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Slowcoaster to rock The Highlander on Saturday

East Coast reggae rockers and festival mainstays Slowcoaster are shaking up the music industry with a return to form, while ditching traditional mediums. “Track 1” is Slowcoaster’s eighth album and their first since the 2014 release of “The Girls Downtown.” Where most bands get excited about releasing on vinyl and cassettes, Slowcoaster are taking the […]

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Tartan kilted golf July 12

FRASER’S MOUNTAIN – Plans are coming together for this year’s Festival of the Tartans golf tournament on July 12 at Glen Lovat Golf Club. Sometimes known as the Kilted Golf Tournament, although there is a non-kilted category, the tournament is the kick off to New Glasgow’s annual Festival of the Tartans, celebrating the heritage that […]

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Sherbrooke Village hosting Old Fashioned Christmas

Sherbrooke Village’s annual, award-winning Old Fashioned Christmas celebration will once again enchant visitors with a spectacular opening night tree lighting at a new location. The event will run on two consecutive weekends, Nov. 24-26 and Dec. 2-3. This year the official tree lighting has been relocated to St. James Presbyterian Church lawn at 7 p.m. […]

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Seniors Festival

Pictou County Seniors Festival takes place August 3-5 and is a weekend of fun activities, entertainment, great food, great people, and fabulous prizes for only $15. Pre-register for all those age 50+, at the Trenton Park Office, 119 Park Road, Trenton.  For more information contact: Julie MacDonald at (902) 752-1019 or email: pictoucountyseniorsfestival@gmail.com

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Maple Srup Festival

Upper Stewiacke Maple Syrup Festival.  Pancake, Sausage, Baked Bean, Brown Bread, Desert and Beverage meal, live entertainment, pantry table, maple products for sale.  April 1st 9am to 3pm at the fire hall on highway 289 in the village of Upper Stewiacke.

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Art After Dark Festival

Antigonight: Art After Dark is an annual interactive contemporary arts festival which takes place in Antigonish on September 16 and 17. This year the festival will highlight motion and art. Professional artists will present a wide array of projects including art bicycles, projections, music, and dancing, all of which will be participatory and family friendly.

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