Rising Tide Theatre: The Rising Tide Theatre, formed in 1978 and in continuous seasonal operation since, is active in Trinity from June 1st to September 1st, providing a variety of live theatre experiences every evening throughout the summer. Please check their program for the period you are staying in the village, at their website, http://www.risingtidetheatre.com
Particularly popular is the New Founde Lande Trinity Pageant, a live outdoor theatre performance that walks the audience through the rich history of the village. The Pageant is held every Wednesday and Saturday afternoon, from 2:00-4:15 PM, beginning June 22 through to August 31. Pageant dates also offer evening play / dinner theatre – please consult the Theatre website or phone the Theatre (464-3232) for further details and bookings.
Summer Concert Program at the Anglican Church, Church Road:
Ches March and The Three Decades: Tuesday, July 2 (country gospel)
Maryland Boy’s Choir: Friday, July 5
The Scallywag: Wednesday, July 17 (bluegrass)
Maureen Howard and Group: Wednesday July 31. A celebration of Newfoundland Music.
The Ennis Sisters: Sunday, August 4 – a Juno Award winning musical group from St. John’s, with a Canada-wide following. Highly recommended!
All proceeds of the concerts are used for the maintenance and upkeep of the historic church building.
Trinity Garden Party and Auction: A highlight of the summer season is the Trinity Auction, held this year on the grounds of the Trinity Museum on Friday, August 16. Many treasures donated from the old houses in the village, as well as the products of local craftspeople are offered for sale – the event is always well attended and bidding is brisk! All proceeds of the auction are used to support the activities of the Trinity Historic Society.
Trinity Festival: On the two days following the Garden Party and Auction, Trinity holds its annual summer festival, a weekend of live music, outdoor games and contests and generally much fun for young and old. This year’s festival will be held on Saturday, August 17 & Sunday, August 18.