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What to see wherever you travel in Canada’s 100th summer
June 1-10, Silver City Centennial Fiesta, Trail; June 3, Sports Day and Barbecue, Okanagan Falls; June 3, International Rowing and Sailing Regatta, Centennial Ball, Shawnigan Lake; June 4, Riding Club Centennial Sports Day, Kelowna; Centennial Sports Day, Tarrys and District; June 10, Dinner to honor pioneers, Lac La Hache; June 16-17, Horticultural Society Summer Flower Show, Victoria; June 17, Square Dance Jamboree, Lac La Hache; Nicola Valley Rodeo, Merritt; June 22-25, German Song Festival, Victoria; June 25-July 1, Centennial Festival Week, Mission City; June 26-July 1, Centennial Ethnic Week, Vancouver; June 29-JuIy 1, Stampede, Williams Lake; June 30July 1, Centennial Square Dance Jamboree, Victoria; Golden Spike Days celebrating the completion of transcontinental railway, Revelstoke; July 1, Queen-crowning, contest and sports, Merritt; Gala Centennial Parade, Burnaby; Lamb Barbecue, Saturna Island; Band concert and Naval Sunset Ceremony, Langley; Opening of Hedley historical exhibition, Hedley; Opening of Confederation Garden, Victoria; 4-H project — gymkhana, Trail; Rod and Gun Club Canoe Race, Legion Sports Day, Pemberton; Kennedy Lake Swim Club Regatta, Ucluelet; Family Picnic, celebration honoring pioneer residents, Kinnaird; Okanagan Logging Championship, Lumby; July 1-3, Centennial Port Days, Prince Rupert; July 2, Centennial Sports Day, Dawson Creek; Centennial Square Dance Jamboree, Nanaimo; Beef Barbecue, Children's Day, Allison; July 2-8* Festival of Music and Arts, Langley; July 7, Centennial parade, gymkhana, Takysie Lake; July 8, Giant Potlatch and Barbecue, Burnaby; July 13-15, Centennial Aquatic Festival, Departure Bay;
July 14-20, Centennial Naval Assembly. Victoria; July 15-25, Centennial Naval Assembly, Vancouver: July 15, All Sooke Day, Sooke; Family picnic and games, Rock Creek; July 16, Centennial gymkhana, Pemberton; Centennial community picnic, Popkun: July 22-23, Cariboo Regatta, Lac La Hache; July 30, Land, water sports, Edgewood; July 31, Dedication of Bright Angel Park. South Cowichan; July-Aug., Unlimited Hydroplane Boat Races, Kelowna; Aug. 4-6, Sea Fair, Powell River; Aug. 5, Stage Coach Day, Yale; Aug. 5-6, Long Beach Days, Ucluelet; Aug. 812, Fourth Commonwealth Golf Tournament. Victoria Golf Club. Victoria; Aug. 9-12, International Regatta, Kelowna; Aug. 11, Centennial Flower and Art Show, Houston; Aug. 11-13, Centennial International Abbotsford Air Show, Abbotsford; Aug. 12, Salute to Old-timers, Houston; Aug. 12-13, Trail-Rossland Country
Club Pro-Amateur Golf Tournament, Trail; Aug. 13, Fish Derby, Merritt; Centennial Loggers’ Sports Day, Pemberton; Aug. 14-19, Canadian Amateur Golf Championships, Colwood Golf Club, Victoria; Aug. 19-20, BC Age-Class Track and Field Championships, Kelowna; Aug. 19-Sept. 4, Pacific National Exhibition. Vancouver: Aug. 25-27, Okanagan Art Festival. Kelowna; Aug. 26, Sports, gymkhana, Edgewood: Aug. 27-Sept. 2, Homecoming Week, Merritt; Sept. 2-4, Labor Day Golf Tournament, Revelstoke; Annual rodeo and sports, Merritt; Sept. 4, Northwest trapshooting championships, Trail; Sept. 5-6, Interprovincial Track and Field Meet, Trail; Sept. 9-10, Pine Tree Riding Club Gymkhana and Horse Show, Kamloops; Sept. 14-16, Powell River Exhibition, Powell River; Sept. 15-16, Victoria Horticultural Society Fall Flower Show. Victoria; Sept. 16, Centennial Costume Dance, Kersley;
ROYALTY COMES TO CANADA
Canada this summer will be the world’s happiest hunting ground for celebrity-watchers. Never before will so many members of the royal family and heads of other states from all parts of the world have visited one country. The Queen on Dominion Day will address parliament and officiate at ceremonies marking Canada’s birthday. On July 3, with Prince Philip, she will visit Expo 67 from the royal yacht Britannia. On July 4 the Queen will give a dinner for Canadian leaders aboard the yacht at Kingston. Ont., then fly home Qn July 5 from Ottawa.
The Queen Mother will visit the four Atlantic provinces on the Britannia during the last three weeks of July. Princess Alexandra and her husband, Angus Ogilvie, will visit Toronto May 15-17, and for the next three
weeks will visit the capitals of the western provinces, Yukon and the Northwest Territories, plus Calgary, Vancouver, Banff and Jasper, plus an unofficial visit to Expo on June 8.
