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I Love America Celebration

Date(s): July 4, 2010
Time(s): All Day
Location: George Bush Presidential Library and Museum

For the 12th year, the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum is proud to host the College Station Noon Lions Club's 50th Annual Fourth of July "I Love America" Celebration. A special thanks to our title sponsor, The Bank and Trust for all of their support! The museum will be open from noon to 8:30 p.m. with free admission 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 children begin at 5 p.m. The evening will culminate with a spectacular fireworks display and concert by the Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra. Come early and bring lawn chairs, picnic baskets and blankets. Please, no pets or glass containers.

Free parking is available to the public at Reed Arena and 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) 691-4014.

Schedule of Events

7 a.m.            Fourth of July 4K Fun Run, Veterans Park & Athletic Complex


Noon              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); Barbara Bush Drive closes 

5:00 p.m.        Games, inflatable jumps and concessions open

5:30 p.m.         Ben Morris & The Great American Boxcar Chorus

6:10 p.m.         Presentation of Colors, Pledge, National Anthem

6:15 p.m.         F-16 flyover 

6:20 p.m.         Ben Morris & The Great American Boxcar Chorus

7:15 p.m.         Josh Langston Band

8 p.m.              Hot air balloon glow 

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

8:45 p.m.         Invocation, national anthem

8:50 p.m.         Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra

9:50 p.m.         Fireworks begin, simulcast on 104.7 The Mix

10:05 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