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Sackville Fall Fair: Five things you don’t want to miss today

Sackville Fall Fair 2018
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Sunday, Sept. 23

Liandra Fahey recently launched Wind-E-Bikes, which offers area residents an opportunity to rent one of her electric bikes by the hour, for a half day or full day.
Liandra Fahey recently launched Wind-E-Bikes, which offers area residents an opportunity to rent one of her electric bikes by the hour, for a half day or full day.

1. Take a Fall Fair Tour on a Wind-E-Bikes Rental – If you haven’t had a chance to try one out yet, this is the perfect time to take a tour of today’s Fall Fair activities on a e-bike rental from Wind-E-Bikes. Wind-E-Bikes will be set up in the heart of downtown Sackville on Ford Lane. Skip the Fall Fair traffic on a RadRover, RadWagon or a Tandem bike. Hourly or more rentals available. Prices vary. Visit the Wind-E-Bikes Facebook page for details.

Above, participants in last year’s Sandcastle Making Contest are hard at work finishing their creations. This year’s contest takes place at Silver Lake on Sunday, Sept. 23, from 1-3:30 p.m.
Above, participants in last year’s Sandcastle Making Contest are hard at work finishing their creations. This year’s contest takes place at Silver Lake on Sunday, Sept. 23, from 1-3:30 p.m.

2. Calling all Sandcastle Architects – The fifth annual Sandcastle Making Contest, hosted by the Middle Sackville Baptist Church, will take place at Lillas Fawcett Park, 2 Morice Drive, from 1-3:30 p.m. Great prizes are available to be won.

These contestants in the 2016 Sackville Fall Fair Anything that Floats Race are having so much fun they don’t appear to be too competitive.
These contestants in the 2016 Sackville Fall Fair Anything that Floats Race are having so much fun they don’t appear to be too competitive.

3. Anything that Floats Race Set to Make Waves – A true spectator favourite, the seventh annual Anything that Floats Race will take place at Lillas Fawcett Park, 2 Morice Drive, from 2-3 p.m. Participants will grab their oars and board homemade vessels they constructed from odds and ends around the house that will, hopefully, float. There are plenty of great prizes to be won

4. Kids Offered a Chance to Make Something Sunday – The popular Make Something Sunday will be held at the Owens Art Gallery, 61 York Street, from 2-4 p.m. Drop-in for an informal hands-on art workshop for kids 12 and under and their adults. No booking required. This program is offered free of charge and is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Sackville.

This year’s Fall Fair pet show will be held at the Cattail Ridge Family Market on Sunday, Sept. 23, from 3-4 p.m. Above, Charlie, a competitor in last year’s pet show, tries to butter up one of the judges.
This year’s Fall Fair pet show will be held at the Cattail Ridge Family Market on Sunday, Sept. 23, from 3-4 p.m. Above, Charlie, a competitor in last year’s pet show, tries to butter up one of the judges.

5. Area residents’ furry friends will strut their stuff – Local residents will be bringing their furry friends and showing them off for some amazing prizes during the annual Fall Fair pet show at the Cattail Ridge Market, 5 Stephen’s Drive, from 3-4 p.m.

The full Sackville Fall Fair schedule can be viewed at https://sackville.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/sackville-fall-fair-2018_web.pdf, while and updates/changes can be found on the Town of Sackville’s Facebook page.

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