The Queen Anne’s County Historical Society and The Aspen Institute co-sponsor an Independence Day Commemoration on Wednesday, July 4, beginning at 11 a.m., in the garden of the Aspen Institute in Queenstown. Now-retired Queen Anne’s County Circuit Court Judge John W. Sause Jr. will give the keynote address. There will be a wreath-laying ceremony at William Paca’s gravesite, a Procession and Presentation of the Colors, and music by the Chesapeake Bay Community Band. The event is free. For more information, telephone 410-758-3010 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.