Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Spirit of Florence and fireworks

The 8th Annual Chick-Fil-A Spirit of Florence "A Family Celebration" will be held on Saturday, July 2, 2011 at Timrod Park and Legion Field. The Spirit of Florence is a smoke free, non-liter and non-soliciting event.  From 10:00 am till 4:00 pm at Timrod Park, the festival will include:

  • free tennis lessons from 11 am to 2:00 pm
  • food vendors on site and the public is invited to bring their own picnic basket
  • Medstar Ambulance Services with the crowd favorite ice towels
  • City of Florence Firetruck and Police Cars on display
  • Florence Police offering Child ID Fingerprinting
  • balloon give-away; arts-n-crafts vendors; Science South
  • Library staff on site to provide information about upcoming programs, information on the library and to register for library cards
  • inflatables and carnival games
  • John Tudor's Magic Show at 11 am and 2 pm
  • balloon sculpturing with Tim Fisher and John Dean
  • All-American tattoos and canvas painting with the Barnes Street Teen Club
  • Registration for the Chick-Fil-A Florence Jr. Football League. 
After the festival ends at Timrod Park the public is invited to head to Legion Field for the Florence Red Wolves vs Morehead City game starting at 7:00 pm with a post game firework show. General admission to the baseball game is $5. The Spirit of Florence is a festival provided to the community by a steering committee of local volunteer citizens.

Date:  July 2
Ages:  All
Time: 10:00 am, Fireworks at approximately 9:30 pm
Where:  Timrod Park and Legion Field
Cost: Free admission
Contact: (843) 665-3253


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