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The Event Schedule

This summer during Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta, Nova Scotia's host ports will be alive with events and activities for families, foodies, music and theatre fans, history buffs, parade lovers and those who just love to experience something new. Search our event calendar by port or date to start planning your summer adventure now.

August

04August 2017

St. Peter's

Nicholas Denys Days

Friday, 04 August 2017, 10:00AM

Village

For a complete listing of Nicolas Denys Days please click here.

St. Peter's

All Aboard the Tall Ships!

Friday, 04 August 2017, 12:00PM–05:00PM

Waterfront

The decks of The Mist of Avalon, St. Lawrence II, and When and If will be open from August 4 – 6! East Coast Credit Union Comfort Station available.
Cost: No Admission

St. Peter's

Traditional First Nations Welcome

Friday, 04 August 2017, 03:00PM

St. Peter's Canal

Traditional First Nations Welcome – Lighting of the First Sacred Fire

St. Peter's

Village Welcome

Friday, 04 August 2017, 03:00PM

Under the Tents at the St. Peter's Canal

An official welcome for the Tall Ships to the Village of St. Peter’s featuring music, Mi’kmaq dancers, Celtic dancers, and a Mi’kmaq Drumming group!
Location: Under the Tents at the St. Peter’s Canal
Cost: No Admission

St. Peter's

Pirate Fun Run for Kids

Friday, 04 August 2017, 05:30PM

St. Peter's Marina Street to St. Peter's Canal

Pirate Fun Run for Kids

St. Peter's

Deck Reception Hosted by the Strait Area Chamber of Commerce

Friday, 04 August 2017, 05:30PM

St. Peter's Canal (On the Deck of the When & If)

All members and business-minded people welcome to join us for a reception on the deck of the “When and If”! Snacks and beverages provided.
Location: St. Peter’s Canal (On the Deck of the When & If)
Cost: No Admission (First Come, First Served)

St. Peter's

IWK Family Pirate Fun Run/Walk

Friday, 04 August 2017, 05:30PM

St. Peter's Firehall, ending at the Canal

Come dressed in your Pirate best and get some exercise walking/running. All money goes to the IWK so please come out and show your support!!! Contact Shanna for more info (535-2987)
Location: St. Peter’s Firehall, ending at the Canal
Cost: Donations welcome
Time: Registration @ 5:30-6:15 / Warm up @ 6:15 / Run or walk @ 6:30pm

St. Peter's

Sea Shanties – Live Music of the Working Seamen

Friday, 04 August 2017, 07:00PM

St. Peter's Canal

Sea Shanties – Live Music of the Working Seamen

St. Peter's

Epic Pirate Stories & Sea Shanties!

Friday, 04 August 2017, 07:00PM

Under the Tents at the St. Peter's Canal

Pirates are in town to tell the story of a heroic rescue, accompanied by sea shanty songs! Delicious tastes of the sea provided by Louie’s Cosy Corner!
Location: Under the Tents at the St. Peter’s Canal
Cost: No Admission
Time: Friday@ 7pm

St. Peter's

Spiritual Night

Friday, 04 August 2017, 09:00PM

St. Peter's Canal

Spiritual Night – Sacred Fires, Traditional Drummers and Dancers, Storytelling with the Elders

05August 2017

St. Peter's

Good Morning in the Village

Saturday, 05 August 2017, 08:00AM

St. Peter's Canal

Smudging Ceremony.
Location: St. Peter’s Canal
Cost: No Admission
Time: Saturday @ 8am

St. Peter's

Nicholas Denys Days

Saturday, 05 August 2017, 10:00AM

Village

For a complete listing of Nicolas Denys Days please click here.

St. Peter's

MacAskill Learning Photography Walk

Saturday, 05 August 2017, 11:00AM–01:00PM

MacAskill House Museum

Join Colin for a photography learning opportunity with the majestic tall ships! Walk starts at the Museum, loops down to the Canal, and back.
Location: MacAskill House Museum
Cost: Free (Museum Donations Welcome)
Time: 11am – 1pm

St. Peter's

Tall Ships Access

Saturday, 05 August 2017, 12:00PM–05:00PM

Waterfront

Free public access to visiting Tall Ships
Tickets or bracelets not required. Photo ID may be requested.

St. Peter's

All Aboard The Tall Ships!

