Independence Day celebrations around San Luis Obispo County on Wednesday:
Arroyo Grande. 1 p.m. Village Band concert, hot dogs, lemonade and ice cream. Rotary Bandstand, Heritage Square Park. Refreshments for sale. 473-2250.
Atascadero. 7 a.m. Morning runs, pancake breakfast, flag ceremony at Faces of Freedom Memorial, bounce houses, pony rides, free Charles Paddock Zoo admission, food and band. Atascadero Lake Park. Free.
461-5000. Cambria. 10 a.m. Family fun all day, food and music, followed by fireworks at dusk. Shamel Park, 5455 Windsor Blvd. 927-5010.
Cayucos. 5 a.m. Sand-sculpture contest, pancake breakfast, parade at 10 a.m., barbecue, bingo, followed by fireworks at dusk at the pier. Downtown. 995-1200.
Morro Bay. Noon. A day of activities, bike parade, food, drink, music, followed by fireworks at dusk. Tidelands Park, south end of Embarcadero Road. 772-4467.
Paso Robles. 11 a.m. Music, kids’ games, food, followed by fireworks at dusk. Barney Schwartz Park, 2970 Union Road. 237-9859.
Pismo Beach. 10 a.m. Live music, food, crafts, artwork, family activities, followed by fireworks show. Pismo beach pier. 773-4382.
San Luis Obispo. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Live music, barbecue, carnival games, face painting, arts and crafts. Mitchell Park. 781-7300.
Templeton. 7 a.m. Pancake breakfast, parade, games, entertainment and music. Food and beverages available. Community Park, 550 Crocker St. 434-1789.