Sixty heads of state will visit Canada during the summer. They include Prime Minister Harold Wilson, President Charles de Gaulle, Cuba’s Premier Fidel Castro. Queen Juliana of the Netherlands, King Constantine of Greece, the Shah of Iran, and President Zalman Shazar of Israel. The world leaders will be given state welcomes at Ottawa, will visit Expo and other Canadian cities of their choosing.
(The arrangements given above, and other listings on this and the following three pages, are based on information available at the time of publication.)
Sept. 16-17, Fly-in and sky-diving, Trail; Sept. 23, Rugby, England itt. BC, Vancouver.
Weekly throughout the year, Film festival. Whitehorse Film Society. Whitehorse; June 6-9, Royal Canadian Regiment Band concerts. Whitehorse and Dawson City; June 21, Dedication ceremony, Yukon Territorial Monument. Whitehorse; June 25, Dedication Day. Mayo; June 25-Aug. 17, Old-time entertainment at Palace Grand Theatre, Dawson City; Throughout summer, Tours through steamship Keno and Palace Grand Theatre, Dawson City; June 19-JuIy 7, Ascent of international peak on Alaska-Yukon boundary. Yukon Alpine Centennial Expedition, St. Elias Mountains; June 30, Midnight interdenominational church service, Whitehorse; Carmacks Fishing Derby, Frenchman or Twin Lakes; July through Sept., Alaska Highway Travelcade commemorating 25th anniversary of opening of Alaska Highway, BC-Yukon-Alaska; Yukon Voyageurs Canoe Club regatta, Whitehorse; July 1-4, Yukon Baha’i Conference, Whitehorse; July 8-9, Ascent of mountain peaks by 13 four-man Canadian teams, St. Elias Mountains; July 14-15, Bonanza Carnival — Holy Name Society, Whitehorse; July 15-16, First General Mountaineering Camp, St. Elias Mountains; July 1517, Klondike Trail of ’98 Carnival, Whitehorse; Dawson City Homecoming; July 22-29, Centennial Camp — Yukon Girl Guides, Marsh Lake; July 27, Watson Lake Lions Club Days of ’98 Carnival, Watson Lake; July 29-30, Aug. 12-13, Second general mountaineering camp — Yukon Alpine Centennial Expedition. Internationally famed Alpinists will climb a mountain and name it Cen-
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At Yellowknife, a golf tournament, played in daylight — at midnight
tennial Peak. Aug. 4, Official opening of Centennial Community Hall, Haines Junction; Chilkat Dancers of Haines, Alaska, Haines Junction; Aug. 4 or 5, Pancake breakfast-—St. Christopher’s Women’s Auxiliary, Haines Junction; Aug. 5, Joint Alaska-Yukon Chilkoot ceremony, reliving Gold Rush days, Skagway; Aug. 6, Joint Alaska - Yukon Chilkoot ceremony, Chilkoot Pass; Aug. 8, Yukon River flotilla of private boats will voyage from Lake Bennett down the Yukon past the Klondike and Dawson City to Eagle, Alaska—a joint Yukon-Alaska event; Aug. 9, Entertainment tours: 100 years of musical comedy and Barkerville western vaudeville, Watson Lake, Whitehorse, Mayo, Haines Junction and Dawson City; Aug. 1213, Second general mountaineering camp—Yukon Alpine Centennial Expedition, St. Elias Mountains; Aug. 17, Discovery Day Celebrations marking the 1896 discovery of gold which triggered the Klondike Gold Rush, Dawson City.
Early April, World Championship Dog Derby, Yellowknife; Caribou Carnival, dog races, ice-chiseling contests, ice fishing, Yellowknife; RCMP 50man band tour: May 1, Fort Smith; May 3, Yellowknife; May 6, Inuvik; May 7, Cambridge; May 8, Frobisher Bay; June 15, Two barges start Centennial journey down Mackenzie River, stopping at 16 communities — features include ferris wheel on one barge, and models displaying industry and commerce of Canada; June 24, Midnight golf tournament, a unique sporting event in the land of the Midnight Sun, Yellowknife; July 1 and rest of month, Flotilla of Eskimo boats will travel from Churchill, Man., to Baker Lake, paying Centennial visits to communities en route; Starting July 1, Centennial exhibition and entertainers on Eastern Arctic patrol aboard ship C. D. Howe; July 1, Celebrations in all NWT communities featuring Indian and Eskimo games, dances by the light of the midnight sun and special fireworks designed to be visible in daylight; July 10-26, 100 Eskimo children depart for Hillcrest, Ont., from Frobisher Bay as house guests of Hillcrest residents.
