A Beary Merry Christmas

The Stadacona Band kicked off their Beary Merry Christmas tour at the Rebecca Cohn Theatre in Halifax on November 25.

Stadacona Band goes on annual holiday tour

By Sgt Michael Gallant,
Stadacona Band of the Royal Canadian Navy

A Beary Merry Christmas is an annual concert put on by the Salvation army in conjunction with the Stadacona Band. The event is a fundraiser for Salvation Army’s Christmas program, providing toys and teddy bears to underprivileged children. Concertgoers are encouraged to bring along a toy or a teddy bear for donation. The concert is very family friendly with lots of fun music featuring guest singers Liz Rigney and Linda Carvery.

The concert tour dates are as follows: November 25 in the Rebecca Cohn Theatre at the Dalhousie Arts Centre in Halifax at 7:30 p.m.;

December 8 in the Astor Theatre, Liverpool, NS at 7:30 p.m.; and on

December 13 in the Confederation Centre of the Arts in Charlottetown, PEI at 7:30 p.m.

Ticket price is $15 and can be purchased at the door, online at for Halifax, and for Charlottetown. Tickets also are available through the Salvation Army.

All are welcome, and please don’t forget to bring a toy as a donation.