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The Event Schedule

This summer during Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta, Nova Scotia's host ports will be alive with events and activities for families, foodies, music and theatre fans, history buffs, parade lovers and those who just love to experience something new. Search our event calendar by port or date to start planning your summer adventure now.

August

15August 2017

Digby

Musical Rhythms of the Seas

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 10:00AM–10:00PM

Digby Centre Stage/Marina/Boardwalk/VIC Stand

Musical Rhythms of the Seas – performances by local musicians over two days and three stages; finale with Dave Gunning and Allie Bennett (8:20PM)
Free event

Here is a pdf of the concert schedule.

Digby

Artisan Trail

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 10:00AM–08:00PM

Boardwalk

Artisan Trail - watch rugs being hooked, jewelry being made, artists painting, Mi'kmaq baskets made and ongoing demos
Free event

Digby

Culinary Pavilion

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 10:00AM–08:00PM

Digby Centre/Marina

Culinary Pavilion - Local wine and spirit tastings, scallops, Syrian foods and Digby paleo.
Free event

Digby

Innovator Square

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 10:00AM–08:00PM

VIC Bandstand

Innovator Square - learn about tidal energy developments, discover locally built innovative beehives, or learn about our lobster fishery
Free event

Digby

Stones, Steeples and Ships Walking Tour

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 10:00AM

Start at VIC

Take a free Stones, Steeples and Ships walking tour through town with Gael Tours. Meet next to the Digby Visitor Information Centre at 9.45 am or 1.45 pm. Admiral Digby will welcome you.

Digby

Founders Picnic

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 11:00AM–02:00PM

Admiral Digby Museum

Founders Picnic at the Admiral Digby Museum. Old fashioned fun games. Reg Hazelton, longtime fishermen, will be onsite storytelling.
Free event

Digby

Tall Ships Access

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 04:00PM–08:00PM

Waterfront

Free public access to visiting Tall Ships (approximately 4PM-8PM with tides)
Tickets or bracelets not required. Photo ID may be requested.

16August 2017

Digby

Artisan Trail

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 10:00AM–05:00PM

Boardwalk

Artisan Trail - watch rugs being hooked, jewelry being made, artists painting, Mi'kmaq baskets made and ongoing demos
Free event

Digby

Musical Rhythms of the Seas

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 10:00AM–05:00PM

Digby Centre Stage/Marina/Boardwalk/VIC Stand

Musical Rhythms of the Seas – performances by local musicians over three stages.

Free event

Here is the pdf of the complete musical schedule.

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Digby

Culinary Pavilion

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 10:00AM–05:00PM

Digby Centre/Marina

Culinary Pavilion - Local beer, wine and spirit tastings, scallops, dulse and Digby Chicks.
Free event

Digby

Innovator Square

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 10:00AM–05:00PM

VIC Bandstand

Innovator Square - learn about tidal energy developments, discover locally built innovative beehives, or learn about our lobster fishery
Free event

Digby

Stones, Steeples and Ships Walking Tour

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 10:00AM

Start at VIC

Take a free Stones, Steeples and Ships walking tour through town with Gael Tours. Meet next to the Digby Visitor Information Centre at 9.45 am or 1.45 pm. Admiral Digby will welcome you.

 

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