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If you live here you know, if you're coming out this weekend for Canada Day here's a few things to keep in mind;
-Great news is the weather seems to know exactly what's happening this weekend and is planning accordingly, here's the long weekend weather forecast as of Thursday morning;
-The Tuff City Skate Park hosts a skate competition on Canada Day, call the District of Tofino at 250 725 3229 ext.23 for more info or show up early with $10 and a helmet to register.
-Both village greens (Tofino and Ucluelet) will be hopping with music, and other entertainment for all ages on Sunday afternoon, Tofino has a beverage garden from 4-8pm and fireworks starting at 10 in the harbour.
-For Canada Day Long Beach Radio will be running nearly 100% Canadian music all day so do your patriotic duty and tune in
-July 1st marks both Canada Day and the start of the Pacific Rim Summer Festival. Here's the shedule of events running through the first 2 weeks of July
-There's fun stuff all weekend long, Jack's in Tofino's Marina West Motel has local band Prester John's Gone and Dirt Country on Friday Night.... Here's some audio from a visit with them Friday morning!!
Also playing Friday night at a place in Tofino known as Humanity and also visiting us this Friday morning was The Crooked Brothers who joined us for The Friday Funky Food Hour. Here's the whole show if you're interested... follow that is a short video of one of the tunes they played.
Friday Funky Food Hour on Long Beach Radio - June 29, 2012 with guests The Crooked Brothers by Longbeachradio on Mixcloud
Friday night at Ucluelet's Black Rock Resort you can catch Mark Crissinger, he'll also be playing Jack's in Tofino on Saturday and Sunday... Mark's been in the studio a bunch of times, here's a particularly memorable visit
Saturday, a local author Adrienne Mason has presentation going on at The Wickaninnish Inn's Salal Room regarding hern new book Long Beach Wild. Here's an interview about the book and a similar presentation a couple months back;
Saturday night you can also catch DJ action with Matt The Alien and guests at The Tofino Legion
Finally, have fun this weekend, party safe and don't drink and drive.
Thanks for listening to Long Beach Radio. -Geoff