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[Afterparty]Fireworks, music and live events — how to celebrate the Fourth of July in Columbia and mid-Missouri

Time:2021-7-8 source: Six forum Author: Six forum read:10+

  This year,?the Fourth of July and Columbia’s bicentennial coincide to inspire numerous celebrations of who we are, where we’ve been and where we’re going.?

  Looking to get out this year after 2020’s?sheltered summerLive music, bright lights and living history lessons will be ready and waiting. Here is a look at some of Independence Day weekend’s most promising offerings:?

  CoMo 200 celebration:?This wide-ranging, fair-style event?features family activities, exhibitor booths, food trucks, film screenings, historical tours and projects as well as?live music from Violet Vonder Haar?and Phylshawn Johnson, The Bel Airs, Chump Change and more.?11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Flat Branch Park.

  Fire in the Sky: Columbia’s Fourth of July celebration features fireworks set off from American Legion Park, and accompanied by music played on KBXR,?102.3 FM. The park will be closed, so fireworks fans will need to stake out their own viewing location.?9:15 p.m. Sunday.

  Ashland Fourth of July Parade:?Enjoy this parade through downtown Ashland. 9 a.m. Saturday.

  ”We Always Swing” Jazz Series:?The Jazz Series opens the holiday weekend with a bicentennial-themed concert featuring?Sam Griffith Tentet and the Ben Colagiovanni Quartet.?7 p.m. Thursday at Rose Park; $10 to $12.?

  ”Blind” Boone Bicentennial Concert:?This performance revolves around the?mid-Missouri ragtime legend and features performers Reginald Robinson, John Reed-Torres and Jolie Rocke.?7 p.m. Friday at Second Baptist Church; free. A ticketed afterparty takes place at the “Blind” Boone home downtown.

  Odyssey Chamber Music Series:?Columbia’s well-respected chamber music series celebrates the city’s bicentennial with selections by George Gershwin, Johannes Brahms,?Fred Onovwerosuoke and Florence Price.?7 p.m. at First Baptist Church; free.?

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  Red, White and Blues:?Two Roots N Blues festival veterans — Kansas City-based Danielle Nicole Band and Columbia collective The Fried Crawdaddies — play this summer blues showcase.?6 p.m. Friday at Rose Park; free.

  Red, White and Groove:?Rose Music Hall keeps the music flowing with this jam- and funk-oriented bill featuring The Stone Sugar Shakedown and Catdaddy’s Funky Fuzz-Bunker Band. 6 p.m. Saturday at Rose Park; free.

  The Missouri Symphony:?As part of its Hot Summer Nights Festival, the symphony presents its City That I Love bicentennial concert.?7 p.m. Saturday at the Missouri Theatre; $35 to $45.?

  Red, White and Bluegrass:?Close out a weekend of themed concerts with music by Roots N Blues vets Old Salt Union as well as One Way Traffic.?6 p.m. Sunday at Rose Park; free.?

  A sign in the 500 block of East Walnut commemorates the downtown area known for about 60 years beginning around 1900 as the Sharp End, where Black-owned businesses thrived within walking distance of downtown Columbia.

  African-American Heritage Trail:?Tour sites of local importance that tell the story of Columbia’s Black community.?10 and 11:15 a.m. Saturday at “Blind” Boone House.

  Brick Streets Local History Walking Tour:?The Historic Preservation Commission leads this tour focused on Columbia’s brick streets, how they shape the downtown environment and the ingenuity exercised in creating them.?Starts 5:30 p.m. Saturday at City Hall.?

  The Wells and Springs of Early Columbia:?This offering is also led by the?Historic Preservation Commission. 11 a.m. Sunday at Flat Branch Park.

  Parley P. Pratt Freedom Run:?This run/walk, with 1- and 4-mile options, promises to lead participants past “28 local symbols of our five First Amendment freedoms,” according to its website.?7 a.m. Saturday at Boone County Courthouse; free. Participants must register at?https://www.pppfreedomrun.com/.?

  Know of an event we missed? Email editor@columbiatribune.com and we may add it to the online version of this story.

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