Category Archives: Events

Trouble on the High Seas: Search and Rescue Simulations off Tancook

Ever wonder what might happen if the ferry got into trouble crossing to the island? Take a read through the following account of some recent search and rescue simulations off Tancook – brought to you by guest blogger Marybeth Hay … Continue reading

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Tancook in Winter: We’re Taking the Roof Off!

Take the Roof Off Winter – Sunday February 13th at 1pm – Big Tancook Island Rec Center We’re “Taking the Roof Off Winter” this weekend! Join us at the Rec Center Sunday afternoon starting at 1pm for lots of good … Continue reading

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Tancook in Winter: Snow Day!

There’s nothing much better than the smell of bacon cooking to wake you up on a Saturday morning – especially when you have big plans for a whole day spent in the freshly fallen snow. You see, on Tancook we … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve on Tancook!

Head’s up to everyone that The Annual Tancook Island New Year’s Eve Dance will be taking place once again at the Island Rec Center. This party is semi formal or come as you are with a twist! If it suits … Continue reading

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Lobster Crawl: Lobstering has begun!

The South Shore’s lobster season began today – all our fisherman were off to set traps at 7am to mark the official start of the season. Most will haul their first catches tomorrow – here’s to hoping for lots of … Continue reading

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Spooky Island: Halloween on Tancook

On Tancook we take Halloween seriously – whether it be decorating our yards – the trick or treating – or the Halloween Dance…we really try to take things to the limit. I was talking to one of my friends about … Continue reading

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Summer has come to an end…but Fall has just begun!

It’s with a twinge of sadness that I write this note…with a chill in the air, the leaves starting to turn and my sudden inability to find a parking spot on campus, I realize that Fall is upon us. With … Continue reading

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We survived Earl…and had a great time doing it!

When I woke Saturday morning because our house was shaking so dramatically in the wind that my bed was moving, I knew Hurricane Earl had arrived. The night before I had wondered if it really would come since it had … Continue reading

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Welcome to Tancook Earl – You Better Watch Out!

It had never crossed my mind that I would even consider not being on Tancook for the last long weekend of the Summer (even in a hurricane), until a friend of mine sent me a facebook message yesterday, it read: … Continue reading

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Tancook Island Pig Roast!

On Tancook we’re known for many things – lobster, sauerkraut, our unique existence…but one of the things that is the most famous of them all is the Annual Tancook Island Pig Roast. This event has been happening for many years … Continue reading

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