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Schedule released for new
'Freedom on the Square' in BV
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From the June 23, 2021 issue
of The Journal

   Sponsors are being sought for the Fireworks Shows at the new Independence Celebration in Buena Vista – Freedom on the Square – which is set for Saturday, July 3 and Sunday, July 4.
   Organizers plan to have fireworks on both evenings and are seeking sponsorships/donations from businesses, organizations, and individuals to make them the best possible.
   They are also seeking volunteers with medical/first aid training.
   For more info on being a sponsor or a volunteeer, call Kevin Briggs at 229-314-6174.
   Vendor applications are also still being accepted ($25 per space). Those interested in being vendors should call Stephanie Tischler at 706-573-2859.
   Other information recently released about the festival includes the schedule below.
Saturday, July 3
   * 8 am – Vendor Set Up
   * 10 am – Vendors Open (on The Square); hourly Tours & Tastings start at Swamp Fox Distilling Company; Helicopter Rides behind the Old Middle School; Carnival Rides (behind M&L on South Church Street); Bounce Castles & Water Slide (backyard of Sign of the Dove).
   * 11 am – The Handsome Henry Band performs at Fox Hall.
   * 3 pm – Skyler Saufley performs at Fox Hall.
   * 5 pm – Vendor breakdown begins (but vendors are welcome to stay open longer).
   * 7 pm – Channel Xero w/J. "Hummingbird" Lytes live at Fox Hall.
   * 9:30 am – Fireworks Show (location TBD).
   * 11 am – The Sally Brown Band at Fox Hall.
Sunday, July 4
   * 10:30 am – Service on the Square at Cornerstone Church (including a special "Blessing of the Bikes").
   * Noon – Vendor Set Up (on The Square); Carnival Rides (behind M&L on South Church Street); Bounce Castles & Water Slide (backyard of Sign of the Dove).
   * 1 pm – Hourly Tours & Tastings start at Swamp Fox Distilling Company.
   * 3 pm – The Sally Brown Band performs at Fox Hall.
   * 5 pm – Vendor breakdown begins (vendors welcome to stay longer).
   * 7 pm - Channel Xero w/J. "Hummingbird" Lytes live at Fox Hall.
   * 9:30 am – Fireworks Show (location TBD).
   * 11 am – The Buck Bradshaw Birthday Bash at Fox Hall.