Friday, July 4, 2014

Cow Bay Merchants welcome all to Saturday's Cow Bay Day!

The theme of everything Cow will get a workout this Saturday, as the Cow Bay Merchants offer up a number of activities and events with the Cow motif at the heart of their offerings for this years Cow Bay Day.

The annual celebration in the Cow Bay area of the city will get underway at 11 AM, with events continuing on through until 4 PM.

Twenty merchants of the Cow Bay area offer up such events as a Moo Maid Colouring Contest, the Dung Flung along with other non bovine themes as a spaghetti eating contest, crab and boil barbecue a Kiss the Fish contest, obstacle course and Angry Birds game to name just a few. (Full list can be found below)

Fundraising is also a focus for the day, with a number of merchants providing opportunities to help out such local groups as the Prince Rupert Wildlife Shelter, BCSPCA, Prince Rupert Marine Search and Rescue and Cops for Cancer.

Cow Bay Day organizers have been working through the year to review what has worked in the past as well as to come up with new ideas and an expanded listing of events to make the Cow Bay District the place to be this Saturday.

In no particular order, here's what you may find on your walkabout on the afternoon.

Events Around Cow Bay

Bracelet Weaving hosted by Coastal Fibres
Children's Art Workshop hosted by the Ice House Gallery
Chainsaw Carving hosted by SeaSport
Dung Flung hosted by Cowpuccino's
Egg Racing hosted by Harris and Wick
Graffiti the Truck hosted by RONA
Handbag Draw at udder Bags
Jail and Bail for Cops For Cancer hosted by RONA
Face Painting hosted by Cow Bay Gifts
Kiss the Fish hosted by Dolly's Fish Market
Moo Maid colouring contest hosted by Advantage Printing near Opa Sushi
Parade of the Mascots hosted by Cow Bay Merchants
Scavenger Hunt hosted by Opa Sushi
Sidewalk Chalk Art hosted by Eagles Bluff Bed and Breakfast
Spaghetti Contest hosted by Cow Bay Cafe

Events at Atlin Terminal Parking Lot

Angry Birds Game hosted by Overwaitea
Pop the Balloon hosted by Udder Bags
Obstacle Course hosted by BCSPCA
Aquarium Table hosted by Vancouver Aquarium
Fire Truck and Ambulance Display hosted by CrimeStoppers

Other Games and Events at Atlin Parking Log: Face Painting, Animal Balloons, Hop Scotch, Hula Hoops, Guess the Beans, Fishing Game, Bean Bag Toss, Balloon and Ball toss and a Bouncy Castle.


Beef on a Bun -- Rupert Meats
Barbecue -- RONA
Shish Kabobs-- Filipino Canadian Association
Crab boil and BBQ-- Dolly's Fish Market

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