Fourth of July events around the region

The towns of Sebec, Dexter and Greenville will each be celebrating Independence Day with events on and around Monday, July 4.

The Fourth of July events in Sebec Village begin with fireworks at dusk on Sunday, July 3 with food available. 

On Independence Day events start with breakfast at 7 a.m. at the Sebec Village Community Church, 734 Sebec Village Road, by donation. A quilt raffle also will take place.

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HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY — On Sunday Sebec will again join thousands of other communities across the nation in celebrating the Fourth of July. The 2022 procession through the village starts at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, July 4.

The parade through the village starts at 9:30 a.m. and the canoe race will begin at 11 a.m. The chicken BBQ gets underway at 11 a.m., for eat in or take out, and the menu has chicken and all the sides, baked beans, roll and beverage 

July 4 in Sebec includes an all-morning bake sale with lots of goodies and pony rides.

Observer file photo/Stuart Hedstrom
INDEPENDENCE DAY CANOE RACE — The annual July 4 canoe race in Sebec will start at 11 a.m. on Monday.

In Dexter fireworks over Lake Wassookeag are scheduled for dusk at Big Lake Wassookeag on Sunday, July 3.

The Fourth of July parade will start at 10 a.m. on Monday at the Dexter Fire Department station on Route 7, and proceed to the old shoe shop on Lincoln Street. A boat parade on Lake Wassookeag follows at noon.

The Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, 59 Main Street, serves a free picnic starting at 11 a.m. and going until supplies run out. For more call Pastor Dever at 207-217-4695. The meal will be a hot dog, bag of chips, and bottle of water.

In Greenville events start with fireworks on Saturday, July 2 (July 3 is the rain date).

The Fourth of July parade to celebrate “National Treasures” starts at 1 p.m. in the industrial park in the Junction and ends downtown.

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