PORT HOOD - CHESTICO DAYS 2015
July 27th to August 2nd, 2015
One of the most popular Festivals in Inverness County. Chestico Days is sure to have you dancing in the streets! A full week packed with local talents, parades, dances, a golf tournament and games of chance…Good food, good beer and good friends: a summer’s must!Events listed below may be changed & updated as we receive new schedule.
Monday JULY 27th to AUGUST 2nd 2015
10:00 am Co-ed Ball Hockey Tournament in tennis court at Al
MacInnis Sports Centre Grounds. Group 1 (age 8- 11)
Group 2 (ages 12-15). Registration will take place on
Sunday July 26, 2:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. at arena or in
advance, contact Regan
902-302-2651 or Keegan
902-227-4385. $5.00 per person. Teams will be
formed on the day of tournament. BBQ hot dogs
$1.00, Pop $1.00, Powerade $2.00
8:00 AM Golf Tournament Shotgun Start – Dundee $90.00 – followed by BBQ steak dinner at arena. (See Bernie
at Ceilidh Co-op for registration 902-787-2666)
8:00pm -10:00 pm Youth Dance (Grades 6, 7, & 8) Doors close 9:00 p.m.
Admission $5. Canteen with pop / chips / chocolate
bars $1.00 each.
WEDNESDAY ,JULY 29TH
12:00 PM Sand Sculpture Competition at the Court House Beach
sponsored by Bikinis and Trunks. Registration begins
at noon. Judging will take place at 4:00 p.m. BBQ &
Prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd. Hot dogs/pop free for
7:00PM Family Ceilidh at the Al MacInnis Sports Centre.
Introduction of the Chestico Days’ princes and
princesses. Also introduction of Chestico Couple.
Admission $5. Under 12 free. Lunch will be served.
10:00AM Co-ed Softball Tournament Port Hood Ball Field. Preregistration
required by contacting Erin
3300 or Leanne 902 294-0928. Cost is $20 per
player to be paid upon registration. Maximum 44
participants. Must be 19 or older. Teams will be
selected by random draw in advance of the
4;00 PM Lobster Supper (Market Lobsters) at Al MacInnis
Sports Centre. Lobster in shell along with homemade
salads, rolls, dessert, tea & coffee. $25.00 for a
nd lobster meal. 2 lobster $12.00. Take out available.
Hot dogs for children (free for children when adult
meal is purchased).Advanced tickets on sale at arena:
Wednesday July 29-1:00 p.m.-6 p.m. and Thursday
July 30 -1:00p.m.-4:00 p.m.
7:30PM Video Presentation on Port Hood and WW1 at the
Chestico Museum. Tea & light lunch will be served.
Admission $5.00. Children 12 & under are admitted
2:00PM Teddy Bear Picnic at the Al MacInnis Sport Centre
Grounds. Admission $5.00
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Entertainment & BBQ at the Port Hood Co-op. Parkings
Lot.Sponsored by Port Hood Co-op & Chestico Museum.
Hot Dogs $2.00 / Pop $1.00
6:00 pm Harness Racing at the Port Hood Race Track,
Glencoe Station Road. Beer Garden, Entertainment
& BBQ. Dash for Cash $5 per ticket or 3 for $10.
Tickets available at DF Beaton Service Centre,
Ceilidh Coop or any member of the KOC. $500
prize for each race.
10:00 pm – 1:30 am Adult Dance with No Filter Band at Al MacInnis
Sports Centre. Admission $20.00. Age 19 or over.
IDs will be requested.
SATURDAY ,AUGUST 1ST
9:00AM Alfred Reynolds Road Race & Family FunRun/
Walk (All Ages).Registration from 8:00 a.m. – 9:00
a.m. Port Hood Fire Hall. Fee is $10.00 for Road
Race (8K) & $5.00 per individual or $10.00 per
family for Family Fun Run/Walk (2KM)
9:00AM Pancake Breakfast hosted by the St. Stephen’s
United Church, at church hall.
11:00AM Street Parade Starting at Bayview Education
Centre to High Road to Main St. to Al MacInnis
Sports Centre Grounds.
12:15PM – 3:00PM Family Entertainment: at Al MacInnis Sports Centre
Grounds:Bounce-A-Rama, Bungee Jump,
Chocolate Wheel, Fish Pond, & Much More.
*****Bracelets $20.00 includes all games and chocolate wheel (Cotton
Candy and Snow Cones are extra). Individual tickets $2.00.
Bracelets and tickets will be sold in front of Fitness Centre.
Bracelets and individual tickets can also be purchased in advance on*****
12:15PM – 3:00PM BBQ at Al MacInnis Sports Centre Grounds hosted
by Port Hood Volunteer Fire Dept. Sausage $3.50
Hot Dog $3.00 Pop/Water $1.50
12:15PM – 3:00PM Chicken BBQ Dinner at the Port Hood Fire Hall
$15.00.Hot Dogs available for children $1.00
12:15PM – 4:00PM Food & Craft Showcase at the Al MacInnis Sports
Centre (Inside Arena)
12:30PM – 4:30PM Celtic Variety Concert and Beer Garden at Al
MacInnis Sports Centre Grounds featuring
stepdancers, fiddlers, singers, pipers, pianists.
10:00PM Adult Dance with The Eddie Cummings Band at the Al
MacInnis Sports Centre. Admission $20. Age 19 or
over. IDs will be requested.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 2ND
1:00PM Boat Parade. Pick a spot along the waterfront and
watch the parade of boats.
9:30 PM (Dusk): Fireworks Show at the Old Government
Wharf. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus and
COME OUT AND ENJOY A GREAT WEEK IN PORT HOOD....HAPPY CHESTICO DAY!!!