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*$ = Fee Charged
** = Date Change

 

Dates (2019)

Times and Locations of Scheduled Events:

Wednesday 
July 17th, 2019

All Day Museum Day
Free For All Ages
Art Gallery of Nova Scotia (12-5)
Yarmouth County Museum - Collins St. (9-5)
Sweeney's Fisheries Museum - Water St. (9-5)
Tuna Museum - Wedgeport (9-6)
Musée Acadien - West Pubnico (9-5)
Firefighters' Museum - Main St. (9-5)
Village Historique Acadien - West Pubnico (9-5)
Rendez-vous de la Baie - Church Point (9-6)
Harbourfront Museum - Water St., Killam Building (9-5)
Sports Heritage Museum - Main St. (1-4)
The Argyle Township Court House & Archives - Tusket (9-5)

10:00 am YMCA Yoga on the Waterfront
Participants may bring their own yoga mat, or there will be a limited supply on hand to borrow

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Pharmasave Children's Parade & Mayor's Picnic in the Park
Starting at the Yarmouth Visitor Information Centre, moving along Main Street to Frost Park for the official opening. Register with the Seafest office (902-881-2278/info@seafest.ca).

2:00 pm IMO Ltd. Seafood Cannery Tour
Pre-register by calling the Seafest office (902) 881-2278, as spaces are limited (max 25)

6:00 pm Wesleyan Church Service Music Group
Coal Shed

7:30 pm Seafest Trivia with Mark Hubbard $*
Rudder's Tent
7:00 pm Registration.  Teams of 4 or 6.  $5.00 per person.  Ages 19+.

Thursday
July 18th, 2019

All Day Seawalk Sales
Yarmouth's Merchants celebrate Seafest with giant sidewalk sales!

10:00 am Children's Boat Building
Killam's Wharf/Gazebo - All materials are supplied. Ages 12 & under. Children must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Contact Nathalie at (902) 749-1718 Ext. 1

10:00 am YMCA Yoga on the Waterfront
Participants may bring their own yoga mat, or there will be a limited supply on hand to borrow

2:00 pm IMO Ltd. Seafood Cannery Tour
Pre-register by calling the Seafest office (902) 881-2278, as spaces are limited (max 25)

2:00 - 4:00  pm – Seafest Tea & Tour $*
Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 61 William Street
Cost: $10 – Includes iced and hot teas, sandwiches, squares and cookiess as well as a tour of the church.

4:30 - 6:00 pm Seafest Seafood Chowder Cookoff $*
Restaurants compete to prepare the best seafood chowder! Chowder sold to the public for $3.00 per bowl. While quantities last!!!

5:00 - 7:00 pm The Scallywags
Coal Shed

5:30 pm YMCA Bootcamp on the Waterfront

6:00 - 7:00 pm Concert of the Bells
Holy Trinity Church, William Street.
Bring a lawn chair. Donations are welcome, proceeds are to be used to preserve this heritage property.

6:30 - 8:30 pm Coastal Financial Credit Union Scavenger Hunt
Killam's Wharf - Team up and find everything on your list! Drop by the Seafest office to pick up your registration form.

7:00 pm Spirits by the Sea with Dave Sollows
(This is a walking event, please wear comfortable footwear.)
Join David Sollows in front of the old Yarmouth Jail next to the Firefighters’ Museum for an opportunity
to get to know some of the spirits of long past that may still lurk among our historic buildings and
graveyards. Perhaps you will be able to see some glimpses of what used to be in the places we explore
together.

7:00 - 9:00 pm Open Mic with Elizabeth Wright & Guests
Coal Shed

Sunset – Sunset Firing by the Yarmouth Militia Artillery Company (YMAC)
Killam's Wharf, weather permitting

Friday
July 19th, 2019

All Day - Seawalk Sales
Yarmouth's Merchants celebrate Seafest with giant sidewalk sales!

10:00 am YMCA Yoga on the Waterfront
Participants may bring their own yoga mat, or there will be a limited supply on hand to
borrow.

11:00 am YMCA Chair Yoga on the Waterfront

12:00 pm Scotia Garden Mackerel Toss
Marginal Wharf.  Ages 13+.
This slippery event is sure to entertain, as teams toss and catch mackerel dressed as true Sou'Westers!
Registration forms can be picked up at the Seafest office.

