Canada Day Society seeking vendors for July 1

Annual celebration of Canada needs participation and booth are available

The Canada Day Society is busy working to ensure Sooke residents have another amazing day at the July 1 celebration of Canada’s birthday.

Each year they work tirelessly to bring a top notch family event at the Sooke Flats.

To make it enjoyable and varied, the society is looking for vendors to sell their goods and wares at the Sooke Flats on July 1.

People interested in setting up a booth can go to the Canada Day Society’s web page at www.canadadaysooke.ca and find the forms with information under the word “Participant.”

They can also call Judithe Ann Gatto anytime at 250-642-4572.

Gatto says they want to be have lots of things for people to do.

This free admission annual celebration usually includes logging sports, competitions, and an adult pie eating contest. There is children’s entertainment, and live music culminates with fireworks at dusk!

New for 2012:

There will be NO seating in the stage area, so bring your own chairs or blankets.

Dancing Dog Demo by “Muttley Crew Freestyle Club” but please note you may not have your pet on site, so leave your dogs at home.

Feeling patriotic? You can become a Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze sponsor. Information is available on the website www.canadadaysooke.ca under “Become a Sponsor.”

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