What's Happening: Rantoul Freedom Celebration

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Kellie Wahl, coordinator of the Rantoul Freedom Celebration joins us today to talk about the details of the event. 

The full schedule follows:
 
Thursday, June 29 – Friday, June 30
 
3 p.m.-10 p.m. – Carnival, Wabash Park
 
Saturday, July 1 at Wabash Park
 
10 a.m.-10 p.m. – Carnival
 
10 a.m. – Softball tournament begins
 
10 a.m.-4 p.m. – Anything on Wheels Car Show
 
Noon to 9 p.m. – VFW beer garden
 
6 p.m.-9 p.m. – Music by the Flatville Road Band
 
10 a.m.-9 p.m. – Vendors
 
Sunday, July 2 Rumble on the Runway, Rantoul National Aviation Center
 
1 p.m. – Pit party at which spectators meet drivers and get a close-up look at the monster trucks.
 
3 p.m. – Monster truck and skid car racing
 
Tickets may be purchased from the Rantoul Area Chamber of Commerce or at the gate.
 
Monday, July 3 Rockin’ the Runway, Rantoul National Aviation Center
 
5:30 p.m.-11 p.m. – Monster truck rides, inflatable, paintball, vendors, T&T beer garden
 
7 p.m. – 5K race
 
7 p.m.-11p.m. – Music by The Feudin’ Hillbillys
 
Dusk – Fireworks
 
Tuesday, July 4
 
7 a.m. to 11 a.m. – Rotary Club pancake breakfast at the RTHS cafetorium
 
9:30 a.m. – Parade begins at Maplewood and Grove Streets and ends at Wabash Park.

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