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Philharmonic returns to park for Fourth of July

Published: May 5, 2014, 11:53 am, by Jen Mulson

Good news, music lovers and fireworks fans.

Your favorite duo rides again: the Colorado Springs Philharmonic and a glorious fireworks display in the skies over Memorial Park.

It takes place for the second year in a row on the Fourth of July. Concessions open at 5:30 p.m., and the philharmonic plays at 7:30 p.m. Fireworks are at dusk.

The philharmonic also plays in Bear Creek Regional Park on July 12. The theme: “Rewind: Music of the 80s,” featuring music by Cyndi Lauper, Whitney Houston, Rick Springfield, U2, Journey and more. Concessions open at 5:30 p.m., and the band and orchestra play at 7:30 p.m. Due to limited on-site parking, shuttles will be available; csphilharmonic.org.