River Bourgeois 41st Annual Festival

August 24th to September 1st.

There will be some “all new” events and some of the annual ones that everyone enjoys.

Welcome summer 2019!

Saturday, August 24th

1pm to 2pm: Children’s Tea Party – Ages 3 to 7

Sponsored by: C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home

7pm to 9pm: Paint Night

Hosted by Theae Rensen and April Sampson

Must pre-register with Jaidon @ 535-3085, must be between 8 years of age and up, and the fee is $10., call early, limited spots available.

Supplies and refreshments will be provided

Sponsored by: Louie’s Cosy Corner

Sunday, August 25th

9am: St John the Baptist Mass

1:45pm to 4pm: Merchandise Bingo

9 games of great merchandise prizes and 9 games of cash Bingo.

Sponsored by: Leon’s Electrical Ltd.

2pm to 4pm: Cardboard Boat Races

Build your own boat at the docks with material supplied. Pre-register with Jaidon @ 535-3085. Children under age seven must be accompanied by an adulkt and all participants must have their own life jacket. Fee is $10.

Sponsored by: Green’s Funeral Home

Monday, August 26th

7pm to 10pm: 45 Card Play

Cost is $10.00 per person. Prizes are: $300., $200., and $100./ Refreshments will be served

Sponsored by: Foodland

Tuesday, August 27th

7pm to 9pm: Opening Night

“Skit” Laugh out loud funny

Sponsored by: premium Seafood

“Mini concert” Enjoy the musical talents of our youth.

An evening of fun and entertainment.

Fee $5.00 per person. Children under 10 yrs free.

Sponsored by: Richmond Enterprises

Wednesday, August 28th

6pm to 7pm: Poker Walk

Best hand wins 20% of the pot, & there are many secondary prizes. Cost is $5./person or $5./poker hand. If you can’t walk, you can purchase a poker hand at the Tara Lynne Centre.

Sponsored by: Kin Excel

6pm to 7pm: Game of “Eye Spy”

Sponsored by: Cape Breton Realty

Thursday, August 29th

7pm to 9pm: “Gerry’s Circle of Friends”

Come out and join in or just enjoy musicians playing live music together to learn and enjoy the music and the company of other musicians.

At the Tara Lynne Centre.

Sponsored by: RBC

Friday, August 30th

1pm to 2pm: Children’s Games: Kids vs Parents

Softball Game

Sponsored by: St Peter’s Marina

8pm to 10pm: Trivia & Pub Night

Emcee: Karl Nightingale

Battle of wits, “All categories of trivia”. Teams of four cost $40. To book call Janice at 535-2068. Cash bar available.

Sponsored by: Snow’s Econoprint

Saturday, August 31st

7am to 9:30am: Men’s Breakfast

$10. for adults, $5. for children under 10 years.

Sponsored by: St Peter’s Home Hardware

8am: All Day Softball Tournament

“Full Division” only. Fee $250. and 2 balls per team, cash prizes. Each team must have a minimum of 3 women. Games are played at the Bona Field and the St Peter’s field. To book call Joan Burke @ 535-2557. Team must pay prior to receiving schedule. Canteen services will be available at the Bona Field on Saturday and Sunday.

Sponsored by: Brent’s Autobody

Ball field Canteen

Sponsored by: Harvey Realties Limited

1pm: Children’s Games: Scavenger Hunt

Sponsored by: Canso Ford

2pm: Children’s Games: Activity Fun

Sponsored by: Jigg’s Take Out

6pm to 9pm: Dinner Theatre: “Nineteen Hundred and 74 Nostalgia”.

An evening of nostalgia and laughs with a dinner theatre production based on life as a teen in St Peter’s during the 1970’s.

The show starts at 6pm, dinner will be served at intermission.

Cost is $30. per person.

Roast beef dinner with salad and desert.

Please contact Jaidon @ 535-3085 during business hours or Sharon @ 535-2512 for tickets. (deadline for tickets is August 26th)

Sponsored by: East Coast Credit Union

Sunday, September 1st

8am: Softball Tournament cont’d, including playoffs. Canteen services will be available at the Bona Field.

Sponsored by: Boudreau’s Fuels

Ball field Canteen

Sponsored by: MacDonnell’s Pharmacy

10am: Boat Poker Run at docks

Rain/wind date: September 2nd or 7th.

Registration begins at 10am at the floating docks. Poker hands available to boaters and non-boaters for $15. each. All pokers hands to be turned in by 2:30pm. 1st prize is 1/4 of the registration money, lots of other prizes to be drawn. Refreshments available. For more info contact Peter Baccardax at 535-3182.

Sponsored by: Blue Nose Insurance Brokers

1pm: Children’s Games: Cake Walk

Sponsored by: Causeway Optical/Coastal Vision Clinic

1:30pm: Children’s Games: Build Your Own Sundae

Sponsored by: V&L Electric Ltd.

1:45pm: Children’s Games: Water Balloon Toss

Sponsored by: Lobsters “R” Us

4pm to 6pm: Annual Festival Community Supper

An assortment of delectable cuisine.

$10. for adults and $5. for children under 10 years.

Please contact Jaindon at 535-3085 during business hours for more details. Please bring food in disposable containers, to prevent loss or damage, if you need some, contact Jaindon, there are some available at the hall.\Sponsored by: Spectrum Home Inspections/Spectrum Air Care

7pm: “Robert Bouchard” Concert

Come enjoy a great performance by the very talented ROBERT BOUCHARD

Cost is $10. per person at the door.

Sponsored by: Barkhouse Appraisals

All ticket draws including: 50/50 draw and the Quilt created and donated by Susan Walker.

Sponsored by: Bluewave Energy

A Big Thank You to all who participated and volunteered in the events, without you the Festival would cease to exsit.

Co-chairs: Rose Merrick and Sharon Chilvers


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