Mimi O’Bonsawin performs in the Final Furrow Lounge at 2 p.m. and again on the Main Stage at 4 p.m. today at the 2019 International Plowing Match and Rural Expo in Verner.
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There’s an no shortage of things to see and do today on the third day of the 2019 International Plowing Match and Rural Expo in Verner.
Don’t miss the Canadian Cowgirls precision drill team at the RAM Rodeo Ring, beginning at 10:30 a.m. and again at 1 p.m. As the venue’s name suggests, rodeo action gets underway at noon and 2:30 p.m.
The BMO Plowing Competition gets underway at 9:30 and 11 a.m. with horse plowing at 10 a.m.
Live chainsaw wood-carving demonstrations from North Side Johnny’s will be going on throughout the day. They can be found in Tent 5A, at the intersection of Fifth Street and West Nipissing Avenue.
There’s lots of hands-on activities taking place throughout the day at the Hydro One Education Centre.
The West Coast Lumberjack Show, located in Tent 3A (near Service Road 3 and West Nipissing Avenue), will have performances at 10 a.m., as well as 1:30 and 3 p.m.
There’s live music happening on the Main Stage, Ontario Mutuals Stage and in the Final Furrow Lounge beginning at various times throughout the day, along with presentations in the Lifestyles Tent from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. La Vie en Couleur & Décor hosts a Fashion Show in the Lifestyles Tent at 1 p.m.
Among the Main Stage performers is Mimi O’Bonsawin, winner of the Best Pop Album award at the 2019 Indigenous Music Awards, at 4 p.m. She’s also in the Final Furrow Lounge at 2 p.m.
Tickets cost $20 each for adults at the gate; $5 for children (ages six to 15). Children age five and younger are admitted for free. There is no charge for parking, or shuttle rides to Tented City and the BMO Plowing Competition fields.
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