Port Wil­liams Days chil­dren’s pa­rade re­mains pop­u­lar at­trac­tion

Annapolis Valley Register - - NEWS -

It was a beau­ti­ful day for a pa­rade in Port Wil­liams on June 9. The chil­dren’s pa­rade re­mains a pop­u­lar sta­ple of Port Wil­liams Days.

PORT WIL­LIAMS - It was a beau­ti­ful day for a pa­rade in

“the big­gest lit­tle port in the world.”

The Vil­lage of Port Wil­liams hosted its an­nual Port Wil­liams Days cel­e­bra­tion on June 8 and 9 with a wide va­ri­ety of events.

The ac­tiv­i­ties got un­der­way June 8 with the Port Wil­liams Lions Club mock jail, a com­mu­nity so­cial by the wharf and – of course – the fire­works.

Events con­tin­ued June 9 with the an­nual Vil­lage Wide Yard Sale, a com­mu­nity flea mar­ket, a pantry sale and a book sale.

The com­mu­nity cen­tre park­ing lot saw a “Trib­ute to Truck­ers” and the fire depart­ment’s chicken bar­be­cue. The al­ways pop­u­lar chil­dren’s pa­rade was held in the af­ter­noon, fol­lowed by treats and ac­tiv­i­ties for kids in the Port Wil­liams Park.

A vine­yard and bar­rel cel­lar tour at Planters Ridge Win­ery and a sup­per in the com­mu­nity cen­tre au­di­to­rium rounded out the events.

LAURA CHURCHILL DUKE

Isla Churchill, Ap­ple Blos­som at­ten­dant for Princess Kentville’s Katherine Water­bury, had a sur­prise re­union at the Port Wil­liams fire­works. Water­bury was there hand­ing out glow sticks to all the chil­dren.

KIRK STARRATT

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