Trails Tales Tunes announces 2017 lineup, including The Secrets, Tomato Tomato +more!

Trails Tales Tunes returns to Norris Point in 2017 for its eleventh year, May 19 – 28! The festival just released its schedule for the whole week, which includes performances from The Secrets, Tomato Tomato, Newfoundland The Band, Matthew Byrne, and more!

See the full schedule below (or check out trailstalestunes.ca). Some events are admission by donation, but some pre-sale tickets will be available, on sale as of April 3, 2017 (mark your calendar!). For ticket details, see the Ticket page on the Trails, Tales, and Tunes website.

See photos and videos from Trails, Tales, and Tunes 2015 by clicking here.

Trails, Tales, and Tunes 2017 Schedule

Friday May 19, 2017:

LAWN Art Exhibit- Opening Reception @ Sugar Hill Inn
May 19 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Entertainment: Gloria & Jack Kent
Exhibit will continue throughout the Festival at Sugar Hill Inn and The Bonne Bay Marine Station

TGIF Festival Kick-off Happy Hour @ The Cat Stop
May 19 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Entertainment: Kacie Callahan

Tales & Tunes Opening Concert @ Norris Point Town Hall
May 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Entertainment: Norpen Aboriginal Women’s Circle, Jeff Quilty, Jean Hewson & Christina Smith, Jacinda Beals Band; Admission by donation or to reserve a seat for $25

A Time @ The Cat Stop
May 19 @ 10:00 pm – May 20 @ 12:30 am

Entertainment: Rum Ragged; Admission: $10 at the door

A Time @ The Lions Den
May 19 @ 10:00 pm – May 20 @ 12:30 am

Entertainment by Wade Hillier & Band; Admission $5 at door

Saturday, May 20, 2017:

Celebrate the Sea Day @ Norris Point Waterfront
May 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Waterfront activities for all ages
Entertainment 12:00 – 5:00 PM:  The Roses, Emma Peckford, Jean Hewson & Christina Smith & more.

Trail – Burnt Hill
May 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Local Guides and Local Lore w/ Norpen AboriginalWomen’s Circle
Meet at The Cat Stop, Norris Point Waterfront

Tales & Tunes Concert @ Norris Point Town Hall
May 20 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Entertainment: Bob Porter & Dale Kennedy, Megan Gail Coles, Tomato Tomato, Rum Ragged
Admission by donation or to reserve a seat for $25

A Time @ The Lions Club
May 20 @ 10:00 pm – May 21 @ 12:30 am

Entertainment: Spree; Admission: $5 at the door

A Time @ The Cat Stop
May 20 @ 10:00 pm – May 21 @ 12:30 am

Entertainment: Jacinda Beals Band; Admission: $10 at the door

Sunday, May 21, 2017:

Two Bike Rides: Bonne Bay Loop / Lighthouse Loop @ Norris Point Waterfront
May 21 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Bonne Bay Loop: ‘To Hill & Back’ 75 km or add the Lighthouse Loop for 90 km Cost $30.00 (youth -18 and under- free) sponsored by Cycle Solutions. Register at Cat Stop between 8:30 and 9:00 AM Water taxi departs Norris Pt. Wharf 9:30 AM sharp.

Lighthouse Loop: 30 km Cost $10.00 (youth -18 & under- free) Register at Cat Stop between 8:30 and 11:15 AM.

Trail – Lobster Cove Head – Tidal Pools
May 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Local Guides & Local Lore; Meet at Rocky Harbour Lighthouse Parking Lot

Wheels and Reels – Welcome Back Bikers @ The Cat Stop
May 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Aaron Collis & Daniel Payne

Socan Foundation Session 1 @ Bonne Bay Marine Station
May 21 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Angus Stewart, Sherman Downey, & Jacinda Beals w/host Mike McDonald; Tickets $15

Tales & Tunes Concert @ Norris Point Town Hall
May 21 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Entertainment: Matthew Byrne, Megan Gail Coles, Tomato Tomato, Jean Hewson & Christina Smith
Admission by donation or to reserve a seat for $25

A Time @ The Lions Club
May 21 @ 10:00 pm – May 22 @ 12:30 am

Entertainment: Bob Porter & Dale Kennedy; Admission: $5 at the door

A Time @ The Cat Stop
May 21 @ 10:00 pm – May 22 @ 12:30 am

Entertainment: The Catch; Admission: $10 at the door

Monday, May 22, 2017:

Trail – James Humber Heritage Walk @ James Humber Trail
May 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Local Guides & Local Lore w/ Bridgett Swift & Dahlia Waller. Meet at J.A. Walsh Ctr.

Sports Day @ Norris Point Playground
May 22 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Ages 6-12 Games, Prizes, Pizza – Norris Point Playground

Music and Friends Open Session @ The Cat Stop
May 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Host: Jeff Quilty

Young Performers Showcase @ Norris Point Town Hall
May 22 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Host: Mike McDonald; Entertainment: TBA. Admission by Donation.

