Sunday, October 11, 2015


Hallowe'en notices continue!

Earlier this year, in the summer, The Rooms, which is the Provincial Archives of Newfoundland and Labrador, had an open house to celebrate it's 10th anniversary.

And now they will host a HALLOWEEN COCKTAILS AND CULTURE event on Friday, October 30 from 6 - 8:30 pm and they will have a haunted flashlight tours of the Level 4 Museum Gallery with Dale Jarvis and live music by Charlie Barfoot.

Costumes optional but encouraged!
Adults (19+)
Cash bar
Tickets $15, Members $13.50
For tickets or more information contact Visitor Services at 757-8090.

The website is

And why is it called The Rooms? 

The Rooms was a term used by early British fishermen that they used to called the "fishing rooms". The fishing rooms were common at the seashore in every Newfoundland fishing villages. 

You can also go to and see what is available as far as Vital Statistics is concerned.


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