3:00 pm Sails & Salt Water Walking Tour with Dave Sollows
Waterfront Walk – Wear comfortable footwear!
Join David Sollows at the Gazebo in Frost Park to start this interesting tour that will focus on our seafaring past. How did Yarmouth become such a wealthy town in the mid-1800s? Where did that wealth go? This walk will include stories of some of our heroes and heartaches.

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Trilogy
Coal Shed

6:30-8:00 pm – “Drift-Wood Treehouse” – A family-friendly play
Frost Park
A family friendly play. Join James and his brother Will on their treetop adventure with Captain
Greybeard as they attempt to break an evil curse and restore their childhood friendship. Featuring
Aaron LeBlanc and Jeremy Watkins. Directed by George Clairmont. Donations are accepted.

7:00 - 9:00 pm Entertainment
Coal Shed

7:00 pm Classic Car Cruise by the Sea
The Roaring 20's Antique Auto Club cruises through Yarmouth's historic downtown.

8:00 pm - 1:00 am Seafest Pirate Party Pub Crawl
Ages 19+. Register at the Seafest Office by calling 902-881-2278 or emailing info@seafest.ca.

9:00 pm - 12:00 am The Radiaters
Rudder's Tent Entertainment.  19+.

Sunset – Sunset Firing by the Yarmouth Militia Artillery Company (YMAC)
Killam's Wharf, weather permitting

Saturday
July 20th, 2019

9:00 a.m. Sheila Poole 10K Race
Begins and ends at Rudder’s Restaurant, Water St.

9:00 am - 1:00 pm Mammoth Garden Sale
Yarmouth County Museum

10:00 am - 4:00 pm Classic Car Show Downtown Yarmouth
Main St. will be closed from Forest St. to Grand St. 6:00 am – 6:00 pm so everyone can enjoy the Classic Car Show.
For information on this event or to register please contact roaringautos@gmail.com or visit
www.yarmouthcarshow.com

6:30 pm Seafest Street Parade

8:30 - 11:30 pm Night of Colour - A Collaboration of the Arts
Rudder's Tent
Live show featuring various local artists and dancers.
Take in an evening of live art and music featuring Mark Durkee, Tide & Timber, and Elizabeth Wright & The Sounds of Colour. Various local artists will be on-site creating and displaying their work for your viewing pleasure. Let's get inspired!

Sunset – Sunset Firing by the Yarmouth Militia Artillery Company (YMAC)
Killam's Wharf, weather permitting

Sunset - Fireworks
Weather permitting - rain date Sunday

Sunday 
July 21st, 2019

9:00 am - 12:00 pm Breakfast by the Sea $*
Knights of Columbus Hall, Collins St.
Adults: $7.00; Children: $3.50

10:00 am - 4:00 pm Classic Car Show Downtown Yarmouth
Main St. will be closed from Forest St. to Grand St. 6:00 am – 6:00 pm so everyone can enjoy the Classic Car Show.
For information on this event or to register please contact roaringautos@gmail.com or visit
www.yarmouthcarshow.com 

11:00 - 1:00 pm Timbeanie (Balloon Animals)
Waterfront

12:00 Entertainment - La Baie en Joie
Coal Shed

12:00 Lobster Boil - Gilles Boudreau Cancer Fund
Parker Eakins Wharf
Proceeds for Gilles Boudreau & Friends Cancer Help Fund. While quantities last.

12:00 - 4:00 pm Inflatable Fun
Bouncy castles & obstacle courses on the waterfront

12:00 - 6:30 pm Children's Activities
Waterfront

12:30 - 1:00 pm Little Buckaroos
Coal Shed

1:00 - 2:00 pm Magic Show with Timbeanie
Coal Shed

2:00 pm Mini Mackerel Toss
Parker Eakins Wharf.  Ages 6-12.

2:30 - 3:00 pm Little Buckaroos
Coal Shed

3:00 - 4:00 pm Magic Show with Timbeanie
Coal Shed

4:30 pm Rum Running Races
Parker Eakins Wharf. Ages 19+
Pre-register by contacting the Seafest office at 902-881-2278/info@seafest.ca.

4:00 - 6:00 pm Just Us
Coal Shed

6:00 pm Catch 22 Comedy Crew
Family Friendly