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Natural History Walk-Wildflower, Wildlife and Geology Natural History Walk-Wildflower, Wildlife and Geology June 24th 2017

The Friends of Taylor Head host this hike as you learn about the flora and fauna of the park.

MEC Halifax Race Three MEC Halifax Race Three June 25th 2017

Join the race at the Salt Marsh Trail in Cole Harbour. For more information visit www.events.mec.ca

Abrahams Lake Bird Walk with Friends of Taylor Head Abrahams Lake Bird Walk with Friends of Taylor Head June 25th 2017

Meet at 9 a.m. at the MacPhee House Visitors Information Centre in Sheet Harbour. Level of difficulty – Difficult Abrahams Lake Preserve is owned by the Nature Conservancy of Canada and is located 38 km. from Sheet Harbour in the Liscomb Game...

Road to Stanfest Songwriters' Camp Road to Stanfest Songwriters' Camp June 26th-June 29th

ROAD TO STANFEST SONGWRITERS’ CAMP – Improve your abilities in the art, technique & craft of songwriting! Come to the shores of the beautiful St. Mary’s River for a songwriting experience. There will be sing-a-longs,...

Road to Stanfest Grand Finale Concert Road to Stanfest Grand Finale Concert June 29th 2017

ROAD TO STANFEST GRAND FINALE CONCERT – The Road to Stanfest Songwriters’ Camp grande final concert featuring camp instructors: Clary Croft, Susan Crowe, Steven McClintock, Jake Morley and “Founding Father”, George...

Sherbrooke Village Courthouse Concert Series Sherbrooke Village Courthouse Concert Series June 29th-August 17th 2017

COURTHOUSE CONCERT SERIES – Concerts are held Thursday evenings from June 29 to August 17 and on Friday evenings, from August 25 to September 15, offering music from a variety of genres. All concerts start at 7:00 pm, tickets $10 at the door.

Stan Rogers Folk Festival Stan Rogers Folk Festival June 30th-July 2nd 2017

Don't miss one of North America's premier folk music festivals. Each year, over 12,000 fans and scores of musicians flock to this seaside community to pay tribute to Stan Rogers. With more than 100 concerts on seven outdoor stages. Camp on-site or...

Canada 150th Celebration at L'Acadie de Chezzetcook Canada 150th Celebration at L'Acadie de Chezzetcook July 1st

Open House at the Acadian House Museum, Canada day celebrations include BBQ, cake and refreshments, live music, kids games, prizes to be won, traditional Acadian demonstrations, a speech by "Sir.John.A.MacDonald", the planting of a red maple and...

Canada Day in Sherbrooke Canada Day in Sherbrooke July 1st 2017

CANADA DAY – Down Sherbrooke way, celebrate Canada's birthday! There will be a street parade, concert and fireworks display to follow. Today we will launch our new program, "STEP INTO 1867" DRESS, DEBATE and CELEBRATE THE BIRTH OF CANADA -...

Dominion Day Dominion Day "Old Time" Village Fair July 1st 2017

A festive day celebrating the coastal villages in the Lake Charlotte area. Come see dozens of remote controlled model boats in action on the Dufferin Pond. Enjoy a free freshly made donut from our vintage Belshaw Donut Robot, then work off the extra...

Canada Day Specials at Salmon River Country Inn Canada Day Specials at Salmon River Country Inn July 1st 2017

Stop in for a bite to eat at Salmon River Country Inn and take advantage of their Canada Day specials.

Scotia Days Festival- Mulgrave Scotia Days Festival- Mulgrave July 7th-16th 2017

This community festival is jam packed with activities and events for the whole family.

Passport Dinner-Ireland Passport Dinner-Ireland July 8th 2017

Salmon River Country Inn celebrates Ireland with their passport dinner. Reservations are required.

Photography Camp- Sherbrooke Village Photography Camp- Sherbrooke Village July 10th-13th 2017

SHERBROOKE VILLAGE PHOTOGRAPHY CAMP – Facilitated by instructor Wally Hayes. We will host a four-day photography workshop in Sherbrooke Village. The Village, the beautiful St. Mary’s River and the surrounding area offer a wealth...

Hats & Tea Party at L'Acadie de Chezzetcook Hats & Tea Party at L'Acadie de Chezzetcook July 11th 2017

Join us in La Grange for a Hats and Tea Party. Tea, coffee and sandwiches will be provided for an entry fee of $5/person (all ages welcome). Wear your best decorated hat to have a chance to win a prize. Contact Person/Phone/Email/Website:Erika/902 827...

Women's Heritage Celebration Women's Heritage Celebration July 15th-16th 2017

This year's annual celebration of women’s work in the home and community will celebrate home preserving through a variety of techniques such as jamming, pickling, souring and drying. We will also be hosting a JAM Session Workshop with local...

