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Cornfest 2007

Saturday, August 18

ATHENS DISTRICT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE www.athensontario.com

Schedule of Events

A FUN DAY FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!


Main Street Business Block closed to traffic for Cornfest for our children’s safety
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CORNTINUOUS MUSIC...
Bandstand Performances at Memorial Park, Main Street. Bring your own lawnchair.
Absolutely FREE!
MANTRA
9:30 am - 11 am
TOM WILSON & HIS WESTERN ALL-STARS – Sponsored by Tim B-R Mart
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
COUNTY ROAD 5 and Katie Baker – Sponsored by The Mural and Peacock Restaurant
1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
PAT JOHNSON
3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
CORNFEST DANCE
9 p.m. - 1 a.m. At Centre 76 Ice surface
Featuring: THE REASONS
Presented by Athens Minor Ball Association.
Tickets available at the door
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GREAT FOOD...
Enjoy fresh cooked locally grown corn and support Athens businesses and organizations.
CORNFEST BREAKFAST
7 a.m. - 10a.m. Christ Church, Elma Street.
Bacon, sausage, eggs, hash browns …. $5.00
FRESH CORN ON THE COB COOKED BY RUPE GREEN’S STEAM ENGINE
11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Look for Rupe’s Steam Engine in the village.

ICE COLD FRESH SQUEEZED LEMONAIDE
All day, beside the Steam Engine

OCTOBERFEST SAUSAGE AND SOFT DRINKS
All Day, beside the Bank of Montreal, Main Street.
Courtesy of Rising Sun Masonic Lodge #85.

CORNY DONUTS
All Day, Willards Bakery

HAMBURGERS & HOTDOGS
All Day, beside Main Street Pizza

DELI SANDWICHES AND SPECIALTY COFFEES
All day at Harvest Café

BAKE SALES
All Day, along Main Street and in Memorial Park.
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FOR THE KIDS...
CHILDREN’S PARADE
10 a.m..
Open to all kids! Decorate your bikes, wagons or
dress in a CORNY theme and join in the fun. PRIZES!
Parade includes the ADHS band.
Parade starts at 10 am at Athens District High School, Church Street. PRIZES! Sponsored by Blanchard's Garage

WATCH FOR THE SHRINERS CLOWNS!
THOUSAND ISLANDS MARTIAL ARTS THUNDER DEMO TEAM
Demo 11 a.m. & 2 p.m but available all day
Main Street -Sponsored by Blanchard’s Garage
ST. LAWRENCE ISLANDS NATIONAL PARK
Children’s display & activities, Hill House, Main Street
GERRY MITCHELL CHILDREN’S ENTERTAINER
10:30 Childrens Stage
Children’s music, song writer and puppets! Sponsored by Stedmans and MacEwen Petroleum

MAD SCIENCE OF OTTAWA
11:30 Children’s Stage
Wild and wacky educational science show and activity station -Sponsored by Rising Sun Masonic Lodge #85

COMEDY & MAGIC SHOW
12:30 Children’s Stage
featuring Adrian Fournier and Dustin Fox -Sponsored by T.Wayne Lawson Construction, Athens Veterinarian Services and J.B. Kelly Insurance

ATHENS JUNIOR IDOL TALENT SHOW
1:30 p.m. Childrens Stage
To register: call Katie 924-1659. -Sponsored by Dr. Ben Stobo
RAY’S REPTILES
3 p.m. Children’s Stage -Sponsored by Superior Cellular & Sound
FUN AIR JUMPING CASTLES

FREE bouncing all day! In front of Stedmans. Sponsored by Tackaberry Construction
DRUM MAKING WORKSHOP
1:30 Hill House - join in the drumming circle!
FREE PONY RIDES
10:30 - 12:30 courtesy of Double A Stables, Darin & Angie Alguire
CHILDREN’S PETTING ZOO & BIBLE STORIES
All day – see a horse the size of a goat! Sponsored by Athens Computers
FREE MINIATURE TRAIN RIDES
All day, Main Street. For children 2-12 years old. Courtesy of Elgin Bowling Lanes
FACE PAINTING
DUCK POND AND DARTS GAME
All day in the Park
DEREK CRANSHAW’S MAGIC & JUGGLING SHOW
Lainee’s Coffee & Convenience, Main Street
slushies, ice cream and corn
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FOR THE WHOLE
FAMILY...

GROUND ZERO PAINTBALL CHALLENGE
All day, Main Street
Test your skills against the pros!
GRENVILLE ARCHERY
Try the sport of archery
OPERATING TRAIN DISPLAY
All day, Main Street. Everyone loves trains!
ANTIQUE & CLASSIC CAR DISPLAY
9:30 a.m. -3 p.m. Lainee’s Coffee & Convenience
CORNFEST SOUVENIR T SHIRTS
Available at Stedmans while supplies last
ARTISTS STUDIOS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Watch for signs
CORNY BINGO
11 a.m. – 3 p.m. beside Lainee’s Coffee & Convenience – 25 cents/card
BOAT SHOW
All day, Main Street – courtesy of Kelsey’s Marina
ATHENS MUSEUM – "THE GREAT DUTCH IMMIGRATION"
keep in touch with the Dutch!
CORNFEST BOOK SALE
9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Athens Public Library, Central St.
SCARECROW MAKING CONTEST & CORN DOLL MAKING
Start anytime beside Peacock Restaurant. Judging 3 p.m.
FEENSTRAS FARM EQUIPMENT LTD. &
JOHN DEERE FARM EQUIPMENT DISPLAY

All day. From HUGE to small - see them all!
GOOD TIME SQUARES - Square dancing
11 am in front of Bank of Montreal
PLUS! ATHENS BUSKERS .... LOONIE DRAW .... CRAFT AND GARAGE SALES

BABY CHANGE STATION
10 Main Street East
Courtesy of McDonald Thorne & Associates and Ross, Cliffen & Morrison
PJ’S PETS EXPRESS - watering station for your pet, crafts and stickers for the kids
BALL HOCKEY TOURNAMENT
Parking lot, Centre 76, Henry Street
MAIN STREET CORN DECORATIONS COURTESY OF SCOTT FARMS

 

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