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July 7, 2001
Manchester will hold its 30th annual Independence Day Celebration at Manchester Community College on Saturday, July 6, starting at 4 p.m. There will be children's activities, live music featuring Skyline Drive and The Mohegan Sun All-Stars and a town-wide chicken barbecue. Fireworks start at 9:30 p.m. The rain date is Sunday, July 7. Tickets for the chicken barbecue are $7 in advance and $8 on the day of the event. Information: 860-647-5235 or www.townofmanchester.org.