Victoria County Events 2017-18

2017-18: Victoria County, Cape Breton, NS Events Calendar

http://visitvictoriacounty.com/plan-your-visit/events-calendar/

2017 Festival & Event Calendar

August 29 – Sept. 3rd – Canada 150 Celebrations in Bay St. Lawrence
September 8-17 – Hike the Highlands Festival
September 8 – 24 – The Young Ladies of Baddeck Club, Baddeck
September 16 – Harvest Home, Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site
September 28 – Oct. 1 – Cabot Trail Writers’ Festival, St. Ann’s
October 6-11 – Fibre Festival, Baddeck
October 6-14 – Celtic Colours International Festival
October 11-14 – 7th Annual Wagmatcook Aboriginal Arts Festival, Wagmatcook
October 12-15 – Ingonish Huckle Buckle Festival

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Special Events 2017 at a Glance

May

27-28 30th Annual Cabot Trail Relay Race

June 2017

24 Englishtown MusselFest 2017

6th Annual Victoria County Canada Day Physical Activity Challenge 2017

17 Baddeck Duathlon

July 2017

1 Canada Day Ingonish, Baddeck, Bay St Lawrence

6th Annual Victoria County Canada Day Physical Activity Challenge 2017(Continued)

2-8 KitchenFest!

2nd Annual FestiVille Baddeck

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For more information, visit http://www.festivillebaddeck.com

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Sensational Live Entertainment Line-Up

July 3rd, 6 PM – 9 PM

Baddeck, Nova Scotia

June 26, 2017 – Baddeck, NS – An exciting line-up of live entertainment has been confirmed for the FestiVille Baddeck event taking place July 3! The action will take place on Chebucto Street (closed for the occasion) from 6 PM – 9 PM. ADMISSION IS FREE – everyone welcome!

The Line-Up:

-Colin Grant Trio

-The Privateers

-Fire Buskers

-Take Note Drummers

-Allie MacInnis (Town Crier)

-Kintyre Band

-Native Wigwam

-Don’t miss these fantastic performers!

http://www.festivillebaddeck.com Follow us on Facebook and Instagram FestiVille Baddeck

Volunteers – The event is completely planned and run by volunteers from the Baddeck community and beyond. There are several volunteer roles currently available. Any individuals or groups interested in volunteer opportunities should contact festivillebaddeck@gmail.com.

Volunteers each receive a free FestiVille Baddeck t-shirt!

Vendors – If you would like to become a vendor, we would love you to join us! The fee is only $50, and includes the use of a table and chair at the site. Please contact Iris.festiville@gmail.com to confirm your spot!

For more information about how to get involved, or to learn more about this initiative, visit the website at – http://www.festivillebaddeck.com or e-mail festivillebaddeck@gmail.com.

Festiville Baddeck Presenting Sponsors:

-The Victoria Standard Newspaper

-Midway Motors

-Antigonish Farmers’ Mutual Insurance Company

About the Festiville Baddeck Committee: The Festiville Baddeck committee is made up of the following members:

-Denise Mulley – The Freight Shed – waterside bistro & market

-Iris Kedmi – Bee Happy Farm

-Rosalie Pino – The Outdoor Store

-Steve Goldthwaite – Bone Island

-Tracey Campbell – Cape Breton Resorts

About Baddeck, NS:

Baddeck is situated in the heart of Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. It is considered to be the beginning and end of the world-famous Cabot Trail. Stretching along the shores of the beautiful Bras d’Or Lakes, Baddeck is a bustling village that maintains its essence as a quaint community.

Baddeck has something for every traveller. From spas, fine dining, and 5-star accommodations to hiking, sailing, and camping, the Village will delight you with its unique character. Exquisite food can be found in the many restaurants offering everything from our world-famous lobster to a steaming cup of seafood chowder or homemade baked goods. Enjoy a unique shopping experience while exploring our shops, boutiques, galleries, and much, much more.

