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CANADA DAY IN THE BLUE MOUNTAINS
June 30 @ 8:00 am - July 1 @ 5:00 pm
One event on November 18, 2019 at 8:00 am
Ravenna, Clarksburg, Thornbury & Blue Mountain Village
Saturday, June 29
BLUE MOUNTAIN VILLAGE
Canada Themed Scavenger Hunt – Visitor’s Information Centre
Columbia Guided Hike Meet at Columbia Store
Make Your Own Button ($) Events Plaza
Giant Games Water Street Bandstand
Live Art Demonstration Events plaza
Beavertail Eating Contest Village Stage
Interactive Family Groove Dancing Village Stage
Live Music Village Stage
Live Music with Mike Charette Duo Village Stage
Sunday, June 30th
-SCAVENGER HUNT all day & MAKE YOUR OWN BUTTONS 1:00-4:00pm. At Blue Mountain Village
-Canada’s Day Eve Party at the Beaver Valley Community Centre (58 Alfred Street West, Thornbury)
BBQ by Black Angus Fine Meats
Culinary Design Tacos
Face Painting and Children’s Activities
Treats from Chapman’s Ice Cream
Beer tent sponsored by Creemore Springs
and Ardiel Cider House
Fireworks – approx 9:30pm
Tomahawk Complex, 417230 10th Line, Thornbury
Monday, July 1
RAVENNA – Annual Beaver Crawl Triathalon (Ravenna to Heathcote to Clarksburg)
BIKE – PADDLE – RUN
Registration – as a team or individuals
8:00am, Ravenna Hall. Grey Rd 119
Race Time – 8:30am. The Finish Line will be at Firemans Park, Clark Street, Clarksburg
CLARKSBURG – 8:30-10:30am PANCAKE BREAKFAST. Royal Canadian Legion, Beaver Valley Branch, downtown Clarksburg. Adults $7.00; Children under 12 $4.00
9:00am-11:00am-FACE PAINTING BY JUDY SHIELD
9:00am-11:00am-HORSE AND CARRIAGE RIDES
9:00am-11am -GEORGIAN BAY BRITISH CAR CLUB SHOW AND SHINE
9:00am-11am ON THE STAGE AT THE BREAKFAST – Bored of Education – Folk, Jazz, Rock, Country, and a taste of World Music!
11:00AM-Noon PARADE – Groups, businesses and individuals are invited to join in the parade with floats, vintage cars, bicycles, music, walkers etc. Participants line up at 10:30am in Clarksburg. Parade begins at 11:00am – north on Marsh Street/Bruce Street to King Street, Thornbury.
10:00AM – NOON- BRUCE STREET- Highway 26 – a local band featuring classic rock and blues with a few new numbers in the mix. The band consists of Sheri – vocals , Brad – lead guitar, Russ – rhythm guitar, Rick – guitar and vocals, Rich – drums and Mike – bass and vocals.
10:30am-2:30pm- FACE PAINTING & BALLOON TWISTING
11:00am-2:30pm – ROTARY CHILI & HOTDOGS
NOON- BRUCE STREET- Greetings. O Canada, Birthday Cake
Noon – 3:00 pm- SIDEWALK SALE
NOON-1:30pm – AT THE HARBOUR, Fire Department, Coast Guard, O.P.P. Marine Unit and the O.P.P. Emergency Response Team “ERT”
1:00pm Sharp- PERFORMANCE AIR SHOW AT THE HARBOUR- Grab your family, lawnchairs, cameras and water bottles and head to Thornbuy’s waterfront for 12:45. Our very own in house fighterpilot and Canadian Aerobatic champ, Gord Price, will perform his exhilerating air show at 1PM sharp over Georgian Bay. Guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seat while Gord shows you what his Russian Yak 50 was built to do with his precision aerobatics…. Happy Canada Day!
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