Basehor Fourth of July Celebration
The holiday activities are organized by the Basehor Gold PRIDE group and sponsored by the city, the Chamber of Commerce and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 11499. Concessions will be served at 5:30 p.m. at the VFW, 2806 N. 155th St., to kick off the evening. At 6:30 p.m., the parade will start at the corner of 155th Street and Leavenworth Road, which is half an hour later than the parade usually starts. Other activities, such as games and a performance by the Stranger Creek Band, will take place on the Basehor-Linwood High School football field at 155th Street and Parallel Road.The winner of the Outstanding Citizen Award will be announced along with the parade winners at 8:30 p.m. Hannah Brown will show community members her musical talent at the celebration with her rendition of the National Anthem, and a free fireworks show is scheduled to begin at around 9:15 p.m., just as the last notes of the anthem fade.