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6 p.m. — Welcome reception

Location: Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 717/703-3069.

Carillon concert — 2 p.m. The National Parks Service’s George Washington Memorial Parkway sponsors a concert at the Netherlands Carillon, a 49-bell tower, featuring a carillonneur playing the bells for visitors. Location: Netherlands Carillon, adjacent to the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial, Arlington. Contact: 202/619-7400.

Monument concert — 4:15 p.m. The National Park Service holds an Independence Day concert. Guest artists include the U.S. Navy Band with Steve Azar and Carolyn Dawn Johnson. U.S. veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars recuperating at Walter Reed Army Medical Center will be transported to the Washington Monument grounds for the concert. Location: Southwest corner of the Washington Monument grounds, the National Mall. Contact: 202/619-7400.

DoD concert — 6 p.m. The Defense Department’s America Supports You Program holds a concert with recording artist Jenny Boyle to commemorate Independence Day and honor the service of military members. Location: The Birchmere, 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. Contact: 202/414-0776.

College Park concert — 7 p.m. The University of Maryland and the city of College Park hold a concert with Johnny Seaton and his All Star Band to commemorate the Fourth of July. Fireworks follow at dusk. Location: University of Maryland, 2101 Turner Building, lot 1, College Park. Contact: 301/405-4076.

Capitol concert — 8 p.m. The National Symphony Orchestra and the National Park Service hold the Capitol Fourth 2007 Holiday Concert. The concert will feature recording artist Elliot Yamin, Granny Award-winning gospel legend Yolanda Adams, Tony Award-winning actress Bebe Neuwirth, National Symphony Orchestra conductor Erich Kunzel and host Tony Danza. Capping off the show will be a rendition of Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture” complete with live cannon fire provided by the U.S. Army Presidential Salute Battery. Location: West Lawn, U.S. Capitol. Contact: 202/537-5199 or 202/361-7090 (PBS); 917/690-5713; 240/497-1811 or 301/404-6977 (cell); 202/619-7177 (National Park Service).

Fireworks — 9:10 p.m. The National Park Service hosts the annual Fourth of July fireworks display over the Washington Monument. Location: National Mall. Contact: 202/619-7177.

c Compiled by FIND/AFP and The Washington Times