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Third and fourth of July celebrations hit Poulsbo, Kingston

Stinger U11 baseball player Eric Halvorson looks to draw motorists from State Route 104 into his team’s stand at the Rite Aid parking lot in Kingston. The Stingers ball club of Bremerton is raising funds with a fireworks booth at the Kingston drug store this week.  - Brad Camp/For the Herald
Stinger U11 baseball player Eric Halvorson looks to draw motorists from State Route 104 into his team’s stand at the Rite Aid parking lot in Kingston. The Stingers ball club of Bremerton is raising funds with a fireworks booth at the Kingston drug store this week.
— image credit: Brad Camp/For the Herald

Third of July in Poulsbo

North Kitsap festivities begin Saturday in Poulsbo as the 3rd of July celebration returns to the waterfront.

Noon — Food and craft vendors open shop along Anderson Parkway.

Noon- 8 p.m. — Entertainment lineup begins at the Kvelstad Pavilion.

8-10 p.m. — The U.S. Navy Band takes the stage.

10:15 p.m. — Fireworks begin over Liberty Bay. Music for the show will be simulcast on KITZ 1400 AM radio.

Getting there — Bus service to the waterfront begins at 4 p.m. and runs to 11 p.m. The bus serves Poulsbo Middle School and North Kitsap High School, where free parking is available. Fares are $2 for a round trip.

See www.thirdofjuly.org for more information.

Fourth of July in Kingston

Kingston will celebrate the fourth with the Tiny Town children’s festival, a parade, music and fireworks.

Tiny Town — The children’s festival runs 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 3 and 4. See www.kingstontinytown.com for more information.

Breakfasts — The Greater Hansville Community Center at Buck Lake Park will host an all-you-can-eat breakfast from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on July 4. Cost is $6 for adults, $4 for children ages 3-10.

The Kingston Cove Yacht Club will hold its breakfast from 8-11 a.m. July 4. Cost is $6 for adults and $4 for children under 10.

Fun run — Runners will meet at 8 a.m. at Kingston Fitness on Barber Cut Off Road for a fun run. Runs include 10K, 5K and a one-mile dash.

Farmers Market — A special Kingston Farmers Market will host live music at Mike Wallace Park. Country and pop musician Kel Schmitz plays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Marcus Dean takes over from 1-3 p.m.

Music at the port — Music organized by the Fourth of July Celebration committee takes the stage from 7 p.m. until the fireworks start. Here’s the lineup:

7-7:30 p.m. — Marilyn and The Overcast

8-8:45 p.m. — Good Enough

9 to fireworks — House of Cards

Fireworks— A fireworks show over Appletree Cove will begin at dark.

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