CAPE crusades in Cornwall

Andrzej Terrence, Special to TC Media
CAPE crusades in Cornwall
Simon Fontaine entertains guests at the Benson Centre during CAPE on April 21

CORNWALL, Ontairo – Heroes, Villains, and all characters between gathered at the Benson Centre this weekend for the Cornwall and Area Pop Event.

This year, CAPE brought thousands of dedicated fans and exhibitors in for a once in a lifetime experience where guests could the meet the closest thing to real-life versions of pop culture icons.

“I think its fantastic! The fourth year in a row and people are just as enthusiastic as in previous years,” said Scott Beaudoin, a patron to CAPE.

Some special guests included Marie-Claude Bourbonnais, Rochelle Davis, Ari Lehman, Jason Warner Smith and Randy Havens.

Carol Sauve and Randy Sauve have brought the entire show together for the last four years since its conception.

“This is our best Saturday yet. This is already beyond what we have done in the first year and there is still Sunday,” explained Randy.

The show had a constant flow since the doors opened this morning at 10 am.

“It doesn’t get old for us, Simon Fontaine was amazing!” said Carol Sauve after being asked about the Grinch.

This year the show filled the arena with close to 85 exhibitors with everything that is considered pop culture.

Many exhibitors fundraise for various groups and organizations like the Boys and Girls Club, and the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

The date for next year’s show has already been set for April 27 to 28.

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