JR Rahey's

Antigonish County Canada Day Celebrations

July 1, 2017 all-day
Antigonish County
  • 10:00am-3:00pm: Stanton Levangie Memorial Show and Shine at the ballfield in Havre Boucher. Registration from 9:00-10:00am and competition from 10:00am-3:00pm. Canteen services are available and entertainment will be provided.
  • 11:00am-2:00pm: Mini Trail Community Association will be hosting a Canada Day BBQ at the Lakevale Community Center. Activities include bouncy tent, games, face painting, flag raising, cake and entertainment.
  • 12:00-5:00pm: Come join us at Saint Andrew Junior School, 2 Appleseed Drive. There will be activities and games for all ages and live entertainment all afternoon.
  • In addition, we have partnered with Antigonish Culture Alive!! Five awesome artist groups will be presenting an interactive display where youth and families can join in on the Canada Day art.
          Gonna Burst Your Balloon & Go Fly a Kite! Water balloon art and kite design with Rachel Power.
    2.       An-tile-gonish: A Canada 150 Colour-in. A tile paint by numbers mosaic with Caleigh Barber-Russel.
    3.       The Sky is the Limit Canada Day Project, L’Arche.  Join us to design paper feathers that reflect who you are. Come strike a pose in front of our vibrant wing-span on Canada Day!
    4.       Figure it Out! Building a human scale in clay with Fenn Martin.
    5.       Spoken Word. Join Abena Green with a spoken word and performance workshop

Celebrations get underway at 12:00pm. Entertainment will run from 12:30pm.-4:30pm. Dignitary Speeches and official cake cutting ceremony will take place at 2:00pm. Food will be available for purchase on site from Chartwells School Dining Services.

  • Dusk (9:00pm): In partner with the Town of Antigonish, there will be a firework display at the StFX turf field. Rain date for fireworks is Sunday, July 2nd.