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Nevada City hosts Constitution Day parade

The 47th annual Constitution Day Parade tops a full weekend of festivities Saturday and Sunday in Nevada City.

The Constitution Day Parade has been a local tradition since 1967 and is reported to be the oldest and largest Constitution observance in western America.

The 2 p.m. Sunday parade features about 100 entries and caps a number of other activities including Revolutionary War living history and re-enactments in Pioneer Park, the annual Gold Country Duck Race on the rapids of Deer Creek and a free outdoor big band concert featuring the Nevada County Concert Band in the downtown historic district.

Celebrants should plan to arrive about an hour before parade time to get a good vantage point along the parade route.

For information and a complete weekend schedule of events, contact the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce, 132 Main St., Nevada City. Call the chamber at 530-265-2692 or see nevadacitychamber.com.


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