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American Celebration in Brainerd includes parade, music, fireworks

The American Celebration in Brainerd kicks off Thursday, June 27, with the Little Miss and Mister 4th of July Pageant and caps off Sunday, July 7, with Arts in the Park.

The American Celebration Parade and fireworks will be Thursday, July 4.

Following is a schedule of activities.

Thursday, June 27

1-3 p.m.: 14th annual Little Miss and Mister 4th of July Pageant for boys and girls ages 4-8, Westgate Mall, Brainerd/Baxter.

Saturday, June 29

Race for the Cure, Forestview Middle School, Baxter.

Tuesday, July 2

5 p.m.: Right Friends Picnic, Camp Confidence, East Gull Lake.

Wednesday, July 3

4-11 p.m.: Battle of the Bands, Don Adamson Football Field, Brainerd High School.

7 p.m.: Gospel Night, Heritage Assembly of God Church.

Thursday, July 4

Noon: Brainerd Bees vs. Fort Ripley Raptors baseball game.

4 p.m.: The American Celebration Parade, Brainerd.

6:30 p.m.: Entertainment by Ladies of the ‘80s, Don Adamson Field, Brainerd High School.

10:15 p.m.: Fireworks, Don Adamson Field, Brainerd High School.

Friday, July 5

7-10 p.m.: Show & Shine Car Show, Bodyworks, Baxter.

Sunday, July 7

10-4:30 p.m.: Arts in the Park featuring 140 artisans, entertainment and food, Gregory Park, Brainerd.

July 4-7

27th annual NAPA Auto Parts Show ‘N’ Go, Brainerd International Raceway.

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