The MORE Labour Day Rally - 2014
RETURNS TO BLOCKHOUSE
BEAUTIFUL SOUTH SHORE
August 29 to September 1, 2014
MORE Members Gayle, Nick and Alicia Wilson invite members
and their guests to return to their property in the woods of Lunenburg County,
just off Hwy 325, in between the towns of Mahone Bay and Bridgewater and not far
from Lunenburg town. Rover owners and keeners throughout the Maritimes, New
England, points west and internationally are welcome to participate in the
organized off-roading and to camp, socialize, eat, relax and take in some of the
local sites. For those interested in attending, further details below:
There are trails in the general area to cater to a
variety of skills and preferences for some scheduled offroading. Guests are
invited to participate with their own vehicles or to hitch a ride with some of
the other drivers.
For those who just want to come along for the ride on the
weekend and not off road, there are a number of points of interest in the area
worth checking out including: The towns of Mahone Bay and Lunenburg with their
beautiful sea front areas. Lunenburg is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
are numerous whale watching and other sight seeing tour boats with regular
departures from both towns. You might even spot the famous Bluenose II in port.
MORE member Patrick South operates kayak rentals from Mahone or check out
the Bay Railway Museum in Lunenburg Oak Island, in between Mahone Bay and
Chester, occasionally features tours for those wanting to learn about the
islandís famed hidden treasures.
The Ovens - Ovens Natural Park is a
privately owned 190 acre pristine reserve of coastal forest, located on the
Atlantic coast of Nova Scotia, along the scenic Lighthouse Route. Hike the
spectacular trails along the cliffs to view the famous sea caves, or "Ovens" for
which the park was named.
Lots of antique shops and flea markets.
This year attandees will get dinner
Friday and Saturday and breakfast Saturday and Sunday. There will be
opportunities to get lunches for the both days. To keep arrangements as easy as
possible for all concerned, meal options will be simple and attendees are asked
to pitch in and help with the serving and any barbequing, clean ups etc. MORE
members who can spare a bit of time in advance to help with the catering
arrangements are being asked to contact Gerald Ruderman
Meals will reflect the MORE membersí effort put into them!
Members are welcome to camp on the
Wilsonsí property. Tents can be pitched amongst the apple trees and fields
fringed by towering evergreens and maple trees. Trailers can also be
accommodated. There will be toilets and showers.
For those who would
prefer a bed and breakfast, hotel or motel, there are a number of them,
including among others:
Mahone Bay and Area Bed and Breakfasts and
Mahone Bay Bed and Breakfast
Bayview Pines Country Inn
Edgewater Bed and Breakfast
and Area Bed and Breakfast and Inns:
Ashlea House Bed and
Lunenburg Arms Hotel
Rum Runners Inn
Bridgewater and Area Inns:
Best Western Inn
registration deadline is Midnight, Sunday, August 17th, 2014
Late online registration deadline is Midnight, Sunday, August 24th, 2014
If you arenít able
to register by the late registration deadline, we will try to accommodate those
that show the day of the event.
Early Registration Late
Adult (15 and
Child (14 and
Online Registration With
Enter the name of the participant and then press the
"Add to cart" button.
You can pay for your registration with your credit card even if you don't have a
You will be transferred to your shopping cart where you may check out or return
here and continue adding participants.
Each time you press the "Add to cart" button, you're adding a participant.
You must register every person coming to the event.
Make sure you select the correct age group.
Please provide all contact information, including address, phone number and
This will help organizers keep you up to date on all event information.
You will receive a payment confirmation email, save it, it's your receipt for
If you have
questions about online registration, please contact Ronda Hemeron at
There is no
provision for a mail in registration. If you are unable to register online
Ronda Hemeron at
HEMEONRA@gov.ns.ca for options.
Event questions? As with every Rally, this one will see a lot of
MORE members joining in to make the event a successful one. If you have any
questions or would like to help, a good place to start would be with Gerald