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Tuesday 15 October 2019

Calendar of events

THURSDAY, JULY 5

Burrow Boot Camp for Adults: 9.30 a.m. to 10.30 a.m.

Registration at the Kilmore Quay Playground car park at 9.15 a.m.

Festival Art Exhibition in the RNLI Lifeboat House, 12.30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Official opening at 7 p.m.

'Quay Times' Exhibition in ' The Loft', Stella Maris Centre, 12.30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Live music at the marina, 7 p.m. Festival parade starting from Hotel Saltees, 7. 30 p.m.

Official opening of 27th Seafood Festival by Kiera Byrne, 8 p.m. Seafood Platter Competition, 9 p.m.. Entertainment in Hotel Saltees, 10 p.m. Music from 'The Shindigs and dancing to 'TR Dallas'.

Delicious seafood platters available in 'The Loft' at Stella Maris from 12,.30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

FRIDAY, JULY 6

Sea Kayaking on the 'Little Beach' from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Instruction with the Shielbaggan Outdoor Education Centre.

Burrow Boot Camp for Adults, 9.30 a.m. to 10.30 a.m.

'Fish Friday Market' in the marquee on the marina, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Target Archery on the 'Little Beach', for 8 to 80 years, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Instruction by Castle Archers, Duncormick.

Festival Arts Exhibition, RNLI Lifeboat House, 12.30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

'Quay Times' Exhibition in ' The Loft', Stella Maris Centre, 12.30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The Beat Fleet with Beat 102/103 F.M., outside broadcast live from the marina, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

'Pirate Jim's Pointless Holiday' with Red Moon Puppet Theatre, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Children's Disco, Stella Maris Centre, 7.30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Festival Lecture on ' The Nemestown Shore Heritage Trail' with Jim Hurley in Hotel Saltees, 8 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Sunset Yoga with Eileen Rowe, 9 p.m. Register in the children's playground car park at 8.45 p.m. Bring yoga mat if possible.

Live music in Kehoe's pub, Hotel Saltees, Mary Barry's and the Wooden House, 10 p.m.

SATURDAY, JULY 7

Sea Kayaking on the 'Little Beach', 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Burrow Boot Camp for Adults, 9.30 a.m. to 10.30 a.m.

Under the Sea - Children's Art Workshop, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Suitable for children aged four and upwards.

Harbour Stalls at the Marina, 12 p.m.. Also food stalls in the marina marquee.

Festival Art Exhibition, RNLI Lifeboat House, 12.30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

'Quay Times' exhibition in ' The Loft', Stella Maris Centre, 12.30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

'The Celtic Link Challenge' - yacht race. All boats to leave the harbour at 2.30 p.m. Race starts at 3 p.m. The winner's trophy will be presented in the Bird Rock Cafe in the Stella Maris Centre at 6 p.m.

Contact Des on 086 257 6862 for information.

'An Afternoon on the Beach'. An afternoon of free old-fashioned fun and games for children and parents on the 'Little Beach'.

Nature Walk with Jim Hurley, 5.30 p.m.. Walk along the Nemestown shore from Kilmore Quay to St. Patrick's Bridge. Meet at the entrance gate to the marina.

Open Road Race. A 5 km circuit road race around Kilmore Quay. Open to everyone. All enquiries to Paddy Morgan on 087 9273545.

Music in Hotel Saltees, Kehoe's pub, Mary Barry's pub and the Wooden House, 10 p.m.

SUNDAY, JULY 8

Sunrise Yoga with Eileen Rowe at 7 a.m. Register in the children's playground car park at 6.45 a.m.

Burrow Boot Camp for Adults, 9.30 a.m. to 10.30 a.m. Harbour stalls at the marina, 12 p.m. Target Archery on the 'Little Beach, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Festival Art Exhibition, RNLUI Lifeboat House 12.30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

National Strongman Event 2012 on the east pier at the marina, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Climbing Wall. Come along and challenge yourself, starting 2 p.m.

Festival Céilií Mór with the Waterford Céilí Band and Fear and Tí Nick Dempsey, 2.30 p.m. Barbecueon the 'Little Beach', 4 p.m. Dancing at the Crossroads on the marina at 5 p.m.

Festival Raffle Draw at the marina at 6 p.m.

Live music and bouncy castle for children in Mary Barry's, Kilmore Vilalge 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

'Reeling in the Years'. John Horgan will show a 16 mm movie made by his father, featuring the family's summer holidays in Kilmore Quay in the 1940's, '50's and '60's, Stella Maris Centre, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Free admission.

Live music with Borderline in Hotel Saltees 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Festival bingo in the Stella Maris Centre, 8 p.m. Great raffle

prizes.

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