By David Meade
The Town of Williamston will host their annual Freedom Celebration and Fireworks event this Saturday, July 2 with music, food, a cruise-in and fireworks show. There will be food vendors in Mineral Spring Park beginning at noon Saturday until offering barbecue, hotdogs, funnel cakes and old fashioned ice cream. Food vendors include Hey Bo / Sassy Sow BBQ, Grandma’s Real Homemade Ice Cream , The Dog House and TKO Concessions Funnel Cakes.
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. Cruise-in participants 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 $1 food and drink specials.
Live music on the park amphitheater stage will begin at 7 p.m. with Jukebox 45, 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.
The Town of Williamston is sponsoring the fireworks show which will begin around 9:30 p.m.at the ballfield area behind the Municipal Center.