Its was a a sizzling hot time in the old town of
Windsor NS and county of West Hants on
August 2nd 3rd and 4th

Jill Boudreau Band Kicks off Avon River Days at Spitfire Arms

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WBES Street Fair – Tremendous Turnout for Avon River Days

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Avon River Days Events for 2019

Friday Aug 2nd MORNING

Family Golfing at the 19th Hole Driving Range, Falmouth (Fri, Sat & Sun $5)

Hike the Avon Region Trails (Fri, Sat & Sun), West Hants Trail Assoc. www.WestHantsTrails.ca (Daily)

Shand House Museum – Open House Friday (Donations Accepted)

WBES sponsored Street Fair 11am – till 3pm

Friday Aug 2nd AFTERNOON

Wet ‘N Wild Pool Party: at Elmcroft Playground 2 pm – 4 pm ($4) Includes “Family Fun Day in the Park”

Family Fun Day in the Park: at Elmcroft Playground 3 pm – 5 pm children’s, games, face painting + hot dogs and more.

Friday Aug 2nd EVENING

Waterfront Concert – Tony Wood at the waterfront gazebo,
7:00 pm – 8:30pm sponsored by the WBES (Downtown Merchants)

 50+ Dance at the Coach House on the Waterfront featuring John Geddes Band 8:00 pm until 12 pm

 Jill Boudreau performs at Spitfire Arms 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm

 SWIG performs at Schoolhouse Brewery 8 pm – 12 pm

 Kash for Karaoke Fun – Sing to Win $100 at Tommy Guns

Movies in the Park – at 9:15 (Free) featuring this week, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.  Rain or Shine – Concessions by Integrity Cheer Emplire

 Saturday Aug 3rd MORNING

Windsor Lions Club Breakfast at the Hants Community Center

7:30pm – 9:30pm $7 per plate

Family Golfing at the 19th Hole Driving Range, Falmouth (Fri, Sat & Sun $5) (Daily)

Hike the Avon Region Trails (Fri, Sat & Sun), West Hants Trail Association Free (Daily)

4th Annual Antique Engine & Tractor Show at Hants County

Exhibition Park 8am – 5pm $2 entry (under 12 free)

Trecothic Creek & Windsor Railway Rides at Centennial Drive

10am – 3:30pm – Donations Accepted

Saturday Aug 3rd AFTERNOON / EVE

Children’s Face Painting (free for parade entries) at the Community Center 12:30pm (free) with Children’s Parade at 1:00 pm

 Main Street Parade Wentworth Rd to Water St. 1:00 pm

 Waterfront Bounce Castles, Vendors and Games Downtown

Waterfront 1pm until 6pm

Halifax Mermaids – Hants Aquatic Center $5/person

2:30pm – 3:30pm and 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm (limited to 50 people per session) Rain Date Sunday TBD

Live Music – On the waterfront with SWIG at the Gazebo: 2:00 pm – 5:00

Guy Paul Thibault – At the Spitfire Arms from 2 pm until 5 pm

Saturday Aug 3rd EVENING

Beer Garden featuring Tye Dempsey starting at 7 pm followed by the Legendary Goldblooms at Schoolhouse Brewery

John B Main Trio – live performance at the WIngrunt Wine Bar starting at 7 pm.

Saturday Night Special with Todd and Sean from 7 pm until 11 pm at Spitfire Arms

Avon River Days Dance Party – featuring No Curfew at Tommy Guns Speakeasy ($5) starting at 10 pm

Sunday Aug 3rd MORNING

Family Golfing at the 19th Hole Driving Range, Falmouth (Fri – Sat & Sun $5)

Hike the Avon Region Trails (Fri, Sat & Sun), West Hants Trail Association Free www.WestHantsTrails.ca (Daily)

4th Annual Tractor Pull at Hants County Exhibition Park, Starts at 10am $5 entry (under 12 free)

Hood’s Automotive Avon River Days Car Show, All makes and models on at the waterfront. Dyno will be onsite. 10am – 4pm.

 Avon Community Farmer’s Market featuring the open air music of the John Geddes Band at  Victoria Park 10am – 2pm

 Community Waterfront Worship hosted by the Oasis Church at the Coach House 10 am – 12 pm. Following the service there will be music, dancing and spiritual readings throughout the afternoon.

Trecothic Creek Railway Rides at Centennial Drive 10 am – 3:30 pm – Donations Accepted

Sunday Aug 4th AFTERNOON & EVE

Artisans in Action: Fibre & Textiles at the Avon River Heritage

Museum, Newport Landing with fibre & textile artists Noon – 4 pm

Waterfront Bounce Castles, Vendors and Games downtown waterfront 3 pm – 9 pm

Waterfront Music –    Live Music TBD 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm  

John Geddes Band 4 pm – 6 pm

                                    Frett Notes 6 pm – 8 pm

                                    BLUESMOBILE: 8 pm – 10 pm

FIREWORKS on the waterfront at 9:45pm (when its dark)

Sponsors

We are very grateful to our sponsors for this year’s Avon River Days festival.

They are all vitally important to the event and we wish to acknowledge and thank them for their contributions to our communities.