Rediscover Nova Scotia!

Residents of Nova Scotia, we encourage you to explore the beauty in our own backyard. Be sure to check ahead with restaurants, accommodations, and attractions to ensure they are open and to learn what safety precautions are required before you go.

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Festivals and Events

Every weekend along the Northumberland and Eastern Shores there are festivals and events for all interests. Musical events take centre stage for many visitors and locals alike, and there is sure to be an event with music for all tastes each week. From weekly farmers markets, agricultural exhibitions, traditional Scottish events to large (and small) community celebrations, feel free to join in on all that our shores have to offer. We guarantee you will feel right at home!

September 2021

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum Pop Up Market
  • Wednesday Night Market
2
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Live Music at Fisherman's Cove
  • Wing Thursday at Liscombe Lodge
  • Trivia Night at Henley House Pub & Restaurant
3
  • Antigonight Art after Dark Festival
  • Pride Festival-Pictou County
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
4
  • Antigonight Art after Dark Festival
  • Pride Festival-Pictou County
  • Antigonish Farmers Market
  • Sherbrooke Saturday Market
  • New Glasgow Farmers Market
  • SHERBROOKE VILLAGE APPLE ROUND UP
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Eastern Shore Folk Art Festival
  • Mystical Faire
  • Patio Lantern Festival Live Music at Big River Cafe
  • Westville Belated Canada Day Celebrations
  • Live music on the Guysborough Waterfront
  • Welsh Afternoon Tea
  • The Man in Plaid
  • Aaron MacDonald Live on the Arisaig Wharf Benefit Concert for Daniel Ross
  • Neon Soul Machine Live- Postponed until end of September
  • Leeboy, Jon Hines, & Clifton Pettipas Live
  • Outdoor Movie Night
5
  • Leeboy, Jon Hines, & Clifton Pettipas Live
  • Antigonight Art after Dark Festival
  • Pride Festival-Pictou County
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Jay Fraser & Joe McLeod Memorial Show & Shine
  • Merigomish Schoolhouse Marketplace
  • River John Farmers Market
  • Sunday Farmers Market
  • Westville Belated Canada Day Celebrations
  • The Deanery Project Open House
  • Sherbrooke Village Sundays in the Park
  • The Branded Men Pay Tribute to Merle Haggard
  • Welsh Afternoon Tea
  • Pasta Sunday at Liscombe Lodge Resort
  • Summer Musical Showcase Pictou-Ashley George
6
  • Antigonight Art after Dark Festival
  • Bluenose 2 at Anchor in Liscomb
  • Pride Festival-Pictou County
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Summer Musical Showcase Pictou-Dale Grace
  • Patio Lanterns Festival-Seawind Landing Country Inn
7
  • Antigonight Art after Dark Festival
  • Bluenose 2 at Anchor- Sheet Harbour
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Steak Tuesday at Liscombe Lodge
8
  • Antigonight Art after Dark Festival
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum Pop Up Market
9
  • Antigonight Art after Dark Festival
  • IWK 250 Super Weekend at Riverside Speedway-CANCELLED
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Wing Thursday at Liscombe Lodge
  • Trivia Night at Henley House Pub & Restaurant
  • Patio Lanterns Festival-TJ Myers
10
  • IWK 250 Super Weekend at Riverside Speedway-CANCELLED
  • Antigonight Art after Dark Festival
  • Lost Shores Thunder Rally
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Patio Lanterns Festival-Five Days in May
  • Patio Lanterns Festival-The Island Boys
11
  • IWK 250 Super Weekend at Riverside Speedway-CANCELLED
  • Lost Shores Thunder Rally
  • Antigonight Art after Dark Festival
  • Paint Pictou
  • Antigonish Farmers Market
  • Sherbrooke Saturday Market
  • New Glasgow Farmers Market
  • SHERBROOKE SHOW & SHINE ANTIQUE & CLASSIC CAR SHOW
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Pictou County JDRF Ride for a Cure
  • Welsh Afternoon Tea
  • Patio Lanterns Festival-Kitchen Party with The Island Boys
  • Races at Riverside TOROMONT/CAT 150
  • The Riverfront Jubilee and Glasgow Square Anniversary Bash
