‘Wicked on da wharf’ Grand Bank Sum­mer Fes­ti­val

The Southern Gazette - - Front Page - GRAND BANK, N.L.

The Grand Bank Sum­mer Fes­ti­val from July 29-Aug. 4 was a fun-filled week of ac­tiv­i­ties.

There was mu­sic, the­atre per­for­mances, dances, kids’ events, gar­den par­ties, a fire­works dis­play and sports events.

Var­i­ous groups in the town served meals each day.

The week started with the Han­nah Pel­lerin has fun at the piethrow­ing booth. an­nual mariners’ me­mo­rial ser­vice and ended with Grand Bank Day cel­e­bra­tions.

Chole Rose en­joys the mu­sic.

Chil­dren at kid’s day were all dressed up and ex­cited to ride bikes in the best-dec­o­rated bike com­pe­ti­tion.


The pop­u­lar Grand Bank band in the 1960’s Reg and the Rebels cel­e­brated its 50th an­niver­sary and was a big hit at the fes­ti­val. Their first per­for­mance was at the Par­tanna Au­di­to­rium, fea­tur­ing, from left, Reg House, Johnny Green, Fred Rose, Reg Hil­lier, Bruce Burt and Barry Col­lier.

Ethan Sim­mons tries his hand at the ring toss as his fam­ily looks on.

Mary Os­mond Rose and Fred Rose, both from Grand Bank and vis­it­ing from On­tario, im­press the crowd with their mu­si­cal ta­lent.

Lu­cas Fol­lett (left) and Ma­son Peach en­joy­ing a hot dog.

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