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Local Fourth of July Activities

Nevada City is getting ready for the area’s annual Fourth of July parade. Nevada City Chamber of Commerce Executive Director says entries are coming in up until the last minute. Paralympic gold medalist Evan Strong is the Grand Marshal, and there will be lots of musical entertainment…

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As of Wednesday afternoon, the number of entries was 62, and counting.

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The parade steps off from the top of Broad Street at 11am. KNCO will be broadcasting the parade live with Tom Fitzsimmons and Hollie Gramaldi-Flores.

You can watch the Fourth of July parade in Nevada City in the morning, and there also a few options for fireworks at night. The biggest and most popular event is at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. The fireworks start at 9:30, but (Nevada City Chamber of Commerce Executive Director) Cathy Whittlesey says you shoud get there early…

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There will be music and entertainment throughout the evening. Tickets are 15 dollars at the gate, 10 dollars if you got them in advance.

Residents of Lake Wildwood and their guests will be treated to a fireworks show over the lake. Lake Wildwood Association Acting General Manager Leo Van Harris says there are also places where non-residents can gather and watch…

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Fireworks start at around 9:30 and should last about 35 minutes. Another option is to light off your own safe and sane fireworks. Nevada City is the only place in the county where that’s allowed.

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