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July 3, 2013

Local July 4 events

Several local communities will be celebrating the Fourth of July holiday. See the schedule of events for each community below.


Thursday, July 4

6:45 a.m. – Flag raising

7 a.m. – “By the Dawns Early Light” first annual 5K run/walk.

10 a.m. – 5K winner announced

10:30 a.m. – Kids Cutie Contest

12 p.m. – Pie contest. Pies should be at the Community Center by 11:30 a.m.

1 p.m. – Cake Walk at the Community Center

6:45 p.m. – Citizen of the Year announced

7 p.m. – Elvis

Dusk – Fireworks

All day there will be an open mic on the stage, a flea market, motorcycle show, tractor show, car show and gas engine show


Thursday, July 4

2 p.m. – Parade

3 p.m. – Kids games

7:45 p.m. Entertainment

10 p.m. – Fireworks

All events will take place in the Unionville, Mo. City Park


Saturday, July 6

7-10 a.m. – Breakfast at the Community Center

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Vendor show at the Community Center

9-11 a.m. – Photographer available for Fourth of July set; 5x7, four wallets $10 and Car/Motorcycle show. 5x7 $8, 8x10 $13

10 a.m. – Car Show registration 50/50 Raffle all day. Drawing during Car Show awards

10 a.m. – Cutie Contest on the Main Stage

11 a.m. – Kids games at the south end of the park

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Lunch at the Mason’s building. Drawing for $500 of free groceries at 3 p.m.

11:30 a.m. – Queen contestant introductions at the Main Stage

1 p.m. – Parade on Main Street. Winners announced on stage shortly after parade

1:15 p.m. – Poker Run

2 p.m. – Goat races on Main Street

3 p.m. – Queen Contestant – formal dress

4 p.m. – Queen Crowning

4:30 p.m. – Car Show awards and 50/50 drawing

5 p.m. – Entertainment on the Main Stage – Talent Show

5:30–7:30 p.m. – Supper at the Community Center

Evening – Street Dance

Dusk – Fireworks on Main Street

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