Summer Events Calendar - August

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 – Monday, August 21, 2017

We're compiling from our member institutions a list of summer events and activities! There’s only one month left before back-to-school — did you visit all the places on your Summer 2017 bucket list? Here’s a list of amazing activities to take part in during the month of August:


Site Event Date
L'Acadie de Chezzetcook Hats and Tea Party Aug. 8
L'Acadie de Chezzetcook Acadian Days Festival Aug.10-15
L'Acadie de Chezzetcook Music on the Balcony Aug. 20
Atlantic Canada Aviation Museum Wings n' Wheels Aug. 12
Chestico Museum Village of Port Hood Walking Tour Aug. 7
Chestico Museum Summer ceilidh series Thursdays
Creamery Square Tatafest Aug. 19-27
DesBrisay Museum Bridgewater Garden Party Aug. 13
Hooked Rug Museum of North America Design Workshop with Jane Steele Aug. 12-13
Highland Village Museum  “A Brief History of Long Island Cape Breton” Aug. 3
Memory Lane 14th Annual Atlantic Canada Harmonica Festival Aug. 12
Sherbrooke Village A Sporting Day of Horse and Carriage Driving Aug. 5
LeNoir Forge Kids Days Aug. 3
LeNoir Forge Kids Days Aug. 17
LeNoir Forge Knitting Knots Tuesdays
LeNoir Forge Tea in the Museum Wednesdays
Le Village historique acadien Acadian National Holiday Aug. 15
Ross Farm Museum The Apple Barrel Industry Aug. 16
Le Village historique acadien Blueberry Festival Aug. 17
Ross Farm Museum Nothing but the Flax Aug. 23
Sherbrooke Village Rally That Gives' kick-off Concert Aug. 25
Sherbrooke Village Sherbrooke Village Rally That Gives Aug. 26
Sherbrooke Village Sherbrooke Village Painting Camp Aug. 28-31
Admiral Digby Museum SAILabration Up-Spirits and Silent Auction Aug. 4
Admiral Digby Museum SAILabration Sail Boat Race, Reception Dinner & Live Auction Aug. 5
Admiral Digby Museum Scallop Days Aug. 10-11
Admiral Digby Museum Tall Ships visit Digby Aug. 15-16
Admiral Digby Museum Wharf Rat Rally Aug. 30 - Sep. 3
Avon Heritage Museum Wharf Day Aug. 5
Avon Heritage Museum Artisans in Action : Fibre/Pottery/Textiles Aug. 6
Lordly Estate Municipal Museum Lordly Tea Aug. 19
Fultz House Museum Tuesday Tea Tuesday
Urban Farm Museum Evenings in the Garden Aug. 8
Wallace and Area Museum Annual Mary Kennedy Tea Aug. 2
Wallace and Area Museum Children's Day Aug. 5
Wallace and Area Museum Remsheg Rug Hooker's Hook In Aug. 17
Wallace and Area Museum Children's Day Aug. 19
Wallace and Area Museum Art in the Garden Wednesdays
West Hants Historical Society Sunday Tea Fundraiser Aug. 6
Prescott House Museum Printmaking Fun! Aug. 16