The Dalkeith Winter Carnival kicks off on Friday, January 25 with a family skating at the rink, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. From 9 p.m. to 11 p.m., there will be four-on-four hockey. A pool tournament will take place at 9 p.m. and music and dancing with the “The Fridge Full of Empties” band will also start at 9 p.m..

On  Saturday, January 26, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., there will be broomball games played on the outdoor rink. Indoors, at 11 a.m., there will be Euchre games. Activities take place at the Dalkeith Recreation Association hall, located at 1865 Dalkeith Road right in Dalkeith.

At 2 p.m., a highlight of the carnival will take place: the  Carnival parade will make its way through Dalkeith. This year’s theme is: favourite cartoon characters.

The MacLeod Fiddlers will entertain indoors at 3 p.m. In the meantime, it will be time for family skating on the rink from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., followed by shinny hockey from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. From 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., there will be four-on-four hockey.

At 9 p.m., the Carnival Dance will take place, featuring, “AM/FM.”

On Sunday, January 27, “Cowguy” Brian will entertain with what is called an “amazing and engaging” family show, beginning at 2 p.m.

Outdoors, from 3 p.m. to to 5 p.m., there will be organized hockey.

From 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., a spaghetti supper will be served. The cost is $12 for adults, children ages six to 12 have a $6 admission price and there is no admission fee for children ages five and under.

The Jimmy D Trophy will be presented and at 7 p.m., the winner of the 50-50 draw will be selected.

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