News releases from Nova Scotia Museum (Page 1)

Last Weekend for LEGO Display at Maritime Museum

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The last chance for visitors to enjoy LEGO: City by the Sea, the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic's whimsical LEGO town is Saturday, Feb. 9 and Sunday, Feb. 10.

Maritime Museum Celebrates 26th Anniversary

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The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic will celebrate its 26th anniversary on the Halifax waterfront on Sunday, Jan. 20.

Old Fashioned Christmas Gets Bigger and Better

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The 2007 edition of Old Fashioned Christmas at Sherbrooke Village in Sherbrooke has proven to be the most successful ever. This year's event eclipsed last year's record numbers of 6,800 people by more than 1,000 people as attendance increased by more than 23 per cent.

Uniacke Estate Museum Park Closing Trails for Cleanup

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Uniacke Estate Museum Park has temporarily closed all seven of its walking trails for cleanup caused by tropical storm Noel. The trails will remain closed until further notice.

Maritime Museum Commemorates Halifax Explosion

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In commemoration of the 90th Anniversary of the Halifax Explosion, the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic has planned two special events meant to further the public's knowledge of this historic event.

Maritime Museum Partners to Light Sambro Lens

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The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic and the Nova Scotia Lighthouse Preservation Society plan to shed some light on a recent topic of public debate.

Highland Village Celebrates Old-time Scottish Christmas

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The Highland Village Museum will celebrate Christmas in the spirit of the Gaelic past with Céilidh Na Nollaig (The Christmas Visit). An open house hosted by costumed animators will take place on Saturday, Dec. 1, and Sunday, Dec. 2, from noon to 4 p.m.

First Phase of Historical Restoration Complete

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The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic held a ceremony today, Nov. 14, to celebrate the completion of the first phase of work in the restoration of a significant Nova Scotian sail boat.

Sherbrooke Old Fashioned Christmas Improves Visitor Experiences

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The twelfth annual Old Fashioned Christmas at Sherbrooke Village will feature tried and true programming along with a number of innovations designed to improve the visitor experience.

Gaelic Language Workshop

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Highland Village Museum will hold a Gaelic language workshop or Cainnt's Cànan on Saturday, Nov. 17, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Instructor will be Jim Watson, manager of interpretation at Highland Village.

Last Chance to Visit Pirates: Myth and Reality

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Since opening this past June, nearly 128,000 people have experienced Pirates: Myth and Reality, the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic's dynamic exhibit about pirate fact and fiction.

Island Hopping and What Bird Needs a Wig?

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Keep the kids busy at the Museum of Natural History on Friday, Oct. 26, during the school in-service day.

Highland Village Celebrates Gaelic Halloween

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Prepare to be thrilled and chilled as the Highland Village Museum celebrates Oidhche Shamhna, a three-evening Halloween event to be held on Oct. 25-27 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Sherbrooke Village Showcases a Different Hue of Celtic Colour

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Sherbrooke Village will be featuring another colourful aspect of Celtic culture on Sunday, Oct. 14, when Flora MacDonald, from Carinish, North Uist, of the Scottish Western Isles, will present a natural dye workshop.

Highland Village Hosts Array of Special Events in October

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Gaelic art and music shows, a Scottish documentary filmed in Cape Breton, closing ceremonies for the International Gathering of the Clans and special-effects Halloween tours are just of few of the highlights of an exciting October schedule at Highland Village.

Highland Village Presents Peter Rankin Exhibition

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An exhibition of drawings and paintings inspired by the traditional lifestyles, stories and scenes of Gaelic Cape Breton is being held at Highland Village.

Highland Village Pioneer Day Accents Family Fun

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From paintings to slide shows and quilt and candle making, the Pioneer Day celebration at Highland Village is aiming to entertain families in the Gaelic tradition.

Road to Celtic Colours Music Camp

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Sherbrooke Village will set the stage for Cape Breton's Celtic Colours Festival with a celebration of music and sharing at the Road to Celtic Colours music camp and ceilidh

Highland Village Museum Holds Codfish Supper

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Tasty treats and unforgettable sights will headline another exciting weekend at Highland Village Museum.

Sherbrooke Serves Up the Best Chowder

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Folks around Sherbrooke know that nothing beats a bowl of steaming hot seafood chowder. But who makes the best chowder in the community? Which restaurant makes the best chowder in the Antigonish-Eastern Shore tourism area?