Full day of activities slated for Black Creek Fall Fair

Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

  • Sep. 8, 2016 7:00 a.m.

This Saturday, Sept. 10, join Black Creek’s biggest event of the year, the Black Creek Fall Fair.

Celebrate Black Creek and the fall harvest with friends, family, and neighbours. Start with a pancake breakfast, then shop the craft and farmer’s market, play at the kid’s carnival, listen to live music, bid in the silent auction, enjoy a pony ride, pat farm animals, and grab a bite at the food trucks or the grill. You can also watch or participate in contests, like corn shucking, watermelon eating and strong man/woman competitions.

It’s a 50-year tradition, so have some fun, Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Entry is by donation at the Black Creek Community Centre.

Thank you to BCCA’s many volunteers, community partners and sponsors. This is an annual Black Creek event, 50 years strong,  you don’t want to miss. Rain or shine. Gates open at 9 a.m. Entry by donation. Proceeds support the Black Creek Community Association.

 

Highlights:

 

• 50+ craft and artisan vendors plus community group displays and demos.

 

• Live music. Multiple performers of diverse styles on our Long & McQuade Main Stage including: Ryks Davies (Comox Valley’s youngest busker); Larry Ayre Blues Trio, Capoeira Brazilian dance, Celtic tunes, and Rock and roll.

 

• Animals. Tsolum Veterinary Health will host a petting zoo (free) and Given’r Ranch will offer horse rides at $5 a child.

 

• Food. Bring a picnic blanket and grab a bite from a food truck or grill.

 

• Fun. Discovery Foods Stage will host exciting competitions including a corn shucking, watermelon eating and strong man/woman competition.

• Silent auction, 50/50 draws and raffle featuring two WestJet tickets anywhere they fly.

• Kid’s carnival with 14 games and awesome prizes.

The Black Creek Community Centre is at 2001 Black Creek Rd.

 

Just Posted

Nickel Carnival coming to Courtenay

Families welcome for games, face painting, food and more

Regional district changes decision on vote results of 3L amendment request

Amendment request was defeated by board Tuesday; ruling overturned by staff Wednesday

Riverfront proposal in Comox Valley remains on hold

Directors consider application a standard amendment

MusicFest weekend in the Comox Valley ‘fantastic’

With clear skies and warm temperatures bathing the crowd at the Comox… Continue reading

Island Health announces addition of 38 beds for seniors care in the Comox Valley

17 beds at Comox Valley hospital; 21 beds at St. Joe’s

Comox Valley soccer camp growing

Annual camp includes younger kids

Bob Castle’s Under the Glacier cartoon for July 19, 2018

Bob Castle’s Under the Glacier cartoon for July 19, 2018… Continue reading

For-profit ridesharing legislation long overdue: BC Conservatives

Interim party leader Scott Anderson said the provincial government should step out of the way

After cave rescue, soccer boys pray for protection at Thai temple

On Wednesday evening, the boys and coach were released from hospital

Gymnastics sex abuse victims join hands, accept courage award at ESPYs

The women who spoke out against the abuse by Larry Nassar stood together Wednesday night

Wildfires erupt in B.C. Okanagan forcing evacuation orders and a highway closure

Check out a list of up-to-date information on blazes happening within the Kamloops Wildfire Centre.

Big BC49 winner in Comox

Check your tickets

‘Amazing Race Canada’ competitors face B.C. challenge

They drove Corvettes, mastered falconry basics, and ate blueberry pie in the Cowichan Valley

Cumberland businesses on board with potential single-use plastic ban

Mayor Leslie Baird heartened by support for the initiative

Most Read