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September 17, 2016 to February 20, 2017
Return to Nova Scotia at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia [Robert D. Wilkie ?] Wilkinson,View of Halifax, Nova Scotia, from Dartmouth, c 1850s, Oil on canvas, 36.8 x 56.4 cm. Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, purchase made possible by funds provided by John...
November 16, 2016 to January 3, 2017
Holiday Village
Museum of Natural History, Halifax
Bring your family down to the village. The Museum of Natural History is pleased to open Holiday Village a new annual tradition. The centerpiece of this new exhibit is the renowned Mills Brothers...
December 10, 2016 Christmas At Sea Family Fun Day
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax
10:00 am to 12 noon and 1 pm to 3:00 pm Small Craft Gallery The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic is drawing on the traditions of celebrating the holiday season as it was done during the Age of Sail,...
December 15, 2016 to December 22, 2016
Holiday Cheer!
Firefighters' Museum, Yarmouth
Visit the Firefighters’ Museum of Nova Scotia from December 15th to December 22nd for some Holiday Cheer! Come in out of the cold and enjoy some hot chocolate and cookies! Our treat!
December 18, 2016 Holiday Concert with Dan McKinnon
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax
2:00 to 4:00 pm Join singer-songwriter Dan McKinnon for a toe-tapping concert featuring a nice mix of traditional maritime tunes and holiday classics guaranteed to get you in the perfect mood for the...
January 10, 2017 The Wreck of HMS Fantome
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax
7:00 pm Just ten years ago now there was a flurry of press coverage about the British warship HMS Fantome, because a Cape Breton treasure hunting company had received a permit to explore the brig’s...
January 14, 2017 to January 15, 2017
Winter Frolic
Ross Farm Museum, New Ross
Winter is fun at Ross Farm Museum, this weekend join us for a sleigh ride, and enjoy a delicious cup of hot chocolate made over an open fire. Visit the farm workshop and sample some homemade ice...
January 17, 2017 SS Atlantic: White Star’s First Disaster at Sea
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax
7:00 pm Who hasn’t heard of the RMS Titanic? Hardly anybody. But who has heard of the SS Atlantic? From the same owners as the Titanic and built in the same yard, she was wrecked on Nova Scotia’s...
January 21, 2017 to January 22, 2017
Rug Hooking Demonstration
Ross Farm Museum, New Ross
Rug hooking is both an art and a craft where rugs are made by pulling loops of yarn or fabric through a base such as burlap. The loops are pulled through the backing material by using a small hook....
January 24, 2017 All Hands Lost: The Sinking of the Nova Scotia Gypsum Freighter Novadoc
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax
7:00 pm Book and song by Blain Henshaw During a presentation at the Museum three years ago, broadcaster and writer Blain Henshaw performed a song he had written and recorded about the disappearance...