2013 Haweater Events List

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46th Annual Haweater Weekend

August 2, 3 and 4, 2013 Manitoulin Island

 

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Thursday, August 1st

7:00 pmMiss Manitoulin –  Who will be crowned Miss Manitoulin 2013? Held at Manitoulin Hotel and Conference Centre. Admission is $5 at the door and free for children 12 and under

Friday, August 2nd

ALL DAY –  Vendors at Low Island Park
PONY RIDES IN THE AFTERNOON – Low Island Park.
5:00 pm to 7:00 pmLegion BBQ – 8oz steak, baked potatoes, veggies and roll. $12/plate. Royal Canadian Legion Branch 177, Vankoughnet St.
6:00 pmMIXED SLO-PITCH TOURNAMENT – Low Island ball fields. Space for only 16 teams. Entry fee $250 per team. Many prizes including cash prizes, shirts, etc. Contact Bruce Burnett 705 368-3163
6:00 pmZERO GRAVITY’s The Ben Show – downtown  Combining his love of classic vaudevillian showmanship with a 21st century take on circus, Ben appeals to the young and old. From incredible acts of balance & juggling to mini bike-riding & one-of-a-kind stunts, Ben does it all. Audience interaction is a big part of this show so get ready to laugh, be amazed & above all – to have a greeeeeeeat time!
7:00 pmOPENING CEREMONIES Downtown – Downtown at the Cenotaph – Dignitaries, Lions, Mayor Al MacNevin, MP Carol Hughes and MPP Mike Mantha.
7:30 pm • Live Music Featuring the anti-depressants – Downtown Cenotaph. Courtesy of the Little Current Lions Club.
8:00 pm to Midnight TEEN DANCE with MuchMusic – Ages 13 to 18. Recreation Centre, Main Ice Surface. This is the only teen dance all weekend. Doors open at 8 pm and close at 10:30 pm. Any local teens requiring later admission please contact Ruth Ann 705-368-2552. Admission $10 per person.

