Independence Day is upon us, and those looking for Fourth of July activities have several options all over the county.
Don’s Super Saver in Harlan will be staging their annual fireworks display, beginning on Monday at 9 p.m. or dark, whichever comes first.
For those in the Evarts area, the city will be featuring its annual Fourth of July parade. Lineup for the parade is at 6:30 p.m. on Monday at the old Evarts High School. The parade begins at 7:30 p.m., and ends at the Evarts Elementary School. The city’s fireworks are set to begin at 9:30 p.m. or dark. The fireworks display will originate at the elementary school.
According to Tri-Cities Main Street Director Bobbie Gothard, there are several activities planned for those in the Cumberland, Benham and Lynch area.
“On Saturday morning, we’re having a Black Bear 5K run in Benham,” Gothard said. “Sunday evening, there will be music and games around the Gazebo from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m.”
The Black Bear Gazebo is located on Main Street in Cumberland.
“After that, we’ll have the fireworks at 10 p.m. on Sunday,” Gothard said. “On Monday, there will be a Fourth of July parade at the city of Lynch. It starts at 10 a.m. and it will start at the Lynch Church of God and finish at the West Lane Park.”
More fun is planned to wrap up the holiday weekend on Monday evening.
“From 6 p.m. until 9 p.m., there will be games and activities at the Shekinah Village,” Gothard said.
Shekinah Village is located on U.S. 119, approximately 10 miles north of Cumberland near Blair.
All festivities are open to everybody.
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