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Canada Day in Pubnico


Canada Day in Pubnico

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The Black Loyalist Heritage Centre – Historical Site – Birchtown, Nova Scotia


Officially opened June 6, 2015, The Black Loyalist Heritage Site, is located in Birchtown on Nova Scotia’s South Shore. In 2006, an arsonist set fire to the office of the Black Loyalist Heritage Society destroying many of its valuable archives and historical papers. In June 2015 the Birchtown museum realizes a 25-year dream to honour, research and teach the history ...

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Good Cheer Trail – Nova Scotia’s wine, craft brewery and distillery tour 2015

Nova-Scotia good-cheer-trail

Good Cheer Trail 2015 Explore Nova Scotia a new way this season. 38 Nova Scotia wineries, craft breweries, brew pubs and distilleries are participating in this Canada first, Good Cheer Trail. The destinations range from our Southwest region’s Rudder’s Seafood restaurant & Brew Pub, to Tatamagouche Brewing Company and Lunenburg’s Ironworks Distillery all weaving through Nova Scotia’s heritage sites, beaches, cities and rolling farmlands. To ...

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A Floor cloth Workshop


Coming this Summer to Musée des Acadiens des Pubnicos A Floor cloth Workshop Featuring designs from antique red work, The Musée des Acadien des Pubnicos will host an 3 hour workshop. You will be able to make your own entry way floor cloth with the help of, artist, Maggie Schmidt. You can enjoy a tour of the Museum and see an actual antique floor cloth, a collection ...

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Bijou de l’Acadie Cultural Experience


The World’s Oldest Acadian History at your fingertips BOOK A TOUR! Crafts | Music | Garden Tours | Food | History | Genealogy | & More! Group Tours – Acadian History spanning more than four centuries waits to be discovered. We offer specialized group tours for up to 20 participants. Arrive in the oldest Acadian community in the World! Be ...

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Nova Scotia Flower Season Starts at Ouestville Perennials in Pubnico

ouestville perennials nursery

With spring finally here, stocking up in perennials and garden supplies time has arrived. Ouest-Ville Perennials Garden Centre and Perennial Nursery, located in the French Acadian coastal community of West Pubnico (Dans la Ville-du-Ouest), is just half an hour east of Yarmouth and is open and ready for business! Alice d’Entremont, Horticulturalist, offers a large selection of hardy and unusual perennials, ...

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Second-year outlook brightens for Portland to Nova Scotia ferry service

Portland-to-Nova Scotia ferry

BY TOM BELL STAFF WRITER tbell@pressherald.com (Portland Press Herald) The Nova Star ferry will start its second season in better shape than its first, with increased charter bus bookings and another infusion of cash from the Nova Scotia government. The ferry operator also has tweaked its schedule and sailing season in hopes of producing more revenue and lowering costs. For ...

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Nova Scotia Eateries in this Year’s Top 100


via inTouch Blog – by Nova Scotia Tourism Agency Four Nova Scotia eateries – Fleur de Sel, EDNA, Chives and da Maurizio – recently made Toronto food writer Jacob Richler’s list of Canada’s top 100 restaurants for 2015. Selected by a panel of chefs, critics and restaurateurs extremely familiar with the food business in Canada, the establishments were ranked 22th, 75th, ...

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