Carbonear Winter Carnival kicks off next week
Carbonear’s annual Winter Carnival will get under way next week. The 10-day event opens March 3 and continues until Sunday, March 13.
The carnival will open next Thursday evening with a family glow walk at the Carbonear Swimming Pool and Recreation Complex. Frosty the Snowman will be on hand to lead the parade.
The final episode of the annual Belle of the Ball “ beauty pageant” is scheduled to take place Saturday, March 5 at Fong’s.
Some of the most “attractive” contestants from past events are expected be on hand for the crowning of this year’s ‘queen,’ according to carnival organizers.
The carnival will wind up Sunday, March 13 with the Miss Carbonear pageant at the Sheila NaGeira Theatre.
Rob Button, the town’s recreation director promises, “ between (opening and closing) dates we will have a fun-filled week with lots of events for all ages.”
They will include: seniors’ dances, sliding, snow painting, skating, family pancake supper, and Frosty’s birthday party.