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AT A GLANCE: Northwest Arkansas Independence Day Celebrations

Posted: July 3, 2013 at 5 a.m.

At A Glance Northwest Arkansas Independence Day Celebrations Today • Fireworks Celebration — Watermelon, food, music, 6:30 p.m.; fireworks around 9 p.m., Veterans Park in Rogers. Free. rogersarkansas.com. • Celebrate the Fourth — With hamburgers, hot dogs and a fireworks show. Begins at 6:30 p.m. at New Life Christian Center, Centerton. 795-1900. • Fireworks — 9:30 p.m., Loch Lomond Dam in Bella Vista. Free. Email ChristyA@bvvpoa.com.

At A Glance

Northwest Arkansas Independence Day Celebrations

Today

• Fireworks Celebration — Watermelon, food, music, 6:30 p.m.; fireworks around 9 p.m., Veterans Park in Rogers. Free. rogersarkansas.com.

• Celebrate the Fourth — With hamburgers, hot dogs and a fireworks show. Begins at 6:30 p.m. at New Life Christian Center, Centerton. 795-1900.

• Fireworks — 9:30 p.m., Loch Lomond Dam in Bella Vista. Free. Email ChristyA@bvvpoa.com.

Thursday

• Freedom Festival — With car show at 9:30 a.m. in City Park; adult co-ed softball all day; live music all afternoon; headliner Chase Rice from Nashville, Tenn., at 8:30 p.m.; and fireworks at dusk, City Park in Gentry. www.gentryarkansas.us.

• Fourth of July Parade — Hosted by the Bella Vista Patriots, pre-parade events at 10:30 a.m., parade at 11 a.m., Sugar Creek Center in Bella Vista. Any veteran and their family members who wish to join the parade can walk following the color guard.

• Fourth at the Field — Music, fun for kids, exhibition baseball game, 4:45 p.m.; fireworks at dusk, Arvest Ballpark in Springdale. $8 for adults, $6 for children 12 and younger. nwanaturals.com.

• An Evening At Orchards Park — With music by Breaking Silence at 7 p.m., followed by the Arkansas Winds’ “Tribute to America” & fireworks at dusk, Orchards Park in Bentonville. Free. 464-7275.

• Fourth Fest — Homemade ice cream will accompany a dinner and fireworks display, beginning at 7 p.m., First Baptist Church, Centerton. 795-2591.

• Freedom Fireworks — With music by Boom! Kinetic at 7 p.m. & fireworks at 9:25 p.m., Northwest Arkansas Mall in Fayetteville. Free. northwestarkansasmall.com.

Friday

• Pea Ridge Fair — Music, street dance, spaghetti, pageants, fireworks, 6-10:30 p.m., North Curtis & Pickens streets in Pea Ridge. Email abeard@nwaonline.com.

• Fireworks — 8 p.m., Ventris Trail’s End Resort, 9484 Simrell Drive in Garfield. Seen by boat just south of mile marker “8” on Beaver Lake. Free. 359-3912.

Saturday

• Rodeo of the Ozarks Fireworks — After the rodeo, Parsons Stadium in Springdale. Free. parsonsstadium.com.

• Fireworks — 9 p.m., Prairie Creek Marina near Rogers. Free. prairiecreekmarina.com.

Source: Staff Report

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