December 2022

This list of events is provided by Ann Marie Yorke of the St. Peter’s, Richmond County – Visitor Information Centre. Any omissions or errors are apologized for in advance.  Ann Marie strives to keep this list current throughout the year whether the VIC is open or not! The list is updated frequently however check with the event organizer for the latest information if you have a concern. Please submit additional entries or corrections to annmarieyorke@hotmail.com.

 

Thursday, December 8

6pm: – Brandon Collier will be performing live on the Lockmaster’s Stage at the Bras d’Or Lakes Inn for Thirsty Thursday.
Call 902-535-2200 to reserve. Open 4-8pm. Full men

The D’Escousse Civic Improvement Centre’s Regular Thursday Night Card Play, 2 chances at jackpots. Only 1 jackpot can go each night! 1st – $100.00 / 2nd – $60.00 / 3rd – $40.00.

Friday, December 9

6pm – 8pm: – Fantastic LIVE music at the Bras d’Or Lakes Inn with Mattu MacNeil in the Lockmaster’s Pub!! Call 902-535-2200 to reserve. Full menu available. Open 4-8pm.

8pm: – Open Mic Night at the MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge in St. Peter’s.

Saturday, December 10

5:30pm – 8pm: – The Annual Christmas Parade and Children’s Party in L’Ardoise. Organizers are so excited to be able to host this event again this year. As in years past the festivities will start off with the Parade of Floats & Lights at 5:30 Pm (the outdoor tree lighting will happen con-currently) After the Parade you will enter through the BASEMENT ENTRANCE ONLY of the Community Centre. The magical fun always starts there where you will have lots of fun activities/ stations to entertain you while the elves & friends guide you to the upper level where you will find even more magical stations ending up in Our North Pole for a visit with Santa & Mrs Claus. We have the following events / Stations planned thus far: Beverage Stations, Face Painting, Cotton Candy, Family Photo Booth, Christmas cards for Canadian Forces Personnel, Popcorn, Creative Crafts, Cupcake decorating, Candy Shoppe, Reindeer food station. OUR NORTH POLE. Please note that photos with Santa are available at our cost of $5.00. All events are FREE of charge thanks to our sponsors, L’Ardoise Men’s Club – Major sponsor as well as the L’Ardoise Community Centre as well as other local businesses, community organizations, and personal donations. From all of them and all of us it’s our special Christmas present to all of you…Merry Christmas. To show our appreciation all Sponsors will be listed at the event.

7pm: – A Christmas Concert with Terry Kelly and the students from RECA and the elves from Ecole Beau Port, will take place at the Island Nest in Arichat. Advance Tickets ($30.00) only by calling 902 226 0033.

Sunday, December 11

8am – 11am: – D’Ecousse Civic Improvement Society’s will be hosting a Hungryman’s Breakfast at the D’Escousse Civic Improvement Hall in D’Escousse, The breakfast will take place from 8:00 am to 11:00 am. Cost: $12.00 for adults and $6.00 for kids 10 and under. 

4pm – 6pm: – There will be Christmas music, hot chocolate and a visit from Santa. Motorists will be guided by volunteers as they entre the driveway at the Municipality office in Arichat. As they travel through the drive thru, Children will be provided with a Christmas stocking which they can feel at the different Christmas stations of local Businesses and community Organizations. As Motorists exit keep your eyes open for a very special guest to make his appearance. Vehicles, no Walkers.

Tuesday, December 13

6:45pm: – Regular Sunday Night Bingo at the D’Escousse Civic Improvement Centre, with NEW Jack It Up Pull ticket game! Jack it up starts at 6:45pm, mini games start at 7:45 pm, regular bingo starts at 8:00 pm.

7:30pm: – 45s Card Game at the St. Georges Channel Hall in St. Georges Channel.

Thursday, December 15

The D’Escousse Civic Improvement Centre’s Regular Thursday Night Card Play, 2 chances at jackpots. Only 1 jackpot can go each night! 1st – $100.00 / 2nd – $60.00 / 3rd – $40.00.

Friday, December 16

8pm: – Open Mic Night at the MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge in St. Peter’s.

4pm – 6:30pm: – Royal Canadian Legion Fish Fry will take place at the Royal Canadian Legion in Arichat. Eat in or Take out.

Saturday, December 17

7pm: – Celebrate this holiday season INN Style with Christmas with the Capetones at the Bras d’Or Lakes Inn in St. Peter’s.  $15 advance and $20 at the door. Call 902-535-2200 to reserve. Open 4-8pm with dining. #brasdorlakesinn #theinnthing #capebreton #stpetersns #christmas 2022.

7pm – 9pm: The L’Ardoise Canadian Legion Branch 110 presents Nova Scotia Country Music Hall of Fame recipient, Evelyn MacRae, as she joins Wayne Bona and Tyrone David for an amazing night of entertainment. Keep your evening free for this Christmas gift from the legion to the community. Come out and enjoy a few hours of great music. No cover charge.

Sunday, December 18

9am – 12pm: – Country Breakfast in St. Georges Channel to resume on May15th it has been a long 2 years. Due to the rising cost of everything we are raising the price to $15.00 for adults and 12 years and younger $7.00. In order to offer the same quality of breakfast. The Breakfast will be held on every 3rd Sunday of the month.

7:30pm: – 45s Card 6:45pm: – Regular Sunday Night Bingo at the D’Escousse Civic Improvement Centre, with NEW Jack It Up Pull ticket game! Jack

Tuesday, December 20

7:30pm: – 45s Card Game at the St. Georges Channel Hall in St. Georges Channel.

Thursday, December 22

The D’Escousse Civic Improvement Centre’s Regular Thursday Night Card Play, 2 chances at jackpots. Only 1 jackpot can go each night! 1st – $100.00 / 2nd – $60.00 / 3rd – $40.00.

Friday, December 23

8pm: – Open Mic Night at the MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge in St. Peter’s.

Annual Children’s Party and Parade at the L’Ardoise Community.

Monday, December 26

10am – 5pm: – 10am to 12pm registration for the 3rd Annual ATV Run at the Acadiaville Community Centre in West Arichat. Run begins at 12pm and prizes will be awarded at 5pm. Cost of hand is $20.00. You can purchase a hand without taking part in the run. There will be cash prizes and a 50/50 draw. Hotdogs and beverages will be sold on the trail.

Tuesday, December 27

7:30pm: – 45s Card Game at the St. Georges Channel Hall in St. Georges Channel.

Thursday, December 29

The D’Escousse Civic Improvement Centre’s Regular Thursday Night Card Play, 2 chances at jackpots. Only 1 jackpot can go each night! 1st – $100.00 / 2nd – $60.00 / 3rd – $40.00.

Friday, December 30

8pm: – Open Mic Night at the MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge in St. Peter’s.

Saturday, December 31

5pm – 1am: – Celebrate New Year’s Eve INNStyle!! Live Music 7-10:30pm with Rosie Sampson, Wendy Abbott, Richard Owens, Tim Falkner & Darrick MacLeod. 10:30pm – 1am – Tidal Waves DJ Service. $35+tax/person which includes champagne toast @ midnight. Advance Tickets ONLY. Exclusive NYE menu 5-9pm $$. Doors open @ 5pm. Call 902-535-2200 to reserve. #theinnthing #brasdorlakesinn #NYE2023 #newyearseve2023 #livemusic #capebreton