SCUGOG: An annual tradition is returning next weekend, as Caesarea will host the 87th annual Lake Scugog Regatta.
The theme for this year’s event is the Pan Am games. The festivities will begin on Friday, July 31 in Putsey Park with a volleyball competition featuring the Scugog Fire department. The game will begin at 6:30 p.m. There will also be a ‘Surf or Turf’ dinner and dance starting at 6 p.m. and ending at 1 a.m..
To buy tickets for the ‘Surf or Turf’ dinner, contact Shari by phone at 905-447-3865 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Saturday, Aug 1, there will be a costume parade at 10 a.m. in Putsey Park, followed by a dog show at 11:30 a.m. Some of the other Saturday entertainment options include face painting with Sunflower the clown, a dunk tank, a jumping castle, a sack hop relay and five different marathon events. As well, the Scugog Lake Stewards will also be on hand to explain their organization and answer any questions.
Festivities on Sunday, Aug. 2 will begin with a pancake breakfast at the Caesarea fire hall at 8 a.m., followed by a Fishing Derby from 10 to 11 a.m. There will also be swimming and boat races on Lake Scugog starting at 11 a.m., with the championship sailboat race taking off at 2 p.m. The volleyball finals will also take place on Sunday in Putsey Park starting at 6:30 p.m.
The Regatta is annually put on by the Lake Scugog Regatta Committee. The committee is asking anyone who has suggestions for next year’s Regatta to e-mail them at email@example.com.