The Lake Village Voice competition, fireworks over Lake Chicot and a 5K race are among the activities planned for the annual Independence Day Celebration at Lake Village.
There will be music and entertainment at Lakefront Park from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. In the Lake Village Voice competition, eight contestants will compete for a paid gig, opening for the main entertainment at the Lake Village Fall Festival on October 27. There will be a hot dog eating contest as well.
The fireworks show over Lake Chicot will begin at 9 p.m.
The public is invited to take lawn chairs or blankets or sit in the amphitheater at Lakefront Park on Lakeshore Drive, across from the Chicot County Courthouse.
Prior to the festivities at Lakefront Park, there will be a 5K race. The Firecracker 5K race will begin at 7:30 a.m. at the Lake Village Tourist Information Center. For more information about the race contact the race director, Jessie James at [email protected] Registration forms are available at the Community Outreach Center.