Mechanicsburg celebrates summer


The Mechanicsburg High School Marching Band brings music to Main Street during Saturday’s Summer Celebration Parade.


Brenda Burns|Urbana Daily Citizen

The Mechanicsburg High School Marching Band brings music to Main Street during Saturday’s Summer Celebration Parade.


Brenda Burns|Urbana Daily Citizen

Spectatators line the parade route during Saturday’s Summer Celebration and children wave at American Legion members in their passing truck.


Brenda Burns|Urbana Daily Citizen

Antioch Shriners drive their tiny cars in circle patterns during Saturday’s Summer Celebration Parade. Homes on Main Street are manicured and displaying the American flag near the downtown prior to Saturday’s parade.


Brenda Burns|Urbana Daily Citizen

Lines of antique tractors are always a hit in the annual parade.


Brenda Burns|Urbana Daily Citizen

Lines of antique tractors are always a hit in the annual parade.


Brenda Burns|Urbana Daily Citizen

MECHANICSBURG – The village of Mechanicsburg held its annual Summer Celebration on Saturday. The event is to commemorate Independence Day. Residents of the village orchestrated a parade through the downtown to Goshen Park, where there were activities and concessions on Saturday evening. The Grimes Flying Lab, based in Urbana, staged a flyover prior to the parade.

Fireworks were displayed at dusk on Saturday.

The Mechanicsburg High School Marching Band brings music to Main Street during Saturday’s Summer Celebration Parade.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/17/2015/07/web1_band11.jpgThe Mechanicsburg High School Marching Band brings music to Main Street during Saturday’s Summer Celebration Parade. Brenda Burns|Urbana Daily Citizen

The Mechanicsburg High School Marching Band brings music to Main Street during Saturday’s Summer Celebration Parade.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/17/2015/07/web1_band21.jpgThe Mechanicsburg High School Marching Band brings music to Main Street during Saturday’s Summer Celebration Parade. Brenda Burns|Urbana Daily Citizen

Spectatators line the parade route during Saturday’s Summer Celebration and children wave at American Legion members in their passing truck.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/17/2015/07/web1_girl-waves-truck1.jpgSpectatators line the parade route during Saturday’s Summer Celebration and children wave at American Legion members in their passing truck. Brenda Burns|Urbana Daily Citizen

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Antioch Shriners drive their tiny cars in circle patterns during Saturday’s Summer Celebration Parade. Homes on Main Street are manicured and displaying the American flag near the downtown prior to Saturday’s parade.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/17/2015/07/web1_shriners21.jpgAntioch Shriners drive their tiny cars in circle patterns during Saturday’s Summer Celebration Parade. Homes on Main Street are manicured and displaying the American flag near the downtown prior to Saturday’s parade. Brenda Burns|Urbana Daily Citizen

Lines of antique tractors are always a hit in the annual parade.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/17/2015/07/web1_tractors11.jpgLines of antique tractors are always a hit in the annual parade. Brenda Burns|Urbana Daily Citizen

Lines of antique tractors are always a hit in the annual parade.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/17/2015/07/web1_tractors21.jpgLines of antique tractors are always a hit in the annual parade. Brenda Burns|Urbana Daily Citizen