The Countdown is on to the 2015 Blackville Homecoming
The countdown to Blackville Homecoming is on! The three-day homecoming weekend takes place this weekend, Friday, July 31 to Sunday, August 2 and is open to anyone who attended school in the area that is now served by Blackville School. It’s the perfect opportunity to reconnect with classmates, faculty and staff, and a time to enjoy summer in Blackville! Make sure to tell all your family and friends, locally and from away!
On Friday, July 31, a meet & greet and weekend registration will be held at the Tom Donovan Arena in Renous at 7 pm. Cost for meet and greet is $5. Or registration for the weekend is $15 per person.
Breakfast will be available on Saturday, August 1 at local restaurants from 8 am to 11 am. From 11 am to 9 pm is a time to visit with family and friends, with a dance following at the Tom Donovan Arena from 9 pm to 12 am. The cost for the dance is $10, with music provided by the band Short Sweet Ride and bar provided by Renous Rec Centre.
A Picnic will be held at the Blackville Municipal Park beginning at 1 pm on Sunday, August 2. Hot dogs and hamburgers will be served and the first 300-400 are free.
Rooms available for rent:
43A Digby Street (3 Rooms available)
1240 Howard Road (2 bedroom log home)
Hollowoods Sporting Camps
97 Underwood Drive, Blackville
Gray Rapids(2 bedroom house)
Nine Pine Motel Blackville
622-7057 or Eric at 625-3650
South Cains Road (camp that sleeps 6)
Private Room with bath at 28 Bubas Lane
(off South Cains River Road)
Friendly animals on Premises but not in room
Three bedroom log cabin off Barnettville Road on the river
(one Queen, one double and one with two bunks)
2 log camps for rent
2 bedroom camp on the river on Howard road
645-0061 or 457-8950
For more information, visit www.villageofblackville.com.
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Les McLaughlin has been a website developer with MCG Media since 2003 and a long-time community ambassador of the village of Blackville.