The Tenaha Businessmen's Club and HOPE Project in Tenaha are having the first Tenaha Independence Day Celebration Family Festival this afternoon starting at 2 p.m. in downtown Tenaha. Events are planned for the downtown Tenaha Square, and include a vendor area, Little Miss/Miss Firecracker pageant at 2:30 p.m., as well as a Veteran Recognition, American as Apple Pie Eating Contest, Patriotic Pet Parade, Red, White and Bounce Park, Yankee Doodle's Den for big kids, and a 50/50 raffle. Tonight American Legion Post 520, Tenaha Businessmen's Club along with several other Shelby County businesses will present the Tenaha Independence celebration at Tiger Stadium. The event is free and gates will open at 7 p.m. The Calvary Boys will provide the entertainment at 8 p.m., followed by a large fireworks display at 9. Tenaha ISD cheerleaders will have the concession stand. Lawn chair space is available.
The Timpson Area Chamber of Commerce's annual Timpson Frontier Day celebration is underway through the weekend. The carnival in downtown Timpson has armband tickets from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., all-u-can-ride for $18 Entertainment on the square tonight includes Curtis Daniel from 6 to 7:30, followed by Dale Cummings. There's a full-day of events Saturday starting with the parade at 10 a.m. , also a Relay for Life Walk, parade, pet show, car/truck show, pea shelling, domino tournament, homemade ice cream contest, food and craft booths, gun-fight re-enactments, a laser light show, and street dance with “A Pack of Strays at 10 p.m. The gun-fight peformances will be at 12:30, 2 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. Saturday, with the laser light show at 9:30.
Also today and tonight,
Huxley Bay Marina is hosting a Fourth of July celebration event today, including craft booths, children activities, the band Ashton Hill and a fireworks display tonight.
Fourth of July events in Logansport will be held at the Dennis Freeman Memorial Park along the River Front today. Music begins at 4 p.m. by Landry & Company, and Fireworks will start at dusk. Food vendors are welcome.
The Broaddus Fire Department’s Fourth of July Firework Show will be held at the Broaddus Baseball Complex Friday. The show starts as the sun goes down with a band and more colors than ever. There will be concession with snacks and drinks.
The annual Nacogdoches Freedom Fest is Friday, July 4 in downtown. Festivities kick off at 5 p.m. with fireworks at dark.
The City of Jasper’s Independence Day Celebration will be Saturday, July 5 at the Gazebo at Sandy Creek Park. There will be live music, a dunking booth, food vendors and contest. A fireworks show will start at 9:30 p.m. Admission is free.