Mathews fireworks show to be held July 7

Charlie Koenig - Posted on Apr 25, 2012 - 04:07 PM

Mathews County will hold its Independence Day fireworks display on Saturday, July 7 at Mathews High School, the members of the Mathews Fireworks Committee decided at a meeting on April 20 at Mathews Memorial Library.

The committee has also reserved the following evening, Sunday, July 8, as a rain date. The event will include music and refreshments. The fireworks show is expected to begin around 9-9:15 p.m., committee member Charles Ingram said.

A section of Route 14/198 directly in front of Mathews High School will be closed immediately before and during the fireworks display. Additionally, the picnic area/playground near the baseball field will be closed in the afternoon and evening of the fireworks show.