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Bath Heritage Days Independence Day Parade

July 4, 2014, 10:30am

Pre-parade entertainment - 9:30am

9:30-12 (before & during the parade) Master of Comedy: John Ater & Friends – Lincoln, Centre & Front Streets

9:30-12 (before & during the parade) The Scott Davis Quintet – City Hall

9:30-10:30 Lauren Crosby – Brackett Market parking lot (corner of Front & Water Street)

9:30-10:30 Carter Isaac – Mae’s Cafe on deck (Lincoln & High Street)

9:30-10:30 Sharon Pyne & Dick Protsik – Steps of St. Mary’s Church (Lincoln Street)

10:30-10:45 Vocal Virtuoso – Lesley Dolinger – City Hall

We Remember Tribute – Veterans of Foreign Wars, Warrior Legacy Program of Maine

Grand Marshall: Tom & Judy Barrington, Volunteers Extraordinaire

Videographer: Steve Marois, BCTV

Honorable Judges: Shannon Moss (Chief Judge), Samantha Ricker, Joann Lardie, Bob Tate and Betsey Fear

Parade begins at the corner of North and Lincoln Street, proceeds south on Lincoln, east on Centre, north on Front, ending at North Street just past the Patten Free Library.

Awards Ceremony – 1pm

Waterfront Park Stage  – Diamond Athletics Cheer & Dance Team

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This year’s theme is:

Back… to the Future  – A Red, White and Blue Tribute to Main Street, USA

Entries can reflect traditional 4th of July themes to celebrate the Red, White and Blue, so bring on the Stars & Stripes, Lady Liberty, Uncle Sam and all that conjures up life in America.  This year we choose to pay tribute to the old-fashioned Main Street of yesteryear and the home and hearth values of our forefathers. All across America, people yearn for what we enjoy every day right here along the coast of Maine – a “Picture Perfect Community” with what has become known as one of America’s Best Downtown Main StreetsAll your entry has to have is imagination, spirited participants and lots of noise to impress the cheering crowd!  

The 2014 Parade will be limited to 100 entries and only so many will be allowed in each category, so please don’t delay.  This year there will be a firm cutoff once we reach the 100th entry.  Please return your completed entry packet prior to June 16th, 2014.

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If for any reason you are unable to download the forms, please call the office at 442-7291 and we will be happy to send the packet to you via U.S. mail.  After June 16th, all entries will be subject to space and added to the rear of the line-up.  

(For detailed Parade information, see full letter here).