Cannon County, Town of Woodbury, City of Auburntown, and our business partners are inviting you to the Cannon Communities' 4th of July Celebration on July 2, 2010 at Dillon Park in Woodbury.
The park will open at 6:00 p.m. for the festivities. We will have 500 hot dogs, cold drinks, and watermelon free to the guest when the park opens. We will also have games to play for your family.
At 6:30 p.m. we will be retiring the U.S. Flag and State Flag that flew over the Woodbury Courthouse by Boy Scouts. The JRB and Friends Band will take the stage at 7:00 p.m. under the direction of Steven Porter.
The Band will be playing jazz, blues, rock and roll, and patriotic songs. They will play throughout the Fireworks show. You will need to bring your own chairs or blankets to sit on. You are also invited to bring your own picnic baskets.
The Cannon County Board of Education is providing buses so we can shuttle guests to the park. The shuttle will begin at 6:00 p.m. and will continue after the Celebration. Parking will not be allowed on the road, but parking will be available at the following locations:
Lot 1 is the Arts Center of Cannon County
Lot 2 is the First Baptist Church, Woodbury Funeral Home, and Woodbury Methodist Church
Lot 3 is at the Woodbury Church of Christ
Handicapped parking will be available on the grass lot across from Dillon Park provided by Stones River Hospital and the Cannon County Sheriff's Department.
Admission to the Celebration is free, but we are asking for you to bring a non-perishable food item for each person coming to the Celebration. Drop off location for the food donations will be at each of the parking lots and the park entrance.
Volunteers from the Food Bank and F.O.P. Exporer's Post #88 will be at the drop off locations to collect the food. Your donations will be given to the Cannon County Emergency Food Bank to help residents of Cannon County.
The Food Bank is running low on the following items: flour, sugar, cooking oil, powdered milk, instant potatoes, peaches, pinto beans, cream of chicken soup, cream of mushroom soup, canned meat items, and peanut butter.
Other 4th of July weekend events include the following:
Woodbury Lion's Club will be having their annual Walking Horse Show beginning at 3:30 p.m. at the Glenn Clayton Arena in Woodbury.
The Auburntown Lion's Club is also having their All You Can Eat Fish Fry 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Community Center in Auburntown.