Sunny Cottage Activities
100th Anniversary Activities
May 30: 100th Anniversary Celebration Kick Off. May 31 - June 4: School/Student visits to the Cottage. June 12 - Sept 4 (Saturdays): Local Entertainment at the Sunny Cottage Tea Room. July 11: Sunny Cottage Garden Party. July 25: Museum Day (Locals tour the Cottage for free). August 14: Sunny Cottage: Stewart Family Day. August 31: Sunny Cottage Birthday Party.
Tour guides dressed in period costumes will take you through the Newman & Co. Room, the Resettlement Room, the Servants' Quarters, the Stewart-Rose Room, and many other nooks that this magnificant structure possesses.
Senior's Card Game
Every Wednesday afternoon during tourist season Sunny Cottage will host a card game for seniors in the community. A small fee covers prizes and a meal.
Pea Soup Day
Saturday's lunch in Newfoundland is traditionally a pea soup meal. Occassionally the Cottage serves pea soup to the public. The Corporation members and tour guides all assist in cooking and serving the meal.
Taste Traditional Newfoundland Food
Visitors are given the opportunity to taste traditional Newfoundland food in our kitchen. Tour guides cook such samples as molasses buns, toutins, and fruit cake. As visitors sample the food, they yarn with our friendly staff.
Canada Day Celebrations are an annual event on the Sunny Cottage grounds.
Sunny Cottage Flea Market
The Sunny Cottage Flea Market is an annual event. Items are donated to the cottage for this fundraiser. Monies realized goes towards the preservation of the cottage.
Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
This is an annual event every December. Bulbs are lit in memory of departed loved ones. Carol singing, speeches, and hot chocolate are a part of the ceremony.
Sunny Cottage Events
100th Anniversary Celebrations2010
Come and take part in celebrating 100 years at the Sunny Cottage Heritage Centre(Commencing late May to early September.) Performances by local artists, pea soup dinners, card games, garden party, Canada Day Celebrations & much more. Come by and chat with our friendly staff, there may even be an opportunity to taste a touton or two...
We appreciate and value the support and involvment of the community. To volunteer for an event or a regular activity at the cottage, please contact a member of the Corporation or Sunny Cottage directly.