What to do in Freddy Beach on Labour Day

Summer is Not Over

Think there is not much to do this Labour Day Long Weekend? Well, you may be wrong. Fred-E-Scene has compiled a list of things to do for everyone.

Rough Hands/Johnny Cullen

September 1st at 8 PM – 11 PM

Grimross Brewing Co.
600 Bishop Drive, Fredericton, New Brunswick E3C 0B4

$10 at the door

Rough Hands is a musical project from the creative mind of singer/songwriter Luke Tremblett. As a team of good friends, Rough Hands utilizes vocal harmonies and drifting, catchy melodies, that have an intricate sound based around the interconnectedness of carefully assembled indie rock instrumentation. Rough Hands contemplates the good questions, aiming to ignite the thoughts you often hide deep in the back of your mind.

Odell Collectors & Shooters Gun Show

September 1st 5:00pm -9:00 pm and Sat 9:00am to 5:00pm

Fredericton Inn & Convention Centre

1315 Regent Street,
Fredericton, NB

For more information, please call Steven Fox at 506-451-0018.

Admission: $5.00

FRFRC Family Drop-In

September 1 – 9:00 am


60 Veterans Dr., Fredericton, New Brunswick E3A 4C3

Parents and children can come and enjoy our well-equipped playroom, craft area, books and outdoor play yard during drop in hours. This is a great time for the children and parents to get to know each other.

Theatre in the Park

September 1st and 2nd – 2:00 pm

Officers’ Square

Queen Street, Fredericton NB

The Calithumpians have been presenting Theatre in the Park, live and lively family entertainment, in Officers’ Square for over 30 years. Four shows are rotated in repertory through the summer season featuring musical comedy with fun educational messages on a variety of modern and historical themes. Bring your lawn chair or a blanket and a picnic lunch, and enjoy some family fun. Our stage is under the maple tree in Officers’ Square with start times at 12:15pm weekdays and 2pm.

SpeedWeekend 2017

September 1st at 8 PM to September 3rd at 10 PM

Speedway 660
588 Branch Rd, Geary, NB E2V 4A4, E2V 4A4 Geary, New Brunswick

The McLaughlin Roof Trusses 250 Highlights the annual SpeedWeekend festivities at Speedway660!

Friday night we see Mucky Fingers return to rock the house, along with Corn on the cob everyone enjoys!

Saturday night @6:30pm fans will be treated to 4 divisions:
Martin’s Home Heating Sportsman 150
Maritime League of Legends tour
MJS Holdings East coast mini stock tour
TCM Bandolero Blast part1

Sunday @2:00pm
McLaughlin Roof Trusses 250 Qualifying
DMR Auto Sales Street Stock 50
Fredericton Mitsubishi Sharp shooter 40
TCM Bandolero Blast part 2

Sunday @6:30pm (approx)
McLaughlin Roof Trusses 250 GREEN FLAG

The Kalaya String Quartet

September 1st, Doors open at 7pm and the concert begins at 7:30pm.

Gallery on Queen

406 Queen St., Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 1B6

Gallery on Queen and the Kalaya Quartet present an evening of string quartets on September 1. Featuring works by Franz Schube
rt, Philip Glass, and Benjamin Britten.

Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door, and $6 for students and children.

Tickets are available for purchase at Gallery on Queen and at Reads Cafe.
Toonie Saturdays at Science East!

September 2nd, 2017

Science East
668 Brunswick Street, Fredericton, NB

Take in “Toonie Saturdays”: $ 2.00 admission, 10am – 1pm Enter through playground gate via Boyce Farmer’s Market.

Access includes backyard playground, basement jail museum, and main floor exhibits.

Gravity Fest

September 2nd – 3rd, 2017

Crabbe Mountain
50 Crabbe Mountain Road, Central Hainesville, NB

Crabbe Mountain, River Valley Cycling and Velo NB are STOKED to host GRAVITY FEST weekend, September 2-3.

We’ve had a solid group of volunteer trail builders keen on bringing DH riding back to Crabbe this summer and are stoked to show it off.

Saturday, Sept. 2nd: ENDURO RACE

Registration: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
**FREE camping available.


