There should be plenty of opportunities to catch fireworks displays and enjoy some good old-fashioned patriotism across the county in the coming days.
The festivities will get started on Saturday, July 1, as the City of Cleveland will host its annual celebration at Cleveland Indians Stadium. The event begins at 7 p.m. with live music by the Tomfoolery Band, followed by a welcome from Mayor Danny Lee before the fireworks display at dusk. Spectators can watch the show from the stands or in the parking lot.
As always, the city of Liberty will get in on the action, with its annual show on Monday, July 3, at the Liberty Municipal Park. The show can be seen anywhere in the park, making for a spectacular time. The show begins after dusk.
This year Dayton is joining in on all of the fun with A Hometown Celebration of their own on Tuesday, July 4.
The event will feature a night of hometown fun that begins with the Bicycle Parade at 6 p. m., followed by live music, food trucks, a petting zoo, ax throwing, Gelly ball, a foam party, dunking booth and games starting at 6: 30 p. m. at the community center. Finally, the night will be capped off with a fireworks show at 9 p.m. The event is sponsored by the city, the Dayton Chamber, Dayton Economic Development Corporation, Community Resource Credit Union and McCoy’s Building Supply. For more information or to sign up for the bike parade, visit cityofdaytontx. com.
Fireworks fans in the Hull- Daisetta area will again be able to make their way out to Bobcat Stadium for a festive time at 8:30 p.m. on July 4.
And finally, for folks out Devers way, there will be some family fun at the Cowboy Line Church. The church will provide fireworks, hotdogs, hamburgers, ice tea, and water and encourage everyone to bring a dessert and lawn chair. The fun gets underway at 7 p.m., and the church is located at 711 US 90 in Devers.
As always, be careful this holiday season and remember to fly the flag tall and proud.