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2017 Schedule of Events

The following schedule is tentative. Please check back for updates. To see the previous years final schedule, see here.
Events – Friday, August 11
5:00 pm Opening Ceremonies & bell ringing at Wallaceburg Civic Park (near fountain)
All Day Arrival of boats on the Sydenham River
4:30 until sold out Knights of Columbus BBQ at James & Nelson St., with live music.
7:00 – ? Entertainment Tent in downtown Wallaceburg, featuring Chatham Kents own Jessika Rabbit Band. Be sure to bring lawn chairs!
5:00 – 9:00 pm Terry Glover Memorial Cruise gathering at 5 pm, Cruise to start at 7pm at Canadian Tire. Full route information is available here.
Events – Saturday, August 12
8:00 am – 5 pm Boats along Sydenham River
8:00 – 11:00 am Knights of Columbus Breakfast – James St Municipal Parking Lot
8:00 am – 5 pm Cars & Motorcycles on James St.
Mid-morning Time 50 & 60 Show - Southside
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Fire Truck Show registration till noon – Wallace St., east of Hope St. & WAMBO Tour Wagon Stop
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Antique & Custom Bicycles in front of the Museum on the South Side.
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Annual Toy & Model Show – on the south side of the river, across the walking bridge, featuring face painting, antique tractors, model trains, Toy show, Chatham-Kent Block Parent Program, blow-ups, and more!.
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Art in the Park – grassy area on the North side of the river next to Wallaceburg’s Adult Activity Centre/Public Library.
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Craft Tables – South Side
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Flea Market – South Side
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Wallaceburg & District Museum – King St., one block south of Walking Bridge
10:00 am – 1:00 pm Soap Box Racing Practice and Time Trials on South Side
12:00 am – 6:00 pm Karaoke tent by the Wallaceburg Library with DJ's Mike & Melody.
12:00 pm – 1:00pm Police Boat Parade – River
12:00 pm – 1:00pm Boat Awards
1:00 pm – ? Cardboard Boat Races
Early Afternoon Mad Science! Show - South Side
Mid-Afternoon Time 50 & 60 Show - South side
1:00 pm – 2:00pm Live entertainment.
1:00 pm Soap Box Racing on South Side
2:00 pm Participants BBQ draw at the Radio station
3:00 pm – 5:00pm Live entertainment inside the refreshment tent.
3:00 pm Fire Truck Parade
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Awards Ceremonies for Cars – there will be a People's Choice Ballot Box available for spectators to vote.
7:00 pm – ? Live music featuring POWERHOUSEat James St. municipal parking lot (Liquidation World). Be sure to bring lawn chairs!
Sunday Events – Sunday, August 13
10:00 – 11:30 am Interdenominational Church Service – James St. Municipal Parking Lot.
11:30 am MPP Monte McNaughton's FREE Community Luncheon – James St. Municipal Parking Lot.