The Orange Community Band will present a free independence weekend concert 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.,Saturday, July 3 at Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center in Orange. 

At 7:00 p.m., visitors will be allowed free entrance to attend the concert. Free watermelon will be served between 7:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., prior to the concert. Attendees are urged to bring their own folding chairs for the concert.

For more information, phone Michael Hoke at (409) 670-9113.

Located at 2111 West Park Avenue in Orange, Texas, Shangri La is open to the public Tuesday through Sunday. For more information call 409-670-9113 or visit