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What's On in the Area
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Newfoundland's Southern Avalon is very rich in culture, history and traditions. Being one of the earliest areas settled on the island, it is steeped in stories shared through music, art, crafts, food and most importantly the welcoming spirit of the people.

 

We hope you take in as much as your time allows and don't hesitate to say hello and ask questions of the locals. Everyone is a storyteller here and we love to overshare :-).

Ongoing

Mistaken Point - Portugal Cove South 

Open mid-May to mid-Oct

565 million year old fossils - not to be missed if visiting the area. Tours MUST be booked in advance. To reserve a space call the Reserve Interpreters at (709) 438-1011 or email   mistakenpointtour@gov.nl.ca.

ECHO - Trepassey

Amelia Earhart spent 12 days in Trepassey before crossing the Atlantic, making her the first woman to cross the Atlantic by air. ECHO has been set up to promote the Southern Avalon with initiatives and events that showcase our historical assets. Watch this space for event updates.

Whale Watching - St. Vincent's

mid-June to early-August

Humpback whales dance (or swim) to their own tune which makes it very hard to follow their patterns. Thankfully the good folks of St. Vincents have started a Facebook Page that alerts visitors when whales are spotted

Hiking - Avalon Wilderness

Coastlines, Barrens, etc.

The East Coast Trail has not reaches as far as the Avalon's southern tip yet, but that doesn't mean there is no hiking. In fact there is incredible hiking opportunities on un-groomed and non-crowded landscape. We can suggest short, medium and long hiking opportunities per your request.

Sunday Matinee - Sun., June 30th

Michelle & Jeanie Myrick

The Myrick sisters return to their childhood living room where we grew up singing with our father!

Join us for an afternoon of traditional, original and a few of the songs our father was well known for singing.

Matinee - Sun., Sept 8th

Judy Brazil

Judy Brazil is originally from the neighbouring community of Trepassey. Her love of music consists mainly of Traditional Irish/Nfld, Folk and Country has stayed with her since her childhood days. A well celebrated songwriter, Judy released her 5th CD, "My True Love" in December 2022.

We're delighted to welcome Judy back to The Keeper's Kitchen stage for a delightful afternoon celebrating music and friendship.

Matinee - Sun., Sept 29th

Ronnie Power & Jordan Harnum

Ronnie Power is no stranger to the Irish roots community here on the Southern Shore/Irish Loop. An original member of the infamous "Irish Descendants", he is  an accomplished multi-instrumentalist and songwriter. 

Born and raised in New Harbour, Jordan Harnum grew up surrounded by stories and songs. His debut album earned him a nomination for Music NL’s Celtic Artist of the Year for 2018. "The Boys Around The Bay" was produced and partially cowritten by Glenn Simmons (The Fables, Wonderful Grand Band). Jordan has also been co-writing songs with Quote the Raven, Ronnie Power, Jeff Pittman, and Geoff Panting. 

Join us for what is sure to be a wonderful afternoon of entertainment. 

Dinner & Show - Sat., Aug. 31st

Shirley Montague

Originally from North West River in Labrador, Shirley is no stranger to the stage. She has performed her original songs around the world - songs that were inspired by a love of our province and the beautiful sights it provides.

The recipient of numerous awards, we are absolutely thrilled to Shirley as our featured artist for an intimate evening of music and storytelling. This is one show you won’t want to miss.

Dinner & Show - Sat., Sept 14th

Tim and Valerie Walsh

Tim and Val are partners in life and on the stage. Their sweet melodies and sometimes haunting harmonies will leave you in awe. 

Truly a touching performance for all in attendance as well as a night full of laughter, music and friends. Come join us for an unforgettable evening.

Dinner & Show - Sat., Oct 5th

Kevin Evans

Kevin Evans has played all around the world from sea to shining sea as one half of the popular duo Evans & Doherty and most recently as a member of The Irish Rovers. 

A recognized solo artist in his own right, he has also accompanied many local bands such as The Irish Descendants, The Punters and the 8 Track Favourites to name just a few. 


No stranger to any stage, we're thrilled to welcome him to ours! Join us for a wonderful night of music.

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I've dined all over the world, but I've never seen anyplace go from a fine dining setting to a Newfoundland kitchen party in seconds flat. What an awesome experience The Keeper's Kitchen offer their guests!

Fergus Hartery

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