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June 28, 2024 Milling Frolic Many hands make light work, as the saying goes. Join us as we share how the Gaels prepared woven cloth for use, all the while communally singing Gaelic songs in rhythm during the milling frolic. We’...
July 1, 2024 Canada Day Open House Highland Village honours the founding of our country with free admission to the site on July 1st. Come celebrate Canada’s birthday with us. A special milling frolic will be held from 2-3 pm. Free...
July 2, 2024 Traditional Céilidh Join us for songs, stories and more, or just a chance to chat about the traditions and history of Nova Scotia’s Gaelic-speaking people at our traditional céilidh. Regular admission applies. 2-3 pm.
July 2, 2024 Guided Storytelling Tour & Milling Frolic Have you ever had to leave home? What if you couldn’t return and had to begin a new life somewhere else? Join us for a guided storytelling tour of Baile nan Gàidheal. This special folklife experience...
July 3, 2024 Eilean na h-òige | Island of Youth History Program Take part in this special living history program for children and get a sense of what life was like for Gaels in the past. The program features special hands-on activities including chores, crafts,...
July 3, 2024 Milling Frolic Many hands make light work, as the saying goes. Join us as we share how the Gaels prepared woven cloth for use, all the while communally singing Gaelic songs in rhythm during the milling frolic. We’...
July 4, 2024 Traditional Céilidh Join us for songs, stories and more, or just a chance to chat about the traditions and history of Nova Scotia’s Gaelic-speaking people at our traditional céilidh. Regular admission applies. 2-3 pm.
July 5, 2024 Milling Frolic Many hands make light work, as the saying goes. Join us as we share how the Gaels prepared woven cloth for use, all the while communally singing Gaelic songs in rhythm during the milling frolic. We’...
July 5, 2024 Spòrs Beag Join us for a fun morning of Gaelic songs, stories, and traditional games for children as you learn what life was like for Gaels in the past. Spòrs Beag is for children aged 5-10. Free admission....
July 19, 2024 Donald Og Day Join us as we celebrate the Donald Òg 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...

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