Date: Saturday, September 29, 2012
Duration: All Day
The wait is over! Join us for the relaunch of Bluenose II, a day-long celebration will take place on Saturday, September 29th.
The event will feature the official relaunch of the Bluenose II, musical performances and storytelling for all ages, and an evening firework display on the Lunenburg waterfront. All events are free and spectators are encouraged to show their pride by turning their noses blue to become "bluenosers" for the day!
Bluenose II Relaunch
7 am – 9 am
Depending on the level of the tide, the official moment of the relaunch should take place at approximately 8:10 am.
11 am – 2 pm
Located at the Zwicker Wharf on Bluenose Drive, this fun, family-friendly show will feature popular children’s entertainers, Donna and Andy, Razzmatazz, and Makayla. (Please note, the wharf is located half way between the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic and the Dory Shop.
Afternoon Main Stage
1 pm – 4 pm
Located outside the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic (68 Bluenose Drive), the afternoon show will feature local entertainers, Glimpses and Collage.
Evening Main Stage
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Located outside the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic (68 Bluenose Drive), the evening main stage promises to deliver a night of fabulous music and storytelling.
Hosted by Lunenburg’s own Tom Gallant, the show’s headliners include Alan Doyle of Great Big Sea, Lennie Gallant, Laura Smith and Matt Mays. Other performers include John Gracie, Catherine MacKinnon, Chad Hatcher, Anne Ludlow, Samantha Gracie and the Bridgewater Fire Department Band. Finally, Michael Stanbury will perform The Bluenose Song; a piece he originally wrote and performed for the vessel’s launch in 1963.
This will follow the conclusion of the evening concert.