Chocolate River Festival August 25-27, 2006
Friday August 25 7:00 PM Festival opening and book launches. Tribute to Canada's Peoples Poet Milton Acorn, meet Traditionalist Medicine Woman Carol Desjarlais and Guest Poets.
Log Cabin Restaurant, Hopewell Rocks Motel & Country Inn,
Hopewell Cape, New Brunswick.
Saturday August 26 8:30 AM Canadian Poetry Association 21st Annual General Meeting and Breakfast.
Log Cabin Restaurant, Hopewell Rocks
Motel & Country Inn, Hopewell Cape
10:00 AM Poets' Walk, Hopewell Rocks Provincial Park Entrance. Participants must pay the price of park admission
1:00 PM Book Launches and Signings.
High Tides Cafe, Interpretive
Centre, Hopewell Rocks Park
2:30 PM "You Got Mail: Postcard Poetry Workshop".
Hopewell Rocks Motel
4:00 PM Talking Circle and Smudge with Traditionalist Medicine Woman.
High Tide Cafe, Interpretive Centre, Hopewell Rocks Park.
Festival dinner: two locations
5:00 PM * Dinner With Host Poet.
Interpretive Centre, Hopewell Rocks
Park 5:30 PM * Dinner With Host Poet.
Hopewell Rocks Motel & Restaurant
7:00 PM MAIN EVENT Raffle, Sweetgrass Ceremony, Native/African Drumming, Classical Guitar, Guest Poets.
Log Cabin Restaurant, Hopewell Rocks Motel & Country Inn, (big orange roof), Hopewell Cape.
Admission 'buy a book'. Limited seating of 120 so come early!
Sunday August 27 1:00 PM Poetea Brunch.
Peck Colonial Tea Room, Hopewell Hill
1:00 PM Book signing and Informal Discussion.
High Tides Cafe,
Interpretive Centre, Hopewell Rocks Park
Participoets from Israel, Maine, CPA, Writers Federation of NB, and the League of Poets . . .
* Meals are the responsibility of the individual.
Margaret Eaton, Phone (506) 382-6146
Richard Doiron, Phone (506) 855-7884
Chocolate River Poetry Association
c/o Donna Allard
331 Elmwood Dr - Suite 4-212
Moncton NB E1A 1X6
Tel: (506) 871-1004
CPA website: www.canadianpoetryassoc.com