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Independence Day begins with a 10 a.m. parade from Paul Avenue and S. Florissant Road through Ferguson and ends with fireworks at January-Wabash Memorial Park, 501 N. Florissant Road. In-between there will be food, games, and a multitude of special events for the whole family. The theme for the 41st annual Ferguson celebration is Childhood Heroes.
Hazelwood’s 2015 Fourth of July fireworks display will be held at White Birch Park, 1186 Teson Road, and is scheduled to begin at dark, about 9:15 p.m. and last about 20 minutes. Because voters passed Proposition P in April, the additional revenue stream has allowed Hazelwood to resume its annual free pyro-musical fireworks display on July 4th. In the event of rain, plans are to reschedule for July 5.
Hairspray Resonates on
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Art & Wine Wednesday Night Out is planned for Wednesday, June 24, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Korte’s Custom Framing and Antiques. Along with an exhibition of works by 18 artists, a plaque will be dedicated for Frank and Josephine Korte.
‘Hairspray’ is Next at The Muny
Hairspray, winner of the 2003 Tony® Award for Best Musical, returns to the Muny stage June 23-30 for 8 performances.it features music by Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman. The Muny’s production of Hairspray, centered around a 1960s dance show in Baltimore, is directed and choreographed by Dan Knechtges and music directed by Charlie Alterman.
Florissant’s celebration of Independence Day continues this year on the grounds of the James J. Eagan Civic Center at Florissant Valley Park, at the intersection of Parker Road and Waterford Drive. Festivities begin at 7:30 p.m. with an outdoor concert by the Northwinds Concert Band. Fireworks follow at 9:15 p.m. This year’s extravaganza features a dazzling fireworks presentation combining brilliant shells, color sequencing, dimensional frontage, and low and high level aerial combinations.« Previous Entries Next Entries »