Patriotic Pops ConcertsJuly 4

July 1, 2016 at 7 p.m. in Van Wert at Fountain Park
July 2, 2016 at 7 p.m. at Ohio Northern University in Ada

Patriotic classics, American standards, and popular movie and Broadway tunes will highlight the Lima Symphony Orchestra’s Fourth of July “Patriotic Pops” celebrations on Friday, July 1st at 7 p.m. in Van Wert's Fountain Park and on Saturday, July 2nd at 7 p.m. on the scultpure mall on the campus of Ohio Northern University. Both celebrations are free and open to the public.

These fun-filled family events will explode with patriotic music and a tribute to our armed services. Repetoire will include a medley of patriotic classics, familiar old standards like "Strike Up the Band" and "S'Wonderful" and Sounds of the Carptenters. We will also perform songs from the big and small screen such as “Downton Abbey ,” “Driving Miss Daisy,” "Spiderman" and “Star Wars " before we punctuate the evenings with John Philip Sousa's "Stars and Stripes Forever."