Kick off your 4th of July weekend with another festive First Friday, a benefit concert for Maury County Firefighters, an art walk and more.
Also, be sure to check out The Daily Herald’s coverage of upcoming July 4th events here.
Fourth of July activities include celebrating Columbia’s Independence Day with a dazzling fireworks display Monday night at Maury County Park, 1018 Maury County Park Dr. Fireworks should start at 21:00. The Rotary Club of Columbia’s annual bike parade will be held at 8:15 a.m. at Riverwalk Park on July 4th. And don’t miss the Red, White and Blue Car and Truck Show at Maury County Park at 10am
1. Maury County Fire Department Benefit Concert
Show your support for local Maury County firefighters this Saturday with a special benefit concert at Maury County Park, 1018 Maury County Park Drive.
The day-long event will start at 3pm on Saturday and run until 11.30pm, with the music starting at 6pm.
The concert lineup will include former Lonestar singer Richie McDonald, as well as hit writers Brandon Kinney, Wynn Varble and Gary Hannon. Other performances include Hayden Coffman, along with a few surprise guests.
Tickets range from $29-$49 and are available at www.MauryCountyFireDepartment.org/benefit.
Proceeds will directly benefit the Maury County Fire Department.
2. First Fridays
Get the holiday weekend off to the best possible start by heading downtown for another fun-filled First Friday.
First Friday’s main events will take place from 5:00pm to 8:00pm, featuring late night downtown shopping, music on the square, food trucks and more.
Read this week’s live entertainment section for a list of all the bands and acts happening, including a night of jazz at Vintage Winery, classic covers at Variety Records and more that can be found downtown this Friday.
3. Columbia Art Walk
Columbia continues its support of local arts this weekend by hosting a two-day art walk through the main square.
The art walk will feature works by local artists hung among the downtown shops, including some created by Maury County Public Schools and Building Block School for The Arts students.
Stop by the Square for First Fridays for a chance to meet some of the featured artists from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
The art walk will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday.
4. Hohenwald 4th Annual Summer Concert
Take a short trip to Hohenwald this weekend for a night of laughter, music, good food and more.
The city will celebrate its fourth annual summer concert with the participation The Cleverlys, a unique bluegrass comedy/musical “fake family band.” The national touring band has performed at some of the biggest festivals in the country including Stagecoach, Telluride, CMA Music Fest and also The Grand Ole Opry.
The free concert event, which starts at 5pm on Saturday, will also feature more than 10 food trucks on site, as well as water slides, bounce houses and other fun activities.
The summer concert will be held in the Hohenwald City Parking Lot located at 36 North Maple
5. Live entertainment
Classic vinyl will play at Variety Records on the Square in downtown Columbia at 6pm on Friday.
Stephanie Adlington will play at Vintage Winery, 616 N. Main St., starting at 5pm Friday.
Mario Vallos will later play at Vintage Winery from 6:30pm on Friday.
Cord Martin will close out Vintage Winery’s Friday night jazz session, which starts at 7pm on Friday.
curly will play at Twisted Copper Brewing Company, 121 S. Main St., in Mount Pleasant, starting at 6pm on Saturday.
Jay Powell covers events and entertainment for The Daily Herald. Contact him at [email protected] or follow him on Twitter @JayPowellCDH.