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Gannet Festival

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The 2022 Gannet Festival will be held on Friday, August 26th and Saturday, August 27th and will feature a variety of great programs and entertainment. Register for events below! The Gannet Festival is sponsored in part by the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador as part of Come Home 2022.

Schedule – Friday, Aug. 26th

26Aug2022

Trails, Tales and a Mug-Up

Enjoy a storytelling hike to Lear's Cove with Local Storyteller, Tony Power.

From 10:00am until 12:00pm

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26Aug2022

Seascapes Introductory Painting Workshop with Rhonda Manning

Paint your own seascape during this workshop for teens and adults.

From 10:00am until 12:00pm

At Interpretation Centre - Discovery Room

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26Aug2022

Welcome Ceremony + A Taste of Home

A culinary experience focused on learning the sourcing and preparation of foods traditional to the area + a sampling of traditional foods.

From 12:00pm until 1:15pm

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26Aug2022

Kids on The Cape - Cape St. Mary’s, the Environment and Me!

A family friendly afternoon of creativity, exploring, music and fun with Stephanie Nash

From 2:00pm until 4:00pm

At Discovery Room & Reserve Grounds

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26Aug2022

Local Dine Around

Enjoy dinner at one of our two local restaurants Da Bird’s Eye located in St. Bride’s or visit The Loft in Branch both specializing in delicious Fish and Chips

From 4:00pm until 7:00pm

At Various locations

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26Aug2022

Capture the Beauty of Cape St. Mary's

A Guided Photography Hike around Cape St. Mary’s Ecological Reserve allowing participants to capture the beauty of the ecological reserve. This session will be lead by Cape St. Mary’s staff member and avid photographer Chris Mooney

From 4:30pm until 6:00pm

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Schedule – Saturday, Aug. 27th

27Aug2022

Serenity in Nature

Low-intensity self-reflection and hiking session where participants will be guided to seek and find serenity in nature

From 10:00am until 12:00pm

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27Aug2022

Soar! Introductory Painting Workshop with Rhonda Manning

Paint your own work of art featuring the Gannets of Cape St. Mary’s. Instruction provided. (Adult/Teen session)

From 10:00am until 12:00pm

At Interpretation Centre - Discovery Room

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27Aug2022

Trails, Tales and a Mug-Up

Enjoy a storytelling hike to Lear's Cove with storyteller, Katie Kehoe.

From 10:30am until 11:45pm

At Reserve Grounds

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27Aug2022

A Taste of Home

A culinary experience focused on learning the sourcing and preparation of foods traditional to the area + a sampling of traditional foods.

From 12:00pm until 1:15pm

At Interpretation Centre Foyer

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27Aug2022

Birds, Birds and More Birds! A Guided Hike to Bird Rock

A guided interpretive hike to the Cape St. Mary’s Bird Rock to view the Gannets and other sea birds in their natural habitat

From 1:30pm until 3:00pm

At Reserve Grounds

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27Aug2022

Kids on The Cape - Cape St. Mary’s, the Environment and Me!

A family friendly afternoon of creativity, exploring, music and fun with Stephanie Nash

From 2:00pm until 4:00pm

At Interpretation Centre & Reserve Grounds

Find out more

27Aug2022

Local Dine Around

Enjoy dinner at one of our two local restaurants Da Bird’s Eye located in St. Bride’s or visit The Loft in Branch both specializing in delicious Fish and Chips

From 4:00pm until 7:00pm

At Various locations

Find out more

27Aug2022

Rum Ragged at Cape St. Mary's

Rum Ragged, takes a bold approach to the distinct folk music of their home, the Eastern Canadian island of Newfoundland. With a reverence for their roots combined with a creative, contemporary edge, this young band have quickly become known as the finest performers of their great living musical tradition.

From 7:30pm until 9:00pm

At Interpretation Centre Foyer

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