Schedule

Schedule

2017 Festival Schedule

The 2017 schedule is announced! This year the festival will be the 24th – the 31st. As always you can expects events such as traditional Newfoundland music, fireworks, adult dances, a street dance, bonfire, a craft fair, games, a variety of fish meals, special church services, a children’s show and of course – the opening parade.

Monday July 24th

2:00pm – 4:00pm : OId Fashion Kitchen Party
Entertainment by Beggers Bush
George Hawkins Arena
Lunch Served – Admission $10.00 at the door
Come and have a skuff or two.
Maybe the mummers will drop in!
Sponsored by: Festival Committee

9:30pm : Music & Friends Lighting of the Festival Sign & Fireworks
Music by Local Entertainment
5 Young’s Lane – South Side, Twillingate
Toll gates will be place at each entrance of area for donations towards Friday night fireworks.
A big thank-you to Marie & Allan Young !
Sponsored by: Gary’s Irving Convenience Ltd.

Tuesday July 25th

2:00pm : Annual Seniors Day
Hospital Pond Site – Fun, Folk, Food & Music. Everyone welcome!
Hosted by Twillingate & NWI Lions Club & Hospital Pond Committee

9:00pm : The Annual Meet & Greet
George Hawkins Arena
Dancing, Finger Foods & Screech-in
Music by Big “D” Sounds
Screech-in to be performed before dance with complimentary wine and finger foods
at 9:00pm while supplies last. Dance to follow at 10:30pm.
Advanced tickets – $15.00 available at Twillingate Pharma Choice. Also at door if available.
19 years and older, ID must be shown at door.

Come meet old friends & new acquaintances! Enjoy a glass of wine compliments of Auk Island Winery.

Sponsored by: Atlantic Lottery Corporation & Auk Island Winery

Wednesday July 26th

1:30pm : Photo Hunt
37 years to celebrate, 37 pictures you will take around our town look & find,
then click your camera and be back on time!

Register at George Hawkins Arena
1:30pm hunt starts at 2:00pm
Four people per team, which includes driver. $5.00 preregistration fee per team. Cash prize for winning team! Digital cameras will be required. First team back with all the correct answers wins!

Sponsored By: Venture Credit Union

7:00pm : Gospel Concert
Twillingate Salvation Army –  Admission $5.00
Come and enjoy an evening of inspirational music by our very talented local artists.
Hosted by: Salvation Army Corp.

9:30pm : “Not so Righteous Brothers” Live At The Masonic Lodge
Nelson Jenkins, Everett Greenham, Robin Vatcher and Wayne Watts with guests: Ada Piercey-Jenkins,
Pat Watkins, Zak Chaulk & Jim Cooper.
Tickets $15.00/person – 19 Years & over
Advanced Tickets at Tickle Point Mercantile

Thursday : July 27th

8:00am : 10:00am  :  Breakfast at the Twillingate Lions Club
Bacon, eggs, hash browns, toast/tea, coffee, and juice.
Admission: $8.00 – Hosted by the Lions Club

1:30pm : Festival Parade
Line up 12:30pm at St. Peter’s church parking lot. Business & individuals are encouraged
to participate. All entries will be judged. Prizes will be awarded.

2:30pm : Official Opening Ceremonies
George Hawkins Memorial Arena. Everyone welcome no charge.
Craft fair opens and canteen service available.

5:00pm – 6:30pm : Arena Closed – Supper Break

8:00pm : The Fables
Entertainment At George Hawkins Memorial Arena

Since the late 90s, the Fables have thrived in the midst of numerous personnel changes, an extended
hiatus, and a vastly altering music business. all four of their studio albums have received numerous
accolades and have produced radio hits such as heave away, tear the house down, st. johns,
and mauzy monday. Doors open at 7:00pm. Beer Bar 19 yrs. and older. ID required.

Adults: $30.00
19 & Under $20.00
Sponsored by: Scotiabank & SST Cosmetics

9:30pm : “Not so Righteous Brothers” Live At The Masonic Lodge
Nelson Jenkins, Everett Greenham, Robin Vatcher and Wayne Watts with guests: Andrew Pearce, Pat Watkins, Paul Wheeler and Jim Cooper.
Tickets $15.00/person – 19 Years & over
Advanced Tickets at Tickle Point Mercantile

10:00pm : Adult Dance at Twillingate Lions Club
House DJ – All proceeds go to Twillingate Sr. co-ed softball team who will be attending nationals in Moncton, NB in August. Doors open at 10:00pm.
19 years & older – $20.00 per person

Friday July 28th

10:00am : Arena Open for Business
Toonie Day for admission. Canteen service available to 5:00pm.

10:00am – 5:00pm  Womens Institute Flea Market
Admission: $1.00

12 Noon – 5:00pm : Old Fashion Afternoon Tea
Admission $8:00

Both events at the Womens Institute Building next to the Twillingate Museum.

