Bluenose II Relaunch - September 29, 2012
Welcome to Lunenburg and the Relaunch of the Bluenose II
Saturday, September 29th
Beginning bright and early, the event will feature the official relaunch of the iconic vessel, musical performances and storytelling for all ages, and an evening firework display on the Lunenburg waterfront. All events are free.
Bluenose II Relaunch
7 am – 9 am
Depending on the level of the tide, the official moment of the relaunch should take place at approximately 8:10 am.
11 am – 2 pm
Located at the Zwicker Wharf on Bluenose Drive, this fun, family-friendly show will feature popular children’s entertainers, Donna and Andy, Razzmatazz, and Makayla. (Please note, the wharf is located half way between the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic and the Dory Shop.)
Afternoon Main Stage
1 pm – 4 pm
Located outside the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic (68 Bluenose Drive), the afternoon show will feature local entertainers, Glimpses and Collage.
Evening Main Stage
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Located outside the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic (68 Bluenose Drive), the evening main stage promises to deliver a night of fabulous music and storytelling.
Hosted by Lunenburg’s own Tom Gallant, the show’s headliners include Alan Doyle of Great Big Sea, Lennie Gallant, Laura Smith and Matt Mays. Other performers include John Gracie, Catherine MacKinnon, Chad Hatcher, Anne Ludlow, Samantha Gracie and the Bridgewater Fire Department Band. Finally, Michael Stanbury will perform The Bluenose Song; a piece he originally wrote and performed for the vessel’s launch in 1963.
This will follow the conclusion of the evening concert.
For the latest up-to-date information, please see the Bluenose II website.
Block Party 2012
LUNENBURG CANADA DAY BLOCK PARTY
THIS SATURDAY JUNE 30TH
NOT TO BE MISSED!
Come out and enjoy the best of life
on King Street in Old Town Lunenburg
Music, Crafts, Art & Entertainment
Fun for the whole family!
2pm - Slow Cooking Cover
3pm - Ian Foster
4pm - The Rhodenizer Family
5pm - Jennah Barry
6pm - Jazzette
The music continues from 7:30pm to 10:00pm
at the Lunenburg Heritage Bandstand with:
Clas Larsson, Ian Foster &
Dr. Weirdbeard's Blue Revue
2:00pm to 10:00pm
Rain location: United Church Hall
Lunenburg Street Festival
LUNENBURG STREET FESTIVAL and ARTWALK
July 13th 2013
Come out and enjoy the best of life on Lunenburg's Main Streets
great food, music, art, street performers, shopping and children's activities
Details to be advertised soon!
24th Annual Nova Scotia Folk Art Festival
August 4th, 2013www.nsfolkartfestival.com
Auction, special exhibits and a great country atmosphere featuring 40 participating folk artists with over 1500 new works offered for sale
Architecturally unique and alive with colour, the fishing port of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia is the perfect setting for the annual Nova Scotia Folk Art Festival! When you bring together forty folk artists and more than 1,500 pieces of new artworks the resulting atmosphere is nothing less than spectacular!
Boxwood Music Festival
July21st - July 27th, 2013
Lunenburg, Nova Scotia becomes the traditional flute playing center of the world during the last week of July each year as top performers, teachers, scholars, makers, students and enthusiasts gather for a week to learn and share. Many of the musical traditions explored at Boxwood typically employ simple-system wooden flutes, but it's not required that you bring one - nor is it necessary for you to even know how to play one!
Lunenburg Festival of Crafts
July 12th, 13th and 14th 2013
The annual Lunenburg Festival of Crafts showcases some of Atlantic Canada's finest artisans and crafts people. This quality arts & crafts show and community festival also features traditional Lunenburg food and great entertainment.
Crafters can contact Robert Black 634 8511 if you wish to take part.
Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival
28th Annual Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival
August 8th to August 11th, 2013
presenting traditional and contemporary folk music that hightlight the
culture and history of Nova Scotia and other North Atlantic regions
through music, dance and other forms of artistic expression. For four full
days from high atop Blockhouse Hill to the Fisheries Museum of the
Atlantic wharf, this historic port is alive with music.
Paint Sea on Site and Silent Auction
20th and 21st July, 2013
Every summer the Lunenburg Art Gallery hosts a wet paint sale called Paint Sea on Site. As many as 70 artists converge on Lunenburg for a two day painting extravaganza.