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Busy 4th of July in Piatt County

It's going to be a busy weekend in Piatt County for the 4th of July holiday.


Monticello Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Shelly Crawford-Stock indicates things get going tonight with some music and food at Allerton Park. It's the 'Red, White, and Blues' event, or catch the Bement Country Opry. 



Crawford-Stock reminds that Sunday is Monticello Freedom Fest. It's the annual 4th of July fireworks display with games and vendors and food as well as a shuttle service from the high school to Lodge Park.



On Monday, Bement will have its fireworks display. 


Crawford-Stock notes there are still a few tickets available for the 4th of July fireworks-watching event with the Monticello Railway Museum. 


Learn about all the happenings in Monticello and Piatt County by visiting makeitmonticello.org or finding the Facebook page of the same name. 

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