Events

Gatineau River Fest – July 28, 2018 (2-9PM)

Mark your calendars!
This festival will be a celebration of one of the areas greatest gems – the Gatineau River! Enjoy a leisurely float or paddle down the Gatineau River from Wakefield to Farm Point. Waiting for you at the Farm Point Community Center will be a host of activities, kiosks and entertainment. This is a fundraiser for the Friends of the Gatineau River and Loisirs Chelsea Nord.

Activities for the whole family including:
• Flotilla from Wakefield to Farm Point including a shuttle.    Register HERE

REGISTER BEFORE JULY 23, 2018 for a chance to win a free photo-shoot with www.davidirvinephotographer.com !!!

• Dragon boat trials by Cascades Club
• Yoga demos with Vrai Nature Yoga
• Kids Zone with games, crafts
• Eco-fair and market
• A variety of street food and drinks available
• Raffle prizes 

Schedule of activities:

Time

Who

What?

12:30

All floaters and Paddlers

Boat drop off in Wakefield, parking and shuttle

14:00h

All Floaters and Paddlers

Flotilla leaves Wakefield (Registration required)

At RiverFest Central in Farm Point (Free)

15:30h

Julien Dionne

Master of Ceremonies and Acadian Comedian

15:45

Vrai Nature Yoga

Yoga demos

16:00

Derek Debeer

African drumming performance and interactive drumming circle

17:15

Cascades Club

Family fun dragonboat race

17:30

Claire Bestland

Guitar slinging blueswoman

19:00

Stone Age Man

Dynamic mix of blues, rock and cabaret


Ecofair and Market participants:

Stacey Spears Massage
Ottawa Riverkeeper

Action Chelsea for the Respect of the Environment
Travelling Taqueria (food – tacos)
Che Malambo (food – empanadas)
Indian food
Jack Taylor (lanterns)
La FAB (wood working and more)
Municipality of Chelsea (Environment Department)
Michael Peterson (basketry)
Deneire Art (paintings)
Apple Road Goat Milk Soaps
Vrai Nature Yoga
Claude Latour (t-shirts and art)
Luna spinning (yarn and wood art)
Being Truly U (wearable art)

Raffle prizes:

Professional photo shoot by David Irvine
Unlimited yoga for 1 month for 2 people at Vrai Nature Yoga
1 free night at Old Chelsea Bed and Breakfast
Free water testing kit by H2O Chelsea
Gift package from Life without Plastics
Wood art from Kevin Burke at La Fab
1 free bicycle tune up at Greg Christie’s
Wax to waxless ski conversion by Gatineau Nordique Sport
2 passes to the Camp Fortune Aerial Park
$100 gift certificate at Les Fougeres
$50 gift certificate at Wakefield General Store / Chamberlains
$50 gift certificate at the Being Truly U booth at the event


WE ARE LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS TO SUPPORT THIS GROWING EVENT!!

Get Involved: Would you like to support or be involved with this event?  Would you like to set up a vendor or community group booth or activity? Would you like to volunteer or be a sponsor ? Contact us at: ontheriver@fog-arg.org !

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