This weekend is, of course, the Fourth of July. It’s a recognition of the day on which the Declaration of Independence was adopted by the Continental Congress. It all started when the government imposed taxes on the commercial taxpayers which were viewed as excessive and unjust.
Then Saturday, July 4th, it’s the big Hometown Celebration. There a Flea Market, 9:00 a.m., Ames Park, Yankee Doodle Kiddie Parade, 12:00 p.m., Econo Foods to the Public Library along Division Street, Vintage Baseball, 1 p.m., Old Main Field on the St. Olaf College Campus, an impressive line-up of performing artists (including Marty Anderson and the Goods, the Bohemian Duo, and the RCAs), 1:30 to 10:00 p.m., Bridge Square, and Fireworks, 10 p.m., in the Northfield sky. For more information, see the .pdf of the poster.
Also on Saturday, Joe Meyer is at The Tavern, D J Music is at The Rueb, and the Bitter Roots are at The Cow.
Finally, on Sunday, July 5th, there’s Politics and a Pint, 6 p.m., Northern Roots Session, 7:30 p.m., and Quiz Night, 8 p.m., all at The Cow.