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Independence Day weekend events for the Big Country and Concho Valley

Looking for things to do on Independence Day weekend? Here's your guide!
Credit: FOX West Texas

TEXAS, USA —

BIG COUNTRY (Abilene)

FRIDAY

9 a.m. – Original Team Roping 2021 Finals century roping, Expo Center of Taylor County, 1700 TX-36

9 a.m. - Original Team Roping 2021 Finals all-girl roping, Expo Center of Taylor County, 1700 TX-36

9 a.m. - Original Team Roping 2021 Finals #2.5 roping, Expo Center of Taylor County, 1700 TX-36

7 p.m. – Jordan Robert Kirk, Potosi Live, 897 FM 1750

7 p.m. – Matt Austin, The Icehouse at LSDG, 173 Walnut St.

8 p.m. – Josh Abbott Band with special guests Blan Scott Band, Expo Center of Taylor County, 1700 TX-36

SATURDAY

9 a.m. - Original Team Roping 2021 Finals mixed junior/senior roping, Expo Center of Taylor County, 1700 TX-36

9 a.m. - Original Team Roping 2021 Finals #3.5 roping, Expo Center of Taylor County, 1700 TX-36

9 a.m. - Original Team Roping 2021 Finals #4.5 slide roping, Expo Center of Taylor County, 1700 TX-36

Noon – Abilene Freedom Festival, reenactment of 1887 Pine Street Shootout, Frontier Texas courtyard, 625 N. First St.

2 p.m. – Abilene Food Tour, downtown Abilene, 1101 N. 1st St.

3 p.m. – Abilene Freedom Festival Show and Shine Car Show, downtown Abilene

4 p.m. – Abilene Freedom Festival, Cypress Street open – vendors, car show, children’s area, etc.

5 p.m. – Abilene Freedom Festival, meal for first responders, Abilene Convention Center, 1100 N. Sixth St.

6:30 p.m. – Abilene Freedom Festival FOX West Texas, Justice Construction Parade, north on Pine Street, west on North Sixth Street, south on Cedar Street, east on North First Street, back to Pine Street

6:45 p.m. - Abilene Freedom Festival, Jordan Nix, Freedom Festival Stage, Cypress Street

7 p.m. – Dayne Pack, The Icehouse at LSDG, 173 Walnut St.

7 p.m. – Della Rose, Potosi Live, 897 FM 1750

7:30 p.m. – Freedom Fest Film: “Independence Day,” 352 Cypress St.

8 p.m. - Abilene Freedom Festival, car show awards, Freedom Festival Stage, Cypress Street

8:30 p.m. - Abilene Freedom Festival, Braxton Keith, Freedom Festival Stage, Cypress Street

SUNDAY

3 p.m. - Abilene Freedom Festival, gates open for concert event, Expo Center of Taylor County, 1700 TX 36

4:45 p.m. - Abilene Freedom Festival, Jerrod Medulla, Freedom Festival Stage, Expo Center of Taylor County outdoor pavilion, 1700 TX 36

6:40 p.m. - Abilene Freedom Festival, Chris Colston, Freedom Festival Stage, Expo Center of Taylor County outdoor pavilion, 1700 TX 36

8:40 p.m. - Abilene Freedom Festival, Neal McCoy, Freedom Festival Stage, Expo Center of Taylor County outdoor pavilion, 1700 TX 36

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CONCHO VALLEY (San Angelo) 

FRIDAY

5 p.m. – Case Hardin, Christoval Vineyards, 5000A Cralle Road - CHRISTOVAL

6 p.m. – Concert in the Yard, Chicken Farm Art Center, 2505 Martin Luther King Blvd.

9 p.m. – Soggy Pesos, Whiskey River Saloon, 125 E. Concho Ave.

9 p.m. – Johnny Hootrock, The Deadhorse, 210 S. Chadbourne St.

SATURDAY

9 a.m. – Christoval VFD Firecracker 5K and 1 Mile Fun run and Walk, Bike and Kayak, Christoval Park - CHRISTOVAL

9:30 a.m. – Second annual Fourth of July parade, Old Settlers Grounds – BUFFALO GAP

10 a.m. – First Saturday, Chicken Farm Art Center, 2505 Martin Luther King Blvd.

10 a.m. - 15th annual Wall Independence Day Parade, downtown Wall

11 a.m. – Christoval VFD annual barbecue, Christoval Park - CHRISTOVAL

6:30 p.m. – July 3 Splash Party, Love Municipal Pool, 18 E. Avenue A

6:30 p.m. – “Star Spangled Banner Concert and Fireworks,” Bill Aylor Sr. Memorial RiverStage, 16 E. Avenue A (gates open at noon)

7 p.m. – Charley Crocker, Green Apple Art Center EDEN

8 p.m. – B.A.D. Improv, Be Theatre, 82 Gillis St.

8:30 p.m. – Love is Blind, The House of FiFi DuBois, 123 S. Chadbourne St.

9 p.m. – Downtown Movie Night: “Star Wars,” 17 E. Twohig Ave. parking lot

10:15 p.m. - B.A.D. Improv, Be Theatre, 82 Gillis St.

Posted by Wall 4th of July Parade on Sunday, June 6, 2021

SUNDAY

1 p.m. – Independence Day artillery salutes, Fort Concho National Historic Landmark, 630 S. Oakes St.

Dusk – Lake Nasworthy Homeowners Association presents “Nasworthy Nights 2021 Fireworks,” Lake Nasworthy

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