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!

October 2021

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Pictou County Artists Association 31st Annual Members Art Show
  • Fall Festival
  • Haunted Wagon Rides
  • Patio Lanterns Festival at BackStage Brewing
  • Patio Lanterns Festival at The Blunt Bartender
2
  • Fall Hike Festival
  • Antigonish Farmers Market
  • Sherbrooke Saturday Market
  • New Glasgow Farmers Market
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Farm Fest
  • Nova Scotia Forest Festival
  • All Thing Pumpkin-Pumpkin Festival
  • Fall Festival
  • Old Man Luedecke at the Fall Harvest Festival at the Monarch
  • Patio Lanterns Festival at The Blunt Bartender
  • Patio Lanterns Festival-Harbour House Ales & Spirits
  • Haunted Wagon Rides
  • Andre Pettipas & The Giants -Album Release Tour
  • Music Mountain-Tragically Hip Tribute
3
  • Music Mountain-Tragically Hip Tribute
  • Fall Hike Festival
  • Merigomish Schoolhouse Marketplace
  • The Deanery Project Open House
  • Fall Festival
  • Pasta Sunday at Liscombe Lodge Resort
4
  • Pictou County Artists Association 31st Annual Members Art Show
5
  • Pictou County Artists Association 31st Annual Members Art Show
  • Steak Tuesday at Liscombe Lodge
6
  • Pictou County Artists Association 31st Annual Members Art Show
  • Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum Pop Up Market
7
  • Pictou County Artists Association 31st Annual Members Art Show
  • Wing Thursday at Liscombe Lodge
  • Patio Lanterns Festival at Justamere Cafe
  • Trivia Night at Henley House Pub & Restaurant
8
  • Female Turkey Tourney
  • Pictou County Artists Association 31st Annual Members Art Show
  • Patio Lanterns Festival at Justamere Cafe
  • Haunted Wagon Rides
  • Book Reading featuring Brynne Weaver
  • Patio Lanterns Festival at The Thistle Bar
9
  • Female Turkey Tourney
  • Antigonish Farmers Market
  • Sherbrooke Saturday Market
  • New Glasgow Farmers Market
  • Craft and Vendor Sale
  • Fall Guided Hike at Keppoch
  • RECFEST
  • Patio Lanterns Festival at Justamere Cafe
  • The Man in Plaid at Steinhart Distillery
  • Haunted Wagon Rides
10
  • Merigomish Schoolhouse Marketplace
  • Pasta Sunday at Liscombe Lodge Resort
11
  • Pictou County Artists Association 31st Annual Members Art Show
12
  • Pictou County Artists Association 31st Annual Members Art Show
  • Steak Tuesday at Liscombe Lodge
  • Messick & Muir at The Monarch
  • BYOV-Bring Your Own Vinyl
13
  • Pictou County Artists Association 31st Annual Members Art Show
  • Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum Pop Up Market
14
  • Pictou County Artists Association 31st Annual Members Art Show
  • Wing Thursday at Liscombe Lodge
  • Trivia Night at Henley House Pub & Restaurant
  • Rum Ragged Live at The deCoste
15
  • Heritage Thanksgiving Tea
  • Virginia Barbosa's Fall Memorial Ball Tournament
  • Pictou County Artists Association 31st Annual Members Art Show
  • Haunted Wagon Rides
  • Lunch at Allen's Live at the deCoste
16
  • HarvFest-Pictou
  • Heritage Thanksgiving Tea
  • Virginia Barbosa's Fall Memorial Ball Tournament
  • Antigonish Farmers Market
  • Sherbrooke Saturday Market
  • New Glasgow Farmers Market
  • The Mom Market North Shore-Tricks and Local Treats Market
  • Haunted Wagon Rides
  • Outlaw Country Tribute Live at the deCoste
17
  • Heritage Thanksgiving Tea
  • Virginia Barbosa's Fall Memorial Ball Tournament
  • Merigomish Schoolhouse Marketplace
  • Fall Food & Craft Fair
  • Halloween Family Fun Day
  • Pasta Sunday at Liscombe Lodge Resort
  • Garrett Mason & JG Lutes at The Monarch
18
  • Heritage Thanksgiving Tea
  • Pictou County Artists Association 31st Annual Members Art Show
19
  • Pictou County Artists Association 31st Annual Members Art Show
  • BYOV-Bring Your Own Vinyl
20
  • Pictou County Artists Association 31st Annual Members Art Show
  • Fall Guided Hike at Keppoch
21
  • Pictou County Artists Association 31st Annual Members Art Show
  • Trivia Night at Sober Island Brewing
  • String Kings Live at the deCoste
22
  • Heritage Thanksgiving Tea
  • Pictou County Artists Association 31st Annual Members Art Show
  • The Cove Pumpkin Patch
  • Family Halloween Party
  • Haunted Wagon Rides
  • Best of the Fest
23
  • Heritage Thanksgiving Tea
  • Antigonish Farmers Market
  • Sherbrooke Saturday Market
  • New Glasgow Farmers Market
  • Fibre Arts Festival
  • The Cove Pumpkin Patch
  • Harvest Roast Beef Dinner
  • Haunted Wagon Rides
  • St. Andrew's Society Centennial Celebration
24
  • Heritage Thanksgiving Tea
  • Merigomish Schoolhouse Marketplace
  • The Cove Pumpkin Patch
  • Monthly Wine Dinner at the Monarch
  • 3 Pianos, 6 Hands and No Plans
25
  • Heritage Thanksgiving Tea
  • Pictou County Artists Association 31st Annual Members Art Show
26
  • Pictou County Artists Association 31st Annual Members Art Show
  • BYOV-Bring Your Own Vinyl
27
  • Pictou County Artists Association 31st Annual Members Art Show
28
  • Pictou County Artists Association 31st Annual Members Art Show
  • Trivia Night at Sober Island Brewing
29
30
  • Antigonish Farmers Market
  • Sherbrooke Saturday Market
  • New Glasgow Farmers Market
  • Haunted Wagon Rides
  • Haunted Night at the Museum
  • Lorne Community Centre Haunted Halloween Ball
31
  • Merigomish Schoolhouse Marketplace
  • Sherbrooke Village Pumpkin Harvest
  • Drive-Thru Trick or Treat
  • Trunk or Treat
  • Fright Night and Jack-O-Lantern Carving Contest
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