Wheels, Water & Wings Bancroft July 8th, 9th & 10th, 2016

Wheels Water WingsThe 5th Annual Wheels, Water & Wings Event is scheduled for July 8th through 10th, 2016!

The 2016 Wheels, Water & Wings Festival would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors.

 

 

 

MIDWAY RIDES & CONCESSIONS Refreshment tents, and other random and fun activities. Be sure to visit Michael Brooke (publisher of the international skateboard magazine “Concrete Wave” and founder of “Longboarding for Peace” who will be offering free mini-workshops “The Magic of Balance”. Scheduled events include:

FRIDAY July 8th 2016

6:00 p.m – 8:00 p.m – YORK RIVER CHALLENGE advance registration location Heart of the Park at Riverside Park (Station St. Bancroft) A great fun filled and challenging event. Register online by going to the Bancroft Community Transit website at bancroftcommunitytransit.comand click on the “2016 York River Paddle Challenge”, (recommended.) Or register day of the event at the registration table .

6:00 p.m.- we close down our main street (Hastings Street) for the 5th ANNUAL WWW CRUISERS CLASSIC CAR SHOW AND SHINE.

6:30 p.m.- ON STAGE at the HUB, BLUES BOYLER.  Please remember, this is an outdoor concert and while some seating is available, you are advised to bring your own lawn chairs and umbrellas (for shade or showers)!

Blues Boyler brings a mixture of high energy blues to the stage with influences from such blues favorites as Colin James, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Joe Bonamassa, Jeff Healey and many more.  They are a band that loves to play and they deliver that feeling and energy to the audience, with burning guitar, a rock solid rhythm section, rockin’ piano and soaring vocal harmonies.

9:00 p.m.- ON STAGE at The HUB-  DANNY MARKS & HIS BAND. Please remember, this is an outdoor concert and while some seating is available, you are advised to bring your own lawn chairs and umbrellas (for shade or showers)!

Danny Marks is a Toronto Blues Society’s Blues with a Feeling Award winner for lifetime achievement. This iconic rocker’s roots go back to the sixties as a founding member of Capitol Records’ group, Edward Bear. After a span as a journey man session musician throughout the seventies, Danny settled in to the club scene, establishing a cult following as a genre bender in music and humour. A guitarist, vocalist and host, Marks is a formidable triple threat!

SATURDAY July 9th, 2016

9:00 a.m.– YORK RIVER CHALLENGE:12Km Recreation, 12Km Elite C1 registration is at Herschel Fire Dept. Baptiste Lk Rd.

11:30 a.m YORK RIVER CHALLENGE 1.5Km, 3Km, 6Km registration is located at Heart of the Park at Riverside Park (Station St. Bancroft)

4:00 p.m Awards Ceremony Post Event BBQ

12:00-6:00pm Shuttle Bus Returns Participants To Starting Locations To Collect Vehicles.

Return To Collect Boats At Riverside Park.

10:00 a.m.- KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS SOAP BOX DERBY on Flint Ave.

1:30 p.m.– ON STAGE at The HUB,  DAN THE MUSIC MAN Please remember, this is an outdoor concert and while some seating is available, you are advised to bring your own lawn chairs and umbrellas (for shade or showers)!

Join one of Canada’s favourite family performers, songwriters and recording artists, Dan the Music Man!  A Toronto-based songwriter and entertainer, Dan’s enthusiastic performances have made him a favourite of family audiences all over his native Canada, the United States, the Caribbean and as far away as Seoul, South Korea.

6:00 p.m.- we close down our main street (Hastings Street) for the RAT ROD/HOT ROD SHOW AND SHINE.

6:00 p.m.–  ON STAGE at the HUB, SPARE PARTS Please remember, this is an outdoor concert and while some seating is available, you are advised to bring your own lawn chairs and umbrellas (for shade or showers)!

Spare Parts regularly appeared in Maynooth from 1994 though 1998.  The band includes: Rock/R&B vocalist Maureen Leeson, Canadian indie music icon Jaimie Vernon of Bullseye Records (bass and vocals), Geoff Wilson -who many will remember from Klaatu (guitars, vocals), locally grown percussionist Duanne Welsh who has played drums since he was 8 and been with Moving Targetz, Dr Rock & The Wild bunch , The Hounds, The Mud cats, Wakin’ Up Johnny and Thunder Box.

7:30 p.m.- ON STAGE at The HUB, STOMPIN’ JON & LORRAINE MARIE Please remember, this is an outdoor concert and while some seating is available, you are advised to bring your own lawn chairs and umbrellas (for shade or showers)!

