August 23, 2014

The Dardanelles

  • Place : Garrick Theatre, Bonavista, NL
  • Time : 08:00
  • Contact : Garrick Theatre (709) 468-5777
  • Details : Blending traditional sensibilities with the energy of a punk rock band, The Dardanelles are keeping Newfoundland music alive and relevant for new generations of listeners. With a reverence for its roots, this group of young musicians are taking the accordion, fiddle, bodhran and bouzouki into fresh new territory. Come share The Dardanelles passion and excitement for Newfoundland music at The Garrick. Purchase tickets online 24/7 or at the box office (Monday-Friday, 1:00-5:00 pm)
  • Garrick Theatre

Queen of Paradise’s Garden (Puppet Show)

  • Place : Cupids Legacy Centre
  • Time : 19:30
  • Details :

    Queen of Paradise’s Garden (Puppet Show) on Saturday, August 23 at the Cupids Legacy Centre at 7:30 p.m. Featuring Andy Jones. General Admission: $10, under 16: $5, family pass: $25. For tickets: visit

The Pouch Cove Open Studios

  • Place : Pouch Cove
  • Time : 12:00
  • Details :

    The Pouch Cove Open Studios is a two day event on August 23 and 24 from 12 noon to 5 p.m. where Pouch Cove area artists and artisans open their homes and studios to the public to showcase their work. You will find paintings, drawings, prints, sculptures, photographs, hooked mats, folk art and knitted goods. Go to for details.

Horse show

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

    Clovelly Stables Community is hosting a horse show which is a fundraiser for the Spirit Horse Therapy program in memory of Alison Walsh on August 23-24.  For a schedule of events visit

Garage Sale with a View!

  • Place : 429 Windgap Road, Flatrock NL
  • Time : 09:00
  • Contact :
  • Details : The Garage Sale! Note for crafty people! Wool, some skeins of merino, and super soft stuff, Some large spools of crochet thread in lovely assorted colours. And I found a wonderful Woof design sweater, - the rolled neck one from Shipping News.Time to clear out some of the shelves and cupboards. Bedding, antique chairs, lots of quality books, cooking pots, and other odds and sods. Hudson Bay 4 point blanket - blue. No early birds, please!

The Secrets To Open For Tim McGraw At Mile One Centre Aug. 22, 23, 24

  • Place : Canada
  • Time : 19:30
  • Contact : Mile One Box Office 709-576-7657
  • Details : Newfoundland country music trio The Secrets are topping off their busy summer with a string of prime shows, opening for country star Tim McGraw, this Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Mile One Centre in St. John’s , NL. The Secrets have enjoyed a banner year to date, including a spring recording session in Nashville, TN, resulting in the release of their highly anticipated debut CD “Break Even”, a June tour through Ontario highlighted by a main stage performance at the World Pride Festival in Toronto, a summer tour which included performances at the Acoustic Maritime Music Festival and Harmony Bazaar Festival of Women and Song in Nova Scotia, the Riverview Band Shell Series in New Brunswick, the Cavendish Beach Music Festival (Atlantic Canada’s largest country festival) held in PEI, and an opening set for Serena Ryder during this year’s annual George Street Festival in St. John’s, NL. The Secrets - comprised of Newfoundland natives Karla Pilgrim, Terri Lynn Eddy and Renée Batten, all three accomplished singers and solo musicians - met in college while studying performance and recording. They quickly discovered a natural blend to their voices and musical aspirations, traded jigs and reels for whiskey, mandolins and faded jeans, and haven’t looked back since. The Secrets launched their trio in Newfoundland, opening for country music legend Alan Jackson’s Freight Line Tour in 2010, and since 2012 have been taking their music across the country with stops at a number of prestigious festivals and events including Winnipeg Folk Festival and the Stan Rogers International Folk Festival, among many others. Their proficiency as not only vocalists, but on a variety of stringed instruments continues to captivate audiences from coast to coast. Don’t miss The Secrets performing songs from their debut recording “Break Even” and more, at Mile One Centre with Tim McGraw on Friday, August 22, Saturday, August 23 and Sunday, August 24. Show time is 7:30pm nightly. Produced by 5th String Entertainment, tickets are available on line at , in person at the Mile One Centre Box Office and by calling 709-576-7657.