A Wicked Summer coming to Bay Roberts and Surrounding Area!!

Hey all, the spring and summer in Bay Roberts is going to be awesome with some fantastic events. We have a tremendous group of town staff and volunteers who are working very hard to make this year special for everyone who visits our community. Have a look and plan your vacation or day trip to Bay Roberts. I am proud to be part of the team that will present these events to the province and beyond!! Take a minute, get your calendar and have a scroll down through the events and plan to stay in Newfoundland and Labrador this summer.

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Here is a collage of some of our chefs for this years Songs, Stages and Seafood Festival. This is a world class event featuring all local seafood, music and of course chefs!!

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Ok ok, Christmas is over but there are still tickets for the Chef’s Seafood BBQ and NL Fish Cake Championship!! Cast your vote on May 24th!!

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Something for everyone!!! The largest youth street hockey tournament in the province happens in June!! Thousands of people flock to our small town to take part in this sporting event. There is still time to register your team.

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The 25th Year of Klondyke Days will be celebrated this summer so mark your calendars !! Our volunteers are working hard to make this celebration unforgettable !!

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The summer will be capped off with the NL Summer Games!! This is truly a regional effort , so plan on visiting the region and support the young athletes who will be competing for gold in Bay Roberts.

While visiting our region there is so much to see and do including  Hiking, Boat Tours, concerts, plays, visiting museums and historic sites just to name a few.

I am just a email away at ron_delaney@hotmail.com if you have a question or would like me to hook you up with more information including accommodations or nice places to eat!!

 

St. Patrick’s Day, then now and then!!

As most of you know I love celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. It is a time to get together with good , friends food and drink. This particular blog is a toast to all the wonderful memories I have of March 17th as well as the people of Ireland.

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This first picture is a blast from the past, our group, Erin’s Call got to open for Irish Legend Tommy Makem. Thanks Leo Puddister of  Unicorn Promotions for giving us that opportunity.

A couple years ago I got to finally meet the Harrington Brothers with My family. Fine gentlemen, sadly Derrick passed away a few months later, amazing talent now gone, RIP.
Derrick and my Wife Lisa Celebrated their birthdays together during this visit.

 

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My mother and father in law are always up for some St. Patrick’s Day Fun

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My sis in law was the birthday girl at this years St. Patrick’s Day Party, Happy Birthday!!

 

Music has always been part of ur household, especially during St. Patrick’s Day. Kaegan has always liked the drums as you can see in one of our first jam sessions with uncle Barry. Jenna Bowering has honed her fiddle skills and can play at the drop of a hat!!

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A full Irish breakfast in Cork, it was amazing.

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The Cliffs of Moher, Co. Clare . majestic, I will never forget having the opportunity to fly over this wonder of the world in a helicopter thanks to the Irish Coast Guard.

 

 

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Gus O’Connor’s in Doolin was a great place for the Craic, sessions galore and the people were up for a time with a bunch form the Rock.

Blarney Castle was a visit of a life time, thanks to Vinny for taking us!! Loved this post describing the difference between Baloney and Blarney. Have a wonderful St. Patrick’s Day Everyone