June 2-3, Jay Walker’s Jamboree, Camrose; June 9, Melbourne Symphony. Edmonton; June 14, RCMP Centennial Program with Musical Ride and Band re-enactment of first meeting between Asst. Commissioner J. F. Macleod and Crowfoot, Chief of Blackfoot Confederacy, in 1874, Fort Macleod; June 15-17, Alberta Music Festival, Calgary; June 24-29, Centennial Decorations Week, Medicine Hat; June 30-July 1, Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Calgary; July 1, Highland games, Edmonton; July 1-2, Massed Bands and Retreat Ceremonies, Calgary; July 3-Aug. 12, Summer Festival concerts, recitals and theatrical productions, Banff School of Fine Arts, Banff; July 6-15, Calgary Centennial Stampede, Calgary; July 19-23, Banff Indian Days, Banff; July 20-29, Edmonton Klondike Days, Edmonton; July 24-29, Old-timers’ Home Week with branding party, horse show and exhibition and stampede, Medicine Hat; July 2930, 4th Annual Canadian Antique Car Derby, Hinton; July 30, Junior Golf Championships, Red Deer; July 31-Aug. 1, Jasper Rodeo, Jasper; Aug. 1-5, Fair and exhibition with historic display of old railway lines, Red Deer; Aug. 7, Alberta International Air Show, Red Deer; Aug. 79, Camrose Agricultural Fair, Camrose; Aug. 14-19, Centennial Corn Festival, Medicine Hat; Aug. 19, The Governor General’s Canadian Derby, Edmonton; Aug. 26, Speed-to-Spare Handicap, Edmonton; Sept. 1, Special “Alberta Day” programs, Calgary.
June 1, Voyageur Canoe Pageant, Lloydminster; June 7-9, RCMP Musical Ride and Band, Regina; June 10, RCMP Musical Ride and Band, Moose Jaw; June 13, Gala Night Under the Stars, Regina; June 14, Gala Night Under the Stars, Saskatoon; June 14-July 15, Centennial Square Dance Jamboree: thousands of dancers will tour province; June 19-21, Saskatchewan Centenary Music Festival, Yorkton; June 26-July 1, PionEra Days, Saskatoon; July 1, Frontier Days, Swift Current; July 14-15, Centennial Square Dance Jamboree, Regina; July 24-29, Industrial Exhibition, Saskatoon; July 31-Aug. 5, Provincial Exhibition, Regina; Hudson Bay Route Excursion to Churchill, Saskatoon.
June 1-3, 8th International Square Dance Festival, Winnipeg; June 23July 2, Red River Exhibition, Winnipeg; June 30-July 3, Centennial Trout Festival, with displays of native skills: moose-calling, squaw wrestling, Flin
Flon; July 7-9, Selkirk Interlake Fair and Regatta, North American Professional Outboard Power Boat Championships, Selkirk; July 20-22, Manitoba Stampede, Morris; July 22-Aug. 7, Pan-American Games, Winnipeg.
(PanAmerican track - and - field events will be contested from July 29 through August 5, and for the information of visitors with special interests in other forms of sport, the following are the dates on which various events will be held: July 24-27, Wrestling; July 24-28, Gymnastics; July 24-29, Field hockey; July 24-30, Yachting; July 24-31, Shooting; July
24Aug. 2, Tennis; July 24-Aug. 3, Fencing, football; July 24-Aug. 5, Baseball, basketball, swimming; July
25Aug. 4, Volleyball; July 25-31, Cycling; July 27-31, Weightlifting, equestrian; July 29-31, Canoeing; July 31-Aug. 3, Judo; Aug. 1-5, Boxing; Aug. 3-5, Rowing.)
July 24-26, Northwest Roundup and Stampede, Swan River; July 2931, Sunflower Festival, Altona; Aug. 10, Horticultural Fair, Birtle; Aug. 22-23, 12th International Flower and Fruit Show, Winnipeg.
RCMP MUSICAL RIDE
Devoted fans of the RCMP Musical Ride have been known to assert that they just couldn’t see this colorful spectacle too often. Well, this is their year. The Mounties and their magnificently trained horses will be performing in 21 Canadian cities almost continuously from early June up to their traditional final performances at Toronto’s Royal Winter Fair in November. Here is the itinerary:
June 7-9, Regina; June 10, Moose Jaw; June 14, Fort Macleod, Alta.; June 17-20, Calgary; June 22-24, Edmonton; June 28, North Battleford, Sask.; June 30, Saskatoon; July 3-5, Winnipeg; July 7, Fort William, Ont.; July 14-15, Fredericton; July 18-19, Charlottetown; July 21-24, Halifax; July 25, Sydney, NS; July 28-29, St. John’s; July 31, Grand Falls, Nfld.; Aug. 1-2, Corner Brook, Nfld.; Aug. 6-8, Quebec City; Aug. 9-16, Ottawa; Aug. 18-26, CNE, Toronto; Aug. 29Scpt. 11, Ottawa; Sept. 15-26, Expo 67, Montreal; Nov. 10-18, Royal Winter Fair, Toronto.
