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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

10August 2017

Lunenburg

Historical and Family Programming at the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 09:00AM–07:00PM

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

Historical and Family Programming at the Museum & Wharf

 

Lunenburg

Meet CBC Kids' Characters

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 09:00AM–07:00PM

Throughout Festival Site

Meet CBC Kids' Characters

Lunenburg

UNESCO Heritage Architecture Walking Tours

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 10:00AM–09:00PM

Old Town

UNESCO Heritage Architecture Walking Tours
Tours run 10:00AM, 2:00PM, 8:00PM, and 9:00PM

Lunenburg

Tall Ships Arriving

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 10:00AM

Waterfront

Ships arrive in Lunenburg (no visitors on the wharves while tying up)

Lunenburg

Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 10:00AM–11:00PM

Waterfront and Town

Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival (August 10-13)

 

Lunenburg

Children’s Crafts

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 10:30AM–12:00PM

Children's Craft Tent

Free children's crafts (bookmark making)

Lunenburg

Fish Filleting & Scallop Shucking Demos

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 11:00AM

Demo Shack on the Wharf

Fish Filleting & Scallop Shucking Demos
11:00AM and 2:30PM

 

Lunenburg

Tall Ships Access

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 12:00PM–05:00PM

Waterfront

Free public access to visiting Tall Ships
Tickets or bracelets not required. Photo ID may be requested.

Lunenburg

Welcome Vessels and Visitors

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 01:00PM–02:00PM

Tall Ships Stage

Welcome Vessels and Visitors

Lunenburg

Food Demonstrations by Taste of Nova Scotia

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 02:00PM–03:00PM

Tall Ships Stage

Free Food Demonstrations by Taste of Nova Scotia

Lunenburg

Mug Up Aboard Theresa E. O'Connor

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 02:00PM–04:00PM

Theresa E. O'Connor

Mug Up Aboard Theresa E. O'Connor (reserve spot in the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic Gift Shop; limited space)

Lunenburg

Folk Festival Performance

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 03:00PM–04:00PM

Tall Ships Stage

Free Folk Festival Performance with Cassie & Maggie MacDonald/Kim Dunn

Lunenburg

Glimpses Musical Stage Presentation

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 07:00PM–08:30PM

Tall Ships Stage

Glimpses Musical Stage Presentation. Freewill donation.

 

11August 2017

Lunenburg

Historical and Family Programming at the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

Friday, 11 August 2017, 09:00AM–07:00PM

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

Historical and Family Programming at the Museum & Wharf

Lunenburg

Meet CBC Kids' Characters

Friday, 11 August 2017, 09:00AM–07:00PM

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

Meet CBC Kids' Characters

Lunenburg

Tall Ships Access

Friday, 11 August 2017, 10:00AM–05:00PM

Waterfront

Free public access to visiting Tall Ships
Tickets or bracelets not required. Photo ID may be requested.

Lunenburg

Food Demonstrations by Taste of Nova Scotia

Friday, 11 August 2017, 10:00AM–10:30AM

Tall Ships Stage

Free Food Demonstrations by Taste of Nova Scotia

Lunenburg

UNESCO Heritage Architecture Walking Tours

Friday, 11 August 2017, 10:00AM–09:00PM

Old Town

UNESCO Heritage Architecture Walking Tours
10:00AM, 2:00PM, 8:00PM and 9:00PM

Lunenburg

Trot in Time Buggy Rides

Friday, 11 August 2017, 10:00AM–07:00PM

Old Town

Trot in Time Buggy Rides

Lunenburg

Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival

Friday, 11 August 2017, 10:00AM

Waterfront and Town

Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival (August 10-13)

Lunenburg

Boat Modellers Guild RC Tank

Friday, 11 August 2017, 10:00AM–09:00PM

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

Boat Modellers Guild RC Tank

Lunenburg

Ken Matheson Emerging Artists' Stage

Friday, 11 August 2017, 10:30AM–04:00PM

Tall Ships tage

Free Ken Matheson Emerging Artists' Stage featuring Razzmatazz and Jacque Surette
10:30AM-11:15AM and 4:00-4:30PM