Up Close @ Bonne Bay Marine Station
May 22 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Entertainment: Matthew Byrne & Sherman Downey; Tickets $15

Open Mic with Mike @ The Cat Stop
May 22 @ 9:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Host: Mike McDonald; Free Admission

Tuesday, May 23, 2017:

Trail – Coastal Walk – Green Point
May 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Local Guides & Local Lore; Meet at the Green Point Campground

Learn Tin Whistle with Gerry Strong @ J.A. Walsh Centre
May 23 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Free Admission; Bring your whistle or purchase on site for $15

Canada 150 Celebration BBQ @ The Lions Club
May 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Food Compliments of TTT / Cash Bar

Post Barbecue “Time” @ The Lions Club
May 23 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Entertainment: The Ramblin’ Rovers; Admission by Donation

Wednesday, May 24, 2017:

Woody Point Photo Hunt
May 24 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm

Water Taxi leaves Norris Point Waterfront 10:00 AM & returns 1:30 PM.
$15.00 Lunch included. Meet at the Cat Stop. Bring your camera, iphone, ipad and join in the photo scavenger hunt.

Details & Registration @ 709-458-3604

Tunes at the Bonne Bay Health Centre @ Bonne Bay Health Centre
May 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Entertainment: The Shed Band

Learn Tin Whistle with Gerry Strong @ J.A. Walsh Centre
May 24 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Free Admission; Bring your whistle or purchase on site for $15.

Music and Friends Open Session @ The Cat Stop
May 24 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Host: Daniel Payne w/guest Jeff Anderson

Community Concert @ Norris Point Town Hall
May 24 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Entertainment: Angie Payne & Anita Best, Gerry Strong’s Whistlers, Zach Sacrey, Shirley Montague & more. Admission by donation

Thursday, May 25, 2017:

Trail – To the Base of Gros Morne Mountain – Mattie Mitchell Tribute Walk
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Local Guides & Local Lore Meet at Gros Morne Mountain Hiking Trail Parking Lot

Music and Friends Open Session @ The Cat Stop
May 25 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Host: Barbara Bellows

Mattie Mitchell Remembered @ Bonne Bay Marine Station
May 25 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Gary Collins & Paul Pike; Tickets $15

A Time @ The Cat Stop
May 25 @ 9:00 pm – 11:30 pm

Entertainment: The Secrets, Russell deCarle & Steve Briggs.; Admission by donation or BBMS ticket.

Friday, May 26, 2017:

Trail – St. Paul’s Heritage Trail
May 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Local Guides & Local Lore Meet at the St. Paul’s Playground.

Drop-in – Rudy’s Gas & Conv. / Pub & Grub
May 26 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Entertainment: The Shed Band Fun & Refreshments

TGIF Happy Hour @ The Cat Stop
May 26 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Entertainment: Jodie Rice

Tales & Tunes Concert @ Norris Point Town Hall
May 26 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Entertainment: Russell deCarle & Steve Briggs, Big Pink Pussy, Kyran Pennell, The Secrets
Admission by donation or to reserve a seat for $25

A Time @ The Lions Club
May 26 @ 10:00 pm – May 27 @ 12:30 am

Entertainment: Charlie Payne, Jodie Rice, Rufus Drake, Mike McDonald
Admission: $5 at the door

A Time @ The Cat Stop
May 26 @ 10:00 pm – May 27 @ 12:30 am

Entertainment: Newfoundland the Band; Admission: $10 at the door

Saturday, May 27, 2017:

Trail – Baker’s Brook Falls (Little Pond Loop)
May 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Local Guides and Local Lore. Meet at Berry Hill Parking Lot.

Lions Club Market Day @ The Lions Club
May 27 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Entertainment from 1:00 – 3:00 with Bill Coates & Sean Payne

SOCAN Foundation Session 2 @ Bonne Bay Marine Station
May 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Entertainment: The Secrets, Russell deCarle & Steve Briggs; Tickets $15

Music and Friends Open Session @ The Cat Stop
May 27 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Host: Daniel Payne w/guest Kyran Pennell

Tales & Tunes Concert @ Norris Point Town Hall
May 27 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Entertainment: Wayne Parsons, The Catch, Newfoundland the Band; Admission by donation or to reserve a seat for $25

A Time @ The Lions Club
May 27 @ 10:00 pm – May 28 @ 12:30 am

Entertainment: Les Benoit; Admission: $5 at the door

A Time @ The Cat Stop
May 27 @ 10:00 pm – May 28 @ 12:30 am

Entertainment: Three of a Kind; Admission: $10 at the door

Sunday, May 28, 2017:

Trails and Tails Bird Walk @ Gros Morne / Norris Point KOA
May 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

With Darroch Whitaker Meet at the KOA Campground

Labrador Tea – VOBB @ Julia Ann Walsh Centre
May 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Entertainment: Lena Onalik, Shirley Montague, Newfoundland the Band; Admission by donation

Music and Friends Open Session @ The Cat Stop
May 28 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Host: Mike McDonald

Tales & Tunes Closing Concert @ Norris Point Town Hall
May 28 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Entertainment: Gayle Tapper, Les Benoit, Russell deCarle & Steve Briggs; Admission by donation or to reserve a seat for $25

Closing Party @ The Lions Club
May 28 @ 10:00 pm – May 29 @ 12:00 am

Entertainment: Off the Cuff; Free Admission