Ferndale volunteer firefighters celebrate independence with an old-fashioned treat for the kids: a free ride on a gleaming fire engine, from 10 a.m. to noon. Ferndale Chamber of Commerce organizes the following Independence Day parade, which starts at noon. Download application here. Drop entries off at Chapman’s Bookery & More in Ferndale or mail to: Ferndale Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 325, Ferndale, CA 95536. For more info, call (707) 786-4477.