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The Athens District Chamber of Commerce Presents:

Cornfest 2010 - 30th Anniversary

Schedule of Events

Saturday, 21 August 2010

A FREE FUN DAY FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!
***Main Street Business Block closed to traffic for Cornfest for our children's safety***
LOTS OF FREE PARKING
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CORNTINUOUS MUSIC...

Bandstand Performances at Memorial Park, Main Street. Bring your own lawnchair.
Absolutely FREE!

REBEKKA PAIGE: 9:30 - 11am

TOM WILSON & HIS WESTERN ALL-STARS -11 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

ATHENS IDOL: 12:45 - 1:15. Children's talent contest - main stage. To register call Katie (613)924-1659.

COUNTY ROAD 5: 1:15 p.m. – 3 p.m.

CURTIS COUNTRY: 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

ERIC WIDZINSKI - Guitarist and singer - Busking all day, Main Street

PRE-CORNFEST TEEN DANCE - Friday, August 20th
7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Joshua Bates Centre. $5 each Disc Jockey

CORNFEST DANCE
9 p.m. - 1 a.m. At Centre 76 Ice surface - ID REQUIRED
Featuring live music by the ToneKats
Presented by Athens Minor Ball Association and Athens Figure Skating Club
Advanced tickets $10 available at: Blanchard's Garage, Lakeline Lodge and Athens Computers
Price at door: $15 For info call 613-924-1996
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GREAT FOOD...

Enjoy fresh-cooked, locally grown corn and support Athens businesses and organizations.

CORNFEST BREAKFAST - 7:30 a.m. - 10 a.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. - 4 p.m.
Look for Rupe's Steam Engine in the village. Athens District Chamber of Commerce - 50¢ per cob, proceeds to Cornfest events

ICE COLD FRESH SQUEEZED LEMONADE
All day, beside the Steam Engine - Athens District Chamber of Commerce - proceeds to Cornfest events

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

CORNY DONUTS All Day - Willard's Bakery

HAMBURGERS & HOTDOGS All Day, at Main Street Pizza

FRESH WOOD FIRED ENTREES AND SPECIALTY COFFEES - All day at Harvest Café

POPCORN, COTTON CANDY, SNOW CONES - All day, Main Street

ATHENS FARMERS' MARKET - fresh produce from local farms - All day beside the Steam Engine
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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. Parade begins at 10 am. Starts & ends at Athens District High School, Church Street. PRIZES! - WATCH FOR THE SHRINER'S CLOWNS - BALLOON SCULPTURES to follow at Hill House Lawn

REPTILE RAINFOREST - 9 a.m. - noon, Hill House Lawn

THOUSAND ISLANDS MARTIAL ARTS THUNDER DEMO TEAM - 11:30 a.m. & 2 p.m

*** NEW *** PUPPETS BY DEANNA LYN PRODUCTIONS - 10:30 a.m. - 11 show Children's Stage, street show 11:00 a.m - 11:30 a.m.

RAD SCIENCE OF OTTAWA - 11:30 - 12 Show, 12 - 2 pm Activity Station
Children's Stage -Wild and wacky educational science show and activity station

RAY'S REPTILES
3 pm - 4 pm Children's Stage

FUN AIR JUMPING CASTLES ***NEW EXCITING FEATURES ****
9:00 - 4:00 FREE bouncing

FREE PONY RIDES 10:00 - 4:00 memorial park

*** NEW *** CORNCOB SLINGSHOT - hit the scarecrow using corncobs!
10 - 4 Memorial Park

CHILDREN'S PETTING ZOO & BIBLE STORIES
All day, Memorial Park – see a horse the size of a goat!

THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE ACTIVITY STATION
All day - presented by Elgin Bowling Lanes

ATHENS VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT display and kids games - Let's learn to be safe!
all day

*** NEW *** STEPPING STONES - Entertaining play depicting the Natural and Cultural
History of the 1000 Islands Region. Presented by St. Lawrence Islands National Park
2 pm, Hill House lawn, bring your lawn chair.

FREE FACE PAINTING & FREE TREATS - by Athens Figure Skating Club
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FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY...

*** NEW *** CHARLESTON LAKE PONY CLUB DEMONSTRATION
Gaming, Drill Ride and Jumping 2:30

GROUND ZERO PAINTBALL CHALLENGE
All day, Main Street
Test your skills against the pros!

*** NEW *** FLOWER & PRODUCE SHOW - hosted by Athens Garden Club
vegetable, flower, photo and childrens' contest: From best corn to craziest carrot!
Township Hall Memory Garden, 1 Main Street West
submissions in by 9:30 am, Displays from 10:30 - 2:30

*** NEW *** NASCAR THUNDERDOME RACING -remote control stock cars: Race with
the pros!
$3 per race

ANTIQUE & CLASSIC CAR DISPLAY
9:30 a.m. -4 p.m. Main Street
Lainee's Coffee and Convenience

**** NEW *** CHALK ART MURAL - Featuring David Day, illustrator for Avatar & Harry
Potter (www.daviddayartist.webs.com) - become part of creating a huge chalk art mural along Main Street, all day

EAR-RESISTIBLE CORNFEST SOUVENIR T SHIRTS
$10 - Available at Stedmans, ACE Hardware, Athens Pharmasave, Sundial and Lainee's while supplies last

*** NEW *** DUNK TANK
Wet and watery challange! All day, Main Street

CORNY BINGO
11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Proceeds to Athens Fire Department Auxiliary

BOAT SHOW - courtesy of Kelsey's Marina of Charleston Lake
all day, Main Street

GREG MORRIS - CHAINSAW ARTIST - demonstrations and finished work for sale
all day, Main Street

ATHENS MUSEUM – "HISTORY OF WINTER SPORTS"
10 am - 4 pm, in the museum, 1 Main Street

CORNFEST BOOK SALE
9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Athens Public Library, Central St.

RACE CAR DISPLAY
all day, Main Street

FAMILY SCARECROW MAKING CONTEST
Start anytime. Judging 3 p.m.

*** NEW *** CORNIEST HAT - prizes awarded throughout the day to the people wearing the corniest hat

FEENSTRAS & WEAGANTS FARM EQUIPMENT DISPLAY
All day. From HUGE to small - see them all!

CPHC "ROCK-A-THON CHALLENGE"
all day, Main Street

BABY CHANGE STATION 10 Main Street East
Courtesy of McDonald Thorne & Associates and Ross, Cliffen & Morrison

PLUS! BUSKERS .... LOONIE DRAW .... CRAFT, GARAGE AND SIDEWALK SALES
MAIN STREET CORN DECORATIONS COURTESY OF SCOTT FARMS
CORNFEST POSSIBLE THROUGH GENEROUS SUPPORT FROM:

 

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