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May 17

What's Happening in Liberty | June Edition

Posted on May 17, 2022 at 1:39 PM by Claire Rodgers

The sun is shining and soon the smell of fresh-cut grass and smoking grills will fill the air. Our summer calendar is full of family friendly events! So, come visit Liberty and enjoy the warmer weather with us. Kick off your summer by attending a few of these events, all happening in June. 

Explore a Farmers Market

Support local farmers while finding the freshest produce, flowers and other unique items. 

Liberty Farmers Market
When: Open Wednesdays, May - October, 7a.m. - noon
Where: Feldmans Parking Lot
More information » 

Historic Downtown Liberty Farmers Market
When: Open Saturdays, May - October, 7a.m. - noon
Where: Downtown Liberty Square
More information » 

Farmers Market


Clay County Bicentennial Celebration

When: Saturday, June 4 from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Where: Historic Downtown Liberty (on Main Street)

Celebrate Clay County’s 200th birthday with fun for the whole family. There will be an unveiling of the 1972 time capsule, live music, puppet shows, face painting and frozen treats to entertain all ages. This event is hosted by the Historic Downtown Liberty, Inc. and everyone is encouraged to wear red, white and blue.

For more information visit their website»

Bicentennial Celebration


Liberty Summer Band Concert Series

When: Tuesdays, June 7, 14 and 21
Where: Rooney Justice Center Plaza, 11 S Water St.

The Liberty Summer Band is an all-volunteer group of approximately 80 musicians who rehearse and perform on select evenings in June. The repertoire is a variety of fun and exciting music ranging from concert overtures and marches to show tunes and light classics.

For more information »

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Popcorn in the Park

When: June 10, fun and games start at 6 p.m., movie around 8:45 p.m.
Where: Bennett Park
Featured Movie: Sing 2

Bring your family and friends, along with your blankets and lawn chairs, and head out to one of Liberty's parks to enjoy a FREE movie on the big screen, under the stars. Liberty Parks & Rec will provide popcorn and water. Moviegoers are encouraged to make an evening of it and bring a picnic, lawn chairs and blankets. Please remember, alcohol is not allowed in Liberty’s parks.

For more information, visit the Liberty Parks & Rec website »

Popcorn in the Park Sing 2


Art on the Side

When: June 11 from 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Where: The Artisan Market, located at 118 North Main Street, Suite B and the First Presbyterian Church parking lot

Explore this art festival featuring the work of over 50 artists and artisan vendors. This is an outdoor event with music, food, an interactive art space and art demonstrations. Come participate in a new creative process and find something beautiful to take home with you. 

For more information visit their website»

Art on the Side


Moonlight Yoga

When: June 14 at 9:45 p.m. and June 21 at 5:45 a.m. (summer solstice sunrise yoga). There is typically one Moonlight Yoga event per month, May - September
WhereStocksdale Park, on the lawn near the horse shoe arena

Liberty Parks & Rec has partnered with Serenity on the Square to offer Moonlight Yoga at Stocksdale Park.  Moonlight Yoga is a monthly benefit for the off-leash dog park instructed and coordinated by Patti Stark, owner of Serenity on the Square. Bring your mat or blanket and meet in the grassy area near the trail by the horse shoe arena. 

For more information visit the Liberty’s Park and Rec website »

Moonight Yoga


Juneteenth Celebration

When: June 17 and 18 
Where: Various Locations

Join the Clay County African American Legacy (CCAAL) for its 22nd annual Juneteenth celebration with an expanded weekend of events. Friday kicks off with a parade, starting at 6 p.m., from Fairview Cemetery to Garrison Cultural Center—leading us to the dedication of the Sankofa Bird sculpture (illustration pictured here). 

Saturday begins with the dedication and unveiling of the Liberty African American Legacy Memorial at Fairview Cemetery at 9:00 a.m. The celebration continues in downtown Liberty at the Rooney Justice Center Plaza (11 S Water St) with BBQ, Blues, Jazz, and History. Enjoy an outdoor marketplace, food, entertainment, and live music by JJ and The Old School Band.

Juneteenth


Quilt Walk

When: Saturday, June 18 at 10 a.m.
Where: Historic Downtown Liberty

Join this event hosted by Quilting Is My Therapy by exploring participating downtown Liberty businesses to admire vintage quilts, multi-generational quilts and modern quilts. Each shop will provide a free quilt block pattern, designed by internationally known quilter, Angela Walters, and instructions to make a quilt of your own.

For more information visit their Facebook page»  

Quilt Walk


Make Music Day

When: Tuesday, June 21
Where: Venues, Parks and other public areas throughout Liberty - performances are typically concentrated in the downtown Liberty area.

Originating in France in 1982 as the Fête de la Musique, Make Music Day is now an international event. On June 21, Liberty and the Liberty Arts Commission will join more than 1,000 cities worldwide as we mark the beginning of summer with Make Music Liberty, a citywide festival of music. You can find musicians of all ages and all genres gathering to play and celebrate music at our local parks, businesses and other community gathering spaces.

To register as a performer or a host venue, or for more attendee information, visit their website»

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Summer is fast approaching, so mark your calendars; we look forward to spending the warmer days ahead celebrating!

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