Kitchen open for breakfast 8am – 10am.
Registration: 8:00am – 9:00am
Volunteer meeting: 9:00am
Mandatory inspection (if not previously done): 9:30am – 11:30am
Riders meeting: 11:45am
DH start: 12:00pm
DH awards: 2:30pm


Men’s Pro
Men’s Sport
Womens Pro
Womens Sport
Junior dudes (14U)
Junior Dudettes (14U)

DH: Best of two runs. Hay Wagon Shuttles!
Pro: 3 Stages. Combined time of 3 runs down.
Sport and Junior: Combined time of 2 runs.
Each rider will be given a specific start time for each stage. If you miss your start time, you get a DNF for that stage only.

The DH offers everything from bony rocks, roots, and tight berms, to flowy manicured berms and jumps. Old school meets new school.

DH: Full Face helmet, knee protection.
Enduro: Minimum half shell helmet and knee protection.

Registration: $30 per race OR $50 for both.

**Note: Non-VeloNB members must purchase a 1-day VeloNB membership for $10.**

**Riders will be able to choose race class at registration the day of the event. Pro, Sport, or Junior (14 and under ).

**FREE camping available.

Thank You to our sponsors: The Radical Edge, Mavic, Thule, Devinci Mountain Bikes, Giant Bicycles, Trailway Brewing Co., Salomon.

Freddy Beach Doggy Dip

September 2nd, 2017 – 10:00AM – 4:00PM

Queen Square Pool
740 Aberdeen Street, Fredericton, NB

The Global Pet Foods team along with Prepare for Takeoff Flyball Club are hosting a doggie pool party to mark the end of summer!

Bring your dog to take a dip in the Queen Square Pool, see dog-related vendors, and exiting demonstrations for various dog sports!

Story time: Presented by Fredericton Public Library

September 2nd at 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM

Kings Landing, New Brunswick
5804 Route 102, Prince William, New Brunswick E6K 0A5

The Fredericton Public Libary will be joining KIng’s Landing twice a month for storytime in the Joslin Gallery Garden this summer! We have all sorts of exciting events, workshops and presentations happening all summer! Grab your season pass so you don’t miss out! Check out our website for our 2017 hours and pricing: http://kingslanding.nb.ca/hours-and-prices/

Kite Workshop and Festival

September 2nd, 2017 – 1:00PM – 4:00PM

York Centennial Park, Mactaquac
1439 NB-105 Bright, NB

We will provide kite kits to assemble and each participant will decorate with materials provided and gather to fly the kites when assembled and decorated.

A great labor day weekend event hosted by The Friends of Mactaquac Park. Thanks to Tree Go Mactaquac, NB Tourism, River View Orchards and Moco Mactaquac for providing prizes and snacks for participants of this event.

This event will be held weather permitting.

Under the Stars Film Series: Modern Favourites “Steel Magnolias”

September 2nd, 2017

Officers’ Square
575 Queen Street, Fredericton, NB

Join our community for a romantic movie night under the stars, in a National Historic Site. Bring your blankets or chairs and watch classic films and modern favourites out of doors on the silver screen! Admission is FREE. Refreshments available for purchase on site.

Films start at dusk; parental discretion advised for all films.

NOTE: Wondering if an event is cancelled due to inclement weather? Contact our Visitor Information Centre at (506) 460-2129

Spencer Burton

September 2nd at 8 PM

Grimross Brewing Co.

600 Bishop Drive, Fredericton, New Brunswick E3C 0B4

PRE Qualifying 2017 Stingray Rising Star Competition

September 2nd at 9 PM – 2 AM

The Capital Complex

362 Queen Street, Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 1B2

Be part of the showcase that’ll determine the two local acts who will advance to the Stingray Rising Star Competition on Sept 15.

The Line – Up:
Wicked Vices
The Crossroad Devils
Mitch Rayner Music
Van London
JR & The Hippies
Mrs. Hippie
Dapper Dan & the Drive In Classics
The Tortoise The Hare & The Millionaire

$8 at the door, with all proceeds going to Harvest’s Music in the Schools program.

Casual Sunday! – Push Me Pull You and Crawl

September 3rd at 6 PM to September 4th at 12 AM

Dead Dino Gaming Inc
348 King Street (2nd Floor), Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 1E3

Check out their first Casual Sunday event showcasing two really fun couch multiplayer games “Push Me, Pull You” and “Crawl”!!!

$20 gets you access to the entire night, and hours can be transferred to your account if you don’t stay for the full event.

Currently limited to 16 seats, call or facebook message to reserve.

Be here by 6:30 for sign up, games start at 7.

See you all then!

Fiber Gathering and Montgomery Street Band!

