Lockeport Canada Day events start this weekend

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LOCKEPORT: This seaside community will launch six days of Canada Day celebrations with a community variety show Friday night at Seacaps Memorial Park. The festivities will wrap up on Canada Day, July 1 at 10 p.m. with a fireworks display.

RCMP led the Canada Day parade in Lockeport last year.

Friday, June 26

 

11am to 1pm           

Grocery Box ticket sales at Lockeport Post Office, 30 Beech Street. [Tickets will also be available on July 1st at the Rec. Dept. booth in the “Open Air Market”.  Draw: 4pm, July 1 at the Lighthouse stage.], Sponsored by The Town Market

 

12-4pm                                 

Afternoon Market in the Park at Seacaps Memorial- includes Grocery Box ticket sales from 1:30 to 3pm&50/50 fundraising draw

                                               

7pm                                                   

Community Variety Show at Seacaps Memorial Park, 61 Hall Street.  Hosted by Jamie Cotter. Admission: $2 (Children 12 & under free).  [Event will determine our 2015 King & Queen.]  Sponsored by Clearwater

           

                                                                       

Saturday, June 27                                                               Canadian Multiculturalism Day 

 

10:00am                               

Annual Sidewalk Chalk Contest with special “Maple Leaf Forever” and “Multi-culturalism” categories for this year, Beech Street sidewalk in Seacaps Memorial Park, 57 Hall Street.  Chalk will be available. [Contestants may register at any time during the competition.] 

 

10:00am

Shelburne Harbour Boat Tours leaving dock in Shelburne offering rides to Lockeport, with jigger fishing along the way, $20 adult, $10 youth, 902-875-6521                     

 

10:30-11:30am       

Multi-cultural children's games and an information display at Lillian Benham Library

 

11:00am                               

Bake Walk at Seacaps Memorial Park, corner of Beech and Hall Streets.  Sponsored

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by Ragged Islands Historical Society.

 

12:00-1:00pm         

Multi-cultural pot luck meal and group discussion at Rec. Centre 

 

1:00pm                                 

Sailboats arrive in Lockeport at White Gull Docks from Shelburne Harbour Yacht Club.  Please come to the docks to welcome them.

 

2:00pm                                 

Annual Pet Show at Surf Lodge Nursing Home backyard, 73 Howe Street.  Sponsored by Lockeport Pharmachoice

 

2:30-5:00pm                       

Chip BINGO for Prizes at Recreation Centre, 26 North Street, sponsored by local business community.

 

6:00pm                                 

“Lockeport Idol” preliminary round at Seacaps Memorial Park, 61 Hall Street.

 

7:30pm                                 

Business Challenge at Seacaps Memorial Park, 57 Hall St.  Any business or organization wishing to field a team of two participants should pre-register by contacting Lorraine Robinson or the Rec. Dept., Sponsored by SCBDC

 

9:00pm                                 

Firemen’s DANCE featuring “DJ Cory Nickerson” @ Lockeport Fire Hall, 67 Hall Street,

[19 years of age or older.  ID required.]             

           

 

Sunday, June 28

 

9:00am                     

Ram Island and Allendale Bay Boat Tour by Shelburne Harbour Boat Tours, $25 adult, $10 youth, 902-875-6521.

 

2:00pm                                 

Seaman’s Memorial Service at Marine Monument, 29 Locke Street.

 

2:00pm                     

Ram Island and Allendale Bay Boat Tour by Shelburne Harbour Boat Tours, $25 adult, $10 youth, 902-875-6521.

 

4:00pm                                 

Gospel Concert at Seacaps Memorial Park, 61 Hall Street, featuring local performers.

 

5:00pm                                 

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Community Family Picnic at Seacaps Memorial Park, 57 Hall Street, sponsored by local churches.   

 

6:00pm                                 

Poker Walk at Lockeport Fire Hall, 67 Hall Street.  Sponsored by Lockeport Volunteer Firefighters Association.

 

6:00pm                     

Lobster Supper Cruise in Allendale Bay by Shelburne Harbour Boat Tours, $45 person, 902-875-6521.

 

 

Monday, June 29    

 

9:00am                     

Ram Island and Allendale Bay Boat Tour by Shelburne Harbour Boat Tours, $25 adult, $10 youth, 902-875-6521.

 

2:00pm                     

Ram Island and Allendale Bay Boat Tour by Shelburne Harbour Boat Tours, $25 adult, $10 youth, 902-875-6521.

                                   

6:00pm                     

Group booking available by Shelburne Harbour Boat Tours (bring food & drinks) $225 for the group 902-875-6521.

 

7:30pm                                 

Seniors Social [all ages welcome] at Lockeport Fire Hall, 67 Hall Street.  Music by: “David Burbine & Traditional Country”.  Admission: $3.  Non-alcoholic refreshments will be provided, Sponsored by Surf Lodge Residents Council

 

 

Tuesday, June 30   

 

9:00am                     

Ram Island and Allendale Bay Boat Tour by Shelburne Harbour Boat Tours, $25 adult, $10 youth, 902-875-6521.

