Sunday_ July 19th_ 2009 by gjjur4356

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									            Sunday, July 19th, 2009                                                  FOUNDERS’ DAYS 2009 IS SPONSORED BY:                                               S helburne Founders‘heritage,itsculture and people
                                                                                                                                                                          of the rich history,
                                                                                                                                                                                               Days is an annual celebration

                                                                                                                                                                        who have made Shelburne and environs one of the
                                                                             A&C AUTO REPAIR                                   MACKENZIE’S MOTEL
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.              Cox’s Warehouse, Dock Street             ADIVA’S PLACE & ROSE BOUQUET                         & COTTAGES                            most interesting small towns in Canada. For several
                                                                                                                               MARIA’S KWIKWAY
     Loyalist Breakfast - Lower Class and Upper Class                        ALL 4 ONE GRAPHICS & CONSULTING
                                                                                                                               MILLSTONES BED & BREAKFAST
                                                                                                                                                                        days each summer, the historic waterfront district
     (Advanced Tickets at the Whirligig Book Store)                          BALCOM’S ELECTRIC
                                                                             BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA                               MIRROR IMAGE                             comes alive with fun, food, history and games.

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9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.         Starts at Corner of Anne/Water Street         BARRACKS COVE KITCHENETTES                        MR. FISH STORE LTD.
                                                                                                                               OCEAN COMPUTER CENTRE LTD.                   ears before visits by Spanish, French and Portu-
     Loyalist 5 Mile Road Race                                               BELLIVEAU-VEINOTTE
                                                                                                                                                                            guese fishermen, the native Mi‘kmaq traversed
     ($10.00 Entry Fee)                                                           CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS                        ON SHORE CONSTRUCTION
                                                                             BOULDER COVE COTTAGES                             PIERO’S A-1 PIZZA                        the Roseway River and used the surrounding land for
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Shelburne Community Centre, 63 King Street           BURKE HARRIS TRUCKING                             RIVER HILLS GOLF
                                                                                                                                                                        summer encampments. In 1783, more than 10,000
                                                                                  & SEPTIC PUMPING                                & COUNTRY CLUB
    Coastal Oldies Car Show                                                  BUTLERS SMALL ENGINE                              ROSEWAY RIVER COTTAGES                   settlers loyal to the British crown arrived in Shelburne
                                                                                  AND REPAIRS                                  SABLE RIVER VIEW COTTAGES
10:00 a.m. - Closing                                        Dock Street      CAPE COD COLONY                                                                            (then Port Roseway) after fleeing the disastrous con-
                                                                                                                               SCOTIA LUNCH
    Booths Open                                                                   MOTEL 2001 LTD.
                                                                                                                               SEACOAST ENTERTAINMENT ARTS              sequences of the American Revolutionary War.
                                                                             CARLA ‘N COMPANY

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11:00 a.m.                                 Bill Norman Park, Dock Street     CELIA J. MELANSON LAW OFFICE                      SHELBURNE & AREA CHAMBER                    hese Loyalists, including Black Loyalists, Black
                                                                                                                                  OF COMMERCE
    Loyalist Era Church Service                                              CHARLOTTE LANE CAFÉ & CRAFTS                      SHELBURNE AUTO PARTS LTD.                   Pioneers and indentured blacks and some slaves,
                                                                             CIBC
12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.                       Near Fishermen’s Memorial       COOKE AQUACULTURE
                                                                                                                               SHELBURNE COUNTY BUSINESS
                                                                                                                                  DEVELOPMENT CENTRE                    helped to lay out and build the town and made the
    Children’s Bouncer                                                       COOPERS INN                                       SHELBURNE FURNITURE                      settlement one of the largest communities in North
     Jungle Safari                                                           DEDRICKS WEST NOVA FUELS LTD.                        & APPLIANCES LTD.                     America.
                                                                             DONALD HARDING LAW OFFICE                         SHELBURNE HARBOUR YACHT CLUB

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1:00 p.m.                                                    Waterfront      EASTLINK CABLE                                    SHELBURNE MALL                              he Black Loyalists were allotted land in what
     Regatta - Shelburne Harbour Yacht Club                                  GOODICK’S FURNITURE                               SOUTH WEST SHORE                            became Birchtown, on the northwest arm of
                                                                                                                                  DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
                                                                             GUY’S FRENCHYS
2:00 p.m.                                                    Waterfront      HALIBUT HEAD STUDIOS
                                                                                                                               SPENCER’S GARDEN CENTRE                  Shelburne Harbour, forming the first largest freed
     Lobster Crate Races                                                                                                       STERLING BELLIVEAU, MLA                  Black settlement in North America.
                                                                             HARBOURSIDE COTTAGES
                                                                                                                               SWANSBURG CONSTRUCTION LTD.

