The Central Maine Fourth of July Great American Celebration featured country musician Colby Swift.

A cool breeze and 80 degree weather made it the perfect day for the celebration at the Clinton fairgrounds.

Many food vendors set up, selling traditional fair food and more: cotton candy, fries, fried dough, fudge, and sandwiches and wraps.

Games and activities included ring toss, a cork gun, sand art and free face painting for kids.

They didn't realize the celebration was happening until they drove by. They enjoyed the fried dough and considered fries too.

He came to the festival with his fiancee and her cousins and set up chairs in front of the stage around 1 p.m. to wait for the 8 p.m. concert.

Its museum has a wide variety of historical photos of Clinton and other items related to its history, said Buddy Frost, founder of the historical society.

Despite not being officially connected to the celebration, the museum is often open to residents during nearby events.

In addition to a parade and a K-9 demonstration, the Sebasticook Riding Club will show horses. Activities conclude with fireworks at 9 p.m.