Independence Day celebration revisited

Photo © Jeffrey DeCristofaro 2017
Photo © Jeffrey DeCristofaro 2017

Here’s a look at yesterday’s Fourth of July festivities, hosted by the Asheville Downtown Association.

The Ingles Independence Day Celebration at Pack Square began at 2 p.m. and ran until 10 p.m. Local musician Kat Williams sang the National Anthem prior to the fireworks show. Additional musical performances included sets from Savannah Smith & Southern Soul, The Greenlanders, and the Mark O’Connor Band.

Photos from the day’s event were taken by local photographer Jeffrey DeCristofaro.

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About Thomas Calder
Thomas Calder received his MFA in Fiction from the University of Houston's Creative Writing Program. He has worked with several publications, including Gulf Coast and the Collagist. For his weekly #tuesdayhistory tidbits on Asheville, follow him on Instagram @tcalder.

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