Sunday July 1 will see many celebrations going on around the country, and Quesnel’s plans are better than ever.
There will be free events in LeBourdais Park from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, beginning with entertainers Kim Durban and Eddie deSouza.
Opening ceremonies will take place at 12 p.m., with Julie Joly Edwards singing Oh! Canada in English, and Doreen Patrick and friends singing the anthem in Carrier.
Entertainment will continue on the stage in LeBourdais Park until 3 p.m.
Also in the park will be games and crafts, a slip and slide and a bouncy castle for the children.
Water, watermelon and cupcakes will be available (cupcakes at 1:30 p.m.). Be sure to bring your own container for water.
And a Seniors’ Strawberry Tea will take place at the Billy Barker Showroon from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Seniors must register for the tea by calling 250-992-5875. Attendees must be over 60.
Full Canada Day schedule in LeBourdais Park:
11 a.m.: Kim Durban
11:30 a.m.: Eddie deSouza
12 p.m.: Opening ceremonies
12:30 p.m.: Julie Joly Edwards
1 p.m.: Dale Brown & Jalal Hopins
1:30 p.m.: Tim Landon
2 p.m.: Mike Nelson
3 p.m.: No More Cries
(Time and performers are subject to change.)