Are you looking for the new book “Letters to Mac-Talla from John Munro, A Cape Breton Gael in New Zealand 1894-1902” ? 32 letters about New Zealand and St. Ann’s and 70 pages of historical background about St. Ann’s Bay from Mi’kmaq contact with europeans , to french occupation, through to the 1890’s. In English […]
Located on the world famous Cabot Trail, 20 minutes from Baddeck. Award-winning North River Kayak Tours has been offering quality sea-kayak tours on Cape Breton Island since 1994. Experience Cape Breton Island by taking a guided half-day, full-day, or 3 – 5-day guided kayak tour. Kayak amongst the light house, sea-caves, waterfall, and eagles’ nests, or take one of the paddling courses that we offer. What more could you ask for? Open from May 15 to October 15. Come and check us out. Beginners are welcome. Rentals are also available! Destination Cape Breton’s Product Development of the Year Award, 2012 Have you seen our new cabins? Check out the River Nest Cabins website and profile.
Jitka came to Cape Breton in 1999 and launched herself into pottery. Inspired by the environment and the desire to see her practical art at work in “good homes”, Jitka crafts unique pieces of functional pottery – art that you can use every day. Microwave and dishwasher safe. Her work is available at the Colouratura Art Gallery, Trinkets and Treasures, and The Dancing Moose along the Cabot Trail, at the Victoria County Creates (VCC) in Baddeck and the Centre for Craft and Design in Sydney. If you are interested in a custom piece or would just like to drop in to see how the studio works, it is located in Wreck Cove on the Cabot Trail at 42164. Call for an appointment 902-929-2399 or come by chance.
Series of classical concerts, Classics for the Cabot Trail held in the Colouratura Fine Art Gallery, Indian Brook on the Cabot Trail.
Colouratura is a large, beautiful former church featuring Paintings, Photography, Basketry, Pottery, and Sculpture from artists throughout Cape Breton Island. It is home to over 25 Artists mostly from Cape Breton Island who use a wide variety of mediums. “Colouratura” has several meanings. The word is originally Italian, literally meaning “colouring” and derives from the Latin word “color”. It also refers to a soprano’s voice having that special quality that makes it stand out from the rest. Colouratura Fine Art Gallery combines art with music, offering special events and concerts as well. Cabotto Chocolates also calls the Gallery home with high quality Callebault Belgium Chocolate that is hand rolled and dipped into many types of truffles and molded chocolates.