Gators Wonderland, sand volleyball, food, drinks.

SANDY - All events Mount Jordan Middle School, 9360 S. 300 East. July 1-2, tennis tournament. July 1, 5-10 p.m. arts and crafts fair, food and game booths; 6-10 p.m. 98.7 KVRI presents "The Classic Car Show. July 4, 7 a.m. American Legion breakfast, west side of Mount Jordan Middle School; 9 a.m. throughout the day, arts and crafts fair, food and game booths, continuous entertainment; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. children's arts festival; 4 p.m. fire department giant water fight; 4:30-8:30 p.m. dinner by Cast Iron Cuisine; 6 p.m. parade, Deseret Medical east on 9400 South to Sandy Mall; 8:15 p.m. The American West Symphony & Choir, patriotic concert; 9:30 p.m. "Buckles and Bows" and "Korner Kanyon Kickers' by Paul Winkelman; 10:15 p.m. 98.7 KVRI "Skyconcert 94" fireworks show choreographed to music.

SNOWBIRD - Seventh Annual Snowbird-Wolcott Optical Outdoors Sports Festival, July 2, 8 a.m. Sport Climbing Invitation and Open, Cliff Lodge climbing wall; 9:30 a.m. Mountain Bout Bike Race, Gad Valley. July 2-3, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sports Expo, Snowbird Event Center. July 3, 10 a.m. Ed Chauner's Mountain Bike Clinic. July 3, Rollerblading Dual Slalom Race. July 4, 9 a.m. to noon Independence Day pancake breakfast buffet, Forklift Restaurant; Salt Lake Good Time Jazz Band and String Fever provide musical entertainment; 9:30 a.m. tram opens.

SOUTH SALT LAKE - July 1, 7 p.m. concert, The Success Dance Company, Crash Pontiac & The Hubcaps, The Wood Family Bank, Salute to Youth scholarship recipients, the Salt Lake Symphony featuring program of classical and patriotic music, food booths and fireworks at dusk, Granite High School football stadium. July 2, 7 a.m. flag-raising ceremony; 7:30-10 a.m. breakfast in the park, small fee; 9 a.m. Independence Day parade, Woodrow Wilson School to Fitts Community Park; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. carnival; noon, Blue Ribbon Fair, Fitts Community Park. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Pioneer Craft House, 3271 S. 500 East, summer festival celebrating 46 years "Salute to the Community" featuring crafts in action.

Hale Center Theatre, 2801 S. Main, 8:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday, closed Sunday and holidays. "Blood, Sweat and Stanley Poole," 1960's Broadway Military Comedy by James and William Goldman.

WEST JORDAN - July 1-4 Western Stampede, 2200 W. 7950 South. July 1, noon-midnight, carnival and booths, main park (Redwood Road); 6 p.m. stock parade, 7000 S. Redwood Road; 7 p.m. pre-rodeo entertainment; 8 p.m. PRCA Rodeo, (Main Park); 8 p.m. rodeo; fireworks after rodeo, main park. July 2, kids day, 11 a.m. children's parade, 8660 S. 220 West; noon-bicycle rodeo, City Hall parking lot; noon-midnight carnival, booths, main park; 7 p.m. pre-rodeo entertainment, rodeo grounds; 8 p.m. rodeo; fireworks after rodeo. July 3, noon-midnight, carnival and booths, main park; 7 p.m., interfaith patriotic event "Salute to Freedom," high school. July 4, 7 a.m. flag-raising ceremony, City Hall; 7-9 a.m. Rotary Club breakfast, First Security Bank, 7869 S. Redwood Road; 8 a.m. 5K Run, 2200 W./park entrance; 10 a.m. main parade, 7000 South to main park; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. car and motorcycle show; noon-midnight carnival and booths; noon Chamber of Commerce ping-pong ball drop (3-7 years), baseball field; 12:30-1:15 p.m. candy in haystack (1-6 years); 1-4 p.m. antique tractor pull; 1:15-2 p.m. money in haystack (7-12 years); 2 p.m. Chamber of Commerce ping-pong ball drop (8-12 years); 2-3 p.m. relay races (6-10 years); 3-4 p.m. watermelon-eating contest, all ages; 4-5 p.m. greased pole climb, main park; 7:30 p.m. pre-rodeo entertainment; 8 p.m. square dance, basketball courts; PRCA Rodeo, rodeo grounds; fireworks after rodeo.

Davis County

CENTERVILLE - July 2, 6 p.m. children's parade, White Chapel, 160 S. 300 East to Founders Park; 7 p.m. concert in the park, featuring The Incredible Hughes Brothers. July 3, 7 p.m. dedication of the statue near Main Street at Founders Park. July 4, 6:30-10 a.m. chuck wagon breakfast; 7 a.m. freedom fun run/walk, 300 N. 100 East; 9 a.m. Main Street parade, Chase Lane to J.C. Penneys; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. outdoor festival at Founders Park, food, prizes and more; art exhibit at Centerville Elementary School; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. continuous entertainment.

July 1, 2, 7:30 p.m., "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers," July 2, noon "Rumplestiltskin," July 5, 7:30 p.m. "Grand Night for Singing '94," Pages Lane Theater.

