Festivities planned for Sorrento’s 100th Anniversary

The Sorrento’s 100th Anniversary will be a day of family fun and festivity.

  • Aug. 31, 2012 4:00 p.m.

The Sorrento’s 100th Anniversary will be a day of family fun and festivity.

The day-long event takes place Saturday, Sept. 8 at the Sorrento Blind Bay Community Park on Davidson Road. It begins with a Lions pancake breakfast, served up by donation from 8 to 10 a.m.

A Show and Shine, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., will showcase a collection of classic cars, trucks, wooden boats, motorcycles and more.

The Talana Twirlers  square dancers hit the Maureen Bass Memorial Stage at 10:30 a.m. Entertainment continues with Shuswap youth talent at 11:15. For the kids, Kiki the Eco Elf takes the stage at 1 p.m., followed by Zumba at 1:45. At 3 p.m.,  First Nations dancers will perform.

Activities for the kids run from noon to 4 p.m., and include bouncy castles, face painting, the water park and a parent-and-toddler tent.

There will be food vendors on-site all day, including the Lions, who will be serving hamburgers and hotdogs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

An outdoor concert  kicks off when City of Sparks hits the stage at 4 p.m. This local, four-piece rock band will be followed up at 6 p.m. by  Lillix, a pop-rock outfit out of Cranbrook.

The Juno-nominated band, Lillix has appeared on all major entertainment networks in Canada, the U.S. and Japan.

To sample their music, visit lillixonline.com.

The day wraps up at 7 p.m.

For more information on the Sorrento 100th Anniversary family festival, call Louise at 250-253-5776.