The summer is at its end. So let's get wild and soaking wet at one of the most anticipated events of the season – Waterfest. The dragon boats will be a spectacular sight as they race and splash into action. Plus, this weekend has BBQ fundraising, golfing for a great cause, ladies of the diamond playing at Optimist Park and a few other entries that are sure to get you out of the house and into the mix.
Don't miss this year's Cornwall Waterfest.
Here's What's Happening:
Cornwall Waterfest set to make a big splash
This weekend is set to get wet thanks to the fourth annual Cornwall Waterfest. The dragon boat races have become a big draw for local summer events and they're finally here! The festival will light up the canal as crowds gather to the riverfront. The event starts this morning at 9:00a.m.
Cooking up: Parade of Nations BBQ
The Parade of Nations for the developmentally challenged will be throwing a BBQ this Saturday. Drop by Cornwall's Canadian Tire on Ninth St. from 10:00a.m. to 4:00p.m. to get a bite to eat while helping a great cause.
Golfers Against Cystic Fibrosis in honour of Marc Belanger ready to make a difference
Whether you're a golf enthusiast or not, come out to Summerheights on Saturday to show your support. There are three contests, a Long Drive, Closest to the pin and the Closest to the hockey net. Donate in memory or honour of someone who is battling with cystic fibrosis. Contact Summerheights for more information at (613) 613-938-8009.
Sea Cadet Fishing Derby kicks off first annual event
This Sunday break out your fishing rods in support of the Cornwall Sea Cadet Corps. The family event will take place at the RCAF Wing public boat launch from 10:00a.m. to 2:00p.m.
Women on the diamond: Ladies softball at Optimist Park
The Cornwall Selects will be taking the mound on Sunday at 1:00p.m.
No Sex Please, We’re British wrapping up at the Upper Canada Playhouse
‘Don’t let the title fool you. This comedy is not about sex. It’s about getting rid of it.’ The play runs Saturday and doors open at 8pm. Sunday doors open at 2:00p.m. 12320 County Rd. 2, Morrisburg. Call 613-543-3713.
Long Sault Farmers Market on display at Long Sault Plaza
Come check out a fantastic selection of fruits, preserves, organic chickens, veggies, coffee and many others! Support local farmers and businesses and leave with some baked goods. Open Saturday and Sunday 2:00p.m. - 6:00 p.m.