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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 3, 2017 Felting Workshop
Wile Carding Mill Museum, Bridgewater
Thursday, 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. Fee:  To be determined. Pre-registration required. Karen Wentzell will teach traditional felting techniques.  Learn how to transform wool fibers into your own artful...
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 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 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 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 10, 2017 to August 12, 2017
Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta
Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, Lunenburg
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August 12, 2017 Annual Alex Francis MacKay Lecture 
Highland Village Museum, Iona
The Annual Alex Francis MacKay Lecture - TBD 
August 13, 2017 Feasgar an Truisg | Codfish Supper
Highland Village Museum, Iona
It’s back! Satisfy your taste buds with a feed of salt cod, potatoes and all the trimmings of a traditional Cape Breton salt codfish supper.  1:00 - 4:00 pm ​Cost:  $15 per person Dinner admission...
August 15, 2017 Acadian National Holiday
Le Village historique acadien, Lower West Pubnico
The Historic acadian Village of Nova Scotia and the Musée des Acadiens des Pubnicos will join together to celebrate this holiday! The event will take place at the Musée des Acadiens des Pubnicos from...