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Events

Evening Entertainment at the Inn

June to October 2014 
We have entertainment in our bar lined up from 6 pm to 8 pm every Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Friday throughout June July and August. Enjoy local musicians as well as join in on the Ceilidh and Jam session in the Sessions Lounge on Thursdays.

Click here to see the nightly lineup……

Click here to see the weekly Ceilidh lineup……

We also have KitchenFest! happening at the end of June and music during Celtic Colours week in October. The dining room and bar menus are available from 5 pm to 8 pm if you wish to eat while taking in the talent.

 

 

 

Celtic Music – KitchenFest! at the Inn 2014

Sunday, June 29th to Friday, July 4th

The Bras d’Or Lakes Inn is proud to be a venue for KitchenFest! 2014, a new Cape Breton celebration taking place from June 29th-July 5th, 2014 around the island. Kitchen Fest! is a celebration of the Music, Culture, and Language of the Gael and includes great music and great food in a pub environment. The Inn will showcase quality music groups featuring singers/fiddlers/piano players/guitar/and more.

Click the picture to see the whole poster.

Music Camp at the Inn 2014

Friday, June 6th to Sunday, June 8th

The Bras d’Or Lakes Inn is the host venue for the Kitchen Rackets annual Music Camp on the Canal. Music Camp on the Canal is a weekend experience designed by Kitchen Rackets.org for amateur players at all levels and ages. The weekend begins with a reception/jam session on Friday evening; a Saturday full of workshops; a Saturday night All Star Concert featuring faculty and special guests… followed by a Ceilidh/Kitchen Racket with campers and players from the St. Peter’s community. On Sunday, there’s time for a morning workshop or band practice. To complete the weekend, the Sunday luncheon features performances by Band Lab participants (which could be you!). There is more throughout the weekend: on-site instrument repairs, close-up encounters with your instructors and fellow players from far and near; local artisans market, great food – lunches and supper are included in Music Camp fee.

Registration, lunches, dinner and workshop events are part of a separate Music Camp on the Canal package where participation rates vary from $100 to $225.

See  http://www.kitchenrackets.org/music-camp-on-the-canal-2014/ for more details and signup.

Book our two day accommodation and breakfast package for Music Camp attendees and companions – only $99 per person (double occupancy).

Two nights’ accommodation (Queen and Two Doubles) – $220 value
Four hot and cold buffet breakfast vouchers – $56 value
Free use of kayaks, canoe, pedal boat and stand up paddle boards based on availability – min $20 value
Taxes and service extra. 7 day cancellation policy in effect.
Extra person in Two Doubles room: $25 – includes two nights and breakfasts, maximum 4 persons per room.
 

Please book my stay now!

 

Paddle and Watersport Introduction 2014

Saturday, May 24th and Sunday, May 25th
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the Bras d’Or Lakes Inn waterfront and dock area.

The Bras d’Or Lakes Inn is excited to be a watersport recreation equipment dealer representing the AKONA, Emotion, Lifetime, Rave and Dockstart brands. These products will be available for rental and/or purchase.

On May 24th or 25th come out for a complimentary watersport experience while getting your feet wet in the Bras d’Or Lake. AKONA stand up paddle boards (SUP), Emotion  and Lifetime kayaks, Rave water trampoline, Dockstart PFD’s and AKONA wetsuits and snorkeling equipment will be made available for everyone to try. Watersport instruction will be provided by Michelle Richards, Richmond County Recreation instructor.

Event partners include the Municipality of Richmond and Surf Association of Nova Scotia (SANS).

The Restaurant Reopens for the Season on May 11, 2014

Please join us for a another great dining season full of tempting fare, appetizers, mains and desserts.

There will be a Mother’s Day Brunch from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm on May 11. The restaurant will then be open for dinner and every day after for buffet breakfast and evening dinner until mid October.

The hot and cold buffet breakfast will be available every morning from 7:30 am to 10:00 pm. The fare includes omelets and crepes made to order by the chefs with a variety of fillings to chose from. As well you have the choice of scrambled eggs, sausages, bacon, croissants, cheese, cereals, juices, tea and coffee.

Dinner sittings will be available between 5:00 pm and 8:00pm., closing a reasonable time later.  Be sure to check out the daily evening feature on the Dining page or on Facebook. The Saturday evening buffet will also be offered again this summer, start date to be determined.

 

 

 

 

April 2014 at the Inn

Friday, April 189:00 pm to 12:00 pm

The trio Echo will be performing.

They play a wide variety of acoustic music from many different decades including pop, rock, bluegrass, folk, country as  well as originals from their newly released CD “Midnight Laundry”.   Rich vocals and harmonies with a great variety of music are sure to please.  Hope to see you there!!

 

Thursday, April 109:00 am to 1:30 pm

Public Workshop by the Municipality of Richmond County’s Department of Tourism and Economic Development 

Effective Marketing in the Tourism Industry

This is another workshop in the Department of Tourism and Economic Developments Tourism Workshop Series titled ‘Entrepreneurship: Capitalizing on Tourism on Cape Breton Island’ and will be hosted at the Bras d’Or Lakes Inn, St. Peter’s.

Click here to see details……

This workshop is not strictly for those involved in the tourism business. There will be a great deal of helpful information that can be used within any sector of business.

