The Bay Roberts Cultural Foundation, incorporated in 2009 as a not-for-profit, registered charitable organization, has been established to preserve and sustain the traditions and practices of outport life for present and future generations.
Culture Days - September 31, October 1 and 2
Two completely FREE community events will be held for Culture Days.
Music and Mussels
Meet at Crane’s Hill Access to the Shoreline Heritage Walking Trail. Walk to Mack’s Beach near the Red Fisherman’s Shed. Join in the Traditional Music by Paul Drover. Enjoy mussels and fresh toutons. Wear comfortable footwear. (Bad Weather – Go Directly to the Fisherman’s Shed.) This event is sponsored by Exit Reality at Ocean’s Edge.
Geocaching for Cultural Heritage
Geocaches placed by the Cultural Foundation can be found at the following sites: French’s Park, Goosepond Pond, and Fergus Island. Information about the exact locations at geochaching.com Take a photo at the location of the cache and email the photo to email@example.com A draw will be made and prizes awarded from the photos received. Bartlett’s Irving in Bay Roberts will be awarding a $50 prize to each of the TWO photos they judge to be the best.
"Chase the Ace Fundraiser" - has started again on Monday nights at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #32 on Water Street in Bay Roberts. The Bay Roberts Cultural Foundation is working to build a badly needed Performing Arts Centre for the town. "Chase the Ace" is a major fundraiser for this project.
Events for Summer 2016 were a tremdous success.
The Holdin' Ground Festival - July 13 to August 1
The theme of this year's festival was "On her their lives depend - the role of Newfoundland Women in WWI. Photos from the Opening of the Holdin' Ground Festival 2016
(above)Margot Duley(r), well known author, historian, and authority on the role of women in WWI, including the Womens Patriotic Association with Enid Starr, granddaughter of L.T. Stick, number one of the first 500. (right) Members of the Bay Roberts Cultural Foundation in Period Costume for the opening.