Friday, 10 August 2012

Richmond County A Travel Destination for Cultural and Outdoor Experiences

Hi folks:

Just and update on what is happening in the area to day and in the
days to come:

This evening August 10th: at Battery Park there will be a mini around
the Camp Fire Series with a gentlemen that does Rock Gosple music, the
music will take place at the tent area in the Park. If any of the
local entertainers would like to stop in at the tent and play along
that would be great. The event takes place at 6pm tonight.

Aug. 10, 2012- 2:00pm — 7:00pm : 2nd Annual Petit de Grat Shark Derby
- Weigh in - PDG wharf
$50/person (includes T-shirt)
 REGISTER: Call Daryl 226-9400 or 631-3662
 1st Place: $750
2nd Place: $500
 3rd Place: $300
 Draw Prize: Shark Fishing Rod & Reel

Aug. 11 - 12, 2012- 12:00pm — 12:00am : HAWG & HEN BBQ - 5TH ANNUAL -
St. George's Channel Hall
Serving pulled pork sandwich & BBQ Chicken
 Beer/wine served 12 pm-12 am
 Open mike 1 – 7 pm
 Pub - Live Irish Music 8 pm – 12 am

Aug. 11, 2012 : Grand River Days
Duckless Duck Race will be at 1 PM, ($2 Duck tickets available through
August 10th from any member of the GRVFD.)
Fish Box Races begin at 2 PM with a $2 entry fee.
Pork Chop Barbecue starts at 4 PM. Cost is $10 for adults, free hot
dogs for kids.
Even Split & Live Entertainment!  Sponsored by the Grand River Fire Department.

Aug. 12, 2012- 2:00pm — 4:00pm : 7th Annual Causeway Tea - The Little
Church Point Tupper
Hosted by the Point Tupper Heritage Association.
Aug. 12, 2012- 2:00pm — 4:00pm : Teddy Bear Picnic - Cleveland Church Museum.
Featuring Sunshine Sue, children's entertainer.  Songs, skits, games,
face-painting, BBQ.  Sponsor:  Basin River Inhabitants Historical
Society.  625-2697

August 15th:
Several of the Eskasoni Elders will be at Battery Provincial Park to do a presentation on the oldest Culture on Cape Breton Island and the Goat Island Experience at Eskasoni, as part of the Camp Fire Series. There will be native dancing and drumming. The Presentation starts at 6pm at the Battery Park Tent for more information call 902-535-3094. No admission charge.

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