Come and celebrate Canada's Sesquicentennial on Saturday, May 27th. The 2017 Kanata-Carleton Cultural Festival will start at 10am at the Sandwell Green Park with the 84th Regiment of Front Re-enactment including military drills and firing of muskets! A bagpiper will lead in dignitaries and the Town Crier will welcome everyone. Outdoor entertainment including Persian, Moldavian and Russian dancers, Valley Fiddle and Step Dance Association, Geriatric Jazz Band, Andrew Cassara Band, West Ottawa Glee Club and the First Fret Music School will conclude at 6pm.
Inside the Earl of March Secondary School, there will be over 400 works of art by many Art associations and individuals. From noon until 5, you will be entertained by dancers from China, Linda Jamieson School of Dance, Summer Breeze Dance and the School of Modern Dance. Kanata Theatre will be putting on a play "Breathe" and several choirs and the sharp Studieo Singers will add to your listening pleasure. For the classical lovers, we have jazz pianist Milana Zilnik, oboist Kristen Cooke, and the Vyhovskyi String Junior Ensemble. The Holy Trinity Concert Band and Rhythm and Blues Band are sure to be a hit.
The evening show will start at 6:30pm. Alan Neal from the CBC will be the MC and our very own Guitar Groovers will be performing along with soprano Diana Sharp, Linda Jamieson's dancers, the Kanata Concert Band and Kanata Symphony. TheGoulbourn Male Chorus, West Ottawa Ladies Chorus, Kanata Choral Society, and Goulbourn Jubilee Singers will perform and then form a 150+ choir for the finale!
All this entertainment is for FREE so mark May 27th on your calendar!
If you can volunteer, go to kanatacarletonculturalfestival.ca to sign up. CFUW/Kanata will have a booth and you will be given a voucher for food if you can do 4 or more hours.