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Sunday @ the Booth

Another wonderful day at the International Festival. Lots of Canadians dropped by the Booth and found out about CNNC. We hope to see you at our events, new friends!  Many other visitors wanted to ‘spend winter in Canada’ and get their photo taken in front of our mural. Enjoy the few pics below.

Thank you to all our volunteers who worked the booth today. Send us photos if you have any!

The Booth is ready!

Take a look at the few pics of the booth setup today. Thanks to Gary, Denise and Caroline (and a few passers-by) for getting everything ready. We even had a couple of visitors drop by to “spend winter in Canada” in front of our super mural!  (We think that’s going to be popular!)

Come see us this weekend!

Come see us at the Canada Booth!

Canada will be represented again this year at the Raleigh International Festival on Oct 26-28.  We invite you to drop by the Canada Cultural Booth to see how we’ve interpreted this year’s theme, Celebrations Around the World.  (You might want to wear a tuque or mukluks!)  We have a wonderful team of Canadian volunteers ready to welcome you on all three days of the festival.

There will be dancing, music, culture, food and much more! Join us on Friday, Oct. 26 (10:30am – 10pm), Saturday, Oct. 27 (10am – 10pm) and Sunday, Oct. 28 (11am – 7pm). Visit the Raleigh International Festival website to purchase tickets or view the schedules

The Canada Cultural Booth is organized by Canadian Network of North Carolina in partnership with the Consulate General of Canada in Atlanta and the generous support of RBC Bank.

Canada Booth: a few shifts left!

There are only four volunteer opportunities left at the Canada Booth during the Raleigh International Festival on October 26-28. Canadians of The Triangle who are interested in hosting the booth at one of these times should use our Eventbrite page to register and find more information.

Friday 4-6 pm, Shifts A and B
Saturday 8-10 pm, Shift A
Sunday, 12-2 pm Shift A

We’re looking forward to hosting the booth with you. If you have question, don’t hesitate to contact us at canadabooth.cnnc (a) gmail.com.

Seeking Canada Booth volunteers!

Interested in the Raleigh International Festival and volunteering the Canada Booth?  We are looking for Canadians to take shifts hosting the Canada Booth during the three days of the festival on October 26-28 . Each volunteer will be given a pass that grants them free access to everything the festival has to offer before or after their shift on the day they are volunteering.

You will find details and instructions on how to register for a shift HERE.

If you have questions, send us an email via the CONTACT US page!

 

Holiday Brunch on Dec 3!

Celebrate the start of the holiday season with fellow Canadians at the Canadian Network Holiday Brunch.

Humble Pie is hosting us for a special seating at 1pm and will keep the bar open for us until 3pm. For this special event, all food orders must be placed by 1:30pm. (See the menu below.)

This is a pay your own tab event.

So that we have a head count, we kindly ask that you register using our Eventbrite page: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/holiday-brunch-registration-40747884018

WHEN: December 3
TIME: 1-3 pm
WHERE: Humble Pie, 317 South Harrington St., Raleigh

MENU
Shrimp + Grits  12
broth of the gods, bacon, chives
Buttermilk Fried Chicken Sandwich  10
lettuce, mayo, chipotle honey, Martin’s potato roll
Breakfast Burrito  11
scrambled eggs, Cheshire bacon, cheddar cheese, tomatillo avocado salsa, sour cream
Cornmealius Pancakes  9
blueberry sauce, whipped cream, syrup
Huevos Rancheros  12
refried beans, chorizo, cheese, sour cream, tortilla chips
Cobelt Sandwich  10
cheese, Cheshire bacon, fried egg, lettuce, tomato, onion, Texas toast, mayo

 

Booth 2017: Day 3

Another wonderful day at the Canada Booth and the last of this year’s International Festival. The combination of the colourful superheroes and the contemplative black and white didactics about the real, human heroes was a success. We got great compliments about the booth all weekend: eye-catching, educational, fun, well-designed with easy to read panels, and–most important–hosted by knowledgeable and friendly volunteers.

Here are a few photos of today’s action at the Booth.

Thank you to our superb volunteers who hosted today: Carol, Caroline, Helen, Frank, Ethan, Paul, and Gary.