PUBLISHED: 3:57 PM on Wednesday, June 28, 2006
4th of July in Ketchikan
Friday, June 30

7 p.m. - 4th July Queen Contestants Presentation Forum; free and open to the public

Sunday, July 2

12:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. - Booths open on Tongass Dock

Monday, July 3

10 a.m. - 7 p.m. - Booths open on Tongass Dock

8:30 p.m. - Crowning of the 4th July Queen at the Discovery Center

9 p.m. - Drawing Queen Contest at the Salmon Landing

Tuesday, July 4

8 a.m. - 10 p.m. - Booths open on Tongass Dock

10:30 a.m. - Kids parade lineup on the Federal Bldg parking lot.

11 a.m. - Kids parade to the tunnel begins; Parents should pickup their children at the Lions Club Booth

11 a.m. - Main parade line up begins

Noon - Main parade begins at Jefferson Street stoplight

5 p.m. - Ketchikan Timber Carnival at Great Alaskan Lumberjack Show Arena; free admission

5 p.m. - Rubber Ducky Race at Ketchikan Creek

11 p.m. - Fireworks, barge at north end of Pennock Island

Wednesday, July 5

Noon - Community Luncheon at Sunny Point Conference Center with visiting friends and family members of fallen pilot Maj. Stephen "Butch" Freeman who lost his life in a plane crash behind A&P Market last January. The event is open to the public and costs $15 at the door. Live entertainment will be provided by Paddy's Leather Breeches, The Amish Robots & the Cape Fox Dancers. For more information, contact Blaine Ashscraft at (907) 225-3184 or Anna Marie Mestas at (907) 225-6166.