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Celebrate Independence Day in the Upper Valley with Family-Friendly Events All Weekend Long

Jun 30, 2016 07:21AM ● By Finn Mc Farland
The Queche Club will host its Independence Day Carnival Celebration on Sunday, July 3rd at Murphy’s Farm from 6pm to 8pm. Adults and children will enjoy the music, games, bouncy house, entertainers, and magicians. Carnival foods including hot dogs, hamburgers, soft pretzels, fried pickles and more will be available all evening. Finish the celebration by watching the grand fireworks display at dusk! Call (802) 295-9356 or visit to register.

Hartland’s Old Home Day Fourth of July Celebration kicks off at 8am on Monday the 4th with tractor pulls followed by the annual parade at 11am. After the parade, visit the Hartland Recreation Center for entertainment and local vendors. The Moonlight Big Band will perform at 7pm before the fireworks show at 9pm.

Woodstock will host Independence Day celebrations all day on Monday, July 4th. Beginning at 8:30am, the Spectrum Teen Center will sponsor the 40th annual John Langhans 7.1 Green Mile Road Race and a Kids Fun Race. Runners and walkers can register online at or at the race beginning at 8am on the Green.

Billings Farm & Museum will host its Old Vermont Fourth of July Celebration from 10am to 5pm, featuring wagon rides, hand-churned ice cream, games, crafts, patriotic speeches, and a historical debate. After visiting the farm, head over to Woodstock Union High School for an evening celebration.

Woodstock Union High School’s Project Senegal will host a cookout and picnic with hamburgers, hot dogs, desserts, and drinks. Kids can do craft projects with help from ArtisTree and volunteers from Change the World Kids. The WUHS Class of 2019 will sponsor a solar-powered bounce house with Sun Common. Local musician Jack Snyder will perform during the celebration. The Ora E. Paul American Legion Post and Boy Scout Troop 220 will lead a flag ceremony at 7pm before the fireworks show at dusk.

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