Events coming up around the area for Canada Day
June 24, 2019, 7:53 am
Elkhorn and Redvers both have major events set for the Canada Day weekend, and it will be the grand opening of the Borderland Co-op Aquaplex in Moosomin.
Elkhorn’s Canada Day festivities start with a pancake breakfast.
There will be a barbecue at 1 pm, and a parade at 1:30 from the fair grounds through town to the Manitoba Automobile Museum grounds.
Events at the museum grounds in the afternoon include a blacksmith display, beer gardens, threshing display, touch-a-truck, and saw mill demonstrations.
There will be a supper at 5:30 pm followed by a spark show and fireworks at dusk.
Events in Redvers start with the Knights of Columbus pancake breakfast from 8-10 am, a slow pitch tournament all day, a parade at 1 pm, a kids’ firemen’s rodeo from 9-11:30 am and 2-4:30 pm, a dunk tank at 2 pm, free swimming in the pool, beer gardens, a roast beef and baked potato supper catered by P&A Catering at 6 pm, Canada birthday cake at 7 pm, and fireworks at 10 pm.
In Moosomin, Canada Day will be marked with the grand opening of the Borderland Co-op Aquaplex. The day will feature free public swimming 1-5 pm, a barbecue with hot dogs, drinks and cupcake decorating from 1-3 pm, and tattoos, coloring sheets, and chalk art from 2-5 pm.
There will also be an open house at the Moosomin Armoury from 2-4 pm to mark Canada Day.