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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

Ship Arrivals

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 08:00AM–12:00PM

Waterfront

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

Lunenburg

Ship Arrival Commentary

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 08:00AM–12:00PM

Waterfront

Emcee: Hilda Russell
Includes commentary on the vessels and their history, with recorded music on hand

Lunenburg

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic Programming

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 09:30AM–05:30PM

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

Historical and Family Programming at the Museum & Wharf

 

Lunenburg

Children’s Crafts

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 09:30AM–05:30PM

Children's Craft Tent

Children's Craft Tent
Free Tall Ship Themed children's crafts

Lunenburg

Face Painting

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 09:30AM–05:30PM

Children's Craft Tent

Face painting on the wharf

Lunenburg

Boat Modellers Guild RC Schooner Tank

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 09:30AM–05:30PM

Lunenburg Waterfront

Model schooner launches with the Boat Modellers Guild

 

Lunenburg

Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival

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

Waterfront and Town

Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival (August 10-13)

 

Lunenburg

Fish Filleting & Scallop Shucking Demonstrations

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 11:00AM–02:30PM

Demo Shack on the Wharf

Demo Shack on the Wharf
Learn how to fillet a fish or shuck a scallop

 

Lunenburg

Meet CBC Kids' Characters

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 11:00AM–03:00PM

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

Meet CBC Kids' Characters

Meet the CBC Kid's Characters on the Lunenburg Wharf

Lunenburg

Welcome Vessels and Visitors

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 12:00PM–02:00PM

TD Tall Ships Stage

Emcee: Alden Darville
Opening of Lunenburg Tall Ships events, with welcome from the Mayor, and Lunenburg MLA and Tall Ships Mariner's Tribute

Lunenburg

Tall Ships Access

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

Waterfront

Free public access to visiting Tall Ship
Tickets or bracelets not required. Photo ID will be requested on International ships
Public allowed on wharf until 7:00pm

Lunenburg

Taste of Nova Scotia Food Demonstrations

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

TD Tall Ships Stage

Free Food Demonstrations by Taste of Nova Scotia at the TD Tall Ships Stage.

2pm Martin Salvador Salt Shaker Deli, south shore Fish Shack Fleur de Sel

2:30 pm Kate Cox Kae’s Sweet Indulgence

Lunenburg

Mug Up Aboard Theresa E. O'Connor

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

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

Theresa E. O'Connor Tall Ship
Come for a coffee and a snack break aboard a Tall Ship vessel
Reserve spot in the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic Gift Shop, limited space available

 

Lunenburg

Folk Festival Performance

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 03:00PM–05:00PM

TD Tall Ships Stage

Free Folk Festival Performance with Kim Dunn, and Cassie & Maggie MacDonald

Lunenburg

Glimpses Musical Stage Presentation

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

TD Tall Ships Stage

A musical and comedic skit based in historical events in the town, and county of Lunenburg

11August 2017

Lunenburg

Children’s Crafts

Friday, 11 August 2017, 09:30AM–05:30PM

Children's Craft Tent

Children's Craft Tent
Free Tall Ship themed children's crafts

Lunenburg

Face Painting

Friday, 11 August 2017, 09:30AM–05:30PM

Children's Craft Tent

Face painting on the wharf

Lunenburg

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic Programming

Friday, 11 August 2017, 09:30AM–05:30PM

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

Historical and Family Programming at the Museum & Wharf

 

Lunenburg

Boat Modellers Guild RC Schooner Tank

Friday, 11 August 2017, 09:30AM–05:30PM

Lunenburg Waterfront

Model schooner launches with the Boat Modellers Guild

 

Lunenburg

Taste of Nova Scotia Food Demonstrations

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

TD Tall Ships Stage

Free Food Demonstrations by Taste of Nova Scotia at TD Tall Ships Stage.

Desmond Frier-The half Shell Oysters & Seafood at 10am

Lunenburg

Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival

Friday, 11 August 2017, 10:00AM

Waterfront and Town

Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival (August 10-13)

Lunenburg

TD Tall Ships Stage

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

TD Tall Ships Stage

Free TD Tall Ships Stage featuring Razzmatazz and Jacque Surette
10:30AM-11:30AM

 

Lunenburg

Ken Matheson Program Performances

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

TD Tall Ships Stage

Razzmatazz for Kids: Jacque Surette

Lunenburg

Tall Ships Access

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

Lunenburg Waterfront

Free public access to visiting Tall Ships
Tickets or bracelets not required. Photo ID will be requested on International ships
Public allowed on wharf until 7:00pm

Lunenburg

Meet CBC Kids' Characters

Friday, 11 August 2017, 11:00AM–03:00PM

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

Meet CBC Kids' Characters

Meet the CBC Kid's Characters on the Lunenburg Wharf

Lunenburg

Fish Filleting & Scallop Shucking Demonstrations

Friday, 11 August 2017, 11:00AM–02:30PM

Demo Shack on the Wharf

Demo Shack on the Wharf
Learn how to fillet a fish or shuck a scallop

 

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

Sail making Demonstration

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

TD Tall Ships Stage

Michele Stevens
An interactive demonstration on the create of Tall Ships sails

Lunenburg

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic 50th Birthday Celebration

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

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

Emcee: Clary Croft
Presentation on the History of Lunenburg Fisheries of the Museum of the Atlantic
Jim Pittman Award Presentation
Performances by: Clary Croft, with song and folklore, Dory Bungholes, Mady Frelick, Yarmouth Shantymen

Lunenburg

TD Tall Ships Stage: Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic 50th Anniversary Celebrations

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

TD Tall Ships Stage

Free Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic 50th Anniversary Celebrations

TD Tall ships Stage

1:00 pm Clary Croft

1:15 Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic celebrating 50 years presentation

1:30 Dory Bungholes ( Musical entertainment

2:00 Clary: Song & Folk lore

2:15 Mady Frelick ( Musical Entertainment)

2:50 Clary: Song & Folk lore

3:00:Yarmouth Shanty men

Lunenburg

Mug Up Aboard Theresa E. O'Connor

Friday, 11 August 2017, 02:00PM–03:00PM

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

Theresa E. O'Connor Tall Ship Come for a coffee and snack break aboard a Tall Ship vessel. Reserve spot in the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic Gift Shop: limited space

Lunenburg

Taste of Nova Scotia Food Demonstrations

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

TD Tall Ships Stage

Free Food Demonstrations by Taste of Nova Scotia at TD Tall Ships Stage.

