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September in Shawnigan - the Scarecrow Trail

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During the "Scarecrow Trail" you will be able to see an abundance of the magnificent creations throughout Shawnigan. They reflect the businesses, heritage, hobbies, families, community spirit and activities and they are waiting for your votes. When the date arrives you will be able to find a map with the locations of the scarecrows and instructions on how and where you can vote. Want to be part of the Scarecrow Trail? You can register for a nominal fee of $10. The proceeds go to the winners charity of choice. Last years winner was Masons and $200 went to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

  • People can drive around to see them and vote on their favourite.
  • The winner receives money collected through the $10 registration fee to donate to the charity of their choice.
  • Register by Aug. 5th to be put on the scarecrow trail map. You have until Sept. 1 to create you scarecrow.
  • Maps, voting cards and ballot boxes will be available at Inspire!, the Village Chippery and Masons.
  • Sept 1 will be the launch where maps will be available at a tacky tourist event.
  • Sept 21 will be the wind up when the winner is declared at the Inspire! festival.

For more information, contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or visit www.scarecrowtrail.ca.

 

Canada Day – Monday, July 1st

canada day shawnigan lakeCelebrate in Shawnigan Lake

9am – Pancake Breakfast at the Legion Hall (hosted by the Malahat Legion and Mill Bay Lion’s Club)

11am- Flag raising and O Canada – Cairn Park across Shaw-Mill Bay Road from fire Hall

11:30 am – Parade leaves Cairn Park to Elsie Miles grounds

  • Participants assemble at 10:30am
  • To register to enter parade contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
  • We welcome kids with decorated bikesJ or wagons…as well as decorated cars and floats.

12 noon – 3pm – Fun Day event on Elsie Miles grounds

  • Stage entertainment by Pony Club and other local artists
  • Petting Zoo by 4-H Club
  • Jousting and inflatable bouncers
  • Rotary concession
  • Fish Pond and Games
  • Local vendors
  • Kids Can Build project by YSAGS
  • Search Challenge- For the watchful eyes!!

For more information email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 250-743-2137.

   

Shawnigan Lake Triathlon Weekend - May 25 & 26, 2013

Shawnigan Lake Triathlon Weekend
Photo: Paul Tedrick Photography

2nd Annual Shawnigan Village Triathlon Festival

Saturday, May 25
12 to 4 pm in Downtown Shawnigan Village

EVERYONE WELCOME

The Triathlon Festival is held in conjunction with the Subaru Shawnigan Lake Triathlon Athlete Race-Package Pick-up, which will bring 500+ athletes and their families into the Inspire Arts Office in the Shawnigan Village. The Triathlon Festival includes a marketplace, entertainment, live bands and artists and will feature the "Danone Free Kids Run", which is open to all kids between 3 and 12 years old and attracts 150+ local kids and their families. Local businesses will have specials, so come on downtown and check it out!

Triathlon Festival Marketplace Participation: Businesses can participate by hosting a table or display at the marketplace event. Space is available FREE of charge and will be assigned on a first-come-first-served basis. For more information or to reserve your space, email Nicola Cusi of Kali Yoga at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

   

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