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Welcome to The Friendly Invasion. Our events are limited with the number of participants at each event this year, and each event pays particular attention to the health & safety requirements to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The ongoing situation can change so please look for updates on our website or Facebook page. New events may also be added where possible. Have a safe and healthy summer.

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Osprey Watch 1:00 PM
Osprey Watch
Jul 5 @ 1:00 PM
Osprey Watch
Birding by Season will host an osprey watching event for your chance to see these magnificent raptors fish. A spotting scope will be set up to enhance your view when watching them on the nest. Learn about the … Continue reading Osprey Watch
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Drive-in Gospel Concert 3:00 PM
Drive-in Gospel Concert @ Stephenville Dome
Jul 11 @ 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Drive-in Gospel Concert @ Stephenville Dome
We invite you to join us at the Dome parking lot each Sunday at 3PM for a drive in Gospel Concert. Weather permitting from July 4 – September 5.  
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Osprey Watch 1:00 PM
Osprey Watch
Jul 14 @ 1:00 PM
Osprey Watch
Birding by Season will host an osprey watching event for your chance to see these magnificent raptors fish. A spotting scope will be set up to enhance your view when watching them on the nest. Learn about the … Continue reading Osprey Watch
Bonfire & Music on the Beach 7:00 PM
Bonfire & Music on the Beach
Jul 14 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Bonfire & Music on the Beach
We invite you to join us for a bonfire and music at the Port Harmon Beach. Weather permitting. Further details TBA.  
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Antique Car Cruise 6:00 PM
Antique Car Cruise
Jul 16 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Antique Car Cruise
If you enjoy antique cars, we invite you to come out and enjoy a parade of some of classics! The route is yet to be determined, but it will end at the Stephenville Dome, followed … Continue reading Antique Car Cruise
Music at the Dome 7:00 PM
Music at the Dome
Jul 16 @ 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Music at the Dome
As a part of the opening ceremonies of the Friendly Invasion 2021, there will be an outdoor concert at the Stephenville Dome following the Antique Car Parade. Entertainment TBA. Donations at the gate.  
Fireworks 9:30 PM
Fireworks
Jul 16 @ 9:30 PM
Fireworks
Following the music at the Dome, we invite you to come out and enjoy a fireworks show!    
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ATV Guided Tour 10:00 AM
ATV Guided Tour
Jul 17 @ 10:00 AM
ATV Guided Tour
Spend the day exploring rocky coastlines and forest trails on ATV. Stop along the way to take in the scenery and fresh air, cast a line and maybe spot seals or whales. Your local guide … Continue reading ATV Guided Tour
BBQ – A 5-course menu 6:30 PM
BBQ – A 5-course menu @ Whaleback Nordic Ski Club
Jul 17 @ 6:30 PM
BBQ - A 5-course menu @ Whaleback Nordic Ski Club
The BBQ is the most ancient form of cooking but you won’t find any caveman techniques used by us. Our chefs are busy preparing your BBQ favorites, and everything from the appetizers to the desserts … Continue reading BBQ – A 5-course menu
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Harmon Historic Walking Tour 2:00 PM
Harmon Historic Walking Tour
Jul 18 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Harmon Historic Walking Tour
Discover the rich history of the Harmon Air Force Base as it unfolds on your journey along the Heritage Trail. Learn how an influx of thousands of Americans during WWII caused a drastic cultural change … Continue reading Harmon Historic Walking Tour
Drive-in Gospel Concert 3:00 PM
Drive-in Gospel Concert @ Stephenville Dome
Jul 18 @ 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Drive-in Gospel Concert @ Stephenville Dome
We invite you to join us at the Dome parking lot each Sunday at 3PM for a drive in Gospel Concert. Weather permitting from July 4 – September 5.  
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Music at the Museum (St. George’s) 2:00 PM
Music at the Museum (St. George’s)
Jul 20 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Music at the Museum featuring local native singers at K’Taqmkuk Mi’Kmaq Museum in St. George’s.  Entrance Fee applies.
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Osprey Watch 1:00 PM
Osprey Watch
Jul 21 @ 1:00 PM
Osprey Watch
Birding by Season will host an osprey watching event for your chance to see these magnificent raptors fish. A spotting scope will be set up to enhance your view when watching them on the nest. Learn about the … Continue reading Osprey Watch
The Last Christmas at Harmon 6:30 PM
The Last Christmas at Harmon
Jul 21 @ 6:30 PM
The Last Christmas at Harmon
By 1944, thousands of American had descended on Stephenville, and it changed the cultural landscape of the area forever. The Last Christmas at Harmon is an epic tale of the final months at Harmon AFB. The story … Continue reading The Last Christmas at Harmon
Bonfire & Music on the Beach 7:00 PM
Bonfire & Music on the Beach
Jul 21 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Bonfire & Music on the Beach
We invite you to join us for a bonfire and music at the Port Harmon Beach. Weather permitting. Further details TBA.  
