Evening Events and Activities

Join us for our social evenings! -2016

Meet your fellow hikers and relax after a great day on the trails.

Most of the evening presentations begin at 7:00 pm and last an hour. Below is the tentative 2016  program of evening activities.  More information to follow.


Friday, Sept. 9, 2016 Opening Ceremonies, St. John's Hall, Ingonish
Saturday, Sept.10, 2016Bring Back the Boreal Forest with Nadine LeFort, CBHNP
Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016Hiking in Ireland - A look at four long distance hikes - Beara, Dingle, Kerry & Wicklow Ways along with Diamond Hill by Tom Wilson
Monday, Sept. 12, 2016Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path, Wales, by Elaine Wallace
Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016
Fiddle Music at Doryman Pub & Grill, Cheticamp, 7-10 pm.
Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016Off
Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016Warren Lake Sunset Hike.
Time to be announced.
Friday, Sept. 16, 2016Seawall Trail presentation by Ray Fraser. A look at Cape Breton's newest trail project for Northern Cape Breton. www.seawalltrail.com
Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016Social & Closing Ceremonies, Royal Canadian Legion Br.#105, Ingonish. A night to thank the hikers, volunteers, and partners & sponsors. Door prizes, Hiker Distance Award Pins, Closing Show & more.
Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016Off

Other Activities to do in the area:
1) Whale watching in Ingonish, Neil’s Harbour, Bay St. Lawrence, Pleasant Bay and Cheticamp. The Whale Interpretative Centre in Pleasant Bay is open 9-5 each day.
2) Visit Museums – North Highlands Community Museum (9-5 each day), Cape North, St. Paul’s Lighthouse Museum, Dingwall (10-6 pm), and Les Trois Pignons in Cheticamp,
3) Golf – Highlands Links in Ingonish Beach or Le Portage in Cheticamp
4) Enjoy the beaches at Ingonish Beach, Black Brook, North Bay, Neil’s Harbour, Cabot Landing Beach, Pleasant Bay & Cheticamp.
5) Kayaking – rent or take tours
6) Visit our artisans studios & craft shops in our communities
7) Enjoy evening entertainment in Ingonish & Cheticamp.