September 3rd, 2017

Gagetown Farmers Market

This Sunday at the Village of Gagetown Farmers Market we will be hosting a Fiber Gathering in addition to live music by the talented Montgomery St Band. Some of our fiber vendors and demonstrators will be: Brigadoon Fiber Farm the Herb Farm and Studio Woodsmoke Woolworks Fundy Fibre Artisans River Gallery Handwoven Treasures Studio in the Woods Demonstrations of an antique sock making machine (sock cranking!), spinning, weaving, carding, rug hooking and more! Plus our regular vendors with coffee, preserves, produce and sausages for lunch. Come out and make a day of it! Right on the river beside Flo Greig pottery (36 Front st), 11am – 3pm. Interested in vending or spinning (spin-in) with us? Please email pmennier@gmail.com

Tay Sera: Indie Folk-Pop on the Patio

September 3rd at 6 PM – 8 PM

Cafe Loka

343 York Street, Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 3P5

Get your Sunday on with Tay Sera on the patio at Cafe Loka on September 3rd! This duo is made up of Taylor Murray & Justin Bradley, who bridge the gap between whimsey and jazz, with a contagious energy and lyrics to make you think and feel throughout every song.

You can find them on Facebook or Instagram at @tayserasera
Preview the EP “Fix It” at www.taysera.bandcamp.com

This will be a free and family-friendly show and we can’t wait!

Chase the Ace in Fredericton

September 3rd – 6:00 PM

Centre Communautaire Sainte-Anne (École Saint-Anne)

715 Priestman Street, Fredericton, New Brunswick, E3B 3B8.

Every Sunday – Jackpot is growing!!

Ticket Sale 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Under the Stars Sunday Night Classic Films “True Grit”

September 3rd, 2017

Officers’ Square, at dusk
575 Queen Street Fredericton, NB

Join our community for a romantic movie night under the stars, in a National Historic Site. Bring your blankets or chairs and watch classic films out of doors on the silver screen! Admission is FREE. Refreshments available for purchase on site.

Films start at dusk; parental discretion advised for all films.

NOTE: Wondering if an event is cancelled due to inclement weather? Contact our Visitor Information Centre at (506) 460-2129

The White Party

September 3rd at 9 PM – 2 AM

Boom Nightclub

474 Queen Street, Fredericton, New Brunswick

Don’t wear white after Labour day? Well let’s wear it before! Do you need to be an upper class Victorian Era socialite to fit into this party? Not on this night, drinks are 1/2 price!!!!!

So come out in all white, heck wear your old wedding dress! Enjoy the 50% off drink prices, the hot music by DJ Dansor, Tribal Tripper and the final day of the season to wear white………..Until we have a paint party that is.

Dischord / Cable Crusher / Nihilist in Fredericton

September 3rd at 9 PM to September 4th at 1 AM

The Capital Complex

362 Queen Street, Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 1B2

This will be Dischord’s last show of their 10th anniversary vinyl release tour before reaching home.
https://www.facebook.com/ DischordCanada/

Come out and check out Cable Crusher and Nihilist as well!
Monday is a holiday!

19+ and $8 at the door.

NBEX Parade 2017

September 4th at 11 AM – 12 PM

The New Brunswick Provincial Exhibition

361 Smythe Street, P.O. Box 235, Stn. “A”, Fredericton, New Brunswick

This year at the NBEX, to celebrate the anniversary of both Canada 150 and the 190th Anniversary of the NBEX, we are holding a parade on September 4th, 2017 at 11am in downtown Fredericton, New Brunswick! Our parade theme is Milestones, incorporating both of these anniversaries as well as those of our fellow organizations because we believe all milestones should be celebrated!

Our intention is to start the NBEX week off with a bang, while including the various clubs, societies, businesses and organizations that make our city and province as diverse as it is!

We will be celebrating both the agricultural side to the Exhibition with animals galore, as well as the entertainment side with businesses and people that make our city and province diverse!

Come on out to support our city and province’s businesses and organizations as well as celebrate the start of an exciting week!

Our route: We will be starting in front of the Victoria Health Centre, going down King St, Turning onto Carleton St, and returning back using Queen St.

Fredericton & District Labour Council BBQ

September 4th – 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Officer’s Square,

585 Queen St, Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 4Y7

BBQ, live music, and games

For more information contact:  Phone: 506-447-2338 Email: ecaissie@unb.ca

CUPE Gives Back To The Communities

September 4th at 12 PM

Officer’s Square

585 Queen St, Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 4Y7

CUPE Labour Day celebration!
Brought to you by CUPE NB


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