Coal Dust Days
 (902) 862-4710
July 13, 2018 to July 22, 2018

EVENTS PAGE

  
Coal Dust Days 2018


WEEK LONG EVENTS
July 13th – 22nd

 
Coal Dust Days Mini-Putt at River Ryan Campground
 For more information call (902)-862-8367.
 
Fort Petrie Historic Military Museum
 For more information call (902)-317-3749.
 
New Waterford Library Paint Café Art
 For more information call (902)-862-2892.
 
WARM UP EVENTS

July 2nd & 3rd
 Tavern Tour T-Shirt Registration
 Registration will take place on Monday July 2nd from 11:00AM to 7:00PM and Tuesday July 3rd from 12:00PM to 8:00PM. For more information call (902)-862-4710.
 
July 19th – 22nd
 New Waterford Credit Union Minor Baseball Weekend
For more information call (902)-565-5774.
 
July 20th – 22nd
 The Peter Durdle Memorial Open
 For more information call (902)-862-8272.
 
Day 1 – July 13th 2018

3v3 Basketball Challenge 1:00PM to 3:00PM
Come and show your basketball skills at BEC! For more information or to register call (902)-862-4710. Registration ends July 9th 2018.

Coal Dust Days Doll Carriage and Bicycle Parade 6:00pm
Beginning at Town Square Park (across from Needs on Plummer Ave) and ending at the Rose Schwartz Memorial Park with a magic show by Jokers Wild to follow! For more information call 902-862-4710

Night of Entertainment with Reggie & Everette 7:00PM to 11:00PM
Held at the Army Navy & Airforce. For more information call (902)-862-7320.

Dance at the French Club 10:00PM to 2:00AM
Entertainment by “GTO”. Must be 19 years or older. For more information call (902)-862-3177.
 
Day 2 – July 14th 2018
 
King Coal’s Superhero Birthday Bash 2:00PM to 4:00PM
  Come celebrate and dress as your favourite superhero at Colliery Lands Park. For more information call (902)-862-4710.
 
Good Choice Music 6:00PM to 10:00PM
Held at the Army Navy & Airforce. For more information call (902)-862-2084 or (902)-862-7320.
 
“Cherry Bomb” Performs Live 10:00PM to 2:00AM
 Held at the Rack and Roll. $5 cover charge and must be 19 years or older. For more information call (902)-862-8701.
 
Jackpot Karaoke 10:00PM to 2:00AM
Held at the French Club. Must be 19 or older. For more information call (902)-862-3177.
 
Day 3 – July 15th 2018
 
Meat Roll 2:30PM
 Held at Royal Canadian Legion. $2 a roll and must be 19 years or older. For more information call (902)-862-3367.
 
Coal Dust Days Parade 4:00PM
Formation takes place starting at 2:30PM at Greenfield. The route for this year’s parade departs Greenfield and proceeds down Union Hwy to Emerald Street, down Emerald Street to King Street, down King St to Plummer Avenue, down Plummer Ave to Heelan Street, down Heelan St to Ellsworth Avenue and ending at Colliery Lands Park. Where awards will be distributed. For more information or to register an entry please call 902-862-4710
 
Parking Lot Party 4:30PM
 Held at Colliery Lands Park, stop by to grab a bite to eat and listen to some great music. The CBRM Fun Van will on site providing activities for the kids. For more information call 902-862-4710
 
Kitchen Party with Fred & Curtis 2:30PM to 6:00PM
Held at the French Club, for more information call the club at 902-862-3177
 
BINGO 7:15PM
Held at the Army Navy & Airforce Unit 217. For more information call 902-537-2527
 
This Moment is Mine with Kevin Collins 7:15PM
Held at St. Leonard’s Parish on Mt Carmel Avenue starting at 7:15pm. Tickets on sale for $20 at Parish Office. For more information call the Pastoral Center at 902-862-2255
 
Day 4 – July 16th 2018
 
The Kaye MacSween Memorial “Walk and talk the Loop” Family Fun 9:00AM
 Grab your sneakers and walk the loop. Starts at the Rose Schwartz Park and ends at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 15 where refreshments will be served.  
 
