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Have a blast on the 4th

June 26, 2012

America turns 236 this year, and you're invited to partake in the celebration. For more area Fourth of July events, including a list of area fireworks, visit LivingLakeCountry.com.

East Troy Lions Club 4th of July Celebration, June 28-July 1

June 28-29

4 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

4 to 11 p.m.: Wristband special

6:30 p.m.: Garden tractor pull; call Dale Leasure at (262) 642-7892

8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.: Live music by Hoi Polloi

June 29-30

4 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

4 to 11 p.m.: Wristband special

8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.: Live music by Mount Olive

June 30

Noon to 12:30 a.m.

8 a.m.: Softball tournament, 2021 West Ave., East Troy. Call Bill McCarthy, (262) 684-5047.

9 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Car show, at East Troy Middle School, 3143 Graydon Ave. Free admission, $9 to show. Call Jerry Price, (920) 563-4003.

10 a.m.: Truck and tractor pull; call Mike Lois at (262) 749-4730

Noon to 11 p.m.: Wristband special

1 p.m.: Kiddie parade at the amusement park grandstand, followed by "Kids are people too" show

3:30 to 7:30 p.m.: Live music by Genos Gypsies

5 p.m.: Wrist wrestling at the beer tent

8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.: Live music by Love Monkeys

Dark: fireworks

July 1

Noon to 9 p.m. 1

12 p.m. to 9 p.m.: Wristband special

1 p.m.: Proud to be an American parade

12:30 p.m. Annual East Troy Lions East Troy beer Tent Ride, leaves Gus's Drive-In, ends at ETBT

3 to 9 p.m.: Live music by Tim Castle and Young Southern

City of Waukesha

Parade starts at 11 a.m. at Maple and Wisconsin avenues, travels west on Wisconsin to West Avenue (at Main), to Main Street east, to Buckley, to Baxter, finishes at Frame Park.

The Badgerland Water Ski Show will perform at 7 p.m. July 4 on the Fox River at Frame Park.

A fireworks extravaganza begins at 9:30 p.m. at the Waukesha County Expo grounds. Grounds will open at 7:15.

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Knights of Columbus Fish Fry: 4:30 p.m. Oct. 2, St. Jerome Catholic Church, 995 S. Silver Lake St., Oconomowoc. $9 for all-you-can-eat for adults and $5 for children.

Michael Perry: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1-2, Oconomowoc Arts Center, 641 E. Forest St., Oconomowoc. New York Times bestselling author, humorist, musician and radio host. (262) 560-3172, www.theoac.net, $20.

“I Love You, Your Perfect, Now Change”: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 2-3; 4 p.m. Oct. 4, Theatre on Main, W359 N5920 Brown St., Oconomowoc. $18-$22. (262) 560-0564


University Lake School Barn Sale: 12-6 p.m. Oct. 2; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 3, University Lake School, 4420 Nagawicka Road, Hartland. The 58th annual event is Waukesha County’s largest rummage sale. Live auction at noon Saturday. $3 Friday admission, $2 Saturday admission, free for children younger than 12.


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