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Join Edgewater in celebrating it’s 100th Year!Posted: July 5, 2012

This year marks 100 years for the unincorporated town of Edgewater and on the weekend of July 7 and 8 we are inviting you to join us for a weekend full of activities to celebrate!

The following is a schedule of events for the weekend.

Friday July 6

4 p.m. – Sunday, July 8 4 p.m. Self-directed historical walk of Edgewater. Visit historical sites around Edgewater and learn about their history. Information will be posted outside each property.

Saturday July 7

8 a.m.-11 a.m:  Pancake Breakfast available at the Edgewater Legion Hall – $5.

11 a.m. – 11 p.m.: Steamboat Mountain Music Festival at the Edgewater School.

2 p.m. – 1 a.m.: Edgewater Legion Bar will be open in the afternoon   and serving beef dip supper for $8 from 5 p.m.-8 p.m.

5 p.m. – 8 p.m.: Edgewater Hall will be open for supper serving Spaghetti Dinner for $10 (kids 12 & under $5), fundraiser for ball diamond.

Sunday July 8

9 a.m. -12 p.m.:   Pancake Breakfast at Edgewater Community Hall – $5 adult $3 kids.

10 a.m.:  Edgewater 100th Celebration Parade – Down Main Street in Edgewater.  Make a float and join in!  (Contact Elke Bennett or members of the Fire Dept. to sign up to be in the parade.)

Antiques display at the Edgewater Community Hall and a Self Directed Historical Walk around Edgewater. The Edgewater Church will also be open for visitors.

Noon – 4 p.m. : Family Activities at the Edgewater Community Hall and around town.  Treasure hunt, picnic games, etc.

1 p.m.:  DUCK RACE down the Flume– purchase your duck by noon Sunday!  Ducks available for purchase at Edgewater Hall, Legion and from event organizers in advance. $5/duck  Great Prizes!  Proceeds to go to the ball diamond.

2 p.m.:  Heritage Tea at the Edgewater Legion- $5.

Edgewater Cookbooks will be available again this year as a pre-order only. $20 plus mailing fee. To order your copy Contact Ann Burnett at 250-342-6678 or jrabtm@telus.net (Cash or Chq only, no credit cards)

Lots to see and do, get together with friends and family and share this wonderful celebration!

Hope to see you here!

For more information you can contact:

Elke Bennett – elke3@telus.net  250-347-9554

Vi Wittman – witnet@telus.net  250-347-0044

Or find our group on Facebook, search for ‘Edgewater’s 100th Birthday.’

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Congratulations to the community of Edgewater, north of Radium Hot Springs, on turning 100 this weekend.

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