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Tourism Statistics for June and July Available

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

September 1, 2009 11:39 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Tourism Statistics for June and July Available
Nova Scotia welcomed 1,114,100 visitors from January to July, a one per cent increase compared to the same time last year.

Sherbrooke Village Closed

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

August 22, 2009 2:45 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Sherbrooke Village Closed
Due to anticipated poor weather conditions because of Hurricane Bill, and with the safety of staff and the public in mind, Sherbrooke Village will be closed Sunday Aug. 23.

Chowder Contest Returns to Sherbrooke Village

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

August 17, 2009 1:27 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Chowder Contest Returns to Sherbrooke Village
It is time for the annual Sherbrooke Village showdown to decide who makes the best seafood chowder in the region.

World's Oldest Gopher Tortoise Passes Milestone

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

August 14, 2009 11:43 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--World's Oldest Gopher Tortoise Passes Milestone
Slow and steady is working for Gus, the world's oldest living gopher tortoise, who is celebrating his 87th birthday, Sunday, Aug. 16, from 2:30 pm. to 4:30 p.m., at the Museum of Natural History in Halifax.

Sherbrooke Village Hosts Fundraiser For Lodge That Gives

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

August 12, 2009 12:33 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Sherbrooke Village Hosts Fundraiser For Lodge That Gives
Motorcycles of all types will roll into Sherbrooke Village for a rally in support of the Lodge That Gives in Halifax, Aug. 28-30.

Historic Cemetery Recognized as Provincial Heritage Property

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

August 8, 2009 1:00 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Historic Cemetery Recognized as Provincial Heritage Property
An important piece of local heritage was added to the Registry of Provincial Heritage Properties at a public ceremony in Port Medway, Queens Co., today, Aug. 8. A plaque was unveiled at the Old Port Medway Cemetery to mark its official addition to the registry.

May Tourism Statistics Available

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

August 4, 2009 11:10 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE–-May Tourism Statistics Available
Fewer air travellers and visitors who travel long distances are contributing to a drop in tourism activity to the end of May. Statistics released today, Aug. 4, show that 592,100 people came to Nova Scotia between January and May 2009, a seven per cent decrease compared to the same period in 2008.

Free Admission to Maritime Museum on Natal Day

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

July 30, 2009 10:06 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Free Admission to Maritime Museum on Natal Day
As a way of thanking the community for its support throughout the year, the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic in Halifax is offering free general admission on Natal Day, Monday, Aug. 3.

Museum of Natural History Upcoming Closure

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

July 24, 2009 12:36 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Museum of Natural History Upcoming Closure
The Museum of Natural History will be closed to the public on Monday, July 27, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon due to renovations in the building.

Tall Ships IdentiKit 2009 Now Available

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

July 23, 2009 1:56 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Tall Ships IdentiKit 2009 Now Available
The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic has come to the rescue of photographers having trouble identifying ships in pictures taken during Tall Ships 2009.

Oak Island and Titanic Talks

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

July 22, 2009 11:12 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Oak Island and Titanic Talks
Author and historian Dave Drummond will give lectures on Oak Island and the Titanic at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic in August.

Highland Village August Event Line-Up

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

July 22, 2009 9:27 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Highland Village August Event Line-Up
Nova Scotians and visitors from around the world can experience Gaelic culture at various events happening in August at Highland Village Museum in Iona, Victoria Co. The outdoor living history museum offers a unique opportunity to explore period buildings along with a breathtaking view of the Bras d'Or Lakes.

Cape Breton Named One of the Best Islands in the World to Visit

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

July 17, 2009 3:11 PM

PREMIER'S OFFICE--Cape Breton Named One of the Best Islands in the World to Visit
A signature Nova Scotia visitor experience has been recognized as a top destination internationally.

iLove Nova Scotia Offers Trip of a Lifetime

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

July 10, 2009 10:23 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--iLove Nova Scotia Offers Trip of a Lifetime
The province is inviting residents and visitors to submit videos about what they love most about Nova Scotia for a chance to win a dream vacation.

Appel de candidatures aux prix provinciaux pour les arts

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

July 10, 2009 9:21 AM

TOURISME, CULTURE ET PATRIMOINE--Appel de candidatures aux prix provinciaux pour les arts
La communauté créative et dynamique de la Nouvelle-Écosse est célébrée grâce à plusieurs prix provinciaux bien connus pour les arts et la culture.

Nominations Open for Provincial Arts Prizes, Awards

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

July 10, 2009 9:18 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Nominations Open for Provincial Arts Prizes, Awards
Nova Scotia's vibrant creative community is being celebrated with several well-known provincial arts and culture prizes and awards.

Highland Village Releases July Event Lineup

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

July 7, 2009 9:11 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Highland Village Releases July Event Lineup
The lifestyles of pioneer Gaels in Nova Scotia is highlighted in the Highland Village Museum/An Clachan Gàidhealach event schedule for July.

Highland Village Hosts Gaelic Games for Kids

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

June 30, 2009 12:02 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Highland Village Hosts Gaelic Games for Kids
Friday mornings are fun and educational at Highland Village this summer.

Museum of Industry Welcomes Quilt Exhibit

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

June 30, 2009 11:43 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Museum of Industry Welcomes Quilt Exhibit
Nova Scotians will learn about one of the oldest quilting techniques at an exhibition this summer.

Highland Village Museum Holds Codfish Supper

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

June 29, 2009 10:38 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Highland Village Museum Holds Codfish Supper
Highland Village is getting ready for one of its most popular feasts for the senses.

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