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‘Paddles and Puppets’ for Almonte Hospital

August 11 @ 8:30 am4:30 pm

Raft races and community paddle on the Mississippi River; puppets shows; live music.  Proceeds benefit the Almonte General Hospital Fairview Manor Foundation.

$20 for adults, $10 for children 12-3, 3 and under free, $50 Family Pass.

Almonte Civitan will be serving breakfast and lunch including coffee, juices, breakfast sandwiches, hamburgers and hotdogs.

The puppet shows, selected by Almonte’s Noreen Young, former artistic director of the Puppets UP International Festival, are:

Punch and Judy
Come celebrate the 355th anniversary of one of the oldest puppet traditions on earth with Mike Petersen’s Good Old Fashion Punch & Judy Show.

Honest Frankies Shoreline Review – The Paddling Puppeteer
This musical and interactive show will take the audience on a ride through the history of Ontario’s waterways. A first nation character along with a voyageur, lumberjack, a cottage developer and a host of critters will be sure to save the shoreline for future generations!

I Spy Butterfly
How does a nature-lover explorer become a bug’s best friend?  Find out on this delightful eco-story about the ways we all grow and change.


August 11
8:30 am – 4:30 pm
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Almonte General Hospital-Fairview Manor Foundation
613-256-2514, ext 2296


Almonte Fairgrounds
195 Water Street
Almonte, K0A 1A0 Canada
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