To show appreciation to the officers and crew of HMCS ST JOHN’S for sharing the Canadian Navy Centennial with Cupids 400, a reception was held in the new Cupids Legacy Centre. During the reception, a print of “Autumn 1612″ by Hilary Cass was presented to CDR Robert J. Clark, Commanding Officer, HMCS ST. JOHN’S by Roy Dawe, Chair, Cupids 400.
The Dwelling Was Here (l-r) Michael Ignatieff, his wife Zsuzsanna Zsohar, Cupids Mayor Ron Laracy, Senator George Furey, MP Gerry Byrne, William Gilbert, and MP Scott Andrews.
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Leader of the Opposition, the Honourable Michael Ignatieff, his wife Zsuzsanna Zsohar, and other guests were treated to a tour of the Cupids Archaeological Dig while visiting the town. William Gilbert, chief archaeologist with the Baccalieu Trail Heritage Corporation, conducted the tour. His profound knowledge, and enthusiasm, as well as his ability to speak on a level that everyone can understand, leads all visitors to understand to significance of Cupids as the birth place of English Canada.
“Where once they stood…”
July 25-30 Carbonear Walking Tours of Historic Carbonear. Every week day, Monday to Friday. The founder of Carbonear was Nicholas Guy from Cupids. More Information about the tours and how to purchase tickets > >
July 29 Cupids Colony of the Heart The Indeavour Stage 6PM $25.00 Tickets are available at the Cupids 400 Box Office, 467 Seaforest Drive, Cupids NL 709.528.1610
July 31 Cupids / St. John’s Story Telling Conference Cupids welcomes participants of the annual Storytellers of Canada Conference hosted by the St. John’s Storytelling Festival Inc. Participants will tour the historic Cupids Cove Plantation and the Cupids Legacy Centre.
July 31 Brigus Cupids 400 Storytelling Concert Guest storytellers from around the world and at home will gather at St. George’s Heritage Church in neighbouring Brigus. International storytellers, Graham Langley and Jan Andrews will be joined by Newfoundland storyteller Margaret Hitchens for an evening of traditional English folk and fairy tales. Host is Kathi Stacey. St. George’s Heritage Church. 6:00 – 7:00 pm Admission: $5.00
July 31 Cupids Feast of the Sword Dinner Theatre: Cupids Community Hall 6PM Tickets $47.50 Children 12 & under $36.25 [HST included] Tickets are available at the Cupids 400 Box Office, 467 Seaforest Drive, Cupids NL 709.528.1610
July 31 Cupids The Tiring House: New World Theatre - The Indeavour Stage 1PM Tickets $10.00 Tickets are available at the Cupids 400 Box Office, 467 Seaforest Drive, Cupids NL 709.528.1610
August 1 Cupids The Tiring House: New World Theatre – The Indeavour Stage 1PM Tickets $10.00 Tickets are available at the Cupids 400 Box Office, 467 Seaforest Drive, Cupids NL 709.528.1610
August 1 Conception Harbour 100th Anniversary of St. Anne’s Garden Party St. Anne’s Church grounds, Conception Harbour A day of fun and games for children; games of chance along with musical entertainment. A dinner and dance to follow at St. Annes’s Parish Hall.
August 1 Cupids Queen Mother’s Birthday Party Cupids Historical Society will host an English Tea Party, at Millbrook Heritage Gardens, celebrating the Queen Mother’s Birthday.