CLEARFIELD - July 1, 6-10 p.m. car show, parking lot of Country Gardens Restaurant, 175 E. 200 South; 7 p.m. auction; 8:30-11 p.m. street dance with Little Big Band, free. July 2, Little Miss and Mister pageant, Fisher Park, July 4-9, 8 p.m. nightly, musical "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," Bicentennial Park amphitheater. July 4, 7-9 a.m. breakfast, Tom Winegar's parking lot; 8 a.m. 5K Run; 10:15 a.m. parade, start at Center and Main, ending at LDS stake center; 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. food booths and carnival games; 12-3 p.m. local entertainment; 1 p.m. baby contest; hogs and hosers softball game; 8-10 p.m. Music in the Park; 10 p.m. fireworks display, Fisher Park.

KAYSVILLE-FRUIT HEIGHTS - July 3, 7 p.m. patriotic devotional and an unsung hero award, Davis High School. July 4, 6:30-10:30 a.m. chuck wagon breakfast, Davis High front lawn; 8 a.m. 5K run, begins south of Davis High School to DATC; 1 p.m. annual parade, starts Main Street at Davis High School, goes north to 100 North Street, then east to 200 East Street, and back to the high school; 3-6 p.m. games and concessions; 8 p.m. program, dusk fireworks, Davis High football stadium.

LAGOON - Pioneer Village, opens 11 a.m. daily, except Saturday at 10 a.m., music store musician, re-created Old West shootout, food - open-air grill, corn on the cob in husks, bakery, ice cream parlor, Navajo tacos and more. On With the Shows at Lagoon, "Music, U.S.A. - On the Radio," Music Theatre, 7:30 and 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. "Summer Rhythm," Carousel Stage; 4, 5:30 and 6:45 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday; 5:15, 6:30 and 8:15 Thursday-Saturday. "Lagoon All-Star Bank" Midway, 5 and 6:15 p.m. Monday-Friday; 1, 2, 3:30 and 5 p.m. Saturday. "L.A. Goon Band," Midway; 3-9 p.m.Tuesday-Friday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. "Little Rascals," Carousel Stage; 1:15, 2:30 and 3:45 Thursday-Saturday. "Wild West Show," Pioneer Village; 4:30, 5:45 and 6:45 p.m. Saturday. "Pioneer Village Music Hall," 3-8 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 2-8 p.m. Saturday. "Pioneer Posse," 3-8 p.m. Monday, Wednesday-Saturday. "Doo-Wop Boppers," Midway, 3-8 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; noon-5 p.m. Saturday. "Wildlife Show," Pioneer Village, 3:30, 5 and 6:15 p.m. Monday-Friday; 1:30, 3:30, 5 and 6:15 p.m. Saturday; 1:30, 3:30 and 5 p.m. Sunday. "Lagoon Characters," Midway, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. daily.

July 4, Independence Day fireworks, 10 p.m.

LAYTON - Liberty Days. July 1-2, Arts Festiva Melodrama, Commons Park. July 2, 8 a.m. fun run/walk; 11:30-noon, children's parade, Constitution Circle to Commons Park; noon-5 p.m. entertainment, concessions, children's games; 1-4 p.m. children's art yard southwest area in park. July 3, arts festival, 1-4 p.m. concession stands, noon-5 p.m. entertainment; 7-8 p.m. patriotic concert, Commons Park. July 4, 6:30-9 a.m. breakfast, bowery; 7 a.m. flag-raising ceremony, Layton Surf 'n' Swim; 10:30 a.m. parade; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. information booth; noon-5 p.m. concession stands, children's games entertainment; 2-4 p.m. old-fashioned games, Commons Park; 9 p.m. symphony conceet, museum; 10 p.m. fireworks, Layton High School.

WEST BOUNTIFUL - July 2, all-day celebration at the park. 9 a.m. parade, beginning at 400 North and 800 West and ending at church parking lot (1810 N. 550 West); concessions, family games, picnic, entertainment; 8:30-11:30 p.m. dance with Craig Chambers' Dis-Connection, city park. July 3, 7 a.m. flag-raising ceremony, city park; 7:30 p.m. patriotic program, LDS church, 1930 N. 600 West.

WEST POINT - July 1, 2 & 4, 5:30 p.m. West Point Wipeout, three-on-three basketball tournament, three point, slam dunk and free throw contest, West Point Park. July 2, Family Day, 5 p.m. entertainment, "On Stage Studios," food and family picnic; 9 p.m. dance, parking lot. July 4, 6:00 a.m. wake-up call; 6:30 a.m. flag ceremony; 7:30 a.m. 5K run/2 mile walk; 6-9 a.m. breakfast; 9 a.m. parade, LDS stake center to White Church; 10 and 11 a.m. baby contest; throughout the day booths, rides, games, crafts and concessions.

Utah County

ELK RIDGE - July 1, 5-6 p.m., Golf tournament, Gladstan Golf Course. July 4, 7-11 a.m. pancake breakfast, fire house; foot races; 7:30 a.m. 10K; 9 a.m. mile run, city building; 8 a.m. children's parade, Park Drive from Salem Hills Drive to City Park; 9 a.m. patriotic program; 10 a.m. three-on-three ball tournament; 9:30 a.m.-noon carnival.