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2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.                                                        HARLOW CONSTRUCTION LTD.
                                              Ross Thomson House Yard
                                                                             H.M. HUSKILSON’S FUNERAL HOME
                                                                                                                               THE BEANDOCK                                ome Loyalists, including soldiers from dozens of
     Historical Garden Party                                                 HUSKILSON CHRYSLER
                                                                                                                               THOMSON’S DRIVE IN RESTAURANT               disbanded British regiments, moved on to Halifax,
     (Sponsored by Shelburne County Museum                                        & THE SHINE SHOP                             TIM-BR MART
     and the Black Loyalist Heritage Society - Tickets $ 5.00)               I.L. SPEARS INSURANCE AGENCY                      TLC PHARMACY LTD.                        Annapolis Royal, New Brunswick and Upper Canada,
                                                                             IRVING MAINWAY                                    VEN-REZ PRODUCTS LTD.                    but many remained here and their decendants live
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.            Near Fishermen’s Memorial                   J&D FAITH LIMITED                                 VERNON D’EON LOBSTER PLUGS LTD.          here to this day.
     Family Games & Competitions                                             LAWTONS DRUGS                                     VIDEO FOCUS
     - Giant Snakes & Ladders - Twister - Relay Races
4:00 p.m.                                                     Guild Hall
                                                                             LOCKEPORT COTTAGES
                                                                                  & CAMPGROUND
                                                                             LOTHAR’S
                                                                                                                               WATER STREET LIGHTHOUSE B&B
                                                                                                                               WAYNE S. RIDEOUT LAW OFFICE
                                                                                                                               WILDWOOD MOTEL LTD.
                                                                                                                                                                        T  he area was also settled by Scottish and Irish
                                                                                                                                                                           immigrants. In June, 1818, Welsh settlers arrived
                                                                                                                                                                        from Carmarthen and Cardigan in Wales and formed
     DRAWS: VIA Rail Draw - $ 2,000 Prize                                    LOU ACKER MACHINING & REPAIRS                     WILSON’S HOME HARDWARE
                 (Round Trip - Halifax to Toronto)                           LUONGS RESTAURANT                                 WOODWORKERS HOME HARDWARE                the first Welsh settlement in Canada, in a community
                 Booth Draw - $ 100 Prize                                                                                                                               on the Roseway River called New Cambria, later
                 (Vendors Only)
                                                                           DESTINATION      Shelburne                                                                   named Welshtown.
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.                      Cox’s Warehouse, Dock Street
     Lobster Chowder Supper
     (Details to be announced)                                                                                                                                          D    uring different eras, the Town has alternately
                                                                                                                                                                             prospered and struggled, once being a centre
                                                                                                                                                                        of shipbuilding and other commerce in the region
4:15 p.m.                                                   Dock Street
     Coastal Oldies Car Show Parade                                        Tourism, Culture & Heritage
                                                                                                                                                                        and serving as the home for military and other
                                                                                                              94.5 98.1 93.1                                            government institutions. Founders‘ Days is a
4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.                                         Guild Hall                                                                                                yearly reminder that we are richer by celebrating
     Jamie Cotter Gospel Service                                                                                                                                        the courage, fortitude, ambition, dignity and
                                                                                                                                                                        accomplishments of our forefathers.
Shelburne Harbour Tours - Aboard the “Brown Eyed Girl”
           2 Tours per day – June 1st - September 30th
  For more information, please call Ken / Sherri Taylor 875-4439                                                   Destination
                                                                                                                                                                        T  his annual celebration is made possible through
                                                                                                                                                                           the tireless efforts of numerous dedicated
                                                                                                                                                                        volunteers, many loyal sponsors from the civic and
                                                                                                         Southwest Nova Scotia
                                                                                                                                                                        business communities and through the support and
                                                                              The 2009 Shelburne Founders’ Days Committee wishes to thank all sponsors for their kind   cooperation of the Councils and staff of the Town
                                                                               and most appreciated support. A special thank you is extended to the many dedicated
                                                                               volunteers who work “behind the scenes” to help make the celebrations a huge success.    of Shelburne and the Municipality of the District of
                                                                                                                                                                        Shelburne.
                                                                            www.auracom.com/tnshelb · www.municipalityofshelburne.ca
          Thursday, July 16th, 2009                                         1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.                                           Guild Hall               Saturday, July 18th, 2009                                            3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.            Cox’s Warehouse, Dock Street
                                                                                 Musical Entertainment -                                                                                                                                       Family Games & Competitions