May 30-June 1, Red Army Chorus, Ottawa; June, National Gallery Exhibitions: 300 years of Canadian art masterpieces, Ottawa; Highland Games, Renfrew; June through September,
Son et Lumière — Story of Canada’s birth told in sound and light, in an amphitheatre facing across water from Parliament Buildings, Ottawa; Canadian sculpture exhibition outside City Hall, Toronto, supplementing the controversial Henry Moore “Archer”;
June 12-inid-Oct., Stratford Festival, Stratford—special Centennial version of Canada’s famous Shakespearean theatre; June 10-11, 50th anniversary military flying, Ottawa; June 16, Philadelphia Orchestra, Thomas Schippers, conductor, Ottawa; June 16-18, International Dog Show, Kingston;
June 17, Highland Tattoo, KitchenerWaterloo; June 17, Pan-American Games rowing trials, St. Catharines;
June 19-July 3, Centennial celebrations, baseball games, bicycle rodeo, Welland; June 24-July 5, Centennial Rose Garden in full bloom, Hamilton; June 24, Centennial Parade and Rose Festival, Welland; June 25, Open-air concert and art exhibition, Kitchener-Waterloo; Old-timers’ baseball game, Welland; June 25-Sept. 5, Changing-the-guard ceremonies outside Parliament Buildings and governor-general’s residence, Ottawa; June 26-July 1, Ethnic Folk Festival and “Come Home Week,” KitchenerWaterloo; June 30, Centennial Costume Ball, Ottawa; July 1, Canoeing and rowing races, Toronto; July 1-2,
Fifth Annual Art and Folk Festival,
100 years of folk music and dancing, Madoc; Shevchenko Male Choir, Oakville; July 1-3, Confederation Day celebrations, Ottawa, the centre of Can| ada’s birthday celebrations; July 1-8, >
Centennial “Home” celebrations, Stratford; July 8, Highland Games, Brantford; July 9, Regina Folk Dancers,
Fort William Orchestra, Oakville; July 15-Sepi. 15, Summer display and trial ! garden, Hamilton; July 18-22, Horse show, St. Catharines; July 19-22, Royal Canadian Henley Regatta, St. Catharines; July 21-22, Muskoka Arts and Crafts Exhibition, Bracebridge; July 29, Western Division Canoe Cham( pionships, Toronto; July 29-Aug. 12, Dominion Rifle Championships, Ottawa; Aug. 2-5, Centennial Tour — :
Antique Automobile Club, Ottawa to , Montreal; Aug. 2-16, Centennial Spectacle, pageant on Parliament Hill, directed by Sir Tyrone Guthrie, Ottawa;
Aug. 4-18, World Lightning Yacht ; Championships, Toronto; Aug. 5, Ontario Lawn Bowling Championships, Ottawa; Aug. 7, Highland Games, Dutton; Aug. 7-12, Centennial Regatta, World Rowing Races, St. Catharines; Canadian Lakehead Exhibition, Port
Arthur-Fort William; Aug. 10-13, First North American Rowing Championships, Canadian Centennial Regatta, St. Catharines; Aug. 10-19, Dominion of Canada Rifle Association Centennial prize meeting, Ottawa; Aug. 1112, 18-19, Six Nations Indian Pageant. Hagersville; Aug. 14-17, Canadian Open Tennis Championships, Ottawa; Aug. 16-18, Navy League Sea Cadet World Yachting Championship, Kingston; Aug. 18-Sept. 2, Central Canada Exhibition, Ottawa; Aug. 18-Sept. 4, Canadian National Exhibition, world’s largest annual fair, special Centennial features, Toronto; Aug. 25-26, Commonwealth Centennial Junior Tennis Championships, Ottawa; Aug. 26, Tri-country Schoolboy Meet, track-and-field competitors from Britain, France and Canada, Ottawa; Aug. 28-Sept. 4, World Dragon Yachting Championship and John Foster Dulles Trophy, Toronto; Sept. 1-30, Centennial Rose Garden display, Hamilton; Sept. 1-3, Canadian and International Senior Golf Tournaments, Ottawa; Sept. 1-4, Carling World Golf Championships, Toronto—the $200,000 “greatest showin golf”; Sept. 4, Labor Day parade, air show and variety concert, Kitchener-Waterloo; Sept. 8-16, Western Fair at London with special Centennial features; Sept. 12-16, Welland Fair, Welland; Sept. 15-Oct. 14, Canadian Opera Company season, Toronto. Repertory: Tales Of Hoffmann, 11 Trovatore, Madame Butterfly, The Barber Of Seville, The Luck Of Ginger Coffey (new Canadian opera); Riel (new Canadian opera); MidSept.—mid-Oct., Muskoka Cavalcade of Color—parades, tours and celebrations through the Muskoka district featuring autumn tints of the maple woods, Muskoka; Sept. 25-30, Niagara Grape and Wine Festival, St. Catharines.
Canada will be the centre of the sports world during its Centennial summer. The highlight will, of course, be the Pan-American Games in Winnipeg, July 22 to August 7. Other international sports events are as follows:
June - July, 12 World Yachting Championship events at Montreal, Toronto, Kingston, Ont.; July 7-9, World Speedboat Championships, Valleyfield, Que.; July 15, Canadian Motorcycle Association World Championship races at Mosport; Aug. 8-12, Royal Canadian Golf Association Commonwealth team matches, Oak Bay Club, Victoria; Aug. 10-13, North American Amateur Rowing Championships, St. Catharines, Ont.; Aug. 12, Junior Commonwealth Tennis Tournament, Ottawa; World Championship Water-ski Tournament, Sherbrooke, Que.; Aug. 15, World championship horseshoes, Toronto; Aug. 17-19, World Invitational Amateur Boxing Tournament, Montreal; Aug. 26, Tri-country track-and-field meet, Ottawa; Aug. 29-31, World Invitational Lawn - Bowling Tournament, Montreal; Sept. 10, Invitational tabletennis tournament, Expo 67.
