Fourth of July Contacts


Big Walnut 5K Freedom Walk/Run registration and sign-in begins at 6:30 a.m.; the race begins at 7:30 a.m. For additional information or to preregister online go to the Premier Races website at < premierraces.com >, click Events, on the Events page scroll down in the Search box drop-down menu to Sunbury Town Square.

Corey Lehman Memorial Volleyball Tournament registration begins at 8:30 a.m. at Big Walnut High School. Call or email Janet Lehman for tournament information and to let her know if you have a team playing in the tournament. (H) 740-965-1292; (C) 740-815-9465; Email < mlehman884@aol.com >.

Independence Day Parade, Star Spangled Salute, 10 a.m. This year’s parade will honor Vietnam Era Veterans, escorted by the 122nd Army Band, Ohio Army National Guard. Vietnam era veterans who wish to be in the parade are encouraged to contact Donna Evans as soon as possible via email at < memadonna9@yahoo.com >.

Football Skills Punt, Pass & Kick Contest, following the parade at approximately 11 a.m. at JR Smith Park hosted by members of the Big Walnut Youth Athletic Association. Sign-ups for the 2015 BWYAA football season will be held until 2 p.m. at the park just prior to the start of competition. Go to the BWYAA website at < bwyaa.com > for additional information.

Antiques, Arts & Crafts Fair 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Vendor information online at the Sunbury/Big Walnut Area Chamber of Commerce website at < sunburybigwalnutchamber.com >, click Events, click Events List in the drop-down menu, scroll down to 2015 Fourth of July Celebration, click Read More, then click vendor links.

Galena Flea Market at Miller Park and Community Yard Sale from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m., vendor space is still available. A 20-foot by 20-foot space is $20 advance, or $35 day of show. Contact John Bland at 740-965-2081 or email < jwbslb@embarqmail.com > to pre-register.

For additional information about the Sunbury/Big Walnut Area Fourth of July Celebration contact the Sunbury/Big Walnut Area Chamber of Commerce office at 740-965-2860, or log on to < sunburybigwalnutchamber.com >.