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Fourth of July Celebration

Date(s): July 4, 2009
Time(s): 9:30 a.m.
Location: Grounds of the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum

For the tenth year, the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum will host the College Station Lions Club's annual Fourth of July Celebration, "I Love America." This is the 49th year for this community event. The Museum will open at 9:30 a.m. and extend their hours until 8:30 p.m. Admission to the Museum on the Fourth of July is free for everyone all day. Historical characters will be mingling with the crowd to pose for photographs and answer questions about their distinguished careers. Live entertainment, concessions, and games for the children will all begin at 5:30 p.m. The evening will culminate with a spectacular fireworks display and concert by the Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra. People are encouraged to come early and bring their lawn chairs, picnic baskets and blankets. Please no glass containers!

Parking is available to the public at the West Campus Parking Garage on the Texas A&M University campus. Shuttles will begin running at 4:30 p.m. from the garage to the Museum. Handicapped parking is available in Lot 41 in front of the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum entrance.

For more information, please call (979) 691-4068.

Schedule of Events

9:30 a.m.        George Bush Presidential Library and Museum opens

                     (Free Admission All Day)

4:30 p.m.        Shuttles begin from Reed Arena and West Campus Garage  

                     (Free Parking)

5:30 p.m.        Games, inflatable jumps and concessions open

5:45 p.m.        Texas Unlimited Band Performs

6:21 p.m.         Presentation of Colors & Pledge of Allegiance

6:26 p.m.         National Anthem- Elizabeth Russell

6:30 p.m.         Flyover

6:35 p.m.         Texas Unlimited Band Resumes

7:30 p.m.         Elizabeth Russell Performs

8:05 p.m.         Kathy Ross Performs

8:25 p.m.         Jason Adams Performs

8:30 p.m.         George Bush Presidential Library and Museum closes

8:40 p.m.         Invocation- Kyle Walker, United Campus Ministry

                       National Anthem- Kathy Ross

8:54 p.m.         Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra

9:40 p.m.         Fireworks begin

10:01 p.m.       Grand Finale

All Times Are Approximate

George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
1000 George Bush Drive West, College Station, Texas 77845
Telephone: (979) 691-4000 | Facsimile: (979) 691-4050 | TTY: (979) 691-4091