Festivals and Events

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Festival Date Community Interest

Blockhouse Visitor Information Centre OPEN

May 15 2017 Blockhouse HeritageKid Friendly

Sonar Worlds 2017

May 23 2017 Coves & Inlets

Bridgewater Farmers market

May 27 2017 Town of Bridgewater ArtisanCultureFlea MarketFolk ArtFoodMusicHeritageKid FriendlyFood and MusicOutdoor Activity

Breakfast/Brunch Mahone Bay Legion

May 28 2017 Town of Mahone Bay FoodKid Friendly

Riverport & Community Choir Spring Variety Show

June 03 2017 Coves & Inlets Kid FriendlyFood and Music

Bridges of Lunenburg County

June 03 2017 Chester Kid FriendlyOutdoor Activity

LAMP Presents Verdi’s Luisa Miller

June 03 2017 Town of Lunenburg CultureMusicKid Friendly

Plant sale/ Bake Sale/ Yard Sale/ BBQ

June 03 2017 Maple Syrup & Christmas Trees Flea MarketFoodKid FriendlyOutdoor Activity

25th Annual Italy Cross Fire Dpt. Fishing Tournament

June 03 2017 Beaches & Artisans Outdoor Activity

LAMP presents Beethoven Piano Sonatas with Walter Delahunt

June 07 2017 Town of Lunenburg CultureMusicHeritage

5th Annual Rum & Chowder Social

June 09 2017 Town of Lunenburg Food

Lunenburg Heritage Society House Tours

June 10 2017 Town of Lunenburg HeritageKid Friendly

Love Mahone Bay- Vow Renewal Event

June 16 2017 Town of Mahone Bay FoodMusicOutdoor Activity

Michelin Community Fair & Car Show

June 16 2017 Town of Bridgewater Kid FriendlyOutdoor Activity

LAMP Presents An Afternoon of World Premieres

June 18 2017 Town of Lunenburg CultureMusicHeritageKid Friendly

Solstice Beach Walk at Hirtle’s Beach

June 21 2017 Coves & Inlets Kid FriendlyOutdoor Activity

Breakfast/Brunch in Mahone Bay

June 25 2017 Town of Mahone Bay FoodKid Friendly

Art in the Park at Miller Point Peace Park

June 25 2017 Coves & Inlets ArtisanKid FriendlyOutdoor Activity

New Germany Canada Day

July 01 2017 Maple Syrup & Christmas Trees Flea MarketFoodKid FriendlyFood and MusicOutdoor Activity

Canada Day in Riverport

July 01 2017 Coves & Inlets FoodMusicKid FriendlyOutdoor Activity

Canada Day on the LaHave (Bridgewater)

July 01 2017 Town of Bridgewater FoodMusicKid FriendlyFood and MusicOutdoor Activity

