Posted on 04 July 2012.
This guy had red-white-and-blue stars sprayed onto his face. More photos below. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
HUNTERSVILLE – Hundreds of people big and small were at Birkdale Village in Huntersville Wednesday morning for the annual July 4th celebration. Roads in the shopping area were closed off to allow room for a variety of activities and a midday parade that included decorated bikes and strollers.
Activities included arts and crafts, face painting, a bounce house, a bicycle skills course, and booths with town of Huntersville employees. Huntersville Mayor Jill Swain was scheduled to give out awards for best decorated bike and the Fire Department planned a water fight.
Houston Koppenhofer (left) and Oliver Ivenco, both 3 and both from Cornelius, posed between runs up and down a stairway at Birkdale Village Wednesday morning. Where can we get a pair of those red-white-and-blue shorts? (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
He lines up a shot in a game of cornhole at the Coca-Cola exhibit. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
With the temperature in the 90s, the fountain at Birkdale Vilage was a popular spot during Wednesday’s July 4 activities. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
Kids decorated their bikes for the annual patriotic parade through the shopping village. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
A flag, bubbles and an audience – what more you could want on July 4? (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)