Freedom Fest schedule: Friday, July 3

Published 5:00 am Friday, July 3, 2015


Friday, July 3

—Family Day in the park featuring free slides and rides by Baldy’s Games, children’s activity tent, 13 food concessions, musicians, artisans and clowns, Jaycee’s Beer Garden.

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—Arts and crafts show along the path, Bandshell Community Park, 1-9 p.m.

—Bingo, presented by Mower County veterans, at the Bandshell Community Park pavilion, 2-9 p.m.

—Kids Power Pedal Pull, Bandshell Community Park, registration at 4:30 p.m.

—Jaycees Street Dance, featuring Rhino (outdoor stage), 8 p.m. to midnight, and JT Thompson (indoor stage) at Torge’s Live, 1701 Fourth St. NW, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.


Bandshell stage entertainment, 2-10 p.m.:

Food concessions and Jaycee’s Beer Garden available

•Bridget’s Dance Conservatory, 2-2:30 p.m.

•Jane Taylor Academy of Dance, 2:45-3:15 p.m.

•Miss Sparkler/Mr. Firecracker Pageant, 3:30-5 p.m. on the bandshell stage. Open to girls and boys ages 5 to 8. Registration forms available at the chamber, the YMCA, or online at or at

•Adam Wayne, 5:15-6:15 p.m.

•Rush Hour, 6:30-8 p.m.

•Austin Community Band, 8:30-10 p.m.

•Fireworks, dusk


Kids activity tent at Bandshell Park

•KSMQ and Habitat for Humanity, 2-4 p.m.

•Mower County 4-H and FFA, 4-6 p.m.

•Painting, other activities, 6-8 p.m.