Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

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June 25, 2014

Epic Independence Day celebration set at Lake Tansi

CROSSVILLE — The Lake Tansi Recreations Department has planned an epic Independence Day celebration that will brighten the stars on your flags. The celebration will start Friday, July 4th and continue through the weekend with family friendly activities and entertainment that is inspired by classic Americana fun.

Friday, Saturday and Sunday the kids will be able to enjoy inflatables and bouncy houses from Perfect Party Rentals all day long. Friday is earmarked for competitions at the Thunderbird for shuffleboard, ping pong and horseshoes starting at 3 p.m. The Quack Shack will be showing the popular action film “Independence Day,” starring Will Smith, Bill Pullman and Randy Quade, at dusk on the beach.

Lake Tansi will then continue our nation’s celebration of independence on Saturday beginning at 10 a.m. with mini golf at the Thunderbird. There will be sandcastle building on the beach at noon. Registration for the 2 o’clock Cruise In starts at 1 p.m. At 5 p.m., a pie eating contest, tug-of-war and three-legged sack race will be held at the beach. There will also be live music from 6-8 p.m. and the Quack Shack will be showing “Captain America” on the beach at dusk.

Badminton, corn hole and volleyball competitions will take place Sunday on the beach at noon. The Quack Shack plans to play animated, kid-favorite “American Tail” on the beach at dusk.

The Recreations Department has worked hard to create a special and memorable Independence Day Celebration for everyone to enjoy all weekend. Chock full of family fun and wholesome goodness, the Lake Tansi Independence Day Celebration will be as American as washing down a hard night of catching fireflies with an RC Cola and a MoonPie. Show your stars and stripes and come out for friendly competitions, live music, activities, and movies and celebrate the anniversary of the nation’s birth at Lake Tansi.

For more information about celebration events contact the Thunderbird Recreation Center at 788-6282 or visit www.laketansipoa.com.  Perfect Party Rentals is owned by Tansi resident Kris Parks and may be contacted at 881-7888 or by visiting www.myppronline.com.

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