The days are long and the peaches are sweet and juicy. It's summer in Fredericksburg and next Sunday is one of the town's favorite holidays. July 4th! There is guaranteed to be all sorts of fun throughout the weekend.
On the 3rd and 4th, the National Museum of the Pacific War will present its Living History Program. With the help of objects from the museum's education collection, re-enactors will show the audience the weapons and tactics that won WWII. Showtimes on the 3rd are 10:30, 1:00 and 3:30. Sunday the 4th, shows will be at 10:30, 3:30 and 6:00. Tickets are available for purchase at the event. The Annual 4th of July Parade will be at 1:00 this year on Main Street. There are always patriotic floats from all parts of the community, along with a few fun surprises. This year's Grand Marshals will all be Vietnam veterans. After the parade, there will be a program at Marktplatz and don't forget fireworks that evening. At 7:00, at Ladybird Johnson Park, there will be a concert and fireworks start at 9:30. This is only what the city and museum are sponsoring, there is sure to be more in and around town.
Put on your red, white and blue and come to Fredericksburg to celebrate the United States' 234th birthday!