tim Hor­tons dragon boat Fes­ti­val

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june 21-24 drag­onboat.net North Amer­ica’s largest dragon boat fes­ti­val turns 25 this year. More than 200 teams of row­ers will com­pete in the froth­ing wa­ters of Mooney’s Bay while on shore there will be live mu­sic, and many fam­ily-friendly ac­tiv­i­ties. “The Tim Hor­tons Ot­tawa Dragon Boat Fes­ti­val has a 25-year tra­di­tion of suc­cess as a premier sport­ing event, which has now grown into a can’t-miss free mu­sic fes­ti­val,” says Artis­tic Di­rec­tor Antony Cooper. Sev­eral free con­certs in­clude in­die troubadours the Sam Roberts Band (June 21), in­die dar­lings Bro­ken So­cial Scene (June 22), and folk and alt rock out­fits like Hal­i­fax’s Win­ter­sleep and Man­otick’s Holler­ado (June 23), and Dart­mouth, Nova Sco­tia’s Matt Mays (June 24).

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