Firecracker Run IV

This is a past event

22 people went

American Public University

393 N. Lawrence St. · Charles Town, WV

How to find us

By the charging stations under the solar canopies


Join us in West Virginia for a family friendly July 4th event. Register on this website, or email your plans to [masked]. Calculate your driving distance here on Google Maps ( This "day" event will feature a meetup in Charles Town, group drive, a parade in Shepherdstown, and picnic.


In addition to the 14 charging stations at APUS in Charles Town, there are many charging options along the way from the DC area that are listed on

*** Waiver of Liability ***

By RSVPing to this meetup, you are certifying that you have current Auto Liability Insurance and Vehicle Registration on the vehicle you will be bringing. You further attest that neither you nor your heirs will hold MD Volt or any of its volunteers liable for any damage to you or your vehicle, or to spectators or to their personal property, while you are engaged in or traveling to or from this event and event activities. You also agree that any photos of you or your property as a result of this event may be used for promotion of future events.


Tentative Agenda (Subject to change)

Tuesday - July 3, 2018

• 7:00 PM - Cookout at Sean & Rita Palmer's house. 2043 Terrapin Neck Road, Shepherdstown, WV [masked]) - RSVP to [masked]

-If you are arriving the night before the parade, please join us for a cookout and fire. They will provide burgers, brats, salad, and s’mores, and a charging station (if vegetarian meal option required, BYOV) . If it’s raining the menu may change. BYOB. Folks can arrive earlier if they want to get a jump on charging!

Wednesday - July 4, 2018

• 8:00 AM - Meetup at American Public University System (, starting at 8:00 AM

-Pickup car flag if you don't have one.

• 9:00 AM - Parade cars to leave APUS at 9:00 AM.

-Route to Parade staging (

-Parade Map (

-The parade will form up beginning at 9:30 AM on Minden Street (, right off route 480.

• 11:00 AM - Shepherdstown Parade (

• 12:00 PM - Community Picnic ( (Morgan's Grove Park (, Noon-3 PM

-Event organizers will be blocking off a special place for us to park. We will immediately drive here at the end of the parade route.

-The picnic will include lots of kids' activities including games and a water slide!

-Rotary Club members will sell burgers, hot dogs, chips, ice cream and non-alcoholic beverages.

• 3:00 PM - Event end