Bonne Bay Regatta 2013

The Bonne Bay Regatta Committee would like to extend a huge thanks to all businesses and individuals who contributed during Regatta Week. This was a very successful Regatta with all events well attended.

Whether it was hosting an event, a monetary donation or gift certificate, giving of your time as a volunteer, allowing us to sell badges in your establishment or post notices of events, your continued participation and contribution brings much success to the Regatta.

The following is a list of recognized businesses who contributed to the success of the 2013 Bonne Bay Regatta.

Royal Canadian Legion
3T’s Ltd
Pike’s Service Station
The Merchant Warehouse
Pete’s One Stop
Galliott Studios
The Old Loft Restaurant
Seaside Sweets & Souvenirs
The Granite Coffee Shop
Roy Young’s Ltd
The Chocolate Moose Cafe
Town of Woody Point
Serenity on the Rock
Roberts House Information Centre
Martin’s Transportation
Canada Post
Middle Brook Cabins
Hann’s Confectionary
Valleyview Restaurant
Barnes Confectionary
Brake’s Take-out
Fishermen’s Museum
Parks Canada
Lexie’s Beauty Salon

To the individuals who gave of their time we truly thank you. Your time and assistance was greatly appreciated…a special thanks to students Sarah Pike, Cameron Simmonds, Rebecca Caines, Rebecca Anderson, Deneka Payne, Dylan Brake and Patrick Anderson for manning the games booths for the committee. We really could not have done it without you guys….

The committee has already begun planning for next year and is recruiting for new volunteers to join the committee. Call me at the town office to add your name to the list….453-2273

Last, but not least, thank you to all who attended the various events. Your patronage is greatly appreciated.

Annual Bonne Bay Regatta 2013 Schedule of Events

Sunday July 21

3:00 pm   Interdenominational Church Service   Shoal Brook United Church

 Monday July 22

 1:00 pm   Kids Crafts at Galliott Studios   $3.00 per child

8:00 pm   Special Cash Bingo at the Royal Canadian Legion.   $20 – 25 cards; $50 regular card prizes; $500 Jackpot must go!!! Two 50/50 punch cards

 Tuesday July 23

 1:30 pm   Learn to Juggle with Mike Madigan at the Galliott Studios

 8:00 pm   Dart Tournament at the Royal Canadian legion; Blind Draw

Wednesday July 24

9:00 – 5:00 pm Fishing Derby

Present your biggest catch of the day at Galliott Studios for a chance to win some great prizes!!! Prizes to be awarded at 5:00 pm

 4:00 – 6:00 pm   Matinee with Barry Ellsworth and son Jamie at the Merchant, no cover

10:00 pm – 12:00 am   Mummers in July at the merchant!!!  Music by Bill Coates and Barry Ellsworth.  $5.00 cover

Thursday July 25

5:00 pm   Traditional Jigg’s Dinner with salt beef, dumplings and all the trimmings (Dessert & Tea/coffee included).   $10.00 with a badge; $11.00 without a badge.  Hosted by the Regatta Committee at the Birchy head Rec Centre   ***Take-outs available at 5:30 pm***

 8:00 pm   Newfie Night at the Legion, music by Bill & Sean, Screech-in by Fred, no cover

Friday July 26

 10:00 am   Kids Bicycle Parade starting at Roberts Road parking lot.  Loot bags for all participants.  ***Sponsored by the Victorian Manor Heritage Properties***

9:30 pm   Bob Parsons Musical Tribute at the Royal Canadian Legion, No cover

  10:00 pm   Rockin’n’Rollin  with Lou’s Jazz Combo at the Merchant Warehouse.  $5.00 cover charge

Saturday July 27

***Please note: A badge will be required to gain access to the fairground***

 11:00 am – 4:00 pm   Booths and Concession stands at the Bonne Bay Arena

Join us for some fun and excitement at the fairground and take in the offerings such as Fish’n’Brews, games of chance, hot dogs and hamburgers, face painting, dunk tank, bouncy castle, pulled pork sandwiches, portrait painting, Parks Canada and the Canadian Red Cross to name a few!!!

 10:00 pm   Adult Dance at the Royal Canadian Legion.  Music by Authorized Agent. $5.00 cover charge.  ***Must be 19 years or older to attend***

Sunday July 28

7:00-11:00 am   Regatta Breakfast which includes scrambled eggs, sausage, hash browns and toast.  Granite Coffee Shop. Cost: $6.79

 2:00-4:00 pm   FREE Family Fun Day at McKenzie’s Day Use Area.  Games for kids, annual duck race, Barbeque.  ***Sponsored by Pike’s Service Station & Trucking Ltd***

6:00 pm Boat Parade starting at Woody Point Wharf, 1st prize for best decorated boat

7:00 pm   Theatrical group Black Ruff presents a play called “Ticket Night” at the Woody Point Town Hall.  Cost: Donation at the door

8:30 pm Wiener roast and campfire at Beach Road

10:00 pm pm   Torch Parade starting from Beach Road, followed by Fireworks.  ***Wiener roast, campfire, torch parade & fireworks sponsored by 3T’s Ltd

For further information please contact:
Bonne Bay South Regatta Committee
P.O. Box 100
Woody Point, NL
A0K 1P0
(709) 453-2273, (709) 458-7448, (709) 453-2302
http://www.facebook.com/woody.point.14/events
http://www.woodypoint.ca/bonne-bay-regatta-2013

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