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Golden Rescue Annual Picnic

Saturday September 19, 2020

Event Location: Viamede Resort, Stoney Lake

Celebrating 30 Years!

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19th: 10 a.m. ~ 4 p.m.

Plans are underway for another action-packed day of fun, frivolity, games, food, festivities and prizes at the majestic Viamede Resort ~ nature’s paradise in the Kawarthas. All we need is YOU!


Tentative Itinerary

  • 8:00 a.m. ~ Registration opens
  • 10:00 a.m. ~ Official opening of picnic
  • 10:00 a.m. ~ Golden Rescue Picnic scavenger hunt begins
  • 10:00 a.m. ~ Games
  • 10:00 a.m. ~ Silent auction and General Store opens
  • 10:00 a.m. ~ Hike with Ben & Toby #2000
  • 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. ~ Ask the Trainer – Peter Brown from Alpha Paws
  • 11:30 a.m. ~ Golden Ambassadors speak/bark
  • 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. ~ Lunch
  • 12:00 p.m. ~ Opening Ceremonies – Golden Rescue’s Talent Show
  • 1:00 p.m. ~ Live auction begins
  • 1:00 p.m. ~ Leave it or Steal it Challenge
  • 2:00 p.m. ~ Games
  • 2:00 p.m. ~ Hike with Ben & Toby #2000
  • 2:30 p.m. ~ Rainbow Bridge Memorial
  • 3:00 p.m. ~ Best Dressed contest
  • 3:30 p.m. ~ Silent auction and 50/50 closes – winners announced
  • 4:00 p.m. ~ Picnic closes 🙁

$ 15 per person or $30 per family

Things to Remember:

  • bring your lawn chairs
  • please poop ‘n scoop (baggies & waste containers available)
  • Goldens/dogs need to be accompanied at all times
  • we accept cash, debit & credit cards for the auction, raffle, 50-50, and general store
  • accommodations available ~ for reservations at Viamede, contact reservations or call 1.800.461.1946
  • bring reusable water bottles ~ water coolers will be provided for refilling your bottles
  • ‘coin pails’ will be at the registration desk ~ please bring any change you have on hand (or paw) to help our precious Goldens. Every bit helps ~ thank you!

We would love to know that you are attending

RSVP by emailing picnic@goldenrescue.ca (and let us know who’s coming…two and four-legged).


Get ready to PAW-DEE at the picnic! See you there!

Stoney Lake in the Kawarthas (near Peterborough)
For reservations at Viamede email info@viamede.com or call 1.800.461.1946

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