Festivals and Events

DSC 0344Naturally, when you are on vacation, you simply want to kick off your shoes and relax, but more and more people are realizing that the best way to put the work world behind them is to put their energies elsewhere.

Our region offers a wide variety of unforgettable festivals and events which will certainly fill you with energy and have you jumping out of that hammock and lacing up your dancing shoes in no time at all.

We invite you to join us - and make vacation memories that you will talk about long after you leave.

 

 

January - March Events

Quinan Wild Game Evening and Auction

Time of Year: first Saturday in March
Location: Le Club des Audacieux, also known as the Quinan community Hall
Contact: Bob LeBlanc
Phone: 902-648-0088

 

April - June Events

Volunteer banquet

Time of Year: April
Location: TBA
Website: http://www.munargyle.com/en/events.html
Phone: (902)648-3379

 

Dinner Theatre

Time of Year: April
Location: Le Village historique acadien de la Nouvelle-Écosse at 91 Old Church Road in Lower West Pubnico
Website: http://www.levillage.novascotia.ca/eventsacadien.ca/english/events/index.htm 
Phone: (902)762-2530
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Kite Flying

Time of Year: an afternoon in mid-late April
Location: Le Village historique acadien de la Nouvelle-Écosse at 91 Old Church Road in Lower West Pubnico
Website: http://www.levillage.novascotia.ca/eventsacadien.ca/english/events/index.htm 
Phone: (902)762-2530
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Annual Senior Picnic

Time of Year: June
Location: Le Club Acadien, Sainte Anne du Ruisseau
Website: http://www.munargyle.com/en/events.html 
Phone: (902)648-3379

 

Geocaching Event

Time of Year: June
Location: TBA (Partnership with Yarmouth Recreation)
Website: https://www.geocaching.com/play 
Phone: (902)648-3379

 

Annual Painting Exhibit & Sale

Time of Year: July
Location: Musée des Acadiens des Pubnicos
Website: http://www.museeacadien.ca/english/events/index.htm 
Phone: (902)648-3379
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Rhubarb Festival

Time of Year: early June
Location: Le Village historique acadien de la Nouvelle-Écosse at 91 Old Church Road in Lower West Pubnico
Website: http://www.levillage.novascotia.ca/eventsacadien.ca/english/events/index.htm 
Phone: (902)762-2530
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Métis and Heritage Day

Time of Year: June 21st
Location: Musée des Acadiens des Pubnicos
Website: http://www.museeacadien.ca/english/events/index.htm 
Phone: (902)648-3379
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July - September Events

Canada Day

Time of Year: July 1st
Location: Various places throughout the Municipality host Canada Day events.
www.levillage.novascotia.ca/events 
www.museeacadien.ca/english/events/index.htm

 

Fun Run

Time of Year: July or August
Location: East Pubnico Fire Hall, Willett Road
Website: www.munargyle.com/en/events.html 
Phone: (902)648-3379

 

Strawberry Festival

Time of Year: early July
Location: Le Village historique acadien de la Nouvelle-Écosse at 91 Old Church Road in Lower West Pubnico
Website: http://www.levillage.novascotia.ca/eventsacadien.ca/english/events/index.htm 
Phone: (902)762-2530
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Senior Games

Time of Year: July
Location: Par-en-Bas School
Website: www.munargyle.com/en/events.html 
Phone: (902)648-3379

 

Chez-nous à Pombcoup Festival

Time of Year: mid- July
Location: West Pubnico
Website: www.museeacadien.ca/english/events/index.htm 
Contact: Joyce d'Entremont
Phone: (902) 762-2253

 

Festival de la barge

Time of Year: July
Location: Amirault’s Hill
Contact: Phone: Armand Bourque
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Star Acadie

Time of Year: July
Location: Salle Père-Maurice-LeBlanc, Centre communautaire de Par-en-Bas, in Tusket.
Website: www.festivalacadien.net/#/star-acadie/4551719042

 

Annual Quilt Show and Competition

Time of Year: July
Location: St Peters Church, 1144 Rte 335, Middle West Pubnico
Website: www.museeacadien.ca/english/events/index.htm 
Phone: (902)648-3379
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Argyle Abuptic Festival

Time of Year: August
Location: Argyle
Website: www.argyleabupticfestival.com 
Contact: Phone: Jill Surette
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Blueberry Festival

Time of Year: mid- August
Location: Le Village historique acadien de la Nouvelle-Écosse at 91 Old Church Road in Lower West Pubnico
Website: http://www.levillage.novascotia.ca/eventsacadien.ca/english/events/index.htm 
Phone: (902)762-2530
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Acadian Day Celebration

