The parade starts at 3 p.m. near Seventh Street and ends at Veterans' Memorial Park. A carnival and dance are also part of the celebration. Food and drink will be for sale throughout the day.

The day begins with a cardboard boat race in Delavan Lake and ends with fireworks. Other events include a horseshoe tournament, bingo, a variety of children's activities and a dance with the Stateline Playboys. Food and drink will be for sale throughout the day.

It features live bands, a truck pull, horseshoe pitching tournament, horse pulling, car show, home talent baseball game, live bands, family entertainment, food and refreshments and fireworks at dusk.

Fireworks are at dusk at the Fontana lakefront.

Activities include a co-ed softball tournament, live music, beer tent, ice cream social Friday night, fireworks Friday and Wednesday nights, a farmers market Saturday morning, garden tractor pull Saturday afternoon, recycled regatta and car show Sunday, Evansville Idol on Sunday afternoon, Home Talent baseball Sunday and Wednesday nights, kickball tournament and pool party Tuesday night. For a complete schedule, go online to 4 or call (608) 882-0598.

The beer tent and food fair plus inflatable bounce house start at 1 p.m. The Anything that Floats contest starts at 2 p.m. and the Janesville Idol contest starts at 4 p.m. (sign up at Aqua Jays stage at 3 p.m.).

The Rock Aqua Jays water ski show will begin at 7 p.m. and the raffle drawing will be at 8:30 p.m. Fireworks begin at dusk. Spin Cycle will provide live musical entertainment in the beer tent at 5:30 p.m. and after the ski show.

Geneva National Golf Club, 1221 Geneva National Avenue South, from 5 to 10 p.m. Wednesday, July 4, is hosting a traditional holiday barbecue picnic in the pavilion with inflatable games and more on the driving range. Fireworks start around 9:15 p.m.

Geneva Ridge Resort, W4240 Highway 50, on Wednesday, July 4, is hosting a picnic, bounce house, games, live entertainment and fireworks at 9 p.m.

Every day includes a carnival, beer tent and Taste of Milton at Schilberg Park.

Friday includes a beanbag tournament at 6 p.m., softball at 7 p.m., and Milton Mayhem football at 8 p.m.

Saturday features a kickball tournament at noon.

Wednesday has the parade at 1 p.m., helicopter rides from 2 to 7 p.m. and fireworks at 9 p.m.

-- Friday: The midway, food vendors and American Legion beer tent open at 5 p.m. Live music starts at 5:30 p.m. Fireworks are at 10 p.m.

-- Saturday: The festival opens at noon. The Minneiska Ski Show is at noon on Cravath Lake. A children's petting zoo is open noon to 4 p.m. Live music starts at 2 p.m. Fireworks are at 10 p.m.

-- Sunday: The festival opens at noon. The Minneiska Ski Show is at noon on Cravath Lake. Live music at 1 p.m.

-- Monday: Carnival from 5 to 11 p.m.

-- Tuesday: Festival opens at 5 p.m. Live music starts at 6 p.m.

-- Wednesday: Car show from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Whippet City mile run at 9:45 a.m., parade at 10 a.m., festival opens at 10 a.m., ski show at noon, live music starts at 1:30 p.m., fireworks at 10 p.m. does not condone or review every comment. Read more in our Commenter Policy Agreement

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