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Fireworks festivities

Gowrie Fourth of July Events

Friday, July 1 Carnival in the City Park open in the evening

Saturday, July 2

8:30 a.m. Southeast Valley FFA Tractor Ride,

departing from Laurel Park at 9 a.m.

5:30 p.m. American Legion Peterson Post #431 Pork Loin Dinner, followed by BINGO at the City Park Shelter House

Carnival in the City Park open in the evening

Sunday, July 3

10:15 a.m. Gowrie United Methodist Church service

10:30 a.m. Zion Lutheran Church service

8 p.m. to Midnight Gowrie Growth Group (G3G) street dance featuring Tank Anthony Band, in front of Ole Town Road Pub and Eatery on Market Street.

Carnival in the City Park open in the evening

Monday, July 4

All day Gowrie Municipal Golf Course Annual

Men’s Amateur Golf Tournament

For tee times call the golf course at 515-352-3320

spectators welcome, food will be available

All day Carnival in the City Park open

7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Gowrie Volunteer Fire Department

Pancake & Sausage Breakfast at the Fire Station

7 a.m. to 4 p.m. American Legion Auxiliary food stand

7:30 a.m. Freedom 5K run/walk at the Football Field

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Craft Fair in the City Park

10 a.m. Independence Day Parade on Market Street

Following parade Chicken dinner at the United Methodist Church

11 a.m. Freedom Cruise Car Show in Laurel Park

Noon to 4 p.m. Gowrie Depot Historical Museum at Laurel Park

1 p.m. Cow Pie Bingo, 1104 Pleasant St.

Contact Xi Eta Sigma Sorority members

in advance for tickets

2 pm. Bill Riley Talent Show

at the Betty Nyght Hamilton Bandshell

at the Gowrie City Park

Dusk Fireworks show

Sports Park Raceway

Friday, July 1st

Races Start at 7:30 p.m.

Fireworks Show after dark or after conclusion of the races

Visitors can enter free after 8:30 p.m.

Sports Park Raceway by Otho will be the site of a traditional fireworks display again this year.

The fireworks will be booming over the race track on the night of July 1.

Jeff Frevert, the owner of the track, said the fireworks will be launched when it gets dark, but they might be launched a little bit later if the evening’s races are not done by the time the sun goes down.

He said people will be admitted into the track at 2298 S. River Road for free beginning at 8 p.m.

“If you are in the stands, it is an excellent view,” he said.

For racing fans, that day’s races will begin at 7 p.m. There will be five classes of cars racing.

Otho Fourth of July Events

Monday, July 4th

7-11 a.m. Pancake breakfast at the Otho Fire Station

11 a.m. until

Fireworks show Smoking Hot Rednecks Food Truck serving at the City Park

1:30 p.m. Parade

Fireworks at dusk

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