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Shake the Lake couldn’t wait; Madison’s main Fourth of July event was last weekend. But there are plenty of other Independence Day celebrations around Dane County Monday. Among them:


When: Festivities begin at 7:30 a.m.; parade at 10:30 a.m.; fireworks around 9 p.m.

Where: Fireman’s Park, 500 Jefferson St.

Event details: Car show, parade, with the park opening at 11:30 a.m. and live music until midnight


When: Festivities begin at 9 a.m.; fireworks at 9:20 p.m.

Where: Winnequah Park, 1055 Nichols Road

Event details: Carnival, food stands and live music until midnight


When: 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Where: Westmorland Park, 4114 Tokay Blvd.

Event details: 75th annual neighborhood celebration with a children’s parade, art project and live music

Maple Bluff

When: Festivities begin at 7 a.m.; parade at 10 a.m.; fireworks around 9 p.m.

Where: Beach Park, Lakewood Boulevard

Event details: A 5K walk/run, food and beer tent and community softball game

Shorewood Hills

When: Festivities begin at 9 a.m.; parade at 12:30 p.m.; fireworks around 9 p.m.

Where: Events planned at various locations; fireworks at Blackhawk Country Club, 3606 Blackhawk Drive

Event details: An art fair, community softball game and a 2016 Rio Olympics themed parade


When: Festivities begin at noon; fireworks to be held at 9:30 p.m.

Where: Mandt Park, 400 Mandt Parkway

Event details: Last day of the Stoughton Fair, with carnival rides and truck and tractor pulls


When: Festivities begin at 2 p.m.; fireworks to be held around 9 p.m.

Where: Ripp Park, 213 Dorn Drive

Event details: Food carts, live music and a community kickball tournament

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