Mus­sel Bed Soiree winds down with games, en­ter­tain­ment

Wa­ter­front ac­tiv­i­ties and Fam­ily Fun Day an­chor an­nual event

The Pilot - - Focus - BY PA­TRICK MUR­PHY Pa­trick.Mur­phy@ad­ver­tis­ernl.ca

The 2017 Mus­sel Bed Soiree wrapped up with fes­tiv­i­ties at the wa­ter­front and a Fam­ily Fun Day Aug. 13 and 14.

En­ter­tain­ment was the fo­cus of the day­time wa­ter­front ac­tiv­i­ties, with per­for­mances by lo­cal artists, com­plete with games and food ven­dors for at­ten­dees. The evening was capped off with the an­nual Notre Dame Re­cre­ation Boat Pa­rade of Lights, and a fire­works dis­play.

The East­link Fam­ily Fun Day took place Mon­day at the Lewis­porte Re­cre­ation Com­plex. Fam­ily Fun Day is a com­pletely free event that in­cludes games, wa­ter ac­ti­vates, food and prizes for lo­cal chil­dren.

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Del­mont Reid and Har­vey Pike put on a per­for­mance for fes­ti­val­go­ers at the 2017 Mus­sel Bed Soiree wa­ter­front event.

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Alex Snow raises his hands in vic­tory at the 2017 Mus­sel Bed Soiree. Alex is the new, reign­ing, un­der-14 chug-alug cham­pion of Lewis­porte.

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Dil­lon Bud­den and Emily Kelso

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Bot­tom’s up: Alex Snow, vis­it­ing with his fam­ily from Nova Sco­tia, gets ready to drain his cup in the root beer chug-a-lug.

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Com­pe­ti­tion was stiff in the un­der-14 root beer chug-a-lug in Lewis­porte this year.

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