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January 2016

Opening Ceremony

January 27, 2016
Tricentia School Gym,
2 Spencer's Cove Road
Arnold's Cove, Newfoundland A0B 1A0
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To kick off the year-long commemoration, everyone is invited to come along to the official opening of 2016 Stories of Resettlement. Through a compilation of stories, music and recitations, we will give you a sneak peak of the events and activities that are planned for 2016. With special guests Rex Brown, Linda Slade-Byrne, Agnes Walsh, Baxter Wareham and student performers of Tricentia Academy, come share a laugh and a tear as we revisit the stories of the islands.

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February 2016
$34.95

Valentine’s Day Dinner Special

February 14, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Arnold’s Cove Inn

Valentine's Day Dinner in the Arnold's Cove Inn at 5:00pm and 7:00pm. Reservation required. Appetizer: Choice of french onion soup or mandarin mixed green salad. Main Course: Choice of salmon with creamy dill sauce. stuffed pork tenderloin, striploin steak served with a mushroom sauce, or stuffed chicken breast. All served with twice baked potato & a vegetable medley. Dessert: Apple crisp with fresh cream.   Cost of $34.95 per person.  

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2016 Winter Carnival

February 26, 2016 - February 28, 2016
Arnold’s Cove,
Arnold’s Cove
Arnold’s Cove, Newfoundland A0B 1A0 Canada
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The Arnold's Cove Recreation Committee will be hosting three days of events from February 26-28, 2016: Friday, February 26, 2016 Family Sliding Night (sliding hill behind playground) Fire with hot dog and marshmallow roast Saturday, February 27, 2016 Snow Trek (details to be announced) Adult Dance (details to be announced) Sunday, February 28, 2016 Snow Sculpture Judging Family Skating (Arnold's Cove Skating Rink) * Snow sculptures can be created all week long, judging and winner will be announced Sunday February…

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March 2016
$15.00

March Hare

March 7, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St Michaels Anglican Church,
Arnolds Cove, Newfoundland A0B 1A0 Canada
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As devised by Al Pittman and Rex Brown, the original March Hare was modeled on the traditional Newfoundland community concert and designed to relieve the winter doldrums in Corner Brook. Over the years, this vigorous but humble celebration has been transformed into an international literary festival that not only includes the work of local poets but also features some of the best writers from Canada and the world, and music from some of the finest professional musicians in Newfoundland and…

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April 2016
$15.00

Ray Guy Literary Festival & Soup Supper

April 23, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
St Michaels Anglican Church,
Arnolds Cove, Newfoundland A0B 1A0 Canada
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Known across Canada and internationally as the Stephen Leacock Award winner for his collection That Far Greater Bay, Ray Guy was better known provincially as the satirist of scathing columns about Premier Joey Smallwood in the Evening Telegram and armchair commentator on the CBC’s Here & Now. In Arnold’s Cove, he was simply “Ray”. Join host Amy House, musical guest Pamela Morgan and local performers as we share his writings, listen to some music and have a soup supper to…

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May 2016

Stories of Resettlement Documentary Screening

May 30, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tricentia School Gym,
2 Spencer's Cove Road
Arnold's Cove, Newfoundland A0B 1A0
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John Tolson of Heirline Films has been gathering stories about the resettlement of the Placentia Bay islands over the last couple of years in preparation of the 2016 Resettlement Commemoration. This documentary will revisit resettled communities and delve into the memories of the people who remember it as if it was yesterday. Come join us to reminisce about the days of yesteryears or learn about resettlement for the first time.

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July 2016

2016 Resettlement Festival

July 21, 2016 - July 31, 2016
Arnold’s Cove,
Arnold’s Cove
Arnold’s Cove, Newfoundland A0B 1A0 Canada
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In combining the annual Heritage Week and Fog Festival, Arnold’s Cove will be home to 11 days of summer events and activities. Come have a fish supper, walk in the mummer’s parade, bring your kids to fun day or visit the Drake House. Watch as a resettled house from 50 years ago is floated back home to the islands. And end off your week with our annual Fog Festival outdoor concert, headlined by Newfoundland’s own high energy, Irish and traditional…

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Resettlement Monologues

July 24, 2016 - August 18, 2016
Drake House,
319 Main Road
Arnold's Cove, Newfoundland A0B 1A0 Canada
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Playwright and poet Agnes Walsh presents a series of monologues that captures and retells stories of resettlement. Performed by local actors and actresses at the Drake House throughout the summer, the Resettlement Monologues will be a must see emotional journey about the duality of the optimism and heartache experienced by the residents who had to decide the fates of their communities. Shows will be offered Sundays through Thursdays at 11:00am & 2:00pm from July 24, 2016 to August 18, 2016. Shows are…

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September 2016

Resettlement Quilt Show

September 24, 2016 - September 25, 2016
Tricentia School Gym,
2 Spencer's Cove Road
Arnold's Cove, Newfoundland A0B 1A0
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Creating a link between traditional skills and fellowship, the Resettlement Quilt Show will bring together quilters from around the province as participants from Placentia Bay unveil a Commemorative Resettlement Quilt. With patches representing the communities of the Placentia Bay islands, the commemorative quilt will provide an artistic depiction that illustrates the stories of resettlement.

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November 2016
$15.00

Placentia Bay Music Night

November 5, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
St Michaels Anglican Church,
Arnolds Cove, Newfoundland A0B 1A0 Canada
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During the resettlement years, there was a cultural renaissance in the province as the Smallwood industrialization and relocation programs were being implemented. There was a sense that the outports and rural way of life were starting to be lost and as a result, there was a swell of literature, visual art and music that came out of Placentia Bay. Come join us for a night of song that will celebrate the music of Placentia Bay and exhibit the impacts that…

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