Celebrate our nation’s independence with an array of “Old School” celebrations…

In collaboration with Centrum’s Festival of American Fiddle Tunes, Thunderbull Productions, and the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce, locals and visitors will enjoy a memorable weekend of excellent music, delicious food and “Old School” traditions. Saturday, July 4th, 2015, carries the weekend’s momentum to a climax beginning at 4pm with field games, piñatas, free root beer floats for the first 1000 people and a car show. At 5pm, the Tug-of-War qualifiers begin using Olympic Rules and hosted by international Tug of War champion Richard Walcome. The finals are at 8pm with a $1000 cash prize! Watch or participate in the pie-eating contest, enjoy live music and much, much more, all culminating in an epic display of fireworks.

2015 – 4th of July Event Schedule
4:00 PM – Field games, Food venders, BYO Games, Picnic blanket, chairs, etc… Good times!!!!!
4:30 – Crow Quil Night Owls
5:00 – Tug of War – Qualifying Rounds!!!!
5:30 – The Hep Replacements
6:30 – Flock of Pinatas
7:00 – Kevin Mason & the Yacht Club
7:00 – Free Root Beer Floats – Sponsored by Kiwanis Club
8:00 – Tug of War Final Match + Pie Eating Contest
8:30 – Tuba Skinny

Rakers Club Car Show displaying amazing “old school” cars from throughout Jefferson County.

Pie Eating Contest featuring delicious Apple Pies made by artisan baker Meredith Hotchkiss! Sign up starts at 4PM on July 4th. 1st 12 people to sign up will compete.

$20 to sign up – Prizes TBA

Flock of Bird Shaped Pinatas filled to the brim with Elevated Ice Cream Candy & dental hygiene products donated by Dentist David Chuljian

FREE Root Beer Floats for the 1st 1000 people. Served up with our delicious home-town Elevated Ice Cream.
Olympic Rules – Tug of War hosted by international Tug of War champion Richard Walcome.
$1000 Grand Prize
1500 lbs per team
60′ rope
Single elimination
No sitting town
15 minute time limit on matches
Sign up deadline and weigh in on July 2nd – 6PM at Pope Marine Park

Contact: danielmilholland@gmail.com

Photo by Steve Mullensky.