With the leaves beginning to change colour and plenty of sunshine still left, Gros Morne is the best place to be as the season changes in to fall, and what better way to celebrate than at the Gros Morne Fall Fest in Cow Head.

Returning to Cow Head September 28 through October 1, the Gros Morne Fall Fest encompasses music, storytelling, food, craft workshops, and much more. Check out the full schedule below, and learn more about the Gros Morne Fall Fest at their website!

Thursday September 28:

12:00 noon Lunch and Music at Shallow Bay Motel, with Daniel Payne. Soup, sandwich, dessert, tea or coffee. Sponsored by CBDC Nortip. Fee: $6

1:00 pm Rug Hook-In & Knitting Demonstration at Dr. Henry N. Payne Community Museum.

3:00 pm Paint a Fish Workshop at Long Range Academy. For students, parents and anyone wishing to come along. Register at Museum 243-2023. Fee: by donation

7:00 pm Silent Auction at Shallow Bay Motel.

7:30 pm Fly Me to the Moon at Warehouse Theatre, Gros Morne Theatre Festival. www.theatrenewfoundland.com

9:30 pm Opening Concert at Shallow Bay Motel with Wayne Parsons (Anchors Aweigh), Charlie Payne and friends. Finger food sponsored by Shaw Direct. Limited number of tickets. Fee: $15

Reserve your ticket for Saturday Nights Fine Dining! View menu here. (709) 243-2471

 

Friday September 29:

9:00 am Music Workshop with Students at Long Range Academy with Fergus O’Byrne and Jim Payne.

10:00 am Moose Tufting Workshop at Town Hall with Duncan Chisolm. Register at Museum 243-2023. Fee: $200

12:00 noon Silent Auction continues at Shallow Bay Motel. 12:00 noon Lunch and Music at Shallow Bay Motel with local musicians “The MisFits”. Lobster Chowder/Fish & Chips

12:00 noon Lunch and Music at Back Cove Café with Daniel Payne. Fish ‘n Chips/Fish ‘n Brewis.

1:00 pm Storytelling and Darning Demonstration at Dr. Henry N. Payne Museum. Bring those socks and learn to mend those holes.

1:00 -3:00 pm Smartphone Filmmaking Workshop at Long Range Academy with Tom Cochrane (Old Crow Magazine). Sponsored by Creative Gros Morne.

2:00 pm Landscape Fabric Art Workshop at Shallow Bay Motel with Bride Locke. Register at Museum 243-2023. Fee: $20

4:00 pm Viking Knitting Workshop at St. Mary’s Church Hall with Janis Evans. Register at Museum 243-2023. Fee: $25

5:00 pm Moose Dinner & Music at St. Mary’s Church Hall. Sponsored by St. Mary’s Anglican Church Women. Fee: $10

5:00 pm Steak Night /Fish & Chips at Shallow Bay Motel.

5:00 pm Fish ‘n Chips/Fish ’n Brewis at Back Cove Café.

6:00 pm Canada 150 Clue Hunt at St. Mary’s Church Hall. Register at St. Mary’s Church Hall.

7:30 pm Fly Me To the Moon at Warehouse Theatre, Gros Morne Theatre Festival. www.theatrenewfoundland.com

9:30 pm Concert at Shallow Bay Motel with Fergus O’Byrne, Jim Payne, and Daniel Payne. Special guest: Braden Parsons. Traditional dancing. Limited number of tickets. Fee: $15. To follow: Open Mic and Karaoke at Shallow Bay Motel.

 

Saturday, September 30

9:00 -11:00 am Beans, bologna and all the fixins’ Breakfast at St. Mary’s Church Hall. Wash it all down with a good dose of Traditional Newfound land Music. Sponsored by War Memorial Committee. Fee: $7

9:30 am Moose Tufting continues.

9:30 am Lapidary Workshop at Long Range Academy with Don Dunphy. Fee: $75

10:00 am Editing Smartphone Filmmaking location TBA, with Tom Cochrane (Old Crow Magazine). Sponsored by Creative Gros Morne.

10:00 am Cycling the Scenic Run meet at Dr. Henry N. Payne Museum. Old road to St. Paul’s to Broom Point. Weather permitting. Approximately 30 km. Fee: $10.

10:00 am Manx Quilting Workshop at Shallow Bay Motel with Regina McCarthy. Fee: $50

10:30 am Youth Concert at Dr. Henry N. Payne Museum with Fergus O’ Byrne and Jim Payne. Fee: $5

12:00 pm Silent Auction continues at Shallow Bay Motel.

12:00 pm Lunch & Music at Shallow Bay Motel. Lobster Chowder/ Fish & Chips.

12:00 pm Lunch & Music at Back Cove Café. Pea Soup.

1:00 pm Heart and Soul – Tour Cow Head Summerside with Glenda, Daniel, Fergus and Jim ending at the Amphitheatre for “A Taste of Gros Morne” (approx. 2 1/2 hours). Fee: $20

3:00 pm Traditional Music and Song at Dr. Henry N. Payne Community Museum with the MisFits. Meet George, a retired fisherman as he walks you through the art of “Knittin’ Heads”

4:00 pm Preparing for the Gros Morne Fall Fest Craft Fair Workshop at Warehouse Theatre with Brenda Stratton, Craft Sector Development Specialist.

4:00 pm Music and Song at Shallow Bay Motel. Feel free to bring your own instrument and jam with us. Fee: by donation

5:00 pm Dinner at Back Cove Café. Evening specials.

6:00 pm Dining Fine at Shallow Bay Motel with Chef Jake Meade. Reservations 243-2471

9:00 pm Musical Soiree at Warehouse Theatre. Music by Stephanie Payne, Marquita Walsh and Daniel Payne. Limited number of tickets. Fee: $15. Click the link to reserve tickets: http://www.theatrenewfoundland.com/

10:30 pm Open Mic and Karaoke at Shallow Bay Motel.

 

Sunday, October 1:

10:00 am – Craft Fair & Craft Demonstrations at Shallow Bay Motel.

4:00 pm Demonstrations in fly tying and knitting. 9:30 am Moose Tufting continues.

10:00 am Kids Korner at Shallow Bay Motel. Crafts and games sponsored by Shaw Direct.

10:00 am Silent Auction continues. 10:00 am – Make Your Own Talking Sticks and Jewelry + Interactive

12:00 noon Drumming at St. Mary’s Church Hall with the Norpen Aboriginal Women’s Group. Family time. Fee: $10 or $20 family

12:00 noon Jigs Dinner and Music at Back Cove Café. 12:00 noon Lunch at Shallow Bay Motel. Lobster Chowder/Fish & Chips.

1:00 pm – Make Your Own Medicine Bags + Interactive Drumming and 3:00 pm Painting in Mi’kmaq at St. Mary’s Church Hall. Norpen Aboriginal Women’s Group Family time. Fee: $10.00 or $20.00 family

2:00 pm Survivor Challenge (ages 12 and up) with Andy Nichols Meet at the Amphitheatre. Sponsored by Western Health-Suicide Awareness.

2:00 pm Kids Korner at Shallow Bay Motel with Parka and the Tattoo Machine. Presentation of “Lighthouses”. Sponsored by Parks Canada.

2:00 pm Music and Song at Shallow Bay Motel with Daniel Payne & The Misfits. Feel free to bring your own instrument and jam with us. Fee: by donation

3:00 pm Silent Auction ends

7:00 pm Burgeo Choir at St. Mary’s Anglican Church. Fee: by donation

Find out more about the Gros Morne Fall Fest in Cow Head at their website or by visiting their Facebook Page.