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Town of Carbonear - Winter Carnival 2007

March 1- 4 , 2007 Winter Carnival
Scroll Down for Many Events that were held Each Day
We have added photos!

Click here for a larger collection of WINTER CARNIVAL photos.

Trivia Contest: “Strain Your Brain”
Sponsored by the Carbonear Library – from Feb. 24 to March 3rd.
Contest sheet can be picked up at the Carbonear Library or click below to read and print the questions. Deadline is March 3rd at 2 pm. for completed forms.

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You can print and return to the Carbonear Library or fax them to the town office:709.596.5021

Colouring Contest: Deadline was Feb.16 th – to be judged by Mayor Sam Slade. Features artists from Davis Elementary School. Entries will be on display at the TC Square from Feb. 17th to March 5th

Snow Sculpture: Feb. 26 to March 3rd - To be judged by the Town Council. Send pictures of your sculpture to Karen at the Town Council. Bring them to the Council office or E-mail to
If you are unable to take a picture, please contact Debbie Conway @ 596-2214 and she will take one for you. Pictures can be viewed on the Internet at the Town Web Site:

Best Winter Scene Photo Contest: Photo taken during this winter - 2007. Pictures can be e- mailed to or brought to Karen at the Council Office. Deadline is March 2 @ 4 pm. Judges will be the Special Events Committee.

The Snow Sculpture Contest will run from Feb. 26 to March 4th with prizes being awarded at the closing ceremonies on March 4th.

Thursday, March 1, 2007

6:00pm - 8pm Opening Ceremonies [Winter Carnival] Civic Centre
Welcome – Mayor Sam Slade & Special Events Chair, Wanda Butt
Songbirds; Generation Gap Music Group;
Colouring Contest Award Presentation;
Slogan Contest Award Presentation
Carnival Opening
Glow-Stick Opening Walk with Frosty Family;
Wiener Roast with Marshmallows & Hot Chocolate (Bring your own stick)
FMI: Wanda Butt, 596-5132

Bethany United Church Song Birds - Opening Ceremonies

7:00pm Texas Hold'm Tournament Knights of Columbus
FMI: Paul Baldwin 596-5301 or Jerry Pumphprey 596-5418)
10:30-12:30 Karaoke - West Side Charlie’s

Friday, March 2, 2007

5:00pm Fish & Brewis Supper Knights of Columbus.
6:00pm - 8:00pm Family Sliding Hogans Farm
Bring your own slide - Free hot chocolate and Tim Bits
3 Slides to be won!!
Sponsored by Carbonear Special Events - FMI: Wanda Butt, 596-5132
6:00 pm Happy Hour McNally’s Pub
Music: Harold Priddle ( Bar Specials)
8:00 pm Senior’s Card Game Princess Sheila 50+ Club
( Admission Carnival Button- $2) available at the door - prizes)
8:00pm Live Local Entertainment Stonehouse Pub
Bowman & Gear Families
(No cover, $2 Molson Beer & drink specials)
8:30pm – 9:30 pm Free Skate Harbour Grace Arena
(with Carnival Button)
11:00 pm Karaoke (Bar Specials) McNally’s Pub

Saturday, March 3, 2007

9:00am – 11:00am Breakfast with Frosty Lions Club
$5 adults, $2.50 Children 12 and under
10:00 am Cribbage Tournament Royal Canadian Legion
Call Legion – 596-3691 to register or for further information
Noon – 2:00 pm FREE Seniors (50+) Lunch and Gospel Sing-a-long. Lions Club
Soup & Sandwiches
Gospel music by Charlie Mutrey & Friends.
(Free with a Carnival button – prizes)

Charlie Mutrey and Friends entertaining at the Lion's Club
at the 50 + Soup & Sandwich Lunch.

2:00pm – 3:00pm Free SwimCarbonear Pool
First 100, Free with Carnival Button
2:30 pm- 4:30pm Adult Ball Hockey Recreation Complex
Game 1 - Town Council vs. Firemen
Game 2 - Recreation Committee vs. CB Midgets Playoff

Mayor Sam Slade makes the big save at the ballhockey game

Winning team from first ever Carbonear Winter Carnival Ball Hockey Tournament.
(l-r) Recreation Director Robbie Button, Deputy Mayor Ned Slade, Adam Goff,
Mayor Sam "the butterfly" Slade, Councillor Terry Emberley,
Councillor Fred Earle, and Councillor Jim Burden.

Second Place team: Matthew Harris, Jeremy Slade, Danny Green,
Jacob Noel, Corey Penney, Robbie Taylor and the goalie Rick Slade.

8:00 pm – 10:00pm “Belle of the Ball” Contest Fong’s
Prizes for best male contestants
Tickets $5–covers the dance following at 10 pm - contestants free
[Tickets can be purchased in advance@ Fong’s]

Contestants in "Bell of the Ball"

10:00pm Carnival Dance Fong’s
Music: Mid-Life Crisis
Tickets $5 – also covers the ‘Belle of the Ball Contest
[Tickets can be purchased in advance@ Fong’s]
10:00pm Karaoke (Bar Specials) McNally’s Pub
10:00 pm Dance with DJ Stonehouse Pub
no cover, $2 Molson beer& drink specials
9:30pm Dance Music: Lloyd Snow Lions Club
Admission: $7
Tickets available @ Music Plus TC Square
or from Phil Hurley 596-0345 – or at the door

Sunday, March 4, 2007

9:00am – noon Breakfast with Frosty Lions Club
($5 adults, $2.50 Children 12 and under)
10:00am Darts Tournament Royal Canadian Legion
(Call Legion @596-3691 for further info)
12:30pm – 3:00pm Scavenger Hunt Civic Centre
12:15pn Registration Parking Lot
(Organized by CNA Community Studies Class – hot chocolate – cookies -prizes)
3:00pm Traditional Music Stonehouse Pub
(no cover - $2 Molson beer & drink Specials)
4:00pm – 5:00pm Best Dressed Dog Parade- Boardwalk
(1st, 2nd & 3rdPrizes)
(Contestants register @ 3:30 pm)

!st, 2nd, 3rd Place
in Best Dressed Dog Parade

Miss Trinity Conception with Wanda Butt
speaking at the Best Dressed Dog Parade
at the Regional Community Center

5:30pm – 6:30pm Closing Ceremonies Civic Centre
Welcome from Committee Chair - Wanda Butt
Presentation of Awards
Mayor Message – Sam Slade
Draw for Prizes Closing Remarks and Thank you’s – Wanda Butt
Fireworks (6:30) (Hot Chocolate to be served outside)

Nicholas Thoms -1st place winner in the WInter Scene photo contest winner
Receiving prize from Special Events Chair Wanda Butt

Winners of the Snow Sculpture Contest.

If you have suggestions, comments, photographs, or events and information to add, please contact:
Special Events Committee

Rob Button, Director of Recreation & Tourism
Town of Carbonear, P.O. Box 999, A1Y 1C5
Phone: (709)596-7535 Fax: (709)596-6079


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