LEHI - July 4, 9 p.m. Annual fireworks show at Veterans Ball Park by Lehi Fire Department.

OREM - July 1-2, 7:15 p.m. pre-show, 8:15 p.m. 18th Annual National Cloggers Festival, SCERA Shell Outdoor Theater, 699 So. State St., call 225-2569.

July 2, 8:15 a.m. volleyball tournament, Orem Fitness Center Park, 850 W. 165 South. July 4, 1 p.m. 2.2 mile bicycle race, east entrance to Utah Valley State College; 1 p.m. picnic in the park; after dark, fireworks, Orem City Park.

PLEASANT GROVE - July 4, dusk fireworks display at Pleasant Grove High School baseball field by Pleasant Grove Fire Department.

PROVO - July 1, 4, 9 a.m. Arts Festival, Utah County Government Complex. July 1, 2, & 4, 6:30 a.m. Balloon Fest, Freedom Field. July 1, 6:30 p.m. Freedom Awards Gala, BYU Wilkinson Center Ballroom. July 2, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. golf tournament, four-ball format, East Bay Golf Course; 3:30-8 p.m. "Street Heat," Cougar Stadium, west parking lot with KSL Channel 5 Television and KSL News Radio 1160, live entertainment, food, games, prizes; 8:15 p.m. "Stadium of Fire," includes Oak Ridge Boys, Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Mickey's Toon Town friends form Disneyland and giant fireworks show, Cougar Stadium. July 3, 7 p.m. patriotic service, BYU Marriott Center, featured speaker Elder Dallin H. Oaks. July, 4 7 a.m. Freedom run, 10K begins at Temple Hill Drive and North Temple Drive, Fun Run begins at 700 N. and University Avenue; 9 a.m. Grand Parade, University Avenue, begins at Provo High School, south on University Avenue to Center Street, east to 900 East, north on 900 East to 300 North; 1 p.m. Bike Race, Utah Valley State College Campus. For Freedom Festival information call 345-2008.

SUNDANCE - July 1-2, 5-9 and every Monday, Tuesday and Saturday, July 16-Sept. 3, 8:00 p.m. rustic mountain stage, Rodgers and Hammerstein classic, "Oklahoma," outdoor theater. July 2-Aug. 20, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 11 a.m., Friday and Saturday at 6 p.m. "Phoebe's Closet," by Mary Gail, Children's Theatre. July 13-15 and every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday July 16-Sept. 3 8 p.m. "Take Me Along," outdoor theater.

Northern Utah

BRIGHAM CITY - July 4, 7-10 a.m. breakfast, FOE Eagles, bowery; 8:45-10 a.m. patriotic ceremony, east of pool; 11 a.m. 17th annual jackpot horseshoes throwing contest, east of grandstands at horseshoe pits; 11-11:30 a.m. Miss Liberty and Uncle Sam Contest, bowery; noon-4 p.m. activities and games, candy dig, egg toss, races for entire family; 2 p.m. cow-chip throwing contest; 2:30 p.m. Frisbee district qualifying championships, west side of baseball diamond; 6-9:30 p.m. baseball games; 9:30 p.m. fireworks.

CORINNE, Box Elder County - July 4, 6:30 a.m. flag ceremony; 7 a.m. bike marathon; 7-8:30 a.m. breakfast; 8:15 a.m. Miss Liberty and Uncle Sam contest; 10 a.m. parade; 10:30 a.m. children's activities, bingo, food booths, rocket launch, city park; 11:30 a.m. obstacle race; 4 p.m. championship family fast-pitch softball; 6:30 p.m. talent show, 8:30-11 p.m. street dance, church north parking lot; 9:30 p.m. drawing for playhouse, small fee.

DEER VALLEY, Summit County - July 9, 7:30 p.m. Utah Symphony, "An Evening with Roger Williams," with Kory Katseanes conducting, outdoors.

ELWOOD, Box Elder County - July 4, 7 a.m. bike race, all ages; 7 a.m.-noon, Dutch oven cook-off; 8 a.m. flag-raising ceremony; 7:30-10 a.m. breakfast; 10 a.m. parade, trap shoot, candy drop for children, hamburgers and drinks.

GARDEN CITY, Rich County - Pickleville Playhouse summer theater, west of Sweetwater, 8 p.m., old-fashioned musical melodrama with musical pre-show, Monday and Thursday-Saturday, "The Woman in White."

GRANTSVILLE, Tooele County - July 1, 7 p.m. 44th annual Miss Grantsville contest, high school auditorium; 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. city dance, Stock Show Building; July 1, 11 p.m.-2 a.m., breakfast, Lions Hall. July 4, 6-10 a.m. breakfast; 8 a.m. flag-raising and patriotic program, fire station; noon Main Street parade; noon-7 p.m. concession stands; 7 p.m. patriotic program, high school; after dark, fireworks display.

GROUSE CREEK, Box Elder County - July 2, 9:30 a.m. parade; 10:30 a.m. program; noon lunch; after lunch, kids games, baseball game; 9 p.m.-midnight dance.

