Alamo's special Independence Day weekend celebration starts today

by Kevin Femmel Alamo Trust, Inc.

SAN ANTONIO – Celebrate the fourth of July at the Alamo with a weekend full of special living history programming and live music.

Starting today and through Sunday, July 4, the Alamo's Living Historians will perform immersive demonstrations on 1800s weapons, artillery, medicine, cooking, and games. Programming will also feature a large Declaration of Independence coloring station for children, a special musket firing demonstration in Alamo Plaza, and firing drills are appropriate for children.

The festivities will kick off with an inspiring musical performance by Fort Sam's 323d Army Band at 10 a.m. today.