The Kewaunee Chamber of Commerce is cosponsor of several events planned Sunday through Tuesday in and around the city to celebrate the Independence Day weekend.
It begins at noon Sunday with the Kewaunee Clock Corner Celebration, hosted by the Chamber and Kewaunee Fire Department at the World’s Largest Grandfather Clock pavilion at Highway 42 and Miller Street.
Food and beverages start at noon, and the event features face painting and a bouncy house for the kids, lawn games, 50/50 raffle, desserts served by The Little Red Barn, and music by Bazooka Joe starting at 5:30 p.m. All proceeds benefit the local community.
Bazooka Joe is Jason Jelinek & the guys playing the Beatles, 1980s, 1990s and beyond.
Monday afternoon and evening bring several events culminating in the Brown Fest Fireworks Show at dusk over the water.
3 p.m. Muskrat City Sportsmen – Lakehaven Hall – Fried cod, walleye, perch or combo plates. Burgers, brats and hot dogs also available. Proceeds go to scholarship fund and educational programs. Live music by the Ron Gills Band 3-5:30 p.m.
3-7 p.m. Second annual Art Walk. Local artists have painted banner art that will be displayed on light poles in downtown Kewaunee through early fall.
6 p.m. Veterans Parade on Center Street – followed by kids activities and raffles at Lakehaven Hall.
8:45 p.m. Veterans Tribute – at the end of Ellis Street
Dusk – Brown Fest Fireworks Show
The Lakeshore Firecracker 5K Run/Walk course highlights the Ahnapee State Trail and Kewaunee’s harbor. Registration begins at 6:30 a.m.; run/walk starts at 8:30 a.m. at the Grandfather Clock, Highway 42 and Miller Street. Proceeds go to educational programs.
The third annual Smokehouse Jamboree from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. is a family fun event featuring the second annual Pentatholon, local live music, children’s games, local artists booths, bucket raffles, 50/50 raffles, a live auction and smoked meat plates. It all happens at the Barnsite Retreat and Events Center, 109 Duvall St., Kewaunee. All proceeds go to The Violence Intervention Project, a nonprofit organization that provides support services for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in Kewaunee County.