Lipscomb University’s Bison Block Party to feature FREE concert, fireworks July 3

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BisonBlock_1Lipscomb University is hosting a Bison Block Party for the community to celebrate Independence Day on Tuesday, July 3.

Activities include FREE inflatable games for kids, and food will be available for purchase from Blue Coast Burrito, Chick-fil-A, Papa John’s Pizza and Kona Ice. The Associated Women for Lipscomb will have a variety of sweet treats for sale to benefit student scholarships. Attendees may also bring a picnic dinner. Representatives from the Metro Nashville Police Department will also be on campus for the Bison Block Party to get to know members of the community.

The Bison Block Party will feature a special FREE concert. The event will be hosted by longtime local sportscaster Rudy Kalis and will feature George Pendergrass with the Mockingbird Project singers; New Grass Revival legend Pat Flynn; Daves Highway, comprised of Zachary, Delany and Erika Daves who are students in Lipscomb’s George Shinn College of Entertainment & the Arts; Jacalyn Thompson, who graduated from Lipscomb in May with a contemporary music degree; and The Annie Moses Band.

The evening will end with a FREE fireworks display to kick-off the Independence Day week.

BisonBlock_2Festivities begin at 5:30 p.m. with the inflatable games and food vendors. The FREE concert will begin at 7 p.m. followed by fireworks at 9 p.m. The Bison Block Party culminates the three-day Summer Celebration, a festival of faith featuring keynote speakers and hundreds of classes taught by individuals from across the country. Activities will take place in the Allen Arena Mall area.

Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs. Lipscomb University is an alcohol-free, tobacco-free campus.

This is Lipscomb’s second year to host the Bison Block Party. It is a great way to bring together the community in a family-friendly atmosphere for a fun evening.

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