Friends, community host ‘unforgettable’ birthday bash

“Unforgettable.” That was the one word Pictou’s Helen Scammell used to describe her ‘surprise’ 85th birthday bash last week. Many people turned up on her lawn on July 22 to celebrate Scammell on her birthday. The event was planned by friends in the Pictou and Area Garden Club and included fellow garden club members, friends...

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Burns dinner continues popularity

NEW GLASGOW — Celebrating the Bard of Scotland’s birthday has been a popular event for the Na Gaisgich Pipes and Drums Society. The Na Gaisgich Society and the St. Andrews Society of Pictou County will co-host 2019 edition that has been scheduled for Saturday at Summer Street in New Glasgow. Reception is at 5:30 p.m.,...

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Pictou: Our Town, Our Story to grace deCoste stage again this summer

During Canada’s 150th celebration in 2017, the deCoste Performing Arts Centre created and staged the original musical theatre production of Pictou: Our Town, Our Story. They are pleased to bring back the popular stage show again this year, refreshed with script updates and several new songs, for four performances, as part of the Festival of...

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