183rd Celebration of the U.S. at Pekin Ind

183rd Celebration of the U.S. at Pekin Ind

For 183 years, the town of New Pekin, Indiana has celebrated the Fourth of July.

Here is a schedule of events for the week:

Wednesday, July 3rd

4:00 p.m. til 10:00 p.m.Derby City Amusements, Rides, & Food, Bunji Jump

4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.Borden Lions Club Fish Fry

4:00 p.m. til 9:00 p.m Flea Market/ Artisian Market

6:30 p.m. til 10:00 p.m. Music by ‘Linda Smith Band’

10:00 p.m. Fireworks by ZAMBELLI at the Park

 

Thursday, July 4th

10:00 a.m. til 10:00 p.m. Food available at the Park.

10:00 a.m. PARADE – Sandi Ison, Family, & Friends Coordinator

Grand Marshal – Frank Anderson

10:00 a.m. til Close. Artisian Market & Flea Market

10:00 a.m. til 10:00 p.m. Derby City Amusements, Rides and Games, Bungi Jump

11:00 a.m. til 3:00 p.m. – Borden Lions Club Fish Fry

 

Park Stage Events for July 4

 

12:30 p.m. Presentation of “Colors” – Pekin American Legion Post 203

Invocation by Brent Donahue – Martinsburg Church of Christ

Star Spangled Banner by Chelsey Brewer

Pledge of Allegiance by Larry Elliott as Abraham Lincoln & Special Presentation

Reading of the Declaration of Independence

by Zach Jacobs, Eastern High School Valedictorian

Back Home Again in Indiana by Chelsey Brewer

Welcome by Anita Temple, Pekin Community Betterment Committee

1:00 p.m. Antique Cars at the Park

1:00 p.m. Antique Tractors at the Park

1:00 p.m. Horseshoe Pitching Contest at the Park

1:00 p.m. Prince/Princess Contest – Shari Dalton – Coordinator

1:45 p.m. Dollars for Scholars of Eastern High School, Ray Ramsey & Joy Gore

2:30 p.m.Queen Contest – Pekin 4th of July Queen – Darlene Hall – Coordinator

3:30 p.m. Queen for 2013 Announcement

4:00p.m.Gill’s Grove Presentation – Alan Bishop

4:15 p.m.New World Record Event on stage by Spoon Man & Family & Grease Gravy

Sound by David Carty Productions

5:30 p.m. Special Thanks by Anita Temple, President, PCBO

5:30 p.m. open sign-up for WSLM’s Texaco Country Showdown

6:00 p.m.WLSM 1220 AM – Texas Country Showdown – Regional Competition – On Stage – For more information call 812.620.7271

 

Friday, July 5

 

4:00 p.m. til 10:00 p.m.Derby City Amusements, Rides, & Food, Bunji Jump

4:00 p.m. til 9:00 p.m.Flea Market/ Artisan Market

5:30 p.m. open sign-up for PEKIN IDOL

6:30 P.M.PEKIN IDOL CONTEST Casey Hollow Band will play after the Idol Contest

 

Saturday, July 6th

7-8:00 a.m. Registration – 8:00a.m. Start 5K RUN/WALK Event at Pekin Park

9:00 a.m.3 on 3 Hoopfest! Pekin Park Basketball Court

9:00 a.m. Artisan Market & Flea Market Open all Day

10:00 a.m. til 10:00 p.m. – Derby City Amusements, Rides & Food, Bunji Jump

1:00 p.m. til 4:00 p.m. Praise Day with Bands at the Park Stage

Mt. Tabor Christian Church, ‘Well of Grace’

Corydon’s Pfrimmer’s Chapel Group, Returning from last year – Marilyn Rogers and band

Come & Enjoy Local Praise Bands

3:00 p.m. Message by John Roberts

Sound by David Carty Productions

6:30 P.M. LICK CREEK BAND

9:30 P.M. EVENT ENDS FOR 2013