Celebrate Canada Day festivities around town

CANADA DAY festivities start bright and early with the Terrace firefighters' annual pancake breakfast starting at 8 a.m. at the fire hall.

CANADA DAY festivities start bright and early with the Terrace firefighters’ annual pancake breakfast starting at 8 a.m. at the fire hall.

Firefighters will be on hand to serve up the vittles for a small charge and all proceeds go to the BC Professional Firefighters Burn Fund. Children age three and younger eat for free.

Next up, Heritage Park Museum celebrates with pony rides, live chainsaw carving, children’s games, live music, hay rides, salmon barbecue, a silent auction and demonstrations starting at 11 a.m. and running until 5 p.m.

Demonstrations include horse logging at 11 a.m. and natural dyeing and blacksmithing all day.

Everyone welcome and admission is by donation.

At 1 p.m., take a dip at the aquatic centre and enjoy the water games, craft table and cookie decorating until 4 p.m. Admission is free if you sing the national anthem in English and French.

Take a drive up to Gingolx for Crabfest, starting at 2 p.m. to day and continuing through Saturday July 2. Music headliners include Nick Gilder and Sweeny Todd, Derek Miller, Joey Stylez and many more. More details at  www.wix.com/crabfest/crabfest.

And from to day until July 3, the Northwest Amateur Radio Operators host a Hamfest/Swap Meet at Brauns Island RV park.

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