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13-Jun-2017

Canada Day festivities abound


Canada Day events in Grey Highlands, West Grey and Southgate

BY SOUTHGREY.CA STAFF –

There will be no shortage of things to do and see this Canada Day weekend. With so much happening in the South Grey area, you’ll want to plan your weekend activities in advance and take full advantage of all this region has to offer.

There will be several fireworks celebrations taking place on Saturday. Many of them accompanied by food and live music. Check your local municipality for listings with some named below.

Boats will parade around Lake Eugenia from 2 to 3:30 pm Saturday afternoon. Participants will leave their docks and join others coordinated by area leaders as they circle the lake clockwise. The event has been created by the Lake Eugenia Property Owners Association to honour Canada’s 150th birthday.

Should nice weather prevail, the lake also promises to be a busy place for the long weekend as boaters and swimmers will descend on one of this areas best summer destinations.

Festivities will certainly not be confined to the air and the water this Canada Day weekend. Many land-locked events will happen in each of the communities of Grey Highlands, West Grey and Southgate.

Here are just a few of them:

Grey Highlands:

Art Fair/Vintage Car Show at Home Accents Emporium - Feversham - contact Kent 519-922-1111

Kimberley Picnic - contact Wendy 519-599-5084

Osprey Old Home Weekend 2017 - search @GreyHighlands150 on Facebook and Twitter

Rob Roy and Feversham Museum Displays - search @GreyHighlands150 on Facebook and Twitter

Osprey Driving and Walking Tours - search @GreyHighlands150 on Facebook and Twitter

Feversham Village Walking Tour - search @GreyHighlands150 on Facebook and Twitter

Priceville Canada Day celebrations with fireworks at dusk - Stothart Hall Park

Eugenia Community Park Flag Raising - contact Ron 519-924-0777

West Grey:

Durham “Happy 150th Birthday Canada” celebrations - contact Bev 519-369-3494 or Harriet 519-369-6496

Durham Parade - “Pioneer Days to Modern Ways” - contact Dave at 519.369.3894 or Donna at 519.369.5848

Durham Lions BBQ Chicken Dinner - Tickets Available at Eckhardt's Shell, West Grey Auto & The Bookstore

Southgate:

Holstein Fireworks - Egremont Optimist Club - contact Dianne Schouten 519-323-3443

Holstein Agro Expo - Sheep Sheering Competition and Sheepdog Trials - visit www.holsteinagroexpo.com for more information

 


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