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October 1, 2022 Children’s Gourd Hunt
Haliburton House, Windsor
Come enjoy our annual gourd hunt, Saturday October 1, on the Haliburton House Museum grounds. Prizes are given for most gourds found and the golden gourd in three age groups. Hot chocolate and coffee...
October 1, 2022 to October 2, 2022 By the Light of the Candle
Ross Farm Museum, New Ross
In the early 1800's the only source of light would have been by candle. Many families would have had to make their own candles or else go with no light at all. Come join staff in making candles just...
October 7, 2022 to October 15, 2022 Celtic Colours
Highland Village Museum, Iona
Experience foot-stomping energy and spectacular scenery set ablaze with fall foliage at Cape Breton’s annual International Music Festival, Celtic Colours. 
October 8, 2022 to October 9, 2022 Sauerkraut Making Demonstration
Ross Farm Museum, New Ross
In earlier years usually in November, families prepared for winter by putting up barrels of sauerkraut. This is a process in which cabbage is shredded, salted, and stomped in a barrel and then...
October 11, 2022 Caidreabh Òran | Gàidhlig Song Circle
Highland Village Museum, Iona
2 pm to 3 pm Join Nova Scotia Gàidhlig tradition bearers at Baile nan Gàidheal | Highland Village in raising a chorus and lifting your voices during the Gaelic song circle.  Participants are very...
October 12, 2022 Caidreabh Seanchais | Storytelling Circle
Highland Village Museum, Iona
2 pm to 3 pm Join Nova Scotia Gàidhlig tradition bearers at Baile nan Gàidheal | Highland Village for a visit sharing stories.  Stories and sgeulachdan | tales will be told in Gàidhlig with English...
October 13, 2022 Celtic Colours Concert in the Malagawatch Church
Highland Village Museum, Iona
2 pm Highland Village welcomes back the Celtic Colours International Festival to the Malagawatch Church. Concert details to be announced by the Festival on July 26.
October 15, 2022 National Knot Day and closing day at the Museum
Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, Lunenburg
National Knot Day and closing day at the Museum.  Join us for a Knotty good time as we close our doors for another season.
October 15, 2022 National Knot Day
Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, Lunenburg
Join us for a Knotty good time.
October 15, 2022 to October 16, 2022 Waters of Iona Music Camp
Highland Village Museum, Iona
Overlooking the beautiful shores of the Bras d’Or lake, the inaugural Waters of Iona Music Camp will take pace October 15th and 16th, 2022. Join us for a fun weekend of learning, with traditional...

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