                                                                                 Wayne Stoddard - One Man Band (Various)                                                                                                                       •	 Dance,	Dance	Revolution
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.          Bill Norman Park, Dock Street                    Dan Doucette - Les Audacieux (Classic Country Music)                     8:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m.                                   156 Water Street             •	 Wii
    18th Century Loyalist Encampment                                             Dale Verge - Doin’ Country (Country/Pop)                                      Albert Lodge #30 Breakfast                                                      •	 Relay	Races
     Camp Set up                                                                                                                                               ($ 6.00/adult · $ 3.00/child)
                                                                            3:30 p.m.                                   Cox’s Warehouse, Dock Street                                                                                      3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.              Near Fishermen‘s Memorial
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.        Town Hall, 168 Water Street Upstairs                                                                                         10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.          Bill Norman Park, Dock Street                        Bubbles the Clown and MDS Summer Staff
                                                                                 Whirligig Building for Kids                                                  18th Century Loyalist Encampment
     Shelburne County Archives & Genealogical Society                                                                                                                                                                                          Face Painting and Balloon Animals
     Family Tea & Display                                                   3:30 p.m. - 6:00 pm                Near Fishermen’s Memorial                      Open to Public
     (Calling all descendents of Adam Bower,                                                                                                                   (Miscellaneous Historic Presenting - Civilian Life, including              4:00 p.m.                         Near the Dory Shop, Dock Street
                                                                                 Bubbles the Clown and MDS Summer Staff                                        cooking, laundry, scribe, crafts, games, etc.                                   Basketball Skills Competition
     for further info 875-4299)                                                  Face Painting and Balloon Animals                                             - Military Life, including uniforms, kit, musket care, drilling,                Ages 9-12
2:00 p.m. - Closing                                           Dock Street                                                                                      orders - Public flogging as punishment for stealing)
                                                                            4:30 p.m.                         Near the Dory Shop, Dock Street                                                                                             4:00 p.m.                                            Osprey Arts Centre
     Booths Open                                                                                                                                          10:00 a.m. - Closing                                         Dock Street
                                                                                 Basketball Skills Competition                                                Booths Open                                                                      Drama Camp Performance
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.                        Cox’s Warehouse, Dock Street        Ages 13-16                                                                                                                                                    ($ 5.00 Admission)
     Lobster Boil Supper                                                                                                                                  11:00 a.m.                                                     Guild Hall
     Hosted by the Sandy Point Recreation Community Group                   5:00 p.m.                                                       Guild Hall        Glooscap Hot Dogs - Dog Agility Show                                        4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.                  Bill Norman Park, Dock Street
     ($ 18.00 per plate - Tickets available at Municipal                         People of the18th Century                                                     (Entertaining and humourous performances to be enjoyed                          Historical Military Presentation
     and Town Offices and the Whirligig Book Store)                              (Scripted and narrated, semi-theatrical presentation of the                   by all ages)                                                                    including close drill, musket firing
                                                                                 lives and people of the 18th Century; Revolutionary War and
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.                                          Guild Hall        Loyalist Characters of Lower, Mid and Upper Class)                       11:00 a.m.                               Shelburne County Museum                4:30 p.m.                                                    Guild Hall
     Shelburne‘s version of Deal or No Deal                                                                                                                   Distribution of Loyalist Land Grants                                             Lobster Races
     (Hosted by Chett Buchanan & “The Banker”)                              5:00 p.m.                                                      Waterfront                                                                                          (Come place your bet on the fastest lobster!)
                                                                                                                                                          11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.         Start at Corner of Anne/Dock Streets
                                                                                 Lobster Crate Races
8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.                                         Guild Hall                                                                                     Animal Fundraiser - Dog Jog                                                 5:00 p.m.                                                   Waterfront
     Musical Entertainment                                                  5:30 p.m.                         Near the Dory Shop, Dock Street                  (Sponsored by Pet Projects)                                                     Greased Pole
     - David Burbine & Traditional Country (Country)                             Basketball Skills Competition                                            11:45 a.m.                         Cox’s Warehouse, Dock Street                 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.                                      Dock Street
                                                                                 Ages 17 & up                                                                 Preparation for Children’s Clown Parade with
                                                                                                                                                              Bubbles the Clown and MDS Summer Staff                                           Prince of Wales Historic Dancers
                                                                            6:00 p.m.                                          Dock Street Boat Ramp
             Friday, July 17th, 2009                                             Canoe Jousting Registration                                              12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.                               Guild Hall                 6:00 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Lobster Crate Races
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Waterfront
