Work up an appetite for the return of Brock’s Big Bite

Those planning to attend should start working up an appetite for the return of Brock’s Big Bite.

The ninth annual festival of food and friends is set for next Saturday (Aug. 10) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Beaverton.

Lunch, prepared by volunteers and chefs from The Nourish and Develop Foundation will feature fresh local food, will be served between noon and 2 p.m.

The event also features live music and entertainment, including a performance by local magician and illusionist Kyle Livingston from noon to 1 p.m.

Other acts lined up for the day include DJ Jim Prince (11 a.m. and 3 p.m.), Bill Dickinson (11:30 a.m.), line dancers (12:20 p.m.), MT Pockets (1 p.m.), Beaverton Town Hall Players (1:50 p.m.), and the Wolfgang Brothers (2:20 p.m.).

Family attractions include face-painting, a petting zoo, a performance from Scott Gardner and Walter the Guitar, stuffy storytime as well as a range of activities presented by staff of the Brock Township Public Library.

While there is no charge to take part, meal tickets cost $15 for adults and $7.50 for children aged six to 12. There is no charge for kids aged five and younger.

They can be purchased at Maxine’s in Beaverton, The Thrift Hub in Cannington or Country Loonies in Sunderland.

Tickets can also be purchased online through EVENTBRITE.

If you’re looking for something to tide you over until Saturday, the ‘Little Bite’ event runs on Friday (Aug. 9) from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Beaverton library and Alexander Muir Park.

The free event features a range of family activities, as well as a screening of the live-action Aladdin movie.

Those planning to attend are asked to bring along a blanket and/or lawn chairs, as well as bug spray and refreshments.

For more information on Brock’s Big Bite, click HERE.

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