Posted by on Jun 12, 2017

Looking for a great family-friendly event to kick off your Independence Day celebrations? Join us Monday, July 3rd, for a “Salute to Freedom” at the Heartland Community, between Newark and Bethel, Missouri.

There will be live music (featuring The Homestead Pickers from Branson’s Silver Dollar City, free BBQ, and a great fireworks show. Admission is free, and willtake place under the tent at 101 Nations Boulevard, Bethel MO 63434.

Watch for details, or click here to follow our event page on Facebook.

**  NOTE: Due to bridge work starting May 9, 2017 (and lasting up to 6 months) on Hwy. 156 just east of Newark, this route will have a detour. We recommend consulting the MoDOT Travel map for details. 

  • For gravel detour: (From Ewing on Highway 6) – Turn south onto Highway 156 until Route D. Turn left (south) on 273; turn right on 242 which will bring you back to Highway 156. Turn left (west) onto 156 until Newark, turn left (south) on Heartland Drive (Hwy E). Stay on Heartland Drive (Hwy E) for about 4 miles and turn right (west) on the road leading to a water tower with Heartland written on it and a cross on top of it.
  • Paved roads only detour: (From Ewing) continue on Highway 6 to Knox City. Turn left (south) onto Route E to Highway 156. Turn left (east) to Newark, then turn right (south) on Heartland Drive (Hwy E). Stay on Heartland Drive (Hwy E) for about 4 miles and turn right (west) on the road leading to a water tower with Heartland written on it and a cross on top of it.

Salute to Freedom from hlandtv on Vimeo.