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12 October 2011

This year's event will take place in Naas Canal Harbour from Friday October 28th to Monday October 31st, Hallowe'en.

All are welcome with or without boats. Don’t forget your Fancy Dress!

The Kildare Branch of the IWAI look forward to seeing everyone.

Friday Oct 28th

Arrival of boats in Naas Harbour and at 19:00 Official Launch of Rally with reception

Saturday Oct 29th

10:00 Trip to farmers Market in Naas

12:00 - 14:00 Registration in Canal Stores. Welcome with soup and home baked brown bread

19:00 Coordinated switch on of Boat Lights signalled by Siren

19:00 BBQ in the Canal Stores /Fancy Dress

19:00 - 22:00 Best Lit Boat Competition

Saturday & Sunday all day activities

Best Dressed Boat Competition

Fishing Competition along canal

Smoothie making Demonstration

Various children’s activities including Pumpkin Carving, Face Painting, Boat Building, Decorate a Cookie competition (then eat them), Art/Craft Competition. Register on Sat at 12:00 in Canal Stores for all events.

Sunday Oct 30th

11:00 – 17:00 Canal Boat Festival – Boats will be on display externally

11:00 Walk & Talk with the Naas Historical Society on Corbally Canal

9:00 Work Party / Small Boat Rally up the Corbally Line

19:00 Entertainment in the Townhouse – Main Raffle results

Judging & Prize Giving

Followed by finger food and music

Monday Oct 31st

Leave at your own pace

Please contact an IWAI Kildare Branch committee member to arrange help with the locks.

Last Updated ( 26 October 2011 )
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