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Something for everyone: Fun fest will be held to raise funds for Sable River fire department


SABLE RIVER, NS - There will lots of activities for all ages at this year’s Sable River Fun Fest including some new and festival favourites.

Beginning at 10 a.m. on Sept. 30, the fun fest is the Sable River Fire Department’s biggest fundraiser for the year.

The morning will hold activities for children, including bouncy castles, pumpkin painting, apple bobbing and other fall themed games and activities.

Festivities will be held both at the Sable River Fire Department and Sable River Community Centre on Hwy 3 in Sable River.

There will be the usual favourites, including an auction, washer tournament, cribbage tournament, bake table and crafter’s market.

The chicken barbecue with side salads is always a favourite says one of the organizer’s Deena Harlow.

New to the funfest is the chip bingo, which will run from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the fire hall.

There will be 50/50 tickets available throughout the day.

In the evening, bring along a chair and a guitar or ukulele and join around the campfire for singing and a marshmallow roast.

“This event is the fire department’s biggest fundraiser of the year and we are appreciative of all the support we can get,” said Harlow.

She said the funds raised through the fundraiser would go towards the purchase of new uniforms and contribute to the pumper fund.

“It’s a great fundraiser for our small community,” she said.


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