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July 1, 2018 Canada Day Open House To honour the founding of our country, admission to visit the Highland Village on July 1 will be free. Come to Iona and celebrate Canada’s birthday with a Milling Frolic. Free admission for July 1st ...
July 1, 2018 Danns a’ Bhaile – Village Dance Kick up your heels at a traditional old school square dance. Often, the only gathering space in the community was the local school house. In the evening the desks would be pushed aside and the music...
July 21, 2018 Feasgar an Truisg | Codfish Supper Satisfy your taste buds with a feed of salt cod, potatoes and all the trimmings of a traditional Cape Breton codfish supper. Dinner admission includes entry to the Highland Village Ticket Price - $15...
July 29, 2018 Anniversary Malagawatch Church Service Everyone is welcome to attend the annual Malagawatch Church anniversary service. Join us after the service in the Tuning Room for a light lunch. Free admission. Program runs from:  3:00-4:00pm 
July 31, 2018 ‘Best of Boxwood’ Musique Royale The ‘Best of Boxwood’ Musique Royale tour is a traditional Maritime ensemble. Programs combine originality, intelligence, fun, and sheer mastery that have garnered respect from audiences, presenters...
August 2, 2018 Garnet Rogers and Archie Fisher in Concert Details tbd. The concert takes place in the historic Malagawatch Church. Tickets: $28.50 Advanced or $32.50 at the door. Concert time: 7:30 pm.  
August 2, 2018 Dòmhnall Òg MacNìll | Donald “Og” Day Join us as we celebrate the Donald Og legend and the settlement of the Iona area by MacNeils from the Isle of Barra. On board a British man of war patrolling the Bras d’Or Lake following the 1758...
August 4, 2018 Là Mór a’ Bhaile | Highland Village Day Concert   Join us for an afternoon of fun and Gaelic arts. Fiddlers, step-dancers, pipers, and more, come together to treat visitors to traditional Nova Scotia Gaelic culture in this outdoor concert...
August 18, 2018 Marag Brunch   Join us at the Highland Village for a delicious Marag brunch. Enjoy a traditional breakfast with marag, scrambled eggs, hash browns, toast and tea or coffee. Brunch runs from -11:00am -1:00pm...
September 15, 2018 Féill Eachainn Mhóir | Pioneer Day This afternoon festival of rural life is for the entire family. See demonstrations of flax processing, candle and soap making, and play horseshoes. Watch the Cash Carding Mill demonstrations,...

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