Saturday, August 3rd

ALL DAY –  Vendors at Low Island Park
ALL DAY –  Keep your eyes peeled for Zero Gravity’s roaming performers
8:00 amthe Haw Run – Registration 8:00am at the Library. 8:30am 10K start. Entry Fee: $15. 10am 5K start. Entry Fee: $10. 11am Kids 1Km Fun Run starts, Ages 5-10. Entry fee $5.  Nelson Wood 705-368-0375 or email 1mrwood79@gmail.ca
8:00 am6th annual Co-ed Soccer Tournament – Low Island Soccer Field. (Rain Day – Sunday, August 4). Grades 4,5,6 & Grades 7,8. Teams of 10 players (minimum 3 girls). $10/player. To register call Lori Green-Case 705-368-1788.
9:00 amPONY RIDES ALL DAY AT LOW ISLAND
9:00 amMIXED SLO-PITCH – Low Island. Beer Garden, food, and more!
9:00 am to NoonFARMERS’ MARKET – Downtown, BMO garage.
10:00 amADULT ZUMBA CLASS – Start Haweater off right with a FREE Zumba class with instructor Casey Boisvert. Beginners welcome. Rec centre ice surface
10:00 amMagician and Ventriloquist John Hopman– at the Cenotaph in Downtown Little Current
10:00 am to 5:00pmQuilts over the Bridge – Quilt show presented by Current Quilts and Stichery Guild. At the NEMI Recreation Centre. Adults $5.00 and children 12 and under FREE. For more information call Jane Fletcher 705-282-8559 • Gwen Bond 705-368-2262 • Sally White 705-368-0031
10:00 am to 4:00 pmLittle Current Lions 11th Annual Haweater Cruise In Free Registration, Donations to the Food Bank appreciated. All proceeds to local charities. Music, BBQ, Awards, Auction, Appreciation Gift, Dash Plaques and Lots More.
11:00 amCindy cook from TV’s Polka Dot Door – Sing, dance and spell with Cindy. Downtown at the Cenotaph. Family fun!
11:30 amKids’ Hot Wheels Racing – Registration at 11:30 am, racing at noon. Water St. across from the Allen’s Automotive. Kids, bring your Hot Wheels and get in the action. Prizes and Awards.
12 Noon10th annual Cardboard boat races – Low Island. Prizes, age categories and business challenge. Build your boat and bring it down to Low Island. Contact Alicia at 705 368-2744. Sponsored by the Little Current Lions Club. No Rafts please!
12 NoonBeach Volleyball Tournament – Low Island volleyball courts. Registration at noon. Contact Tracy Esposto at 705-368-3415 to register.
1:00 pmHorse Pull – Behind arena, heavy weight and light weight divisions. Admission $5.00/person. Contact Greg Pyette 368-0217.
1:00 pmBMX BIKE Jam and Trick Demonstration – by Jeff Brankley of Lightfoot Bikes at Sisson Park.
1:00 pm ZERO GRAVITY’s The Ben Show – LOW Island  Combining his love of classic vaudevillian showmanship with a 21st century take on circus, Ben appeals to the young and old. From incredible acts of balance & juggling to mini bike-riding & one-of-a-kind stunts, Ben does it all. Audience interaction is a big part of this show so get ready to laugh, be amazed & above all – to have a greeeeeeeat time!
2:00 pmFire truck pull – The NEMI Fire Department has challenged the community and other departments across the Island to a fire truck pull. Timed event. No charge. Groups of up to 10. For more info or to register a team, call Bec at 705-368-0988. NEMI Rec. Centre parking lot.
2:00 pmLIttle Ray’s Repitle Show- ‘Great Reptiles of the World’ – This is show for features a variety of reptiles including a crocodilian, a giant snake, a tortoise, a turtle, a giant lizard, and a bird of prey featuring some of the largest, most dominant reptiles found on earth today. at the Little Current Public School, 18 Draper St. East. $5/person
3:30 pmMagician and Ventriloquist John Hopman – at the Cenotaph in Downtown Little Current
4:30 pmZERO GRAVITY’S Andrew Giordano –  low island Take rings, unicycles & mad skills, mix them all up together & you’ve got Andrew Giordano! While riding atop his unicycles – small unicycles! tall unicycles! – Andrew keeps several objects in the air in one continuous motion, including himself! Come on down, look up high & see for yourself!
5:00 pm to 7:00 pmUnited church FISH dinner – Come enjoy a terrific fish dinner at the United Church on Robinson Street. First seating at 5pm, second seating at 6:15pm. $15 per adult and children 6-12 $7. Take out orders welcomed. Take out must be ordered by 2pm and pick up is at 4:30pm. In town only. For more information call Betty 705-368-2861 or Bev 705-368-3436.
6:30 pmLIttle Ray’s Repitle Show- ‘Great Reptiles of the World’ – This is show for features a variety of reptiles including a crocodilian, a giant snake, a tortoise, a turtle, a giant lizard, and a bird of prey featuring some of the largest, most dominant reptiles found on earth today. at the Little Current Public School, 18 Draper St. East. $5/person
7:00 pm LIVE ROLLER DERBY – Watch the Radiation Dolls take on the T-Cell Army when Greater Sudbury Roller Derby hits the track Saturday night. Come to the Little Current Curling Club to experience the quick-paced action of the fastest growing women’s sport in the world! Doors open at 6 pm, game starts at 7 pm. Donations to the Breast Action Coalition-Sudbury are gratefully accepted.
8:00 pmHAWFEST DANCE featuring MUCHMusic! – Recreation Centre. Admission $10 advance and $18 at the door. Advance ticket ensures entry, only good until 9:30 pm or you have made a donation to the Lions Club. Available at Little Wally’s, Hwy. 6 Service Centre, Boarderline and Hayden’s Meats. Only 700 available. Age of Majority Required.
9:00 pmLegion Dance Featuring Double Barrel – Live Music. $15 Couple, $10 Single – 15 Vankoughnet E, Little Current, ON P0P 1K0

