Wednesday, July 1st
Happy Canada Day! See separate schedule for fun-filled Canada Day events and activities.
Thursday, July 2nd
National Historic District Tour – Lighthouse at 2:00 p.m.
“Stroll though the Centuries” with a costume interpreter, and explore the country’s oldest permanent settlement (c.1605)
Dancing at the Market – Farmers’ Market – 7pm
Come dance with Durline Melanson and Trans World Dance students. Learnthe popular “Scotia Shuffle” and other simple and fun dances. No partners required. No charge.
Candlelight Graveyard Tour – Fort Anne, 9:30 p.m.
For a unique and memorable adventure, explore the oldest Englishgraveyard in Canada by candlelight with a colourful, costumed interpreter.
Friday, July 3rd
Acadian Heritage Experience – Lighthouse at 2:00 p.m.
Join Alan Melanson, a proud 10th generation Acadian and his family for a unique and entertaining living history experience in the “Birthplace ofAcadie”.
Po’Girl – King’s Theatre, 8pm
The beauty and mystery of Po Girl’s music springs from the dynamic, improbable, mesmerizing bond shared by its two principal singers and writers – Allison Russell and Awna Teixeira.
Saturday, July 4th
Happy Independence Day to our American friends!
Famers’ and Trader’s Market – 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Come and see why hundreds of people crowd our streets every Saturday morning. Local vendors with fruits, vegetables, arts, crafts and much more.
House and Garden Tour
Visit the Historic Gardens and private gardens and houses in and aroundscenic Annapolis Royal. Benefits the Gardens.
Raven Haven Family Fun Day
Raven Haven Family Fun Park, 1pm
Games, prizes and entertainment for all. Free access to the park, supervised swimming, canoe/pedal boat rentals. Bring the family out for a great afternoon of fun.
More Fun in Annapolis Royal
Down Under Tours
On weekdays, if generating schedule permits, the Visitor
Information Centre staff conduct unique “Down Under” tours of theTidal Power Plant. Interested travelers are taken by elevator belowground to the upper machine room, directly above the turbine. Schedule varies each day, please call ahead to book a tour. Ages 16 and up.532-5454
Knights of Fort Anne
Fort Anne National Historic Site, July-August
The Knights of Fort Anne brings you back to the 1620s and thesettlement of New Scotland (Nova Scotia). Baronets or knights were awarded land and a badge. As an honourary Nova Scotian, what will you come away with?Discover an original 17th century artifact and stand on the soil of Charles Fort while creating your own Nova Scotia memories. The program will be offered once a day in English (11 am) and French (2:30 pm) during July and August. The price of admission will cover your cost of this 20 minute walking tour.
O’Dell House Museum – A Sneak Peek
“Summer Brides” – A delightful exhibit featuring their fashions and accessories from the 1880s to 2009!
“Helping Hands” – Looking back with pride; moving forward with vision – an exhibit honouring the 100th anniversary of registered nursing in Nova Scotia.
“Annapolis Goes to Sea” – A look at our community’s long-term relationship with the sea and the ships that sail on it.
This week at ARTsPLACE
“Artist-run Centre Gallery” features Adams, Boucher and Butler
“The Chapel Centre Gallery” features Adams, Boucher and Butler
“The Mym Gallery” features Leslie Erickson
“Trikes” – Peter Walker
“Rural Shelter” – Julie Adamson Miller
Gallery Hours: Monday – Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (A call ahead is recommended.)
Upper Clements Parks – 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
(Rides close at 6:45 p.m.)
Photo courtesy of Trish Fry ~ The Garden Shutterbug