Randolph Fourth of July Celebration
2013 Schedule of Events
Wednesday, July 3rd Red White and Blueberry Pie Sale 12 noon
St John’s Episcopal Church is holding its coveted pie sale again. Don’t miss out on the best homemade pies you can buy, just in time for company celebrating the holiday! The church is located at 15 Summer Street in Randolph. For more information call 728-9910.
Wednesday, July 3rd Fourth of July Fireworks Display
The Randolph area July 4th Fireworks display is brought to you courtesy of the Randolph Village Fire Department. The event takes place on Stock Farm Road off Route 66 at “The Pit” approximately 1.5 miles on the left once you turn onto Stock Farm Road. Look for the helpful fireman volunteers on the road doing traffic control. Admission is $3 for adults and $2 for children under the age of 12. The rain date is July 4. Food and other items are on sale beginning at ~5 PM. Donations are accepted (the cost of the show always exceeds entry fees and food sales generated).
Thursday, July 4th & Friday, July 5th, Kimball Public Library Annual Book Sale 9 AM-1 PM
Visit Kimball Public Library for a book-buying extravaganza including summer reads, children’s books and collector’s items. The sale is held next to the library on 67 Main Street in Randolph. Call 728-5073 for more information.
Thursday, July 4th, Randolph Historical Museum is Free & Open 1 PM to 4 PM
The Randolph Historical Museum will be open on Independence Day. Located on Salisbury Street in the yellow building above the Police Station, the museum will be free for all to visit (donations accepted). Normal visiting hours of the museum are the third Sunday of every month from 2-4 PM, so this is a special opportunity to visit during the week. For more information contact Larry Leonard at 603-524-4418.
Thursday, July 4th, Annual Duck Race sponsored by the Randolph Fish & Game Club
Buy a ticket to sponsor a duck in the annual duck race and help send children to Conservation Camp. This yearly event takes place on the river at the Randolph Recreation Field after the Street Fest. Watch the ducks float down the river to the finish line and if yours is the fastest, you win! You can buy your lucky ducky at the Chamber Street Fest on Merchants Row during the Randolph July 4th Parade. For more information call 728-2585.
Thursday, July 4th Randolph Town Pool Swim 1 to 5 PM
The Randolph Town Pool will be open for all to enjoy. This Open Swim time is free and everyone is welcome to participate. The Boys & Girls Club of White River Junction operates the Randolph Town Pool and hopes you will join them for some fun time at the pool. For more information call 728-3010.
Saturday July 6th, Randolph Union High School Class of 78 Reunion
RUHS Class of 78 will be hosting a reunion BBQ for all classmates, friends, family and anyone/everyone else. The event takes place at Lake Champagne Picnic Area, Randolph Center and begins at12 noon. Swimming and other pursuits along with lots of story swapping will take place. Bring something to grill, a dish to share and your own beverages, and don’t forget your camera! No pets and/or outside music, please. Admission to the campground is only $ 3.18 per adult and even less for kids, so come and join the fun!
Beauty & the Beast - Thurs – Sat July 4, 5, and 6 at 7 PM, Sun July 7 at 2 PM
An all-star cast of more than 135 youth from Central Vermont and the Upper Valley presents a fully-staged production of this classic Disney musical with music by Alan Menken, and lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice. Book by Linda Wolverton. Presented by special arrangement with Music Theatre International. Tickets: Adults $19.25, students $12.75 Prices include 6% VT sales tax. Tickets available through the Chandler Box Office weekdays 3-6 PM, in person or by phone: 802-728-6464.
In the Gallery - “Suspended Worlds & Worlds Underfoot”
“Suspended Worlds” celebrates Curtains Without Borders, Vermont’s painted curtain project, and highlights the restored East Randolph curtain. Professional photographs of several of the restored Vermont theater curtains are also on display. Painted floor cloths by Sandy Ducharme comprise “Worlds Underfoot”. The exhibit runs through Sunday July 7. Summer Gallery hours have been extended to 3-6 on Friday and noon to 3 on Saturday and Sunday. The Gallery is also open by appointment, 802-728-9878.