Be part of the town's centennial celebration. Williams became an incorporated city July 3, 1901.
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of incorporation, a town photo of local residents is planned near the Bill Williams statue in Monument Park on West Route 66. A copy of the photo will be placed in a time capsule and sealed for another 100 years.
Participants can dress in costume if they wish. Everyone should arrive at 9:30 a.m. July Fourth to allow time to set up the photo.
For more information, call the Williams-Grand Canyon Chamber of Commerce at 635-1418.
Crafters wanted for 4th of July
Local crafters are needed for the second annual Being Crafty on the Fourth of July sidewalk sale. This event will be held 9 a.m-2 p.m. July 4 at the Forest Service/City of Williams Visitor Center.
Applications are available at the visitor center, located at Grand Canyon Boulevard and Railroad Avenue. For more information, call 635-4061.
Enter Fourth of July parade now
To celebrate the City of Williams Centennial, this year's Fourth of July parade theme will be "Williams, 100 Years and Still Going Strong." The parade is planned for 11:30 a.m. July 4.
Prizes will be awarded for entries in the following categories: mounted, float, band, marching, youth group and antique or special vehicle. Judges criteria include best depiction of theme, originality and humor.
Parade entry forms are available at the Williams-Grand Canyon Chamber of Commerce, 200 W. Railroad Ave.
Entries need to be in by June 21. For more information, contact Cynthia Gilbert, chamber administrative assistant, at 635-1418.