Downtown Waynesville 4th of July events
|Jul 04, 2012|
The downtown Waynesville area will have plenty of family activities Wednesday, July 4, to celebrate the holiday. Events include:
• Live music and entertainment, balloon twisting, face painting; from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with The Fiddling Dills Sisters, Steve Whiddon, Ginny McAfee, Uncle Sam, and The Poetry People. Shops, galleries and restaurants will be open.
• Kids on Main July 4th parade at 11 am. Sign up at the courthouse lawn at 10 a.m. All ages are welcome. Children under 12 must be accompanied by parent or guardian.
Children are urged to decorate bicycles, tricycles, scooters, strollers and wagons to ride in the parade. Patriotic dress and/or decorations are required.
The parade starts at 11 a.m. and ends at First Baptist Church with free ice cream and a concert. N.C. law is that bicyclists under 16 are required to wear helmets on public streets.
• Authentic Mountain Music concert from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church parking lot, 100 S. Main St., featuring The Loughs, Trantham Family Band, Mike Pilgrim, Ben Fleenor and more.
• The Haywood Community Band performs a patriotic concert at 2 p.m. on the courthouse lawn.
Sorry, no animals are allowed at downtown events.
Contact Jamie Cogdill at the Downtown Waynesville Association at 456-3517.