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April 20, 2019 Family Square Dance with Shelly Campbell Family Square Dance with Shelly Campbell Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 7 to 10 pm  Admission: $8 for 19 and older Admission is free for 18 years and under (they must be accompanied by a parent/guardian...
May 13, 2019 to May 17, 2019 Céilidh Beag - School In-Classroom Cultural Experiences   Celebrate Gaelic Month by giving your students an in-class cultural experience - Céilidh Beag (pronounced kay-lee bek), which simply means “a little visit”.  The program’s name highlights the...
June 1, 2019 Opening Day Join us for our opening day for the 2019 season!
June 8, 2019 Biadh is Baile | Highland Fare Day   Join us for Biadh is Baile | Highland Fare Day as we celebrate Highland food and fare. Visit homes throughout the site as we prepare traditional meals. You can even help us plant our gardens....
June 9, 2019 Calum Cille | St. Columba Day     Join us for a special Calum Cille/St. Columba Day Milling Frolic in the Centre Chimney House. Born in sixth century Donegal, Calum Cille (meaning Dove of the Church) is the most eminent of...
Repeats every week every Friday and every Saturday until Sat Aug 31 2019.
July 5, 2019 to August 31, 2019 Guided Storytelling Tour & Milling Frolic         Come join us for a guided storytelling tour of the Highland Village. This special folklife experience will give you insight into the lives and stories of Nova Scotia Gaels. The group will...
August 1, 2019 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 3, 2019 Highland Village Day Là Mór a’ Bhaile | Highland Village Day 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...
September 14, 2019 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,...
September 29, 2019 Là Fhèill Mìcheil | St. Michael’s Day St. Michael was the Scottish and Irish patron saint of horses, travel, sea and seafarers. His calendar day was celebrated in the Hebrides with eating of a multi-grain bonnach called struan. Join us...

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