Monday, 29 May 2017

Come to Richmond County, N.S. For a Tourism Season Filled With Amazing Events & Festivals, You Will Not Be Disappointed!!!!

Seaside Lobsterfest in St. Peter's
Hi everyone, you will want to mark these important festivals and events on your calendar. You will not want to miss any of these spectacular festivals and events which are scheduled to take place this summer. And remember that the Music Camp on the Canal starts this weekend with an amazing All Star Concert scheduled for Saturday evening, so get your tickets for that before they are all gone.
Signature Events:
Lobters R’ Us Seaside Lobsterfest, July 9-16, serving up everything seafood.
Annual Pow Wow, July 21-23, authentic Mi’kmaq culture.
July 27-30, L’Ardoise Acadian Festival celebrates our Acadian culture.
August 4-6, Experience the pageantry of the Tall Ships Regatta.
August 6, Swim the Canal provides that once in a lifetime experience. Swim the historic St. Peter’s Canal (800 mtr) right into the open Atlantic Ocean.
September 15-17, Pirate Days explores the lighter side of our darker past. Pirate themed like no other. Hunt for treasure. A haven for the pirate in us all.
October, Celtic Colours International Festival, in celebrates
North America’s only living Celtic culture. KitchenRackets jam sessions after the evening concerts.
June 2-4, Music Camp on the Canal St. Peter’s
June 17-18 Potlotek Fishing Derby Chapel Island
The Concerts by the Sea rotate weekly between LeNoir Landing in Arichat and the St. Peter’s Lions Marina in St. Peter’s during July and August, these are the free outdoor concerts.
There are also the Sunday Concerts in Port Hawkesbury at the Granville Green, these are also free outdoor concerts, and held during July and August.
July 1st Canada 150 Birthday Celebrations, celebrated in most of the communities around Richmond.
The Strawberry Festival on July 9th at the St. Georges Community Hall in St. Georges Channel.
July 09 – The Strawberry Festival in Johnstown.
July 9-16 Lobster R’ Us Seaside Lobsterfest in St. Peter’s, with lots of events taking place for the whole family.
July 13th to 16th Festival on the Lake in Sampsonville
July 14-16 Rocky Bay Irish Festival in Rocky Bay.
July 15th Célébrations de la fête nationale de l’Acadie will take place at La Picasse, in Petit de Grat.
July 21-23 Traditional Pow Wow Chapel Island
July 22 Codstock LeNoir Landing, Arichat
July 27-30 L’Ardoise Acadian Days Festival L’Ardoise
July 27-31 St. Anne’s Mission in Chapel Island
July 31– August 6 Nicolas Deny Days in St. Peter’s
August 02 Annual Auction in aid of MacAskill House Museum
August 4-6, Tall Ships Regatta St. Peter’s
August 4-6 Lennox Passage Harbourfest D’Escouse
August 05 Fourchu Funday
August 6 Swim The Canal St. Peter’s
August 9-13 Festival Acadian de Petit de Grat
August 11 Shark Derby in Petit de Grat
August 12 Grand River Daze in Grand River
August 18 Johnstown Milling Frolic
August 18-20 Bluegrass and Old Time Country Music Festival
Isla Madame.
The Point Michaud Surf Classis has always brought a lot of interest to our surfing community and usually takes place the second to last weekend in August.
August 26 –Sept 3 River Bourgeois Festival
September 8-10 Cape Breton Paddlefest in Arichat.
September 15-17 St. Peter’s Pirate Days in St. Peter’s.
October 6-14 Celtic Colours Traditional Music Festival St. Peter’s
November 25-26 Festival of Trees

Monday, 8 May 2017

The Trina Samson Dance School's Island Steppers take Top Marks at the 5678 Showtime Dance Competition and Progress to the World Championship Dance Competition in British Columbia

The Island Steppers of the Trina Samson Dance School

Just in! Trina Samson Dance School Dancers of Richmond County, Nova Scotia have taken top marks at the 5678 Showtime Dance National Competition in Wolfville on May 7th. The Dance troop will now proceed to the World Championship Dance Competition in British Columbia the end June. Congratulations to their amazing dance instructor Trina Samson and to the dancers on their incredible performance!!!! If you get a chance to take in one of their performance, do so, you will not be disappointed.