HEBER CITY - July 4, Heber Town Square Celebration, 75 N. Main. 7 a.m.-5 p.m., breakfast starts at 7 a.m., the rest of the day's activities include an auction, a craft market, bake sale and games for families.

Heber Valley Railroad, Scenic Historic Railroad, 450 S. 600 West. July-October, departures 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. to Vivian Park; arrives back in Heber City by 1:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. For reservations and information, call 581-9980 Salt Lake City or 654-5601 or 1-800-982-3257.

HONEYVILLE, Box Elder County - July 4, 7 a.m. flag ceremony; 7:30-9:30 a.m. pancake breakfast; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. arts and crafts show, center of town; 11 a.m. parade; noon baby show; noon-1 p.m. lunch and horse and wagon rides; 1 p.m. games and dunking machine; 2 p.m. talent show; 3 p.m. water fight and watermelon bust, city park; 4-6 p.m. free swimming, Crystal Springs.

HYRUM, Cache County - July 1, Three-on-three Basketball Tournament, South Cache Middle School tennis courts, softball. July 2, 10 a.m. youth parade and games, city square; 8:30-5:30 p.m. archery contest, east park; 7 p.m. softball; 8 p.m. rodeo, east park rodeo grounds. July 3, 7 p.m. patriotic program, speaker Terry Wood, Channel 2 anchorman, city square. July 4, 6:30 a.m. chuch wagon breakfast; 7 a.m. freedom run, 8 a.m. flag ceremony, Order of the Arrow, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Dutch oven contest; 11:55 a.m. Main Street mile; 2-5 p.m. softball tournament; noon Main Street parade with free watermelon after parade, Main Street; 1:30 p.m. entertainment, Walt Gregory, writer of "Mormon Rap," city square; 1-3 p.m. art show, civic center; 1-5 p.m. museum, civic center; 4 p.m. lip sync; 5 p.m. flag retreat, city square; 8 p.m. rodeo, east park, rodeo grounds.

LOGAN - July 1, 8:30-9:30 p.m. Deseret Sky's Band, 9:30-9:40 p.m. UFO Skydivers; 9:40 p.m. patriotic music featuring Michael Ballam, general director, and The Utah Festival Opera Company; 10 p.m. national anthem; 10:05 p.m. Utah Olympic fireworks presentations; 10:10 p.m. fireworks display, USU Romney Stadium. July 2-3, all day, Cache Valley Cruise-In, fairgrounds. July 3, 7 p.m. outdoor concert, patio area Taggart Student Center, Utah State campus, free.

July and August - Jensen Living Historical Farm, six miles southwest of Logan, U.S. 89-91, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, Tuesday-Saturday. Farm consists of 120 acres of fields, meadows, orchards and gardens. Source of power is proved by 1,800-pound Shire work horses. Other animals include dairy cows, hogs, chickens, waterfowl and peacocks. July 2, farm ball, interpretation of baseball.

July through September - Beaver Creek horseback riding in Logan Canyon, Monday through Saturday, 10:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Call 753-1076.

MORGAN - July 4, dark, fireworks at Riverside Park.

NORTH OGDEN - Cherry Days Celebration. July 1, 6 p.m. Junior Posse Activities, Equestrian Park; 7 p.m. patriotic program, Weber High School Auditorium. July 2, 6 a.m. Volkswalk, park bowery; 7 a.m. flag-raising ceremony; Kiwanis breakfast, park, 8 a.m. fun run, City Office Building; 9:30 a.m. kids parade, 2650 North to 1900 N. Washington Blvd; 10 a.m. parade, 2850 North to 1900 N. Washington Blvd; 11 a.m. softball tournament finals, park ball diamond, Civic League hamburger stand, food and game booths, arts and crafts exhibit, Dutch oven cook-off, home craft and commercial booths, park; noon entertainment, "Taylor Productions," park; 7 p.m. patriotic program, Weber High Auditorium; 10 p.m. fireworks display, Weber High football stadium.

OAKLEY, Summit County - The 59th Annual Oakley Fourth of July Celebration and Rodeo, July 1, 2 & 4, 8 p.m. PRCA Rodeo, fireworks after rodeo. July 1 & 2, dance at Town Park Building, music by Sage. July 2, 7 a.m. breakfast, Town Park, 8 p.m. PRCA Rodeo, fireworks after rodeo, dance at Town Park Building. July 4, 10 a.m. parade., 11 a.m. program at Town Park Building; noon. Junior Rodeo Sign-up-Arena; 2 p.m. Junior Rodeo-Arena; 4:30 p.m. barbecue at Town Hall; 8 p.m. PRCA Rodeo; fireworks after the rodeo.

OGDEN - Ogden Union Station Museum, 2501 Wall Ave., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 11-3 p.m. Sunday. Built in 1924, listed on National Register of Historic Places, Union Station is a unique combination of museum, convention and exhibit hall, civic center and working railroad depot, all under one roof; small fee required.