Live Music on the Balcony at L'Acadie de Chezzetcook Live Music on the Balcony at L'Acadie de Chezzetcook July 16th 2017

Come enjoy some live music on the balcony of the Grange. Artists to be announced on our social media pages. In bad weather, live music will be in the Grange building. All are welcome. Contact Person/Phone/Email/Website:Erika/902 827 5992/...

Slow & Easy Bird Watching Field Trip Slow & Easy Bird Watching Field Trip July 16th 2017

Meet at 10 a.m. at the end of the Taylor Head Provincial Park access road at the info kiosk at the last parking lot. Level of difficulty – Easy This slow paced walk will appeal to bird and nature lovers who have difficulty navigating rough...

Sherbrooke Village River Days Sherbrooke Village River Days July 21st-23rd 2017

ST. MARY’S RIVER DAYS – a weekend of celebrations along the St. Mary’s River at Sherbrooke Village with opening night concert, fireworks and star gazing; children’s activities including: field games, ice cream making and crafts;...

Trunk 7 Music Festival Trunk 7 Music Festival July 21st-July 22nd

Music Festival of many music genres featuring local and Nova Scotian talent. A variety of foods and activities available for the whole family.

Kids Day at L'Acadie de Chezzetcook Kids Day at L'Acadie de Chezzetcook July 22nd 2017

A fun filled day for all the children. Old fashioned games like tug of war, potato sack races, kick the can and more. Acadian demonstrations and music, snacks and refreshments for the kids. Follow us on social media for more details. Contact...

Natural History Walk-Wildflower, Wildlife and Geology Natural History Walk-Wildflower, Wildlife and Geology July 23rd 2017

Sunday, July 23 Time: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 at p.m. Meet at the kiosk at the last parking lot. Level of difficulty – Difficult This is the second of two events that focus on natural history of the park. During this mid-summer outing along...

Hoedown on the Hill Hoedown on the Hill July 25th 2017

Outdoor Musical Entertainment that takes place rain or shine.

Commemoration Day at L'Acadie de Chezzetcook Commemoration Day at L'Acadie de Chezzetcook July 28th 2017

In commemoration of the great upheaval, gather with us at the church of St.Anselms, where we will sing “Ave Maris Stella” after the ringing of the bells. Reception to follow in La Grange of L’Acadie de Chezzetcook, tea, coffee and...

Sherbrooke Village Sporting Day of Horse & Carriage Driving Sherbrooke Village Sporting Day of Horse & Carriage Driving August 5th 2017

A SPORTING DAY OF HORSE & CARRIAGE DRIVING – 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...

Guysborough Farmers Market Guysborough Farmers Market July 1st- August 26th 2017

Every Saturday morning browse for fresh organic produce, fresh bread, breakfast foods, organic coffee, unique handmade items and much more.

Full Day Guided Hike at Taylor Head Provincial Park Full Day Guided Hike at Taylor Head Provincial Park August 6 2017

FULL DAY GUIDED HIKE Sunday, August 6 Time: 9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Meet at 9:00 a.m. at the Park Info Kiosk at the last parking lot. Level of difficulty – DIFFICULT Are you tired of hiking alone? This is your chance to hike one of the most...

Whitehead Days Whitehead Days August 7th-12th 2017

Celebrate in Whitehead with a parade, games, a beer garden, and other activities.

August Hats & Tea Party at L'Acadie de Chezzetcook August Hats & Tea Party at L'Acadie de Chezzetcook August 8th 2017

Join us in La Grange for a Hats and Tea Party. Tea, coffee and sandwiches will be provided for an entry fee of $5/person (all ages welcome). Wear your best decorated hat to have a chance to win a prize. Contact Person/Phone/Email/Website:Erika/902 827...

Seaside Festival Seaside Festival August 9th-20th 2017

Hosted by the Sheet Harbour Lions Club this festival has something for everyone including a parade, beer garden, antique car show, live entertainment and cardboard boat races.

Festival Savalette Festival Savalette August 10th-13th 2017

Celebrate the history of the hospitable Captain Savalette, a pioneer of the Eastern Shores dry fishery who once hosted such well known visitors as Samuel de Champlain and Marc Les Carbot.

14th Annual Atlantic Canada Harmonica Festival 14th Annual Atlantic Canada Harmonica Festival August 12th 2017

August 12, 2017 - Memory Lane Heritage Village The Atlantic Canada Harmonica Festival is the only festival of its kind in Eastern Canada. The festival is a celebration of the harmonica and all who play it, regardless of musical preference or...

Sealight Skylight Festival Sealight Skylight Festival August 12th-13th 2017

Take in the annual Persiad meteor shower and see magic glowing ocean phosphorescence at The Deanery Project. Workshops and telescopes. For more information about this and other events at The Deanery Project visit www.thedeaneryproject.com

Canso Regatta Canso Regatta August 13th-20th 2017

A week-long festival of events for all ages.