Twentieth-century voyageurs, wearing the garb, carrying the equipment, and paddling the big canoes of a century ago, will re-enact an epic 3,300-mile voyage across the heart of Canada, from Rocky Mountain House, Alberta, to Montreal—and Expo 67— during Centennial summer. The route will be basically that pioneered by explorers and fur traders. At larger towns and cities along the route, the canoeists will hold a series of races as part of local Centennial observances. The following are the dates the voyageurs are expected at various centres:
May 27, Edmonton; June 1, Lloydminster; 3, North Battleford. Sask.; 4-5, Saskatoon; 7-8, Prince Albert; 13-14, The Pas; 23-24, Dauphin; 26, Portage la Prairie; June 28-July 1, Winnipeg; July 2, Selkirk; 9, Minaki, Ont.; 10, Kenora; 12, Rainy River; 13, Big Fork River, Minnesota; 14, Fort Frances; 22, Partridge Falls, Minnesota; 23, Grand Portage; 24 and 26, Fort William; 25, Port Arthur; Aug. 1, Terrace Bay; 3, Marathon; 7, Wawa; 11-12, Sault Ste. Marie; 13, Thessalon; 14, Blind River; 16, Little Current; 22, Trout Lake, North Bay; 23, Mattawa; 26, Pembroke; 28, Arnprior; 29, Ottawa; 30, Hull, Que.; Sept. 1, Hawkesbury; 2, Carillon; 3, Lachine; 4, Expo 67.
April 28-Oct. 27, Montreal’s Expo 67, with an infinite variety of sights, spectacles and events; May 27-June 11, International Soccer Tourney, Montreal; June 28, Caughnawaga Indian Reserve celebrations, Caughnawaga; July 1, Tri-service ceremonial, Montreal; July 1-2, St. Lawrence Valley Annual Regatta, Montreal; July 1-4, International Softball Tournament, Hull; July 2, Bicycle race, Hull; July 3, Torchlight Dancers, Hull; July 3-7, World OK Dinghy Championship, Montreal; July 6, Ladies’ Golf Tournament, St. Jovite; July 7-9, World Speedboat Championships, Valleyfield; July 8-9, Annual regatta, Pointe Claire; July 10-16, 28-29, Eastern Division Canoeing Championship, Montreal; July 14-16, World Hydroplane Championships, Valleyfield; Canadian Lightning Championships, Montreal; July 14-21, Sportsman Pilot’s Air Meet, St. Jovite; July 17-21, World Junior Championship Regatta, Montreal; July 21, Lake Ouimet Regatta, St. Jovite; July 22-23, 5th Annual Sunfish-SaiIfish Race, Mont Tremblant; July 24-29, Boy Scout World Championship Regatta, Montreal; July 28, Mixed Lawn Bowling Festival, St. Jovite; July 28-29, Eastern Division Canoe Championships,
Montreal; July 28-Aug. 3, Canadian and International Y Flyer Championship, Montreal; Aug. 4-5, Canadian Canoe Championship, Montreal; Aug. 4-6, All-Indian North American Lacrosse Championship, Montreal; Aug. 4-18, Festival of Canadian Films and Montreal International Film Festival, more than 30 feature films, many of them world premieres, attended by film celebrities, Montreal; Aug. 5-6, Annual regatta. Montreal; Aug. 6-8, RCMP Musical Ride and Band. Quebec; Aug. 7-9, Royal St. Lawrence Dragon Trophy, Montreal; Aug. 910, Europe vs. Americas track-andfield meet, Montreal; Aug. 9-11, World Cadet Class Yachting Championship, Montreal; Aug. 12-13, North American Canoe Racing Championships. Montreal; Aug. 1618, Jollyboat World Championship, Montreal; Aug. 19-20, Baie d'UrféBeaurepaire Regatta. Beaurepaire; Aug. 19-20, Expo 67 Invitational Regatta, Montreal; Aug. 24-27, North American Flying Scot Yachting Championship, Montreal; Aug. 28Sept. 1, North American Senior and Junior Yachting Championships, Montreal; Aug. 28-Sept. 3, 10th World Water-ski Championships, Sherbrooke; Sept. 1-10, Quebec Provincial Exhibition. Quebec; Sept. 4-8, World Flying Junior Yachting Championship, Montreal; Sept. 9-16, World Flying Dutchman Yachting Championship, Montreal.
