Locale Market’s four-day event offers a tasting menu of classic foods for $17.76.
Kyle Cassady, left, and chef-owner Konstantinos Chilias make savory crepes for hundreds of attendees at the inaugural Mayor’s Food Truck Fiesta at Lykes Gaslight Park in 2011. The monthly gathering takes place July 5 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Celebrate: Independence

Do fireworks make you hungry? If a backyard barbecue isn’t in the cards over the holiday, Locale Market is hosting a four-day event Tuesday to July 7. They will offer a special tasting menu on those days of classic Americana foods for $17.76. (Get it?!) Each food station will have a different dish that chef Jeffrey Hileman has created, including burger bites, barbecued chicken skewers, pepperoni pizza, wagyu beef hot dogs and apple pie. Fifteen percent of the proceeds will be donated to Special Operations Warrior Foundation, which provides full college tuition assistance to the children of Special Ops troops who die in the line of duty, and financial grants for Special Ops troops who are severely injured. localegourmetmarket.com.

Because the holiday falls on a Tuesday this year, folks have decided to celebrate our independence any darn time they see fit. Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort, for example, hosts its “Happy Birthday America” Cookout at 7 p.m. Monday. Picture an all-American cookout with grilled steak, shrimp, hamburgers, hot dogs, sweet corn and all the trimmings, capped off with a marina-front view of Celebrate America: A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky fireworks display from the Magic Kingdom. $120, $59 children. 4401 Floridian…