Acadian Days Festival Acadian Days Festival August 11th-15th 2017

Join us in the celebration of our Acadian Days! We will be hosting a paint night on the 11th, a concert and dinner on the 12th and a full day festival on the grounds following a French mass on the 13th. We will be posting updates on our social media...

Halifax County Exhibition Halifax County Exhibition August 16th-19th 2017

This family fun fair offers the experience of an old fashioned country fair, great entertainment, education, and social interaction for all ages. Celebrating over 130 years, this fair is proud to showcase many agricultural events. For more information...

Music on the Balcony at L'Acadie de Chezzetcook Music on the Balcony at L'Acadie de Chezzetcook August 20th 2017

Come enjoy some live music on the balcony of the Grange. Artists to be announced on our social media pages. In bad weather, live music will be in the Grange building. All are welcome. Contact Person/Phone/Email/Website:Erika/902 827 5992/...

Clam Harbour Beach Sandcastle Competition Clam Harbour Beach Sandcastle Competition August 20th 2017

This sandcastle and sand-sculpting contest attracts over 10,000 people every year and takes place rain or shine. There is live entertainment, food vendors, and plenty of magical sculptures to take in. There is a bus shuttle service to take you from...

Seacoast Trail Arts Exhibit & Sale Seacoast Trail Arts Exhibit & Sale August 20th 2017

Talented local artists display and sell their handcrafted wares and fine art.

Friday Night Sherbrooke Village Courthouse Concert Series Friday Night Sherbrooke Village Courthouse Concert Series August 25th-September 18th 2017

Every Friday from August 25th -September 15th head to the Court House at Sherbrooke Village for live entertainment beginning at 7pm.

Sherbrooke Village Rally that Gives Sherbrooke Village Rally that Gives August 26th 2017

SHERBROOKE VILLAGE RALLY THAT GIVES – A motorcycle rally fundraiser supporting the Cancer Society's Lodge That Gives in Halifax, Cathy's Place Cancer Resource Room in St. Martha's Hospital, Antigonish, and Holy Redeemer Convent in Sydney,...

Sherbrooke Village Painting Camp Sherbrooke Village Painting Camp August 28th-31st 2017

SHERBROOKE VILLAGE PAINTING CAMP – Sherbrooke Village will be hosting a 4-day painting workshop. The village offers a wealth of material for painting and has inspired instructor, Susan Paterson for many years. Susan has a Bachelor of Fine...

Ceilidh on the Waterfront-Guysborough Ceilidh on the Waterfront-Guysborough July 5th-August 30th 2017

Every Wednesday evening in July & August head to the Jost Building on the waterfront in Guysborough for some live entertainment.

Lost Shores Gran Fondo Lost Shores Gran Fondo September 9 2017

Head to historic Guysborough Saturday Sept 9 for some scenic low traffic oceanfront cycling. Back again after drawing rave reviews in Sept 2016, the Lost Shores Gran Fondo returns Saturday Sept 9, 2017. Scenic rides of 30, 35, 50, 90 and 120 km offer...

"Inspired by Music" Heritage Dinner and Musique Royale Concert September 9th 2017

A Musique Royale Concert followed by a lamp-lit dinner in the cookhouse at Memory Lane Heritage Village. Reservations must be made by the Thursday prior to the concert. For more information visit www.heritagevillage.ca

50-Mile Yard Sale 50-Mile Yard Sale September 9th-10th 2017

The Musquodoboit Valley is the place for bargain hunters. Pick up the sales in Dean, Meagher's Grant, or Dutch Settlement and follow the Musquodoboit Valley for all the deals.

23rd Annual Sherbrooke Show & Shine 23rd Annual Sherbrooke Show & Shine September 9th-10th 2017

23rd ANNUAL SHERBROOKE SHOW & SHINE –A gathering of classic and antique vehicles. Event will feature a road rally, music, dance at the Lions Hall, door prizes and raffle. Free admission to the Friday Night Kick-Off Concert at the Courthouse for...

Sherbrooke Village Historic Wardrobe Department Open House Sherbrooke Village Historic Wardrobe Department Open House September 10th 2017

HISTORIC WARDROBE DEPARTMENT OPEN HOUSE – Visit us at the Wardrobe Department from 12 to 4 pm. Come and enjoy a rare behind-the-scenes look at the workings of our historical costume workshop. See the tools, techniques and materials that go into...

Birdwatching: Fall Migrants Birdwatching: Fall Migrants September 23rd 2017

Saturday, September 23. Time 10:00 a.m. – 3:00p.m. Meet by the kiosk at the last parking lot. Level of difficulty – Difficult This activity will be along the Spry Bay and Headland Trails which will take about four hours to complete. It...

