Patriotism at The Post part of 6th Cavalry centennial celebration

The horn section of Tabernacle Big Band, which will entertain at Patriotism at The Post. / 6th Cavalry Museum Contributed Photo

Celebrating the birth of the United States takes center stage at the 13th annual Patriotism at The Post on Wednesday, July 3, beginning at 7:30 p.m. This Independence Day celebration in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, takes place on historic Barnhardt Circle.

Boy Scout Troop 316 from Flintstone, Georgia, will present the colors to open the event. Festivities will include Tabernacle Big Band's patriotic concert and sing-along, a chalk art festival, food, children's activities, arts and crafts vendors and the naming of the Most Patriotic Boy and Girl. Children ages 10 and younger can compete for Most Patriotic by dressing in their best red, white and blue.

Concessions will include barbecue, hot dogs, drinks, Repici Ice, cotton candy, kettle corn and pork rinds.