Festival Canada is described as “the largest live entertainment package ever assembled.” Some 50 performingarts groups, ranging from the Stratford Festival touring company to Don Messer and His Islanders, will perform in Canadian cities, towns and villages. During June through September many of the performances will take place at Expo 67, but summer tourists can catch three Festival Canada presentations at the following dates and places:
National Youth Orchestra: Fort William, July 31; Saskatoon, Aug. 1; Edmonton, Aug. 3; Calgary, Aug. 4; Winnipeg, Aug. 6; Regina, Aug. 8; Victoria, Aug. 9; Kamloops, Aug. 11.
Anne Of Green Gables, a musical based on the famous Canadian novel: Victoria, Sept. 11-12; Edmonton, Sept. 18-20; Calgary, Sept. 23; Toronto, Sept. 25-30.
Montreal Symphony Orchestra: Saint John, NB, Sept. 12; St. John’s, Nfld., Sept. 14; Charlottetown, PEI, Sept. 16.
June-Oct. 31, Reversing Falls Bass Fishing Contest, Saint John; June
10, Queen's Birthday — Gun Salute, Fredericton; Heliport Opening. Nashwaaksis; June 11, Veterans' Sunday Parade, Fredericton; June 11-15, Grand Orange Lodge of British America Meeting, Moncton; June 11-
17, Veterans' Week, celebrations and observances honoring the province's veterans of all wars — provincewide; Centennial Panorama 'Copter (helicopter on Trans-Canada tour), Fredericton; June 19, Danish Celebrations, New Denmark; June 24, Champlain Day celebrations commemorating discovery of St. John River, Saint John; June 29-July 2, Canadian Navy ships visit, parades, Saint John; June 30, Centennial Ball, St. Andrews; End of month, Kiwanis Pipe Band Concert at Reversing Falls, Saint John; July 1, Dominion Day Celebrations, provincewide; Fathers of Confederation — ceremonies by Boy Scouts of Canada at burial places. Saint John, Fredericton, Dorchester, Newcastle, Oromocto; Junior Chamber of Commerce track and field meet, Moncton; JulyAug., Jack Humphrey retrospective art show, Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton; July - Sept., Rothesay Playhouse Centennial Festival, Rothesay; July 1-14, Annual Potato Festivals, Hartland, Grand Falls; July 1 weekend, Algonquin Golf Tournament, St. Andrews; Julv-Aug., hockey, figure skating, ballet schools, St. Andrews: July 1-8, Inter-Faith Program, Saint John; July 3, Policeman’s Centennial Ball. Saint John; July 3-Aug.
18, New Brunswick School of Arts and Crafts, Fundy National Park. Alma; July 6-12, Shediac Lobster Festival; July 6-15, Centenary Festivals of Music, national finals of competitions for soloists and choirs. Saint John; July 10-15, Canadian Centenary Music Festival National Finals (solos), Saint John;, July 14-16, Maritime Orange Celebrations, Moncton; July 14, Rothesay Pony Club Horse Show, Rothesay; Mid-July, Kiwanis Pipe Band Concert, Reversing Falls, Saint John; Hampton Town Fair. Hampton; Nauwigewauk Town Fair; July 19-23, Reunion for 200th anniversary of Arrival of Steeves Family in New Brunswick, Hillsborough; July 23, St. Anne's Indian-Day, powwow and dances, Kingsclear Reserve; July 2331, New Brunswick Festival of Crafts, Penobsquis; July 28-30, Fishermen’s Festival, Cap Pelé; Late July, Fredericton International Horse Show, Fredericton; First week in Aug., Old Home Week, Woodstock; Aug. 1-4, Harness racing, Woodstock; Aug. 5, Carleton York Veterans’ Association Reunion, Marysville; Aug. 6-12, Official opening of Centennial Park, Moncton; Moncton Natal Week, Moncton; MidAug., Water events commemorating founding of New Brunswick, Saint John; Aug. 28-Sept. 2, Atlantic National Exhibition, Saint John: Sept. 1-2, Trooping of Queen’s Colors and Beating the Retreat ceremony, Saint John; Sept. 2, Rothesay Highland Games, Atlantic National Exhibition, Saint John; Sept. 2-4, Moncton Open Golf Tournament; Sept. 3-4, Maliseet Indian Pageant, Tobique; Sept. 4-9, Fredericton Exhibition and Provincial Livestock Show; Sept. 4-9, Youth
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Exhibition, Fredericton; Sept. 13, Reenactment of Indian treaty of 1768, Saint John; Sept. 15-18, NB-PEI Open Golf Tournament, Fundy National Park, Alma; Sept. 18-21, National Police Convention, Moncton; Fall 1967, Ten Decades-Ten Painters 18671967, Saint John; Sept. 24, Fort Howe Treaty Observance, Saint John; Late September, Théâtre du Rideau Verl, Moncton; Sept. 26-28, Around The Bend Revue, Moncton.
