Friday, July 2, 2010

Evansville will host its annual Fourth of July celebration this weekend - details below

Evansville is all fired up about its annual Fourth of July Bash this weekend.

Here is a schedule of the events:

  • Saturday, July 3

All-Town Rummage Sale starts at 8 a.m. Pick up a listing at City Hall or check out the city’s website for a listing.

Faith Women Bake Sale/Lunch served at the Fire Hall from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Men’s Slow-Pitch Softball Tournament.

Portraits of Home II – a display of homeless veterans photographs at the Evansville Arts Coalition with the American Legion Auxiliary Post 188 serving coffee and cookies from 1 to 4 p.m.

Blue Dogs baseball game starting at 6 p.m. at the baseball field.

Legion Auxiliary Post 188 will be serving hotdogs, chips and ice cream at the Community Center at 6 p.m.

Legion Post 188 Bingo Blowout at the school west gym, starting at 7 p.m. Kids can play also if accompanied by an adult.

Firemen’s street dance – Nasty Habit will play from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. The cover charge is $8.

  • Sunday, July 4

Co-ed sand volleyball tournament starts at 9 a.m.

Community church service at 9:30 a.m. at the school west gym provided by Calvary Covenant Church.

Two-person bean bag tournament starts at 10 a.m.

Faith lunch starts at 11 a.m. and is sponsored by Faith Women.

Parade registration begins at the Faith Church parking lot starting at noon.

Kiddie parade line-up begins at 12:45 p.m. by Evansville Care Campus. The parade route goes from Evansville Care Campus to City Hall.

Evansville Lions Club Grand Parade starts at 1:30 p.m. with the grand marshals – Harlan and Marlys Englund.

Activities in the park will take place throughout the day, including various food vendors, dunk tank, petting zoo, pony rides, Giggles the Clown, face painting, Bounce House, money/candy/toys in straw, carnival games and egg toss.

Pork chop feed served from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Community Center.

Blue Dogs baseball game at 7:30 p.m. at the baseball field.

“Homegrown Music” starts at 8 p.m. in the west gym, presented by the Evansville Arts Coalition. Open mic music and the public is welcome to participate.

Button and Lions Club raffle drawing will take place at 8:45 p.m. in the west gym

Free watermelon feed starts at 9 p.m. at the Evansville Community Center.

Fireworks display will take place at dusk.

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