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Thursday, July 3, 2014 12:01 am

Old-fashioned fun

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Based on a well attended 1842 Fourth of July gathering hosted by the Broadwell family, Clayville Historic Site is re-creating the historic event and inviting you. The daylong soirée features old-fashioned fun with music, horseshoes, softball and bocce ball. Bring your own softball equipment, all other sports equipment is provided. Also, bring a picnic, or hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, ice cream, popcorn and drinks will be available for purchase. In addition, the play Prairie Dreams: The Story of Clayville and its People, written by local playwright Tara McClellan-McAndrew, will be performed at 2 p.m. (Other performances take place July 5, 2 p.m. and July 6 at 6 p.m.) Tickets for the play are $13.50, $11.50 for seniors and $8.50 for ages 12 and under. Bring a lawn chair.

Historic Fourth of July at Clayville
Friday, July 4, 10am-4pm
Clayville Historic Site
Route 125, Pleasant Plains
217-572-4984
Free

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