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Evansville celebrates Fourth of July; other activities, fireworks liven up the weekend

It is the community's annual "Red, White and Boom Days," which continues through Sunday night, July 3.

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Jeff Wencl leads a group of Evansville American Legion Post 188 members in an Army truck driven by Brent Johnson.
Al Edenloff / Alexandria Echo Press
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EVANSVILLE — Fourth of July fun is booming in Evansville this weekend, July 1-3.

It is the community's annual "Red, White and Boom Days."

The festivities on Sunday included the Lions Club Grand Parade, following by children's games and activities in the park.

Evansville will celebrate all weekend long with its annual Red, White and Boom event.

Other remaining Evansville activities for Sunday, July 3 include:

3:30 p.m. – Park events (near the school parking lot): bounce houses, water slide (bring your own towels), axe throwing, turtle races, Erickson Petting Zoo, carnival games by Brandon/Evansville BPA, Registration booth for free kids bikes sponsored by Evansville Sports to be given away at 5 p.m.

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5-7 p.m. – Music by Schjei Country in the gym during the Pork Chop Feed.

5-7 p.m. – Pork Chop Feed with the Douglas County Pork Producers, sponsored by the Evansville Community Club.

7 p.m. – Ashby versus Little Falls baseball game at the varsity baseball field.

8:30 p.m. – Free watermelon feed sponsored by the Evansville Community Club.

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Dusk – Fireworks Spectacular following the baseball game with special thanks to the Evansville Fire Department.

For a list of other Fourth of July events in Douglas County, including fireworks, click here.

Al Edenloff is the editor of the twice-weekly Echo Press. He started his journalism career when he was in 10th grade, writing football and basketball stories for the Parkers Prairie Independent.
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