RSVP by April 8, 2014  to Robyn Mombourquette rmombourquette@richmondcounty.ca

Tel: (902) 631-3821

March 2014 at the Inn

Tuesday, March 4th, 9:30 am to 3:30 pm
Second workshop in the Department of Tourism and Economic Development’s Tourism Workshop Series

Creative Economy, Culture and Heritage Opportunities in Tourism

Have you ever wanted to know more about funding for arts, culture, communities and heritage in Nova
Scotia?  Here’s an opportunity to find out about the variety of provincial funding programs, grants and awards for individuals and organizations… AND speak one-on-one with people who manage these programs.

Please note that there will be a SPEED NETWORKING session with members of the
Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage during the workshop.

Click here to see details……

RSVP by February 24, 2014  to Robyn Mombourquette rmombourquette@richmondcounty.ca

Tel: (902) 631-3821

 

February 2014 at the Inn

Thursday, February 6th, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Destination Cape Breton Industry Session

Partnerships and Other Opportunities.

Learn about partnerships and other opportunities for 2014, and how Destination Cape Breton Association is moving forward with their initiatives in the new year. Be introduced to new Cape Breton Travel Guide opportunities, and learn about Destination Cape Breton Association’s research and marketing results from 2013.

This is an excellent opportunity to come out and learn and meet members of our Destination Marketing
Organization.

January at the Inn

 

Thursday, January 16th, 9:00 am to 1:30 pm

Public Workshop by the Municipality of Richmond County’s Department of Tourism and Economic Development 

Entrepreneurship - Capitalizing on Tourism on Cape Breton Island 

This is the first workshop in the Department of Tourism and Economic Developments Tourism Workshop Series titled ‘Entrepreneurship: Capitalizing on Tourism on Cape Breton Island and will be hosted January 16, 2014 at the Bras d’Or Lakes Inn, St. Peter’s.

This workshop is not strictly for those involved in the tourism business – there will be a great deal of helpful information that can be used within any sector of business.

RSVP by January 13, 2014  to Robyn Mombourquette <rmombourquette@richmondcounty.ca>    Tel: (902) 631-3821

 

December at the Inn

Wednesday, December 18

Bras d’Or Lakes Inn Christmas Buffet Lunch with Live Entertainment
11:30 am to 1:30 pm, restaurant closes at 2:30 pm
Limited seating. Reservations appreciated by Thursday, December 12th, 2013. Cost is $25.00/person. Taxes and Gratuities not included. A $10 deposit per person is required at time of booking. Deposits are non-refundable.

For details click here

November at the Inn

Friday, Nov 1

Guysborough Antigonish Strait Health Authority (GASHA) - Women’s Health Expo
(For 120 Pre-registered Attendees Only – Sessions Lounge)
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm                Registration Open
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm                Vendors Trade Show and Meet & Greet

 

 

Saturday Nov 2, 2013

Guysborough Antigonish Strait Health Authority (GASHA) - Women’s Health Expo
(For 120 Pre-registered Attendees Only- Sessions Lounge)
8:30 am to 9:30 am               Registration and presentations in Sessions Lounge
Noon to 1:00 pm                    Buffet Lunch – Main Dining Room
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm              Presentations in Sessions Lounge
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm              Mixer – Sessions Lounge
5:00 pm to 7:30 pm              Plated Dinner in Main Dining Room with Guest Speaker

Monday, Nov 11, 2013

SPEDO Tourism Committee Meeting – Sessions Lounge – 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Thursday, November 21

Bras d’Or Lake Biosphere Reserve Association (BLBRA) Board of Directors Meeting- Upper Lounge – 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Public Welcome

October at the Inn

Thurs Oct 3, 2013

7pm-9pm – Ross Rankin will entertain in the main floor lounge

Celtic Colours and Kitchen Rackets events at the Bras d’Or Lakes Inn October 11-18

Friday, October 11th

10:00 PM – 1 AM – Kitchen Racket Jam Sessions – Bras d’Or Lakes Inn – St. Peter’s – $5; $2 with concert ticket stub. Free for participating musicians. Acoustic jam session for visitors and locals.

Saturday, October 12th

10:00 PM – 1 AM – Kitchen Racket Jam Sessions – Bras d’Or Lakes Inn – St. Peter’s – $5; $2 with concert ticket stub. Free for participating musicians. Acoustic jam session for visitors and locals.

Sunday, October 13th
10:00 PM – 1 AM – Kitchen Racket Jam Sessions – Bras d’Or Lakes Inn – St. Peter’s – $5; $2 with concert ticket stub. Free for participating musicians. Acoustic jam session for visitors and locals.

Monday, October 14th

11:00 AM – Fiddle from Scratch – Bras d’Or Lakes Inn – St. Peter’s – $35
12:30 PM – Beginner and Intermediate Fiddle Classes – Bras d’Or Lakes Inn – St. Peter’s – $35
2:00 PM – Beginner Tin Whistle – Bras d’Or Lakes Inn – St. Peter’s – $15
2:00 PM – Advanced Fiddle Class – Bras d’Or Lakes Inn – St. Peter’s – $35
3:00 PM – Celtic Guitar Chording – Bras d’Or Lakes Inn – St. Peter’s – $35
10:00 PM – 1 AM – Kitchen Racket Jam Sessions – Bras d’Or Lakes Inn – St. Peter’s – $5; $2 with concert ticket stub. Free for participating musicians. Acoustic jam session for visitors and locals.

Tuesday, October 15th

11:00 AM – Fiddle from Scratch – […]