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PICTOU – A day of entertainment, crafts and summertime food is planned for Pictou’s waterfront Saturday in support of two youth projects.
Youth Fest 2013 will be held in the field beside Carver’s Pub on Caladh Avenue, Pictou from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with money raised going to the Pictou Youth Centre and the proposed skateboard park.
Entertainment will begin at 10 a.m. with on hour performances by Ashley George, Kelsey Karr Johnston and Dan Baird, Bruce Holton, Ward Brubaker, Country Jammers, Jarrett Poirier and Klorrisa Farnsworth who performs with the French Connection.
The craft fair that begins at 9 a.m. will feature homemade jewelry, cards, antiques, fresh sweet treats, fresh produce and products from Sunset Gourmet and Sensi candles. George will also be selling his BBM Skateboard gear while some flea-market type vendors will also be on site.
A barbecue, silent auction and lemonade sales will also take place throughout the day. The majority of the items in the silent auction have been donated by Treasurers of Distinction.
At 5 p.m., some of the day’s participants and youth are expected to march to the new Pictou Youth Centre at the former CN Station which will mark its official opening.