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!

August 2021

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Merigomish Schoolhouse Marketplace
  • River John Farmers Market
  • Sunday Farmers Market
  • Guysborough Emancipation Day Celebration
  • The Deanery Project Open House
  • Indigenous Drum Concert
  • Merle Haggard Tribute by The Branded Men
  • Sherbrooke Village Sundays in the Park
  • Welsh Afternoon Tea
  • Pasta Sunday at Liscombe Lodge Resort
  • CHILDREN’S STORY TIME at the INDIGENOUS ART CENTRE
  • Summer Musical Showcase Pictou-Ferrona
  • Garrett Mason & Jeremy Lutes Live at The Monarch
2
  • Mardi Gras at Liscombe Lodge Resort
  • Paint Camp at the Antigonish Arts House
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Family Day at the Hector Heritage Quay
  • Natal Day Celebrations Pictou
  • Summer Musical Showcase Pictou-Travis Firth
3
  • Mardi Gras at Liscombe Lodge Resort
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Steak Tuesday at Liscombe Lodge
4
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum Pop Up Market
  • Robin Hood: The Great Escape
  • Stanfest presents: Dave Gunning and Catherine MacLellan Songs and Stories 2
5
  • Creative Pictou County Art Show
  • Make Your Own Leash
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Storytime in the Park
  • Live Music at Fisherman's Cove
  • Festival Savalette Celebrations
  • Wing Thursday at Liscombe Lodge
  • Trivia Night at Henley House Pub & Restaurant
  • Robin Hood: The Great Escape
6
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Festival Savalette Celebrations
  • Lisa Richard Trio Live at the Sober Island Beer Garden
  • Robin Hood: The Great Escape
7
  • Antigonish Farmers Market
  • Sherbrooke Saturday Market
  • New Glasgow Farmers Market
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Country Heritage Driving Day at Sherbrooke Village-CANCELLED
  • Guided Hike
  • Mystical Faire
  • Antigonish Street Fair-POSTPONED UNTIL FALL
  • Caribou Fire Dept. Annual Lobster Dinner Take Out
  • Guysborough Community Market
  • Free Concerts at the Hector Heritage Quay
  • Lisa Richard Trio Live at Sober Island Brewing
  • Live music on the Guysborough Waterfront
  • Welsh Afternoon Tea
  • Festival Savalette Celebrations
  • Robin Hood: The Great Escape
  • Altered By Mom live at The Monarch
8
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Merigomish Schoolhouse Marketplace
  • Mystical Faire
  • River John Farmers Market
  • Sunday Farmers Market
  • A Tale on Two Wheels
  • Fusion-Artisans with Panache!
  • ERVCDA Turkey Cold Plate Take-Out
  • Seaman's Memorial Date-Canso
  • Sherbrooke Village Sundays in the Park
  • Welsh Afternoon Tea
  • Festival Savalette Celebrations
  • Pasta Sunday at Liscombe Lodge Resort
  • Summer Musical Showcase Pictou-Mike Chapman
  • Robin Hood: The Great Escape
9
  • Clay Camp
  • Paint Camp at the Antigonish Arts House
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Summer Musical Showcase Pictou-Dixie Rovers
  • Robin Hood: The Great Escape
10
  • Imaginarium Camp
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Women's Only Canoe Sessions at Cameron Lake
  • Steak Tuesday at Liscombe Lodge
  • Robin Hood: The Great Escape
  • Summer Capers-Island Music and Comedy
11
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Sheet Harbour Seaside Festival- English Tea
  • Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum Pop Up Market
  • Women's Only Canoe Sessions at Cameron Lake
  • Eastern Shore Players present: Silk Stockings and a Bottle of Rum
  • Sheet Harbour Seaside Festival-Movie Night
  • Robin Hood: The Great Escape
12
  • Creative Pictou County Art Show
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Storytime in the Park
  • Live Music at Fisherman's Cove
  • Wing Thursday at Liscombe Lodge
  • Trivia Night at Henley House Pub & Restaurant
  • Robin Hood: The Great Escape
  • Comedy Show in Support of Pictou County Challenger Baseball
13
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Kitchen Criminals Live at Sober Island Brewing Beer Garden
  • Antigonish Art Fair at Chisholm Park
  • Eastern Shore Players present: Silk Stockings and a Bottle of Rum
  • Robin Hood: The Great Escape
14
  • Antigonish Farmers Market
  • Sherbrooke Saturday Market
  • Craft Demo with Mary L'Afford at Sherbrooke Village
  • New Glasgow Farmers Market
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Sheet Harbour Seaside Festival- Variety Show
  • Old Time Country Fair at Sherbrooke Village
  • St. Mary's River Day
  • Guysborough Community Market
  • Re-Opening of Canada Celebration
  • Sheet Harbour Seaside Festival Parade & Supper
