Grand Bend Winter Carnival 2008
'Benguin Goes Wild West'
Friday February 1
Oakwood- 9pm Traci Kennedy - Nashville Recording Artist.
Gables-10 pm 2 am- Rumblefish.
Grand Bend School - drive-in for the kids-FREE.
Grand Bend Legion Meat Draw 5-7 pm.
Bikini Bobs-Western wine tasting 4- 10 pm.
Saturday February 2
Gables-Co-ed snow pitch tournament, Feb 2-3/Feb 9-10 Lions Park behind Legion Contact Jane or John Musser-238-6690.
First ever Winter Carnival fireworks
Skateboard park beside Legion. 6 pm- 8 pm Hot chocolate and hot dogs.
Riverbend - 12th Annual Olympics 1:pm - 8:pm; Karaoke with Jude 9:pm - close
Call to register 519-238-6919
Bikini Bobs - Hot Country band 10:pm - 2:am.
Oakwood - Snowgolf- 10:am - 1:pm - Cost: $15 per person includes golf (club &bafl), chili with bun. Call 519-238-2324
For the kids - Mad Science at the Grand Bend community gym plus crafts, sports and a movie. FREE. Call 519-238-1155
Oakwood - 9 pm Traci Kennedy - Nashville Recording Artist at The Clubhouse.
Gables- Karaoke with Fat Kat Karaoke Bobbie 2 pm - 6 pm, Prizes.
Grand Bend Legion and Winter Carnival present- Brad Karel and the Thrillbillies - and Stephanie McClennan- dance to new country at the Grand Bend Legion -Tickets call 238-2001. Sponsored in whole by Ontario Lottery and Gaming.
Sunday February 3
Oakwood 12-2:pm Tobogganing. S'mores & Hot Chocolate FREE - children to be supervised by parents or guardians. Hill at Hole #8- The Clubhouse
Oakwood - 4:pm Superbowl Party, Door prizes and special drink prices!
Gables - Wild West ride - Challenges on the Mechanical Bull- Chance to try it out. Cheer the cowboys on 1- 5 p.m. Sponsoredby 1019 the Beach radio.
Bikini Bobs - Superbowl Party - Crazy cow contest 6:pm
Grand Bend Legion - Youth Darts, Call 519-243-2452 for details
Friday February 8
Bikini Bobs - Western wine tasting, 4-10 p.m. Country Band- 9-1:am
Gables - The 88s 10-2:am
Gables- Bring Your Own Meat BBQ, Register early 519-238-2371
Grand Bend Legion - Meat Draw 5-7:pm
Oakwood - Entertainment: Murray Andrews -The Clubhouse
Saturday February 9
Riverbend - Kountry Karaoke Contest with Jude 9:pm-close.
Rotary Club Parade - 1:pm Downtown
Bikini Bobs - Texas holdem'
Gables -Search for Talent Contest with Fat Kat Karaoke Bobbie
Grand Bend Legion - Steak BBQ - Tickets available at Legion. 519-238-2120
Pinedale Motel - Craft Sale, 9:am to 4:pm All vendors are welcome!
United Church Lunch - after the parade - Downtown
Oakwood -Yuk Yuk's Comedy Show 8:pm, Cost: $20 per person, Call 519-238-2324 Dinner & Show only $50 including tax & gratuity, The Huron Room
Oakwood - 9:00pm Entertainment: Murray Andrews The Clubhouse
Oakwood - 10:pm Miss Winter Carnival Pageant Prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd, The Huron Room, Call Diana at 519-238-2324 for details
Sunday February 10
Waiters Race - Colonial parking lot 2-5:pm
Grand Bend Firemen's Breakfast - 8:am - 11:am (Behind Bank of Montreal)
Grand Bend Legion - Veteran's Memorial Mixed Dart Tournament - Register 11:am
Oakwood -12-2:pm, Children's Talent Show FREE - Register at Guest Services before February 3, Sing, dance, play - bring your original ideas to win prizes! Prizes for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd at The Clubhouse
Weather Permitting: Snow Sculptures at various locations
For More info, contact Grand Bend Tourism 519-238-2001
February 1st and 8th: 12-8:pm
February 2nd, 3rd, 9th & 10th: 10:am to 6:pm