Freelandville’s 150th Birthday Celebration is tonight through Sunday

Festivities start at 6:30 tonight in Freelandville as the Knox County Community celebrates its 150th birthday this weekend.

Opening ceremonies are at 6:30 at Memorial Park with the Color Guard presenting the flags.  Veterans and Distinguished Citizens of the Year will be recognized as well. At 7 p.m., the Freelandville historical display opens at the Old Cafe Corner, which will give folks a snapshot of Freelandville throughout the years.

At 8 p.m., adults and kids alike can gather at the Freelandville Community Center, 7 Indiana St., for a free showing of “The Incredible Journey.” Free popcorn and a drink will be provided.

There’s food and fun all weekend, with a 5K, a kiddie and garden tractor pull tomorrow.  Live music 6 to 10 tomorrow night featuring Mariah Creek,  The Heartbeats, 1960s music band The Stingrays, bluegrass group Forged in the Fire, and a tribute to Freelandville’s own pride and joy, the Corvettes. There’s fireworks tomorrow at 10pm

Sunday’s activities include a church service and a parade.