PARK CITY - July 4, 6 a.m. dynamite reveille; 7-10 a.m. chuck wagon breakfast, city park, 1354 Park Ave.; 8:20 p.m.-7:30 p.m. 11th Annual Volleyball Doubles Tournament, city park and high school field; 11 a.m. parade, Main Street down Park Avenue to the city park; 11-3 p.m. lunch served by Park City Ambassadors, city park; 11-5 p.m. miners carnival; 1 p.m. rugby match, Muckers Ruby Team; 1-4 p.m. musical entertainment by Rich Wyman, city park; dusk fireworks display, The Resort Center, simulcast with KPCW.

PERRY, Box Elder County - July 1, 6 p.m. ball tournament. July 2, 5-8 p.m. hobby and craft show; 5 p.m. baby contest; 5:30 p.m. Miss Liberty and Uncle Sam Pageant; 6 p.m. magic act, LDS chapel; 6 p.m. ball games, Dutch oven bake off. July 4, 7 a.m. flag ceremony; 7-10 a.m. pancake breakfast; 7:30 a.m. sign-up, Perry Mike Marathon; 8 a.m. marathon 10:15 a.m. foot races, all ages; 11 a.m. parade; noon games, food, general store, bingo, miniature golf, dunking machine, mini merry-go-round; 1 p.m. money scramble; 1:30 p.m. greased pole contest; 2 p.m. horseshoe tournament; 6 p.m. supper, 6:30 p.m. Cinnamon Creek Singer; 7 p.m. cowboy poets, Perry City Park.

PLYMOUTH, Box Elder County - July 1, 8 p.m. rodeo. July 2, 6-9 a.m. breakfast; 7 a.m. flag-raising ceremony; 10 a.m. parade; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Dutch oven cooking contest, baby contest, talent show, kids calf riding; 8 p.m. rodeo; 10 p.m.

RIVERDALE, Weber County - July 2, 1 p.m. golf tournament, Riverside Golf Course; 9 a.m.-noon baby contest, Civic Center; 8 p.m. youth city council dance, park; 8-9 p.m. volleyball tournament, games following. July 4, 7 a.m. sunrise service followed by Lions Club breakfast; 8 a.m. 5K walk/run; 9:30 a.m. Old Glory Days parade; 11 a.m. kids games, Fifi the Clown; entertainment all afternoon, booths, games, food; 6 p.m. Scholtec Brothers Band; dusk fireworks show.

RUSH VALLEY, Tooele County - July 4, 6:15-8 a.m. patriotic program, sunrise breakfast sponsored by Boy Scout Troop 163, town hall.

SNOWVILLE, Box Elder County - July 2, Curlew Valley Annual 4th of July Celebration, town bowery, 4 p.m. parade, children's games after parade, cowboy poetry by Colen Sweeten, adults; 6 p.m. Dutch oven barbecue dinner, small fee; 8 p.m. dance with Rocky Mountain Dance Machine; fireworks at dusk.

TOOELE - July 2, 7:30 p.m. Junior Bit 'n' Spur Rodeo, rodeo grounds. July 4, 6:30 a.m. Tooele Chamber breakfast, Mantes car lot; 7 a.m. Tooele Chamber biathlon, mountain bike and foot race, Park Plaza; 8 a.m. flag-raising ceremony, County Court House; 8:45 a.m. 5K run, starts Skyline Drive; 9:15 a.m. Bit 'n' Spur Main Street parade; after parade park activities, food booths, games, entertainment and swimming, city park; 7 p.m. musical, "Patriots in the Park"; 7:30 p.m. Bit 'n' Spur rodeo, rodeo grounds; 10 p.m. fireworks display, Grantsville.

VERNON, Tooele County - July 4, 7 a.m. Pony Express Ride; 8:15 a.m. flag-raising ceremony and patriotic program; 11:30 a.m. Main Street parade; till 8 p.m. food, contests, games, softball, fish pond for small children at park.

WILLARD, Box Elder County - July 1, 2 & 4, jam ball. July 2, firemen's barbecue dinner and dance. July 3, 7 p.m. patriotic musical program, LDS church cultural hall. July 4, 6:30 a.m. flag raising; 7-8:30 a.m. Lions Club breakfast; 9 a.m. parade; 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. food booths and games; 9:30 a.m. craft show; 11 a.m. all-day bingo, Willard Park bowery; 9:30-10 a.m. Dutch oven cook-off, small fee; 5 p.m. Little League games; after dark, fireworks.

WOODRUFF, Rich County - July 1, homecoming celebration. 10 a.m. rodeo slack; 5:30 p.m. sheep riding; 6 p.m. rodeo; 9 p.m.-1 a.m. KSOP dance machine. July 2, 10 a.m. parade; 11 a.m. program and dinner, pig, rabbit and rooster scramble, sheep riding; 2 p.m. rodeo.

East, southeast Utah

ALTAMONT, - Duchesne County - July 4, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. kids rodeo.

BLANDING, San Juan County - July 1 & 2, Volleyball Tournament, July 2, 4 (twice) 5, 6 and 7, 7 p.m., melodrama at Edge of the Cedars Museum. July 2, rodeo, American Legion fairgrounds. July 4, 6:30 a.m. sunrise ceremony; 7 a.m. breakfast and air show, airport; kiddie and main parades, fun booths and kiddie sports, Annual Folk Fair Festival, San Juan High School; fireworks canceled.

