Celebrate the USA!

Following is a list of Fourth of July events in The Eagle's circulation area. All events take place Saturday, July 4, unless otherwise noted. Towns not listed do not hold July 4 events.


•July 3: Independence Day Celebration With Live Music and Street Dance. First annual street dance will be in back of Central Park with Fourth of July music by D.J. Derrick Cram. There will be food vendors starting at 5 p.m. Location: Central Park, U.S. Route 7 and Vermont Route 73 and Route 73 E. Time: 6-10 p.m. Information: 247-3275.

•July 4: Brandon Independence Day Celebration with Parade and Fireworks. The celebration includes music, activities, parade, and fireworks at dusk. Held in downtown Brandon with fireworks at Park Village. Activities start at 10 a.m. Parade starts at 1 p.m. Fireworks at dusk. For details call 247-6401 or visit www.brandon.org.


•July 3: 6 p.m.-dusk, fireworks held at the Bristol Recreation Field near MAUHS. Event includes games, vendors, music, crafts., and an auto raffle.

•July 4: 7:30 a.m., Bristol Road Race, for details call 453-3856; 8 a.m. Bristol July 4 Parade line up, starts at 10:30 a.m. downtown, for details call 453-2278. This year's parade theme is "400 years of Champlain"; Outhouse Race starts at 9 a.m., for details call 453-3751.

After the parade: town green activities include live music, food, and crafts, for details or to reserve a display table call 453-4877. The public is invited to American Legion Post 19's Open House event, July 3-5, for details call 453-2951.


•July 3: See the City of Burlington's "Independence Day Celebration"full-color special insert in the June 27 issue of The Eagle. If you lost or already recycled your free copy, you can request another one by calling 388-6397.


•July 11: Charlotte Town Party held on the town green. Events run 11 a.m.-2 p.m. including a book sale, parade, vendors, food at the fire station, senior center art show, and fun children's activities at the historic Quinlan School House on the green.

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