JULY 4 EVENTS

 

 

10:00 a.m.– Annual 4th of July Parade–The parade will begin on Hwy 257 at Otwell Elementary and move throughout the town. There are a great deal of entries each year…and lots of good candy! Come on out and bring your lawn chairs. Parade will be led by our Grand Marshal, Doug Walters.

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11:00 a.m.–BARBEQUE RIB AND CHICKEN DINNERS–EAT IN THE DINING ROOM OR CARRY-OUT. PRICES OF THE MEALS:  $12 FOR EITHER BBQ RIBS OR 1/2 BBQ CHICKEN. THE MEAL WILL ALSO INCLUDE POTATO SALAD, SLAW, AND BAKED BEANS ($9 FOR 1/4 BBQ CHICKEN DINNER). CARRY-OUTS ARE AVAILABLE. DINNERS ARE AVAILABLE AT LUNCH TIME ONLY. IF YOU PREFER ONLY MEAT, YOU CAN GET 1/2 BBQ CHICKEN; $12 1/2 SLAB RIBS; $20 WHOLE SLAB RIBS

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11:00 a.m.–Midway, rides and  grounds open. Food stands are open.

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1:00 p.m.–Firecracker baby contest–Multiple contest for the little ones, ages newborn to 5 years. In the air-conditioned community center gymnasium. $2 gate fee. Under 6 free admission. Entry fee for first category $5; $1 for extra categories.

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1:00 p.m.–Garden Tractor Pull (tractor pull arena area)– Come watch the “small but mighty” tractors pull at this entertaining event. Free admission.

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2:00 p.m.–Children’s Pedal Pull (outside on the grounds near the raffle stand). Little ones compete on pedal tractors for bragging rights and hardware. Located near the Raffle Booth. No entry fee.

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2:30-5:00 p.m.–Music with Larry Russell–Come out to the air-conditioned community center gymnasium and hear local talent Larry Russell sing a collection of old (and some new!) country favorites. Free admission.

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6:30 p.m.–Local Truck and Tractor Pull–(gates open at 4:30 p.m.) Arena area. $10 adults/$5 ages 6-12/ under 6 free. 

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9:00 p.m.–Raffle Winners announced–good luck! Need not be present to win.

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Dark–TIME FOR THE BIG FINALE!! FIREWORKS!! The tractor/truck pull will not run during the fireworks; rides will not run during this time.

 

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