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Fourth of July party at U.S. ambassador's residence

Cakes from Eli's Cheesecake were flown in from Chicago just for the event—salted caramel, chocolate chip and blackberry sour cream. Shockingly, no pie was served at these Fourth of July festivities.

The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Bruce and Vicki Heyman testing out one of the vintage cars on display.

The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Bruce and Vicki Heyman testing out one of the vintage cars on display.

Bruce and Vicki Heyman, joined onstage by their two daughters, Liza and Caroline.

U.S. Ambassador Bruce Heyman getting down on the dance floor, as Donna Chevrier, owner of Ola Cocina restaurant, looks on.

The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson addressing a tent full of diplomats early in the evening, with his wife Arlene and Mr. and Mrs. Heyman.

The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson addressing a tent full of diplomats early in the evening, with his wife Arlene and Mr. and Mrs. Heyman.

U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman addressing a tent full of diplomats early in the evening, joined by his wife, Vicki, and Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson and his wife, Arlene.

The dance floor was packed all evening, as The Digs played an assortment of Motown tunes. Even the Band of the Governor General's Foot Guards got in on the fun.

The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia