Greensboro Celebrates our Freedom and Independence on  Saturday, July 6

The Funky Fourth Parade:  10 AM Saturday, July 6st.   Grand Marshal Clive Grey and the graduating Class of Lakeview Elementary will lead the menagerie down Breezy Avenue.  The parade will feature bagpipe virtuoso Bill MacEisner, the legendary HoneyBee Steel Band, the Bread and Puppet Theater, Greensboro Ladies Walking Society, dogs, horses, cows, small & big-time politicians, weird floats, mega farm equipment plus our own The Road Crew and Fire Department.

Community Picnic:  11:30 – Bring Your Appetite. The parade will transition into the community picnic on the lawn of the Town Hall.  Free sandwiches, grilled sausages /hot dogs, Kingdom Creamery cones plus Church Lady home-made cookies will be served(as long as they last).

Dessert & Art Auction:  12 Noon.  As the picnic winds down,  slick-talking Tim Nisbet  assisted by Vanna White-Robinson will hawk Greensboro’s finest home-made heirloom desserts and local art pieces to benefit the Hardwick Area Food Pantry.  Additional desserts and art pieces will be available for bidding on the accompanying Silent Auction tables.

**Dessert & Art Donations:  They should be delivered to Greensboro Town Hall :  Desserts- Saturday morning prior to the 10 o’clock start of the parade.  Art donations- Anytime the week prior to the auction.  For more info, call John Schweizer @ 802.533.9289 or Dave Kelley at 802.586.2588

Music & Dancing at Highland Center for the Arts: 5:30 PM.  The Radio Rangers will ignite the evening air with their sound and energy.   Mini-golf, outdoor games, Sugar-on-Snow plus family fire pits will be open to all on the HCA lawn.  The Radio Rangers concert is free of charge (donations welcome).  Picnic dinners and libations will be available for purchase.  In case of rain, music will move indoors.

The Greensboro Funky Fourth Committee