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Celebrate Riverfest 2010 at the Kam River Heritage Park

September 3, 2010 – City of Thunder Bay Recreation & Culture Division staff announced today the details of Riverfest, scheduled for the afternoon of Saturday, Sept. 11 at Kam River Heritage Park. The event begins at 12 pm with entertainment and activities for the entire family.

“This year, Riverfest will really focus on the history and beauty of the Kam River Heritage Park,” said Melissa Wnuk, Festival & Events Coordinator. “We are also very excited to be hosting our 2nd Annual Kam River Reel In Derby”.

The Kam River boardwalk will play host to a variety of local musical talent including Dave Campbell, Tracy K, Suitcase Stanley, Wayne Faulconer, and Shaken Not Stirred. Music runs from 12 pm - 5 pm.
The Reel In Derby is supported by the Ministry of Natural Resources, and the Ontario Federation of Anglers & Hunters. Fishing rods and lures will be available for participants. Bait will be provided by Sleeping Giant Taxidermy and Wiggley Baits.  All children 13 and under are welcome to participate for their chance to win prizes for the longest fish, and the most fish caught. Trophies will be provided by Kim’s Engraving. 

For more information, call (807) 684-2674, or visit

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Contact: Melissa Wnuk, Festival & Events Coordinator, 684-2674 or