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Highland Lakes celebrates Independence Day

Marble Falls Community FireworksPHOTO 1: The skies above Lake Marble Falls dance with colors during the 2013 Marble Falls Community Fireworks display. Thousands of spectators enjoyed July 4 celebrations across the Highland Lakes stretching from Llano to Johnson City and Kingsland to Bertram. Photo by Virgil Belk/Hill Country Sports Images

Marble Falls Community FireworksPHOTO 2: Emily Cousins sings an acoustic set at Lakeside Park in Marble Falls leading up to the Marble Falls Community Fireworks show over Lake Marble Falls. Cousins was joined on stage by Zeke Hamilton, Denny Herrin and Chris Bell at the July 4 event. Staff photo by Jared Fields

Aqua Boom Parade fire enginePHOTO 3: The Kingsland Volunteer Fire Department helps get the 2013 Kingsland Aqua Boom rolling on July 4. People lined FM 2900 and a stretch of RR 1431 in Kingsland to celebrate Independence Day. Aqua Boom festivities continue throughout the day culminating with the fireworks display around 9 p.m. on the shores of Lake LBJ. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

Aqua Boom Parade lawn mowerJohn Jones (left) and Alia Hester get ready for the 2013 Kingland Aqua Boom Youth Parade on July 4. The youth parade kicked things off at 9 a.m. with the main parade following a 10 a.m. The Aqua Boom has activities throughout the day including a fireworks display on the shores of Lake LBJ near the FM 2900 bridge after the sun sets. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton
Aqua Boom Parade Cub ScoutsMembers of Kingsland Cub Scout Pack 303 celebrate Independence Day with a trip down FM 2900 in Kingsland during the 2013 Aqua Boom Parade. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton
Aqua Boom CourtThe 2013 Kingsland Aqua Boom Court waves to the crowd during the July 4 parade in Kingsland. The events continued through the day including a boat parade, a raft race, a waterski show and, of course, fireworks. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton
Aqua Boom Little League A crew from the Kingsland Little League Baseball and Softball Association enjoy throwing candy to people during the 2013 Aqua Boom Parade on July 4 in Kingsland. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton
Horseshoe Bay parade bikesTravis (left) and Brett Halla show their Independence Day spirit before the Horseshoe Bay land parade July 4. Travis, 4, and Brett, 2, are celebrating the holiday with their Horseshoe Bay grandparents Tom and Debbie Engler. Staff photo by Jared Fields
Horseshoe Bay parade floatThe July 4 parade in Horseshoe Bay featured many red, white and blue floats, such as these patriotic women. The parade route included Horseshoe Bay Boulevard, Hi Circle North and ended at the Quail Point Lodge. Festivities continue through the day and conclude at 9:30 p.m. with a fireworks show from the Horseshoe Bay Yacht Club. Staff photo by Jared Fields
July 4 SparklersMorgan Williams (right) and Lindy Grubbs waved designs in the air with sparklers near Lakeside Park in Marble Falls before the July 4 fireworks show. Staff photo by Jared Fields

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