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

Jay Fraser Memorial Show & Shine

August 31st 2014

Mathew and Maria Aldred "The Sea" at the Fraser Cultural Centre, Tatamagouche

Saturday, August 16 to Tuesday, September 2, 2014.

A show of paintings and photography by Mathew and Maria Aldred, inspired...

Gaelic Exhibit~ McCulloch Centre

June 6th-September 6th 2014

June 6th-September 6th~ display on the Gaels of Nova Scotia. Plus get two...

Pictou North Colchester Exhibition

September 3rd-7th 2014

Chez Deslaurier Lobster Roll Dinner

September 7th 2014

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