CLINTON — A variety of local celebrations will commemorate Independence Day in the upcoming week. Since the holiday happens to fall on a Wednesday this year, some of the events are scheduled for other dates.

Here is a summary of upcoming events in the area:

n Clinton

The Clinton LumberKings take on the Quad City Swing at Alliant Energy Field at 7 p.m. on Thursday, and the game will be followed by fireworks.

The Clinton Jaycees carnival will be held from Wednesday through Sunday, July 8 at the intersection of Fourth Avenue South and First Street. The carnival will be open at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, 3 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. on July 7 and noon on July 8. The carnival will close at 11 p.m. each night. Admission to the carnival is free. The Food Drive Wristband Night is Thursday, beginning at 6 p.m.; each person that brings in two canned goods can purchase a wristband for unlimited rides for $12.

Clinton Riverboat Days will be held on the Riverfront from July 6 to 8. Events include a parade, the Survivor Family Fun Show, Rondini Magic Show, Brett Marshall BMX Bike Show, a performance by the Water Hawks ski team, a grass volleyball tournament and music performances by Cheap Trick, Kansas and Jason Aldean.

The festival will conclude with fireworks at 10 p.m. on Sunday, July 8.

n DeWitt

The second annual DeWitt Summer Fest will be held at Westwood Park from July 6 to 8.

A carnival will be held from 5 to 10 p.m. July 6.

A disc golf tournament will begin at 9 a.m. July 7 and the carnival will begin at 11 a.m. There will be arts and crafts tables, food venders, beer garden and Kalamity Klowns. Pony rides will be given from 1 to 4 p.m. Lynn Allen will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. followed by The Nadas from 8:30 to 11 p.m.

July 8 begins with a softball tournament at 9 a.m. and sign-up forms are at the chamber office. The carnival, arts and crafts tables, food vendors and beer garden open at 11 a.m. along with Kalamity Klowns from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and pony ridges from 1 to 4 p.m. Highlighting Sunday’s activities will be the Ghost Players from The Field of Dreams in Dyersville. They will host a children’s clinic from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., perform a comedy routine at 2:30 p.m. and play a celebrity softball game at 3 p.m.

n Mount Carroll, Ill.

Wednesday’s celebration in Mount Carroll is sponsored by the Mount Carroll fire department. The festivities begin with a cookout at the fire station at 11 a.m. Pork chop sandwiches, bratwurst and hot dogs will be served until 5 p.m. A parade will being at 6:30 p.m. in front of the former Mount. Carroll Elementary School on South Main Street. A concession stand will be open at the West Carroll Middle School athletic field throughout the evening, and Don Carroll’s orchestra will perform at the field before dusk. The evening will conclude with fireworks at dusk.

n Prophetstown, Ill.

A entire day of events are planned for Wednesday at Prophetstown State Park. A 3-on-3 basketball tournament will kick off the festivities at 8 a.m., followed by a horseshoe tournament at 10 a.m. Children’s races will begin at 2 p.m. The Lyndon Prophetstown Canoe Race is scheduled for 4:30 p.m., and a fireworks show will begin at dusk.

n Savanna, Ill.

Savanna’s Independence Day celebration is scheduled for Sunday at the West Carroll High School Athletic Field. The events begin at 6 p.m. with fire truck rides for children. The Cinderettes will have a concession stand at the athletic field, and there will be give-a-ways for children. The Savanna Fire Department’s fireworks display will begin at dusk.