Newfoundland & Labrador – November 2016 Event Listings

There are some great events taking place throughout the month of November 2016 – stay tuned for more, but in the meantime hit the road and take in these highlights of Newfoundland.

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Spirit of Newfoundland Dinner Theatre- St. John's
runs throughout the year
Spirit of Newfoundland & Labrador is a dynamic and spirited company in its 15th year. It consists of trained vocalists who flaunt their Newfoundland heritage by singing passionate, vibrant and harmony-filled songs. The group has delighted Queens, Prime Ministers, Presidents and thousands of loyal fans. The name of the company embraces and celebrates the rich spirit, culture and talent of Newfoundland and Labrador. Visit the website for more details


St. Paul Music Cafe- Harbour Grace
Throughout the year
This adult music cafe showcases musical talent from the local area. It features vocal & instrumental performances. Genres range from gospel, to jazz, country, pop and folk music. Call (709) 596 7549 or email [email protected]


st. john's farmers marketSt. John’s Farmer’s Market- Lion’s Chalet
Every Saturday until December 18
It is a busy season at the St. John’s Farmers Market. New vendors and more farmers are making the Market a great opportunity to find a wide selection of high quality products; all fresh and locally produced. In addition, you’ll find such products as paleo, gluten-free and vegan treats, handmade soup mixes, delicious sauces, jam and preserves, pickled vegetables, fresh wild blueberries, international food from Africa, India, Turkey, Brazil, Thailand, Colombia and much more. We also have a wide diversity of local artists showing their unique creations. For more information visit


Red Maple Festival- Grand Falls-Windsor
runs until November 5
Best decorated Halloween House Contest, community fall festival featuring swimming, hockey tournament, ball hockey tournament, horse drawn rides, mockey game, pre-teen & teen dances, adult dances and community skating. This event concludes with a huge bonfire and mini fireworks at Centennial Field. Further details can be found by clicking here


Annual BPAC Craft Fair- Marystown
November 4 - 6
Take in the fun & friendly chatter of our largest regional craft fair, an annual gathering place for hundreds of artisans ages 16 to 90. Local musicians fill the air with songs as you enjoy the taste, smell & colors of their juried wares: Christmas cakes, gingerbread, fudge, homemade bread, bright knits & felt hats, jewelry, books, sealskin & woodwork, soaps 7 Candles, quilts, floral décor. Demos and workshops. Door prize, raffle. BPAC funds raise support arts in our communities. For more info, click here


St. John's International Food and Craft Expo- Holiday Inn
November 6
Event activities include  Entertainment and Food & Craft Fair featuring local and immigrant vendors representing more than 20 countries. Help celebrate cultural diversity and promote small business development in Newfoundland and Labrador. For more info, check out the website



Christmas Craft Fair- ACC,  St. John's
November 9 - 13
The Craft Council's Christmas Craft Fair has more than 40 years of history, bringing its loyal supporters an eclectic offering of fine craft. Works in metal, clay, wood, paper, fibre, bone, stone and glass have been crafted with skill and care and are presented by their makers. This is your opportunity to meet the craftspeople, hear their stories and bring home fine craft that will please you - and everyone on your Christmas list. Make this Fair the start of your Christmas season. Visit the website for more details.




fdv_2016_siteFestival du Vent- St. John's
November 16 - 19
An annual celebration of French culture, & the wind. The francophones of the St. John's region have organized a fall festival at the Centre scolaire et communautaire des Grands-Vents, the heart of French culture on the Avalon Peninsula. Come discover music, visual arts, circus acts, theatre and kite flying in an atmosphere of francophone pride. Click here to learn more


Christmas at the Commissariat- St. John's
November 19 - 20 & 26 - 27
Warm cider by the fire, sing-along carols, and special candlelit tours of the Commissariat with characters from 1830s St. John’s - beware the Christmas fool! (Tours in 10 min. intervals will start after the lighting of the Yule. (Dress warmly!) Further details can be found by clicking here


Paradise International Food and Craft Expo-Rotary Paradise Youth and Community Centre
November 20
Event activities include Entertainment and Food & Craft Fair featuring local and immigrant vendors representing more than 20 countries. Help celebrate cultural diversity and promote small business development in Newfoundland and Labrador. For more info, check out the website


4th Annual Printers' Fair - The Rocket Room, St. John's
November 20, 11am - 5pm
Prints! Books! Cards! Letterpress! Zines! Chapbooks! Broadsides! Handmade goods! Press-made goods! Shirts! Beat the Christmas rush and find something unique and interesting. Vendors include: Doodlepalooza, Sylvia Bendza, Graham Blair Woodcuts, Caroline Clarke, Lori Doody, Meghan Fahey, Philippa Jones, Christine Koch, Janet Peter, Pink Eye Prints, Pinpoint Ink, Rehearsals Rehearsals, Running the Goat Books & Broadsides, Anita Singh, St. Michael’s Printshop, Susan Lee Stephen, VANL-CARFAC, Walpurgis Press, walking bird press, Jennifer Morgan & Cathia Finkel.


Bay Roberts Festival of Lights BAY-ROBERTS-CHRISTMAS
November 23 - January 6
The Festival of Lights is a collection of community events that celebrate the season of Christmas. A two time National Winters Lights winner, the festival hosts the largest Nativity collection east of Montreal and the provinces first and largest intelligent light park. Boasting two Santa Claus parades, one in the day and one at night. Come a "mummering"  at an old fashion concert! Join  a sing-a-long in the beautifully decorated Christmas Chalet and don't forget your camera! Visit the town website to find out more


Lighting Ceremony- Town Hall, Portugal Cove St. Philip's
November 29
Come join the Mayor, Council, and Town Hall staff as they kick off the week long celebration of the season with their Annual Tree Lighting! Take in the beautiful light show with Christmas carols and hot chocolate. Visit the community's facebook page for details.


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