Parade kicks off Troy's 4th of July
Troy's Fourth of July annual celebration on Monday, July 4, includes the parade through uptown Troy beginning at 11 a.m., a bevy of events taking place at Roosevelt Park, and concluding with fireworks at dark.
Events at Roosevelt Park include a full day of music entertainment at the Osprey Pavilion, an antique car show, a three-on-three basketball tournament, tug of war, dunking booth, plus craft and food vendors, and libations. There will be an antique car show in the park from noon to 3 p.m.
Beginning at 2 p.m., there will be games such as a gunny sack race, water balloon toss, egg walk, relay race, Hula Hoop toss, a three-legged race and a wheelbarrow race.
The tug of war registration and start is slated for 6 p.m.
The Tender Lovin' Quilters Guild will host their 13th annual quilt show on Sunday, July 3, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Monday, July 4, from noon to 5 p.m. at the Morrison Elementary School Gymnasium. The featured quilter will be Sue Meyers of Sue Bee's Quilting in Libby. Theme for the show will be "A Quilted Garden" and voting on the "Peoples' Choices" will be on Sunday, July 3, for the various quilting categories.
The live music gets started at noon with Sheffler and O'Leary; at 1 p.m. will be Alan Lane, 2:30 p.m. Northwest Music Ukulele Club; 3 p.m. Geoff Decker; 4 p.m. Julie Meyer, Crystal Rose and Pam Norman; 5:30 p.m. The 7th Act and from 7 p.m. until the fireworks display, Brian Lloyd will entertain the crowd.
Contact the Troy Chamber of Commerce at 406-295-1064 for more information or visit their web site at http://www.troyvisitorsbureau.com/Troy_Chamber.htm.