DUCHESNE - July 2, 7-10 a.m. Lions Club breakfast, Wallace Park. July 4, fireworks at dark, rodeo grounds.

FORT DUCHESNE, Uintah County - July 1-3, Northern Ute Indian Pow-Wow, drum contest, dance contest, concessions, National Indian Athletic Association softball tournament, stick game tournament, arts and crafts.

HUNTINGTON, Emery County - Heritage Days, July 1, 5:30 p.m. horse play day, rodeo arena; 6 p.m. co-ed volleyball tourney, junior high school. July 2, 8 a.m. co-ed volleyball tourney; 3 p.m. DARE fun day, junior high school; 1 & 3 p.m. boys baseball games; 6 p.m. pit roasted beef dinner and program, bring baked beans or cake for contest; Emery High Class of 1984 reunion, city park; dusk teen dance, pavilion. July 3, 7 p.m. patriotic veterans program, LDS Stake Center. July 4, 6 a.m. fun run; 7 a.m. breakfast, city park; 9:30 a.m. junior parade; 10 a.m. parade, Main Street; noon-4 p.m. professional entertainment, pavilion; 1 & 3 p.m. boys baseball, city park; 5 p.m. three-on-three basketball, elementary; all day booths and games, dusk fireworks, rodeo arena.

MOAB, Grand County - July 4, 9 a.m. children's parade around the park; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. activities - booths, cake walk, bake sale, three-legged races, pie-eating contests, bean bag toss, face painting, fish pond, city park. At Ken's Lake, 6 p.m. fishing contest and prizes, concession stands, dusk fireworks.

PRICE - 9:30 p.m. Kiwanis Club fireworks display at fairgrounds.

ROOSEVELT - July 4, 6 p.m. Main Street parade; 7:30 p.m. patriotic program, Constitution Park; 10 p.m. fireworks, dance following fireworks.

SCOFIELD, Carbon County - Pleasant Valley Days. July 2, 7-10 a.m. breakfast; 11 a.m. parade; noon lunch; games and booths, black powder muzzle loader shoot; 7-11 p.m. dance; 11 p.m. fireworks.

TABIONA, Duchesne County - July 1, 5 p.m. rodeo. July 2, 2 p.m. rodeo.

VERNAL, Uintah County - July 4, "Spirit of Independence." 9 a.m. line-up for parade; 10 a.m. Main Street parade; 11 a.m. flag ceremony, Western Park; dusk fireworks by Vernal Elks Lodge #2375, ball park complex.

South-central, southwestern Utah

ANNABELLA, Sevier County - July 2, Annabella Homecoming. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. "Take a Ride Down Memory Lane," Old Gleave Home, south of the church, displays in cultural hall; 2 p.m. slide presentation "Annabella Then and Now," road show videos for children, Room 14; 6:30 p.m. dinner, park; 8 p.m. talent show, church cultural hall; 9 p.m. dance, park.

BRIAN HEAD - July 3, 10:30 a.m. nature walk; all day arts festival, mountain bike rides, resort chairlift rides, volleyball and horseshoes, Town Park; 6-9 p.m. dinner cookout; 9-11 p.m. jazz and country music; 10 p.m. fireworks, Town Park. July 4, 8:30 a.m. pancake breakfast; 10 a.m. arts festival, chairlift rides; all day hiking and mountain biking.

BRYCE CANYON - July-Sept. 5, except Sunday. Ruby's Inn, horseback riding, chuch wagon dinner includes dance and covered wagon ride, helicopter rides, 7:30 p.m. professional rodeo.

CEDAR CITY - July 4, 9:30 a.m. Main Street parade, sponsored by Lady Lions. Food booths, games, activities, program and entertainment, city park, sponsored by Lions Club.

July through Sept. 4, Monday through Saturday, Utah Shakespearean Festival, six plays presented in nightly rotation in two theaters. Greenshows, royal feaste, seminars, backstage tours. '94 plays: "As You Like It," "Richard III," "The Shoemaker's Holiday," "A Flea In Her Ear," "A Streetcar Named Desire," "Love's Labour's Lost."

DELTA - July 4, 10 a.m. parade, after parade, program, talent show, booths, games and concessions, city park; 7 p.m. demolition derby, followed by fireworks.

ENOCH, Iron County - July 4, 5-6 p.m. race registration; 6:30 p.m. Freedom Celebration, free hot dogs and lemonade provided, 4-mile Freedom Run and 3-mile family walk, awards ceremony and drawing after race, musical entertainment; retirement of colors, followed by freedom firework display after dusk, Old Enoch Park.

ENTERPRISE, Washington County - July 3, 6:30 a.m. string band serenade; 10 a.m. program, high school auditorium; 2 p.m children's races on church square.

FILLMORE, Millard County - July 2, 7 p.m. children's parade, no motorized vehicles. July 4, sunrise, flag ceremony by Utah National Guard; 7-9 a.m. American Legion breakfast, small fee; 10 a.m. Main Street parade, beginning at Duane's Market ending at DCR Store, 400 S. Main to 100 N. Main; 11 a.m. food and game booths, program; 6 p.m. youth foot races, church ball fields, 400 W. Center; dusk fireworks at fairgrounds, no personal fireworks allowed; MHS cheerleader dance following fireworks, high school cafeteria.

