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2019 FESTIVAL THEME: CELEBRATING COUNTRY MUSIC THROUGH THE YEARS

Calendar of Events

Wednesday, 8/7

Boys and Girls Club Leaders in Training fundraising car wash at Border Arena

11 am - 2 pm CDN

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Wednesday, 8/7

Boys and Girls Club Leaders in Training fundraising car wash at Border Arena


11 am - 2 pm CDN

Peanut Fair & Doll Hospital

4 pm - 6 pm US

Calais Elementary School

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Peanut Fair & Doll Hospital


4 pm - 6 pm US

Calais Elementary School

Meet & Greet

5:30 pm US

Hardwicke's

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Meet & Greet

FREE HOT DOGS & BEVERAGE provided by City of Calais and served by Calais Lions.

Come meet and celebrate with everyone before the opening ceremony!

5:30 pm US

Hardwicke's

Opening Ceremony - "Hands Across the Border"

6:30 pm US / 7:30 pm CDN

Ferry Point Bridge

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Opening Ceremony - "Hands Across the Border"

A celebration for all ages! 

Dessert on the Canadian side following the ceremony 

6:30 pm US / 7:30 pm CDN

Ferry Point Bridge

Calais Fire Department Association Annual Street Dance

8 pm - 11 pm US

City Building Parking Lot

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Calais Fire Department Association Annual Street Dance

DJ Jamie Bohanon

Contact Bill Pulk, Jr. (454-7400)

8 pm - 11 pm US

City Building Parking Lot

Thursday, 8/8

Woven in Time Quilt Show 2019

10 am - 6 pm CDN

St. Peter's Anglican Church St. Stephen

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Thursday, 8/8

Woven in Time Quilt Show 2019

Sponsored by St. Croix Cotton Mill Quilters and Friends

10 am - 6 pm CDN

St. Peter's Anglican Church St. Stephen

W.T. Booth Centennial Pool

1 pm - 6 pm CDN

W.T. Booth Centennial Pool

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W.T. Booth Centennial Pool

Free public swim from 1-5 pm, games sponsored by Puny Human, kids obstacle course, Team Canada vs. Team USA kids challenge (12 and under) and more! No pre-registration required. Sign up your Team Canada or Team USA of 4 players (U6, U9, U12) at the W. T. Booth Centennial Pool that day.

1 pm - 6 pm CDN

W.T. Booth Centennial Pool

Buffet Supper

5 pm US

Congregational Church, Calais

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Buffet Supper

Turkey, ham, baked beans, salads, and desserts.

Adults $10, Children $6

5 pm US

Congregational Church, Calais

Music @ Schooner Pub

9 pm - 1 am US

Schooner Pub, Main St. Calais

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Music @ Schooner Pub

OUTSIDE : Karaoke with DJ Bob Hamel – 9 pm - 1 am

INSIDE : 80's & 90's Playlist – 9 pm - 1 am


Beer tents will be open Thursday 8/8 - Sunday 8/11

9 pm - 1 am US

Schooner Pub, Main St. Calais

Doll carriage, bicycle & scooter Parade

6 pm US

Triangle Park, Calais

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Doll carriage, bicycle & scooter Parade

Decorate your summer ride and come join us in our annual parade.  Line up for parade is 5:45 US time at Calais Free Library.  There will be sidewalk chalk drawing for the kiddos after the parade assisted by the International Pageant Queens .

6 pm US

Triangle Park, Calais

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Friday, 8/9

St. Stephen Farmers’ Market

9 am - 2 pm CND

St. Stephen Waterfront

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Friday, 8/9

St. Stephen Farmers’ Market


9 am - 2 pm CND

St. Stephen Waterfront

"St. Croix's Little Detectives"

2-4:30 pm US / 3-5:30 pm CDN

Triangle Park, Chocolate Park

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"St. Croix's Little Detectives"

A Nature Based Scavenger Hunt hosted by the St. Croix International Waterway Commission. Triangle Park on the American side, Chocolate Park on the Canadian side

2-4:30 pm US / 3-5:30 pm CDN

Triangle Park, Chocolate Park

Calais Motor Inn

3 pm US

Calais Motor Inn

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Calais Motor Inn

Deck & Pub open 3 pm – close. Full Menu with Beer & Drink Specials

3 pm US

Calais Motor Inn

"Celebrity Jamboree" Art Exhibit by Tom Brennan

3:30 pm US

Camden National Bank

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"Celebrity Jamboree" Art Exhibit by Tom Brennan

Reception is 3:30 - 4:30 with entertainment by Kylie Donovan.