Adult Roller Skate 10:00AM
 Held at the New Waterford District Community Center. For more information phone the rink at 902-862-6031.
 
Greet & Meet (All Day Event)
 Held at the Army Navy & Airforce Unit 217. A great place to meet, catch up and enjoy a game of pool or darts. For more information call 902-862-2084
 
Jurassic Garden Workshop 12:00PM to 4:00PM
 Held at Family HeirBlooms on Plummer Ave. For more information call Katie at 902-862-6468 or email [email protected]
 
6th Annual Sports Hall of Fame 6:00PM
By Invitation Only. Held at the KOC. Dinner and Awards from 6:00PM to 9:00PM with dance open to the public at 9:00PM. For more information phone the KOC at 902-862-6104
 
8th Annual Pet Show 11:00AM
 Held at the Rose Schwartz Memorial Park. Prizes will be given out for Best Costume, Best Pet/Owner Match, Best Behaved, Best Trick, and Best Groomed. For more information call 902-862-4710
 
Meat Roll 7:00PM
 Held at the French Club. $2.00 per roll, and you must be 19 or older. For more information call the Club at 902-862-3177
 
Family Walk In Drive In 7:30PM
Held at the New Waterford District Community Center. Doors open at 7:30PM and the show starts at 8:00PM. Sit back and enjoy a new family release on the giant movie screen. For more information call 902-862-4710

Magic & Hypnotist 8:00PM to 10:30PM
Held at the Rack and Roll. Enjoy a night of magic and hypnosis with Carmin Giorno. $5.00 Cover Charge and you must be 19 years of age or older. For more information call 902-862-8701

Day 5 – July 17th 2018
 
Annual Coal Dust Days Bicycle Rodeo 10:00AM
Held at the New Waterford Firehall Parking Lot. Participants must be between ages 5 and 12 and appropriate protective gear must be worn. For more information call 902-862-4710

New Waterford Open Golf Tournament 1:00PM “Shot Gun Start”
Held at the Lingan Golf and Country Club. Number of entries is limited, apply early for entrance. Applications are on a first come first serve basis. Registration fee is $30 for members and $40 for non-members. Please register at Strum Insurance by July 14. For more information call Brian at 902-862-8932 or Jared at 902-371-4793

Sit & Chat 10:00AM to Close
 Located at the Army Navy & Airforce. A great place to sit and chat with old friends home for Coal Dust Days or play a game of pool or darts. For more information call 902-862-2084

Tarbish 2:00PM
 Held at the New Waterford Pensioners Club. For more information call 902-862-2213

Garden Party at Maple Hill Manor 2:00PM
 Come out and enjoy an afternoon in the garden. Entertainment, ice cream and refreshments will be provided. For more information call 902-862-6495

11th Annual Antique Car Show & Concert 6:00PM to 9:00PM
 Cars will be displayed on Plummer Ave between St Ann St and 8th St. The first 130 cars will receive a dash plaque. Also “Clockwork” will be playing some awesome tunes in Rose Schwartz Park. For more information call 902-862-4710

Fun Darts 7:00PM
Open to members and guests. $5.00 per person and you must be 19 years of age or older. All money returned in prizes. For more information call 902-862-3367

Steak Darts 7:30PM
Held at the French Club. Entry fee is $6.00 and you must be 19 years of age or older. Music and entertainment by Gaye Desveaux. For more information call 902-862-3177

BINGO @ THE RINK 7:30
Held at the New Waterford District Community Center. For more information call 902-862-6031

Wing Night at the Rack with “Bandit” Performing Live 6:00PM
Live entertainment and wings are served from 6:00PM to 10:00PM, with the bar open until 2:00AM. For more information call 902-862-8701

