Where & When
Calendar of Events during the 2011 International Gathering Year

Please take the time to see what events we having coming up during the 2011 Gathering.

While we conduct due diligence to ensure accuracy, the events and information listed below are subject to change or cancellation without notice. Whenever possible, timely notice will be given.

Neither the IGC-2011 Organizing Committee nor the FSCNS accept liability or responsibility for any of the activities listed, nor for participants to the events.

Should you have any questions or wish to add an event, please email info@igc2011.ca or visit www.igc2011.ca.

Updated: May 9th, 2011. (1530 hours)

APRIL 2011

Date: April 29th
Time: 7 p.m.
Event: Scots Heritage & Music Evening
Location: Beacon United Church, 25 Beacon St., Yarmouth
Contact: John Fyfe, 902-742-8976

Date: April 30th
Time: 7 p.m.
Event: Latha Cuimhneachadh nam Bard (Re: Allan “the Ridge” MacDonald)
Location: St. F.X., Antigonish
Contact: Dept Celtic Studies, 902-867-2300, mnewton@stfx.ca

MAY 2011

Date: May 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th
Time: 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Event: "Scots Wha Hae" Evening
Location: 405 Main St., Yarmouth
Contact: Bernie Firth, 902-742-4095

Date: May 14th
Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Event: Fèis An Dùin (Gaelic Fest)
Location: Citadel High School, Halifax
Contact: Melissa Shaw or Beth Anne MacEachen, 902-491-4444, gaelic@staff.ednet.ns.ca

Date: May 14th
Time: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Event: Clan MacLean Atlantic SGM
Location: 36 Arthur St., Forrester Hall, Room 226, Truro
Contact: George MacLean, 902-864-0518, caper52@eastlink.ca

Date: May 14th
Time: 8 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Event: Dartmouth Dist. Pipes Band Fundraiser and Silent Auction
Location: Garrison Brewing, 1149 Marginal Rd., Halifax. Tickets: $25 pp.
Contact: Arlene White, 902-462-8890, arlenewhite@eastlink.ca

Date: May 21st
Time: 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Event: Clan Ramsay Association AGM
Location: 46 Main St., Stewiacke
Contact: Wayne Turner, 902-864-9683, w.turner@ns.sympatico.ca

Date: May 21st
Time: 1 p.m.
Event: Hector Grand Re-Opening
Location: Heritage Quay, Pictou
Contact: Darlene MacDonald, 902-485-4371. URL: www.shiphector.ca

Date: May 21st and May 29th
Time: N/A. 30-45 minutes, as required
Event: Scotland’s Living History with James Finnie (21st “Speed Bonnie Boat”, 29th “Braveheart: the Man, the Myth, the Truth)
Location: Sugar Moon Farm, Alex MacDonald Road, Earltown
Contact: Quita Gray, 1-866-81-MAPLE. URL: www.sugarmoon.ca

Date: May 27th
Time: 7 p.m.
Event: Scottish Heritage Evening
Location: 25 Beacon St., Yarmouth
Contact: John Fyfe, 902-742-8976

Date: May 28th
Time: All Day (RSVP by May 22nd)
Event: An Là Mór (Gaelic Gathering)
Location: Port Hawkesbury
Contact: Caroline Cameron, 902-258-5768, comhairlenagaidhlig@gmail.com

Date: May 29th
Time: 11 a.m.
Event: Kirkin' o' the Tartans
Location: 27 Parade St., Yarmouth
Contact: Bernie Firth, 902-742-4095

JUNE 2011

Date: June 5th
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Event: Clan Lamont Memorial Service
Location: Fultz House, Lower Sackville
Contact: Jean Watson, 902-864-1994
URL: www.clanlamont.ca

Date: June 5th
Time: 2 p.m.
Event: Clan Donald Kirkin' Ceremony
Location: Covenanter Church, 1989 Grand Pré Road, Grand Pré
Contact: Barry MacDonald, 902-678-7669, bmacdonald@scotsns.ca

Date: June 11th
Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Event: United Council of Scots in Atlantic Canada Spring General Meeting
Location: Charlottetown, PEI
Contact: Dan Taylor, 506-457-0310, info@scotsatlantic.ca

Date: June 18th
Time: 7 p.m.
Event: Highland Dance Extravaganza
Sponsors: MacKenzie School of Dance
Location: Mariner's Centre, Yarmouth
Contact: Michelle MacKenzie, 902-742-3797 or Bernie Firth, 902-742-4095

Date: June 24th
Time: 1 p.m.
Event: IGC Kilted Golf Tournament, Texas Scramble, $80 per team, meal included. Prizes for wearing the Tartan.
Location: Annapolis Royal Golf Club
Contact: Jacqui Shepherd, 902-532-2064, info@annapolisroyalgolf.com
URL: www.annapolisroyalgolf.com

Date: June 24th
Time: 7 p.m.
Event: Heritage: Bannockburn (1314)
Location: 25 Beacon Street, Yarmouth
Contact: John Fyfe, 902-742-8976

Date: June 25th
Event: 1st Annual Tartan Foot Race
Location: Annapolis Royal
Status Alert: Canceled (4/29/11)

Date: June 25th
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Event: IGC Scottish Street Parade
Location: Sinclair Inn, Lower St. George, Annapolis Royal
Contact: Jean Watson, 902-864-1994

Date: June 25th
Time: 11:45 a.m. ($10 pp. suggested)
Event: Symposium on Charles Fort
Location: RCL #21 Port Royal Branch, 66 Victoria Street, Annapolis Royal
Contact: Jamie MacLeod, 902-532-5196 (RCL) or Donna Butler, dlbutler@scotns.ca