Sherbrooke Village Harvest Weekend Sherbrooke Village Harvest Weekend September 23rd-24th 2017

HARVEST WEEKEND - We're celebrating autumn and the harvest by making traditional country fare and pulling out some original pumpkin recipes for treats.

Rally in the Valley Rally in the Valley October 1st 2017

The Exhibition grounds comes alive with the sounds of well-tuned engines and the gleam of polished chrome as more than 200 antique and classic vehicles gather for their final car show of the season.

Sherbrooke Village Pumpkin Harvest Sherbrooke Village Pumpkin Harvest October 1st 2017

PUMPKIN HARVEST – It’s finally time to come back and pick your pumpkin! All those who planted in spring are invited to come pick their pumpkin. You may carve it here at the Village or take it with you if you would rather. Picking and...

Middle Musquodoboit Scaregrounds (PG 13) Middle Musquodoboit Scaregrounds (PG 13) October 6th-31st 2017

October 6,7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28, and 31 at the Exhibition Grounds.

Oktoberfest at Salmon River Country Inn Oktoberfest at Salmon River Country Inn October 14th 2017

Come celebrate Oktoberfest at the Salmon River Country Inn

Harvest Weekend Harvest Weekend October 14th-15th 2017

Come celebrate the Harvest at the Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum

Dinner Theatre at Memory Lane Heritage Village Dinner Theatre at Memory Lane Heritage Village October 20th-21st 2017

The Eastern Shore Players presents an original murder mystery dinner theatre in the Heritage Village Cookhouse. Production details to follow. Please check back closer to the event date for more details. Time: TBA Fee: $35 Email:...

Rural Roots Festival Rural Roots Festival October 28th 2017

Workshops in hand spinning, mead making, seed saving, wood carving, bicycle repair, fermentation, and more at The Deanery Project.

Mongol Passport Dinner Mongol Passport Dinner November 4th 2017

Reservations required

Late Season Guided Hike Late Season Guided Hike November 4th 2017

Saturday, November 4. Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Meet at the Bull Beach parking lot Level of difficulty: Moderate with easy sections Late autumn is a special time to experience the natural wonders of Taylor Head Park. The air is fresh,...

Annual Old Fashioned Seaside Christmas Annual Old Fashioned Seaside Christmas November 17th-19th 2017

Follow the number wreaths along the shore and visit with the various shopkeepers along the shore.

1940's Traditional Christmas Dinner 1940's Traditional Christmas Dinner November 18th-19th 2017

An authentic 1940s Christmas dinner served by lamplight in our traditionally decorated Cookhouse. No turkey! Reserve by August 30th to avoid disappointment. Cash bar opens at 6:00 PM. Candlelight concert precedes the dinner at 5:00 PM in the Memory Lane...

Sherbrooke Village Old Fashioned Christmas Sherbrooke Village Old Fashioned Christmas November 24th-26th 2017

Friday, Nov. 24 th to Sunday, Nov. 26 th & Saturday, Dec. 2nd to Sunday, Dec. 3rd SHERBROOKE VILLAGE OLD FASHIONED CHRISTMAS - Make plans now to attend this years’ Sherbrooke Village Old Fashioned Christmas. The event will feature an opening...

Birdwatching: Winter birds Birdwatching: Winter birds November 26th 2017

Sunday, November 26 Time: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Level of difficulty: Difficult This will be a leisurely walk to the Headland Trail. At this time of year, we expect to see lots of Eiders, Grebes, Scoters, Dovekies, Guillemots, Mergansers,...

Christmas Festival of Trees & Crafts Christmas Festival of Trees & Crafts December 1st-3rd 2017

This is an ultimate Christmas craft sale that you do not want to miss. Enjoy a wonderland of more than 30 decorated trees and shop at over 100 booths offering wonderful handmade goods.

Sherbrooke Village Old Fashioned Christmas second weekend Sherbrooke Village Old Fashioned Christmas second weekend December 2nd-3rd 2017

Friday, Nov. 24 th to Sunday, Nov. 26 th & Saturday, Dec. 2nd to Sunday, Dec. 3rd SHERBROOKE VILLAGE OLD FASHIONED CHRISTMAS - Make plans now to attend this years’ Sherbrooke Village Old Fashioned Christmas. The event will feature an opening...

Late Season Guided Hike #2 Late Season Guided Hike #2 December 2nd 2017

Meet at the kiosk at the last parking lot. Level of difficulty – Moderate with easy sections Late autumn is a special time to experience the natural wonders of Taylor Head Park. The air is fresh, cool, and clear. There are no biting insects,...

Christmas Bird Count Christmas Bird Count December 15th 2017

Friday, December 15. Time: 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 pm. Meet at the Spry Bay Community Hall (opens at 7:30 a.m.) Level of difficulty – Difficult The Nova Scotia Sheet Harbour (NSSH) Christmas Bird Count is one of about 25 around the province. The...

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