Lots Of Activities Homecoming Weekend

Fergus is celebrating its 175th – come celebrate with us. Next event is the Homecoming Weekend, from Friday, June 28 through Tuesday, July 1. Events include a luncheon with a special guest speaker, a Downtown street festival, Art Walk, “Doors Open”, a tour of heritage buildings, a concert in Victoria Park will feature local musicians and bands – and much, much more.

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Here is a schedule with all the events we know of today:

Homecoming Weekend Activities and Events

Friday June 27th

Chamber of Commerce Luncheon
with Guest Speaker,
The Honourable Perrin Beatty, President of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce
11:30am – 2:00pm — limited seating
Fergus Legion

Heritage Centre Wellington Committee
“Sod Turning” Garden
dedicated to the Beatty family

Homecoming Weekend “Kick Off”
“Rolling Down the River”
beach ball fundraiser

Open Air Movies @ sunset
Fergus Market Parking Lot

Saturday June 28th

Doors Open Fergus
Featuring free admission to 13 historic sites, properties and gardens
10:00am to 4:00pm

The Fergus BIA
Summer Sensation Art Walk
Explore historic downtown Fergus through an artisan outdoor art walk
including visual, musical and culinary components
10:00am to 4:00pm

The Reminessence Festival
Reunion Dinnner and Dance
5:00pm to 7:00pm Dinner — limited seating
7:00pm to 1:00am — Classic Star, Backroads, Pauly & the Greaseballs
$30/person (Dinner & Dance) $10/person (Dance)

Sunday June 29th

Outdoor Interfaith Church Service
Fergus Cenotaph – bring your lawn chairs

Family Concert in the Park
Bring a picnic lunch and savour the sounds of a host of local musicians for an old fashioned gathering!
Victoria Park, Fergus – bring your lawn chairs
2:00pm to 5:00pm

“Street Beats” Youth Jam
Celebrate the edgier side of rock and roll with a variety of local youth bands and headliners
Targeting the Fergus “Y” (youth) Generation, 13 – 17
Victoria Park, Fergus
7:00pm to 10:00pm

Monday June 30th

Harness Racing at the Grand River Raceway
Come and cheer on the colours of
The 175th Anniversary Race
Race Time, 7:30pm

Tuesday July 1st

Dominion Day Festivities in Elora
Firemen’s Breakfast
Soapbox Derby
Hot Dogs in the Park
Rotary Duck Race

Fireworks Extravaganza in Fergus
Fergus Sportsplex
Kiddie Rides, Live Music, Fireworks
6:00pm to 11:00pm

*** Events and Scheduling Subject to Change ***

Want to know more? The please contact the Fergus175 Committee.


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