Nova Scotia – April 2019 Event Listings

There are some great events taking place throughout the month of April 2019 – stay tuned for more, but in the meantime hit the road and take in these highlights of Nova Scotia.

EVENT-150x150AND...if you've got an event coming up - drop us a line at [email protected] with the details and we'll do our best to get it in there. For more info on submissions click here


Maple Sugar Brunch and Guided Tours at Sugar Moon Farm-Earltown
Every Saturday and Sunday
Sugar Moon Farm serves their signature fully-licensed maple brunch.
Be sure to take a free guided tour of the maple sugar operation and plan to hike the Rogart Mountain Trail. Visit the website for more details:



sunday ceilidhSunday Ceilidh-Celtic Music Interpretive Centre, Judique 
every Sunday
For more information, go to the website


Saturday Ceilidh's at the Doryman -Doryman Pub and Grill, Cheticamp
Every Saturday
Fiddle music every Saturday afternoon. For more information, call 902-224-9909


square dancingFamily Square Dance-West Mabou Hall
Every Saturday
Traditional square dance where the whole family is welcome. Contact Margie MacInnis for more details: 902-945-2814


Acadian Arts and Craft Day- West Pubnico
every week on Thursday
For traditional craft demonstrations such as artist painting, hooked rugs, braided rugs, basket weaving, wool spinning, crochet tatting, quilting and red work. To find out more, check out  the website.


Mother Goose / French for Fun Program- Petit de Grat Library
With Rachel MacGillivray & Louise Migneault every Wednesday from 10am-11:30am at the Petit de Grat Library in Petit de Grat, NS, for ages 0-6.  Program includes 2 stories (English & French), a light snack, a craft, children's songs, and ends with a musical exercise game. Please contact the Petit de Grat Library at (902) 226-3534 or email [email protected] for more information.

Tartan Day- McCulloch Heritage Centre, Pictou
April 7
Tartan Day in Canada has become an annual event. The concept of "Tartan Day" began at a meeting of the Federation of Scottish Clans in Nova Scotia on March 9,  1986. Tartan Day is a celebration of Scottish heritage on April 6th each year, the date on which the Declaration of Arbroath was signed in 1320. In Canada, on Tartan Day, Canadians are encouraged to wear tartan in commemoration of the contributions of Scots and their descendants to the fabric of our society. Visit the website to  learn more.

Introduction to Wildlife Tracking
Shubenacadie Wildlife Park
April 21, 2018
Join Guest Speaker Wanda Baxter, conservation program developer for the Sierra Club Canada Foundation, as she teaches us how we can work together to reduce collisions with wildlife on our roads. Vehicle collisions with wildlife has become a serious problem not just in Nova Scotia but across the world, turning it into a leading cause of mortality for some endangered species. What can we do? Wanda’s presentation will outline the ways people can help as well as how to use Naturalist to collect collision data and contribute to ongoing projects like Turtle Patrol and Wildpaths Maritimes. There will not be a lot of gory images in the presentation. From 1- 2:30pm click HERE for more details.


Saltscapes East Coast Expo 2018 -  Halifax Exhibition Centre
April 26 - 28, 2018

Celebrate Canada's East Coast together! Saltscapes Expo visitors experience firsthand the tastes, sounds, characters and experiences that our great Atlantic Canadian lifestyle has to offer. Come and Savour the Flavour; shop and buy from our Unique Retailers; learn more about gardening, green living, home improvement and landscaping in Home/Cottage/Garden; hear music from around the region and plan your next staycation in our Culture/Music/Travel section! For more information click HERE.


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