One of the most stirring of spectacles, the military tattoo, will be performed at 45 places across Canada during Centennial year:
March 31-April 1, Peterborough. Ont.; April 7-8, Kingston, Ont.: April 13-14, Barrie, Ont.; April 15-16, Sarnia, Ont.; April 17-20, Windsor. Ont.; April 21-23, London. Ont.; April 2426, Kitchener. Ont.; April 27-28, Sudbury, Ont.; April 29-30, Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.; May 2-3, Brandon. Man.: May 4-6, Regina; May 9-10, Lethbridge. Alta.: May 11-13, Calgary; May 15, Kelowna. BC; April 2-3, Oshawa, Ont.; April 10-11, Glace Bay, NS. April 13-16, Halifax; April 17-18, Moncton; April 19-21, Saint John: April 22, Fredericton; April 2324, Sherbrooke, Que.; April 25-26, Three Rivers, Que.; April 27-28, North Bay, Ont.; April 30, Timmins (Schumacher), Ont.; May 2-3, Fort William, Ont.: May 4-7, Winnipeg; May 8-10, Saskatoon; May 11-13, Edmonton: May 15, Prince George, BC: May 25-27, Victoria; May 31June 5, Vancouver; June 19-July 4, Montreal; July 10-16, Niagara-onthe-Lake, Ont.: July 13-16, Quebec City; Aug. 16-19, Ottawa: Aug. 28Sept. 4, Toronto; Sept. 8-9, Hamilton, Ont.; Sept. 16, Summerside, PEI; Sept. 19-20, Charlottetown; Sept. 2224, St. John's: Sept. 27-28, Corner Brook, Nfld.; Sept. 30, Rimouski, Que.: Oct. 2-3, Drummondville. Que.: Oct. 6-7, Chicoutimi, Que.; Oct. 1011, Shawinigan. Que.
Centennial year in Nova Scotia is "Old -Home Year.” plus an emphasis that comes naturally to this province: things Scottish, things Maritime, the latter ranging from naval tradition to the vital fishing and boat-building industries.
Just about every city, town and village in Nova Scotia is planning its own celebration—day-long, week-long or year-round. Returning natives and
first-time visitors (Nova Scotia, and the other Maritime provinces are expecting two visitors for every resident) can take their choice of places to visit, and find themselves involved in pageantry (often with the populace garbed in the clothing of a century ago); street dances, sailing races, dory races, barbecues, firemen’s picnics, carnivals, music festivals. Highland games, fishing derbies, military parades ... in fact, one Centennial official described Nova Scotia’s celebration plans as “everything that can be done within the bounds of legality.”
Nova Scotia is concentrating its Centennial celebrations in the summer months, which makes it more convenient for the visitor to list the province's program by location, followed by dates of the special local celebrations and of additional attractions where they apply.
HALIFAX: June 21-26, Centennial Atlantic naval assembly of 40 Canadian and foreign warships, with naval parades, concerts, fireworks and ship illuminations; Aug. 24-27, Nova Scotia Folk Festival and Highland games.
PUGWASH: July 1, with the “gathering of the clans” as an added attraction.
ST. ANN’S. Aug. 7-12, featuring the Gaelic Mod, one of Canada’s largest Scottish festivals.
ANTIGON1SH, July 9-15, with Highland games as an added attraction.
LUNENBURG, Sept. 12-16, with a plus of the fisheries exhibition, "the Mardi Gras of the sea.” (Lunenburgers claim to serve the freshest and most delectable seafood on earth.)
DARTMOUTH celebrates all year, with its peak day on Aug. 2.
GLACE BAY, July 29-Aug. 5, featuring Miners’ Week, with visits to the Miners' Museum and tours of the unique undersea mine shaft.
Other towns observing the general Centennial celebrations are:
Musquodoboit Harbor, July 23-31; Sheet Harbour, July 1-8; Stewiacke, July 1-8; Chester Basin, Aug. 4-6; Chester. July 23-29; Mahone Bay, July 1-9; Bridgewater, Aug. 2-8; Liverpool. July 16-23; Lockeport, May 1922; Shelburne, July 9-15; NewRoss, July 1-2; Caledonia, July 1-2; Barrington, July 1-2; Yarmouth, Aug. 13-19; Clare, first two weeks in August; Weymouth, July 1; Digby, June 26-28; Annapolis Royal, Aug. 4-8; Bridgetown, July 16-22; Middleton, Aug. 1320; Berwick, Sept. 4; Kentville, Aug. 10-13; Wolfville, July 10-16; Hantsport. July 1-9; Windsor, July 24-30; Truro, Aug. 29; Parrsboro. Aug. 1319; Amherst, June 24-30; Springhill, July 23-29; Oxford, July 2-5; Pictou, July 7-8; West ville, July 1-3; Stellarton. July 24-30; New Glasgow, Aug. 13-19; Trenton, Aug. 6-12; Sherbrooke, Aug. 4-6; Canso, July 31-Aug.
5; Mulgrave, Aug. 11-13; Guysborough, July 1-2; Port Hawkesbury, July 8-10; Port Hood, July 1; Inverness. July 30-Aug. 3; Cheticamp, July 8-9; Baddeck, July 23-29; Sydney Mines, July 23-29; North Sydney, July 16-22; Sydney, July 1-9; New Waterlord, July 6-12; Dominion, July 9-15; Louisbourg, Aug. 6-12.
