The Bay Roberts Cultural Foundation, incorporated in 2009, has been established to peserve and sustain the traditions and practices of outport life for present and future generations.
The Bay Roberts Cultural Foundation 50/50 ticket draw took place at the Visitor Centre. The lucky winner of $825 was Benjamin Bowering.
Sandra Roach presenting $825 to winner of 50/50 draw Benjamin Bowering
Great audiences for both our Christmas Events.
"Annual Grand Old Christmas Time" with Dennis Flynn as MC at the Bay Roberts Lion's Club.
Grand Old Chritmas Time - 2017
"Finding Christmas" at the Red Shed on the Shoreline Heritage Walking Trail. December 11th
Finding Christmas- 2017
Thank you to Canadian Heritage for a grant of $9300.00 for our Holdin’ Ground Festival - 2017. The funding helped to develop and to produce many community events during the four weeks of the festival.
Thank you to all who participated in our summer events. The weekly walking tours - Heart of Heriage, Cellars and Songs, and Toutons and Tunes went very well. "How's About a Time?", The Haunting on Coley's Point, An Evening with the Gosse Family at the Bay Roberts Royal Canadian Legion, and The Bay Bazaar at the Bay Arena were all very well attended and received many positive comments.
Culture Days 2017 - September 29, 30 and October 1
Sunday, October 1 - Mussels and Music at Mack's Beach Traditional Music by Paul Drover of Team Norman. Mussels and fresh toutons sponsored by Team Norman, EXIT Realty Oceans Edge, Mussels donated by Atlantic Grocery Distributors (AGD), Prizes - Carolyn Drover of LeGrow's Travel in Bay Roberts. Paul Drover providing entertainment (Video) >>
Culture Days Mussel Boil Photos: Dennis Flynn.
Friday September 29, Saturday September 30, and Sunday, October 1 - Geocaching for Cultural Heritage. Prizes sponsored by Bartlett's Irving Bay Roberts. Caches placed by Dennis Flynn Prizes won by Darlene E. Butler and Steve Lane, Jordan and Sydney Bungay, and Dianne Lane and Marie McCabe.
Geocaching for Cultural Heritage
Tuesday, November 14 Presentation of Luggage Set (donated by LeGrow's Travel Bay Roberts) plus a $5000 Travel Voucher from the Cultural Foundation ($500 of which was donated by LeGrow's Travel) to winner of Draw - Ross Petten of Port de Grave.
(l-r)Edmund J Dawson-BRCF, Carole Sparkes-BRCF, Marilyn Dawe-BRCF, Tammy Gifford-LeGrow's Travel, Clarence Mercer-Chair-BRCF, Ross Petten of Port de Grave-Prize Winner, Sandra Roach-BRCF, and Lori Pike-LeGrow's Travel.
Travel will be arranged by LeGrow’s, Bay Roberts. Draw for winner in October.