Freedom Celebration July 3rd


By David Meade

The Town of Williamston will host their annual Freedom Celebration and Fireworks event on Friday July 3 with music, food, a cruise-in and fireworks show.

Live music on the park amphitheater stage will begin at 7 p.m. and feature Jukebox 45 Band, a classic oldies rock and roll band featuring songs from the 50s, 60s and 70s.

The band covers some of the greatest musicians of all times including Bill Haley and the Comets, The Everly Brothers, The Righteous Brothers, Bee Gees, Elvis and many more.

There will be food vendors in the park early Friday afternoon until offering barbecue, hotdogs, funnel cakes, sno-cones, mini-donuts, boiled p-nuts and old fashioned ice cream.

The Williamston Fire Department and McDonald’s will sponsor a cruise-in at the Town Square Center parking lot which begins at 5 p.m. Persons who purchase a $1 ticket will have the opportunity to win $50 at each of three drawings at 7 p.m., 8 p.m. and 9 p.m.

McDonald’s will have food and drink specials.

The Town of Williamston is sponsoring the fireworks show which will begin around 9:30 the ballfield area behind the Municipal Center