Kearney – Kearney's July 3 Independence Day Celebration and fireworks showreturns to the Viaero Event Center for the 13th year in a row.
Fireworks will beginabout 9:45 p.m. at the Event Center and admission to the July 3 IndependenceDay Celebration is free.
The night alsoincludes a 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. performance by popular country and classicrock band "Bases Loaded" of Kearney. The free show is presented by LandMarkImplement. Tri-City Storm Hockey is hosting a kids zone, and Cabela's issponsoring a BB Gun shoot from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
The Kearney AreaChamber of Commerce, which hosts and organizes the fireworks show, teams withthe Viaero Event Center each year in presenting the event.
Families are invitedto gather and tailgate in the evening prior to the fireworks display. Grilledhamburgers, hot dogs and non-alcoholic beverages will be sold on site. Thoseattending also are allowed to bring their own food and beverages.
The Chamber funds theshow and uses sponsorships and donations to help offset expenses. Chambervolunteers will be at the entrance the day of the event to accept donations.