Many fans and family members enjoyed the afternoon’s festivities that day!

On the Saturday of the Canada Day weekend, the Band celebrated its 80th anniversary with a Community BBQ.

There was lots going on including an afternoon of Scout House entertainment.

The date was Saturday June 30, 2018 from noon to 6 pm; held at the Sunbridge Hotel & Conference Centre on Holiday Inn DriveIn Cambridge.

Some of the afternoon events included: Performances by Scout House member groups – Heritage Drill Team, Cadets, Silver Leaves Brass Ensemble and the Scout House Band. A video of the Magic Winter Guard championship performance was also shown. Additionally there were presentations of awards to the Kids’ colouring contest winners, to the 2018 Wilf Blum youth music scholarship recipient / family. Some helpful Scout House folk arranged displays of vintage Scout House memorabilia, photos, awards, programs, and a highlights video showing (thanks for pitching in).

There was a Silent Auction: for a 1949 vintage Scout House drum and carrying case and also a euphonium, horn and case.

The barbecue meal prepared by the hotel included – hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken breasts, salads fresh deli buns and condiments, ice tea, lemonade, assorted dessert squares, watermelon wedges.

Scout House souvenirs were available for purchase: T shirts, 80th year lapel pins, history books, etc.