2023 Schedule

Saturday, June 3, 2023

Kids’ Zone (inside and outside of The Gathering House)

Sunday, June 4, 2023

  • 8 AM – 10 AM – Pancake Breakfast (The Gathering House)
  • 10 AM – 11 AM – Church Service put on by The Gathering House (Main stage)
  • 10 AM – 4 PM
    • Artists, Artisans and Vendors (street and waterfront – lower level)
    • Seaway Train Show (The Gathering House))
  • 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM – Food provided by the Chesterville Lions Club (main stage area); bar available
  • 12:00- 6:00 PM – Music and Bar Area (south side near Library). Full Music lineup here!.

Kids’ Zone (inside and outside of The Gathering House)

  • 10 AM – 4 PM Red trackless train
  • 10:30 – 3:30 PM
    • Crafts, bubbles and chalk art (outside)
  • 11:00 – 12:00 PM – Talent Show (main stage) – Judges: North Dundas Mayor Tony Fraser, Councillor Gary Annable, Lise Buma, Coldwell Banker, Chesterville
  • 1:00 – 2:00 PMOta-Wa Taiko Drumming Workshop
    Two Oto-Wa Taiko members will share the joy and energy of taiko OtWa Taiko(Japanese drumming) by demonstrating different styles of taiko playing and having participants learn basic rhythms by singing and playing them, using their voices and movements. Participants also learn various elements of Japanese culture, such as language, clothing and traditions. Oto-Wa Taiko will provide 4 to 6 taiko in different sizes, with different types of stands, various traditional percussion instruments (Chappa, Atarigane, Hyoshigi, Uchiwa), drumsticks and buckets to follow
    on the activity. All students will have an opportunity to play the traditional
  • 2:00 – 3:00 PMHey Buster is a couple of Singer-Songwriter Dads from Stuffed animal playing guitar
    Ottawa (Slo’ Tom and Sherwood Lumsden) and a large raccoon puppet called Buster. They perform original songs from three independently released CDs in an interactive show for children and their parents. The songs range from Mom and Dad approved topics like community and public transportation; to what kids really care about: stinky feet, underwear and boogers.




Pee Dance

Note: Schedule is subject to change

*As of May 16, 2023