GLENDALE, Kane County - July 4, 7-8 a.m. breakfast at the park by the Lions Club; 8 a.m.-noon games; noon lunch, city park; 1 p.m. softball game.

GUNNISON, Sanpete County - July 2, 6:30 p.m. dinner and entertainment; 8:30 p.m. concert "LuDon and Sound Qwest"; 9:50 p.m. firework display, city park; dance following fireworks. July 3, 7 a.m. patriotic fireside, Gunnison Stake Center. July 4, 6 a.m. breakfast, tennis tourney; 7-7:15 a.m. flag raising and patriotic program; 7:30 a.m. Mountain bike fun ride; 9 a.m. Main Street parade; 10 a.m. car show; games, rides, contests food and fun following parade, city park.

HURRICANE, Washington County - July 4, 7 a.m. annual Lions Club breakfast; 9:30 a.m.-noon fun and games; 8:30 p.m. community softball game at ball field, after dark fireworks display.

JOSEPH, Sevier County - July 4, noon to 11 p.m., programs at town park and town hall auditorium. Midday meal at park, games and booths; 6 p.m. music stage show and dancing; 7:30 p.m. dancing to live music; after dark, fireworks followed by youth dance.

KANAB, Kane County - July 4, 6:30 a.m. fun run, gazebo; 7 a.m. Lions Club annual breakfast, State Bank parking lot; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. craft show, middle school front lawn; 10 a.m. parade, flag-raising ceremony; after parade all-day day activities, entertainment, carnival and games, car show, food booths, all held downtown Main Street; 2 p.m. watermelon eating contest, elementary school playground; 4 p.m. rodeo, Kanab race track; 6:30 p.m. barbecue dinner and program, small fee, city park; after dark, fireworks show, city park; after fireworks, dance, tennis courts, small fee.

LEVAN, Juab County - July 4, 7:30 a.m. flag-raising ceremony, LDS church following continental breakfast.

MT. PLEASANT, Sanpete County - Hub City Days. July 1, 8 p.m. Slash C. Rodeo, rodeo grounds, 9 p.m. youth dance, band Pistol Rock, tennis courts. July 2, 10:30 a.m. backhoe rodeo, rodeo grounds; 1:30 p.m. team penning, rodeo grounds; 8 p.m., Slash C Rodeo, rodeo grounds; 9 p.m. "Junction 89, adult dance, tennis court. July 3, 5 p.m. Freedom Rally, featuring Dave Thomas, NSHS auditorium. July 4, 7 a.m. early bird breakfast, city park; fun run, youth city council; 11 a.m. children's parade, 11:30 mammoth parade; 12:30 p.m. PTA carnival, hamburgers and hotdogs by VFW; 1-4 p.m. talent program, craft show, city park; show, dunk tank, city park. 5 p.m. barbecue; 6:30 p.m. exhibition softball game, men vs. women, city park; 9:30 p.m. fireworks, city park.

MANTI, Sanpete County - July 2, Miss Fourth of July Pageant. July 4, 7-9 a.m. breakfast, Legion Hall; 11 a.m. all-day games, city park; 3 p.m. watermelon, fashion and talent show, horseshoes, tennis tournament; 9:30 p.m. dance, tennis courts.

MILFORD, Beaver County - July 2, dusk, dance to Justice, pavilion. July 4, 10 a.m. main street parade, following parade, concessions and games, city park; 1 p.m. free swim, city pool; 4-8 p.m. Lions Club barbecue, pavilion; fireworks at dusk, golf course.

MINERSVILLE, Beaver County - July 4, 10 a.m. parade; 11 a.m. program; noon dinner at the church; 1 p.m. auction, bring one item to auction off; 2 p.m. kids races and games, followed by free swimming.

MORONI, Sanpete County - July 3, 3 p.m. eighth annual Mudd Bogg. July 4, 6 a.m. flag-raising ceremony, mini-park; 7-9 a.m. chuch wagon breakfast, city park; 10 a.m. Main Street parade; carnival at the park, bingo, races, turkey sandwiches, fruit and sherbet cups, dunk tank, 7 p.m. turkey barbecue dinner, family fun and entertainment, ballpark; dark, fireworks.

NEPHI, Juab County - July 4, 7 a.m. flag-raising ceremony, city park; 7:30 a.m. breakfast; 9 a.m. country store opens; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. games, rides, hamburger stand; 2 p.m. program, grandstand; 3 p.m. musical variety show; 5 p.m. barbecue dinner; 6:30 p.m. auction; 9:45 p.m. fireworks, Juab High School football field.

OAK CITY, Millard - July 4th Celebration, 11 a.m. program, church building; noon dinner and concession stands; 1:30 p.m. and throughout the afternoon, games, races, volleyball, horseshoes, water balloons, dunking for money, 5 p.m. ball games.

PANGUITCH, Garfield County - July 2, 10 a.m. parade; activities in the park begin at noon, barbecue beef lunch; 1:30 p.m. children's races; 2 p.m. carnival; 6 p.m. Little Buck-A-Roo rodeo; 9 p.m. dance at fair building.

