COLBORNE — Despite the rain and a 2.5-hour power outage just before we served up the steaks and homemade hamburgers at our annual Labour Day Weekend Steak and Burger Barbecue, there was a great turn-out.

Many thanks to the folks who came our way, taking a break from the four-day Apple Country Country Jamboree. You were wonderful visitors and now friends!

It was our third-highest attendance record to date — 183 tickets sold. The baked beans held out to the end, as did the fresh corn. We nearly ran out of tomatoes (three varieties: sliced, diced and then cherry tomoatoes). Marilyn Babcock , aka “Cooky”, had lots of compliments on the homemade apple crisp. Many enjoyed the ice cream “extra”, too.

John Kripp won the 50-50 draw.

Thanks to Bob and Lesley Owen, too, for the photos. Be sure to visit their website — — to get the community news.[flagallery gid=5 name=”Gallery”]