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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

14August 2017

Shelburne

Sandy Point Lighthouse Welcome Breakfast

Monday, 14 August 2017, 08:00AM–11:00AM

Sandy Point Lighthouse Community Centre

Sandy Point Lighthouse Welcome Breakfast.  Join us for a kick-off Community breakfast starting at 8am.
$8.00 for Adults and $4.00 12 & under.

 

 

Shelburne

Museums by the Sea - Special Activities

Monday, 14 August 2017, 09:30AM–05:30PM

Shelburne's Historic Waterfront Museums by the Sea, Dock Street

Stop by the Dory Shop Museum for a Tour, drop-in to the County Museum from 11am-3pm for the Lil’ Buccaneers Kids program & activities, visit the Ross-Thomson House for a demonstration of 18th Century living and 3pm learn about Historic Shelburne waterfront on one of their guided walking tours.

Shelburne

Mill Building Historical Information Session

Monday, 14 August 2017, 10:00AM–05:30PM

Mill Building, 9 George Street

Learn about Shelburne’s shipbuilding history of this building with local historians.

Shelburne

Tall Ships Access

Monday, 14 August 2017, 11:00AM–04:00PM

Waterfront

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

Shelburne

Guided Kayak Tours by Candlebox Kayaking

Monday, 14 August 2017, 12:00PM–08:00PM

Shelbune Harbour Yacht Club, 107 Water Street

Join Candlebox Kayaking for a special 2 hour guided kayak tour around the Shelburne Harbour and explore the Tall Ships from the water. Tickets are $55 per person with departures available at 12pm/3pm/6:30pm.

Book your spot today: https://candleboxkayaking.com/bookings

Shelburne

Bee Keeper Demonstration by Chestnut Hill Farms

Monday, 14 August 2017, 12:00PM–01:00PM

Fisherman's Memorial Park, Dock Street, Shelburne Waterfront

Come find out all about Honey Bees from head Bee Keeper Greg Sutcliffe from Chestnut Hill Farm in this informative experience.

 

Shelburne

Shelburne Longboat Row and Ride

Monday, 14 August 2017, 01:00PM–04:00PM

Shelburne Harbour Yacht Club, 107 Water Street

Go for a row or a ride in replica 18th Century wooden Longboat with the Shelburne Longboat Society. Rides are free, but donations are always welcome.

Shelburne

Live Music performance by Greg Samek

Monday, 14 August 2017, 01:00PM–02:00PM

Shelburne Guild Hall, 11 Maiden Lane

High energy Percussionist Greg Samek from Vancouver, BC brings his musical talents to our Guild Hall stage for a special interactive performance.

Shelburne

Darren Hudson’s Wild Axe Productions Lumberjack Show and Axe Throwing Demonstration area

Monday, 14 August 2017, 02:00PM–04:00PM

Bill Norman Park, Dock Street, Shelburne Waterfront

Darren and his team deliver a dynamic display of history, education, athleticism and audience participation as they display the six lumber jack sports disciplines in this AXEciting show for all ages. Also, come and try your hand at Axe Throwing in their booth from 12pm to 5pm.

Shelburne

Live Music performance by the Jazz Dabblers

Monday, 14 August 2017, 05:00PM–07:00PM

Shelburne Guild Hall, 11 Maiden Lane

Enjoy the sounds of Cheryl and Auri of The Jazz Dabblers at the new Shelburne Guild Hall as they play a variety of classical jazz, swing and Latin music from the 30’s and beyond.

Shelburne

Outdoor Lobster Supper

Monday, 14 August 2017, 05:00PM–07:00PM

Shelburne Guild Hall, 11 Maiden Lane

Join us for an outdoor community Lobster Supper at the Guild Hall. Your $20 per person ticket includes a whole steamed lobster with butter, coleslaw, potato salad, drink, locally sourced seasonal dessert and festive lobster bib.

Note: This is a ticketed event with a maximum no. of tickets available. Two sittings will take at 5pm and 6pm. Outdoor seating is limited and not reserved. A limited number of tickets will be available the day of the event.

Tickets can be purchased through the Town of Shelburne in person or online by credit card and selecting the Tall Ships Lobster Supper payment option at:
http://www.townofshelburne.plastiq.com

Tickets can be picked up at the Waterfront Tall Ships Information booth on August 14th or at the Town Office  (168 Water Street) during regular office hours prior to the day’s event.

Shelburne

Fireworks on the Waterfront

Monday, 14 August 2017, 10:00PM

Shelburne Waterfront

Fireworks on the Waterfront

15August 2017

Shelburne

Museums by the Sea - Special Activities

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 09:30AM–05:30PM

Shelburne's Historic Waterfront Museums by the Sea, Dock Street

Stop by the Dory Shop Museum for a Tour, drop-in to the County Museum from 11am-3pm for the Lil’ Buccaneers Kids program & activities, visit the Ross-Thomson House for a demonstration of 18th Century living and 3pm learn about Historic Shelburne waterfront on one of their guided walking tours.

Shelburne

Children's Activities

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 10:00AM–03:00PM

TBD

Children's Activities

Shelburne

Mill Building Historical Information Session

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 10:00AM–05:30PM

Mill Building, 9 George Street

Learn about Shelburne’s shipbuilding history of this building with local historians.

Shelburne

Tall Ships Access

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 11:00AM–04:00PM

Shelbune Marine Terminal and Town Dock

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

Shelburne

Guided Kayak Tours by Candlebox Kayaking

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 12:00PM–08:00PM

Shelburne Habour Yacht Club, 107 Water Street

Join Candlebox Kayaking for a special 2 hour guided kayak tour around the Shelburne Harbour and explore the Tall Ships from the water. Tickets are $55 per person with departures available at 12pm/3pm/6:30pm.

Book your spot today: https://candleboxkayaking.com/bookings

Shelburne

Seafood Chowder and Craft Beer Tasting Event

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 12:00PM–02:00PM

Live music, the unveiling of a new specially created ale from Boxing Rock Brewing Company and an opportunity to sample some of the South Shore’s best seafood chowder are on tap for this event. Free sampling while supplies last.

Shelburne

Bee Keeper Demonstration by Chestnut Hill Farms

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 12:00PM–01:00PM

Fisherman's Memorial Park, Dock Street, Shelburne Waterfront

Come find out all about Honey Bees from head Bee Keeper Greg Sutcliffe from Chestnut Hill Farm in this informative experience.

 

Shelburne

Shelburne Longboat Row and Ride

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 01:00PM–04:00PM

Shelburne Harbour Yacht Club, 107 Water Street

Go for a row or a ride in replica 18th Century wooden Longboat with the Shelburne Longboat Society. Rides are free, but donations are always welcome.

Shelburne

Live Music performance by Naming the Twins

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 03:00PM–04:30PM

Shelburne Guild Hall, 11 Maiden Lane

Come out and listen to the Shelburne based harmony oriented singing duo of Robbie Smith and Kathleen Glauser with their entertaining brand of folk music.

Shelburne

Tall Ships Farwell

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 04:30PM–05:00PM

Shelbune Marine Terminal, 95 Water Street

Watch as the visiting Tall Ships leave the Shelburne harbour with musical accompaniment.

 

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