Time of Year: August 15
Location: Musée des Acadiens des Pubnicos
Website: www.museeacadien.ca/english/events/index.htm 
Phone: (902)648-3379
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Wedgeport Tuna Tournament & Festival

Time of Year: August 21-27
Location: Wedgeport
Website: www.wedgeporttuna.ca/ 
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Contact: Brandon Doucette
Phone: (902) 663-2560
Fax: (902) 663-4738

 

Olde Fashioned Tea

Time of Year: every Wednesday in September
Location: Le Village historique acadien de la Nouvelle-Écosse at 91 Old Church Road in Lower West Pubnico
Website: http://www.levillage.novascotia.ca/eventsacadien.ca/english/events/index.htm 
Phone: (902)762-2530
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Craft Splash

Time of Year: September
Location: Various activities in various locations
Website: http://www.museeacadien.ca/english/events/index.htm 
Phone: (902)762-3380
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Pubnico Mile Long Yard Sale

Time of Year: September
Location: West Pubnico/Argyle Sound Road
Contact: Phone: Allison Belliveau
Phone: 902-762-2500

 

Harvest Festival

Time of Year: late September
Location: Le Village historique acadien de la Nouvelle-Écosse at 91 Old Church Road in Lower West Pubnico
Website: http://www.levillage.novascotia.ca/eventsacadien.ca/english/events/index.htm 
Phone: (902)762-2530
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Quinan Picnic

Time of Year: Labour Day
Location: Club des Audacieux de Quinan, Route 308N, Tusket
Contact: John Deveau
Phone: 902-740-0572

 

East Side Community Picnic

Time of Year: a Sunday in September
Location: 700 Hwy 3 Middle East Pubnico
Website: https://www.facebook.com/East-Side-Community-Centre-Red-Hall-175297932516665/

 

October - December Events

Starlight Festival

Time of Year: late September or October
Location: Yarmouth and Digby Counties
Website: www.acadianskies.com/

 

Wine tasting & Food pairing

Time of Year: October
Location: Le Village historique acadien de la Nouvelle-Écosse at 91 Old Church Road in Lower West Pubnico
Website: http://www.levillage.novascotia.ca/eventsacadien.ca/english/events/index.htm 
Phone: (902)762-2530
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Face to Face (Women in Business)

Time of Year: October
Location: The Hatfield House
Website: www.thehatfieldhouse.ca 
Phone: (902)648-1888

 

Pancake Breakfast for Charity

Time of Year: October
Location: The Hatfield House
Sponsors: Hatfield House, Carl’s Store and Coastal Financial Credit Union
Website: www.thehatfieldhouse.ca 
Phone: (902)648-1888

 

Haunted Courthouse and Gaol (Jail)

Time of Year: late October
Location: Tusket
Website: www.munargyle.com 
Phone: (902)643-2311

 

Haunted Village

Time of Year: Friday and Saturday night in late October
Location: Le Village historique acadien de la Nouvelle-Écosse at 91 Old Church Road in Lower West Pubnico
Website: www.levillage.novascotia.ca/eventsacadien.ca/english/events/index.htm 
Phone: (902)762-2530 
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Apple Pie Sale

Time of Year: early November
Location: Le Village historique acadien de la Nouvelle-Écosse at 91 Old Church Road in Lower West Pubnico
Website: http://www.levillage.novascotia.ca/eventsacadien.ca/english/events/index.htm 
Phone: (902)762-2530
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Athletic Awards Banquet

Time of Year: November
Location: TBA (Partnership with Yarmouth Recreation)
Website: http://www.munargyle.com/en/events.html 
Phone: (902)648-3379

 

Christmas Tree Lighting

Time of Year: last Sunday in November or 1st Sunday in December
Location: Tusket
Website: http://www.munargyle.com/en/events.html 
Phone: (902)648-3379

 

Annual Christmas Concert

Time of Year: November
Location: West Pubnico Fire Hall
Website: http://www.museeacadien.ca/english/events/index.htm 
Phone: (902) 762-3380

 

Christmas Evening at the Centre de Pombcoup

Time of Year: December 2, 2016 - 7PM to 10PM
Location: West Pubnico Fire Hall
Websitehttp://www.museeacadien.ca/english/events/index.htm 
Phone: (902) 762-3380

Music by Paul Saulnier and guests / $18 per person (includes non-alcoholic beverages) / Cash bar and Door prize / Wine and cheese

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