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Upcoming Events at Point Amour Lighthouse

Click here to see the combined events calendar for all Provincial Historic Sites

 

Daily Experiences

Included with price of admission.

May 19, 2018

  • Guided Tour - Join one of our interpreters for a personalized tour of the tallest lighthouse in Atlantic Canada. Enjoy a panoramic view of the surrounding land and sea during the 132 step adventure to the top.

  • Try Your Hand - Try your hand at a traditional activity such as knitting or rug hooking. Challenge you friends at the Scent Station. How many lighthouse related smells can you identify?

  • Dress-Up Closet - Try on some mid-19th century fashions while at the lighthouse. Share your selfies with us on our Facebook or twitter (@seethesites)!

  • Get Creative - Explore Morse code with a variety of activities including making your own secret code bracelet.

  • For the Kids - Visiting the site with children? Ask about our Keeping Watch - Junior Lightkeeper Program where children explore what life was like for a lightkeeper. Pick up a fossil kit from the lighthouse and explore the fossils along the coast.

  • On the Grounds - Borrow a picnic blanket from the front desk to enjoy a nice day out on our grounds.

Contact for more information contact: Bonnie Goudie, Site Supervisor
Tel: (709) 927-5825 or (709) 927-5826, Email: pointamour@seethesites.ca

 

Weekly Experiences

Lighthouse Life.

May 19, 2018

Step into everyday life at the Point Amour Lighthouse. You might find some freshly made butter served on crackers, Labrador Tea picked and freshly brewed on the Point or perhaps some fireweed jelly and juniper cookies. Call (709) 927-5825/5826 for more details.

Contact for more information contact: Bonnie Goudie, Site Supervisor
Tel: (709) 927-5825 or (709) 927-5826, Email: pointamour@seethesites.ca

 

World Oceans Day

June 10, 2018, 2pm - 4pm

Beach Walk: A guided walk of the beach at Point Amour starting at 2pm.

Table Talk: Share ways to reduce our use of plastics over afternoon tea and make your own re-usable fruit or vegetable bag.


Contact for more information contact: Bonnie Goudie, Site Supervisor
Tel: (709) 927-5825 or (709) 927-5826, Email: pointamour@seethesites.ca

 

 

Historic Places Day

July 7, 2018

Historic places tell us the stories that brought Canada to life, teach us about our heritage in a way history class can't and, for some, give us a sense of identity. Celebrate Historic Places Day with a visit to one of our Provincial Historic Sites!

Contact for more information contact: Bonnie Goudie, Site Supervisor
Tel: (709) 927-5825 or (709) 927-5826, Email: pointamour@seethesites.ca

 

Remembering HMS Raleigh

An Annual Tradition.

August 8, 2018

Royal Navy's HMS Raleigh ran aground near the Point Amour Lighthouse on August 8th 1922. Every year, we remember this tragedy with a walking tour,
photographs, Raleigh relics, theatre and music.


Contact for more information contact:
Bonnie Goudie, Site Supervisor
Tel: (709) 927-5825 or (709) 927-5826, Email: pointamour@seethesites.ca

 

Lightkeepers Run

August 11, 2018

Contact for more information: Bonnie Goudie, Site Supervisor
Tel: (709) 927-5825 or (709) 927-5826, Email: pointamour@seethesites.ca

 

International Lightstation Day

August 19, 2018

In recognition of International Lighthouse Day, the Point Amour Lighthouse Provincial Historic Site will be hosting a day of fun events including a scavenger hunt, craft activities and lighthouse themed competitions. Refreshments will be served.


Contact for more information contact:
Bonnie Goudie, Site Supervisor
Tel: (709) 927-5825 or (709) 927-5826, Email: pointamour@seethesites.ca

 

Light Station at Night

September 28, 2018

Come experience a spectacular night time view from atop the Point Amour Lighthouse. Enjoy an animated tour of the light tower as well as a panoramic view of the sea and coast from the lantern room at the top. Fantastic music and refreshments round out an amazing evening.


Contact for more information contact:
Bonnie Goudie, Site Supervisor
Tel: (709) 927-5825 or (709) 927-5826, Email: pointamour@seethesites.ca