RICEVILLE — Woodworkers, artisans, businesses, woodlot owners and “do-it-yourselfers” are all invited to attend the 2018 Riceville Wood & Forest Exhibition (previously the Glengarry Wood Fair held in Dunvegan) on September 9 at the Riceville Fairgrounds, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The event will feature displays and demonstrations from over 50 local exhibitors whose businesses or organizations involve a connection to wood or forest. Additionally, a wood auction will be taking place at 3:00 pm for those interested in acquiring locally sourced wood.
Food will be available thanks to La Binerie Plantagenet, and a bar will open at 11:00 a.m. serving local craft beer.
Live music will be provided by The Riverstone Group, The Vankleek Hill Old Time Fiddlers, and Laurie & Adam Girard.
This family-friendly event will also feature children’s programming, including face-painting, activities, and a mini-zoo.
The event’s admission fee is $10 per person, or $25 for a family of 4 (free admission for children under 12). The event is taking place at the Riceville Fairgrounds, located at 4029 County Rd 16, only 6 minutes from Saint-Isidore, Exit 51 off Highway 417.
The Riceville Wood & Forest Exhibition is brought to you by Boisés Est, South Nation Conservation (SNC) and the Ontario Woodlot Association (OWA). Boisés Est is currently celebrating its 20thyear serving Eastern Ontario woodlot owners and the community.
For more information, please visit www.boisesest.ca/wood&forest, or contact Jean-Claude Havard, Boisés Est, at 613-673-3089 (firstname.lastname@example.org).