Day 6 – July 18th 2018

8th Annual Susan Coombs Memorial Teddy Bear Picnic & Sobeys Children’s Festival 1:00PM to 3:00PM
 Held at Colliery Lands Park. Bring your favorite Teddy Bear, for lots of family fun. For more information call 902-862-4710

Big Daddies Make Your Own Pizza 1:00PM to 3:00PM
Come make and eat your own pizza. Ages 5-12. Spaces are limited, call 902-862-8009 to pre-register
 
Fat Boys Make Your Own Pizza 1:00PM to 3:00PM
Come make and eat your own pizza. Ages 4-12. Spaces are limited, call 902-862-6050 to pre-register.
 
Calvin United Church Women’s Annual Strawberry Fest 1:00PM to 3:00PM
Held at the entrance to Calvin United Church on Hudson Street. Take out only. Tickets are $7.00 and available from any Calvin UCW Member or you can pay at the door. For more information call 902-862-8526
 
13th Annual “Fidel Gillis” Memorial Crib Tournament 2:00PM
 Held at the Army Navy & Airforce Unit 217. Entry fee $10, with all money returned in prizes. Light lunch and entertainment by “Debbie and Michelle” to follow. Must be 19 years of age or older. For more information call 902-862-7802.
 
Teddy Bear Sleepover 6:00PM to 7:00PM
Drop your stuffed animals off at the library between 6 and 7 for a sleepover and pick them up the next day between 1 and 3 to see what they did all night. For more information call the Library at 902-862-2892
 
Chase the Ace at the Rink 6:30PM Draw at 8:30PM
Tickets sold at various locations in New Waterford. Bar and entertainment upstairs starting at 6:30PM. For more information call 902-862-6031
 
Trivia Night 7:30PM
Held at the Rack and Roll, you must be 19 years of age or older and admission is free. For more information call 902-862-8701
 
Costume Dance 9:00PM to 1:00AM
Held at the French Club. Entertainment by DJ and prizes will be awarded for best costume. You must be 19 years of age or older. For more information call 902-862-3177.

Day 7 – July 19th 2018
 
Plummer Avenue Day 11:00AM to 5:00PM
All activities held on Plummer Avenue. Join us for Cape Bretons Biggest Block Party. Enjoy games, prizes, community booths and food all day long. Entertainment will be on the Coal Dust Days Stage starting at 12:00PM featuring local artists:
Rob Murphy 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Children’s Entertainer Vanna White 1:00PM to 3:00PM
Nipper MacLeod 3:00PM to 5:00PM
For more information or to book a spot please call 902-862-4710

Beer Garden 10:00AM to 8:00PM
This event will take place in the Legion Parking Lot. There is no admission fee but you must be 19 years of age or older. Entertainment will be provided. For more information call 902-862-3367.

Wil-tones Gym Open House 11:00AM to 5:00PM
Held at Wil-tones Gym on Smith St. There will be a photo contest and tickets drawn on a basket. For more information call 902-862-3850

K-40 Bingo 12:00PM
Sponsored by New Waterford K-40 Club and held at the New Waterford Pensioners Club. Bingo cards can be purchased for 50 cents or 3 for a $1. For more information call 902-862-2213

Coal Dust Days 4th Annual Motorcycle Show & Shine 2:00PM to 5:00PM
Held at the Royal Canadian Legion – Allan MacDonald Branch #015. For more information call 902-862-3367

Wing Night 7:00PM
Held at the French Club. You must be 19 years of age or older. Wings are $7.00 and live entertainment will be provided by a band. For more information call 902-862-3177  

BINGO at the Army Navy 7:15PM
Held at the Army Navy & Airforce VETS Unit 217. For more information call 902-862-2963

Spaghetti Supper 3:00PM to 6:00PM
Spaghetti and roll for $8.00. Pickup or delivery available. Please call Corrine at 902-862-6495 ext 223 to order.

