July 4th celebrated with fireworks, music at Elgin VFW Posted in: Lifestyle The grounds surrounding Elgin VFW Post 6115 was alive with activity throughout Saturday evening, July 3, with hundreds of Elginites gathering to celebrate Independence Day. Once the sun set, the event concluded with a brilliant fireworks display. Photos by Julianne Hodges ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!