The Norman Transcript


June 29, 2014

Area Independence Day celebrations ready to blast off



Live music will be provided by Banana Seat and the John Arnold Band. Fireworks start at 9:45 p.m. The city invested $20,000 on fireworks this year.

“It’s a really good show,” Hill said.


· Moore will host Celebration in the Heartland from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Buck Thomas Park, 1901 NE 12th St. The celebration will end with a fireworks show at dark.

The event will feature food vendors, a children’s tent, inflatables; Happy Train; arts and crafts vendors, wineries and more. An open car, truck and bike show will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information,

A sand volleyball tournament will bring out the inner athlete for competitive fun. The format of the tournament is 4 vs. 4 — 2 guys/2 girls and will start at 9 a.m. at the Buck Thomas sand volleyball court. Registration for teams closed June 28, and fans are welcome to cheer their favorite teams on.

Musical entertainment starts at 7 p.m. with fireworks slated for after dark.

Joy Hampton




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