VAN WERT — Spend your Fourth of July “Holiday at Home.” This year’s festival has events and activities for the whole family. The day begins with the 21st annual Isaac Van Wart Firecracker Bike Tour. The departure and finishing point is Jubilee Park. Routes of 18, 32 and 64 miles. Departure time is approximately 7:30 to 10 a.m. Those taking the long route are advised to leave by 8:30 a.m.

Except for the bike tour all events will be held on the museum grounds. Parking will be available on Third and Second streets, Market and Jefferson streets as well as in the lot between the caboose and the Welcome Center. The festivities will begin at 11 a.m. with music after the parade. There will be many area crafters displaying their talents and offering handmade items for sale.

Rotary will be supplying the food from the tent on Third Street. Ice cream will also be available. Entertainment will be provided by the 12:30-1:20 p.m. Van Wert Concert Band, 1:30-2:30 p.m. The Blue Revelers, 2:30-3:30 p.m. The Conkers. All of the museum’s buildings will be open from 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Check out the thousands of artifacts from Van Wert County that are on display.