SHARPSBURG, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Symphony Orchestra is tuning up for its annual Independence Day weekend concert at the Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg.

The event Saturday includes fireworks as well as cannon fire during the “1812 Overture.”

The lineup also includes local singer/songwriter Jennie Avila. She is performing original songs based on true stories from the Civil War in Washington County.

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