Nova Scotia – June 2018 Event Listings

There are some great events taking place throughout the month of June 2018 – stay tuned for more, but in the meantime hit the road and take in these highlights of Nova Scotia.

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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.

Queen of Hearts Dory Row & Ride- Clark’s Harbour
Tuesday Evenings All Summer
Learn to row a dory at the Cape Sable Island Causeway every Tuesday night all summer long. Whether you are a beginner or advance, you will take to the oars with a member of our Queen of Hearts Dory Club and learn and experience our seafaring history first hand.Check out the Facebook page for more details

Hooked Rug Museum of North America - Queensland
June to Mid October
Over 8500 sq ft showcasing historic and contemporary rug hooking art, and artifacts. Permanent exhibit Noah’s Ark by Mary Sheppard Burton. The fibre art market has hundred of hooked rugs, fibre art and other hand-crafted items for sale for more info visit

Hooked on Music - Queensland
Thursday Evenings June to Mid-October
7:30 – 9pm Guitar, singing, Nova Scotia fiddle and more featuring local artists. Admission is $15, children under 10 are free Hooked Rug Museum of North America, 9849 Hwy 3 Queensland for more info visit

Hubbards Farmers’ Market
Every Saturday Beginning May 12, 8:00am to Noon

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.

Hands on History- Sherbrooke
runs until the end of September
Hands On History invites people young and old to participate in Village life by offering a “Hands On”, interactive, educational and fun experience. Visit the website to learn more

Musique Royale! 33rd Summer Festival
runs until October 28
A cross-province festival established in 1985, Musique Royale brings performances of early and traditional music to settings of historic and cultural significance within communities throughout the province. St. John's Anglican Church, at the heart of old town Lunenburg - a UNESCO World Heritage site - is the primary venue for Musique Royale events. Musicians from the local, national and international concert stage perform in over 20 communities each July and August. Consult the website for more information.

Scotia Festival of Music

Scotia Festival of Music- Dalhousie Arts Centre
runs until June 10

Scotia Festival of Music is an annual two-week chamber music festival held in Halifax, Nova Scotia, during the first two weeks of June, boasting over fifty public events. Featuring international talent of the highest caliber, the festival offers concerts, recitals, open rehearsals, masterclasses, coaching sessions, lectures, and more. Our Young Artist Program allows young gifted musicians to enroll and study for two weeks with some of the world's best classical musicians. Come and join us as we celebrate our 39th festival! For shows and tickets click here


HOME Group Art Show- Truro
runs until June 9
Visual Voice Fine Art is proud to present two solo exhibits entitled Fishful Thinking and Bright Horizons. The exhibit centered around water and fish features Dorothea LeBlanc's paintings and Nancy Robert's sculptures. Bright Horizons is about portraying the splendor of the coastal Maritimes in acrylic, and about water influenced abstract mixed media pieces which make use of the everyday to "upcycle".  Fishful Thinking is stoneware, earthenware and porcelain fish inspired sculpture, whimsical and technically impressive. Together, the shows make us ponder our role in and interactions with the landscape of our province. Don't miss it! The show opens Saturday, May 12 from 7 to 9 pm with a free reception, everyone welcome. It continues Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 12:30 to 5 pm until June 9th.🙂 For more info click here


12th Anniversary Cedar Festival- Halifax
May 31 - June 3
Savour the sights, sounds and tastes of everything Lebanese! Including three evenings of world class entertainment, authentic Lebanese cuisine, Lebanese musical and cultural shows, children’s fun play area, mouth watering pastries, and much much more! See the details here.


June 3
8th Annual Chester Cut N Run 5K Walk / 5K Run / 10K Run at the Chester Area Middle School starting 9:00 am. For more info call Chester Rec office at 902-275-3490. Visit for more


"Sex Please We're Sixty" - Bedford Players Theatre
May 31 - June 16
Sex Please We're Sixty! by Michael Parker and Susan Parker. Thursday to Saturday shows are at 8pm (doors open at 7pm) - Sun shows are at 2pm (doors open at 1pm).  Tickets are available from Ticketpro - Direct Online Link or by phone at 1-888-311-9090. See the information here.


Annual Pumpkin Planting- Ross Farms, New Ross
June 2 & 3
Bring the children and let them plant a pumpkin seed, then they can return in the fall and harvest their pumpkin. Check out the website to learn more


Halifax Greek Fest- Halifax
June 7 - 10
The oldest and largest cultural festival in Halifax, NS. Enjoy a weekend of authentic entertainment, delicious food and a few new memories along the way. Click here to learn more

WATCH SABStv at the 30th Annual Greek Fest


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