Ozark Riverways Hosts Alley Independence Day Celebration

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Date: July 1, 2015
Contact: Dena Matteson, 573-323-8028

EMINENCE, MOOzark National Scenic Riverways will host the annualAlley Spring Independence Day Celebration on Saturday, July 4, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. This event commemorates the traditional picnic celebrations that were held at Alley Spring around the turn of the twentieth century when this area was the social gathering place for local families.

Bring the whole family and neighbors to enjoy musical entertainment by the talented Baker Family, local bluegrass musicians from Birch Tree.Children of all ages can enjoy old fashioned games and toys. Remember to bring a lawn chair or blanket for the entertainment.

A picnic just wouldn't be a picnic without FREE watermelon and lemonade.Funnel cakes and ice cream from the Spring Dipper will be available for purchase on the grounds.

Alley Spring is located five miles west of Eminence, Missouri, on State Route 106.For more information, phone (573) 226-3945 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., or visit the park's Facebook page or website at www.nps.gov/ozar.

Ozark National Scenic Riverways preserves the free-flowing Current and Jacks Fork Rivers, the surrounding natural resources, and the unique cultural heritage of the Ozark people.


Last updated: July 1, 2015

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