                                                                                                                                                              Musical Entertainment
                                                                            6:00 p.m.                                                      Waterfront          - South Wind (Country/Bluegrass)                                           6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.                                        Guild Hall
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.      Shelburne Barrel Factory, Dock Street                                                                                              - Curtis Mahaney & Friends (Country/Bluegrass)
    Tim-br Art Chainsaw Carving Demonstrations -                                 Regatta - Shelburne Harbour Yacht Club                                                                                                                        Shelburne County Idol
    James McKay                                                                                                                                           12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.                         Near Fishermen’s Memorial             (1st, 2nd & 3rd Place Prizes Awarded)
     (Lobster Carving)                                                      6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.                                           Guild Hall        Children’s Bouncer
                                                                                 Musical Entertainment                                                         Pirate Ship                                                                6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.     Dock Street (across from Tottie’s Crafts)
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.          Bill Norman Park, Dock Street                    The Holdup (Contemporary Rock)                                                                                                                                Washers Tournament “Playoffs”
                                                                                                                                                          12:30 p.m.                                           Dock Street                     (Sponsored by Our House Youth Wellness Centre)
    18th Century Loyalist Encampment                                                                                                                           Children’s Clown Parade with Bubbles the Clown
    Open to Public                                                          6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.             Dock Street (across from Tottie’s Crafts)
                                                                                                                                                               and MDS Summer Staff                                                       7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.                                       Waterfront
     (Miscellaneous Historic Presenting - Civilian Life, including               Washers Tournament                                                                                                                                            Canoe Races
     cooking, laundry, scribe, crafts, games, etc.                               (Sponsored by Our House Youth Wellness Centre)                           1:00 p.m.                                            Waterfront
     - Military Life, including uniforms, kit, musket care, drilling,
     orders - Public flogging as punishment for stealing)                   6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.                                          Waterfront          Regatta - Shelburne Harbour Yacht Club                                     7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.                                        Guild Hall
                                                                                                                                                          1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.          Meeting at Muir-Cox Shipyard Park                     Musical Entertainment
10:00 a.m. - Closing                                          Dock Street        Canoe Jousting                                                                                                                                                - Bob Vacon (Acoustic Blues)
    Booths Open                                                                                                                                                Amazing Waterfront Scavenger Hunt                                               - The Road Rockets (Rock ‘n Roll)
                                                                            8:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.                                          Guild Hall         (Family Event)
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.                                        Dock Street        Musical Entertainment                                                    2:00 p.m.                         Near the Dory Shop, Dock Street               8:00 p.m.                                            Osprey Arts Centre
    Moby the Recycling Robot                                                     - Mark Cameron & Outskirtz (Country)
                                                                                                                                                               Basketball Skills Competition                                                   Youth Concert
     - (Sponsored by RRFB)                                                       The only local act chosen to perform at “Country Rocks                                                                                                        ($10.00 Admission)
                                                                                 the Commons” - August 2008, featuring Keith Urban                             Ages 8 & under
12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.                         Near Fishermen’s Memorial         and Gretchen Wilson.                                                     3:00 p.m.                                                      Guild Hall       9:30 p.m.                                                   Waterfront
    Children’s Bouncer                                                                                                                                         Glooscap Hot Dogs - Dog Agility Show                                            Harbour Parade of Lights
     15’x15’ Sports Castle
                                                                            10:00 p.m.                                                     Dock Street         (Entertaining and humourous performances to be enjoyed
                                                                                “Year of the Lobster” Fireworks                                                by all ages)                                                               10:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.                                      Guild Hall
1:00 p.m.                                    Cox’s Warehouse, Dock Street                                                                                                                                                                     Street Dance
     Book Launch                                                                                                                                                                                                                               - Backtrac (Rock ‘n Roll)
     “Mowatt Street Chronicles” by Karen Grovestine Powell - a
     publication of the Shelburne County Archives & Genealogical                         LIFE SIZE Spiderman and Batman                                              Heritage Walking Tours of Sable River                                11:00 p.m.                                                   Guild Hall
     Society - For further info 875-4299                                           will be greeting the crowd throughout the weekend.                      By Appointment Bessie Robart 656-2052/Carson Swim 656-3155                         Awards for Harbour Parade of Lights


                                                                                                                                                                                                                          All events free unless otherwise specified. Schedule subject to change.

								
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