Fireworks light up the sky Wednesday near Prescott Field in Farmington. While this is the second year fireworks were set off closer to Narrow Gauge Cinemas, they were clearly visible all along the field.

Paislee Harris and grandmother Melinda Silva, both of Farmington, wait for the fireworks Wednesday evening at Prescott Field in Farmington. Paislee said she likes playing in the grass.

Twins Ava and Emily Dewyze, 8, decorate cookies Thursday morning while waiting for the parade to start in Farmington. Staff and friends of The Pierce House provided the fun activity for children. The girls are St. Petersburg, Florida, and are visiting family in the area.

Gordon Webber of Vienna waves Thursday morning during the parade celebrating America’s independence in Farmington. Webber was on a military truck representing James A. McKechnie Post of the Veterans of Foreign War in Farmington.

Members of the Daughters of the American Revolution portray Betsy Ross’ sewing circle Thursday morning during the July 4th parade in Farmington. Ross is credited with sewing the first United States flag.

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