A Best Nova Scotia Community Event!



WHIRLIGIG BUILDERS...
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FESTIVAL POSTER

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2016 Program

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& hundreds of PHOTOS  
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VIDEO:  
DESTINATION 
SHELBURNE

   VIDEO:  
AMERICAN LIFESTYLE 
TRAVEL


2017  CATEGORIES

  • Celebrating Canada's 150th Award

  • Founders' Award

  • New!  "Sea Monster" 
    - Theme Award

  • People's Choice

  • Best of Show

  • First Time Entrant

  • Most Historical

  • Best Weathervane 

  • Youth Category

  • Best workmanship 

  • Most Creative 

  • Most Whimsical

  • Human Whirligigs 

 We're looking for a few good men - and women!  

 Calling all whirligig & weathervane builders!


So, what's in it for you as a builder?

Your gigs on proud display to 1000 or more happy festival-goers
  Possible to win some of the great awards we dish out each year
  Possible to get your share of the $1500 in prizes awarded

  Great chance to sell some whirligigs - our visitors are hungry to own them.
  Your whirligigs featured on our web site and future promotion!
  Playing your part in keeping our little Festival one of Nova Scotia's best community events ever

                   Looking forward to seeing you at the ‘Fest. 

Now, get into your shops and basements...
... and start building!
 

 

2016 WINNERS

HEAVENLY HOST YOUTH GROUP PRIZES

FIRST PRIZE - CHASTITY ENSLOW

SECOND PRIZE -TATUM ARCON

THIRD PRIZE - EMMA ENSLOW 


MOST WHIMSICAL

FIRST PRIZE - TOM HAMILTON [THE DONKEY]

SECOND PRIZE - PAUL CHETWYND [TROPICAL PARADISE]

THIRD PRIZE - REXFOD PERRY [FISHING BEAR]


BEST WORKMANSHIP

FIRST PRIZE - PAUL CHETWYND [CORAL REEF]

SECOND PRIZE - REXFORD PERRY [MOOSE HUNTER]

THIRD PRIZE - DALE CLARK [MONA LISA]


MOST HISTORICAL

WALTER COGGINS  [TWO-MAN DORY]


FOUNDERS PRIZE

ROBERT HARDT [THE DEVIL]


FIRST TIME ENTRY

ROBERT HARDT [STATE PRISON BLUES]


PEOPLE'S CHOICE

BEN POOLEY [THREE HOBBIES]


MOST CREATIVE

ANDREW NEWSTEAD [STARS]


BEST OF SHOW

TOM HAMILTON [THE DONKEY]


                   
PHOTOS BY MARK KEDDY

 



For more information about the Festival, or to volunteer ...

Contact: Timothy Gillespie: Festival Committee

  • 533 West Sable Road , Sable River, NS B0T 1V0

  • Tel: 902-656-2547

  • Email: t.gillespie@bellaliant.net


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