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Fourth of July Celebration
Schedule of Events 2001

FRIDAY, June 29

Carnival

Tent Opens 6:00 p.m.

Hayrack Ride 6:00 p.m.

Band in Tent - "Shot Gun Charlie" 9:00 p.m. 1 a.m.

SATURDAY, June 30

3 on 3 Basketball Tournament (4th Street Park) 8:00 a.m.

Carnival

Bingo (Beer Tent) 1:00 p.m. 3 p.m.

Upper Limits Rock Climbing 3:00 p.m. 9 p.m.

Dunk Tank 3:00 p.m. 8:30 p.m.

Ambulance Association Pork Chop 3:00 p.m. 8 p.m.

Tent Opens 4:00 p.m. 2 a.m.

Car Show (Hot Wheel Racing)(DJ - Mike Burke 93.3 Oldies) 4:00 p.m. 9 p.m.

(Rain Date Sunday, July 1)

Rollo the Clown 6:00 p.m. 8 p.m.

Fishing Game 6:00 p.m.

Pie Eating Contest (Kids/Adults) 6:30/7:00 p.m.

Band in Tent - "Twin City Groove" 9:00 p.m. 1 a.m.

SUNDAY, July 1

Carnival

Tent Opens 12:00 p.m. 6 p.m.

Bocci Ball -sign up 1:00 p.m., start 1:30 p.m.

Ambulance Association Pork Chop 1:30 p.m. 5 p.m.

MONDAY, July 2

Carnival

Bike Decorating for Kiddie Parade (Hands, Tans & More bldg) 5:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m.

Teen Dance in Tent - "DJ Justin Orbutt" (FREE ADMISSION) 7:00 p.m. 10 p.m.

TUESDAY, July 3

Carnival

Tent Opens 6:00 p.m. 2 a.m.

Band in Tent "Sister Groove" 9:00 p.m. 1 a.m.

WEDNESDAY, July 4

Carnival

Kiddie Parade (starts at corner of 4th & Chestnut)(Judging 9:15) 9:45 a.m.

Parade Theme "Simpler Times" 10:00 a.m.

Sidewalk Chalk Art 11:00 a.m.

Chicken Fry (The Woodford, formerly VFW) 11:00 a.m.

Kids Games 1:00 p.m.

Water Balloons, Shoe Run, Tug A War, 3-Legged Race,

Baseball Bat Twirl, Obstacle Course, Sheet Art

Watermelon Eating Contest 2:00 p.m.

Ambulance Association Pork Chop 2:00 p.m. 8 p.m.

Cake Walk 6:00 p.m. 7 p.m.

Tent Opens 6:00 p.m. 9 p.m.

"Smoke River Band" at Veterans Park 6:00 p.m. 9 p.m.

Intermission - Parade Winners/Ambulance Association Drawing

(In Case of Rain Band in Tent)

Fireworks 9:00 p.m.

  • All activities at Veterans Park unless otherwise specified.
  • RAIN DATE for Fireworks - Saturday, July 7th at dusk
  • SUBJECT TO CHANGE

3 on 3 Basketball

There will be a 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament at the Westside City Park on Saturday June30 starting at 8:00 a.m. The deadline for entry is June 9th. Registration fee is $40. There will be both a Men's and Women's Divisions. Trophies will be awarded to 1st Place in each Division.

You can download the rules and the application form by clicking on the links below.

3 on 3 rules
Application form

Questions: Call Jason Buchanan (309)432-3271 or Email jbuchanan@maxiis.com

More events are to be added as they become available.

11th Annual Stars & Stripes Cruise-in

Saturday - June 30, 2001

4:00 - 9:00 (Rain date July 1)

On the football field, under the lights


  • MOTORCYCLES
  • TRUCKS
  • STREET RODS
  • TRUCKS
  • LEADSLEDS
  • ANTIQUES

HOT WHEELS' RACING FOR THE YOUNG & OLD
Free dash plaques to the first 150 entries

Trophies to top 25
MUSIC BY D.J. MIKE BURKE
BIG OLDIES 93.3 4 - P.M.
LIVE BAND IN BEER TENT
9 P.M. - 2 A.M.
For more information call Jack @ (309) 432-2275