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Repeats every week every Tuesday and every Thursday until Thu Oct 12 2017.
June 6, 2017 to October 12, 2017
Traditional Céilidh Join us for songs, stories and music, 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. Time:  2...
Repeats every week every Wednesday and every Friday until Fri Oct 13 2017.
June 7, 2017 to October 13, 2017
Milling Frolic Come and join us at the table for songs and friendly conversation at the Highland Village milling frolic. The Gaels way to make the cloth ready for home use was to wet it, beat it and make a time of...
July 1, 2017 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. A milling frolic will be held at 2:00 pm. Free...
July 3, 2017 Danns a’ Bhaile | Village Dance Often the only gathering space in the community would be the school house. In the evening the desk would be pushed aside and the music would flow through the opened windows for the dancers inside and...
Repeats every week every Monday and every Friday until Mon Aug 28 2017.
July 3, 2017 to August 28, 2017
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 have an...
Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Aug 23 2017.
July 5, 2017 to August 23, 2017
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 those days past. This program will consist of four theme days which include wool...
Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Aug 25 2017.
July 6, 2017 to August 25, 2017
Spòrs Beag Join us for a fun morning of Gaelic songs, stories, and traditional games as your children learn what life was like for the Gaelic settlers.  Spòrs Beag is for children aged 5-10 Time - 10:00 am - 12...
Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Aug 24 2017.
July 6, 2017 to August 24, 2017
Na Deugairean | The Teenagers Living History Program for Youth Partake in this special living history program for teens and get a sense of the responsibilities and the lifestyles of young Gaels in days past. The program features special hands-on activities...
July 16, 2017 Roast Beef and Marag Dinner Marag Gheal |White pudding has long been a favourite food of the Gaels. It remains a favourite dish to the present. Join us for a delicious marag dinner and roast beef dinner where you’ll have a...
July 20, 2017 Feasgar air Chéilidh | Evening Céilidh Tour  Walk with us as we céilidh from house to house 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...

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