Free refreshments and admission.

3:30 pm US

Camden National Bank

MAD SCIENCE

4:30 pm - 7:30 pm CDN

Garcelon Civic Center

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MAD SCIENCE

4:30 - 5:30 make and take table

5:30 - 6:30 demonstration

6:30 - 7:30 make and take table

$2 / child for the make and take table. No charge for show. 

4:30 pm - 7:30 pm CDN

Garcelon Civic Center

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Saturday, 8/10

Lioness Super Draw!

8 am US

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Saturday, 8/10

Lioness Super Draw!

Beginning at 8 am until the end of the parade. Prizes drawn immediately after.  Make sure you get your tickets!!!  Great prizes to be won!

8 am US

Street Fair

8 am - 4 pm US

Main Street, Calais

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Street Fair

Sponsored by the St. Croix Valley Chamber of Commerce.  

For more details, call (207) 454-2308.

8 am - 4 pm US

Main Street, Calais

40th Annual Johnson’s True Value International 5 Mile Race

8 am / 9 am US

Calais Memorial Park

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40th Annual Johnson’s True Value International 5 Mile Race

Race day registration from 7 am - 8 am only. 

Please check out the event on Facebook for a full listing of regulations and requirements. 

Kids' race starts at 8 am and no registration required.

8 am / 9 am US

Calais Memorial Park

46th Annual INTERNATIONAL HOMECOMING FESTIVAL PARADE!

12 pm US / 1 pm CDN

St. Stephen / Calais

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46th Annual INTERNATIONAL HOMECOMING FESTIVAL PARADE!

Beginning at the Ganong Factory, 1 Chocolate Drive, with an insertion point at the Garcelon Civic Center for entrants who cannot walk the full route.

Entrants will be lined up when they arrive and we ask that you please follow all the instructions given by the marshalls.  Parade ends in the vicinity of the Calais Motor Inn.  There will not be any available parking for personal vehicles at the Ganong Factory.  Please check signage posted for the “Gentle Zone” (no sirens and lower volume music) on both sides of the border. 

Awards for Best Use of Theme (Country Music), Best Display of Community Spirit, and Best Overall Float. 

Floats must cross the border to be eligible for an award.

See application for more details.

12 pm US / 1 pm CDN

St. Stephen / Calais

Barbara's International School of Dance

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm US

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Barbara's International School of Dance


1:30 pm - 4:30 pm US

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Sunday, 8/11

International Festival Golf Tournament

10 am US & 3:30 pm CDN

St. Croix Country Club, Calais / St. Stephen Golf Club, St. Stephen

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Sunday, 8/11

International Festival Golf Tournament

International Festival Golf Tournament between the St. Croix Country Club and the St. Stephen Golf Club. 

Two parts – 10 am US in Calais and 3:30 pm CDN in St. Stephen

10 am US & 3:30 pm CDN

St. Croix Country Club, Calais / St. Stephen Golf Club, St. Stephen

Shark Attack Fundraising Swim-a-Thon

11 am - 1 pm CDN

W.T. Booth Centennial Pool

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Shark Attack Fundraising Swim-a-Thon

Come cheer on these young athletes as they swim for funds for their upcoming competitive year!

11 am - 1 pm CDN

W.T. Booth Centennial Pool

Chair Affair

11 am US

Triangle Park, Calais

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Chair Affair

Sponsored by CDRC - Lots of creative chairs entering this year.  

Auctioneer Jeff Demmons

11 am US

Triangle Park, Calais

Homecoming Community Church Service

11 am US

Memorial Park

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Homecoming Community Church Service

Hosted by Common Ground Church 

11 am US

Memorial Park

Annual "Old Iron Car Show"

11 am - 3 pm CDN

St. Stephen

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Annual "Old Iron Car Show"

Presented by Antique Auto Club of the Passamaquoddy Region of New Brunswick.

This year the show will be from RBC to Marks Street along Milltown Boulevard in St. Stephen. 

Please note, there will be detours in place for through traffic. 

Registration is $5 per car, no cost to the public. 

Contact cathy.merritt@outlook.com or 469-0072.

 

11 am - 3 pm CDN

St. Stephen

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