2014 Bear River Winter Carnival Schedule – updated

P1390605Bear River Winter Carnival Schedule 2014 (updated Feb 13)
(scroll to bottom for all event posters.)

February 14, 15, 16th

FRIDAY 14

Anytime till 3 pm Saturday.  Build a snow sculpture and enter the big prize contest.
 Anyone can enter and build along the Bear River waterfront or at your home (to build at your home you must be in the Bear River area.) Free! Enter at Cherry Brook Grocery Store Main St. Bear River.  All welcome to enter!  Contact Sue Comeau 467-3258  allwaysgardening@ns.sympatico.ca or Bonnie MacLeod bonnie.mac@eastlink.ca 467-0390

4:00 pm till end of winter Rink Opens.  Free skating behind Bear River Legion.

4:00 – 8:00 pm Oakdene Winter Studio Tour. Free. At 1913 Clementsvale Rd., Bear River. Artist and artisan studios open to the public. Show continues Feb 15 and 16, noon to 4 pm. Contact Clare Thorbes clare.thorbes@gmail.com

5:00 until the end of the Carnival (evening of the 16th.)  Crazy Carpet Castle Opens.  Free sledding on crazy carpets or snowsuits only.  Crazy carpets provided.  Behind Bear River Legion.  Contact Bonnie MacLeod  Bonnie.mac@eastlink.ca  467-0390

5:00 -5:30 pm  Lighting of the Ice Candles and Ice Candle Contest.  Free.  Behind the Bear River Legion. All entries welcome.  Enter to win and help by putting your ice candles around the rink or town. Prize presentation @ 5:30pm.  Contact Sue Comeau 467-3258  allwaysgardening@ns.sympatico.ca

6:00 – 8:00 pm “Fables and Fairy Tales” Show Opening. A multi media group art show at The Oakdene Centre in Bear River. Show continues Feb 15 and 16th, (ten am to four pm). Free. Contact: Ken Flett  kenflett@gmail.com

 7:00 -9:00 pm Myrtle & Rosies Dinner and Live Music. Reservations: 467-0176. Filet Mignon, Caesar Salad, Chocolate Raspberry Triffle. Downtown Main St. Bear River

8:00 pm “Acres & Acres” concert. A Licensed event at the Rebekah Hall. Tickets $12.00 in advance, $15.00 at the door. Limited seating. Tickets @ Magoos, Bear River Bargains and Books, Sissiboo Coffee at the Annapolis Winter Saturday Market or call 467-0357.

SATURDAY 15

Anytime till 3 pm.  Build a snow sculpture and enter the big prize contest.   All along the waterfront. Free! Enter at Cherry Brook Grocery Store Main St. Bear River. Open to all!

All Day till 7 pm Free ice cream sundaes @Myrtle and Rosie’s, for all children who participate in winter carnival activities.

9:00 am – 3:00 pm  Childrens’ snow sculpting. All welcome! Free! By rink along Bear River Waterfront. Create a snow creature and get a prize!  Contact:  bonnie.mac@eastlink.ca  467-0390

9:00 am – 11:00 am Club 400 Winter Active team.  Free.  @ Bear River Waterfront Park by rink.  Kick sledding, Nordic walking, and snowshoeing. Contact: Brian Orde  borde@annapoliscounty.ca

10:00 am – 3:00 pm Free hot drinks and warm up spot @Changing Tides Diner. Sponsored by NSCC CCA course. A Paws for Life fundraiser.

10:00-11:00 am  Cross Country Ski Clinic.  Ski’s poles and boots provided.  Free.  Behind the rink along the Bear River Waterfront.  Contact Sue Comeau 467-3258   allwaysgardening@ns.sympatico.ca

10:00 am – till it’s over. Pond Hockey tournament. Teams of 6 from 5 yrs to adults can register. Call Heather Charlton 467-3269

10:30 – 12:00 Taoist Tai Chi Demonstration/Participation. Free. Upstairs @ The Rebekah. Contact George Chisolm 467-3096

noon  – 4:00 pm “Fables and Fairy Tales”  A multi media group art show at The Oakdene Centre in Bear River. Show continues Feb 15 and 16th, (ten am to four pm). Free. Contact: Ken Flett  kenflett@gmail.com

noon – 4:00 pm Oakdene Winter Studio Tour. Free. At 1913 Clementsvale Rd., Bear River. Artist and artisan studios open to the public. Show continues Feb 16, noon to 4 pm. Contact Clare Thorbes clare.thorbes@gmail.com

noon – 4:00 pm “Hearts and Flowers” A show of watercolour paintings from Flora Doehler  downstairs@ the Rebekah. Hot Sissiboo coffee and cookies. Contact Flora flora.doehler@gmail.com

noon – 4:00 pm “Skafte & Shishkov” A show of watercolour poetry & paintings and live constantly improvised by-request one-of-a-kind painting-poems. downstairs @ the Rebekah. Hot Sissiboo coffee and cookies.

