Spring City's Shake The Lake Celebration Rescheduled

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Spring City's Shake the Lake Celebration has been cancelled for July 6, as well as the block party scheduled for Friday.

Both events have been rescheduled as follows:

Block Party on Front Street on July 19 from 7-10 p.m.

Shake the Lake at Veterans Park will be held on July 20, beginning at 9 a.m., with events throughout the day and the fireworks show at dark.



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