(Published July 2, 2007, 11:18 a.m.)
The town of Delavan Independence Day Celebration will be on Saturday, June 30 at the Town of Delavan Community Park. The day will include a water-ski show at 1 p.m., Neutral Zone playing music at 7 p.m., bingo, free kids games and fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
The city of Delavan will host "Let Freedom Ring" activities on Wednesday, July 4. The day will begin with a pancake breakfast and open house at the fire station, 230 S. Seventh St., from 7:30-11:30 a.m. The 5K run and Carp-O-Rama will both begin at 8 a.m. A canoe regatta will be held on Lake Comus from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. At noon the American Legion baseball game will start. There will be a rock-climbing wall and bungee jump from noon-6 p.m. The Flying Dragons will present a demonstration at 1 p.m. The kids parade will begin at the post at 3 p.m. followed by a parade from Seventh Street to Veteran's Memorial Park. From 4-7 p.m. there will be kid and adult games includes activities, clowns and a dunk tank. At 4 p.m. there will be a pig roast and Black Hawk baseball game. The pitch, hit and run will begin at 5 p.m. at Fleming Field. From 5-7 p.m. music by Scott Thomas Entertainment, followed by the Stateline Playboys from 7-9 p.m. Fireworks will begin at 9:30 p.m., followed by the Stateline Playboys from 10-11 p.m.
For more information, call the City of Delavan Park and Recreation Department at 728-5585 ext. 132.
East Troy Lions Club Fourth of July Celebration,Thursday, June 28-Sunday, July 1 at the East Troy Amusement Park on Graydon Avenue.
On Sunday the parade will begin at 1 p.m (streets close at noon). Live music by Potters Maurauders from 3-9 p.m.
For more information, call the East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce at 642-3770 or visit www.easttroywi.org.
Fireworks at dusk on Wednesday, July 4.
Everyone is invited to enjoy a complimentary slice from the largest cake in Fontana from 5-9 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4 before the fireworks. There will also be live music by 3 D and lawn games.
In the spirit of celebrating our freedom, The Abbey Resort has adopted a United States Army Platoon stationed overseas. People are asked to bring fun items such as Frisbees, footballs, decks of cards, etc. to send to deployed troops to let them know we thank them for our freedom. Donations will be taken all week long.
There will be a beer and brat festival complete with live music by Mr. Myers on Friday, July 6 and 3 D on Saturday, July 7. Both shows will take place in the Waterfront Grill from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. There will be beer and brats with an outdoor barbecue on Saturday, July 7 from 1-7 p.m. on the Waterfront patio and lawn featuring five-beer flights and a free 30-minute grilling demonstration at 5 p.m. A farmers market will be held Sunday, July 8 from 8 a.m.-noon.
For more information, call (800) 772-1000 or visit www.theabbeyresort.com.
Sharon's Fourth of July celebration, "American Spirit," will kick off on Tuesday, July 3 at Goodland Park from 6-11 p.m. with carnival rides and games, karaoke DJ and a beer garden.
On Wednesday, July 4 judging for the parade will begin at 10 a.m. and the parade at 11 a.m. Goodland Park will host carnival rides and games, fire and rescue water competitions, vendors, bingo, raffles, DJ, food, beer garden, music by Sam Backer and the Madison Brass patriotic concert from 6-9 p.m. Fireworks at dusk.
On Saturday the festival opens at noon with rides, food, a petting zoo from 1-4 p.m., the Minneiska water-ski show at 1 p.m., live music by Piper Road Spring Band from 2-5 p.m. and The Blue Olives from 7:30 p.m.-midnight. Fireworks at 10 p.m.
On Sunday beginning at noon will open with carnival rides, food and a water-ski show at 1 p.m. Live music from 2-4 p.m. by Penny Mae Dixon Band, from 4-4:30 by Calgary Stetson Show Band and from 4:30-8 p.m by the David Marshall Band.
On Monday, July 2 the festival opens at 5 p.m. with carnival rides and Whitewater Homecoming activities.
On Tuesday, July 3 the festival will include carnival rides and Whitewater Homecoming activities. Live music from 5-8 p.m. by Complize and 8 p.m.-midnight with Wade Root Flashback. Fireworks at 10 p.m.
On Wednesday, July 4, the 23rd annual car show will take place from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. At 10 a.m. will be the parade, followed by a water-ski show at 1 p.m. Live music by Steve Meisner from 2-5:30 p.m., Karen Johnson from 6-8 p.m. and The Britins (Beatles Tribute) from 8 p.m.-midnight. Fireworks at 10 p.m.
Libertyfest 2007 will be held in Twin Lakes Friday, June 29-Sunday, July 1 at Lance Park. This fun-filled family weekend will include a parade on Saturdy at 11 a.m., children's fun zone, bingo from 5-9 p.m. each day, live bands each night and local talent on stage. There will also be cardboard boat races, karate demonstrations, a water-ski show by the Aquanuts on Saturday and Sunday, fireworks on Saturday and Sunday at dusk, raffles and vendors.
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