August 14, 2014

Rug Hooking School

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 00:00
  • Details :

    The Rug Hooking Guild of Newfoundland and Labrador is holding its annual Rug Hooking School August 14-17.  This year it is being held in St. John’s at the College of the North Atlantic, Prince Philip Drive Campus. Beginner and experienced rug hookers are welcome. Non-Guild members should apply for an annual membership at a cost of $30. Rug school information, membership and school application forms are available on the Guild’s website . A mat exhibit will be open to the general public during the evening of August 16.


Free Lunchtime Recital with Tuckamore Festival Young Artists

  • Place : St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church "The Kirk"
  • Time : 12:30
  • Contact : Krista Vincent
  • Details : Tuckamore Festival Young Artists perform solo and chamber music repertoire. For more information visit

Concert: Cecilia String Quartet

  • Place : The Old Church, Admiral's Cove
  • Time : 19:30
  • Contact : Krista Vincent
  • Details : Recent winners of the Banff International String Quartet Competition, the Cecilia String Quartet presents a riveting program of Beethoven's virtuosic Opus 18, No. 1, award-winning Katerina Curcin's compelling "Walking Away From," an dMendelssohn's tremendously spirited Opus 44, No.1. This concert is a repeat performance of their August 12th concert, but in the intimate setting of a restored church on the Southern Shore. Admission: General $33, Student/Senior $22. For more information visit

Late Night Cabaret

  • Place : Rocket Room, Rocket Bakery. 272 Water Street, St. John's
  • Time : 22:00
  • Contact : Krista Vincent
  • Details : This evening will be centred around the songs of Leonard Cohen, as Patricia O'Callaghan and Robert Kortgaard unearth some of his obscure repertoire and give their twist on his better-known tunes. Along with songs by Edith Piaf, Astor Piazzolla, and Lhasa de Sela, this will be an intimate, eclectic, and powerful evening of song! Admission: General $33, Student/Senior $22. For more information visit