While visiting Baddeck, take advantage of our many leisure activities, including a visit the

Alexander Graham Bell Museum, sailing and boating, golfing, hiking, sightseeing and more. Spend your evenings enjoying local entertainment at ceilidhs, and concerts offered at many venues in town.

Steven Goldthwaite – 973-610-6644

festivillebaddeck@gmail.com http://www.festivillebaddeck.com

15 Annual Three Peaks Challenge (Sold Out!)

August 2017

7       2nd Annual FestiVille Baddeck continues on Chebucto St. For more information, visit http://www.festivillebaddeck.com

September 2017

8-17 Annual Hike the Highlands Festival

21 National Tree Day

October 2017

7-15 Celtic Colours International Festival

9 Celtic Colours Pumpkin Carving La Rigouèche

9 Celtic Colours Pumpkin Carving Warren Lake

10 Celtic Colours Guided Hike Corney Brook trail

11 Celtic Colours Guided Hike Acadian trail

12 Celtic Colours Guided Hike Mica Hill trail

13 Celtic Colours Guided Hike Franey trail

14 Celtic Colours Guided Hike Warren Lake trail

13-16 Huckle Buckle Festival Ingonish

6-31   6th Annual Victoria County Fall Harvest ActiveFest 2017

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For a complete list of local festivals, music, shows and events, visit park visitor centres, parkscanada.gc.ca/capebreton, cbisland.com, cabottrail.travel, northerncapebreton.com or novascotia.com

FOLLOW YOUR HEART

TO FIND 17 UNFORGETTABLE EVENTS

Destination Cape Breton Announces 2017’s lineup of 17

Events with Heart 

 

Each summer and fall, Island life kicks into high gear with a bevvy of festivals and events. Destination Cape Breton provides these events with additional local, regional, national, and international marketing support to help them grow and contribute to promoting Cape Breton Island as a tourism destination.  

 

These major events  align with the unique creative spirit of Cape Breton Island and foster growth in the key areas of sporting, active living, arts, music, and culture. This year’s 17 in 17 Events with Heart are: 

 


Áros Na Mara World Ocean Day

June 8-11

 

Roots to Boots Festival

June 15-18

 

Unama’ki Mawiomi

Eskasoni, June 30-July 2 

Membertou, September 8-10

 

RDV 2017 – Tall Ships Regatta  

Port Hawkesbury, June 30-July 2

St. Peter’s, Louisbourg, Sydney, August 4-6

KitchenFest! 

July 2-9

 

Granville Green

 July 2-August 6

 

Makin’ Waves Music Festival

July 6- August 3

 

Seaside Lobsterfest

July 9-16

 

Sydney Ribfest

July 14-16

 

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July 21-23

 

Savoy Theatre’s 90th Anniversary

2017 Cape Breton Summertime Review

August 2-3 & August 7- 0

 

Cape Breton Bike Rally

 August 4-7

 

Acoustic Roots Festival

September 1-3

 

Hike the Highlands Festival

September 8-17

 

Lumiere

September 21-23

 

Cabot Trail Writers Festival

September 28 – October 1

 

Celtic Colours International Festival

October 6-14

 

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FESTIVILLE BADDECK

Sensational Live Entertainment Line-Up

August 7, 6 PM – 9 PM

Baddeck, Nova Scotia

August 1, 2016 – Baddeck, NS – An exciting line-up of live entertainment has been confirmed for the FestiVille Baddeck event taking place August 8! The action will take place on Chebucto Street (closed for the occasion) from 6 PM – 9 PM.  ADMISSION IS FREE – everyone welcome!

The Line-Up:

  • Colin Grant Trio
  • Jason Blynn
  • Cyril MacPhee
  • The End Notes (acoustic barbershop choir)
  • Take Note Drummers
  • Sara Doran Dancers
  • Minuet Charron (dancer/performing artist)
  • The Buskers
  • Allie MacInnis (Town Crier)

Don’t miss these fantastic performers! 

Volunteers – The event is completely planned and run by volunteers from the Baddeck community and beyond. There are a number of volunteer roles currently available.  Any individuals or groups interested in volunteer opportunities should contact festivillebaddeck@gmail.com. Volunteers each receive a free FestiVille Baddeck t-shirt!

