Independence Day Weekend Events

2011-07-01T20:16:00Z Independence Day Weekend Events Corvallis Gazette Times
July 01, 2011 8:16 pm

The following events are taking place over the holiday weekend:

Today: Adair Village Fourth of July Celebration, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., grass area near Adair Village City Hall, 6030 N.E. William R. Carr St. The parade begins at 11 a.m., with festivities to follow. The celebration includes vendor and food booths, games and activities, Brad’s Reptile World, a World War II display, barbecue, face-painting, a chili cook-off and more.

Today: “The Mirth of July!,” Adventures in Acting, 2 and 7:30 p.m., theater, Ashbrook Independent School, 4045 S.W. Research Way, Corvallis. Admission: all ages $7 today. Advance tickets are available at Gracewinds Music in Corvallis and at the theater box office 30 minutes before curtain.

Sunday: Red, White & Blue Riverfront Festival, 12:30 to 10:30 p.m., Riverfront Commemorative Park, First Street and Monroe Avenue, Corvallis. Features family fun, food and more. Music by Ben Rice (2:30 p.m.), Norman (5 p.m.) and Fate 55 (8 p.m.). Donations taken at the gate.

Sunday: Fireworks, following the 7:15 p.m. Corvallis Knights vs. Bend Elks game, Goss Stadium, 430 S.W. Langston Place, Corvallis. Game admission: $5 general, $7 and $8 reserved. Information: 541-752-5656 or

Monday: Harrisburg Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration, 6 a.m., Riverfront Park, Harrisburg. Highlights include a 6 a.m. pancake breakfast, an 11 a.m. parade down Main St. and a fireworks showcase at dusk. Events throughout the day. Information: 541-998-6154.

Monday: Lumberjack Breakfast, 6 to 11 a.m., Timber Linn Memorial Park, 900 Price Road S.E., Albany. Raffle and other drawings. Proceeds benefit the East Albany Lions Club’s many charities. Admission: $7 general, $4 children.

Monday: Fourth of July celebration, 7 a.m. (breakfast 7 to 10 a.m.), noon (lunch), chicken dinner (5 p.m.), fireworks (dusk), Pioneer Park, Brownsville. The breakfast menu offers pancakes, eggs, ham, coffee, tea and orange juice for $7 general, $4 children 10 and under. The event also features music and dancing. Main Street Coffee will serve lunches of hot dogs, potato salad and more at noon, followed by chicken dinners at 5 p.m. Music by the Main St. Band (5 to 8 p.m). Fireworks begin at dusk. Admission: $5 donation per car. Information:

Monday: The All-American, Anyone Can Join, Fabulous, Fantastic Fourth of July Parade, 10:30 a.m. The parade heads east from Central Park on Monroe Avenue to First Street, turns right onto First, goes to Washington Avenue, turns right onto Second Street, turns left onto Second and proceeds to Eric Scott McKinley Skate Park, where it disbands. Expected to last about 30 minutes. Information: 541-754-7774.

Monday: Red, White & Blue Riverfront Festival, 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., Riverfront Commemorative Park, First Street and Monroe Avenue, Corvallis. Features family fun, food and more. Today’s events include a 5K fun run/walk, which begins at 9:40 a.m. Music by Ordinance (11 a.m.), Deluxe Bros. (1:30 p.m.), Caught in the Act (4:30 p.m.) and Dani Paige Band (7:30 p.m.). Donations taken at the gate.

Monday: The Shinkle Band, 5:30 p.m., Riverview Park Amphitheater, between B and C streets, Independence. The band will perform as part of Independence Western Days. All ages welcome. Information:

Monday: Star-Spangled Celebration, 6 p.m., Cheadle Lake Park, Lebanon. Features a bounce house, face-painting, a barbershop quartet, children’s crafts, a fun run and walk on Lake Trail and fireworks at 10 p.m. Admission: $10 per carload, $3 for walk-ins. Information:

Monday: Thirty-Sixth Annual Independence Day Aerial Fireworks Display, 10 p.m.; best viewing is along First Street between Tyler and Van Buren avenues. Sponsored by the Corvallis Jaycees. Information: 541-758-1301.

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