Thursday, July 3, 2008

Fourth of July Events

Posted By on Thu, Jul 3, 2008 at 11:39 AM

Here are a few holiday events that were received too late for inclusion in our Juy 3 print issue.

45th Annual Camden/Palo Verde 4th of July Parade

Corner of 1500 block of North Palo Verde Boulevard and Camden Street

8:30 a.m. parade registration; 9 a.m. parade begins

Since the early 1960s, Tucsonans have enjoyed this non-mechanized parade. Prizes and a pinata party follow. Free. Call 881-5018 for info.

July 4th Explosion

Executive Inn and Suites

333 West Drachman

Noon to 2 a.m.

Event includes live music from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. with Still Crusin, a barbecue ($7.99 adults and $4.99 for children 13 and younger), drink specials and fireworks at 9 p.m. Lounge and pool will be open. Room specials will be offered. Call 393-3000 for info.

Let Freedom Sing

Tucson Convention Center Music Hall

260 S. Church Ave.

Doors open at 3:15 p.m.; concert starts at 4 p.m.

This USO-type show includes patriotic music from the Arts Express orchestra and chorus, appearances by invited congressional reps and city/county political leaders, and a salute to the 355th Fighter Wing and officer Erik Hite. Tickets are $12, free for children 10 and younger. Discounts offered for seniors, active military and students. Call 319-0400 or visit www.arts-express.org for tickets and info.

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