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Come to the Christina Lake for the fourth annual Homecoming Summer Festival

By Contributor
July 4th, 2013

With Summer around the corner The Homecoming Crew has been busy planning the Fourth Annual Christina Lake Homecoming Summer  Festival  Friday and Saturday (July 19-20).

The Homecoming Festival is a place where memories are shared and new ones are made.  It’s a time for all,  past and present, near or far, to unify in our love for “The Lake”. It’s a time for our community, to come together to celebrate our regions talents, showcase our businesses and bring awareness to our community services and organizations. 

With over 1500 people in attendance last year, it is fast becoming a tradition here in Christina Lake.

Homecoming kicks off with a Celebration of all our wonderful Community Groups, Organizations, and Volunteers on Friday at The Christina  Living Arts Centre for a Wine & Cheese Social & Volunteer Appreciation from 7-9 p.m. 

Slide show presentation about each group and awards of appreciation to be handed out by Grace McGregor.

Saturday  is shaping up to be a fantastic day for all beginning with the famous Pancake Breakfast served by the Community Hall Association, and our Market from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. 

There will be 50-plus Vendors,  community groups, artists , businesses, interactive workshops and demos! Free Yoga will be offered at The Christina Living Arts Centre on Saturday from 9-10am.        

The Summer Photo Contest is on, Categories are:

1. Celebrating Culture in our Communities-photos of cultural events in and around our community.

2. Summer Sports  & Outdoor Activities-from waterskiing to fishing

3.Nature and Landscape of Christina Lake in Summer

4.Wildlife/Plant life from Christina Lake in Summer

5. Portraits  in Summer

6. Historical Photos of Christina Lake and Area in Summer

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Photos will be displayed during the Market on Saturday and Winners will be announced at 11am.  Prizes for the winners.  Deadline to enter July 18/13.                                               

Music performances from 8 a.m.-2 p.m., including Juno Shenstone, Jeff Holitzki ,  Intunistics , Edward Macleod , Damien Alblas, Amanda Thate,  and Big Raven Community Productions. 

Free paddle board demos are available on the main beach from 2-4 p.m., or there’s a  a presentation on The Christina Lake Watershed from 3-4 p.m.

The Fire Department is  preparing  another BBQ feast for our Community Potluck, with help from The Ladies Auxiliary.    

There will be a cash bar and snacks for sale in the evening.  Potluck BBQ and Family Dance from 4-10 p.m.


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