4 FOCUS - JUNE 2018 The regatta always kicks off with a “surf or turf” steak or lobster dinner, followed by a dance with a DJ on the Friday night. Shari says that due to popular demand, they have added a second seating to accommodate the over 200 people attending. There’s also a sail pass on Friday evening. Participants can win Blue Jays tickets for the best decorated or lit up boats based on the 1927 theme. Friday night is the popular “fun game” of volleyball, featuring the firefighters versus the townsfolk. There are also volleyball and horse- shoe tournaments on Saturday and Sunday evenings. On Sunday, the action is on the water, beginning with the kids’ fish- ing derby at 10 a.m. Then there’s the swimming races, kayak and boat races, cardboard boat races, the Lake Scugog Championship Sailboat Races and new this year, stand up paddle boarding instruction. A traditional annual event is Sat- urday’s costume parade for kids, and this year, town crier Bill McKee will lead it. Games include a watermelon- eating contest, a tug of war, a sack hop, and a nail driving contest, an egg toss and a dog show. A variety of small animals and reptiles will be featured in the critter corner. Spiderman is coming! A free movie in the park is planned at dusk. Old Flame Brewery will be on hand with a DJ on Saturday night. Visitors will enjoy the antique car show and the antique boat show. Horse and carriage rides and a photo scavenger hunt are new events for Saturday. The popular dunk tank and jumping castle will be back, and and Putsey the Clown will be mak- ing balloon animals. There’s popcorn available plus vendors and a farmers’ The Regatta - Caesarea, Lake Scugog. Another postcard from early 1900s. Lake Scugog Regatta (continued from page 3) 158 Casimir Street, Port Perry • 905-985-2268 virginia.frew@marlintravel.ca MC TICO #4577532 on your 30 year work anniversary! (another milestone!) VIRGINIA