• 2014 Homecoming Entertainment Lineup

Homecoming

The Kirkland Lake Festivals Committee announces the
2014 Homecoming
Entertainment Lineup.


2014 Kirkland Lake Homecoming Video



Homecoming Poster 2014


Homecoming Poster 2014 - French

Kirkland Lake Homecoming Week
June 25 - July 1, 2014



Wednesday, June 25th


Free Family Fun Swim

Location: KL Community Complex
Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm
Hosted by: KL Parks & Rec

Local Food Fair

Details: Homecoming specials and features at participating restaurants
Participating Restaurants: Billy’s Bar & Grill, Federal Tavern, Mama’s Corner Restaurant
Feature special: fish special

Super Men’s Night at the KLGC

Location: Kirkland Lake Golf Club
Time: 2 p.m.
Format: 2 man scramble
Ages: 19+
Cost: $30
Register: (705) 642-3456
Hosted by: Kirkland Lake Golf Club


Thursday, June 26th


Ultimate Frisbee Tournament

Location: Queen Elizabeth Soccer Field
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 pm
Format: Teams of 7+ people
& must be 2 females playing at all times
Cost: FREE + light snacks, beverages provided
Registration: by June 23rd at the Complex
Hosted by: KL Parks & Rec

Homecoming Ladies’ Night at KLGC

Location: Kirkland Lake Golf Club
Time: TBD
Format: TBD
Ages: 19+
Registration: (705) 642-3456
Hosted by: Kirkland Lake Golf Club

Local Food Fair

Details: Homecoming specials and features at participating restaurants
Participating Restaurants: Billy’s Bar & Grill, Federal Tavern, Mama’s Corner Restaurant
Feature special: pasta special

Homecoming Comedy Night

Event details: live comedians
Location: Northern College Cafeteria
Time: 8:00 pm
Ages: 19 years & older
Cafeteria bar: 6:00 pm
Tickets: $25
Ticket sales locations: Northern College and Billy’s Bar & Grill
Hosted by: Northern College and Billy’s Bar & Grill

Save the Lasalle’s Shakespeare in the Park

Details: outdoor presentation of a Midsummer Night’s Dream
Location: Wright-Hargreaves Park
Time: 7 p.m.
Ages: all ages
Cost: Donation to Save The Lasalle
Bring: Bring a blanket, lawn chairs and/or picnic
More info: www.savethelasalle.com
Hosted by: Save the Lasalle


Friday, June 27th


Simple Plan

Special Guests: Faber Drive
Date: Friday, June 27, 2014, 8pm
Venue: Kirkland Lake Community Complex
Tickets: $60 (hst included)
Weekend Ticket Packages: $100 (includes Colin James)
Ages: all ages (back of floor is licensed)
Ticket Location: Kirkland Lake Community Complex
Online Tickets: here

Roller Derby Bake ‘n Skate

Details: Bake sale and info session
Location: In front of Creative D-Signs
(28 Govn’t Road W, Kirkland Lake)
Time: 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Ages: Everyone
Cost: FREE
Sale proceeds: Kirkland Lake Roller Derby team
Hosted by: Kirkland Lake Roller Derby team

Museum of Northern History Tours

Location: Sir Harry Oakes Chateau
Time: 5pm-9pm, with tours starting every half hour
Cost: Coin donation
Contact: (705) 568-8800

Local Food Fair

Details: Homecoming specials and features at participating restaurants
Participating Restaurants: Billy’s Bar & Grill, Federal Tavern, Mama’s Corner Restaurant
Feature special: steak special

Ontario Early Years Bring on Summer Celebration

Location: KL Splash Park
Rain location: Ontario Early Years Centre (KL)
Time: 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Ages: 0-6 years
Cost: FREE
Contact: (705) 567-8837
Hosted by: Ontario Early Years Centre (KL)

Trinity United Church 80th Anniversary Shop ‘N Stop

Details: Prime rib dinner and entertainment
Location: Royal Canadian Legion in Kirkland Lake
Time: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Ages: everyone
Cost: $12.00 per person, $5.00 for Children 12 and under
Ticket locations: Legion Lounge, Congregation Members or at the Door
Hosted by: Trinity United Church

Save the Lasalle’s Shakespeare in the Park

Details: outdoor presentation of a Midsummer Night’s Dream
Location: Wright-Hargreaves Park
Time: 7 pm.
Ages: all ages
Cost: Donation to Save The Lasalle
Bring: Bring a blanket, lawn chairs and/or picnic
More info: www.savethelasalle.com
Hosted by: Save the Lasalle


Saturday, June 28th


Colin James

Special Guests: Downchild Blues Band
Date: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 9pm
Venue: Kirkland Lake Community Complex
Tickets: $50 (hst included)
Weekend Ticket Packages: $100 (includes Simple Plan)
Ages: all ages (floor is licensed)
Ticket Location: Kirkland Lake Community Complex
Online Tickets: here

Eastlink Free Splash Park Games

Ages: 6+ years
Location: KL Splash Park
Time: 2 p.m.- 3 p.m.
Cost: FREE
Hosted by: KL Parks and Rec
Presented by: Eastlink

Dixie North Swing Band Free Concert
Location: Rotary Park
Time: 1 p.m.
Ages: all ages
Cost: FREE

Teen Dance

Location: KLDCS
Grades 4-6: 6:30-8:30 pm
Grades 7-10: 9:00 – 11:00pm
Snack bar: Open
Admission: $5, proceeds to Pooling Together fundraising campaign
Hosted by: Kirkland Lake Aquatic Club

