Events in Chatham-Kent This Civic Weekend August 1- August 5/2019 Wayne Liddy 436-4810 Royal LePage Peifer Realty Inc. Brokerage
Wednesday, 31 July 2019, 12:15:00 PM
Several Events in Chatham-Kent this Civic Weekend
August 1- August 5/2019
The 11th Annual Boot Hill Country Jamboree August 1- August 5-2019 held in Bothwell has become one of the Biggest Country Music Festivals in South Western Ontario. In its 11th successful year, the Jamboree offers 5 days of camping, 3 days and 4 nights of Country Music featuring some favorite New Country Music Stars, Retro Stars and Canadian Country Music Stars. Tanya Tucker, Ben and Noel Haggard, Restless Heart and a tribute to Conway Twitty will be just some of the entertainment for the weekend.The Camping Gate opens on Thursday at 9 A.M. and closes at 9 P.M. A fun night of Karaoke from 9-11 P.M. Fun and Music all weekend.
This Summer Country Festival was the dream of one man and his family and has grown into an event that attracts visitors from all over the country. Another example of what we in Chatham-Kent have to offer right in our own backyard.
Visit their website for more details on this exciting weekend and make plans to attend the whole weekend or one day.
Art On the Boulevard is taking place Saturday August 3/2019 in the Quaint Lake Erie Village of Erieau with live artist demonstrations happening throughout the day. Over 100 local artists are scheduled to show their works at the annual one day event taking place from 10 A.M.-4 P.M. Wander along the tree lined boulevard and enjoy some of our local talent's unique creations. Expect to find everything from paintings to pottery, jewelry, woodworking, stained glass and even a few pleasant surprises. Musicians will entertain the crowd during the event and food will be available for purchase. You may want to sample the food booth fares or while you are in the village, visit the local Bayside Brew Pub overlooking Rondeau Bay with their great ales and delicious food or Molly and OJ's for some great local perch or pickeral, always a favorite!
For you History Buffs, as you know, Chatham-Kent is one of the famous stops on the Underground Railway. Uncle Tom's Cabin Historic Site near Dresden commemorates the life of Rev. Josiah Henson (1796-1883).He became famous after Author Harriet Beecher Stowe's book, Uncle Tom's Cabin acknowledged his memoirs as a source for her book. Henson's dramatic experiences in slavery and his abolitionist work in Canada helped make him renowned throughout the world. Emancipation Day Celebrations are being held on Saturday August 3 from 10-4 P.M. Fun for the whole family with a play by Cassel Miles, "Josiah Hensen, From Slave to Saviour" from 11-1:30 P.M. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy this special celebration. Music by the Heritage Singers and The Evolution of Jazz. Emancipation Day commemorates that special day in history, August 1/1834, marking the end of Slavery in the British Empîre. Free admission. For more information call 519-683-2804
These highlighted events are just a few of the many activities that can make your holiday weekend memorable. We have museums, parks, beaches, water sports and great resort areas to picnic and just relax. Chatham-Kent is the Affordable Lifestyle Community . The ideal Location to live, work, raise a family. retire to, relocate to, visit or purchase a vacation property. Call me, Wayne Liddy 519-436-4810 Royal Le Page Peifer Realty Inc. Brokerage for all your Real Estate needs and visit my website for events, happening and choice properties for sale in this ideal location. I have been serving the great people of Chatham-Kent in the industry since 1986.My Motto is : `IT`S ALL HERE ALL YEAR! `
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