NORTH LAKESHORE CHORUS

15 DAY PERFORMING TOUR TO NEWFOUNDLAND

JUNE 30 – JULY 14, 2016

NFLD Tour Poster

 

 Summary Itinerary- as of June 9, 2016

 Day One – Thursday June 30

Those arriving from Toronto may want to visitThe Rooms

  • “The Rooms” (walk time: 20 minutes from hotel) (hours: 10 am – 5 pm on Thursdays)
  • The Veiled Virgin in the convent beside the Roman Catholic Basilica ((walk time: 15 minutes) (hours: 10 – 12 and 1 – 4 weekdays only – 15 people at a time)

Evening rehearsal in the hotel
Overnight in St. John’s

 

All sight-seeing events in St. John’s area are subject to change depending on the weather

 

Day Two – Friday July 1

Sing at 6 am Sunrise Ceremony at Signal HillSignal Hill

Participate at noon in Memorial Day Service at Conception Bay South War Memorial

Sing for the guests following refreshments

Sing at 4 pm at the Canada Day Concert at Confederation Hill

Group dinner

Fireworks display at Quidi Vidi (optional)

Overnight in St. John’s

 

Day Three – Saturday July 2

Tour of St. John’s (mini-sings)

Dress rehearsal and full concert at Wesley United Church

Overnight in St. John’s

 

Day Four – Sunday July 3

Sing for half hour before morning church service at St. Thomas’s Anglican Church (Garrison Church) and during service

Flexible itinerary – depending on weather – possibly Cape Spear (mini-sing), part of the Irish Loop to Colony of Avalon Archeology Site OR boat trip at Bay Bulls

Overnight in St. John’s

 

Day Five – Monday July 4

Flexible itinerary depending on weather – possibly visit Cupid’s Cove Plantation (archeology dig) and Brigus, Harbour Grace, and Carbonear

Group midday meal

Tour Transatlantic Cable Station (Heart’s Content Cable Station Museum) (mini-sing)

Visit Heart’s Delight (Gord Hippern’s family home) (mini-sing)

Overnight in Clarenville

 

Day Six – Thursday July 5Ryan Premises

Tour  Bonavista Peninsula, visit Ryan Premises, Cape Bonavista

Group midday meal

Walking tour of Trinity (mini-sing)

Overnight in Clarenville

 

 

Day Seven – Wednesday July 6

Tour Eastport and Salvage

30 minute concert in Holy Cross Anglican Church in Eastport

Group midday meal in Eastport

Sound check and 1 hour concert at Aviation Museum in Gander

Tour museum

Overnight in Gander

 

Day Eight – Thursday July 7Twillingate Lighthouse

Travel the Road to the Isles stopping at Beothuck Centre at Boyd’s Cove

Visit Twillingate Lighthouse

30 minute concert, St. Peter’s Anglican Church in Twillingate

Group midday meal in Twillingate

Free time in Twillingate after lunch

Visit Prime Berth Fishing Museum

Overnight in Gander

 

Day Nine – Friday July 8

Travel to Grand Falls / Windsor (mini-sing at War Memorial)

Watch Atlantic Salmon swim up the Exploits River

Group midday meal in Grand Falls

Dinner at pub in Ocean View Hotel  and Anchor’s Aweigh comedy troupe and musical performance (optional)

Overnight in Rocky Harbour

 

Day Ten – Saturday July 9

Western Brook Pond boat tour (optional) (possible impromptu mini-sing on boat) or free time

Visit Lobster Cove Lighthouse and Interpretation Centre (optional) or free time

Overnight in Rocky Harbour

Woody Point

 

Day Eleven – Sunday July 10

Free time in morning in Rocky Harbour

Ferry crossing to south side of Gros Morne

Group midday meal in Woody Point

Time to explore Woody Point

Visit Discovery Centre and Tablelands Mountains

Sound check and full concert  at St. Pat’s Church in Woody PointSt. Pats Church, Woody Point

Overnight in Rocky Harbour

 

Day Twelve – Monday July 11

Travel north along Viking Trail to St. Anthony with stops along the way at The Arches and Port aux Choix

Group midday meal in Plum Point

Sound check and full concert at St. Mary the Virgin in St. Anthony

Overnight in St. Anthony

 

Day Thirteen – Tuesday July 12

Visit L’Anse aux Meadows and Norstead (30 minute concert at each)

There will be no formal stop for lunch today so take snacks or a picnic lunch for yourself

Final group dinner in St. Anthony

Overnight in St. Anthony

 

Day Fourteen – Wednesday July 13

Travel south along Viking Trail to Corner Brook

Group midday meal in Cow Head

Dress rehearsal and full concert at the Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in Corner Brook

Social time at the Legion following the concert

Overnight in Corner Brook

 

Day Fifteen – Thursday July 14

Free time in morning for those flying to Toronto