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Fourth Of July Celebration In Fennville
Posted: Jun 27, 2011

Saturday July 2nd is shaping up to be a fun filled day for the Fennville Community. 

The day kicks off with the Farmers Market at 8:00am until 1:00pm at the corner of South Maple and West Fennville Streets.  “The local produce got a late start to the growing season, but is really picking up”, says market master Rich Klingenberg.  Klingenberg adds, we are gaining vendors weekly. 

The July 4th parade will begin at 11:00am.  It will begin at the elementary school parking lot and then to M-89 to Park Street, finishing at Paradise Park.  “After the parade, Fennville native, Patty Birkholz will be honored for her years of service” says Fennville Mayor Dan Rastall.  Then a birthday celebration where hot dogs, cake, chips and ice cream will be served as Fennville celebrates 50 years as a city.  

At 2:00pm, the City of Fennville will be sponsoring a charity softball game featuring some community leaders versus some of our young people.  All proceeds will be donated to the Wes Leonard Heart Foundation.

The Children’s Museum of Fennville will be celebrating the Fourth with new exhibits, crafts, games, activities, and much more.  Bring your bicycle or wagon and decorate it for the celebration.  The events, visit event will begin at 11:00 until 2:00pm.  Admission is $3.50 each.  Kids under 1 and members are FREE.

The Fennville Arts Movement is hosting a multi location event.  “Acoustical Social is a musical event taking place at 4 Fennville Restaurants” said event co-coordinator Casey Boeve.  The music will begin at Noon and run until 8:00pm and will offer a variety of music. 

The social kicks off at Hot Shots above Su Casa with “Riversong.”  Riversong will play from 12:00pm until 1:45pm.  The next stop is Steven’s Hotel for a yet to be named group that will play from 2:00pm-3:45pm.  Salt of the Earth will host ‘Red Tail Ring’ from 4:00pm until 5:45pm.  A visit to Fennville’s newest restaurant, “The Fennville Station”, will host “Ronnie Hock” from 6:00pm-7:45pm.

There will be no cover charge at any of the venues.   

For further information contact Al LaShell or 269-650-1696



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