Despite months of closures, face masks and social distancing, some Fourth of July traditions will take place around the Yuba-Sutter-Colusa this year: 

– A Yuba-Sutter fireworks display will take place at 9:30 p.m. The fireworks will be set off in Beckwourth Riverfront Park, however, there won’t be a designated viewing area to prevent mass gatherings. The fireworks should be visible from both sides of the river.

– The Foothill Volunteer Firefighter Association will host the annual Fourth of July celebration at 16796 Willow Glen Road in Brownsville from 7-10 p.m. The event will include a raffle and a fireworks show but no food or drinks will be provided due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Attendees are also asked to bring their own chairs.

– Colusa Casino Resort, 3770 State Route 45 in Colusa, announced on Wednesday that they have postponed their annal Fourth of July Celebration due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information, call 458-8844.

What’s happening on the Fourth?


– The Church of Glad Tidings, 1179 Eager Road, Live Oak, will host their fourth annual Fourth of July community picnic from noon-4 p.m. 

– New California Yuba County will host an Independence Day Auto Show on the corner of Tenth and E Streets in Marysville from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. 

– The Colusa Lions Club will host the third annual Jim Davison Rubber Duckie Races along the Sacramento River in Colusa, beginning promptly at 2 p.m. The race begins on the river just east of the boat ramp and continues downstream to the River Road Bridge.

– The bi-annual Grimes Day Parade will make its way around Grimes starting at 10 a.m. The parade will kick off at Grand Island Elementary School and head west on E. Leven St. before turning onto Third St. The procession will then turn left onto Poundstone St. before turning onto Fifth St. and heading back to the schoolyard.

– The Sacramento River Fire Protection District Grand Island Station will be selling to-go lunches at the firehouse, 359 Main St. in Grimes, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.

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