The Fair Shawville started its weekend activities last night and continues until Monday, September 3. Celebrating 162 years , the Fair expects to welcome between 30,000 and 40,000 people this year. One of the organizers, Charleen Moore, talks about the attractions during the fair.
Starting tonight at 7:30 pm, Beyond Driven will open for Nova Scotia’s The Trews. Saturday night, Brea Lawrenson will begin the evening at 7:30, before a performance by Meghan Patrick on the main stage, followed by Rainwater Whiskey in the bear tent area from 10:30. On Sunday, the main stage will open at 2:30 pm with Robin Averill & Joe Turner, followed by Next Generation Leahy. The Riley New Band will take over at 5:15 pm in the bear tent area, before Phil Denault opens the main stage, at 7:00 pm for the Alberta’s High Valley, which will begin at 8:30 pm.
More information about performances and activities visist the Shawville Fair website, www.shawvillefair.ca