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150th Anniversary of Canada

Since the beginning of the year, there have been activities all across Canada in celebration of our country’s 150th birthday. The activities are meant to celebrate Canada’s diversity, encourage inclusion, establish a spirit of reconciliation with Indigenous peoples and discover Canada’s natural beauty. A couple of signature events going on is the Canadian Multiculturalism Day and Canada Day.   Canadian Multiculturalism Day - June 27th   The day is an opportunity to celebrate our diversity and our commitment to democracy, equality and mutual respect. There will be many festivities taking place from coast to coast in celebration. Check here for more specific dates, times . . . Read more

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Best Spots to Watch Fireworks in Nevada

Caesars Palace July 4th Celebration Caesars Palace will have one of the largest Independence Day celebrations ever.  Around 9PM there will be a spectacular fireworks display that will be launched from the hotel’s Julius Tower and will last approximately 15 minutes. Be sure to get a great view and grab a spot in front of the fountains of Caesars Palace.   Star Spangled Sparks - Sparks The Star Spangled Sparks fireworks display of one of the region’s best. Fireworks will be set off from the roof of Nugget Casino Resort while thousands of spectators hang out on Victorian Square below. There will be live entertainment for the whole family, a kid’s area and an array of . . . Read more

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Treating and Conditioning Your RV Roof with UV Protectant

The sun’s UV rays are very powerful and can do damage to your RV’s roof if you don’t protect it from these harsh rays. You put sunscreen on to protect your skin, so why wouldn’t you protect your RV’s skin as well?  Many RV roofs are made of EPDM (Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer). Overtime, the sun’s UV rays can cause drying, cracking, fading, and oxidizing to your RV, especially on rubber roofs, as they get the most direct sunlight.  Rubber roofs could also shrink and the caulking can pull away at the edges if you don’t protect it. Storing your RV under a cover or in a garage when not in use can help lessen the sun’s damage, but this . . . Read more

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Top Fourth of July Party Treats

Planning a great Fourth of July party with the perfect red, white and blue treats can be overwhelming, especially if you are short on time. We have rounded up some of the most mouthwatering and easy to make party treats just for you!   Firecracker Popcorn Love they way Pop Rocks crackles and pop in your mouth? When you add it to popcorn, the mix will be like a fireworks party in your mouth. The sweet and salty flavor combos are unbeatable.   Recipe 1 bag of plain microwave popcorn, popped 1 square of melted white chocolate 2 Pop Rocks packets (Red and Blue colors would be ideal)   Directions: 1. In a large bowl, drizzle the melted white almond bark over the popcorn and stir well . . . Read more

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The “Business” of the Black Tank

                                         Let’s go ahead and get the unpleasant, and obvious, out of the way: this is not the most pleasant of topics. We’re talking about holding and removing human waste from an RV, and while RV waste holding tanks aren’t the most glamorous topic that we get to cover when talking about our RV’s, it certainly is an important one.     1. Background   An RV has two types of waste tanks on board: a grey water tank, and a black water tank. A grey water tank collects the water that goes down . . . Read more

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Top 3 Spots to Watch Fireworks in Casper

Casper Soccer Complex The fields sit just south of the Events Center providing ample view of the fireworks lighting up the night sky. The open fields allow for plenty of gazing room with an added advantage of plenty of darkness to better view the bright colors up above.   Lookout Point Lookout point on Casper Mountain has incredible views on any day of the year. But just imagine the sight on the Fourth of July. The view is amplified with the framework of city lights setting the mood. But be sure to arrive early and snag a spot because lookout point is somewhat small.   Firework Festival The Casper Events Center will be hosting the 2017 fireworks festival. The entire day will be filled . . . Read more

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July 4th Up North

  An Up North Fourth is full of activities! The main feature being the all of the beer, food and live music. The Norman Rockwell backdrop of Northern Michigan combined with great weather and an amazing array of activities makes the 4th of July a special day in Northern Michigan. The event will take place Saturday, July 2nd in Downtown Charlevoix East Park. The festivities kick off at 4PM. For more information click here.   Mackinaw City Scheduled events from 1:30-3pm include games on the Marina Lawn, strawberry social 1-5pm, music throughout the day at Mackinaw Crossing 9pm to dusk the Straits Area Concert Band performs, and at dusk, one of the largest fireworks display in Northern . . . Read more

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Throw the Best Patriotic Party for the Fourth

The 4th of July is one of the most celebrated holidays, and there’s no question why? The delicious food, the spectacular fireworks displays, the pool parties, the parades…you name it! It’s the ultimate summer celebration to honor America’s birthday. If you are one of the lucky ones that gets to host for the 4th, here are a few ideas to throw the ultimate patriotic party. Hayes RV Come to Hayes RV and check out our 4th of July specials! We've got a full stock of new and used RV's, a fully stocked parts and accessories department, and RV service and repair for any needs you might have for your RV this summer. Visit our website for more details. www.hayesrv.com  . . . Read more

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