 

2:00pm                     

Ram Island and Allendale Bay Boat Tour by Shelburne Harbour Boat Tours, $25 adult, $10 youth, 902-875-6521.

 

6:00pm                     

Sunset Tour of Lockeport & Allendale Bay by Shelburne Harbour Boat Tours, $25 adult, $10 youth, 902-875-6521.

           

6:30pm                                 

“Lockeport Idol” finals at Seacaps Memorial Park, 61 Hall Street.

 

7:15pm                                 

Minor Ball Bingo at Lockeport Recreation Centre, 10 Spruce Street.  Doors open at 6:00pm and bingo sales start at 6:30pm.

 

8:00pm                                 

“Lockeport Rocks” Concert at Seacaps Memorial Park, 61 Hall Street.  Featuring “The Poor Boys”, “Phillip Harding & David Dobson” and “One Meter Up”. Social on site by Lockeport Firefighters Association

 

 

Wednesday, July 1                                                                                                                                                                          Canada Day             

 

All day                                   

Open REST AREA at Recreation Centre, 26 North Street.

 

9:00am                     

Ram Island and Allendale Bay Boat Tour by Shelburne Harbour Boat Tours,$25 adult, $10 youth, 902-875-6521.

 

9:30am-3:30pm      

Day Pass Tickets on sale throughout town.  Keep your eyes open for Surf Lodge staff members selling the Day Passes.

 

10:00am                               

Official Opening [Flag Raising & Cake Cutting] at Seacaps Memorial Park, 61 Hall St.

 

10am start                           

CARNIVAL IN THE PARK” at Seacaps Memorial Park,  57 Hall St.

- Basketball Foul Shot Booth - supporting youth sports

- Children’s Games - $7 bracelet

- Face Painting

- July 1st Promo Booth - Glow products & Canadiana

- Tattoo Booth (Temporary Tattoos Only)

- Barbecue - Lockeport Volunteer Fire Dept.

- Tickets & 50/50 - Medical 1st Responders

 

10am to 3pm           

Annual Craft Fair at Lockeport Fire Hall, 67 Hall Street.

 

10:15am                   

Lighthouse Stage Entertainment begins and continues all day till 8pm with breaks for parades and awards at Seacaps Memorial Park, 57 Hall St., Sponsored by Clearwater

           

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11am start                            

Annual Strawberry Festival @ Holy Cross Anglican Church Hall, corner of Beech and Hall Streets.  Sponsored by I.O.D.E.

 

12:30pm start          

Children’s Parade at Cenotaph on Hall Street [Line up at 12pm], Sponsored by Clearwater.

 

2:00pm                     

Antique Car Parade [Line up at 1pm].

 

2:10pm

“Maple Leaf Forever” Grand Street Parade featuring a Fife & Drum band and The Mersey Band [Line up at 1pm].

           

3:45pm                                 

Pie Eating Contest at Seacaps Memorial Park, 61 Hall St. In front of lighthouse stage.

 

4:00pm                                 

Awards Ceremony/Day Pass Draw at Seacaps Memorial Park lighthouse stage, 61 Hall Street, Sponsored by Clearwater.

           

4-6pm                                   

Baked Beans & Brown Bread Supper at Lockeport United Baptist Church, $10 adults, $5 children, take-outs available

 

4:30pm                                 

Waterfront Concert with “Heavy Water”, Waterfront Stage beside White Gull Restaurant, 58 South Water Street

 

5:15pm                                 

Duct Tape Boat Races from Freddy’s Beach, South Street (registration at 4:45pm).

 

6pm start                              

Annual Grease Pole from South Government Wharf.

 

7:00pm                     

Lighthouse Youth Concert at Seacaps Memorial Park Stage, 61 Hall Street, featuring “Natalie Lynn”.

 

7:30pm                                 

Family Games at Seacaps Memorial Park, 57 Hall Street, featuring old fashioned favourites like sack races, egg toss, horseshoes and much more.

 

8:30pm to 10pm     

Family Field Dance at Seacaps Memorial Park, 57 Hall Street, featuring DJ.  [In case of bad weather, the Family Field Dance will be held on the next fine evening along with the Fireworks Display.]

 

10pm                        

Fireworks Display at Lockeport Volunteers Athletic Fields, Locke Street.  [In case of bad weather, the Fireworks Display will be held on the next fine evening.]

 

 

Organizations: Memorial Park, Rec, The Town Market Lillian Benham Library Nursing Home Surf Lodge Residents Council Lockeport Firefighters Association Anglican Church Lockeport United Baptist Church

Geographic location: Allendale Bay, Seacaps Memorial Park, Clearwater Ram Island Beech Street 57 Hall Street Maple Leaf Shelburne Harbour White Gull Ragged Islands Howe Street 26 North Street 61 Hall Street 67 Hall Street Canada Water Street South Street

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