Charlotte Museum of History, 3500 Shamrock Drive, celebrating Independence Day 2020 with a free online events all week.
Typically the museum hosts a large Independence Day celebration for the community, including an Oath & Naturalization Ceremony for new U.S. citizens that is the highlight of the day for many who attend, but unfortunately, that can’t take place this year.
All the digital activities and events are free and will be available at charlottemuseum.org/digital and on the museum’s social channels. They include:
Monday, June 29: Check out online resources from the museum that celebrate our nation’s ideals of independence and liberty and provide historical context for the Fourth of July holiday.
Tuesday, June 30: Explore the museum’s vaults in a new online video that features some of the museum’s special independence-themed collection items.
Wednesday, July 1: Watch a ringing of the American Freedom Bell online. It’s the largest ground-level bell in the nation and was dedicated at the turn of the millennium.
Thursday, July 2: Join an independence-themed Lunch & Learn on Zoom. Register online at charlottemuseum.org/events to receive the Zoom link.
Friday, July 3: Get instructions for a firecracker-themed craft that the whole family can do together using common household items.
Saturday, July 4: Celebrate the rights and responsibilities of U.S. citizenship by watching a rebroadcast of last year’s U.S. Oath & Naturalization Ceremony at the museum.
Check back soon for the times of these events.
More 4th of July EventsCheck out our list of 4th of July events around Charlotte, or see some of them here:
Thursday, June 25, 2020
Saturday, June 27, 2020
Saturday, July 4, 2020