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July 4, 2023 @ 7:00 am - 9:30 pm

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

7:00 AM Breakfast by Sly Fox

8:30 AM Community Church Service (Chamber Stage)

9:00 AM Music by Cassie Lynn Jones (Chamber Stage)

10:00 AM Parade “Land of the Free in 2023!”

11:00 AM Games, activities, food, crafts, live music

12:00 PM Presentation of Colors by VFW

Entertainment on Chamber Stage:

12:05 PM Hancock County Community Choir

12:30 PM Nauvoo Pageant Bagpipe Band

1:00 PM Celebration School of Dance

1:30 PM Local Vocalists and Dancers

2:00 PM Mind & Sole Dance Company

2:30 PM Carthage Fire Department Water Fight

9:30 PM (DUSK) FIREWORKS DISPLAY NEAR IWHS! Parking and restrooms available at high school.

THANK YOU TO OUR MAJOR SPONSORS: BRENDA YOUNG REAL ESTATE, CARTHAGE VETERINARY SERVICE, CURTIS FLEMING MEMORIAL, FIRST BANKERS TRUST, FORTRESS BANK, FRATERNAL ORDER OF THE EAGLES #3515/LADIES AUXILIARY, HOMESTEAD LUMBER COMPANY, J & R TIRE SERVICE, MARINE BANK & TRUST, MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, MORE MEDICAL, PROFESSIONAL SWINE MANAGEMENT

 

If you’d like to enter the parade, we’d LOVE to have you!  Please fill out and return the parade entry form, which you can find at here or at City Hall.

Event Venue

Carthage

Carthage, IL 62321

 

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Bids

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    The City of Carthage will be taking bids for roof replacement on the Kibbe Museum. Bid specifications can be picked up at City Hall by prospective bidders. Bids for this project need to be delivered to the City Hall by March 29th at 4:00pm.