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31st Annual Winnie's Hometown Festival


Winnie's Northern Neighbourhood

  

Friday, August 16th

 

Luncheon
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Held at Senior's Harmony Club
Hamburger, Coleslaw, Beans, Cookie, and a Drink - $10.00
Hotdog, Coleslaw, Beans, Cookie, and a Drink - $7.00
Hosted by: Senior's Harmony Club

 

Science North - Stellar Science
2 pm - 5 pm
Held at the Library
Join your favourite blue coat scientists to learn all about space!
Hosted by: White River Public Library

 

Trade Fair
5 pm - 9 pm
Held at the Community Center
Booths will be selling everything from food to crafts to jewelry. A variety of sewing 
and quilting booths as well as information booths.
Free Admission
Contact Natalie or DJ at 822-2450 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register your booth.

 

Shirt Tail Parade
5:30 pm
Starts at Winnie-the-Pooh Park and ends at the Street Party
Wear your favourite pyjamas and bring your stuffies
Prizes Awarded for:
Oldest, Youngest, Cutest, Best PJs, Most Bears, & Most Historical
Hosted by: White River District Historical Society

 

Burnout Contest
7 pm – 9 pm
Held on Winnipeg Street
Do you think your car or truck has what it takes to smoke 
out the competition? Let’s see those tires burn!
Contact the Township to preregister 807-822-2450
Must have valid drivers license to participate,
Helmets and seatbelts required

 

Street Party
Approx. 9 pm - 1am
Location: Winnipeg Street
Licensed area – Age of Majority required.
**Must present I.D. at the gate**
Entry: $10/Adults (19 and over)
Designated driver available for drop off only within town limits

 

Fireworks
Approx. 9:30 pm
Location: Across CP Tracks
This sparkly show will take your breath away!
Sponsored by the Township of White River
Managed by the White River Fire Department

 

Saturday, August 17th

 

Corn Hole Tournament
ALL DAY
Held at the Community Centre Ball Field
Find a friend and pre-register as a pair to enjoy a day of corn hole!
Contact Natalie or DJ at the Township to preregister 807-822-2450
Entry Fee: $10.00 per team

 

Pancake Breakfast
7:30 am – 11 am
Held at the Legion
Head on down to enjoy some pancakes & Sausage
Entry: 10+/$7, 4 – 9/$5, 3 & under/FREE 
Hosted by: St. Basil’s Church

 

Winnie-the-Pooh Parade
11:30 am
Theme: Winnie’s Northern Neighbourhood
Create a float or decorate your bike or wagon to showcase the things that our northern region has to offer.
Line up at the Tourist Information Centre and end up at the Community Centre
To view parade, park along Elgin and Winnipeg Street
Prizes for best theme float, best business float, best family float,
best dressed bike, and best dressed wagon

 

Winnie’s Funland & Trade Fair
12 pm – 5 pm
Held at the Community Centre
Kids shows and workshops, featuring Christina the Crazy Hooper,
Mr. Mark and special performances from Buzz and Woody, Peppa Pig,
Pikachu and Winnie the Pooh! Vendors, beer gardens, Science North Super
Science exhibit, bouncers, the meltdown, and more!
Contact Natalie or DJ at 822-2450 or email
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register your booth

12:00pm-12:30pm Parade Awards/Presentations
12:30pm-1:15pm Christina the Crazy Hooper as seen on Ellen!
1:15pm-1:30pm Pikachu, Peppa Pig & Winnie the Pooh
1:30pm-1:45pm Buzz light year & Woody
1:45pm-2:25pm An interactive show of Wild and Wonderful Music with Mr. Mark!
2:25pm-2:55pm Join Science North for an exciting live science show that will blow your mind!
2:55pm-3:40pm Christina the Crazy Hooper as seen on Ellen!
3:40pm-3:50pm Pikachu, Peppa Pig & Winnie the Pooh
3:50pm-4:00pm Buzz light year & Woody
4:00pm-4:40pm An interactive show of Wild and Wonderful Music with Mr. Mark!
4:40pm-5:00pm Raffle Announcements

 

Spaghetti Supper
4:30 pm
Held at the Legion
Spaghetti, Salad, Dinner Roll, Dessert & Beverage

$10/Adults, $5/Kids 5 – 10, FREE/Kids 5 & Under
Hosted by: Legion Ladies Auxiliary

 

Riding Lawnmower Races
7 pm – 9 pm
Held at the Community Centre
Reckon your riding lawnmower is souped and fixin’ for a race?

Please ensure that the blades are removed
Contact Natalie or DJ for pre-registration at 822-2450 or email
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Entry fee: $40 for modified or $10 for stock. Cash Prizes

 

Adult Dance
9 pm – 1 am
Held at the Community Centre
Age of Majority Required
**Must Present ID at the Door**
Tickets: $15
Canada’s only portable night club featuring a video dance party by Volt Entertainment and Festival Freightways!
Designated Driver available for drop off only within town limits
Hosted by: White River Fire Dept.

 

Sunday, August 18th

 

Fish Derby
NOON – 4 pm
Crocker’s Lake, Hwy 17 West
Free BBQ & PRIZES AWARDED
Entry: Adult/$5, kids 16 & under/FREE
Bait is provided by RJ’s Bait
Sponsored by LCC and Kids & Cops

 

Bingo
Held at the Arena
Doors open at 11 am, Bingo begins at 1:00 pm
Entry fee: $100 at the door (12 to view)
Two Jackpots of $3,000
Total Prize Board of $9,950

Hosted by: Royal Canadian Legion & Senior’s Harmony Club

 

Down and Dirty in River City
3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Held at #169 Highway 631 across from the water plant (old ski trail)
Registration opens at 3:30, Run begins at 4:00 pm
Get down and dirty as you race through our mud run. We have tons of exciting
obstacles that will be sure to get your adrenaline pumping.
Entry fee: 16+ $15.00, Ages 12-15 $10, 11 and under FREE
*Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult
Hosted by: Royal Canadian Legion & Senior’s Harmony Club