Some note-worthy, not-to-miss events this year are:
April 19th-26th: Pitch-in Merrickville and Pitch-in Smiths Falls. http://pitch-in.ca/
May 3rd: Community Garage Sale in Merrickville. Crazy, the deals that are had here! Starting at about 6am until 2pm
June 5th: Ride the Rideau Fundraiser event at the Mainstreet Cafe, Merrickville: great music, silent and live auction, dunk tanks, food, and lots more. Starting at 5pm. I have tickets.
late June: Motorcycle Show in Merrickville
July 1st: Canada Day celebrations in both places: Merrickville festivities are awesome, and the Snowbirds fly over at about 10:45am
July 13th: Carshow in Merrickville: this little town is PACKED full with cool automobiles and crazy people on Carshow day! http://www.merrickvillecarshow.com
early August: Canalfest in Merrickville
Sept 6th: Ride the Rideau event.
November: Theatre Night in Merrickville
December: CP Holiday Train (stops in Smiths Falls and Merrickville)
Christmas in Merrickville: all stores are open, and the main drag is closed for cars. Thousands of people come to enjoy life music, campfires and hot chocolate and of course those last minute Christmas gifts.. http://www.christmasinmerrickville.ca
I'll confirm the missing dates. Check with me if you're interested or let me know if you have the dates :)
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