St. Peter's Summer Sessions 2014

Once again this summer we have organized regular weekly events -so we can say

"There's something for everyone, almost every day of the week this summer in St. Peter's.....'


During July and August please join us:



6-8 pm: Local Musicians at Bras d'Or Lakes Inn. Free.

7-9 pm: Square Dance Sessions. Live players and traiditional steps with Roddie's Square Dance Society. United Church Hall. $5/adults, family of 4 or more $15. Info: 535-2093



7-9 pm: 'Jam Session' at MacBouch Restaurant and Lounge. This is an open-mike event, local and visiting musicians are welcome to perform. $3/person, free for performers.



6 pm: Round the Buoys Sailing race hosted by MacAskill Yacht Club. Visitors welcome to watch, or arrive before 5:30pm to join a racing crew. Meet at Lion's Marina.

6-8 pm: Local Musicians at Bras d'Or Lakes Inn. Free. (see weekly entertainment line-up below)



7-9 pm: Ceilidh at the Inn. A traditional live music and dance showcase featuring different local performers each week. Bras d'Or Lakes Inn. $5/person, max $20/family, children under 9 free.

9-11 pm: Jam Session. Sit in on an authentic Cape Breton acoustic jam circle. Visiting players welcome. After the Ceilidh at Bras d'or Lakes Inn. Free.



6-8 pm: Local Musicians at Bras d'Or Lakes Inn. Free.

8-10 pm: Jam Session. Visiting musicians are invited to sit in with local players and singers. Lions Marina. Free. Self-catering (BYO).



9 am-noon: Richmond County's Hidden Gems Nature tour. Departs from Nicolas Denys Museum. $20/person, $30/family. Advance registration: RAP 631-3754

6-8 pm: Local Musicians at Bras d'Or Lakes Inn. Free.


Mondays thru Thursdays weekly

6:30-7:30 pm: History and Anecdotes: A tour of Battery Park. Departs from Lighthouse in Battery Park. $10/person, $20/family. Advance registration: RAP 631-3754


Mondays thru Wednesdays weekly

2-3 pm: Canal Tour aboard Cu Na Mara. Departs from ocean end of canal. Free, limited seating. Info: RAP 631-3754


Anytime all summer

Daysailing adventures on the Bras d'Or Lakes. Half and full day group or private charters from $100/person. Advance booking required to confirm. Cape Breton Sailing Charters 631-5050 / /

Thursday Nights: Ceilidh at the Bras d'or Lakes Inn

Every Thursday this summer join us for a taste of Cape Breton music and dance culture with this traditional showcase, featuring local talent. Shows run without break from 7 - 9 pm, followed by an acoustic jam session where all visiting players are invited to sit in with lcoals. Pub style atmosphere, cash bar. $5/person, max $20/family, children under 9 free.


July 10 Eastbound • McKayla MacNeil • Janelle Boudreau



July 17 Mike MacNamara • Meaghan Burke * Paul Davis * Charles MacDonald • Island Steppers



July 24 Leona Burkey Smith • Krista MacKinnon • Derek LeBlanc



July 31 Wendy Abbott & Rosie Sampson • Kayla Bona • Jaidon Seymour



August 7 Carol Martell • Allison Mombourquette • Bill Quimby • Island Steppers



August 14 Leah Campbell • Meaghan Burke • Jaidon Seymour • Charles MacDonald



August 21 Fork & Spoon • MacKayla MacNeil • Alexandra Samson



August 28 The Diasporado Band & Friends


The Thursday night Ceilidh has been running continuously for 10 summers. Thanks to Charles MacDonald for his ongoing role as Music Director for this now legendary cultural event.

Thanks to our Summer Sessions Sponsors