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Vauxhall gearing up for centennial after two years

Posted on May 26, 2022 by Vauxhall Advance

By Cole Parkinson
Vauxhall Advance
cparkinson@tabertimes.com

It may be two years later than what was anticipated, but the Town of Vauxhall and the surrounding community is gearing up for their centennial celebration this July 1-2. 

On July 1-2, the town will finally celebrate the town’s 100th year of existence with plenty of events for the entire family over both days. 

July 1 sees a pancake breakfast at 9 a.m. to kick off Canada Day followed by the annual Parade at 11 a.m. The afternoon sees a Co-op sponsored barbecue and then the usual demolition derby starting at 1 p.m. Later that evening, the Spurs will hit the diamond at Jets Stadium at 6 p.m. and then fireworks once the sun goes down. 

Saturday continues the busy weekend continue with another pancake breakfast in the morning followed by a show’n shine. At the show n’ shine, a stage will be set up for a youth talent showcase. If you’re in high school and want to play at the show n’ shine, contact Kim Cawley at kcawley@town.vauxhall.ab.ca to sign up.

 In the park, FCSS will have plenty of family games set up for the whole family to enjoy. 

Later in the evening, two servings of a community supper will be held and then later that night will see a Trevor Panczak concert/cabaret with tickets going on sale later this week. Both events will have tickets available before the big day arrives.

If you’re interested in submitting a car for the show n’ shine, contact vauxhallcars2020@gmail.com for registration. There is no cost to participate in the event. To keep up to date with all things happening with the centennial weekend, see the event’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Town-of-Vauxhall-Post-Centennial-Celebration-JULY-1-2-2022-544941029246161/

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