Event Schedule

ALL WEEKEND

 Enjoy German and Canadian Cuisine, Beer Garden, Music, Dancing and much more!


One site, two buildings for all indoor events – Main Dining Hall, Clarence Bretzlaff Building at the T.C.R.A.

 

 

 

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 29th 2017

GENERAL INFO dining, craft and bar hours

5 p.m.

Gates open and dining hall open

5 - 9 p.m.

Craft and Vendor Booths

5 - 8 p.m.

Authentic German food – in the dining hall

6 p.m.

Clarence Bretzlaff building open

6 - 11 p.m.

Canteen: sausages, hot dogs and non-alcoholic drinks

6 p.m. – 1 a.m.

Bar Open

ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE

6 - 8 p.m.

Reggie Carkner

8 p.m.

Opening Ceremonies with Gerry Bimm, 98.7 Valley Heritage Radio (Clarence Bretzlaff Building)


-Welcome remarks by organizers

-Greetings from Dignitaries and Thorne Council

8:30 p.m.

Fireworks display  by Johnsons Lake Pyros, T.C.R.A. grounds

Weather permitting

9 p.m. – 1 a.m.

BAND: Ambush

 

 

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 30th 2017

GENERAL INFO dining, craft and bar hours

8 - 10:30 a.m.

Breakfast – in the dining hall 

10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Craft and Vendor Booths

10 a.m. – 1 a.m.

Bar Open

11 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Canteen: sausages, hot dogs and non-alcoholic drinks

Noon -  8 p.m.

Authentic German food – in the dining hall 

ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE

9:30 a.m.

Registration for Horseshoe Tournament – behind Clarence Bretzlaff building where horseshoe pits are located.

12 p.m.- 4 p.m.

BAND: Guy Jamieson and Upper Valley Country and Step Dancers

12 p.m.

Registration for Truck Pull (Street Trucks) – at back gates of T.C.R.A. grounds  

12 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

BAND: Gillan Rutz – in the dining hall 

1 p.m.

Truck & Tractor Pull – T.C.R.A. grounds
Weather permitting 

4 p.m. - 8 p.m.

BAND: Heartbeats

9 p.m. - 1 a.m.

BAND: Danny Sylvester Band

 


SUNDAY OCTOBER 1st 2017

GERMAN COSTUME DAY

GENERAL INFO dining, craft and bar hours

8 - 10:30 a.m.

Breakfast – in the dining hall 

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Craft Booths

11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Bar Open

12 p.m. -  3 p.m.

Authentic German food – in the dining hall 

12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Canteen: sausages, hot dogs and non-alcoholic drinks

ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE

10 a.m.

Church Service: St. John’s Lutheran Church
Registration for Parade

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Registration of Giant Pumpkins and
Vegetables – by front gate, in front of T.C.R.A. building
Weigh-in for Giant Pumpkins and Pumpkin Show (age 12 and under only) 

12 p.m.

Parade with Renfrew Pipes & Drums

1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Photo Booth by BG Photography

1 - 5 p.m.

GERMAN BAND: The Wanderers

Schuhplatter Bavarian Dancers

 


If you’re interested in antique vehicles (cars, trucks & motorcycles) we have plenty that join our parade on Sunday.