Bear River Cherry Carnival: parade and cherries, waiting for high tide

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Published on July 19, 2014

Annapolis RCMP Corporal Dale Guy buys a box of cherries for Bear River firefighter Nigel Gunn.

Published on July 19, 2014

Participants in the Cherry Carnival children’s parade in Bear River on Saturday, July 19.

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Legion members lead the grand parade into downtown Bear River for the 121st Cherry Carnival.

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The cadet marching band.

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Cadets march in the grand parade for Bear River’s 121st Cherry Carnival.

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Joan Young throws candy to children along the side of the parade route.

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The float by the Ladies Auxiliary of the Bear River Fire Department invited everyone to their pig roast.

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The big bad wolf chases Little Red Riding Hood’s grandmother through the streets of Bear River.

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Sonny Longmire of the Lobster Bash prepares to throw a hat to the crowd.

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The Oakdene Centre’s float was unusually colourful.

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The Oakdene Centre’s float was themed “Create Bear River”.

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One little girl stood up to the zombie horde at the Bear River Cherry Carnival grand parade.

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A zombie horde disrupted the grand street parade at the 121st Cherry Carnival in Bear River.

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The horde was tamed however and rendered harmless dancing zombies by xylophone music of a cadet band.

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Dying to be in Bear River.

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A cadet marching xylophone band at the 121st Cherry Carnival in Bear River.

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What’s a parade without big loud firetrucks?

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Alice Dugas lines up to get a box of cherries from the Bear River Fire Department at the 121st Cherry Carnival.

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Anxious for the afternoon water events, a group of young people check out the greased pole at low tide this morning.

Published on July 19, 2014

The Cherry Carnival’s greased pole event goes at high tide at 5:30 p.m by the Bear River firehall, with a $100 cash prize offered to the first to grab the flag.

Some photos from the morning events at the 121st Cherry Carnival in Bear River.

Larry Powell of the Spectator will be sharing more photos from the afternoon events later this evening or tomorrow morning.

jriley@digbycourier.ca

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  • Jeff Holland
    Jeff Holland
    August 13, 2014 - 00:47

    Where can I find a nearby working cherry orchard to visit and photograph?