TJ Pittman - Son of a Sea Cook

Lunenburg

Ken Matheson Program Performances

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

TD Tall Ships Stage

Hodgepodge

Lunenburg

Lunenburg Dockets Documentary

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

TD Tall Ships Stage

The Bounty

Lunenburg

Fireworks Show

Friday, 11 August 2017, 09:00PM

Lunenburg Waterfront

Waterfront

12August 2017

Lunenburg

International Dory Races

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

Lunenburg Waterfront

Adams & Knuckle Wharf Cheer on our rowers in the 65th International Dorey Races to see who will represent Canada on August 20th, against our American rowers

Lunenburg

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic Programming

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 09:30AM–05:30PM

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

Historical and Family Programming at the Museum & Wharf

Lunenburg

Children's Crafts

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 09:30AM–05:30PM

Children's Craft Tent

Children's Craft Tent
Free Tall Ship themed children's crafts

Lunenburg

Face Painting

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 09:30AM–05:30PM

Children's Craft Tent

Face painting on the wharf

Lunenburg

Boat Modellers Guild RC Schooner Tank

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 09:30AM–05:30PM

Lunenburg Waterfront

Model schooner launches with the Boat Modellers Guild

 

Lunenburg

Molly and the Oak Island Treasure

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

TD Tall Ships Stage

Maritime Marionettes
A Marionette show which feature 13 puppets, about Molly, her boat and Pixie, her fairy friends and their adventure to find buried treasure

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

Belly Dancing Demonstration

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

Lunenburg Waterfront

Oasis Belly Dancing gives belly dancing demonstrations

 

Lunenburg

Fish Filleting

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 11:00AM

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

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

Lunenburg

Aboriginal Presentations

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

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

Emcee: Alden Darville
Ellen Hunt, talk and smudging, Peggy Wentzel, singing and drumming, Youth Interactions

Lunenburg

Meet CBC Kids' Characters

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 11:00AM–03:00PM

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

Meet CBC Kids' Characters

Meet the CBC Kid's Characters on the Lunenburg Wharf

Lunenburg

TD Tall Ships Stage: Indigenous Cultural Presentations

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

TD Tall Ships Stage

Indigenous cultural presentations, smudging, song & Drumming with Ellen Hunt and Peggy Wentzell, 11am

Lunenburg

Fish Filleting & Scallop Shucking Demonstrations

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 11:00AM–02:30PM

Demo Shack on the Wharf

Demo Shack on the Wharf
Learn how to fillet a fish or shuck a scallop

 

Lunenburg

Dance Performance

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

TD Tall Ships Stage

Emcee: Alden Darville
On Tap Dance

Lunenburg

Tall Ships Access

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

Waterfront

Free public access to visiting Tall Ships
Tickers or bracelets not required. Photo ID will be requested on International ships
Public allowed on wharf until 7:00pm

Lunenburg

TD Tall Ships Stage: On Tap

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

TD Tall Ships Stage

On Tap Dance Studio Performance 12noon, TD Tall Ships Stage.

Lunenburg

Taste of Nova Scotia Food Demonstrations

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 01:00PM–03:00PM

TD Tall Ships Stage

Free Food Demonstrations by Taste of Nova Scotia at TD Tall Ships Stage.

Jackie Bennet & Adam Bower, The Grand banker Bar & Grill

Lunenburg

Kick Boxing Demonstrations

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

Bluenose Drive

Zwicker Wharf
Dave's Multisport gives demonstration on Kick Boxing and Boxing

Lunenburg

Mug Up Aboard Theresa E. O'Connor

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 02:00PM–04:00PM

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

Theresa E. O'Connor Tall Ship
Come for a coffee and a snack break aboard a Tall Ship vessel
Reserve spot in the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic Gift Shop, limited space available

Lunenburg

Fishin' for Pickles

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

TD Tall Ships Stage

Jamie Junger
A kids show with music created by Jamie and his five year old daughter

Lunenburg

TD Tall Ships Stage: Musical Performances

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 04:00PM–10:00PM

TD Tall Ships Stage

Free Musical Performances 4:00PM-10:00PM

4:00 -5:00pm Musical performances by Willie Stratton, Hillsburn

6:00 pm Ships depart: Bag Pipe Farewell

7:00 -8:00 pm Mahone bay Swing band

8:00 – 10 pm Joe Murphy

Lunenburg

Folk Festival Performance

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 04:00PM–05:00AM

Waterfront and Town

Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival

Willie Stratton, Hillsburn

Lunenburg

Ship Departure

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 05:00PM–07:00PM

Lunenburg Waterfront

Tall Ships depart the Lunenburg Port with Bag Pipe Farwell

Lunenburg

Bluenose II Evening Sail

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 06:00PM–10:00PM

Lunenburg Waterfront

Tall Ships Harbour Cruise
A fundraiser supporting local Lunenburg County youth sailing scholarships
Includes a performance by Red Moon Road

Lunenburg

Folk Festival Performance

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

Waterfront and Town

Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival

Mahone Bay Swing Band, Joe Murphy

 

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