3 things you should know for the Fourth of July

Published 2:13 am Saturday, July 1, 2017

There are several events planned for Tuesday to celebrate Independence Day.

  • A Fourth of July Parade will begin at 10 a.m. in downtown Andalusia. The event is sponsored by the Daughters of the American Revolution.
  • City of Andalusia Fireworks show will be at the Kiwanis Fairgrounds. Gates open at 5 p.m. Entertainment will be at 6 p.m., by Ric McNaughton Band. Fireworks show begins at 8:30 p.m. Free watermelon and more. Bring lawn chairs or blankets.
  • City of Opp will host its annual Fourth of July Celebration at Frank Jackson State Park. Free watermelon. Free admission after 10 a.m., Ben Norris will play at 1 p.m.; Otha Allen at 2:30 p.m., and Charity Bowden at 4:15 p.m. A fireworks show starts at dark.

Ashton Wells and Ashton Wells Jr. drove this load of cute kids in the parade in 2016.