|A portion of the trail CBIH will walk on Sunday, 31 May, 2015|
Date: Wed, 27 May 2015 16:42:22 -0300
This is a general message to all Island Hoppers.
Pre -Walked trail at St Peter's and all systems are go. The trail was a bit damp in one or two areas but we did walk after a rain. There are no large puddles , but bring a second pair of shoes as reservations were made at the Cozy Corner restaurant for those of you who wish to have supper after the walk. Address is 9985 Grenville St , St Peter's. Your pre walkers pre ate at this eating establishment . Food is good , pub style ,reasonable prices and licensed . Happy trails everybody and see you on Sunday.Julie
Group Guided Walk will be held on Sunday 31 May, 2015
Time(s): Registration begins at 1:30 pm (13:30 Hours) - Walk Starts at 2:00 pm (14:00 Hours)
Location: Nova Scotia Provincial Park, Battery Park, St Peter's Canal
Park Entrance is located on the East side of the St Peter's Canal. When traveling from Sydney on Hwy 4 going west, turn left at the traffic light before the Canal Bridge or if coming from Port Hawkesbury on Hwy104 traveling east, cross over the Canal Bridge and make an immediate right turn, after the bridge.
St Peter's is a 90k drive from Sydney and a 65k drive from Port Hawkesbury.
See additional Park information:
Walk participants can select a 5k event or a full 10k and an optional 12k walk event.
The first part of the walk (5k) will take place in Battery Park and the remainder of the event (10 & 12k) will take place along the St Peter's Coastal Trail and the Canal Trail.
The Social Committee Chairperson Dianna MacDonald, has made reservations at Louie's Cozy Corner Restaurant in downtown St Peter's. Let Dianna know that you will be attending after the walk event, so that she can give the restaurant the numbers attending!!
Seems like a long ways off, but you must start planning now for our "Adventure in the Cape Breton Highlands National Park"!
Order your Earl Bird Entrance Fees as soon as possible:
Cape Breton Highland's National Park
Early Bird Fees available from 1 Nov - 30 June
This is the fees noted online at this time:
Go to the website for additional information and how to order"
ROOTS TO BOOTS FESTIVAL- 11-14 JUNE 2015
Not much time left to Sign-up for the "Beggars Banquet"
Contact the club President Cal Thistle for a Registration Form so that you can join the group for a great dinner event.
OR we can send you the forms online by contacting:
Outline of the festival events that CBIH will be sponsoring:
"ROOTS TO BOOT" - WALK EVENTS AND BEGGAR'S BANQUET
The first annual "Roots to boot" is a weekend festival taking place in the communities of Chéticamp and Louisbourg, 11 - 14 June 2015. It offers a unique blend of walks, storytelling, food experiences, local flavour concerts and late night square dances. The CB Island Hoppers have been invited to partner with Fortress Louisbourg Association and Parks Canada to provide a special walk program that will include Fortress Louisbourg and the Lighthouse Coastal Trail.
Lighthouse Coastal Trail
Start Point - Kennelly Point picnic area
Friday 12 June, Registration: 1:30pm, Walk Time: 2:00pm
Distance: 5k - 10k, Rating: 2A, 2B
Old Town and Fortress Louisbourg Trails
Start Point Royal Battery, Kennington Cove Road
Saturday 13 June, Registration: 2:00pm, Walk Time: 2:30pm
Distance: 5k - 10k, Rating: 2A, 2B
Beggar's Banquet Saturday
13 June 2015 - Point Of View Suites, 15 Commercial Street Extension http://www.louisbourgpointofview.com/beggars-banquet/
A Dining Experience of a Lifetime! An 18th Century Seafood Feast
Dinner is served promptly at 6:00pm, you must be on location by 5:30pm to be dressed for dinner (see website for further information)
There are 4 entrée choices - Lobster, Snow Crab, Grilled Halibut or Roasted 1/2 Chicken
Included with the meal: Halibut Chowder or Pea Soup, Rolls , Salad Bar , Hot Veggies, Rice, Ginger Cake, Tea / Coffee
A Wet Bar and Live Music will be available throughout the evening.
WALK FOR FUN FITNESS AND FRIENDSHIP WITH THE CAPE BRETON ISLAND HOPPERS VOLKSSPORT CLUB!