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Summer Festival celebrates the season and the community

KAWARTHA LAKES- The Norland Summer Festival is more than just a fun gathering – it is a celebration of the community and everyone is invited to join in.

The Festival begins at Ward Memorial Park on Saturday, July 13 with a Red Neck Ruckus LOB Ball Tournament beginning at 8 a.m. and a Horse Shoe Tournament beginning at 10 a.m. with cash prizes. There are free children’s activities in the park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. as well as various displays and booths including crafts, the Horticultural Society and the Minden Fur Harvesters. The Beer garden is open from 11 am

New this year is the Djembe Drumming in the Drum Circle Saturday afternoon 2:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.

The Festival continues into Saturday night with a beef dinner at 6 p.m. presented by the Kinmount Legion Ladies Auxiliary followed by Crazy Loonies and on Sunday there’s a Community Church service at the Ward Memorial Park Community Centre 10 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.

Children’s activities continue in the park; there’s a Chili Cook-off from noon to 3 p.m. The red-neck Ruckus Demolition Derby begins at 2 p.m.

The Ontario Rat Rod Ruckus Show starting at noon. A rat rod is a custom car with a deliberately worn-down,unfinished appearance, typically lacking paint, showing rust,and made from cheap or cast-off parts.

Check out all the details here:Norland Summer Festival News

Pamela Vanmeerhttps://www.kawartha411.ca/
Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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