It’s Fourth of July weekend, time to fire up the barbecue, get out in the sun and get your boat ready …

Star-Spangled Sparks, the Celebration City’s annual show of patriotism, takes place July 3-4 2010 at Sparks Marina with countless activities, including the Model Dairy Milk Carton Parade of Boats and Boat Races. A bunch of Club kids will be on hand for the events, and we will even have a couple staff boat entries (pictured). See you there!

Star-Spangled Sparks calendar of events:

Saturday, July 3

  • 4-8 p.m. Boat Registration “Model Dairy Milk Carton Boat Races” & Vendors Set-Up

Sunday, July 4

  • 6: a.m. FREE Tethered Hot Air Balloon Rides; Pancake Breakfast by Kiwanis Club of North Valleys, Reno – $3 (all you can eat)
  • 8 a.m. Fun/Run/Walk (pre-register @ 353-2385)
  • 9 a.m. Model Dairy Milk Carton Parade of Boats & Boat Races; Boat-Building Demo
  • 9 a.m. KOZZ–CUB COUNTRY-KDOT; ESPN-Fox Sports; Kids Radio Prize Air Booth
  • 10 a.m. Opening Ceremony; Military Helicopter; Entertainment
  • 11 a.m. Sparks’ Got Talent
  • 3 p.m. Event at the Marina Closes

To download a PDF brochure of event information, click here.

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