Newfoundland & Labrador – October 2017 Event Listings

There are some great events taking place throughout the month of October 2017 – stay tuned for more, but in the meantime hit the road and take in these highlights of Newfoundland & Labrador.

EVENT-150x150AND...if you've got an event coming up - drop us a line at [email protected]  with the details and we'll do our best to get it in there.

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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 23
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


Festival of New Dance- LSPU Hall, St. John's
September 25 - October 7
Neighbourhood Dance Works is proud to be the primary presenter of contemporary dance in Newfoundland and Labrador. Each year we present celebrated local, national and international dance artists in the Festival of New Dance and through artistic residencies and special projects. Find out more by clicking this link

FALL in Love with Bay Roberts
October 1-31
Experience a Halloween Park with a haunted tour, pumpkin fest, Thanksgiving walk, guided historic walks, avail of various business discounts. Click here to learn more visit

Partridgeberry Festival- Iceberg Arena, Fogo Island
October 6 - 8
Showcasing partridgeberries and produce of Fogo Island. Farmers market, crafts, demonstration of traditional woodworking, quilting and rug hooking skills for young and old. The people of Fogo Island and Change Islands will show you how they feel about their heritage and why it's important to keep it alive. Music, jam sessions, food, talks on the benefits of berries, bake-off, crafts, harvest competitions, vinegars made with local berries, dancing. Follow this link for further details


Fall Bazaar- Parish of the Resurrection, South River
October 7
Annual Parish Fall Bazaar, Saturday, October 8, 10am - 2pm. We will need preserves, crafts, baked goods, monetary donations. If you do any of these please put some aside for our sale. More details shortly. As always we are looking for volunteers for that day. Sign up sheets will be in the Emmaus Room in the coming weeks. For more info, contact Valerie at [email protected]


Trapline Marathon- Happy Valley- Goose Bay

Trapline Marathon- Happy Valley- Goose Bay
October 6 - 8

A unique, heritage oriented, Boston qualifying marathon event. To find out more, go to:


St. John's Storytelling Festival- various venues
October 10 - 15

Come see why storytelling is one of Newfoundland's most entertaining and enduring forms of expression. Various dates and venues - see website for full details and bios of featured tellers:


St. John's International Women's Festival
October 18 - 22
A 5-day film festival that attracts industry professionals and film enthusiasts. About 80 films - documentaries, short films and feature works - will be screened. A 4-day International Film Forum featuring keynote addresses, seminars, workshops and face-to-face industry meetings for emerging filmmakers and seasoned producers.  For a complete list of events and schedules, go here

St. John's Christmas at the Glacier: Festival of Craft & Art- Mount Pearl
October 19 - 23
Over 150 craft producers and artists from 7 provinces, now in its 22th year- don't miss this festival of craft and art. The largest and highest attended event of this type in the Province. It's become a Christmas shopping tradition! Check out



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