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Annual St. Margaret's Bay Cruise,
Musicale, Wine & Cheese Reception


Saturday September 17, 2016

In support of Opera Nova Scotia

The Waters. Mother Nature's weather plans permitting, Opera Nova Scotia is reviving
its annual relaxing Summer Saturday get-away, providing fun for you and funds for
live opera; as Capt. Kenny Merlin welcomes you on board his beautifully-appointed,
authentic Cape Island boat for a two-hour tour of picturesque St. Margaret's Bay.

The Song. After the cruise it's only a few minutes back to the welcoming home of Ifan Williams where you will be entertained by one of Halifax's most admired singers, Jon-Paul Décosse. JP, as he is affectionately called, has firmly established himself within the ONS Spring Productions roster, through his outstanding performances in Luisa Miller, Don Giovanni and La Serva Padrona. His characterization of the evil Don Pizarro in last Season's Informoperal presentation of Fidelio will be long remembered. He has been a favorite with Opera Valentine guests, and gives his time generously to ONS in fund-raising events. He will offer a half-hour program to suitably close the day's pleasures, with pianist Lynette Wahlstrom.

The Reception. Enjoy this wonderful way to relax and to hear superb musical artistry in a charming home environment where you can refresh yourselves with wine and cheese, homemade cakes, tea and coffee. Our host Ifan Williams has designed an accommodating Music Room complete with concert Steinway at his cosy house overlooking the Bay.

Departure Point: Take Hwy 103 to Exit 5, Turn left on to Hammonds Plains Rd.,
Right at lights at T-junction (Hwy. 3), left at lights to Peggy's Cove Road (Hwy 333)
ca 5 km to "Shining Waters", 148 Nautical Way on right hand side of
Peggy's Cove Rd. Allow a 45-minute drive from Halifax.

Cruise Departure Time: 2:00 p.m.

Reception Time: ca 4::00 p.m. Disembarking from the cruise turn right on Peggy's Cove Rd. for 1.3 km. Turn right onto Indian Point Road for 0.6 km .You will see Ifan's sailing catamaran in the water on your left, and a little further the asphalt driveway with red brick borders on your right. Park on inbound side of Indian Point Road. The house (No.135) is gray with white trim and cedar roof, on a rise.

- If you are driving to the Reception only, Indian Point Road is 6 km down Peggy's Cove Road.

Cost: $50.00 per person, inclusive of cruise, musicale and reception
       (with a tax receipt for $20.00).

Limit: The cruise is limited to the first 30 who reserve with payment. A few more people would be able to attend the reception only, at a cost of $30.00

Reservations: Avoid disappointment, don't delay !!!
Send your reservation request,
 with cheque (payable to Opera Nova Scotia) to:
      Sheila Andrecyk,
      28 Greenpark Close, No. 601
      Halifax, NS
      B35 0A1
 Telephone registration and enquiries 445-5768

  DEADLINE: Monday, September 12.
  NOTE: No reservation can be made through the ONS Office
For more information call Sheila at 445-5768.
If unavailable call 425-8586 or 852-5170.

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Last update: Aug. 30, 2016