Thursday, July 3, 2008
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.