Event Schedule

ALL WEEKEND

Enjoy German and Canadian Cuisine, Beer Garden, Music, Dancing and much more!


One site, two buildings for all indoor events – Main Dining Hall, Clarence Bretzlaff Building at the T.C.R.A.

Friday, September 29th 2017

GENERAL INFO dining, craft and bar hours
5 pm Gates open and dining hall open
5-9 pm Craft and Vendor Booths
5-8 pmAuthentic German food - in the dining hall
6 pm Clarence Bretzlaff building open
6-11 pm Canteen: sausages, hot dogs and non-alcoholic drinks
6-1am Bar Open
ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE
6-8 pm Reggie Carkner
8 pm Opening Ceremonies with Gerry Bimm, 98.7 Valley Heritage Radio (Clarence Bretzlaff Building)
     -Welcome remarks by organizers
     -Greetings from Dignitaries and Thorne Council
8:30 pm Fireworks display  by Johnsons Lake Pyros, T.C.R.A. grounds

Weather permitting

8 pm- 1amBAND: Ambush

Saturday, September 30th 2017

GENERAL INFO dining, craft and bar hours
8-10:30 am Breakfast – in the dining hall 
10 am - 7 pm Craft and Vendor Booths
10 am - 1 am Bar Open
Noon - 8 pm Authentic German food - in the dining hall
11 am - 11 pm Canteen: sausages, hot dogs and non-alcoholic drinks
ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE
9:30 am Registration for Horseshoe Tournament – behind Clarence Bretzlaff building where horseshoe pits are located.
12 pm - 4 pm BAND: Guy Jamieson and Upper Valley
Country and Step Dancers
12 pm Registration for Truck Pull (Street Trucks) – at back gates of T.C.R.A. grounds  
12 pm - 5 pm BAND: Gillan Rutz – in the dining hall
12 pm - 3 pm: Face Painting
1 pm Truck & Tractor Pull – T.C.R.A. grounds 
Weather permitting 
1 - 4 pm Wagon Rides by 710 Excursions
4 - 8 pm BAND: Heartbeats
9 pm - 1 am BAND: Danny Sylvester Band

Sunday, October 1st 2017

GERMAN COSTUME DAY
GENERAL INFO dining, craft and bar hours
8 - 10:30 am Breakfast – in the dining hall 
9 am - 4pm Craft and Vendor Booths
11 am - 5 pm Bar Open
Noon - 3pm Authentic German food - in the dining hall
12 - 4 pm Canteen: sausages, hot dogs and non-alcoholic drinks
ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE
10 am Church Service: St. John’s Lutheran Church
Registration for Parade
NEW! Pre-decorated bicycle entry (Each bike entered into the parade will receive a free hot dog and pop)
11 am - Noon Registration of Giant Pumpkins and
Vegetables – by front gate, in front of T.C.R.A. building
Weigh-in for Giant Pumpkins & Pumpkin Show (age 12 and under only) 
Parade with Renfrew Pipes & Drums
1 pm - 3 pm Photo Booth by BG Photography
1 pm - 5 pm GERMAN BAND: The Wanderers
1 pm - 5 pm Schuhplatter Bavarian Dancers

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Last updated: 2019-10-07