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Story published: 06-19-2013 • Print ArticleE-mail Story to a Friend

Independence Day celebration to take place June 29 this year

The Chamber of Commerce will be holding this yearís Independence Day Celebration on Saturday, June 29th, rather than on the fourth of July as usual. Following is the schedule for the day. With the exception of the parade, all events will be held at Ralph Stout Park. The parade will be on the usual route that ends on Main Street.

10:00 Horseshoe Tourney

11:00 Announcements

11:15-11:45 Mtn. City Crossroads Traditional Music

11:45-12:15 Christyís Dancers

12:15-1:00 Ten Gallon Drought

1:00-1:30 Masterís Touch Gospel

1:30-2:00 Colton Fenner

1:00-2:00 Three legged race

Egg and spoon race

2:00-3:00 All In Rock n Roll

2:00- 3:00 Tug of War

Iron Skillet throw

3:00-4:00 Laurel Creek Trail Bluegrass

4:00-5:30 Parade 6:00 Itís a Grand Old Flag, Young Artists Chorale Group

Betsy Ross Tableau

6:15 Star Spangled Banner, Lindsey Debord, Raising 1776 Flag by the Honor Guard

6:30 Remarks from Elected Officials

7:00 Limbo Contest

7:30 Duck Dynasty Look Alike Contest

8 pm Persons, Animals and Things Rock and Country

9:30 or 10 pm Fireworks

All day activities include water slide, obstacle course, train rides, vendors , food etc. with free admission.

Walkers, riders, floats, horses, etc. are still being sought for the parade. Call 727-5800 or 727-8460 for more information or to enter a unit in the parade. Parade lineup is at 4 p.m. at Mountain City Elementary.

Contestants for the Duck Dynasty look-alike contest are still needed. To enter, simply show up at the stage at 5 pm. to register. You may call 727-8460 for more information about this event.