An early Fourth in Cowtown
Some Independence Day celebrations are happening Wednesday, July 3. The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra’s Old-Fashioned Family Fireworks Picnic takes over the Fort Worth Botanic Garden, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd. 8:15 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, July 4. $13-$50. www.fortworthsymphony.
Light Up Arlington! returns to Levitt Pavilion, 100 W. Abram St., Arlington. The event begins 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 3. Free. Velvet Love Box and Atlanta Rhythm Section will be providing the sounds, starting at 7:30 p.m. There will be food and fireworks, too. www.levittpavilionarlington.org
— Mark Lowry, Special to the Star-Telegram