Merrickville – The annual Merrickville CanalFest is taking place this August long weekend.
It runs from 10:00am to 4:30pm today, August 5th, Sunday, August 6th and Monday, August 7th at Blockhouse Park in Merrickville.
There will be a three day craft show and sale, Voyageur Canoe rides and tour to the Bird Sanctuary, Dr Four Face, The Bug Lady, Clowns and face painting as well as an open mic event hosted by Patrick Attwell and more.
CanalFest will also feature live music daily, including, Big Band Ottawa, Irish Roots, and Kemptville 3.
This annual three day event is provided free by the Lions Club of Merrickville with the support of the Village of Merrickville/Wolford and the Merrickville Chamber of Commerce.
To add more excitement to the day the Merrickville Lions are challenging any group willing to accept to beat them in a Voyageur Canoe tug-o-war in the canal basin!