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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

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Innovator Square

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 12:00AM

VIC Bandstand

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

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Historic Storytelling

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 12:00AM

Start at VIC

Historic Storytelling - throughout town, meet our story tellers. Gain a deeper understanding of our history and how the seas and tides shaped our culture throughout the centuries. Take a free walking tour through town with Gael Tours.

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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 (8:00PM)
Free event

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Artists' Trail

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

Boardwalk

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

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Culinary Pavilion

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

Digby Centre/Marina

Culinary Pavilion - Scallop shucking demonstrations and tastings, craft beers, and local wines
Free event

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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

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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

Innovator Square

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 12:00AM

VIC Bandstand

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

Digby

Historic Storytelling

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 12:00AM

Start at VIC

Historic Storytelling - throughout town, meet our story tellers. Gain a deeper understanding of our history and how the seas and tides shaped our culture throughout the centuries. Take a free walking tour through town with Gael Tours.

Digby

Artists' Trail

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 10:00AM–08:00PM

Boardwalk

Artists' 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–08:00PM

Digby Centre Stage/Marina/Boardwalk/VIC Stand

Musical Rhythms of the Seas – performances by local musicians over three stages. Main stage finale from 5:00PM to 8:00PM with Bob Marshall Mason Street Blues Band and Dulaman (Celtic)
Free event 

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Culinary Pavilion

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 10:00AM–08:00PM

Digby Centre/Marina

Culinary Pavilion - Scallop shucking demonstrations and tastings, craft beers, and local wines
Free event

 

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