Pugwash celebrates Canada Day

Gathering of the Clans celebrated with dancing, music, parade and rides.

Published on July 1, 2014
Pugwash celebrates Canada Day

Published on 01 July 2014

Linda Bird and her horse both showed their Canadian colours during the parade.

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Pugwash celebrates Canada Day

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...and so did 13-year-old Maggie Dewar.

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Pugwash celebrates Canada Day

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The Keystone cops were entertaining kids during the parade.

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Pugwash celebrates Canada Day

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After the parade, people made their way to the midway to play games and go on rides.

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Pugwash celebrates Canada Day

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The ring toss was quite popular.

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Pugwash celebrates Canada Day

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This young fellow tried his luck at the ring toss.

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Pugwash celebrates Canada Day

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Kids also played this water gun game.

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Pugwash celebrates Canada Day

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This little girl checked out the fun while being carried.

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Pugwash celebrates Canada Day

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The swing ride was very busy.

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Pugwash celebrates Canada Day

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This ride, the Star Trooper, was very popular as well.

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Pugwash celebrates Canada Day

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Kids on the Star Trooper.

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Pugwash celebrates Canada Day

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This young fellow was having fun.

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Pugwash celebrates Canada Day

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These friends were having fun as well.

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Pugwash celebrates Canada Day

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The young at heart also took a ride on the Star Trooper.

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Pugwash celebrates Canada Day

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These kids were riding high.

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Pugwash celebrates Canada Day

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The Scrambler was also a very popular ride in Pugwash.

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Pugwash celebrates Canada Day

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Pipers were put to the test on Canada Day.

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Pugwash celebrates Canada Day

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This piper talked to a judge after she finished playing.

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Pugwash celebrates Canada Day

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These dogs were celebrating Canada Day as well.

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Pugwash celebrates Canada Day

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A drummer in the parade.

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Pugwash celebrates Canada Day

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Kids watch the parade.

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Pugwash celebrates Canada Day

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Maggie Dewar rides her horse...

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Pugwash celebrates Canada Day

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...and so does Linda Bird.

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Pugwash celebrates Canada Day

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A large crowd gathered to watch these large men throw this 56 pound weight about 40 feet.

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Pugwash celebrates Canada Day

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One of the top competitors in Canada, Matt Doherty is a perennial fan favourite both on and off the field.

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Pugwash celebrates Canada Day

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Parade watchers got into the spirit.

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Pugwash celebrates Canada Day

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A member of the Cumberland Shriners waves to the crowd.

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Pugwash celebrates Canada Day

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This hat probably didn't help with the high temperatures. Thankfully it was windy.

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Pugwash celebrates Canada Day

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The heat didn't stop this young girl from waving.

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Pugwash celebrates Canada Day

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Smiley the Clown gives a friend a high-five.

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Pugwash celebrates Canada Day

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These young fellows were serving lemonade.

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Pugwash celebrates Canada Day

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Highland dancers receive awards.

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Pugwash celebrates Canada Day

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This young fellow pays attention to where he is going.

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Pugwash celebrates Canada Day

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More fun on the Star Trooper.

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Pugwash celebrates Canada Day

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Kids check out the ring toss.

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Pugwash celebrates Canada Day

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Feet fly on the Star Trooper.

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Pugwash celebrates Canada Day

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These girl's got into the Canada Day spirit.

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Pugwash celebrates Canada Day

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These spectators watched a pipe band march past.

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Pugwash celebrates Canada Day

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These spectators, including the doll, got dressed up for the parade.

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Pugwash celebrates Canada Day

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Flags, and people wearing flags, lined the parade route.

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PUGWASH – Canadian pride was on display in Pugwash during their Gathering of the Clans celebration on Canada Day.

The morning kicked off with breakfast, Highland dancing, a parade, piping competitons and the heavy games, and the festivities continue all day with musicians and bands playing on the Eaton Park stage.

Miidway rides and games were also set up to entertain families all day long.