Multi-talented artists Stompin’ Jon Finlan & Lorraine Shalitis deliver chilling and unforgettable performances with their tribute to some of the legends of country music.  Stompin’ Jon’s energy embodies the late, great Stompin’ Tom Connors and Lorraine Marie has such an extraordinary vocal range that she brings tears to your eyes.

8:00 p.m. At the Bandshell in Millennium Park the Bancroft Theatre Guild will be presenting a program of their 2016 Twenty-Four Hour Theatre Productions

9:00 p.m (approx).- ON STAGE at The HUB, THE SHADOWS Please remember, this is an outdoor concert and while some seating is available, you are advised to bring your own lawn chairs and umbrellas (for shade or showers)!

Donnie Wallace, Vicki Wallace, Jennifer Scott, Kenn Mills & Steve Wilson are guaranteed to light up the town!  The Shadows are a 50’s, 60’s and 70’s rock & roll and country band who play classics from a variety of artists including: Elvis, Jay & the Americans, Marty Robbins, Roy Orbison, Van Morrison, Billy Joel, Brenda Lee and Linda Ronstadt- just to mention a few.

SUNDAY July 10th, 2016

8:00 a.m- Noon THE 55th ANNUAL FLY-IN PANCAKE BREAKFAST at the Jack Brown Airport

9:00 a.m. YORK RIVER CHALLENGE 23Km Recreation, 23Km Elite C2 registration is located at Birch Cliff Lodge (Baptiste Lake)

12:30 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.– we close down our main street (Hastings Street) for the 2nd ANNUAL WWW MOTORCYCLE SHOW AND SHINE.

2:00 PM p.m. ON STAGE at the HUB THE GHOST TOWN CRYERS. Please remember, this is an outdoor concert and while some seating is available, you are advised to bring your own lawn chairs and umbrellas (for shade or showers)!

The pride of the Ottawa Valley, The Ghost Town Cryers deliver entertainment at its best!  Inspired by artists like Blue Rodeo, Counting Crows, Gordon Lightfoot, Stan Rogers and The Proclaimers.  A traditionally flavoured contemporary group, their acoustic guitars, mandolin, accordion, harmonica, drums, hand percussion and lots of vocals combine to create a unique acoustic folk/rock/roots sound.

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Friday, June 17, 2016

6:00 pm                    Presenting: Tara Davidson, Dc-Simple

                                      Android TV is here and DC-Simple is your Android Specialist.  Learn how to take the leap and finally say goodbye to cable/satellite and say hello to your new SIMPLE STREAM STICK.   dcsimple.ca

 

7:00 pm            Presenting: Connie Sutherland and Elaine Bugikofer

                                Representing our local Horticultural Society.  Learn about effective composting as well as take advantage by getting answers to your questions about plantings,  gardening etc. bancrofthorticulturalsociety.com

 

Saturday, June 18, 2016

11:00 am          Presenting: Michael Rahme, HomePro Inspections

                               Fabulous opportunity to learn the ins & outs of our Septic Systems!  Signs of Septic problems — what are they?  Septic Inspections — should this be considered part of your normal property maintenance?        homepro-co.com

 

 1:00 pm               Presenting: Janice Sears, TD Canada Trust Mortgage Specialist

                              Discussing the nuances of Financing Cottage properties.  i.e. Property Criteria; Appraisal requirements and more valuable information before you buy.   mms.tdcanadatrust.com/janice.sears

 

 2:00 pm              Presenting: Don Fraser, Sales Manager, Superior Propane

                            Smart Tank technology and our learn about our customer focused website to monitor your usage and manage your propane deliveries.  Mysuperiorsuperiorpropane.com

 

 2:45 pm              Presenting: Tara Davidson, DC-Simple

                            Android TV is here and DC-Simple is your Android Specialist

 

Time – TBD         Presenting: Dr. Z. Alikahn

                             AK Chiropractic & Wellness Centre ak-chiropractic.ca

Sunday, June 19, 2016

1:00 pm                Presenting: Erica Barkley, Ontario Park Biologist

                              Raised as a cottager she will share her knowledge of the wildlife we share with our properties, how to enrich our cottage experiences,  as well as special plants & animals we encounter and how we can help along the way.  ontarioparks.com

 

2:00 pm                 Presenting: Tara Davidson, DC-Simple​

                              Android TV is here and DC-Simple is your Android Specialist