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Upcoming Events at Mockbeggar Plantation

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Afternoon Tea

August 4, 2018

Sip aromatic tea and nibble on scrumptious snacks, pastries and cake. Beneath the stunning stained glass windows in the Mockbeggar Plantation Library, enjoy a traditional afternoon tea experience served by costumed interpreters.

For more information, contact:
Marlene Russell, Site Supervisor (Acting)
Tel: (709) 468-7444, Email: bonavista@seethesites.ca

Cost: $5
For more information contact: Marlene Russell, Site Supervisor
Tel: (709) 468-7444, Email: bonavista@seethesites.ca

 

Live on the Lawn

Peter Willie, Youngtree, & Sherry Ryan

August 23, 2018



For more information contact: Marlene Russell, Site Supervisor 
Tel: (709) 468-7444, Email: bonavista@seethesites.ca

 

Daily Experiences

Included in the price of admission.

May 18, 2019

  • Guided Tour - Join one of our interpreters for a personalized tour of the home of politician and Confederation advocate F. Gordon Bradley and discover life in Newfoundland and Labrador in the 1930s.

  • Try your Hand - Try some period toys and games while in the Library. They were definitely challenging.

  • Get Creative - What does Canada mean to you? Write a message on one of our Canada birthday cards to leave in the Mockbeggar library.

  • For the Kids - Travel through time with your children at the Mockbeggar Plantation. Crafts, toys, and games are waiting to be discovered.

  • On the Grounds -Borrow a picnic blanket and enjoy our expansive lawn with a great ocean view. Watch for whales and icebergs! Explore the vegetables and flowers growing around the Mockbeggar Plantation.

  • The Road to Canada - Explore newspapers from the late 1940s to see both sides of the Confederation debates. Listen to excerpts from the Confederation debates including speeches from Joey Smallwood and F. Gordon Bradley

For more information contact: Marlene Russell, Site Supervisor
Tel: (709) 468-7444, Email: bonavista@seethesites.ca

 

Live on the Lawn Series

Free community event.

May 18, 2019


Acts and dates have not been confirmed.

For more information contact: Marlene Russell, Site Supervisor 
Tel: (709) 468-7444, Email: bonavista@seethesites.ca

 

Canada Day

July 1, 2019

Celebrate Canada's birthday at the home of Confederation advocate F. Gordon Bradley! Enjoy a garden party atmosphere on our front lawn with activities for the whole family. Music by Craig Young with Bob & Steve, and refreshments. See if you can win the blue ribbon at the sack race and other traditional games. Finish up the day with some birthday cake. Hope to see you there!

For more information contact: Marlene Russell, Site Supervisor
Tel: (709) 468-7444, Email: bonavista@seethesites.ca

 

Historic Places Day

Open House

July 6, 2019

Historic places tell us the stories that brought Canada to life, teach us about our heritage in a way history class can't, and give us a sense of identity. Celebrate Historic Places Day with a visit to one of our Provincial Historic Sites!


For more information contact:
Marlene Russell, Site Supervisor
Tel: (709) 468-7444, Email: bonavista@seethesites.ca

 

Erie Evening

Free event.

September 27, 2019

Enjoy a lantern tour of the Bradley Home at the Mockbeggar Plantation and hear tales of phantom visitors, slamming doors and mysterious talking, singing and parties. There are many strange stories about this area of Bonavista - you might leave with one of your own.

Date not yet confirmed. September 27th or October 4th.

For more information contact: Marlene Russell, Site Supervisor 
Tel: (709) 468-7444, Email: bonavista@seethesites.ca