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Celebrating Canada Day
officially on July 1st Canada is 146 years old this year. At John and Lea's They have had a large Canada Day Party on the Saturday just before July first every year and it seems to work out best for more people. Well over 100 people again this year.
The weather forecast for today was to be thunderstorms, after all the rain we had yesterday looked like it might be kinda wet. The Nith river water level across the road is getting pretty high.
But them weather guessers were wrong again, we had very nice warm sunny day perfect for a little outdoor back yard party. The location perfect 4 plus acres of lawn, with a few shades trees near the house. Heated in ground pool, nice large deck, there is four rv's parked here and a few tents so people don't have to worry about late nights or drinking and driving.
|I made a large bowl of pasta salad,|
for the recipe click the recipe tab above
Took a lot of pictures and finally narrowed them down to just a whole bunch, I will let them tell most of the story about the fun day we had here.
|first tents set up|
|two pigs on the spit|
|Diamond the dog loves the pool|
|Ruff not so crazy about the water |
|John making his famous Slushies|
|tents and trailers here|
|home for the night|
|the patio was part of the stage for the band that|
cancelled because of possible rain.
|pool deck |
|fireworks set up for later|
|THE BIG ONE|
|Fireworks set off from here|
|trampoline got a workout|
|pool got a workout too|
|thats the spirit of the day|
|even diamond got into it |
|carving the first pig|
|carving the second pig|
There was quite a few door prize drawn as well the you lady picking her prize.
Then a 50/50 draw netted the winner $65.00, lucky person for sure.
|one of three cakes|
The at 9:50 pm dark enough for an awesome fireworks display that lasted over 20, minutes and just lit up the sky. Hard to take decent picture with my little camera but you get the idea.
The final big bang and everyone had a wonderful day . Quite a few head home, others choose to socialize and party into the wee hours of the morning. and we just headed home about 11 am way past our bedtime.
John and Lea put on an awesome party and everyone always has such a great time. Thanks for stopping by and hope you have a great weekend too.
No Weber cooking today, them pigs way too big!
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