CENTENNIAL TRAIN AND CARAVANS
The seemingly impossible task of fitting the panorama of a nation’s past, present and future into six railroad cars has been successfully accomplished. Even skeptics have come wideeyed from a trip through the train— and promptly lined up for another look. Some of the train stops are:
May 30-June 3, Sudbury, Ont.; June 4-6, North Bay, Ont.; June 8-15, London. Ont.; June 16-23, Windsor, Ont.; June 24-27, Kitchener, Ont.; July 1-12, Ottawa; July 13-17, Peterborough, Ont.; July 18-25, Hamilton, Ont.; July 26-28, Niagara Falls; July 29-Aug. 21, Toronto; Aug. 22-25, Kingston, Ont.; Aug. 26-Sept. 14, Montreal; Sept. 15-19, Three Rivers, Que.; Sept. 20-23, Chicoutimi, Que.; Sept. 24-30, Quebec City; Oct. 2-4, Truro, NS; Oct. 5-7, Sydney. NS; Oct. 8-13, Halifax; Oct. 14-15, Yarmouth. NS; Oct. 16-17, Kentville, NS; Oct. 18-19, Amherst, NS; Oct. 20-23, Charlottetown; Oct. 24, Summerside, PEI; Oct. 26-29, Moncton, NB; Oct. 30-Nov. 3, Saint John; Nov. 4-6, Fredericton; Nov. 7, Chatham, NB; Nov. 8-9, Campbellton, NB.
Eight road caravans of eight sections each, with basically the same exhibits, hardly need separate listings — they will crisscross the country and make more than 600 stops during the year.
Prince Edward Island
June 2-25, An exhibition of paintings by Jack Humphrey, organized by the Beaverbrook Art Gallery and National Gallery, and, June 2-30, the Bank of Montreal’s Centennial Art Exhibition—both at the Art Gallery, Confederation Centre, Charlottetown; June 4, Graves Decoration Day, Summerside; June 11-17, Veterans' Week, honoring the living and dead who served Canada in all wars — provincewade; June 28-30, Dedication of Centennial memorial gate, with parades and Lion’s Club bazaar, St. Eleanor's; June 30, Centennial-eve balls — provincewide; July 1, Dominion Day observances — special religious services, gun salute, ring out wild bells — provincewide; July 3-Sept. 2, Festival '67 Repertory Theatre, Charlottetown; July through Aug.. Art Gallery — Summer Festival '67: The Robert
Harris retrospective; The Charles S. Band Collection, Confederation Centre, Charlottetown; July 7, Centennial celebrations and Confederation Caravan visit. Kensington; July 7-9, Rural Jubilee Agricultural Fair, Kensington; July 17-22, Summerside Lobster Carnival and Livestock Exhibition, Summerside; July 25, Official opening of Centennial community hall, plus Centennial celebrations. Mount Stewart; July 28-Aug. 7, Scottish Festival. North Rustico; Aug. 2, Official opening of Centennial park, and Centennial celebrations, Georgetown; Aug. 2, Highland Games, Eldon; Aug. 3-5, Oyster Festival (all the oysters you can eat). Tyne Valley; Aug. 9-10, Prince County Exhibition, Alberton; Aug. 14-19, Old Home Week—Provincial Exhibition, and harness-horse racing afternoon and evening, Charlottetown; Aug. 15-18, Women’s Institute Handicraft Fair, Charlottetown; Sept. 1-2, Fathers of Confederation Day — 103rd anniversary of the first meeting of the Fathers of Confederation, Charlottetown; Sept. 2, Maritime Invitation Trackand-field Meet, Summerside; Sept 4, Green Gables Golf Tournament, Cavendish.
June 30, Fireworks and bonfires, Grand Falls; July 1, Centennial Flame, St. John’s. (There will be many ceremonies on this day across the province, under the Bell, Fire and Flame Program. The Royal Newfoundland Regiment at St. John’s, Grand Falls, and Corner Brook will hold Sunset Ceremonies and parades); Canadian Legion Junior Sports Day, Grand Fails; July 22-Aug. 27, The Royal Newfoundland Regiment will stage an historical pageant on Signal Hill, with period uniforms and weapons, St. John’s; July 28-29, RCMP Musical Ride, St. John’s; July 31, RCMP Musical Ride, Grand Falls; Aug. 1-2, RCMP Musical Ride, Corner Brook; Aug. 2, Gala regatta, St. John’s; Aug. 18-21, Royal Canadian Navy visit, St. John’s; Aug. 2025, Memorial University of Newfoundland will host a Canadian Historical Association Centennial seminar, St. John’s; Aug. 22-24, Royal Canadian Navy display, Botwood; Aug. 23-25, Royal Canadian Navydisplay, Corner Brook; Aug. 26-28, Royal Canadian Navy display, Harbour Grace and Port aux Basques; Sept. 9, Conception Bay Kennels dog show. Harbour Grace: Sept. 11-19, Confederation Caravan, St. John’s. (The Caravan will also make eight other stops during September: Ferryland, St. Mary’s, Placentia, Whitbourne, Harbour Grace, Frenchman's Cove, Clarenville and Bonavista.) ★