In honour of the late Dwight Jones, the Town of Amherst will proclaim Wednesday August 9th Dwight Jones Day. Events across the community August 9th include the Junior Golf Invitational at the Amherst Golf Club, Music in Victoria Square, First Baptist Church BBQ, and official dedication of the Dwight Jones Field at the Robb Complex followed by a fireworks show over the marsh at dusk. 



Community Events – August 9th, 2017 (Draft)

Dwight Jones Junior Golf Invitational
(Amherst Golf Club)

  • Arrival – 11:30am
  • Dwight Jones Day Proclamation-12:00pm
  • Shot Gun Start – 12:30pm
  • Gold Award Presentations – 5:30pm

First Baptist BBQ 11:30am – 1:30pm

Music in Victoria Square 12pm – 1:00pm

Free Swim at the YMCA 5:30pm – 7:00pm

Activities at the Robb Complex 6:30pm – 8:00pm

  • Games for Youth
  • Basketball
  • Baseball

Dwight Jones Field Dedication Ceremony – 8:15pm

Fireworks at the Marsh - Dusk