Events for Richmond County for July 9th, 2014
Visitor Services- The St. Peter’s Visitor Information Centre located at 10259 Grenville Street, St. Peter’s across from the Natural Resource Office. Contact number 535-2185. Maps and information on Cape Breton Island and the mainland of Nova Scotia. Travel Guides available on N.S., N.B., PEI and Newfoundland.
Out door Experiences:
Kayak rentals and lessons are available at Kayak Cape Breton located at 5385 West Bay Hwy Roberta. Call 902-535-3060.
Twilight Stables located in Soldiers Cove- offering summer kids camps, riding lessons, trail rides, pony rides and birthday parties contact 1-902-631-0882.
The Old Dunrobin Farm located in Soldiers Cove is offering a summer full of fun for kids and adults alike. A family run farm focusing on good family fun. Specializing in Rocky Mountain horses a rare Gaited breed. Come out and enjoy a trail ride or a pony ride. The staff is World Host certified offering its guest quality service. For more information on hours and prices call 227-5467. - Soldiers Cove is offering a summer full of fun for kids and adults alike. A family run farm focusing on good family fun. Specializing in Rocky Mountain horses a rare Gaited breed. Come out and enjoy a trail ride or a pony ride. The staff is World Host certified offering its guest quality service. For more information on hours and events call 227-5467.
10:00am to 12:45pm- 12th Annual Summer Surf Program- Come out for a summer of enjoyment -join the Surf Clubs -Kid's Club, Wednesday to Sunday from 11:15am to 12:45pm for ages 6-12 years must be accompanied by a guardian, fee $75.00 includes lessons and equipment. Junior Surf Club ages 13-19 years, Wednesday to Sunday from 10am to 11:15am, fee $$75.00. Includes lessons and equipment, takes place at the Point Michaud Beach in Point Michaud.
2:00pm – 3:00pm - Tour the St. Peter's Canal - Once a day from Monday to Wednesday. Tour starts at 2pm, meet at the St. Peter's Canal for a 1 hour sail. FREE- No charge can take up to 4 people. Experience a ride through the canal locks and underneath the swing bridge. Take a short run about in the bay or inlet either under sail or by motor depending on conditions. To book your sail call Gordon Kerr at 902-631-3754.
5:30pm – 7:30pm - Wallace MacAskill Yacht Club - Wednesday Night Racing - The St. Peter's Marina for the Skippers Meeting.
6:30pm – 7:30pm - Historical tours of Battery Provincial Park in St. Peter`s are conducted with local raconteur, Clair Rankin, Monday to Thursday from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. Come out and discover some of the rich history of St. Peter`s and St. Peter`s Bay. Tours begin at the Jerome Point Lighthouse in Battery Provincial Park in St. Peter’s. Cost: $20.00 per person. Contact Gordon Kerr at 631-3754 for details and bookings.
MacIsaac Kiltmakers renowned all over the world for their kilt making located on Grenville Street, St. Peter’s. Contact number 902-535-4000. Customed Made Sales and Rentals available.
9am to 5pm - Lynn’s Flowers and Gift on Grenville Street, St. Peter’s where you will find a wide variety of beautiful gift items.
9:00am - 5pm - Mac's Celtic Gift Shop at 10042 Grenville Street, St. Peter's, B0E- 3B0- Open 7 days a week.
9:00am – 5:00pm - Denys Trading Post - Locally Made Treasures- at the Nicolas Denys Museum at 46 Denys Street, St. Peter's.
9:00am – 5:00pm - Glad Tidings the Christmas Shoppe 9711 Grenville St. Hwy. #4 St. Peter's B0E-3B0 - open Bus Tours Welcome!
9:00am – 5:00pm - It's Only Natural General Nutrition Health Food Store at 10042 Grenville Street, St. Peter's. B0E-3B0.
9:00am – 6:00pm - Bras d'Or Outdoor- /Don't let the summer slip away stop in at the shop and check out the great selection of outdoor sports equipment from docks to fishing and hunting needs. Open 6 days a week, Monday thru Saturday, for your convenience. Located at 10042 Grenville Street, St. Peter's.
12:00pm – 8:00pm - Forget-Me-Not Gift Shop, 4155 West Bay Hwy, open daily 12 noon to 8 PM. Closed on Monday. - 4155 West Bay Hwy.
Museums in Richmond County:
11:00am – 6pm - St. Peter's Wild Life Museum open for the season. Hours: Monday thru Thursday 11am to 6pm and Friday and Saturday open 12pm to 6pm, Sunday closed. Admission Adults $2.00 and Children $1.00 Located on Toulouse Street, St. Peter's. - Toulouse Street, St. Peter's.
9am – 5pm - Nicolas Denys Museum on Denys Street in St. Peter’s. Admission by donation only. Learn about Saint Pierre the French Settlement of 1650 and the history of our National Historic Site the St. Peter’s Canal which is the Oldest Working Tidal Lock in North America.
9:30am to 5:30pm - The Wallace MacAskill House Museum – Learn about Wallace R. MacAskill the world famous Marine Photographer whose picture of the Blue Nose is on our Dime. See old cameras and Photographs. The Museum is also a Heritage House so you would see what our homes were like at the turn of the Century. Admission is by donation only.
1:00pm – 3:00pm - Kids Day at the Museum will take place Ages 5 to 10 years, come and enjoy games, crafts, hands on activities and good old fashioned fun! Cost $5.00 per child or $10.00 per family. Sponsored by the Isle Madame Historical Society & Boudreau Fuels. – This event will take place at LeNoir Landing Museum in Arichat.
Entertainment in Richmond County:
6:00pm – 7:30pm Free Outdoor Concert by the Sea takes place every second Wednesday at St. Peter's Marina in St. Peter's. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy this outdoor entertainment.
6:00pm – 8:00pm - Music at the Bras d'Or Lakes Inn at 10095 Grenville Street, St. Peter's with entertainment by Echo.
6:00pm – 10:00pm - Wing Night with Local Entertainment at the Seal Cove Restaurant & Lounge in Louisdale.
Festival of the Strait in Port Hawkesbury:
6:30pm – 8:00pm - Princess Pageant at the Shannon Studio at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre. Register on line or pick up a form at the Fleur de Lis Restaurant.
7:00pm – 8:00pm Time Capsule Opening at the Civic Centre in Port Hawkesbury. View items from 1989 and have a blast from the past from Senior Elementary School!
Dusk-Parade of Sails at Dusk at the Waterfront in Port Hawkesbury. Hosted by Strait of Canso Yacht Club for their 50th Anniversary Celebrations. Cash Bar and BBQ at the Yacht Club.-go to email@example.com to register.