Vendors – If you would like to become a vendor, we would love you to join us! The fee is only $50, and includes the use of a table at the site.  Please contact festivillebaddeck@gmail.com to confirm your spot!

For more information about how to get involved, or to learn more about this initiative, visit the website at – www.festivillebaddeck.com or e-mail festivillebaddeck@gmail.com.

Festiville Baddeck Sponsors:

Co-Presenting Sponsors

Antigonish Farmers’ Mutual Insurance Company

MacIntyre Chevrolet Cadillac Ltd.

Official Sponsors

101.5 The Hawk Radio

Arlie’s Gifts

Alexander Graham Bell Museum
Bad Cam Properties Ltd.
Baddeck Building Supplies
Baddeck Dental Clinic
Bell Buoy Restaurant
Bell View Luxury Suites
Betty & Henry Muggah
Blue Nova
Boudrot Rodgers Law
Cabot Trail Motel
Captain Caper’s Fish & Chips
Clark Blynn
Donna and Vaughn Campbell
Dr. Roya Murray Cosmetic Medicine
Dr. Stuart MacDonald Dental Clinic
East Coast Credit Union
Elliott Fraser
Harvey Realties Ltd.
Inverary Resort
LM Landscaping
Lynwood Inn
Naturally Active for Life Victoria County
Prentice Holdings Ltd.
Proof Positive Coins Ltd. Royal Bank of Canada
Seaside Communications
Silver Dart Lodge Baddeck
Steven Goldthwaite
Stone’s Pharmasave
Telegraph House & Motel
The Outdoor Store
Two Buoys Home & Gifts
Wong’s Bras d’Or House Family Restaurant

Founders:

Adrian White
Barra Construction

Bean There Cafe

Brenda & Andy Emanuel

Clark Blynn
Coop
D Mac Construction
Dr. Chow
Dr. Genge
DW Matheson & Sons

Dora Construction

Ed Carey

Gillis Truckway

Glengarry
Island Insurance

Jamie & Katie Fagan

Janet Blynn

Keith & Gail MacLeod

Keith & Maureen MacLeod

Lions Club
Martin & Beverly Myers
Municipality of Victoria County
Naturally Active for Life Victoria County

Needs

Our Seaside Home & Décor
Pam Eyking
Patchouli
Rare Earth Ventures
Rollie Thornhill

Royal Canadian Legion

SJ MacRae & Sons

The Yellow Cello

Three Doors Down
Tim Horton’s
Victoria Standard

Wendy Burns Morrison

About the Festiville Baddeck Committee:  The Festiville Baddeck committee is made up of the following members:

  • Denise Mulley – Bell View Luxury Suites
  • Iris Kedmi – Bee Happy Farm
  • Kevin Naddaf – Two Buoys Home and Gifts
  • Rosalie Pino – The Outdoor Store
  • Steve Goldthwaite – Bone Island
  • Tracey Campbell – Cape Breton Resorts

About Baddeck, NS:

Baddeck is situated in the heart of Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. It is considered to be the beginning and end of the world famous Cabot Trail. Stretching along the shores of the beautiful Bras d’Or Lakes, Baddeck is a bustling village that maintains its essence as a quaint community.

Baddeck has something for every traveller. From spas, fine dining, and 5-star accommodations to hiking, sailing, and camping, the Village will delight you with its unique character.  Exquisite food can be found in the many restaurants offering everything from our world famous lobster to a steaming cup of seafood chowder or homemade baked goods.  Enjoy a unique shopping experience while exploring our shops, boutiques, galleries, and much, much more.

While visiting Baddeck, take advantage of our many leisure activities, including a visit the Alexander Graham Bell Museum, sailing and boating, golfing, hiking, sightseeing and more. Spend your evenings enjoying local entertainment at ceilidhs, and concerts offered at many venues in town.

Tracey Campbell – 902-295-0717

festivillebaddeck@gmail.com   www.festivillebaddeck.com

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