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October 12, 2017 Storytelling Tour & Traditional Céilidh
Highland Village Museum, Iona
Come join us for a special storytelling tour of the Highland Village. This folklife experience will give you insight into the lives and stories of Nova Scotia Gaels.  Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Cost: $...
October 12, 2017 Finding Your Roots - A Genealogy Workshop
Highland Village Museum, Iona
Sorting through the many online sources available for genealogy can be a tricky. This workshop will teach you some of the tips and tricks to help you find the roots of your family. Time: 10:00 - 11:...
October 12, 2017 Canada 150, Highland Bagpipes 250: Gaelic Pipe Music in Atlantic Canada
Highland Village Museum, Iona
A Concert for the Launch of Play It Like You Sing It: The Shears Collection of Bagpipe Culture and Dance Music From Nova Scotia The history of the Highland bagpipes in Nova Scotia began with the...
October 12, 2017 Celtic Colours Concert
Highland Village Museum, Iona
Celtic Colours Concert - TBD
October 13, 2017 Am Breacan Bòidheach Fàsanta | Mary’s Bonny Plaid - Natural Dye Workshop
Highland Village Museum, Iona
Using natural dyes to add colour to the cloth and yarns that pioneer women made was an important aspect of 19th century life. If you have ever wondered what materials were used to produce such a wide...
October 13, 2017 Joe Neil MacNeil Lecture
Highland Village Museum, Iona
''Tighinn o'n Cridhe'' - 'coming from the centre': an ethnography of sensory metaphor on Scottish Gaelic communal aesthetics Dr. Tiber Falzett will explore ways of talking about music in Gaelic. Dr....
October 14, 2017 to October 15, 2017
Lunenburg County Pudding & Sausage Making Demo
Ross Farm Museum, New Ross
Come and witness a traditional demonstration in Lunenburg County Pudding & Sausage Making. On Saturday and Sunday meat will be made into these traditional dishes. Come and see how these...
October 17, 2017 Symphony 101 with Adrian Hoffmann
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax
7:00 pm As part of our continuing collaboration with Symphony Nova Scotia, the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic is pleased to be hosting the first fall session of Symphony 101. Symphony 101 is hosted...
October 20, 2017 to October 21, 2017
Oidhche nam Bòcan | Night of the Spooks
Highland Village Museum, Iona
Oidhche nam Bòcan | Night of the Spooks  Friday & Saturday, October 20-21, 2017  Come and celebrate Halloween with a special evening tour of the Highland Village by lamplight, complete with...
October 20, 2017 to October 21, 2017
Haunted Village
Le Village historique acadien, Lower West Pubnico
You'll have loads of fun on our guided tour of the Village at its spookiest! (7:00pm) Call the Village in advance to book your reservations! Tickets are $10.00 per adult and $8.00 for Village members...

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