Shelbyville Daily Union

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July 1, 2014

Fourth of July at Lake Shelbyville

Fourth of July celebrations offer family fun, music, food, and, of course, fireworks.

Shelbyville's celebration will be held July 3-4 with activities in Forest Park, including a carnival both days. The carnival opens at 5 p.m. Thursday and 2 p.m. Friday. Armbands are $20 and will allow all rides. Individual tickets are $2 each or 10 for $17.

Lilly's Concessions will be open at 10 a.m. Friday near the Aquatic Center parking lot.

Wes Wheeler Battle Creek Band will be playing next to the Scout Cabin from 6 p.m. until time for fireworks at dusk.

At Lake Shelbyville, the Corps of Engineers offers plenty of activities over the weekend at many of the recreational areas.

Friday, July 4:

- At Lithia Springs there will be a variety of beach games beginning at 3 p.m.

- A bicycle rodeo will be held at Coon Creek's main shower lot at 5 p.m.

Saturday, July 5:

- A tour of the dam will be offered at 3 p.m. Tour will begin at the Visitor Center.

- The Dog Days of Summer Dog Show will be held at the amphitheater at Coon Creek, Registration will be a 6 p.m. and the show will begin at 6:30 p.m.

- A Glow in the Dark Scavenger Hunt will held starting at the Opossum Creek shower building at 8:45 p.m.

- Lone Point Amphitheater will offer the movie Madagascar at 8:30 p.m.

Sunday, July 6

- A bicycle rodeo will be held at Bo Wood Amphitheater beginning at 11 a.m.

- A tour of the dam will be offered at 3 p.m. Tour will begin at the Visitor Center.

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