Lockeport Canada Day events start this weekend

Greg Bennett gbennett@thecoastguard.ca
Published on June 26, 2015
RCMP led the Canada Day parade in Lockeport last year.

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.

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.]