As you make your plans to celebrate America’s birthday this year, why not think beyond the usual parades and fireworks displays (fun as those are)? Or find something fun to do beforehand? In and around Boston, you’ll find lots for the whole family to do on the Fourth of July — and throughout the holiday weekend. Here are a few to consider:
Old Sturbridge Village, 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road, Sturbridge. Thursday, July 4, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.