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Celebrate Independence Day in Davidson: Join us for a Small-Town Parade and Concert on July 4

Citizens are invited to celebrate our nation's independence with a homespun, small-town parade and a concert on the green on Tuesday, July 4. The parade will include a color guard, fire engine, and lots of patriotic residents.

Parade marchers are asked to line up at McEver Field on South Street at 5:15 p.m., and the festivities will begin at 5:30 p.m. All citizens are encouraged to march in the parade dressed in Independence Day attire and to decorate their wagons, bicycles, tricycles, and pets in red, white, and blue. A color guard comprised of members of the police and fire departments will lead the parade up South Street onto Main Street and the town green.

"This is a fun way for our entire community to come together and show our Davidson spirit," said Economic Development Manager Kim Fleming.

The concert begins at 6:00 p.m. and features Da Throwback Band, a 70s show band.
Listen to a video clip here: http://www.concertsonthegreen.com/index_06_july4_da-throwback-band.htm

"We hope to see neighbors from all over the community -- from the Circles at 30 all the way to the extra-territorial jurisdiction -- in the parade and on the green to hear some fun music," said Fleming.
For more information on our Fourth of July activities, please visit www.townofdavidson.org/4th or contact Kim Fleming at 704-940-9622 or kfleming@townofdavidson.org

The Davidson Police Department reminds citizens to keep their own safety and that of their neighbors in mind this holiday -- per the North Carolina General Statute, fireworks are strictly prohibited for personal use.

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