4th of July celebrations in Martin and St. Lucie Counties:

St. Lucie County

Freedomfest VIP Party: 6:30-10:30 p.m. July 4. Port St. Lucie Civic Center, 9221 S.E. Civic Center Place, Port St. Lucie. $10-$25. Ticket: 772-807-4499; cityofpsl.com.

“Stars Over St. Lucie”: Ben “One Man Band” Prestage plays before and after the fireworks, children’s activities, food, arts, crafts. 4-9:30 p.m., rain or shine, July 4. Marina Square Plaza on Melody Lane, Fort Pierce. 772-466-3880.

Martin County

Star Spangled Stuart: food, beer, vendors, bounce houses, pony rides, face painting, live music, fireworks display. 2 p.m. July 4. Flagler Park, 201 S.W. Flagler Ave., Stuart. 772-286-2848; stuartmainstreet.org/

Stuart Community Concert Band: The band plays a full lineup of holiday classics including America the Beautiful, Armed Forces Salute and Stars and Stripes Forever. 4-6 p.m. July 4. Flagler Park, 201 S.W. Flagler Ave., Stuart.

HAVE FUN  AND STAY SAFE, EVERYONE!