Every August, the Deanery Project brings together people of all ages to celebrate the Perseid Meteor Shower, and ocean bioluminesence in the annual SeaLight SkyLight Festival in Ship Harbour.
The two-day, family-friendly event highlights these natural phenomena through hands-on science-based activities combined with captivating visual art and live musical performances. This year, the schedule is packed with a collection of both new and returning artists and presenters that you will not want to miss both day and night!
Friday August 9: 7:00PM - 11:30PM
Saturday August 10: 2:00PM - 11:30PM
FEATURING MUSIC BY:
Layia, Cassie Josephine And The Cry If I Want Tos, Maghaan Leblanc, Stand Back, Gideon's Sungala, Yasmin Kawar, Brea Lynn And Beaky
VISUAL ARTISTS AND PERFORMANCES BY:
Alan Syliboy, The Unique Four, Kurtis Euguene And Rachel Bruch And The Night Seekers
PRESENTATIONS AND INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES BY:
Halifax Planetarium Dalhousie University, SuperNOVA, Inkstorm Screen Printing Collective, Hope for Wildlife, Wambolts Rescue Farm Animals, East Coast Astrology and Guided Hikes.
Check our webpage soon for more extensive schedule and program information.
Food, as well as festival and artist merchandise will be available for purchase by cash.
Inkstorm will be onsite doing screen printing of our logo both days. We will have a small number of t-shirts to print for a cost of $10 or bring your own and print our SeaLight SkyLight logo for free. If you do bring an item, ensure it is a dark material for white ink to show up most clearly. Check our schedule for printing times.
We will be opening a ride-share FB group and will post link here when it is ready. Feel free to connect your rides as needed!
Tickets are available through EventBrite or at the door.
Stated prices include taxes.
NOTE: A small processing fee will be added to the cost for tickets purchased through EventBrite.
$12 Friday, $15 Saturday or $25 for Festival Pass.
$15 Friday, $20 Saturday, or $30 for Festival Pass
Children 6-12 - $8 Festival Pass
Children 5 under - ALWAYS FREE
-Festival Parking is located at the bottom of the hill of The Deanery Property. Attendees are welcome to drive to upper parking lot for drop off if needed.
-Most activities and entertainment will take place at ground level.
-The night time performance will guide attendees down a path with some protruding roots and rocks at a medium-steep decline. If you need specific mobiliity assistance, please contact Jeighk at [email protected] in advance or onsite the day of the event.
**The Deanery Project and the SeaLight SkyLight Festival is located on unsurrendered Mi'Kmaq Territory.**
August 10, 2019 at 2:00pm - 11:30pm
The Deanery Project