Independence Day Celebration today in Roscoe

An Independence Day celebration will take place on Saturday, July 6, in Roscoe with many activities planned. The day will begin with a parade down Broadway at 10 a.m. with the line-up at 9:30 a.m. Street vendors and food stands will line Cypress, Broadway and Old Town Park, and there will be a kid’s play area with bounce houses and other inflatables. The Plowboy Mudbog will once again be at the George Parks baseball field at Second and Sycamore. Registration for participants is at 9:30 a.m., the public gate will open at 11 a.m. and competition begins at noon. Admission is free for kids 7 and under, $2 for ages 9-14, and $5 for 15 and up. The driver entry fee is $30. All proceeds go to benefit the Roscoe Little League.There will be live music on Cypress Street that will begin at 5 p.m. and continue until the fireworks show. This year's headliners, Landon Dodd and the Dancehall Drifters, will take the stage and play until the fireworks show at around 9:30 p.m.