1:00pm : Giant Bake Sale
George Hawkins Arena. Come and buy some homemade goodies while supplies last.
Hosted by: St. Peter’s ACW

1:300pm : Wild Flowers Arrangement Contest
George Hawkins Arena.
Get outside and arrange nature’s best! No pitcher plants please. Must be wild flowers – all entries will be judged. Prizes will be awarded. Entery fee: $5.00 per arrangement.
Sponsored by: Festival Committee

2:30 : Mike Sixonate Entertainment at the Arena
Mike brings the rich history of NL to life with his original music about life on the sea, pirates and gypsies. His guitar is as unique as his rich voice and poetic lyrics.
Remember its toonie day!
Sponsored by: Ernest Guy & Sons

4:00pm :  Roast Beef Dinner
Twillingate Lions Club. Roast beef dinner with all the trimmings.
Dessert, tea & coffee. $15.00 per person tickets at the door.
Two sittings, 4:00pm & 5:30pm. Hosted by the Twillingate Lions.

5:00pm – 6:00pm : Arena Closed for Supper Break

7:30pm : Spinters High Class Entertainment
For all the family. Professional artists from Cirque’letic’s fire artists and aerialists acrobats.
A show you wont want to miss!
Adults $15.00 – Children 12 and under $10.00
Advance tickets at Twillingate Pharma Choice. Also at door if available.
Doors open at 6:30pm.
Sponsored by: Twillingate Pharmacy LTD. & Raymond Farr & Sons LTD.

9:30pm – “Recall” Party Band
Masonic Lodge with Country, Rock & Irish music. Featuring Tony Burry, Jim Cooper, Brian Noseworthy & Dennis Noseworthy.
Tickets $10.00 19yrs. & Older
Advance tickets at Tickle Point Mercantile.

10:00pm : Festival Street Dance
Foodland Parking Lot. No cover. Music by Big “D” Sounds.
BBQ Burgers & Hotdogs. Hosted by Twillingate Volunteer Fire Department.

10:30pm : Fireworks Display Over Twillingate Harbour
Sponsored by the Town of Twillingate, Dept. of Tourism, Culture & Recreation and Independent Grocer

Saturday July 29th

10:00am – Arena Open for Business
Toonie Day. Canteen service Available.

11:00am : Root Beer Chug-a-lug
7 to 9yrs –  10 to 12yrs.
Prizes will be awarded for winner of each group
Sponsored by Notre Dame Agencies

11:00am : The Split Peas
Northeast Church Heritage Museum. Newfoundland & Folk Music. Come early.
Donations in aid of Church Museum.

12 Noon : Pea Soup & Fish Chowder
Dessert, Tea/Coffee. St. Peter’s Parish Hall. Tickets at the door.$12.00 per person. Hosted by ACW.

1:00pm – 4:00pm : Arena Open
Toonie day.

2:00pm : Son’s of Ned
The Sons of Ned (SONs for short) are from Carleton Place, Ontario and have two band members on the Autism Spectum, Jake our drummer and Matt our piano savant.  This five-person band will be touring Newfoundland with their light rock, celtic and folk covers bringing awareness to the Talent Amongst Us.  We celebrate by covering songs from Blue Rodeo, Sarah McLachlan, Neil Young, Ryan Adams, the Waterboys, Mumford and Sons amongst many others.  The aptly named Talent Amongst Us tour will be hitting the shores of Newfoundland July 21st and performing at venues from Codroy to St Johns through to mid August. Sponsored by: Anchor Inn Hotel & Suites.

4:30pm : Arena Closes to set up for Stadium Dance

9:30pm : Adult Stadium Dance – Music by Poppa String
Purchase tickets during festival week at the info booth in the arena.
Admission $20.00. Restricted to 19 years & older.
You will be required to show id at the door.
Sponsored & organised by: Twillingate Recreation Committee & Town of Twillingate

Sunday July 30th

1:00pm – 2:00pm : Experience Twillingate Dye By The Tide
Learn to tie-dye. Bring your own white T-shirt, long johns – whatever you want to participate in this fun & creative event. Space is Limited – pre book by calling Crystal at 709-884-6199.

$15 per person. Location to be Announced on our FB page – @experiencetwillingate

2:30pm : Festival Church Service
St. Peter’s Anglican Church
Service of thanksgiving for friendship, faith & fellowship. All are welcome!

8:00pm – 10:00pm : Experience Twillingate Pottery Pit Fire
Relax near the sea and enjoy the sunset as the artists unload their clay vessels. Sample Fresh Seafood.  Space is Limited – pre book by calling Crystal at 709-884-6199.

$65 per person. Location to be Announced on our FB page – @experiencetwillingate