|Southampton 150th Anniversary|
NEWS RELEASE For release July 16, 2008
Tickets go on sale for Southampton 150th events
Southampton, Ont., July 16, 2008 --
Tickets are now on sale for major events of the Southampton 150th anniversary.
With under four weeks to go to this summer's big event, the tickets should go fast.
Tickets and souvenirs are available (cash only) at the 150th Store on High Street, next to Designing Women, at the Visitors' Centre in Southampton Town Hall and at the Port Elgin Tourist Office. For information, call Brenda at 519-797-2215.
150th Registration - $10
Arena Annex - Aug. 14-17, 2008. Includes goodie bag.
Heritage Tent - $5
The Flag - Aug. 14-17, 2008
Exchange for wristband good for four days; includes souvenir mug
Licensed - age of majority (coolers, Steelback beer, Pelee Island wine for sale)
Teen Dance - $7
Town Hall - Fri. Aug. 15 - 7-12 pm. Local bands.
150th Anniversary Dance + Big Band Dance
$15 - Two dances for the price of one
Combo ticket, get one wristband, entry to two dances
Big Band Dance - Town Hall - Sat. Aug. 16 - 8-11 pm -- Stardust Big Band
150th Anniversary Dance - Arena - Sat. Aug. 16 - 8:30 p.m - 1 a.m. -- Sapsuckers, and Greg Deckert Band -
Both dances are licensed - age of majority (coolers, Steelback beer, Pelee Island wine for sale)
Chantry Centre Breakfast - $7
Chantry Centre - Sat. Aug. 16 - 8 am-9:45 am
Perch Sandwich Lunch - $10
By Chantry Breezes B&B - Sat. Aug. 16 - 10:30 am - 2 pm
Sponsored by Rotary
Beef Bash BBQ Dinner - $15
Arena Annex - Sat. Aug. 16 - 5 pm
Sponsored by Burke's Foodland
Johnston & Nagle Roller Skating Reunion
No charge - Food bank or cash donation.
Sun. Aug. 17 - 2-4 pm
The old roller skating tradition returns at the former Port Elgin arena (Port Elgin Missionary Church)
Sponsored by DC Johnston Realty - Royal LePage
2008 marks 150 years since Southampton was incorporated as a village on July 24, 1858. Celebrations culminate in the 150th Anniversary Weekend, Aug. 14-17, 2008. For more about Southampton's 150th Anniversary, see www.saugeenshores.ca/southampton150
To see all 150th anniversary events, pick up the Events Flyer at the Chamber of Commerce and at various locations around Southampton, or visit www.familyhelper.net/150/events.html
The Southampton, Then and Now calendar is available at selected locations, listed at www.familyhelper.net/150/calendar.html.
See the summary of 150 years of Southampton history (1816 to 1993) at www.familyhelper.net/150/historydates.html
The Southampton 150th Anniversary Committee is composed of volunteers and is a sub-committee of the Saugeen Shores Chamber of Commerce. As a steering committee, it plans events and works closely with local groups and businesses, which run their own 150th anniversary events along with their regular programming.
Southampton 150th Anniversary
Box 1133, Southampton ON N0H 2L0
Enquiries: Brenda Barringer, 519-797-2215, email@example.com
You are visitor
since July 21, 2008