June 1920: Pescadero’s Plans for the 4th of July

From the “Coastside Comet,” June 18, 1920

Pescadero to Celebrate

Plans and preparations are being completed for a big Fourth of July celebration in Pescadero this year. The festivities will be held on Monday, July 5, commencing with a musical and literary program at 10 o’clock. At noon there will be the free barbecue and and races and games will be held in the afternoon. Dancing from 1:30 to 5 o’clock, a display of fireworks in the evening and a grand ball in I.D.E.S. hall to conclude the day’s program.

Edward J. Hevey will be the president of the day and H.W. Lampkin of Redwood City has been selected as orator. The committee of arrangements consists of Eli D. Moore, M. R. Mattei, James McCormick, Walter H. Moore, Oliver A. McCormick, Antone George, Hugh McCormick, Antone T. Enos and E.A. Shaw.

The floor mangers for the afternoon and evening dances will be Walter Moore, Oliver McCormick and “Tony” George.

On the reception committee will be William A. Moore, Hugh McCormick, J.A. Moore, Frank George and A.W. Woodhams.

The committee handling the afternoon games and races will consist of J.E. Shaw, Charles Mattei, George Goularte, D.C. Adair and Arthur Teague.


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