RICHFIELD - July 1 & 2, 9:15 p.m. "A Field of Stars" patriotic pageant, amphitheater, west of city. July 1, 7 p.m. Junior Independence Rodeo, Sevier County fairgrounds. July 2, 2 p.m. horse races, fairgrounds; 6 p.m. children's parade, downtown Main Street; "Family Night on the Park," booths, diaper derby, barbecue by Lions Club; 8 p.m. dance at Youth Center. July 3, 8 p.m. patriotic program, featuring former Utah Gov. Norm Bangerter, music by The Utah Pipe Band and the Richfield Community Choir, Tabernacle, July 4, early morning cannonade; 7 a.m. 5K Liberty fun run; 9 a.m. bake sale, city park; 9-2 p.m. full park activities, booths open; 10 a.m. Main Street parade, horse and fire engine rides, musical entertainment by The Utah Pipe Band and the RHS Bluegrass Band; 12:30 p.m. children's races; 1:30 p.m. fish grab, afternoon swimming races at pool; 9:30 p.m. fireworks, west hills next to pool; dance at pool following fireworks.

SALINA, Sevier County - July 1, 6 p.m. patriotic program, LDS Stake Center. July 2, 8 p.m. rodeo, followed by street dance. July 4, 6 a.m. wake-up call; 7-11 a.m. chuck wagon breakfast; 10 a.m. booths and games, North Sevier Middle School park; 6 p.m. parade; 8 p.m. rodeo with fireworks afterward.

ST. GEORGE - July 2 & 3, 7 p.m., "An Old-fashioned 4th of July" musical, Tabernacle, July 4, 7 a.m. diagonal dash, northwest corner of Bluff Street Park; 7:30-10 a.m. breakfast, Vernon Worthern Park; 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. games, music, food booths, face painting, fish pond, cotton candy, dunking booth, watermelon seed spitting contest, golf contest, Frisbee toss, football throw, home run derby (using wiffle balls), famous giant 100-foot Slip-n-Slide, Vernon Worthen Park; 8-10 p.m. musical talent show; 10 p.m. giant fireworks display, Dixie Sunbowl.

VIRGIN, Washington County - July 4, 7 a.m. flag raising followed by pancake breakfast; 9 a.m. children's parade; games, variety of carnival booths all day, including water balloon toss, face painting. Concession stands with sloppy joes, ice cream and soda; 6 p.m. potluck dinner; 7 p.m. auction and quilt raffle, cake walks, dance featuring Time Out, a local country western band, town park.



Fireworks displays

All fireworks on Monday unless otherwise indicated



* after movie

Granite Elementary School

9760 S. 3100 East

Bring legal fireworks


* after dark

Copper Park


* dusk

park softball field


* 10 p.m.

city park

Salt Lake City

* 9:50 p.m.

Sugarhouse Park

1300 East and 2100 South.


* 10:15 p.m.

Mount Jordan Middle School

9360 S. 300 East

South Salt Lake

* Friday, after dark

Granite High School football stadium

West Jordan

* Friday, Saturday and Monday, after rodeo

main park



* 10 p.m.

Fisher Park


* dusk

Davis High football stadium


* 10 p.m.


* 10 p.m.

Layton High School



* 9 p.m.

Veterans Ball Park


* after dark

city park

Pleasant Grove

* dusk

high school baseball field


* Saturday, dusk

BYU Cougar Stadium


Parade calendar

All parades on Monday unless otherwise indicated


East Mill Creek

* 9 a.m.

2700 E. Evergreen Ave. to park


* 10 a.m.

ward parking lot, 9575 S. 3100 East, to elementary school, 9760 S. 3100 East


* noon

Main Street


* 9 a.m.

6100 South and State to entrance of Murray Park


* Saturday, 6:30 p.m.

13400 S. Redwood Road, north to 12600 South, east to 1300 West to city park


* 6 p.m.

Deseret Medical east on 9400 South to Sandy Mall

South Salt Lake

* Saturday, 9 a.m.

Woodrow Wilson School to Fitts Community Park

West Jordan

* Friday, 6 p.m.

stock parade, 7000 S. Redwood Road

* Saturday, 11 a.m.

children's, 8660 S. 2200 West

* Monday, 10 a.m.

Independence Day

7000 South to main park



* Saturday, 6 p.m. children's

White Chapel, 160 S. 300 East to Founders Park

* Monday, 9 a.m.

Chase Lane to J.C. Penney's


* 10:15 a.m.

Center and Main, ending at LDS stake center


* 1 p.m.

Main Street at Davis High School, north to 100 North, east to 200 East,

back to high school


* 10:30 a.m.

West Bountiful

*Saturday, 9 a.m.

400 North and 800 West, ending at church parking lot (1810 N. 550 West)

West Point

* 9 a.m.

LDS stake center to White Church


Elk Ridge

* 8 a.m. children's

Park Drive from Salem Hills Drive to city park


* 9 a.m. grand parade

Provo High School, south on University Avenue to Center, east to 900 East,

north on 900 East to 300 North