Things to do on the Northumberland Shore

78th Highlanders

Do the Highland Fling

Celebrate our centuries-old Celtic culture at one of our internationally-renowned annual events.

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78th Highlanders

Taste the Pie

Our region produces half of Canada's wild blueberry crop. Go wild at a festival, farm market, or with dessert.

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kids playing in sand

Play in the Sand

We have 39 beautiful beaches, the region's warmest waters, and an extra helping of sunny summer days.

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What's New In Our Region

Tatamagouche Farmers' Market at the Creamery Square

Saturday, February 1 to Saturday, December 20, 2014.

Frazer will be there with his organic cheese, Debbie with breakfasts,...

Original Open Mic with Bill King at Teazers, Amherst

Saturday, July 5 to Saturday, December 27, 2014.

Every Saturday from 8 until 11pm Teazers hosts the "Original Open Mic with ...

Sunday Hootenanny at the Amherst Legion

Sunday, July 6 to Sunday, December 28, 2014.

The Amherst Legion hosts a Sunday Hootenanny every Sunday from 3pm to 7pm ...

New Year's Eve Bash at Glasgow Square

December 31st 2014

Ring in the New Year at Glasgow Square with Ghostrider & The Allied Horns

Pictou Lodge New Year's Eve Gala

December 31st 2014

Celebrate the ringing in of the New Year Oceanside at Pictou Lodge...

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