A number of area communities have scheduled events today as we celebrate the 4th of July.
In Rochelle, the parade begins at 10 at City Hall. The route starts on 6th street and then goes to 6th avenue. The parade will then travel on Lincoln Highway, Lincoln Avenue, 9th street, and 10th avenue.
The July 4th parade in the Hub City comes to an end at Atwood Park.
The Rochelle Municipal Band plans to have a performance which will begin around 8. The fireworks show will follow at dusk from the Rochelle Fire Department.
**Mt. Morris "Let Freedom Ring Festival"
**Firefighters Breakfast 7-11am
**Lois Nelson Memorial Walk 9am
**Patriotic program at band shell noon
**Bell Ringing Ceremony 1pm
**Motorcycle Parade 1pm
**Grand Parade 2pm
**Kable Band Concert 8pm (DLR Jr. High)
**Fireworks Show Dusk (DLR Jr. High)
**Byron Fireworks show at dusk
**Rockford: Fireworks show at dusk
**Winnebago: Parade begins at 10am
Live music (During the day)
Fireworks at dusk