Saturday, 05 August 2017, 12:00PM–05:00PM

St. Peter's Canal

The decks of The Mist of Avalon, St. Lawrence II, and When and If will be open from August 4 – 6. Visit the decks of the Tall Ships and have some fun at the kids activities (pirate eye patch making, knot tying, etc). East Coast Credit Union Comfort Station available.
Photo ID may be required to access the ships.
Cost: Free Admission

St. Peter's

Learning Mi'kmaq Dance

Saturday, 05 August 2017, 02:30PM–03:30PM

MacAskill House Museum

Join Mary Susan Lafford to learn a variety of traditional Mi’kmaq steps!
Location: MacAskill House Museum
Cost: Free
Time: 2:30pm – 3:30pm

St. Peter's

Festin Musicale de la Rochelle featuring The Privateers!

Saturday, 05 August 2017, 05:30PM–08:00PM

Under the Tens at the St. Peter's Canal

Enjoy a traditional meat pie meal and beverage prepared by Louie’s Cosy Corner! Pirates will be on hand, so come dressed in your 18th century best to enjoy a meal and entertainment under the tents at the historic St. Peter’s Canal. Music by The Privateers! Tickets available at Foodland or by calling Amanda at 902-631-0690. Space is limited so book your ticket today!
Location: Under the Tents at the St. Peter’s Canal
Cost: $30/person
Time: Saturday, 5:30pm-8pm

St. Peter's

Fireworks

Saturday, 05 August 2017, 09:00PM

St. Peter's Canal

Fireworks starting at dusk

St. Peter's

Tall Ships Fireworks!

Saturday, 05 August 2017, 10:00PM

St. Peter's Canal

Location: St. Peter’s Canal
Cost: No Admission
Time: Saturday @ Dusk

06August 2017

St. Peter's

Tall Ships 5KM Run

Sunday, 06 August 2017, 08:00AM

Kin-Excel

Hosted by Kin-Excel. Join us for a 5KM run to start your day on the right foot! Set your own speed to see scenic St. Peter’s and Battery Park, featuring Jerome Point Light. (Rain or Shine!)
Location: Kin-Excel
Cost: Free
Time: Sunday @ 8am

St. Peter's

Nicholas Denys Days

Sunday, 06 August 2017, 10:00AM

Village

For a complete listing of Nicolas Denys Days please click here.

St. Peter's

All Aboard the Tall Ships!

Sunday, 06 August 2017, 11:00AM–04:00PM

St. Peter's Canal

The decks of The Mist of Avalon, St. Lawrence II, and When and If will be open from August 4 – 6! Visit the decks of the Tall Ships and have some fun at the kids activities (pirate eye patch making, knot tying, etc). East Coast Credit Union Comfort Station available.
Photo ID may be required to access the ships.
Cost: Free Admission

St. Peter's

Hodge Podge Parish Potluck

Sunday, 06 August 2017, 11:30AM

St. Peter's Lions Hall

Hodge Podge Parish Potluck

St. Peter's

Tall Ships Trading Post!

Sunday, 06 August 2017, 12:00PM–05:00PM

Under the Tents at the St. Peter's Canal

Vendors from across Cape Breton Island will feature their unique artisan work at our 18th century trading post/village market. Open jam session hosted by Myles Davidson – all musicians welcome!
Cost: Free Admission

St. Peter's

Swim the Canal

Sunday, 06 August 2017, 02:00PM–05:00PM

On site registration by Battery Park Beach; at St. Peter's Canal

Hosted by The Village on the Canal Association and sponsored by the MacBouch Restaurant and Grill, our fourth annual “Swim the Canal” event revives a community tradition in a fun and safe way! This year, we swim with the Tall Ships! This event brings up to 150 people together through a fun and nostalgic community activity, reviving what was once a rite of passage, swimming from the Atlantic Ocean to the Inland Sea. Register by calling Ann Marie Kerr at (902) 535-3759, signing up at Marsha’s Custom Cuts (902) 535-3135, or online here.

Get more information on our Swim the Canal Facebook page.

Cost: $15 per person or $20 if paying on the day of the Swim. Register and pay before July 16 to reserve your t-shirt size.

St. Peter's

Tall Ships Salute!

Sunday, 06 August 2017, 06:00PM

St. Peter's Canal

See the Tall Ships off with a bagpiping and drumming salute! All boaters encouraged to participate in a flotilla escort out of the bay with the ships.
Cost: Free Admission

 

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