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August 1, 2017 Best of Boxwood
Highland Village Museum, Iona
The ‘Best of Boxwood’ Musique Royale tour is a traditional Maritime ensemble. Programs combine originality, intelligence, fun, and sheer mastery that have garnered respect from audiences, presenters...
August 2, 2017 Busy Bugs - Children’s workshops
Prescott House, Starr's Point
1-3pm         $8 Our 13th annual Insect workshop. Join Dr Todd Smith of Acadia University Science Department for a fun filled afternoon. We will be examining ants, beetles, earwigs and other critters...
August 3, 2017 Donald 'Og' Day 
Highland Village Museum, Iona
On board a British man of war patrolling the Bras d’Or Lake following the 1758 Seige of Louisbourg, Domhnall Og MacNeil brought news of the lake’s natural wonders home to his native Isle of Barra....
August 3, 2017 Danns a’ Bhaile | Village Dance
Highland Village Museum, Iona
Often the only gathering space in the community would be the school house. In the evening the desk would be pushed aside and the music would flow through the opened windows for the dancers inside and...
August 3, 2017 Family Fun Day
Firefighters' Museum, Yarmouth
We’re keeping the Canada 150 party going! Join us Thursday, August 3 from 1:00pm – 4:00pm for Family Fun Day! There will be games, cupcakes, refreshments, and a great door prize you won’t want to...
August 3, 2017 Felting Workshop
Wile Carding Mill Museum, Bridgewater
9:30 am to 4:30 pm. A Felting Workshop will be held on Aug 3, 9:30 am to 4:30 pm at Wile Carding Museum, 242 Victoria Road, Bridgewater. Karen Wentzell will teach the traditional art of wet felting...
August 3, 2017 Family Fun Day at Firefighters’ Museum
Firefighters’ Museum
We’re keeping the Canada 150 party going! Join us - at Firefighters’ Museum -  Thursday, August 3 from 1:00pm – 4:00pm for Family Fun Day! There will be games, cupcakes, refreshments, and a great...
August 5, 2017 A Sporting Day of Horse and Carriage Driving
Sherbrooke Village, Sherbrooke
Presented by The Nova Scotia Driving Society in conjunction with Historic Sherbrooke Village. The Sporting Day focuses on traditional horse and carriage driving and includes three phases: a Turnout...
August 5, 2017 Là Mór a’ Bhaile | Highland Village Day Concert
Highland Village Museum, Iona
An afternoon of fun and Gaelic arts. Fiddlers, step-dancers, pipers, and more, come together to treat visitors to traditional Nova Scotia Gaelic culture in this outdoor concert overlooking the Bras d...
August 8, 2017 Rosebank Cottage Celebrates 200 Years
Ross Farm Museum, New Ross
This year the Ross home is 200 years old, so in honour of this occasion, we will be offering scheduled guided tours of the home throughout the day which will give an understanding of the actual...

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