SUNDAY, August 4

Downtown • Main Street closed • Vendors all day
ALL DAY –  Keep your eyes peeled for Zero Gravity’s roaming jugglers and stilt walkers
9:00 amSLO-PITCH TOURNAMENT – Low Island Park. Championships. Beer Garden, food, and more!
10:00 am • 4-on-4  ball haw-key tournament– at Low Island on the outdoor rink surface. Teams need at least 5 players (4 players and a goalie). Each team also needs to have one girl playing all the time. Ages 12 and over. Contact Brett at 705-368-3242.
12:00 NoonHorse Show – Western Gaming Jackpot Show – Western speed events. Riders register at 11am. Located at the Horse Ring behind the NEMI Recreation Centre
10:30 amECUMENICAL SERVICE –  Join us downtown at the cenotaph for an ecumenical worship service. Please bring a lawn chair. Donations accepted.
11:00 amMagician and Ventriloquist John Hopman – Location to be announced.
11:00 am to 11:00 pmDowntown LitTle Current Activities – Vendors, Merchants’ Sidewalk Sale, Food, and lots to see!
11:00 am to 2:00 pmFirefighters’ COMMUNITY PICNIC and Childrens’ games – At the Firehall on Meredith St.
11:30 am to 4:00pmQuilts over the Bridge – Quilt show presented by Current Quilts and Stichery Guild. At the NEMI Recreation Centre. Adults $5.00 and children 12 and under FREE. For more information call Jane Fletcher 705-282-8559 • Gwen Bond 705-368-2262 • Sally White 705-368-0031
12 NoonHAWEATER PARADE – Starts at Harbor Vue Road. Floats in position by 11:30 am. Three Cash Prizes! Contact Marcel Gauthier at 705-368-3247 to register.
1:30 pmLIttle Ray’s Repitle Show- ‘Great Reptiles of the World’ – This is show for features a variety of reptiles including a crocodilian, a giant snake, a tortoise, a turtle, a giant lizard, and a bird of prey featuring some of the largest, most dominant reptiles found on earth today. at the Little Current Public School, 18 Draper St. East. $5/person
2:00 pmEuchre tournament – At The Lions Den. Call Lion Noreen at 705-368-3256.
2:00 pmMagician and Ventriloquist – at the Cenotaph in Downtown Little Current
3:00 pmZERO GRAVITY’S Andrew Giordano –  on the docks downtown Take rings, unicycles & mad skills, mix them all up together & you’ve got Andrew Giordano! While riding atop his unicycles – small unicycles! tall unicycles! – Andrew keeps several objects in the air in one continuous motion, including himself! Come on down, look up high & see for yourself!
3:00 pmKids’ Games and Activities – Low Island. Sponsored by the Children’s Aid Society and the Little Current Lions Club.
4:00 pmLIttle Ray’s Repitle Show- ‘Great Reptiles of the World’ – This is show for features a variety of reptiles including a crocodilian, a giant snake, a tortoise, a turtle, a giant lizard, and a bird of prey featuring some of the largest, most dominant reptiles found on earth today. at the Little Current Public School, 18 Draper St. East. $5/person
4:30 pmCindy cook from TV’s Polka Dot Door – Sing, dance and spell with Cindy. Downtown at the Cenotaph. Family fun!
6:00 pmZERO GRAVITY’s The Ben Show – downtown  Combining his love of classic vaudevillian showmanship with a 21st century take on circus, Ben appeals to the young and old. From incredible acts of balance & juggling to mini bike-riding & one-of-a-kind stunts, Ben does it all. Audience interaction is a big part of this show so get ready to laugh, be amazed & above all – to have a greeeeeeeat time!
7:00 pm to DUSKSTREET DANCE AND ENTERTAINMENT: Music Featuring MuchMusic! – Popcorn, glowsticks, pop, coffee, cotton candy, pizza, hotdogs, hamburgers, sausages, corn on the cob, and more! The street will be blocked off. Food Court. Come and join the many attractions and the family fun.
8:00 pm •  ZERO GRAVITY’S Andrew Giordano –  downtown Take rings, unicycles & mad skills, mix them all up together & you’ve got Andrew Giordano! While riding atop his unicycles – small unicycles! tall unicycles! – Andrew keeps several objects in the air in one continuous motion, including himself! Come on down, look up high & see for yourself!
At DuskParade of Lights – On the Channel. See the boats decked out in their colourful lights. A special event. Contact Pat Boyle 705 368-2239.
At DuskMAMMOTH FIREWORKS DISPLAY – Start time depending on weather. Downtown. Watch for a spectacular grand finale.