At 12:00 noon, Freedom of Speech and Freedom from Fear are celebrated with a patriotic and inspiring ceremony at The Factory Point Town Green in Manchester; paying tribute to military service men and women who currently fight for, veterans who have fought for, and war heroes who have fallen, fighting for our FREEDOM. The TRIBUTE 4 FREEDOM℠ ceremony will include speeches and readings.
The 4 FREEDOMS FESTIVAL℠ Anthem, Stand Up Proud, will be performed as a part of the ceremony.
(Additional components to be confirmed include a military brass band and an official military fly over) CREATE 4 FREEDOM℠ Art and Poetry Winners will be publicly recognized for their work. There is no cost to attend this event.
The TRIBUTE 4 FREEDOM℠ continues to the South, for the 65th Annual Arlington Fire Company Carnival. The Arlington Fire Department’s history and connection to The Four Freedoms dates back to November 9, 1940, fighting the fire that burned the original Arlington School to the ground. The carnival is the largest fundraiser of the year for the fire company, taking place on both Friday and Saturday, July 20-21, 2018 at the Arlington Rec Park. The afternoon following the TRIBUTE 4 FREEDOM℠ ceremony includes a Chili Cook Off followed by evening fireworks at the Carnival.