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Served up by our fine Volunteer Fire Department - pancakes, sausages and all the trimmings. Bring the whole family, bring a friend, meet our dedicated men and women in blue who volunteer to help us all. The best way to start a great Hi Neighbour Day!
In the Old Fire Hall, right next to the Hall - a show of fine work done by Erringtonians of all ages. After breakfast, or following the Parade, come in and have a look. Always something different. If you'd like to help, or display your work, call Bob Herbison at (250)248-9810.
The Original Farmers Market in this area! In the Community Park across from the Hall - fresh local produce, baking, preserves, local crafts, great food, coffee and lots of atmosphere. The lively band "Wheelhouse" will entertain with some tunes from the Community Stage. For information on Market stall rentals, call Market Manager Cait Macdonald at (250)586-0099.
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The Errington Hall Board will be serving free Corn on the Cob all day - so come along, neighbours, stay a while, and enjoy.
Bring a deck chair, sit, relax and listen as students from the World Music Summer Camp take to the Community Stage to perform on marimba and drums. Free Admission.
In the Market Pavillion, kids can get some free face painting and look through the 'tickle trunk' for costumes and accessories to wear in the big Parade. We will also have fun games for kids on the field by the backstop. Come along, come early and bring the kids.
The Biggest Little Parade around - from beside the old school site on Grafton, round the corner and down Errington Road to the Hall. Kids - decorate your bike, parade a pet - adults, community groups, or local businesses create a float and join in! No need to register - just meet on Memorial Road next to the old school site before 12:30, ready to go.
On the field, next to the Market, come and watch the fun as wheeled Zucchinis race down the ramp and over the jump to glory or collision. Lots of fun. If you want to race 'your'Zucchini, better check out the rules and regulations, available Saturdays at the Market. There will be a Zucchini racer building workshop on Saturday, August 10th, one week before the race. If you are not a 'racer' do come and watch - you'll see blinding speed, epic crashes and unique vehicles in action. Free to all Market goers.
Errington Hall’s Hi Neighbour Day Dance
Saturday, August 17th - Tickets $15
Doors at 7:30pm & Show at 8:00pm
DJ to follow the Band and will go until midnight(ish)
The Hi Neighbour Day dance goes ‘old school’
There will be alcohol served so if you’re in the mood for a tall, cool one, a bar run by the Lions Club will serve your needs. And, if you want to continue dancing after the live band we will have a DJ until midnight(ish). Ticket only cost you $15 at Cranky Dog in Parksville, Heaven on Earth in Qualicum, Errington Store or at the door. Doors open at 7:30. Complementary snacks will be available at intermission.
PLEASE NOTE: Proceeds from these events pay for the repair and maintenance of the Errington War Memorial Hall. The Hall, the Old Fire Hall and the Community Park are maintained by the Errington War Memorial Hall Association, a registered non-profit society and a registered charity.