Saratoga/Platte Valley Chamber

Independence Day Celebration

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Name: Independence Day Celebration
Date: June 30, 2017
Event Description:
Friday, June 30
6:00pm-8:00pm-Platte Valley Arts Festival Meet the Artists (by invitation) at Platte Valley Community Center
Saturday, July 1
10:00am-5:00pm- Platte Valley Arts Festival at Platte Valley Community Center
11:00am-3:00pm - Auto Show-at Platte Valley Community Center parking lot
The Platte Valley Knights Car Club showcases custom cars, motorcycles, old farm trucks, 1940’s sedans and so much more! Concessions available by American Legion Post #54.
3:00pm-8:00pm Togie Days Live Music  downtown Saratoga on Bridge Street
Live music, street vendors, food and lots of fun!  Remember your lawn chair and enjoy the activities.
Chris Duke, Daron Little, Caitie Taylor, Bobby Chitwood, and Tayla Lynn!
Local Museums- Saratoga Museum Open 10am-4pm, Encampment Museum Open 9am-5pm
Sunday, July 2
10:00am-4:00pm- Platte Valley Arts Festival at PVCC
Local Museums-Saratoga Museum Open 12pm-4pm, Encampment Museum Open 12pm-4pm
Monday, July 3
Afternoon- Golf Tournament- at Saratoga Hot Springs Resort
Benefit Golf Tournament for Saratoga Kids. After 5pm: BBQ, Live Music by Teense Willford and Wyoming Home Grown!
8:00pm-Live Music-at Saratoga Hot Springs Resort       Captain Redeye and the Rhino Hunters
Tuesday, July 4
7:30am-Pancake Breakfast
Saratoga Volunteer Fire Department is providing a free breakfast at the Fire Station on the NW corner of Spring Street and River.

8:00am- Cancer Walk/ “Color” Run
Saratoga High School Skills USA students have organized this Cancer Walk for the past few years.  Honor a friend or family member and register for $20 per person.  Registration is held at the town municipal parking lot where the Walk starts.  All proceeds will be donated to local cancer funds.
Dozens of fun floats travel along the highway in downtown Saratoga.  The route begins at the south end of town on Walnut Street and continues to Bridge Street and then turns east.  If you would like to enter the parade, line-up begins at 10:30 and you must call the American Legion Post #54 at 307-326-9600 by July3 to participate.
Immediately after parade-
Old Fashioned Bake Auction
Live auction of homemade pies, cakes, cookies, bread and other goodies on the corner of Bridge Street downtown.  Proceeds go to the Platte Valley Kiwanis Club for their community projects!
Gun Raffle Announced
Masonic Lodge will draw winners for their gun raffle.  Guns and tickets are available at Koyote Sports at 104 E Bridge St.  Proceeds will benefit local scholarship fund.
12:00pm -Live Music at Veterans Island Park
Live music, games, and family fun. Don’t forget your lawn chairs!
12:00pm-2:00pm-Kids Art Experience Veterans Island Park
Free interactive art workshop for elementary-aged children.  Glitter, paint, cut, glue, sculpt and create!  Workshop is sponsored by the Platte Valley Arts Council.  Be sure to take your finished pieces home with you!
Afternoon-BBQ at Veterans Island Park
American Legion will be serving a BBQ by donation and cash bar will be available.
Local Museum- Encampment Museum Open 9am-5pm
around 9:00pm-Fireworks
Fireworks will be launched in Saratoga courtesy of the Old Baldy Club.  One of the best places to watch them is from Kathy Glode Park on Constitution Ave.  The Town of Encampment sponsors the fireworks launched from McClure Field in Encampment.

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Date/Time Information:
June 30-July 4
Contact Information:
Saratoga/Platte Valley Chamber of Commerce 307-326-8855
Most events are free, but some may have separate admission fees
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