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Music at the Dome 7:00 PM
Music at the Dome
Jul 22 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Music at the Dome
We invite you to join us for an outdoor concert at the Stephenville Dome. Entertainment TBA. Donations at the gate.
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Guided Tour Ancient Carboniferous Fossil Bed 11:00 AM
Guided Tour Ancient Carboniferous Fossil Bed
Jul 23 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Guided Tour Ancient Carboniferous Fossil Bed
305 million years ago a tropical forest of ancient trees grew up to 50 meters in height near what it now Blanche Brook. One of the first species to inhabit the Earth and now long … Continue reading Guided Tour Ancient Carboniferous Fossil Bed
A Night at the Museum (Tasting, Tales & Tunes) 7:00 PM
A Night at the Museum (Tasting, Tales & Tunes)
Jul 23 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
A Night at the Museum (Tasting, Tales & Tunes)
Come prepared to enjoy yourself! Our chefs are crafting a traditional Newfoundland meal, with a creative modern twist, of course, and we have stories and songs to keep you entertained. The influx of thousands of … Continue reading A Night at the Museum (Tasting, Tales & Tunes)
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Joe MacNeil Antique Car Show 10:00 AM
Joe MacNeil Antique Car Show
Jul 25 @ 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Joe MacNeil Antique Car Show
If you enjoy antique cars, we invite you to come out and stroll down Mainstreet as you enjoy an up close look at some of the classics we’ve come to love! People can registration their … Continue reading Joe MacNeil Antique Car Show
Harmon Historic Walking Tour 2:00 PM
Harmon Historic Walking Tour
Jul 25 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Harmon Historic Walking Tour
Discover the rich history of the Harmon Air Force Base as it unfolds on your journey along the Heritage Trail. Learn how an influx of thousands of Americans during WWII caused a drastic cultural change … Continue reading Harmon Historic Walking Tour
Drive-in Gospel Concert 3:00 PM
Drive-in Gospel Concert @ Stephenville Dome
Jul 25 @ 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Drive-in Gospel Concert @ Stephenville Dome
We invite you to join us at the Dome parking lot each Sunday at 3PM for a drive in Gospel Concert. Weather permitting from July 4 – September 5.  
Music at the Square 7:00 PM
Music at the Square
Jul 25 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Music at the Square
We invite you to join us for music at the newly constructed Main Street Square. Please note, because of COVID restrictions, space is limited.
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Bonfire & Music on the Beach 7:00 PM
Bonfire & Music on the Beach
Jul 28 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Bonfire & Music on the Beach
We invite you to join us for a bonfire and music at the Port Harmon Beach. Weather permitting. Further details TBA.  
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Music at the Dome 7:00 PM
Music at the Dome
Jul 29 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Music at the Dome
We invite you to join us for an outdoor concert at the Stephenville Dome. Entertainment TBA. Donations at the gate.
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Guided Tour Ancient Carboniferous Fossil Bed 11:00 AM
Guided Tour Ancient Carboniferous Fossil Bed
Jul 30 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Guided Tour Ancient Carboniferous Fossil Bed
305 million years ago a tropical forest of ancient trees grew up to 50 meters in height near what it now Blanche Brook. One of the first species to inhabit the Earth and now long … Continue reading Guided Tour Ancient Carboniferous Fossil Bed
Osprey Watch 1:00 PM
Osprey Watch
Jul 30 @ 1:00 PM
Osprey Watch
Birding by Season will host an osprey watching event for your chance to see these magnificent raptors fish. A spotting scope will be set up to enhance your view when watching them on the nest. Learn about the … Continue reading Osprey Watch
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ATV Guided Tour 10:00 AM
ATV Guided Tour
Jul 31 @ 10:00 AM
ATV Guided Tour
Spend the day exploring rocky coastlines and forest trails on ATV. Stop along the way to take in the scenery and fresh air, cast a line and maybe spot seals or whales. Your local guide … Continue reading ATV Guided Tour
BBQ – A 5-course menu 6:30 PM
BBQ – A 5-course menu @ Whaleback Nordic Ski Club
Jul 31 @ 6:30 PM
BBQ - A 5-course menu @ Whaleback Nordic Ski Club
The BBQ is the most ancient form of cooking but you won’t find any caveman techniques used by us. Our chefs are busy preparing your BBQ favorites, and everything from the appetizers to the desserts … Continue reading BBQ – A 5-course menu