noon – 4:00 pm Cross Country Ski Trip For Beginners. Free.  Meet at Bear River Fire Hall, 12pm. Contact Robbie Bays 467-3151 or Sue Comeau 467-3258   allwaysgardening@ns.sympatico.ca

1:00 – 3:00 pm  Maple Syrup Snow Sucker Stand.  Free. (Other Maple products available.) Contact Peter and Anna Burrell 467-3340.

1:00 – 4:00 Carnival Cooking Contest! @Magoo’s. Free to enter and open to all. enter early by phone or at Magoo’s cafe. Judging starts at 1:30 pm. 4 Categories: 1. Appetizers  2.Soups  3.Desserts  4.Other  Sponsored by Annapolis Highland Vineyards, Sissiboo Coffee and Flora Doehler. info@ 467-0191

5:00 – 6:oo pm Ham and Beans Supper with tea, coffee and apple crisp with ice cream upstairs at the Bear River Fire Hall. $10.00 per person. Contact Teresa Dawson. 467-4140 teresa.dawson@sky.com

6:00 – 7:00 pm Hot chocolate and cookies free! Downstairs at the Bear River Legion Branch #22. Supplied by the Ladies Auxiliary.

7:30 pm FIREWORKS All along the Bear River Waterfront.   (Rain Date Sunday @ 7:30) Contact:  Glen Rice 467-3023 or  Sue Comeau 467-3258

9:00 pm – 1:00 am Winter Carnival Dance. “One Night Only” @ Bear River Legion Branch #22.  $10.00 at door.  Contact Sue Long 467-3705 or 467-3881. All welcome!

SUNDAY 16

8:00 am – 4:00 pm A Gentle Cross Country Ski Over 7 Lakes. Trip 10.75 miles or 17.3 Km Bring your own lunch and water.  Meet at Bear River Fire Hall at 8am.  Contact: Sue Comeau  467-3258 allwaysgardening@ns.sympatico.ca

 9:30 am – 10:45 am Open Format Sunday School for all ages, at Advent Christian Church, 1421 Lansdowne Rd.  Songs, games, crafts, & refreshments.  All welcome.  For info call Sarin: 467-3931

9:30 am – 5:00 pm ATV/Snowmobile Follow Me Run.  Meet at the Power House in Bear River. Contact:  Cindy Bowers

10:00 am – 11:00 am  5km walk or run @Oakdene Centre. Registration at 10:am. Start time 11:00 am $5:00 entry fee. Contact Heather Charlton 467-3269

noon  – 4:00 pm “Fables and Fairy Tales”  A multi media group art show at The Oakdene Centre in Bear River. Show continues Feb 15 and 16th, (ten am to four pm). Free. Contact: Ken Flett  kenflett@gmail.com

noon – 4:00 pm Oakdene Winter Studio Tour. Free. At 1913 Clementsvale Rd., Bear River. Artist and artisan studios open to the public. Contact Clare Thorbes clare.thorbes@gmail.com

noon – 4:00 pm “Hearts and Flowers” A show of watercolour paintings from Flora Doehler @ the Rebekah. Hot Sissiboo coffee and cookies. Contact Flora 467-0553

noon – 4:00 pm “Skafte & Shishkov” A show of watercolour poetry & paintings and live constantly improvised by-request one-of-a-kind painting-poems. downstairs @ the Rebekah. Hot Sissiboo coffee and cookies.

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Maple Syrup Snow Sucker Stand.  Free. (Other Maple products available.) Contact Peter and Anna Burrell 467-3340.

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Awards Ceremony. Awards handed out for snow and ice sculptures. At the Bear River Waterfront Park to left of rink.  Contact Sue Comeau 467-3258 allwaysgardening@ns.sympatico.ca 

7th ANNUAL BEAR RIVER WINTER CARNIVAL – 2014

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photo by Tim Wilson, 2010

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Art - Hearts and Flowers

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Ice candle contest 2014

Brrr River Fun Run

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acres and acres

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Studio Tour Oakdene
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