‘Old Fashioned Fourth of July’ Continues in Brockway

fireworks-flag[1]BROCKWAY, Pa. (EYT) — The 50th Annual Brockway Old Fashioned Fourth of July celebration continues with various events throughout the week.

Brockway’s Fourth of July celebration is one of the biggest in Pennsylvania and features a week’s worth of performances, music, art, hot air balloon rides, food, a fishing contest, sporting events, a parade and a firework’s display.

New this year is the Frank Varischetti All-Star football game at Varischetti Field. Graduated seniors from schools in the Allegheny Mountain League will play their counterparts from schools in the Keystone Shortway Athletic Conference.

For more information, visit Brockwayfourth.com.

Complete schedule of events

Tuesday – June 28

1:00 – 5:00 Taylor Memorial Museum – Taylor Memorial Park

Wednesday – June 29

4:00 – 7:00 Art Show Registration for all artwork – Brockwayville Depot

Thursday – June 30

10:00 – 7:00 Library Book Sale – Mengle Memorial Library

1:00 – 5:00 Taylor Memorial Museum – Taylor Memorial Park

6:30 – 7:30 Heritage Hunters – Sixth Grade Local History Project – Taylor Memorial Park

Friday – July 1 

10:00 – 5:00 Library Book Sale – Mengle Memorial Library

2:00 – 4:00 Taylor Memorial Museum – Taylor Memorial Park

2:00 – 8:00 Quilt Show – Multi-Purpose Bldg (by Elem. School)

6:30 – 9:00 Art Show open to the public – Brockwayville Depot

7:00 – 8:00 Art Show Critique – Brockwayville Depot

7:00 Frank Varischetti All Star Football Game – Frank Varischetti Field

Saturday – July 2 

10:00 – 2:00 Library Book Sale – Bag Day Sale – Mengle Memorial Library

11:00 Dedication of Brockway Glass Engineering Obelisk – Taylor Memorial Park

11:30 – 200 Taylor Memorial Museum – Taylor Memorial Park

2:00 – 8:00 Quilt Show – Multi-Purpose Bldg (by Elem. School)

6:00 – 8:00 Art Show open to the public – Brockwayville Depot

Sunday – July 3

2:00 – 4:00 Taylor Memorial Museum – Taylor Memorial Park

2:00 – 8:00 Quilt Show – Multi-Purpose Bldg (by Elem. School)

3:00 Vesper Service – Brockway Presbyterian Church

6:00 – 8:00 Art Show open to the public – Brockwayville Depot

7:00 Brockway vs Ridgway Legion Baseball – TBD

6:00 Brockway All-Star Big Band – American Legion Stage

6:00 Hot Air Balloon Science – Soccer Practice Field

8:00 Junk Rock Band – American Legion Stage

7:00 – 9:00 Hot Air Balloon Rides – Soccer Practice Field

Monday – July 4 

7:30 – 8:15 Firecracker 10k Race Registration – Concession Tent across from Pool

7:30 – 8:15 Firecracker Fun Run Registration – Concession Tent across from Pool

8:00 Basketball 3 on 3 Tournament Registration – Basketball Court

8:30 Firecracker 10k Race Start – Pool Parking Lot

8:30 Firecracker Fun Run Start – Pool Parking Lot

8:30 – 10:40 Star Spangled Bicycle Race/Tour de Brockway Registration – Brockway High School

9:00 Basketball 3 on 3 Tournament – Basketball Court

9:15 Opening of the day with ringing of the bells

10:00 Fishing Contest (Trophies sponsored by BP Inn) – Parkside Complex Pond

10:00 – 1:00 Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show Registration – Parkside Complex Grounds

10:00 – 1:00 Library Book Sale – Bag Day – Mengle Memorial Library

10:00 – 2:00 American Legion (Patriotic High School artwork display & 4th of Pershing Avenue July flashlight necklace give-a-way)

10:00 – 3:30 Craft Show & Sale – 7th Avenue & Alexander Street

10:00 – 4:00 ATA Trolley

10:00 – 4:00 Story House – Near the Museum

10:15 BAHS Marching Band & Auxiliary – American Legion Memorial Stage

10:30 Patriotic Program Speaker: Jack Tully – American Legion Memorial Stage

11:00 Star Spangled Bicycle Race/Tour de Brockway Start Brockway High School

11:00 – 3:00 Art Show open to the public – Brockwayville Depot

11:00 – 3:00 Quilt Show – Multi-Purpose Bldg (by Elem. School)

