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Fun, Games and over 150 Prizes to be had at the Gigantic Penny Raffle in Wilberforce

Posted to Events on Jul 15, 2018
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Over 150 Prizes to be raffled at the Keith Tallman Memorial Area in Wilberforce on Saturday, July 21, 2018. Browse the tables and purchase tickets from 1PM to 3PM and 5:30PM to 8PM.

Plus, enjoy kids' games and activities, snack bar, face painting, exhibit tables and create your own hat at the Mad Hatter table before showing off your creation during the Hat Parade at 7:30PM.

NEW Early Bird Tables raffle starts at 7PM and have fun with out Canadiana Theme: Dress in your best Red/Green.

Draw begins at 8PM – you must be there to collect your prize!

Plus, enjoy a Spaghetti Dinner at the Lloyd Watson Memorial Centre in Wilberforce from 4:30PM to 7PM for just $10/adult and $5/child.

All proceeds of the Penny Raffle go towards Community Development! Prize donations and volunteers are always welcome! Contact Kathy Rogers at 705-448-1285 or skrogers1995 [at] gmail [dot] com

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There's something for everyone at the Wilberforce Agricultural Fair!

Posted to Events on Jul 2, 2018

Gates open at 6PM on Friday, August 10th and at 9AM on Saturday, August 11th. Admission on Friday night is FREE. Adult admission on Saturday is $7 for adults and children under 16 get in for FREE. For a complete schedule and more details visit WilberforceFair.com or visit the Facebook page.

Join us for an authentic country fair. Friday night events include children’s dog show, Lions Club food booth and pony pull. Saturday morning we kick off with a tractor parade at 10AM into the Fair grounds. Come with an appetite as the Lions Club will have their breakfast food booth open. The days events include horse drawn wagon rides, sheep shearing, pedal tractor pull, Gord Kidd and Friends on stage, pony rides, horse draw, petting zoo, frog show, nail driving competition, penny raffle, bouncy castles, and much more.

Admission Friday night is FREE compliments of our sponsors Wilberforce Guardian Pharmacy and Royal Canadian Legion Branch 624. 

Celebrate Canada Day throughout Highlands East

Posted to Events, News & Notices on Jun 18, 2018

Travel around Highlands East enjoying the many planned activities. Get your passport in Cardiff and have it stamped at all 5 locations to receive a ballot for a $100 gift certificate to be drawn before the fireworks in Gooderham. Continue reading to check out the full schedule or download a copy to print at home!

Cardiff 9:00AM - 11:00AM

Cardiff Legion, Cardiff Country Store

Breakfast at the Royal Canadian Legion ($7) Get your passport stamped at the Cardiff Country Store. Open house at the Fire Hall.

Highland Grove 10:00AM - 1:00PM

Kidd School House Museum, 5373 Loop Road

Felting, spinning wheel, and weaving, clay pinch pot, crafts, horseshoes, cutting and much more. Open house at the Fire Hall.

Wilberforce 1:00PM - 4PM

Red Cross Outpost Museum, Info Centre, Fire Hall

Raising the flag ceremony at 1:00PM, live entertainment, free sandwiches and cup cakes. Free horse drawn wagon rides and games at the Information Centre. Open house at the Fire Hall.

Tory Hill 3:00PM - 5:00PM

Highway 118 & County Road 503 Intersection

Come for games refreshments and first hand history with story telling from colourful local residents.

Gooderham 5:00PM - 10:30PM

Gooderham Community Centre, 1043 Community Centre Road

Live entertainment, cake and refreshments, BBQ, face painting, fossil display, children’s program, Irondale display, open house at the Fire Hall and more followed by the Grand Finale Fireworks.

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Get your Questions Answered at the Highlands East Visitor Information Centre mid-May through Thanksgiving

Posted to Activities, Administrative, Events, News & Notices, Services on Sep 6, 2017

The Highland East Vistor Information Centre is located at 2786 Essonville Line in Wilberforce (at the Curling Club) and is open daily, mid-May through Thanksgiving from 10:00AM through 4:00PM (closed Tuesdays) and offers mineral permission to collect forms and directions, geocaching information and GPS rentals, trails, events and other general area information.

Contact the Info Centre at 705-448-2981 Ext. 432 or email jvanier [at] highlandseast [dot] ca.

 

During the off-season please call Joanne Vanier, Community Economic Development & Committee Coordinator at 705-448-2981 Ext. 433 or Tracy Millar, Receptionist at 705-448-2981 Ext. 421 or by email at info [at] highlandseast [dot] ca

Get the word out, add your community event to our calendar!

Posted to Events, News & Notices on Mar 21, 2017

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