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Limestone Heritage Festival To Be Held Downtown
Updated May 6, 2016 7:32 AM | Filed under: Event
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(BEDFORD) - The Limestone Heritage Festival is moving downtown this year. The festivities will take place in the heart of downtown within the newly renovated courthouse square and Harp Commons.

The Limestone Heritage Festival will officially kick off with the final performance of "The Home of the Brave" at Bedford North Lawrence Performing Art Center on Monday June 27th and Tuesday June 28th at 7:30 p.m. This will be Roger Gales last year to oversee the performance

On Friday July 1st , BRI's 7th Annual BBQ at the Quarry event will kick off the weekend celebration. This two day competition and community event takes place on the west side of the downtown square. Live music, food vendors, a corn hole tournament, bike ride; 'hog show,' beer garden, limestone carving exhibit and BBQ competition take place over these two days.

In addition, the Bedford Farmer's Market will offer produce and homemade goodies on Saturday from 8 a.m. till Noon on the east side of the square.

Sunday July 3rd will feature the return of "Bedford's Got Talent", a singing and performance competition
at 2:30 p.m. on the Harp Commons Stage.

On Independence Day, Monday July 4th, the celebration continues with the Veteran's Breakfast at Golden Corral at 7:30 a.m. Then at 10 a.m. downtown vendors open to prepare for opening ceremonies and flag raising before the parade steps off at noon.

This year's theme is "Indiana -200 Great Years" with Grand Marshal Judy Elliott and honorary Grand Marshal: The Bedford Chamber of Commerce, who is celebrating 100 years of service.

Food, arts and crafts vendors will remain on site throughout the day with holiday favorites, including gourmet ice cream and live musical entertainment into the evening. This of course, all leads up to the community fireworks display which will be relocated from Parkview Field, to Bedford's downtown. The all aerial fireworks display, will be visible within and around Bedford's downtown square.

Our community has been focused on the redevelopment of our downtown and the progress that has been made is evident. The downtown area has been designed for function and beauty and is something to be proud of. The community can come together and enjoy a weekend of entertainment and sense of community, while celebrating the 4th of July weekend with friends, family and neighbors.

The Home of the Brave, Limestone Heritage Festival, BBQ at the Quarry and corresponding events are fundraisers for BRI's Fireworks Fund, which provides this community tradition each year. Bedford Revitalization, Inc. is proud to showcase our community and the redevelopment of our downtown.

For more information about Bedford Revitalization, Inc. please visit

BRI Event Chairs
BBQ at the Quarry - David Pace
Limestone Heritage Festival - Elizabeth Andry and Bethany Morris
Limestone Heritage Festival Parade - Lisa Grissom
Phone: (812) 329-4221
Mail: BRI, PO Box 591, Bedford, IN 47421

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