  • Free Concerts at the Hector Heritage Quay
  • Troubling Joy: A Bicycle Puppet Circus
  • Welsh Afternoon Tea
  • Cardboard Boat Regatta
  • Stanfields Live at Sober Island Brewing Company Sold-Out Event
  • Eastern Shore Players present: Silk Stockings and a Bottle of Rum
  • Music Mountain-SOLD OUT
  • Antigonish Drive-In Movie Series
  • Robin Hood: The Great Escape
15
  • Music Mountain-SOLD OUT
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Merigomish Schoolhouse Marketplace
  • MusicLORDA
  • River John Farmers Market
  • Sunday Farmers Market
  • Sheet Harbour Seaside Festival- Washer Toss and Inflatables
  • Laying of Wreath's to the Sea-Canso
  • Sherbrooke Village Sundays in the Park
  • Troubling Joy: A Bicycle Puppet Circus
  • Welsh Afternoon Tea
  • Picnic on the Pitch presented by the Antigonish Art Fair
  • Outdoor Emancipation Gospel Concert
  • Pasta Sunday at Liscombe Lodge Resort
  • Summer Musical Showcase Pictou-Cory Mercer
  • Eastern Shore Players present: Silk Stockings and a Bottle of Rum
16
  • Paint Camp at the Antigonish Arts House
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Summer Musical Showcase Pictou-Albert Dunnewold
17
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Social Tea & Heritage Talk
  • Steak Tuesday at Liscombe Lodge
18
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Sheet Harbour Seaside Festival-Wiener Roast at the Lions Playground
  • Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum Pop Up Market
  • Nova Scotia Summerfest Free Kitchen Party Concert
  • Elvis Greatest Hits with Thane Dunn & Cadillac Kings
19
  • Creative Pictou County Art Show
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Storytime in the Park
  • Live Music at Fisherman's Cove
  • Wing Thursday at Liscombe Lodge
  • Trivia Night at Henley House Pub & Restaurant
20
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Sheet Harbour Seaside Festival-48 Hour Ball Tournament
  • Danny Banfield Live at the Sober Island Beer Garden
21
  • Antigonish Farmers Market
  • Sherbrooke Saturday Market
  • New Glasgow Farmers Market
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • 4th Annual Ride the River
  • Discover Local Market
  • Memory Lane Heritage Village 21st Birthday Celebrations
  • Danny Banfield & Stonehouse
  • Guysborough Community Market
  • Free Concerts at the Hector Heritage Quay
  • Live music on the Guysborough Waterfront
  • Welsh Afternoon Tea
  • Gisun and Stephen live at The Monarch
  • Sheet Harbour Seaside Festival- Beer Garden
22
  • Sheet Harbour Seaside Festival- Beer Garden
  • Lost Shores Birthday Ride
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Merigomish Schoolhouse Marketplace
  • River John Farmers Market
  • Sunday Farmers Market
  • Croquet & Crumpets presented by the Antigonish Art Fair
  • Sherbrooke Village Sundays in the Park
  • Welsh Afternoon Tea
  • Pasta Sunday at Liscombe Lodge Resort
  • Summer Musical Showcase Pictou-Tyler Mullendore
23
  • Paint Camp at the Antigonish Arts House
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Summer Musical Showcase Pictou-Meaghan Gormley
24
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Steak Tuesday at Liscombe Lodge
25
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum Pop Up Market
26
  • Creative Pictou County Art Show
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Storytime in the Park
  • Live Music at Fisherman's Cove
  • Wing Thursday at Liscombe Lodge
  • Trivia Night at Henley House Pub & Restaurant
27
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Ivan Daigle Live at the Sober Island Beer Garden
  • Antigonish Art Fair at Chisholm Park
28
  • Bluenose 2 at Anchor
  • Musquodoboit Harbour PRIDE 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
  • Guysborough Community Market
  • Free Concerts at the Hector Heritage Quay
  • Ivan Daigle Live at Sober Island Brewing
  • Welsh Afternoon Tea
  • Antigonish Drive-In Movie Series
29
  • Musquodoboit Harbour PRIDE Festival
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Merigomish Schoolhouse Marketplace
  • River John Farmers Market
  • Sunday Farmers Market
  • Sherbrooke Village Sundays in the Park
  • Welsh Afternoon Tea
  • Pasta Sunday at Liscombe Lodge Resort
  • Summer Musical Showcase Pictou-Amelia Parker
30
  • Paint Camp at the Antigonish Arts House
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Summer Musical Showcase-Jud Gunning
31
  • "Colour with a U and Colour with a U too" Diversity Art Quilt Show
  • Social Tea & Heritage Talk
  • Steak Tuesday at Liscombe Lodge
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