June 26, 2012 —
HONESDALE, PA — The Independence Day celebration hosted by the Wayne County Creative Arts Council and The Greater Honesdale Partnership will begin at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 3 in Central Park. There will be free old-fashioned games with prizes for children as well as some new performers. Vendors with food and novelties will begin setting up at 5 p.m.
The Sour Bridges Band (www.myspace.com/sourbridges ) will open the activities. The members of the band include native Honesdalians Bill Pucci on guitar and banjo and his brother Matt Pucci on mandolin. Dalton Chamblee on drums, Jackson Ellis electric guitar, and Kathryn Wilkes playing the fiddle complete the band. At 5 p.m. Stillhand Stringband will continue the program. At 6:30 p.m., Doug Smith’s Dixieland All-Stars will perform America’s original art form—Dixieland music. The Crystal Band will perform at 8 p.m. This all-volunteer community band in celebrates its 133rd anniversary this year.
In case of rain, all activities will be rescheduled for Friday, July 6 at 5 p.m.