Plummer Avenue Day Wrap Up Party 7:00PM to 11:00PM
Close out you Plummer Ave Day with the Amazing Sounds of ‘High Society and The Privateers’. Street opens at 7:00PM with music getting underway at 7:30PM. For more information call 902-862-4710

Day 8 – July 20th 2018

24th Annual Tavern Tour 7:00PM to 2:00AM
Check In will be held at the New Waterford Firehall starting at 7:00PM with the tour getting under way at 8:00PM. Pre-registration required and you must be 19 years of age or older. For more information call 902-862-4710
 
Adult Roller Skate 10:00AM
Held at the New Waterford Rink. For more information call 902-862-6031.
 
Dance at the New Waterford Pensioners Club 8:30OM to 12:30AM
Music by “In the Mood” held at New Waterford Pensioners Club. Admission is $5.00. For more information call 902-862-2213
 
DJ Janine at the French Club 7:00PM to 2:00AM
Come join us for a great night of entertainment by DJ Janine. You must be 19 years of age or older. For more information call 902-862-3177
 
Round & Square Dance 8:00PM to 12:00AM
Held at the Lingan Heritage Society. Join special musical guests Mario Colisamo & Dwayne Cote for a fun night of dancing.  $8.00 per person and cash bar will be available. For more information call 902217-0189 or 902-862-8363.
 
Day 9 – July 21st 2018
 
Yard Sale at Maple Hill Manor 10:00AM to 2:00PM
Held at the Maple Hill Manor. For more information call 902-862-6495.
 
Open House & Jaws of Life Demonstration 12:00PM to 2:00PM
Held at the New Waterford Volunteer Fire Dept. Jaws of life demonstration will be held at 1:00PM. For more information call Bruce at 902-578-3284 or Steve at 902-578-9916
 
 
North Side Downs Coal Dust Days Pace 1:00PM
Held ay Northside Downs in North Sydney. For more information call Northside Downs at 902-794-7599
 
Veteran’s Appreciation Day 2:00PM to 8:00PM
Held at the Army Navy and Airforce VETS Unit 217. Entertainment will be provided by “Dinky Cameron” Admission is free and free cold salad supper will be provided. Must be 19 years of age or older. For more information call Rodney 902-371-7278.
 
Jackpot Karaoke 10:00PM to 2:00AM
Held at the French Club. Admission is free and you must be 19 years of age or older. For more information call 902-862-3177.
 
Reunion Party for BEC Grads of 2008 9:00PM to 2:00AM
 Held downstairs at the Army Navy & Airforce Unit 217.
 
Reunion Party for BEC Grads of 1998 8:00PM to 1:00AM
 Held upstairs at the Army Navy & Airforce Unit 217.
 
Reunion Party for BEC Grads of 1978 8:00PM
Open to classmates and spouses of graduates of Breton Education Center Class of 1978. Held at the New Waterford Rink. For more information call the Rink at 902-862-6031
 
Day 10 – July 22nd 2018
 
Pancake & Breakfast 9:00AM to 1:00PM
Held at the New Waterford Volunteer Fire Dept. Eat In or Take Out. For more information call 902-578-6758

Kitchen Party 2:00PM to 6:00PM
Held at the French Club. There is no cover charge and you must be 19 years of age or older. For more information call 902-862-3177

Live Professional Wrestling - Celtic Chaos Tour 2018 3:00PM
Held at the New Waterford Rink. ECPW Presents an afternoon of LIVE Professional wrestling featuring Kowboy Mike Hughes, Titus, Lincoln Steen, Womens Action and so much more! Tickets are $15.00 advance and $20.00 at the door. Advance tickets are available at Big Daddies or by calling David at 902-317-3325. For more information call Sheldon at 902-565-7030

BINGO 7:15PM
Held at the Army Navy & Airforce Unit 217. For more information call 902-537-2527

Coal Dust Days Closing Concert & Fireworks 7:30PM to 9:30PM
Held at Colliery Lands Park. Come out and join us for a spectacular performance by “Cherry Bomb” with Fireworks at Dusk. For more information call 902-862-4710