Chocolate & hearts, Ice fishing 101 and Frosty Festival

WAM and host Angela Antle give you a rundown on a variety of activities happening all weekend.
WAM host Angela Antle. (CBC)
All weekend: The 32nd Annual Mount Pearl Frosty Festival, the largest winter event in Atlantic Canada, continues. Take the family out and enjoy everything from live music to skating, swimming, soccer and international food. The fun continues until Feb.15.
The Frosty Festival has been a fixture in the City of Mount Pearl for more than three decades. (Courtesy Mount Pearl Frosty Festival)

Saturday: Some Good Market at St. Thomas' Hall on Military Road in St. John's. More than 60 vendors will be on hand with cupcakes, art, handknits, sealskin coats and jewelry, all crafted in Newfoundland and Labrador. Admission is $1, and kids will be admitted at no charge. Plenty of free parking too! 10 a.m - 4 p.m. 

This weekend’s downtown St. John's live music shows:

Friday at 8 p.m., The Salty Dogs and The Moonshine Men at The Rose & Thistle.

Friday at 10 p.m., The Dilettantes, Texas Chainsaw, Knoah Knoah at The Levee.

Friday at 10:30 p.m., The Monday Nights with Dave Picco’s new band. Darrell Cooper and Andrew Pearcey are the opening act, at The Fat Cat. 

Friday at 10:30 p.m.,  East of Empire, Day Fort, Kelly McMichael and The Gloss, at The Ship Pub.

Friday at 10:30 p.m., Hey Rosetta with GALA opening, at The Rockhouse.

Saturday at 11p.m., The Overcast's 'first issue' party, at The Ship Pub.

Rhonda Pelley's new photography exhibit opens on Saturday at the Leyton Gallery of Art. (Courtesy Rhonda Pelley)
Saturday: Photography exhibit opening. Photographer Rhonda Pelley’s 'The Small Hours.' Pelley's work has a haunting film noir quality, and you're invited to view the collection of new work that opens at the Leyton Gallery of Fine Art from 3-5 p.m.   

Saturday, Chocolate and Handmade Hearts at the the Alexis Templeton Studio on Quidi Vidi Road. From noon to 4 p.m., adults can try needle felting with textile artist Trine Schioldan. Sunday from noon to 4 p.m., jeweler Susan Lee Stephen will be present in the studio to assist in helping you make a beautiful copper heart charm. 

Sunday, Ice Fishing 101 for kids. Designed for youth and adults (ages 7-107) , led by Bob from The Fluvarium. 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., limited spaces are available. Payment is required and it’s on a first-come, first-served basis. Call 754-3474 for full details and to book. 

Sunday, Poetry reading. At Afterwords Bookstore, 245 Duckworth St. 'A Quiver of Delight and Peril' from 3-5 p.m. Come and read your own poetry, or that of others on the dichotomy of love.

About the Author

Angela Antle

Host, Atlantic Voice

Angela is a producer who works from St. John's and is the host of Atlantic Voice, a Sunday morning documentary program on CBC Radio.