Weekend Roundup: 4th of July 2013


Geek Alabama Weekend Roundup

This is a special edition of Weekend Roundup for the 2013 4th of July Holiday!  Here is a listing of events including fireworks shows in NE Alabama / NW Georgia during the holiday!

4th of July Weather

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Sorry, big rain chances for the 4th of July.  Carry the rain gear!

Wednesday July 3rd

Jax Fest 2013 at the Jacksonville Community Center and Jacksonville High School.  Fireworks start at 9 pm.  For more info. go to: http://www.annistonstar.com/view/full_story/23001136/article-Jacksonville–Oxford-plan-Independence-Day-celebrations?

4th of July Events

Oxford Freedom Festival starting at 9 am at Oxford Lake.  For more info. go to: http://www.oxfordalabama.org/Default.asp?ID=459&action=display&eventid=165&vdate=2006-7-4&wcount=0&type=&oaction=  Events moved indoors at Oxford Civic Center

31st annual Sand Mountain Potato Festival at Henagar City Park beginning at 10 am.  For more info. go to: http://www.discoverlookoutmountain.com/

Fourth of July Lake Wedowee Boat Parade at Lakeside Marina starting at 10 am.  For more info. go to: http://www.lakewedoweelife.com/p/fourth-of-july-boat-parade.html CANCELLED

Fourth of July Lake Martin Boat Parade at Kowaliga Marina starting at 10 am.  For more info. go to: http://www.lakemartin.com/Event/2013/07/04/July-4th-Boat-Parade/1300 CANCELLED

Fourth of July Bluegrass and BBQ Festival at Mentone AL from 1-10 pm at Heartwood Field.  For more info. go to: http://www.gadsdentimes.com/article/20130629/NEWS/130629788/1207?Title=Fireworks-displays-activities-set-to-celebrate-Fourth-of-July&tc=ar

Carrollton People’s Parade on July 4th starting at 9:30 am in downtown.  For more info. go to: http://www.visitcarrollton.com/ Postponed to Saturday July 13th

Carroll Symphony Orchestra’s Sounds of Liberty Concert at Carrollton Elementary School starting at 8 pm.  For more info. go to: http://www.visitcarrollton.com/ Postponed to Saturday July 13th

Americana Memorial service at the Veteran’s Memorial and Medal of Honor Park in Tallapoosa Georgia starting at 10 am.  Parade at 1 pm.  For more info. go to: http://visitharalson.org/eventdetails/10-12-13/Fourth_of_July_Celebration_2013.aspx Postponed to Saturday July 13th

Cedartown Georgia 4th of July parade starting at 10 am in downtown.  For more info. contact Payne at 678-953-0468.  Will be cancelled if its raining at 9 am on July 4th

Scottsboro 4th of July celebration at Goose Pond Colony starting at 6 pm.  For more info. go to: https://www.facebook.com/events/540140759382093/?ref=22

Cave Spring Georgia parade at downtown square beginning at 9 am.  For more info. go to: http://www.hometownheadlines.com/New_Site/buzz.html#Independence  If raining, parade moves to Saturday July 6th at 9 am

Rome Symphony Orchestra concert at Ridge Ferry Park in Rome Georgia starting at 8:15 pm.  For more info. go to: http://venuedog.com/events/4976  Event moved to Rome City Auditorium

Lineville Summer Sizzle in the Park at Lineville Recreation Park starting at 7 pm.  For more info. go to: http://alabamaclaycounty.com/ai1ec_event/summer-sizzle-in-the-lineville-park/?instance_id=25 CANCELLED 

Heflin Salute to America Parade starting at 9:30 am and Celebration in the Park starting at 5 pm.  For more info. go to: http://www.cityofheflin.org/calendar.html  UPDATE: Parade moved to Saturday July 6th at 9:30 am.  Celebration in the Park moved to Heflin Recreation Center on July 4th starting at 5 pm.

4th of July Firework Shows

Oxford Alabama – Oxford Lake 9 pm

Gadsden Alabama – Along Coosa River in downtown 9 pm

Rome Georgia – Ridge Ferry Park Postponed to Saturday October 26th

Carrollton Georgia – Carrollton Elementary School Postponed to Saturday July 13th

Pell City Alabama – Lakeside Park 9 pm

Alexander City Alabama – Lake Martin Amphitheater Postponed to Friday July 5th at 9 pm

Henagar Alabama – Henagar City Park 9 pm

Guntersville Alabama – Civitan Park 9 pm

Childersburg Alabama – Gerald Wallace Park 8 pm

Lineville Alabama – Lineville Recreation Park CANCELLED

Tallapoosa Georgia – Helton-Howland Park Postponed to Saturday July 13th

Centre Alabama – Pruetts Fish Camp 9 pm

Talladega Alabama – Veterans Park 9 pm

Scottsboro Alabama – Goose Pond Colony 9 pm

Heflin Alabama – City Football Field 9 pm

Cave Spring Georgia – Downtown Postponed to Saturday July 6th

Villa Rica Georgia – V-Plex Postponed to Friday August 30th

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