- Announcing Shiverfest, Friday January 27- Sunday January 29, 2017
Manotick’s 2017 Winter Carnival will build on the huge success of last year’s event. It will kick off on Friday night with a skating exhibition, magic show, family skate and bonfire with live music, hot chocolate and Timbits. Saturday morning will feature the Kiwanis pancake breakfast and a children’s fun time, with sleigh rides and fire truck tours. The chili cook-off on Saturday afternoon is always a popular event, where you get to be the judge of both the professional and amateur entries!
Two events that had successful débuts in 2016 will be repeated in 2017: bingo, put on by ROSSS, and curling demonstrations at the Manotick Curling Centre. A new event for 2017 is a dance on Saturday night to help fund the arena expansion. As a result of adding that, the trivia contest at the Mill Tavern is moving back to its original time of 4-7 p.m. on Sunday.