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Get a jump on celebrating Independence Day holiday

The Fourth of July is a good time to round up the family for a relaxing red, white, and blue BBQ. But, if you’re looking for more exciting ideas to keep family and friends entertained, there are some celebratory options throughout the area starting early next week.

Tuesday July 1

For early visitors, consider attending the Cannon Valley Fair, which runs from Tuesday through Friday. This is the 99th year of the annual festival. Cost is $3 per day and $8 for a pass. Ages 5 and under enter free.

The fair takes place in Cannon Falls, and the main access point is Sixth Street.

The University of Wisconsin—River Falls campus plays host to the Kids from Wisconsin youth show choir at 7 p.m. in the Melvin Wall Amphitheatre; the concert is free.

Marie’s Underground Grill and Tap House in Red Wing offers an open microphone night from 8 p.m. until close.

Wednesday July 2

Sawtooth Bluegrass group will entertain at 7.p.m. in Red Wing’s Central Park with a free concert.

For events taking place Thursday July 3 and Friday July 4, as well as a list of Friday night fireworks options, see the Wednesday July 2 issue of the Republican Eagle.