Shelbyville Daily Union

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June 28, 2013

Area 4th of July activities


July 3-4 Carnival in Forest Park

July 4 in Forest Park 6-9 p.m.

Lilly Concessions

Wes Wheeler & Battle Creek Band

Fireworks at dusk. Can be seen from Lake Shelbyville Dam West Recreation Area


July 2-6 Carnival at Wyman Park 6-10 p.m. 1 p.m. To midnight July 4

July 4 12 p.m. Parade

2 p.m. Turtle races

3 p.m. Watermelon eating contest, sack races

9:30 p.m. Fireworks


Free carnival rides all three days

Free entertainment

July 2 6 p.m. Church service

TBA - Boy Scout Flag Ceremony, Queen crowning

July 3 TBA – Crazyhorse Band

July 4 10 a.m. Parade

Dusk Fireworks

Bands to be announced


June 30 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Pork Chop dinner at Community Building

4-8 p.m. Food Stand

3 p.m. Parade downtown

At Park

4 p.m. Geo Scavenger Hunt registration. Teams of 4 $30 day of event; $25 pre-registration. Hunt begins at 5 p.m. Prizes awarded.

5 p.m. Corn Hole tournament

6 p.m. Karate demonstration

7 p.m. Dance Etc. performance

7:40 p.m. Not-So-Beauty Pageant

8 p.m. Little Mr & Miss Stewardson

Fireworks at Dusk. Bring lawn chairs

Oconee at Legion Hall and Lions Park

July 6 4 p.m. Garden tractor pull

5 p.m. Ribeyes, cheeseburgers, hot dogs, pie & ice cream, at tent near Legion Hall

5:45 p.m. Bicycle decoration judging

6 p.m. Parade

6 p.m. Waterball by Oconee Fire Dept.

Fireworks at dusk

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