Homecoming Slo-Pitch Tournament

Location: Baird Park
Ages: 11-15
Cost: FREE
To register: sign up at the Complex by June 23rd
Hosted by: Kirkland Lake Youth Ball

Toburn Day in the Park

Details: art in park, guided tours, gold panning, live music, book sale, mineral sale
Location: Toburn Mine Site
Time: 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Ages: All ages
Food: BBQ
Cost: FREE
Hosted by: Toburn Operating Authority

Homecoming Craft Show

Features: Local artists and home based businesses
Location: Legion Branch 87
Time: 10am-3pm
Admission: FREE

Trinity United Church Tea Party and Tour

Details: 80th Anniversary Tea Party and Memorabilia Tour
Location: Trinity United Church
Time: 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Cost: FREE
Hosted by: Trinity United Church

Save the Lasalle’s Shakespeare in the Park

Event details: outdoor presentation of a Midsummer Night’s Dream
Location: Wright-Hargreaves Park
Time: 7 pm.
Ages: all ages
Cost: Donation to Save The Lasalle
Bring: Bring a blanket, lawn chairs and/or picnic
More info: www.savethelasalle.com
Hosted by: Save the Lasalle

Local Food Fair

Details: Homecoming specials and features at participating restaurants
Participating Restaurants: Billy’s Bar & Grill, Federal Tavern, Mama’s Corner Restaurant
Feature special: ribs special


Sunday, June 29th


Homecoming Breakfast

Location: Holy Name Parish Hall
Time: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Cost: $10
Hosted by: Knights of Columbus

2nd Annual ATV/UTV Charity Poker Rally

Registration: 10:00 a.m.
Time: 11:00
Start location: Kirkland Lake Volunteer Fire Brigade Cottage (Nettie Lake)
End location: Kirkland Lake Volunteer Fire Brigade Cottage (Nettie Lake)
Cost: $20 per hand
1st Prize: Double Passes to all Winter Carnival Pubs
2nd Prize: Single Pass to all Winter Carnival Pubs
Proceeds: First $500 to Kinsmen Radiothon for CF, remainder to local family affected by cancer
Registration Form: here
Email: wellsatvtraining@gmail.com
Telephone: 705-303-9579
Hosted by: Wells ATV & Snowmobile Academy

Kal Tire Free Kids Matinee
Location: Sir Harry Oakes Chateau (Museum of Northern History)
Time: 2 p.m.
Ages: all ages
Cost: FREE
Movie: TBD
Presented by: Kal Tire

Trinity United Church anniversary service

Details: 80th anniversary Celebration Service
Location: Trinity United Church
Time: 10 a.m.

CJKL Mixed Golf Tournament

Location: KLGC
Lunch: noon
Time: 1 p.m. shotgun start
Ages: 19+
Format: 18 holes alternate shot
Cost: $100 per team
Includes: lunch and dinner
Hosted by: CJKLfm

Eastlink Free Splash Park Games

Ages: 2+ years
Location: KL Splash Park
Time: 2 p.m.- 3 p.m.
Cost: FREE
Hosted by: KL Parks and Rec
Presented by: Eastlink


Monday, June 30th


Extreme Park Competition

Location: KL Skate Park (KL Complex)
Time: 9 a.m.
Cost: Free
Ages: 10&under; 11-14; open
Divisions: Skateboard, BMX & Scooter
Registration Form: here
Hosted by: KL Parks & Rec and Northern Sports
Presented by: Kirkland Lake Festivals Committee
Contact: 705-567-5215

Kal Tire Free Kids Matinee

Location: Sir Harry Oakes Chateau (Museum of Northern History)
Time: 2 p.m.
Ages: all ages
Cost: FREE
Movie: TBD
Presented by: Kal Tire

Lasalle’s Shakespeare in the Park

Event details: outdoor presentation of a Midsummer Night’s Dream
Location: Wright-Hargreaves Park
Time: 7 pm.
Ages: all ages
Cost: Donation to Save The Lasalle
Bring: Bring a blanket, lawn chairs and/or picnic
More info: www.savethelasalle.com
Hosted by: Save the Lasalle


Tuesday, July 1st


Free Canada Day Party presented by KL Gold

Details: Inflatables, live music, beer garden, fireworks
Location: Civic Service Stadium
Gates open: 11 a.m.
Time: noon to 6 p.m.
Cost: FREE
Ages: all ages, licensed area for 19+
Music: Mixtapes, Global Village, Fantasy, Dave Rogers Family Band, Dead Ringer, Young Stitch and the Sentral Soldiers, Rockslide, Richard Renaud and Awesome Possum
Presented by: KL Gold
Hosted by: Kirkland Lake Festivals Committee

KL Gold Fireworks

Location: Civic Service Stadium
Cost: Free
Time: Dusk
Presented by: KL Gold
Hosted by: Kirkland Lake Festivals Committee

Museum Canada Day Celebrations

Location: Sir Harry Oakes Chateau
9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.: Scavenger hunt (10 and under), face painting & temporary tattoos
11 a.m.- 12 p.m.: Hall of Fame Induction, cake, face painting & temporary tattoos,
Hall of Fame Induction: Salvatore Pittui

Save the Lasalle’s Shakespeare in the Park

Details: outdoor presentation of a Midsummer Night’s Dream
Location: Wright-Hargreaves Park
Time: 7 pm.
Ages: all ages
Cost: Donation to Save The Lasalle
Bring: Bring a blanket, lawn chairs and/or picnic
More info: www.savethelasalle.com
Hosted by: Save the Lasalle