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Whycocomagh Summer Festival

Next Date: Jul 17, 2019

Region: Bras d’Or Lake

Community: Whycocomagh

Situated at the head of the Bras d’Or Lakes, Whycocomagh is an ideal location for water activities, boat tours and ceilidhs, fea...


Blas Math Lunchtime Ceilidhs

Next Date: Jul 17, 2019

Region: Cabot Trail

Community: St. Ann’s

Make plans for one of our Blas Math lunchtime ceilidhs, and get a taste of our lively music and dance, and a hearty home-cooked meal. Tap yo...


Festival Masque de Mer

Next Date: Jul 19, 2019

Region: Cabot Trail

Community: Grand Etang

July 19-21, 2019 La Société Mi-Carême will host Festival Masque et Mer which entails quite a variety of activities. Le Centre de la Mi-C...


CultureFête

Next Date: Jul 19, 2019

Region: Louisbourg Area

Community: Louisbourg

CultureFête – an 18th century style festival with encampment A three-day festival with an encampment happening July 19-21! Re-enactors wi...


St. Anne's Mission

Next Date: Jul 25, 2019

Region: Bras d’Or Lake

Community: Potlotek First Nation

The Mi’kmaw of Potlotek First Nation have been welcoming out-of-towners, family, and friends since before 1742. It was during 1742 tha...


Festival de l'Escaouette

Festival de l'Escaouette

Next Date: Jul 31, 2019

Region: Cabot Trail

Community: Chéticamp

During le Festival de l’Escaouette, we guarantee you will find something for the whole family in our celebration of Acadian culture an...


Gélas et la Mi-Carême

Next Date: Jul 31, 2019

Region: Cabot Trail

Community: Chéticamp

This musical comedy brings together artists, musicians and dancers to the same stage.  This original show highlights the Acadian culture, m...


Margaree Highland Games

Next Date: Aug 9, 2019

Region: Canada’s Musical Coast

Community: Margaree Centre

Margaree Highland Games – St. Michael’s Parish Grounds Aug 9-11 August 9th      Kick-off Concert August 10th – 1:00 pm...