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Celebrate July 4 At The George H.W. Bush Center

The 59th annual "I Love America" celebration will be held Thursday.
By George H.W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum Staff July 1, 2019

July 4 fireworks at the Bush Center
The “I Love America” celebration will be hosted at the George H.W. Bush Library Center on Thursday

Texas A&M Division of Marketing & Communications

On July 4 the College Station Noon Lions Club will host the 59th annual “I Love America” Fourth of July Celebration at the George H.W. Bush Library Center at Texas A&M University.

The celebration will feature food, children’s games and train rides, free admission to the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum and a patriotic concert by the Brazos Valley Symphony. The event will culminate with a July 4 fireworks display.

The day begins at 9:30 a.m., when the Bush Library and Museum will open with free admission, until 8 p.m. Inside the rotunda, the College Station Noon Lions Club will offer free vision screenings from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Food truck vendors will open at 12 p.m. Vendors include Blake’s Steaks, C&L Nuts, the Crafty Pig, Good Bull BBQ, Kona Ice, Krab Kingz, Marco’s Pizza and Sweet Pops.

At 5 p.m. the Lions Club will begin selling Coca-Cola products and Slovacek sausage, and will offer free watermelon slices.

Two All Aboard Fun Trains will provide free train rides starting at 4 p.m. The Kids’ Zone, complete with games and bounce houses, will be open around 6:15 p.m. Both the train rides and the Kids’ Zone will close at 8:30 p.m.

Live music entertainment by the Great American Boxcar Chorus will start at 7 pm. The evening will culminate with a patriotic concert by the Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra at 8:30 p.m. and a fireworks show at 9:45 p.m.

This year’s event is made possible through the generous support of key sponsors Commerce National Bank, along with help from the George and Barbara Bush Foundation and the City of College Station. Other donors include the City of Bryan, H-E-B, the Nina Astin Winkler Trust, the Office of Public Partnership & Outreach in the Texas A&M University Office of the Provost, Union Pacific and Wells Fargo.


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