  • Patio Lanterns Festival- Harbour House Ales & Spirits
12
  • Lost Shores Thunder Rally
  • Antigonight Art after Dark Festival
  • SHERBROOKE SHOW & SHINE ANTIQUE & CLASSIC CAR SHOW
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Merigomish Schoolhouse Marketplace
  • River John Farmers Market
  • Sunday Farmers Market
  • Worship with a Celtic Flair
  • Ship Hector Descendants Reunion
  • Iain of New Scotland Book Launch
  • Variety Concert Fundraiser for the ERVCDA
  • Welsh Afternoon Tea
  • Pasta Sunday at Liscombe Lodge Resort
13
  • Antigonight Art after Dark Festival
  • Bluenose 2 at Anchor
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Harp Concert
14
  • Antigonight Art after Dark Festival
  • Bluenose 2 at Anchor
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Steak Tuesday at Liscombe Lodge
15
  • Antigonight Art after Dark Festival
  • Bluenose 2 at Anchor
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum Pop Up Market
  • Wednesday Evening Market
16
  • Antigonight Art after Dark Festival
  • Bluenose 2 at Anchor
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Wing Thursday at Liscombe Lodge
  • Trivia Night at Henley House Pub & Restaurant
  • Alan Doyle Live at The deCoste
  • Patio Lanterns Festival- At the Blunt Bartender
17
  • Antigonight Art after Dark Festival
  • Bluenose 2 at Anchor
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Patio Lanterns Festival-At the Blunt Bartender
18
  • Antigonight Art after Dark Festival
  • Bluenose 2 at Anchor
  • Antigonish Farmers Market
  • Sherbrooke Saturday Market
  • New Glasgow Farmers Market
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Shop Small into Fall Market
  • Family Ranch Adventure
  • Tapas and Trails
  • Welsh Afternoon Tea
  • Patio Lanterns Festival-at The Blunt Bartender
  • Patio Lanterns Festival-at Briny Bay Cafe
  • Patio Lanterns Festival-Harbour House Ales & Spirits
19
  • Bluenose 2 at Anchor
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Merigomish Schoolhouse Marketplace
  • River John Farmers Market
  • Sunday Farmers Market
  • Family Ranch Adventure
  • Terry Fox Run
  • Artist Talk with Bruce MacKinnon
  • Welsh Afternoon Tea
  • Pasta Sunday at Liscombe Lodge Resort
20
  • Bluenose 2 at Anchor
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
21
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Steak Tuesday at Liscombe Lodge
22
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum Pop Up Market
23
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Wing Thursday at Liscombe Lodge
  • Trivia Night at Henley House Pub & Restaurant
  • Open Mic Standup Comedy Night
24
  • Scotia Park Anniversary Weekend
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Patio Lanterns Festival-Harbour House Ales & Spirits
25
  • Scotia Park Anniversary Weekend
  • Antigonish Farmers Market
  • Sherbrooke Saturday Market
  • New Glasgow Farmers Market
  • Westville Truck Pulls
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Rural Fall Market
  • Family Ranch Adventure
  • Guided Tours of the Colour with a U Exhibit Museum of Industry
  • Welsh Afternoon Tea
  • The Show Must Go On- Songwriters Rallying for Stanfest Concert & Book Launch
  • Patio Lanterns Festival-Harbour House Ales & Spirits
26
  • Scotia Park Anniversary Weekend
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Merigomish Schoolhouse Marketplace
  • River John Farmers Market
  • Sunday Farmers Market
  • Family Ranch Adventure
  • World Rivers Day
  • Welsh Afternoon Tea
  • Pasta Sunday at Liscombe Lodge Resort
  • Monthly Wine Dinner at The Monarch
27
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
28
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Steak Tuesday at Liscombe Lodge
29
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum Pop Up Market
  • Sheet Harbour & Area Chamber of Commerce and Civic Affairs BBQ
30
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Pictou County Artists Association 31st Annual Members Art Show
  • Wing Thursday at Liscombe Lodge
  • Trivia Night at Henley House Pub & Restaurant
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