 

Lunenburg

Michele Stevens Sail Loft Demonstration

Friday, 11 August 2017, 11:30AM–12:30PM

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

Free Michele Stevens Sail Loft Demonstration

Lunenburg

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic 50th Anniversary Celebrations

Friday, 11 August 2017, 01:00PM–03:30PM

Tall Ships Stage

Free Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic 50th Anniversary Celebrations featuring Clary Croft, The Dory Bungholes, The Yarmouth Shantymen and Maddy Frellick

Lunenburg

Son of a Sea Cook Demonstration

Friday, 11 August 2017, 03:30PM–04:00PM

Tall Ships Stage

Free Son of a Sea Cook Demonstration

Lunenburg

Hodge Podge Musical Presentation

Friday, 11 August 2017, 04:00PM–04:30PM

Tall Ships Stage

Free Hodge Podge Musical Presentation

Lunenburg

Lunenburg Docfest Documentary Film

Friday, 11 August 2017, 07:00PM–09:00PM

Tall Ships Stage

Free Lunenburg Docfest Documentary Film

Lunenburg

Fireworks

Friday, 11 August 2017, 09:00PM

Waterfront

Fireworks

12August 2017

Lunenburg

Historical and Family Programming at the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 09:00AM–07:00PM

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

Historical and Family Programming at the Museum & Wharf

Lunenburg

"Molly and the Oak Island Treasure" Marionnet Show

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 10:00AM–11:00AM

Tall Ships Stage

Free "Molly and the Oak Island Treasure" Marionnet Show

Lunenburg

Tall Ships Access

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 10:00AM–12:00PM

Waterfront

Free public access to visiting Tall Ships
Tickets or bracelets not required. Photo ID may be requested.

Lunenburg

Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 10:00AM

Waterfront and Town

Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival (August 10-13)

Lunenburg

Boat Modellers Guild RC Tank

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 10:00AM–09:00PM

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

Boat Modellers Guild RC Tank

Lunenburg

International Dory Races

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 10:00AM–12:00PM

Waterfront

International Dory Races. Come cheer them on.

Lunenburg

UNESCO Heritage Architecture Walking Tours

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 10:00AM

Old Town

UNESCO Heritage Architecture Walking Tours
Tours run 10:00AM, 2:00PM, 8:00PM, and 9:00PM

Lunenburg

Children's Crafts

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 10:30AM–12:00PM

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

Free Children's Crafts

Lunenburg

Aboriginal Presentations

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 10:45AM–11:45AM

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

Free Aboriginal Presentations

Lunenburg

Musical Performances

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 11:00AM

Tall Ships Stage

Free Musical Performances  featuring Willie Stratton, Hillsboro, Mahone Bay Swing Band and Joe Murphy
11:00AM - Noon, 8:00PM-11:00PM

Lunenburg

Fish Filleting & Scallop Shucking

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 11:00AM

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

Free Fish Filleting & Scallop Shucking
11:00Am-Noon and 2:30PM-3PM

Lunenburg

Dance Presentations (On Tap Dance School)

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 12:00PM–01:00PM

Tall Ships Stage

Free Dance Presentations (On Tap Dance School)

Lunenburg

Celebrity Scallop Shucking Contest

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 01:00PM–02:00PM

Tall Ships Stage

Free Celebrity Scallop Shucking Contest

Lunenburg

Food Demonstrations by Taste of Nova Scotia

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 02:00PM–03:00PM

Tall Ships Stage

Free Food Demonstrations by Taste of Nova Scotia

Lunenburg

Mug Up Aboard Theresa E. O'Connor

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 03:00PM–04:00PM

Theresa E. O'Connor

Mug Up Aboard Theresa E. O'Connor (reserve spot in the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic Gift Shop; limited space)

Lunenburg

"Fishin' for Pickles" Children's Musical Program

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 03:00PM–04:00PM

Tall Ships Stage

Free "Fishin' for Pickles" Children's Musical Program (Jamie Junger)

 

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