Full schedule set for July 4 Freedom Fest in Gentry
GENTRY — In addition to the musical performers who will entertain those who attend the 105th annual Freedom Festival today, July 4, numerous other events and activities will be taking place in the Gentry City Park.
A car show will be held on the north side of the park, with cars on display much of the day.
For the children, there will be inflatable rides, a petting zoo from Wild Wilderness Safari, and a kid’s zone tent.
A variety of food and drink vendors will be on hand all day, and a spectacular fireworks display is again planned for the evening, beginning at dusk.
Little Miss and Mister Gentry Pageants are scheduled to be held on the stage at 1:30 p.m. Then, at 2 p.m., contestants will vie for the title of Miss Gentry in the Miss Gentry Pageant.
Music for the day includes Amity Heart at noon; Mark Shields and Good Company at 3 p.m.; River’s Edge Band at 4:30 p.m.; Back Road Story at 6 p.m.; and John King at 7:30 p.m.
Officers of the Gentry Lions Club pose for a photo at their installation ceremony on June 25. Officers include Ross Harris (left), board of directors; Randy Moll, treasurer; Ricardo Mayen, tail twister; Eugenia Mayen Montoya, president; Roberta DeFraga, first vice president; Lonnie Moll, board of directors; Maxine Foster, second vice president; and Charla Whitaker, secretary. Not pictured are Dr. Ashish Mathur, board of directors; Pragya Mathur, board of directors; and Howard Allen, Lion Tamer.