1. Happy 175th Birthday Cicero!  Attend a 3-day birthday party for one of our 8 Great Towns Friday, July 3 - Sunday, July 5.

2. It is a busy weekend at Conner Prairie! Start with Glorious Fourth, ride the 1859 Balloon Voyage, then stay for the Stars & Stripes Symphony on the Prairie (don't miss the fireworks after dark!) - Friday, July 3 - Sunday, July 5.

3. Take the entire family to the July First Fridays event in historic downtown Noblesville. The theme this month is 4th on the 3rd - Friday, July 3.

4. Tour historic Boxley Cabin in Sheridan Friday, July 3.

5. Ooh and Aah over spectacular fireworks during the annual CarmelFest celebration. Friday, July 3 Saturday, July 4.

6. After celebrating Cicero's birthday, stop at the Jackson Street Bridge and watch the fireworks light up the sky (and water!) during Lights over Morse Lake - Saturday, July 4.

7. Close to Noblesville?  Don't miss the 13th Annual Parade & Fireworks Festival Saturday, July 4.

8. Dance away the afternoon with FREE live music at Seminary Park in Noblesville Sunday, July 5.

*Visit us online at http://8GreatTowns.com for more details on the activities above.