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Several Events Planned in Pleasantville and Bussey Saturday

Due to the 4th of July falling on a Sunday this year, many area communities are choosing to hold their celebrations on Saturday. Several events are planned in Pleasantville Saturday beginning with a flag raising at Legion Hall at 7am followed by the Firecracker 5K, a softball tournament, parade, children’s games, live music and fireworks at dusk. There are also several events planned in Bussey Saturday and along with fireworks at the Marion County Fairgrounds in Knoxville once the sun sets. The KNIA/KRLS Big Red Radio will be in the Pleasantville parade at 11am Saturday and the Little Big Red Radio will be in Bussey providing entertainment and making announcements.

Bussey Independence Day Events
7am-9am — Breakfast at Bussey Methodist Church (free will offering)
9am-2pm — Library Book Sale
10am — Parade
11am-12:30pm — Mike Forst Hypnotist
11:30am — Apple Pie Judging
12:30pm — Apple Pie Auction
12:45pm-1:45pm — Shannon’s School of Dance
2pm-4pm Patty Richards
2pm — Bags Tournament (registration from 1-1:45pm)
4pm — Kiddie Tractor Pull (registration at 3:30pm)
5pm-10pm — Live Music by Third Generation, Quarter Inch Jack and Phoenix
10pm — Fireworks.
All Day — Inflatables for kids, rides and concessions

Pleasantville Independence Day Events
7am — Flag Raising at Legion Hall
7:30am — Firecracker 5K at high school football field
7:30am-11am — Breakfast at Memorial Hall
8am — Deb McCann Memorial Softball Tournament at the little league field
11am — Parade
12pm — Hog Roast at the Family Life Center-Methodist Church
12pm — Lions Club Lunch at the elementary school
1pm — Star Spangled Squad at the football field
2pm — Mutton Bustin across from the high school ball fields