The Golden K, Sydney's ambassadors
The Golden K have served as ambassadors and welcomed thousands of visitors to Cape Breton. The 48 volunteers dedicated a total of 1,277 volunteer hours this year to ensure no tourist was without the information they needed to enjoy their stay on the Island. They greeted visitors who arrived by sea at the Joan Harris Cruise Pavilion.
(Photo courtesy of www.sydneyport.ca)
Today on Mainstreet, the driving force behind this year's initiative, 91 year old Iver Gillis, a volunteer with the Golden K for 27 years. And Bernadette MacNeil, Manager of Cruise Marketing and Development, with Sydney Ports Corporation.
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Upcoming EventsThe Cape Breton Tenors
Sunday, November 2 - 7:00 PM
The Savoy Theatre presents the world premiere of the new super group, The Cape Breton Tenors.
Cape Breton's original Tenor, Peter Gillis, will host the inaugural performance of this exciting new group featuring celebrated tenors Robyn Cathcart, Paul Gatchell and Johnathan MacInnis. Under the Musical Direction of Stephen Muise, the Cape Breton Tenor's repertoire will include Musical Theatre, Celtic, Folk, Pop and Traditional Standards.
Time(s): Sunday, November 2 7:00 PM
Christmas Dinner Theatre
The Christmas Tree Farmers Ball
November 27th - 29th, December 4th - 6th, 11, & 12
You are invited to the annual Christmas tree gala and dinner to hear local Christmas tree farmers discuss the industry. The big box stores offer trees in all shapes, colours, and sizes. But who wants a tree that's aluminum, pink and plays "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer"? Not these proud farmers. They like to get their trees the old fashioned way, getting an axe and a thermos full of cocoa and heading deep into the woods to find that perfect pine! Join us at the savoy theatre for this hilarious show as we set out to prove that nothing beats the smell of a real Christmas tree!
Date(s): Nov 27, 28, 29, Dec 4th - 6th, 11, & 12
Tickets(s): $45 - includes show, dinner, and taxes (not gratuities)