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  • McMinnville Fireworks

    Tuesday, July 4

    The “Celebrate in Mac: July 4th Spectacular” will begin at 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 4, at the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum, 500 Northeast Captain Michael King Smith Way. The event includes food vendors, merchant booths, a farmers market, beer tent, and fireworks beginning about 9:30 p.m. Museum admission for this occasion will be $5.

    For more information, visit mcminnville.org/july-4th/.

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