Get ready to celebrateLake Nebagamon Celebrate Independence Day with parades, fireworks and some old-fashioned fun in the village of Lake Nebagamon, then drop by two days later for more.
By: Superior Telegram, Superior Telegram
Celebrate Independence Day with parades, fireworks and some old-fashioned fun in the village of Lake Nebagamon, then drop by two days later for more.
Fourth of July events in the village include old-fashioned kids’ games beginning at 1 p.m. at the beachfront by the Lake Nebagamon Auditorium.
A parade will march through downtown beginning at 4 p.m. with a boat parade scheduled to float from Honeymoon Point to the public beach at 7 p.m. Fireworks will be shot off at dusk from the beachfront.
The fun continues Saturday with softball, music and races. The Dragin’ Tail Walk/Run begins at 9 a.m. at the Lake Nebagamon Auditorium, with registration at 7:30 a.m. For information or to register ahead of time, email Swan Dawson at email@example.com. All proceeds from the event go to the Lake Nebagamon Volunteer Fire Department. The entry fee is $20 before July 1 and $25 from July 2 to race day.
A Lion’s Softball Tournament begins at 8 a.m. Saturday in Lake Nebagamon. Visitors can pick up summer reading material for the kids during the BOGO Scholastic Book Fair, which runs 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the auditorium. The day’s activities will end with a downtown street dance 8 p.m. to midnight, featuring music by Russ Darwin’s Band.
A Pancake Brunch takes place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at Trinity Lutheran Church, 11416 E. First St. N. Cost is $5 for adults, $2.50 for children ages 6-12 and children ages 5 and under eat for free.
The annual 4th of July parade starts at 11 a.m. following North 28th Street from Catlin to Hammond avenues then heads south on Hammond Avenue, ending at Superior Middle School.
The Superior Singers perform “Let the Good Times Roll!” at 1 p.m. at Heritage Park followed by Superior Youth Organization Baseball at 1:30 p.m. in Hayes Court Complex.
The 15th annual Independence Day Car Show runs in East End this year and the BUGS Band performs 3-7 p.m. next to the hardware store.
Fireworks begin at dusk at the Head of the Lakes fairgrounds.
Santa is coming to Solon Springs for the Fourth of July. The “Christmas in July” parade kicks off at 1 p.m. Thursday in downtown Solon Springs.
“Santa and his elves will be there at the end of the parade,” said Arleen Schindler, one of the organizers of Family Fun Days in Solon Springs. “Maybe we’ll have to import some snow.”
A free safari trailer for kids will be set up from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday and kids can hold live snakes and dragons at the snake pit, which runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the village hall. Free pontoon rides will be offered on Lake St. Croix beginning at 2, 3 and 4 p.m. from the Main Street dock near the St. Croix Hotel. Fireworks will be shot off at dusk over the lake.
Family Fun Days continue Friday with village-wide garage sales. Maps of Solon Springs sales will be available at the bank and Ole’s Country Store.
A car show will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday behind Dollar General on Highway 53. The safari trailer will be back for the event, and a farmers’ market will be held at the same time.
Gordon Good Neighbor Days kick off Friday with the sixth annual Thrift Sales & Flea Market from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in downtown Gordon. Live music will be held downtown from 8 p.m. to midnight.
Saturday starts with a pancake breakfast from 7-11 a.m. at the Presbyterian Church and a 5K race/walk at Mooney Ball Park, with registration beginning at 7 a.m. and the race starting at 8:30 p.m.
Peek into the Gordon Area Food Shelf during an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and enjoy an ice cream social from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. downtown. A parade will take place at 2 p.m. followed by duck races. The evening ends with kids races and games at Mooney Ball Field at 7 p.m. followed by live music and fireworks.
Teams will compete in mud volleyball beginning at 11:30 a.m. Sunday to cap off Good Neighbor Days.
On Saturday, a parade starts at Tri Lakes Road and continues around Dowling Lake at noon. The parade will be followed by kids’ games at the Tri Lakes Civic Club and fireworks on Lake Amnicon at dusk.