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Coralville 4thFEST events all weekend

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CORALVILLE (KWWL) - Coralville's annual 4thFEST celebration begins Thursday and offers an excellent opportunity to relax and enjoy a hometown tradition. All activities will be held in S.T. Morrison Park unless otherwise noted.

Thursday enjoy a picnic dinner, catered by Haight's Hawkeye Meat Market, from 5:00 to 7:30 pm. Adult and children meals, as well as a la carte items, will be available for purchase. Free entertainment will be provided by the Stars of Tomorrow Showcase from 6:00 to 9:00 pm, with area talent participating for a chance to perform in Nashville. Guest performances include Nashville recording artists Jake McVey and Donnie Roberson, as well as Anne Michael Langguth, Miss Iowa 2009.

On July 3, spread out blankets, set up lawn chairs, and take in two FREE concerts on the main stage, beginning at 6:00 pm with opening act The Diplomats of Solid Sound. Dennis DeYoung: The Music of STYX will headline the evening event at 8:00 pm.

Independence Day includes the 4th of July parade at 10:00 am, a pancake breakfast at Northwest Junior High, performance groups, games, and activities. Enjoy the Community Band at 8:30 pm and a spectacular fireworks show at dark.

A carnival will be held in the Coralville Community Aquatic Center parking lot starting at 3 pm today, and beginning at noon daily July 3 through July 5. As always, there will be a variety of fantastic food options available on July 3 and 4.

Online Producer: Jason Mortvedt

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