11:30 Children’s Games Little League Field After Games Kaimann’s Bicycle Drawing – Little League Field

12:00 Scavenger Hunt Tennis Courts – behind Craft Show

12:00 Tim Britton Construction Services, Inc. Lego Building Contest Sign In Behind Museum (Must pre-register by calling 814 375-9388)

12:00 The Mentalist – Park Pavilion

12:00 Hoop Performance by Theresa – Near Park Pavilion

12:00 K9 Crew, Trick Dog Show Truesdale Field

12:00 Origami Presentations – Near Truesdale Field

12:00 – 1:00 Magic To Go – Strolling in the Park

12:00 – 3:00 Free Swimming sponsored by the Brockway Rec. Board – Taylor Memorial Pool

12:00 – 3:00 Hit Play – American Legion Stage

12:00 – 3:30 Bingo by Brockway Soccer Boosters – Main Pavilion

12:00 – 4:00 Horse Drawn Trolley Rides – Near the Pond

12:00 – 4:00 Cartoon Caricature Portraits – Concession Tent

12:00 – 5:00 Face Painting – Near 9th Avenue Pavilion

12:00 – 5:00 Hoop Dance Workshop with Theresa – Near the Park Pavilion

12:00 – 5:00 Balloons with Enchantment – 9th Avenue Pavilion

12:00 – 5:00 Taylor Memorial Museum – Taylor Memorial Park

12:00 – 5:00 Tumblebus – Near Rails to Trails

12:00 – 5:00 Animal Kingdom Playland – Soccer Practice Field

12:00 – 5:00 Airbrush Tattoos – Near 9th Avenue Pavilion

12:00 – 5:00 Extreme Air – Soccer Practice Field

12:00 – 5:00 Strike A Pose – Near Truesdale Field

12:00 – 5:00 Xtreme Lazer Tag – Soccer Practice Field

12:00 – 5:00 Zero Shock – Soccer Practice Field

1:00 Magical Entertainment – Park Pavilion

1:00 Origami Workshops – Near Truesdale Field

1:00 Zumba Flash Mob Party Taylor – Memorial Park

1:00 – 3:00 Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show – Parkside Complex Grounds

2:00 – 3:00 Magic To Go – Strolling in the Park

2:00 The Mentalist – Park Pavilion

2:00 Hoop Performance by Theresa – Near Park Pavilion

2:00 K9 Crew, Trick Dog Show – Truesdale Field

2:15 Origami Presentations – Near Truesdale Field

3:00 Magical Entertainment – Park Pavilion

3:00 Origami Workshops – Near Truesdale Field

3:00 Brockway Cheerleader Raffle Drawing – American Legion Memorial Stage

3:00 Brockway Drama Club Drawing – American Legion Memorial Stage

3:00 Car, Truck & Motorcycle Winner Announcements – Parkside Complex Grounds

3:30 – 5:30 Michael Christopher – American Legion Stage

4:00 – 5:00 Magic To Go – Strolling in the Park

4:00 The Mentalist – Park Pavilion

4:00 Hoop Performance by Theresa – Near Park Pavilion

4:00 K9 Crew, Trick Dog Show – Truesdale Field

4:00 Brockway Soccer Duck Derby – Bridge by McDonalds

4:15 Origami Presentations – Near Truesdale Field

6:00 Parade – Main Street

8:30 – 10:30 LED Hoop Performance by Theresa – Near American Legion Stage

8:30 – 9:45 Rock Of Ages (Best of the 60’s, 70’s & 80’s Music) – American Legion Memorial Stage

9:00 Kaimann’s Raffle Drawings – Soccer Practice Field by concessions

9:45 Approx. Spectacular Fireworks Display (Sponsored in part by the Burnice Shepley Estate) – Taylor Memorial Park

10:00 – 10:30 Rock Of Ages (Best of the 60’s, 70’s & 80’s – Music) American Legion Memorial Stage


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