Classic Canadian Campfire

July 02 2017 Coves & Inlets Kid FriendlyOutdoor Activity

Picnic in the Park in Chester

July 04 2017 Chester FoodMusicKid FriendlyOutdoor Activity

Special Events for Children

July 06 2017 Coves & Inlets Kid FriendlyOutdoor Activity

Lunenburg Festival of Crafts

July 08 2017 Town of Lunenburg ArtisanCultureHeritageKid Friendly

Mahone Bay Home & Garden Tour

July 08 2017 Town of Mahone Bay HeritageKid Friendly

Lunenburg Street Festival

July 09 2017 Town of Lunenburg ArtisanKid FriendlyOutdoor Activity

Heartland Tour Children’s Activities

July 11 2017 Town of Bridgewater Kid FriendlyOutdoor Activity

Senior’s Mussel Bake

July 12 2017 Beaches & Artisans FoodOutdoor Activity

8th Annual Pilots Picnic on New Germany Lake

July 15 2017 Maple Syrup & Christmas Trees FoodKid FriendlyOutdoor Activity

SandCastle Competition & Cardboard Box Boat Race

July 15 2017 Beaches & Artisans Kid FriendlyOutdoor Activity

18th Annual Sand Castle Competition

July 15 2017 Beaches & Artisans Kid FriendlyOutdoor Activity

The Great Outdoors at the MARC

July 16 2017 Coves & Inlets Kid FriendlyOutdoor Activity

Bike/Hike Tancook Island

July 18 2017 Tancook Island Kid FriendlyOutdoor Activity

Special Events for Children

July 20 2017 Coves & Inlets Kid FriendlyOutdoor Activity

Lunenburg County RIB FEST

July 21 2017 Town of Bridgewater FoodMusicKid FriendlyOutdoor Activity

Lunenburg County RIB FEST

July 22 2017 Town of Lunenburg Food and MusicOutdoor Activity

Lunenburg Art Gallery presents Paint Sea on Site

July 22 2017 Town of Lunenburg ArtisanKid Friendly

Lunenburg County RIB FEST

July 23 2017 Town of Bridgewater Food and Music

Boxwood Music Festival

July 23 2017 Town of Lunenburg Kid FriendlyFood and Music

South Shore Exhibition 2017

July 26 2017 Town of Bridgewater ArtisanKid FriendlyFood and MusicOutdoor Activity

South Shore Exhibition

July 27 2017 Town of Bridgewater ArtisanCultureFoodMusicKid FriendlyFood and MusicOutdoor Activity

South Shore Exhibition 2017

July 28 2017 Town of Bridgewater ArtisanFlea MarketKid FriendlyFood and MusicOutdoor Activity

Beach & Back Youth Run

July 29 2017 Beaches & Artisans Kid FriendlyOutdoor Activity

South Shore Exhibition 2017

July 29 2017 Town of Bridgewater ArtisanFolk ArtKid FriendlyFood and MusicOutdoor Activity

Festival Acadien de Clare Bus Trip

July 30 2017 Town of Bridgewater HeritageFood and Music

Special Events for Children

August 03 2017 Coves & Inlets Kid FriendlyOutdoor Activity

Riverport Rum Runners Sea Festival

August 04 2017 Coves & Inlets FoodMusicKid FriendlyOutdoor Activity

South Shore In Motion

August 05 2017 Town of Bridgewater CultureFoodMusicKid FriendlyOutdoor Activity

Tallships coming to Lunenburg

August 10 2017 Town of Lunenburg HeritageKid FriendlyOutdoor Activity

Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival

August 10 2017 Town of Lunenburg HeritageKid FriendlyFood and MusicOutdoor Activity

Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival

August 11 2017 Town of Lunenburg MusicOutdoor Activity

Dare to Care - A Family Enviro walk & Campfire

August 13 2017 Coves & Inlets Kid FriendlyOutdoor Activity

Artists of Broad Cove

August 13 2017 Beaches & Artisans ArtisanKid Friendly

Chester Race Week

August 16 2017 Chester Kid FriendlyFood and MusicOutdoor Activity

Local Beverage Tour

August 17 2017 Town of Bridgewater FoodOutdoor Activity

The Great MARC Mystery

August 17 2017 Coves & Inlets Food and MusicTheatre

New Ross Community Fair

August 18 2017 New Ross Kid FriendlyFood and MusicOutdoor Activity

Mountain Biking Instructional Rides with Trail Flow

August 19 2017 Coves & Inlets Kid FriendlyOutdoor Activity

Explore Miller Point’s Trees & Shrubs

August 20 2017 Coves & Inlets Kid FriendlyOutdoor Activity

Senior’s Corn Boil

August 24 2017 Maple Syrup & Christmas Trees FoodOutdoor Activity

34th Hertiage Blueberry Festival

September 09 2017 Maple Syrup & Christmas Trees CultureFoodMusicKid FriendlyFood and Music

NS 55+ Games 2017 in Lunenburg County

September 13 2017 Ox Team & Farmstead Kid FriendlyOutdoor Activity

OPEN FARM DAY

September 17 2017 Ox Team & Farmstead CultureFoodHeritageKid FriendlyOutdoor Activity

Afterglow Art Festival in Bridgewater

September 22 2017 Town of Bridgewater ArtisanCultureHeritageKid FriendlyOutdoor Activity

The Great Scarecrow festival & Antique Fair

September 29 2017 Town of Mahone Bay ArtisanFlea MarketFolk ArtHeritageKid FriendlyFood and MusicOutdoor Activity

Lunenburg Lit Festival

September 29 2017 Town of Lunenburg Kid FriendlyOutdoor Activity