Fourth of July events

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- Here is a list of some of the events planned for the area on July 4:

Eau Claire:

July 4th Celebration

10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Paul Bunyan Camp Open (Carson Park)
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. An Old-Fashioned Family fourth of July (Chippewa Valley Museum)
11:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Fairfax Pool public swim (Fairfax Park)
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Train Rides (Carson Park Depot)
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. WAXX Boom Box, Rock 'N Roll to Go & Festival Foods Cart (Pine Pavilion Event Area-Carson Park)
6:05 p.m. - Eau Claire Express vs. Mankato Moondogs (Carson Baseball Stadium)
6:05 p.m. - Eau Claire Crush vs Chippewa Valley Predators (Carson Park Football Stadium)
10:05 p.m. - Festival Foods "FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA" -- You can see the fireworks live on WEAU 13 News at 10

FIREWORKS VIEWING AREAS
Carson Park
Phoenix Park
Half Moon Lake
Lakeview Cemetery

OTHER ACTIVITIES
Fairfax Maxx
Medical Station
City Vehicle Display
Parks & Recreation Games/Booth

FESTIVAL EVENTS
Food
Four Inflatables
Fun Zone!
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Altoona:

Altoona Big Bang Fourth of July Celebration
At Cinder City Park, Altoona

Activities start at 4 p.m. and include:
Helicopter Rides
Hot Dog Eating Contest
Cribbage Tournament
Military Tribute
Kids’ Zone, Car Show
Live Music
Food and drinks

Fireworks at 10 p.m. (Sponsored by Woodman’s Food Markets)
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Chippewa Falls:

Fireworks at the Mallard
Off State Hwy. 178 at 11939 170th Street
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Menomonie:

Freedom Fest 2014 at Lower Wakanda Park

Starts at Noon
Admission: $2

Noon: Bingo
3 p.m.: Watermelon Eating Contest
4 p.m.: Swiss Miss Pudding Eating Contest
10 p.m.: Fireworks

Music throughout the day, food, family activities

Also at the park:

8 a.m.: Mayo Clinic Health System Firecracker Run
10:30 a.m.: Menomonie Blue Caps vs. Milwaukee Cream Citys Vintage Baseball Game
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Rock Falls:

July 4th at Offutt Park

Parade July 4 at 3 p.m.
Grilled chicken dinner
Official US Flag retirement
Fireworks at dark (10 p.m.)
Concession stands
Playground equipment
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Town of Lafayette:

Parade at 10:30 a.m. at the beginning of 188th Street
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Thorp:

Thorp Area Chamber of Commerce's Fireworks Extravaganza and Music in the Park at Northside Park 6 p.m.- 11 p.m.
Music begins at 7:00 p.m.
Fireworks at dusk (Rain date for fireworks is July 5).
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Greenwood:

George Scherer Athletic Park
Fireworks at dusk
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Loyal:

Westside Park
Softball Tourney and Fireworks at dusk
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Marshfield:

Marshfield Fairgrounds Park
The fireworks are scheduled to begin at 10:05 p.m.
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Neillsville:

The Highground Veterans Memorial Park Ceremony at 10 a.m.
American Legion Post 73, Activities throughout the day
Clark County Fairgrounds, Fireworks at dusk
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Shell Lake:

Street dance, 5th Street downtown (July 3)
Fireworks display at dark, Shell Lake Beach (July 3)
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Phillips:

Parade at 2 p.m. south end of the downtown business district
Fireworks at dusk at Lake Duroy
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Town of Rome:

Lake Sherwood Two-day 4th of July Celebration
Shermalot Ski team performance at 6:30 p.m. (July 3 and July 4), fireworks and more.
10 a.m. to midnight
Lake Sherwood Lodge
1146 W Queens Way
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Wisconsin Rapids:

Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. along Wis. River bank in downtown
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Park Falls:

Fireworks at Athletic Field at dusk
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Ogema:

Fireworks at dusk over Ogema Mill Pond
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Adams:

A-F VFW Annual 4th of July Parade & Chic Nic
Main Street Adams-Friendship. Chic-Nic immediately following parade at VFW Park on Linden Street in Adams.
Starts at 10 a.m.
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Friendship:

Patriotic Days - Castle Rock Fireworks
Fireworks start at dusk (July 5)
Castle Rock County Park
2397 County Rd Z
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Cornell:

Fireworks at dusk at Mill Yard Park (July 3)


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