Soupfest is back for another year, bigger and better

By Lindsay Advocate

Formerly Lindsay Soupfest, this annual event is now Kawartha Lakes Soupfest. It will be held February 22 from 11 am until 2 pm at the Lindsay Armoury.
Soupfest is expanding to include more participants from all over Kawartha Lakes. Organizers hope to have as many as 20 area restaurants and caterers offering up their best soups for guests to enjoy. As always, guests and celebrity judges will vote for their favourites and awards will be presented to the winning businesses.
Brand new for this year is the addition of Kawartha Kids Got Talent as the entertainment.  In an effort to showcase local youth performers event organizers are working with the Boys and Girls Club to find the best local youth musical talent that will entertain on stage during Soupfest.
Local youth (up to age 21) are invited to audition on January 14 from 3:30 pm at the Boys and Girls Club and 10 acts will be selected to perform at the event. Instruments and sound equipment can be provided.
For more information about this exciting new program contact Mike Kleinhuis at or 705-879-8581.
Kawartha Lakes Soupfest is an important fundraiser for Youth Unlimited. In Lindsay Youth Unlimited offers numerous programs including a breakfast program at the Adult and Alternative Education Centre, On-Target Archery, Outdoor Adventures and Mentoring.
Event sponsorships are welcomed and advertising space is available in the program booklet. For more information on how you can help support Soupfest contact Al Cavers at or 705-341-3978.
If your restaurant or catering business would like to participate in this years event, contact David Tomlinson at or 705-934-4300.
You can get more details and keep up on the lastest Soupfest news and list of participants by following Kawartha Lakes Soupfest on Facebook, @KSoupfest on Twitter or on their website at Learn more about Youth Unlimited at

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