THAYER -- Independence Day activities are set for the Thayer Football Field July 4 starting at 5 p.m.
The first jump of the SEMO Skydivers is set for between 5 and 5:30 that evening.
The presentation of colors by the American Legion and a patriotic speech by the Rev. Bill Banks of Thayer First Baptist Church will be presented at 6:30.
Between 7 and 8 p.m. Bobby Bare and the Last Ride Band will perform. The K-95 sticker truck and four-wheeler give-away will be at 8 p.m.
The winner of the SEMO Skydivers tandem jump will be after the truck give away. Music will again be provided by Bare and his band from 8 to 9 p.m.
Fireworks sponsored by the Thayer FFA and all the business es in the Thayer-Mammoth Spring-Koshkonong area is set for 9:30 p.m.
A concession stand manned by the Thayer Chamber of Commerce will be open the night of the event. Free watermelon will be provided by Wallace and Owens.