The Bay Roberts Cultural Foundation, incorporated in 2009 as a not-for-profit, registered charitable organization, has been established to peserve and sustain the traditions and practices of outport life for present and future generations.
We look forward to continuing all our community activities over the coming year. Thank you to Canadian Heritage for a grant of $9300.00 for our Holdin’ Ground Festival - 2017. The funding will help to develop and to produce many community events.
Summer Events with the Cultural Foundation Holdin' Gound Festival - July 12 to August 7
SUF Lodge Dawe #82 - OPEN Tuesday to Friday - 10:00am to 4:30pm (Patterson Street, accross from the Bay Roberts Fire Hall)
July 12 Holdin’ Ground Festival – Opening 2pm at SUF Dawe Lodge #82 Every Friday. Heart of Heritage Walking Tour. 2pm Starting from the Cable Building Parking Lot and continuing to SUF Dawe Lodge #82 Every Saturday. Cellars and Songs Walking Tour. 2pm Starting at the French’s Cove Entrance to the Shoreline Heritage Walking Trail and ending at the resettled community of French’s Cove with a Picnic Lunch overlooking Bay Roberts Harbour and Fergus Island. Every Sunday Toutons and Tunes Walking Tour. 2pm. Starting at Crane’s Hill Entrance to the Shoreline Heritage Walking Trail and ending with Toutons and Tunes at Ted Fisherman’s Shed July 20 Picnic French’s Park on Coley’s Point. 2:30pm (Music and Lunch) Bay Roberts Klondyke Days July 26th to August 7th August 10 The Haunting Guided Walk Dashing Schomberg Lodge Coley’s Point, Starting at dusk Madrock Theatre “How’s About a Time?” July 27, Aug1, 8, 15, 22 Starting at 8pm at the SUF Dawe Lodge #82, Patterson Street Call for advanced Tickets 683-1195 August 19 Bay Bazaar from 10am – 3pm at the Bay Arena September 29, 30 and October 1 Culture Days September 29, 30 - Geocaching
October 1 - Mussel Boil at Mack’s Beach
Saturday, August 19th - The Bay Bazaar at the Bay Arena.
$5000.00 Travel Voucher + Luggage Set - $5000 may be used all at once or in parts.
Travel will be arranged by LeGrow’s, Bay Roberts.