Ladies’ Night Out Open House in Downtown Carleton Place

Thursday, November 17th 1 – 8 pm in Downtown Carleton Place Christmas is quickly approaching and the merchants of Downtown Carleton Place want to help you get your shopping underway! If you’re looking for that perfect gift for your special someone or maybe even something for yourself, here is your chance! Bring your friends out for the “Ladies Night Out Open House” and start your shopping with retail savings to be found throughout the downtown. You’ll also find prizes, delicious food, and fun activities and fashion tutorials as well as experience the downtown Christmas lighting. Shop: Discover specials and in-store draws
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Trick or Treat in Downtown Carleton Place

Downtown Carleton Place presents a NEW Trick or Treat Event. Saturday, October 29, 1 pm to 3 pm Kids Wear your Costumes! Trick or Treating at Participating Businesses Wagon Rides Haunted Alley Other Surprises Downtown Trick or Treat Map (Click to download PDF) NOTE: The streets are still open to traffic and to please obey the rules of the road and only cross at safe intersections. Also, please drop down to single-file to allow others to pass on the sidewalks.  Participating Businesses: Real Wool Shop – 142 A Franktown CCWG Livestock Supplies – 142 B Franktown Total Rhythm Dance Studio
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Downtown Carleton Place BIA Pokémon Go Lure Party

Calling all trainers! Join the Carleton Place BIA on Saturday, August 6th as all FIFTEEN Pokéstops in the downtown area will be turned into lures from 11 am to 3 pm. If battling it out is more your style, there are also three gyms in the area. The Owl Café and Meeting Place at 135 Bridge Street will have charging stations for your phones. Come in and recharge your batteries while charging your phones. Just remember, this lure party is BYOC- Bring Your Own Chargers. Be sure to stop by the Carleton Place library as well, where the Civitan Club
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Frequently Asked Questions about the BIA Bridge Street Bazaar

BIA Bridge Street Bazaar July 30, 2016 To make your day run smoother please take a moment to read through this flyer for all the information you will need to make your day at the Bazaar wonderful. Where is the BIA Bridge Street Bazaar site? This event is located on Bridge Street from Mill Street to Lake Avenue in Carleton Place. If you are look for a GPS location it is 136 Bridge Street in Carleton Place. Who will participate in this event? Kiosks and participants in this event include artist, crafters, small business, food vendors, farmers, community groups, floral
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2016 Annual General Meeting

The Board of Management of the Carleton Place Business Improvement Area Invites all BIA property owners and business owners to join them for the 2016 Annual General Meeting Wednesday January 20, 2016 The New Queens – 142 Bridge St. Registration & Networking 6:00 pm, Buffet Dinner 6:30pm Meeting & Speakers to follow dinner $10 for BIA Members $25 for Non-Members RSVP to 257-8049 or cmcormond@carletonplace.ca by Friday January 15th at noon.
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Downtown Carleton Place Christmas Open House

Bring your family and friends to enjoy a day of Christmas spirit in Downtown Carleton Place. Don’t forget to bring your cameras. Meet Santa and Mrs. Claus at the Moore house from 1 – 3 pm. The Girl Guides will be out giving Free Hot Chocolate. Explore your Historic town hall dressed for the Christmas Season. 10 am – 2 pm. Carleton Place Juggling Club will be performing from 11 am – 2 pm. Zip-E the Elf show at Carembeck Community Centre 1:00  Cost $4.00 Civitan Club’s Annual Santa’s Workshop at the Carembeck Community Centre 10 am – 2 pm
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Shop the Neighbourhood!

The Carleton Place BIA is very excited to be participating in Shop The Neighbourhood this November. It’s a free initiative by the Yellow Pages which encourages support for small businesses and neighbourhoods by promoting local purchases on event day. On event day, November 28th, businesses are encouraged to have a special deal to draw in customers. The Carleton Place BIA will be launching a “Shop the Neighbourhood – Downtown Carleton Place” campaign in November, from the 1st to the 28th. During the month of November, the BIA will promote all downtown events as part of the Shop the Neighbourhood campaign.
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A Whoville Christmas – 2015 Santa Claus Parade

Downtown Carleton Place will filled with the sights and sounds of Whoville at this years BIA Santa Claus parade.  “A Whoville Christmas” Downtown Carleton Place is where the Grinch will find Christmas!  The festive spirit will be making its way in and around and about the town.   No, you are not mistaken, the Grinch who Stole Christmas and all that he has taken, will be downtown for this holiday celebration. The excitement is building and for a very good reason, as Santa will soon be here to celebrate the season. I think the most likely reason of all may be
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9th Annual BIA Maskeraid Halloween Parade

Saturday October 24, 2015 Witches, zombies, ghosts and vampires are all invited to attend the spook-tacular 9th Annual Maskeraid Halloween Parade by the Carleton Place BIA. The 9th Annual Maskeraid Parade in Carleton Place is going to be a spook-tacular night downtown. Dozens of captivatingly spooky floats and costumed participants will be marching down Bridge Street on Saturday, October 24, 2015. Beginning at 7pm, the parade will kick off at Heritage Mall on Lansdowne Avenue and travel down Bridge Street, ending at Mill Street by the Town Hall. The Maskeraid Parade is in support of the Lanark County Food Bank,
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Celebrate the Pan Am Games Torch Relay going through Carleton Place

Bridge Street Store-Front Decorating Contest Attention Bridge Street Businesses/Organizations: For those of you who may not yet know, Carleton Place was chosen as one of the 130 communities that the Pan Am Games Torch Relay will be travelling through on its way from Mexico to Toronto this summer. On Thursday, July 2nd the Pan Am Games Torch Run will be travelling through Carleton Place at approximately 11:00 a.m. This is an incredible opportunity for Carleton Place and we want to spread the word to get our residents excited about this potentially once in a lifetime event. We are encouraging businesses
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