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2022 Schedule of Events

Each Day
Scavenger Hunt. Find one of our 4th of July rocks and turn it in at Sweeties Downeast to receive a $10 gift card! Sponsored by Sweeties Downeast.
10:00-4:00 Tides Institute & Museum of Art Exhibition: Rotating Views.
TIMA at 20, Changing exhibitions and activities, 43 Water Street, Studio Works, 48 Water Street: look for activities on an ad hoc basis!

Friday, July 1st
10:00 Opening of Craft Fair and Vendors
1:00 Frisbee Contest. Library Lawn.
1:30 Limbo Contest. Library Lawn.
3:00 Bike Races. Starts half-way down Deep Cove Road and end at the Fire Station. Trike and ages 2-4 in parking lot.
7:30-10pm Street Dance.  Family friendly music to kick off our celebration.  Overlook Park.
Saturday, July 2nd
10:00 Opening of Craft Fair and Vendors
10:00 Kids Cupcake Decorating Contest. Overlook Park. Prizes
10-3:00 Laser Tag. Library Lawn.
10-3:00 Caricatures. Library Lawn.
11:00 Watermelon Eating Contest. Overlook Park. Prizes.
1:00 Little Mr. & Miss 4th of July (ages 2-4).  Overlook Park.
Shead High School Shop Dedication. Dedication to Dale Lincoln and Richard S. Pottle. Shead High School.
4:00 Pet Show.  Cutest, Most Patriotic, Best Tricks, Most Unusual, Best of Show.  Overlook Park.  Prizes.
4:00 Class of 1972 Reunion. At the home of Jim Underwood, Perry.
4:00-6:00 Class of 1967 Reunion.  The Lobster Crate.  Perry.
5:30 Hypnotist Frank Santos. Shead High School. $5.00 per person.
6:30-8:30 Live Music by "Against the Grain". Overlook Park.
6:00-8:00 Class of 1982 Reunion. Horn Run Brewery.
6:00-8:00 Class of 1992 Reunion. Ole Hookers Bar.
7:00 Concert: Gregory Biss and Friends. Eastport Arts Center. $15
Sunday, July 3rd
7:30-8:30 Registration for the Charles E. Davis 7.0 mile race. Shead High School.
8:00-10:30 Shead Athletic Boosters Public Breakfast. Eastport Elementary School. $8 Adult. $5 Child.
9:00 50th Annual Charles E. Davis 7.0 mile race begins. Perry Corner to Bank Square. Walk race begins at Carlow Island.
9:00 Dale Lincoln Kids' Fun Run. Ages 13 and under. Boat School to Dead River Company on Key Street.
9:30 Tiny Tots Fair and face painting. Library Lawn. Children's games for ages 5 and under.
10:00 Opening of Craft Fair and Vendors
12:00 Miss 4th of July Contest. Overlook Park. Little Miss 5-8, Junior Miss 9-13, and Miss 14-18. Contestants for all age categories must register before 12 noon.
1:00 Strawberry Shortcake Sale. Sponsored by Peavey Memorial Library Board. Library Park.
1:00-3:00 Open viewing of Civil War mural undergoing restoration. Tides Institute GAR Hall, 6 Green Street, 2nd Floor.
2:00 Fireman's Muster. Water Street.
3:30 Annual Codfish Relay Race. Water Street. 16 and under or 16 and over. Must have four members for a team.
5:00 Shead Alumni Pickup Softball Game. Behind Elementary School.
6:00-8:00 Live Music by Stillwaters Band. Classic Rock and Country Rock. Overlook Park.
6:00-8:00 Class of 1982 Reunion. The Old Sow Grill.
DUSK Torchlight Parade. Post Office to Motel East.
after DUSK Bonfire behind Eastport Elementary after the Torchlight Parade
Monday, July 4th - Independence Day
Sunrise 62nd Annual Flag Raising at Breakwater.
7:00-11:00 Annual Blueberry Pancake Breakfast. Eastport Municipal Airport.
9:00 Land Sports. Kids Races and Prizes. Water Street.
Penny Scramble in memory of Reid F. Craig to follow directly after land sports.
9:00 45th Annual Buddy Allen Car, Truck & Bike Show. Cars welcome to arrive at 8am. Judging begins at 10am. Bank Square.
10:00 Opening of Craft Fair and Vendors.
10:00 Rubber Ducky Race. Ducks cost $5 and are available in advance at The First Bank or during select events at Overlook Park. Ducks will race between the Fish Pier and the Waco Diner. Prizes 1st $300, 2nd $150 and 3rd $50.
Exact race start time will depend on tides.
11:00 Annual Blueberry Pie Eating Contest. Overlook Park. Prizes.
11:00 Crab Roll and Bake Sale at Eastport Senior Citizen Center.
12:00 Doll Carriage, Wagon, Bike and Trike Parade. Sponsored by Eastport Youth Association. Prizes. Post Office to Bank Square. 
2:00 Grand Independence Day Parade. Theme: "Freedom and Fireworks."".  Floats line up on Staniels Road by Youth Center. Judging at 1:15pm. First $500, Second $300, Third $200. Best decorated 4-wheeler $75.
6:30 Barbara's School of Dance. Overlook Park.
DUSK Grand Presentation of Eastport's Fantastic Fireworks Display. Waterfront. Sponsored by The First Bank.