July 4

Yuba City

The Plumas Street Flag Dedication will begin at 9:30 a.m. at the corner of Plumas Street and Colusa Highway. The flagpole was originally dedicated in 1983 to those who serve the country by military service; past, present and future. With the current flagpole being inoperable, two local sponsors provided for the installation of the new flagpole. The new flagpole will be dedicated to those who have honorably served to protect their country and community including military and emergency services.

A Fourth of July Parade will be at 10 a.m. at Gauche Aquatic Park, 421 Center St., Yuba City. Ages 0-12 can dress up in red, white and blue, decorate their bikes and wagons and join in the parade. No animals, pets or motorized vehicles are permitted. Helmets are required by all participants. For more information, call 822-4650.

The Yuba Sutter Symphony, under the direction of Corey Kersting, will present a concert of patriotic music at 10:15 a.m. during and at the conclusion of the Fourth of July Parade at the Yuba City Town Center Fountain. The free concert will feature patriotic marches and songs like “God Bless the USA,” “God Bless America” and “Stars and Stripes Forever.”


The Fourth of July Wheatland Community Picnic will be at the Wheatland Community Center located at Tom Abe Park, 111 C St., Wheatland, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The event, organized by the Wheatland Lions Club, will include barbecue, bingo, horseshoes, and games for children. 


The Yuba/Sutter Regional Fireworks Show will begin at 9:30 p.m. at the Marysville Soccer Fields, at Beckwourth Riverfront Park, 1010 Biz Johnson Drive, Marysville, located between the Fifth and 10th street bridges. The park will be open for picnic at 4 p.m. and parking is limited. The show is sponsored by City of Marysville, City of Yuba City, Sutter County, Yuba County, Yuba Water Agency and Recology Yuba-Sutter and is produced by PYRO Spectacular North.

The Yuba-Sutter Gold Sox game will begin at 7 p.m. at the Colusa Casino Stadium, located at 14th and B streets, Marysville. For more information, call 741-3600, email team@goldsox.com or visit www.goldsox.com.

Colusa County

The Sacramento River Fire Protection District Grand Island Station will host a Fourth of July Breakfast at the firehouse, located at 359 Main St. in Grimes, from 8 a.m.-11 a.m. The all-you-can-eat buffet style breakfast will include everything from eggs and bacon, biscuits and gravy, pancakes, fruit, a breakfast burrito station and much more. This event is free but donations in any amount will be accepted. All proceeds will go towards the District’s scholarship fund. For more information, contact the  Sacramento River Fire Protection District Grand Island Station at 437-2502.

The Colusa Lions Club will host the annual rubber duck race 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 Brdge. All of the proceeds from the event will be used to send Egling Middle School students to Shady Creek. One thousand dollars in cash prizes will be given away to the winners; $500 for first place, $300 for second place and $200 dollars for third place. Winners do not need to be present to win. Rubber Duckie race tickets are $5 and can be purchased at Messick Ace Hardware, 729 Market St. in Colusa, or from any Lion’s Club member. 

The Colusa County Fourth of July Fireworks Show returns to the Colusa County Fairgrounds again this year. Fairground gates will open at 6 p.m., with an obstacle course and mechanical bull, provided by Paco’s Jump, to enjoy before the sun goes down. Lots of yummy treats will also be available including Mangonada, corn on the cob and shaved ice, provided by La Pinita Loca. The Colusa County Veterans Foreign Wars Post 2441 will perform the Flag Salute at 8 p.m., just before the fireworks spectacular begins. While there is no scheduled start time for the fireworks display, organizers said the show will start at dark and spectators can watch the sky light up from the grandstands. Admission and parking for this event are free to the public. For more information, contact the Colusa County Fairgrounds at 458-264.

July 5


The eighth annual Music in the Park Marysville series will be at Deatsch Park, located at Third and D streets, Marysville. Live music will be played from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. This event is free to the public. 

Yuba-Sutter Gold Sox game will begin at 7 p.m. at the Colusa Casino Stadium, located at 14th and B streets, Marysville. For more information, call 741-3600, email team@goldsox.com or visit www.goldsox.com.  


July 6

Yuba City

For the Love of Frida Art and Culture Festival, will be held at the Sutter County Museum, located at 1333 Butte House Road in Yuba City, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. The free event is open to the public and celebrates the artist on the anniversary of her birthday. For more information, call 742-2787, email email@yubasutterarts.org or visit www.yubasutterarts.org.

The Yuba City Certified Farmers Market will be open from 8 a.m.-noon at Town Square, located on Plumas Boulevard and C St., Yuba City. Local and regional produce, arts and craft vendors will featured at the market. The market is free to attend. For more information, call 671-2003 for visit the Yuba City Certified Farmers Market Facebook page

The First Saturday Book Sale, sponsored by Friends of the Sutter County Library, will be at the Sutter County Library, located at 750 Forbes Ave., Yuba City, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and 100 percent of all sales go directly to Library Services. Donations of gently used books, DVDs and CDs are appreciated.


The Yuba-Sutter Gold Sox game will begin at 7 p.m. at the Colusa Casino Stadium, located at 14th and B streets, Marysville. For more information, call 741-3600, email team@goldsox.com or visit www.goldsox.com.

The Amasingh (pronounced amaze-singh) Magician will kick off the Yuba County Library’s summer performances with a free show starting at 11 a.m., The library is located at 303 Second St. in Marysville. For more information, call 749 7380.


The Dobbins Farmers Market, located at 9765 Marysville Road, Dobbins, will be open from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The event will feature local produce, music, arts, crafts and a kids zone. The second Saturday of each month is kids day with activities for children. On the last Saturday of the month, for $10, people can bring their yard sale items and sell them at the market.

Colusa County

Colusa Casino Resort will host country music artist Craig Morgan for a free concert outside in the courtyard with a fireworks show to follow, beginning at 8 p.m. Colusa Casino Resort is located at 3770 Highway 45 in Colusa. Must be 21 or older to attend.

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