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The Earlybird deadline for registration for the upcoming CAFE Convention, scheduled for November 19-21 in Niagara Fall is July 15th…just around the corner! You can mail your registration or simply visit the CAFE website, complete a registration there, and pay by credit card.
Plan to arrive a day early, as our host, the CNE, is planning to offer a tour of the area for those who are interested. This is a great opportunity to explore the beautiful and historic Niagara Region.
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Summer is a Great Time to Use those CAFE Member Discounts
If you plan some hotel stays this summer either on your vacation, or perhaps when you are accommodating performers and guests at your fair why not take advantage of the CAFE discount at Choice Hotels? You can get 15-20% off their best rate, simply by quoting the CAFÉ Client ID number.
Who are Choice Hotels? They include Clarion, Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Econo Lodge, MainStay Suites, Quality Inn, Rodeway Inn, Sleep Inn….so many options! Call the CAFE Office if you are a CAFE member who has misplaced the ID information.
Jalapeno mini donut poutine, anyone? PNE unveils 2015 fair foods
The PNE's newest culinary monstrosities are giving the fair a strong entry in the unofficial competition for the most belly-busting midway foods in the country.
Every year brings ridiculous new heart-stopping snacks to the fair, and this year is no exception, with options like a hamburger with bacon sandwiched between two maple-glazed donuts, and chicken strips dipped and fried in red velvet cake batter.
Stampede in style from morning to night
Dust off your cowboy boots, friends. And while you're at it, let's have a look at the rest of your closet. Because if you're like most Calgarians, you have an entire section dedicated to Stampede clothing.
April 2015: Analyzing the statistics on travel to Canada
Sometimes you have to dig into the numbers to get the whole picture.
Despite a fluctuation in some markets caused by an earlier Easter
holiday, the latest Tourism Snapshot from Destination Canada (DC)'s
Research department, shows that more than 3.3 million international
travellers came to Canada in the first four months of 2015, a six per
cent rise on the previous year.
Federal government still mum on Canada 2017 celebrations
With barely 18 months to go until Canada's sesquicentennial year, the federal government has still not determined how it will celebrate the country's 150th birthday in the National Capital Region. Through the Canada 150 Fund, the government has pledged to spend $210 million on events, activities and celebrations across Canada between now and 2017.
Maritime Fall Fair in need of new home
The Maritime Fall Fair is homeless after a facility assessment of Trade Centre Ltd.'s Exhibition Park revealed $9 million in needed repairs.
Trade Centre spokeswoman Erin Esiyok-Prime said the winter was hard on Exhibition Park, a four-building complex on Prospect Road in Halifax designed for exhibitions, trade shows, public events, dinners and weddings.
Orono Ram Rodeo rides into town first weekend of July
After a hugely successful first year, Orono is saddling up to host the second annual Orono Ram Rodeo on Saturday, July 4 and Sunday, July 5 at the Orono Fairgrounds.
"By no means is this the Calgary Stampede, but it's a preview for the Calgary Stampede," said Brad Found, past-president of the Orono Agricultural Society and co-chairman of the rodeo.
Free fun for families at the Agriculture Zone
The Calgary Stampede is proud to present many exciting agriculture events, demonstrations and hands-on family experiences. Whether want to escape the heat, get off your feet or are just curious about the farm lifestyle, there’s something bound to interest everyone.
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