For 10 days in October and throughout Cape Breton Island, locals and visitors will be celebrating the Celtic Colours International Festival http://www.celtic-colours.com/. The island will be immersed in upbeat and unique opportunities to experience and participate in events throughout the island celebrating the island’s Celtic culture, traditional music, dance and food.
The Bras d’Or Lakes in St. Peter’s is proud to play host to many of these events and are especially delighted to provide the opportunity for musicians to meet, learn or join in with others throughout the Festival. In addition to sixteen instructional sessions we host the Kitchen Racket Jam Sessions every night from 10:00 PM – 1 AM s, Friday to Friday after the concerts are over. Performing musicians, audience members and locals come back to jam and create their own impromptu kitchen party. Admission is $5; $2 with concert ticket stub; Free for participating musicians. Free to you with this package.
Centrally located on the east side of the island we also provide an excellent base from which to travel and participate in scores of other local Celtic Colours activities all within sixty minutes driving (or a wee bit more). Whether you are here for an evening, a few days or a week, you can build a great itinerary for yourself and fill each day with music, outdoor events, visual art, participatory events, community meals or learning opportunities. It’s all happening here in Cape Breton in October.
After arrival enjoy dinner with us or at local Celtic Colours community event. End the day with the nightly Kitchen Racket Jam Sessions where many performing musicians return to jam the evening away with you. And then retire to sleep soundly in one of our well-appointed rooms.
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When the summer is over, the students are back in school and the vacation traffic is settling down it’s a great time to enjoy Cape Breton, ranked #1 on the list of Top Island Destinations in the Continental US and Canada (2011) and ranked #3 in the world and two nights at the Bras d’Or Lakes Inn which has earned a four and a half star ranking with Canada Select.
Upon arrival you can book your dinner sitting between 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm and then take in a few of the local attractions including a leisurely walk along the St. Peter’s Coastal Trail. After dinner enjoy time in the hot tub or relax on the dock, both overlooking St. Peter’s Bay. The next morning will start with a hot and cold breakfast buffet served 7:30 am to 10:00 am with crepes and omelets made to order by the chef. Perhaps pick up the box lunch you ordered the day before and do more local touring or do a day trip to Fortress Louisbourg or around the Cabot Trail. You can be back in time to enjoy another supper and retire to the comfort of your room.
On the second morning start you day again with a breakfast buffet. The lake may even entice you to take a kayak, canoe or pedal boat out for an hour before heading out.
Whatever your itinerary is in Cape Breton this fall, the Bras d’Or Lakes Inn is here to provide you great service and accommodation during your stay. Please come see us in September and enjoy all that Cape Breton and the Inn has to offer.
Value priced at $310 (30% discount)
Check-in after 2 pm
Two nights’ accommodation (King, Queen or Two […]
July thru August
Every Thursday night through July and August the Inn comes alive with fiddles, dancers and the sounds of traditional Celtic music during Cape Breton Island’s “Ceilidh on the Canal”, and you’re invited. This package offers you a sumptuous three course à la carte dinner and reserved seating at our Ceilidh featuring talented up and coming Cape Breton musicians and dancers. Afterward, the Jam Session begins. If you play an instrument please bring it along and join in or pick up some spoons, dance a jig, or just listen. Then enjoy your cozy room (queen or two doubles) with all the amenities you’d expect in a 4-star Cape Breton waterfront resort and wake up to enjoy the chef’s famous hot buffet breakfast complete with omelettes and crepes to order.
From $130/person, based on double occupancy. Taxes and gratuities extra.
Your package includes:
one night’s accommodations (queen or two doubles)
access to hot tub until 10:00 pm
à la carte three course dinner
admission with reserved seating for the Thursday night Ceilidh and Jam Session
hot and cold buffet breakfast
one hour free bicycle, canoe or kayak rental