by Jennifer Sammons and Cheryl Crosby
• Boston Harborfest, dates to be announced. A week-long festival celebrating America’s rich colonial and maritime history with many free events. bostonharborfest.com.
• Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular, July 4. Grab your spot along the Charles River early and enjoy entertainment featuring the Boston Pops. It all wraps up with an amazing fireworks display over the river. Hatch Shell on the Esplanade, Boston; july4th.org.
• New England Patriots Training Camp, end of July. Join thousands of Pats fans to watch the team’s daily training sessions for free. After practice, snag some player autographs! Gillette Stadium, 1 Patriot Place, Foxboro, 508-549-0001; patriots.com.