Date: June 25th
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Event: Heritage & Cultural Activities
Location: Fort Anne Natl. Hist. Site
Contact: Donna Lee Butler, dlbutler@scotsns.ca or Lillian Stewart, 902-532-2321, lillian.stewart@pc.gc.ca

Date: June 25th
Time: 7 p.m.
Event: "Ciad Mile Fàilte" Reception
Location: Historic Gardens, Annapolis Royal (pay event, approx. $20 pp.)
Contact: Trish Fry, 902-532-7018, admin@historicgardens.com
URL: www.historicgardens.com

Date: June 26th
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Event: Kirkin' o' the Tartans
Location: St. Luke's Church, 346 St. George St., Annapolis Royal
Contact: Donna Lee Butler, dlbutler@scotsns.ca

Date: June 26th
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Event: Tree-Planting Ceremony
Location: O'Dell House Museum, 136 St. George St., Annapolis Royal
Contact: Ryan Scranton, 902-532-7754, historic@ns.aliantzinc.ca

Date: June 29th to July 2nd
Time: N/A (5 days)
Event: The Celts in the Americas, 2011
Location: St. F.X., Antigonish
Contact: Dr. Michael Newton, 902-867-2300, mnewton@stfx.ca

JULY 2011

Date: July 1st
Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Event: 60th Pugwash Gathering of the Clans Festival & Regatta
Location: Waterfront, Pugwash
Contact: Lisa Betts, 902-243-2946, pugwashgoc@gmail.com

Date: July 3rd to 7th
Time: N/A
Event: ScotDance Canada National Dancing Championship Series
Location: Keating Centre, Antigonish
Contact: Brenda MacKay, 902-396-6975, sdccs2011@bellaliant.net or Janice MacQuarrie, 902-863-6376

Date: July 4th to 8th
Time: N/A (5 days)
Event: FSCNS Art Show
Location: Main Street, Antigonish
Contact: Jerry MacGillivray, 902-863-3749

Date: July 5th
Time: T.B.A.
Event: Clan Chisholm AGM
Location: Community Hall, 2752 Ohio East Road, St. Andrew's (Antigonish)
Contact: Loyola MacDonald, 902-863-2872

Date: July 8th
Time: 11:30 a..m.
Event: Clan’s Day (Mayor's Reception)
Location: Halifax City Hall, Halifax
Contact: Jean Watson, 902-864-1994, jwatson@scotsns.ca

Date: July 8th
Time: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Event: Clans Night in HRM with the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo
Location: Metro Centre, Halifax
Contact: Jean Watson, 902-864-1994
Tickets: Box Office, 902-451-1221
URL: www.nstattoo.ca

Date: July 8th, 9th and 10th
Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Clans Day)
Event: Antigonish Highland Games
Location: Columbus Field, Antigonish
Contact: Fiona MacLean, 902-863-2233, fmaclean@scotsns.ca
AHGSF Office, 902-863-4275

URL: www.antigonishhighlandgames.ca

IGC Event: Friday Evening Program
Time: 6 p.m. (Main Stage)
Location: Columbus Field, Antigonish

IGC Event: Friday Evening Ceilidh
Time: 8 p.m. (Beverage Tent)
Location: Columbus Field, Antigonish

IGC Event: Highland Games Parade
Time: 9 a.m.
Location: Parade Route, Antigonish
Contact: Danny Gillis, 902-863-4275

IGC Event: Clan Lamont Gathering
Contact: Jean Watson, 902-864-1994, jwatson@scotsns.ca

IGC Event: Clan Graham Gathering
Contact: Ivan Graham, 902-826-2143, igraham@accesswave.ca

IGC Event: Clan Sutherland Gathering
Contact: Mary Beth Sutherland, 902-351-3355, marybethrj@hotmail.com

Date: July 16th and 17th
Time: N/A (2 days)
Event: Gaelic/Scottish Heritage Days
Location: Sherbrooke Village Museum
Contact: Lynne Hayne, 902-522-2974, haynelm@gov.ns.ca
URL: www.museum.gov.ns.ca/sv

Date: July 17th (RESCHEDULED UNTIL AUTUMN)
Time: 2 p.m. (pay event, $30)
Event: Tartan Fashion Show featuring Veronica MacIsaac
Location: Halifax City Club, Halifax
Contact: Jean Watson, 902-864-1994 or Halifax Club Office, 902-423-8460
URL: www.halifaxclub.ns.ca

Date: July 22nd and 23rd
Time: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. (both days)
Event: FSCNS Art Show & Tea ($10)
Location: St. Matthew's United Church, 1479 Barrington St., Halifax
Sponsors: The Scots
Contact: Jean Watson, 902-864-1994, jwatson@scotsns.ca

Date: July 23rd
Time: 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Event: Gaelic Made Simple
Location: Isaak Walton Killam Library, 405 Main St., Yarmouth
Contact: John Fyfe, 902-742-8976 or Bernie Firth 902-742-4095
URL: www.westerncounties.ca

Date: July 24th
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Event: Closing Ceremonies
Location: St. Matthew's United Church, 1479 Barrington St., Halifax
Sponsors: The Scots
Contact: Tom Wallace, 902-252-2653, twallace@scotsns.ca
URL: www.stmatts.ns.ca

Date: July 30th
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Event: Open Air Scottish Concert & Ceilidh (potluck)
Location: T.B.A.
Contact: John Fyfe, 902-742-8976

Date: July 30th to August 1st
Time: N/A (3 days)
Event: Clan Wallace Reunion
Location: South Side Boularderie, CB
Contact: Jeanne Wallace Douglas, 902-542-9395, ijdouglas@hotmail.com

Date: July 31st
Time: T.B.A.
Event: 55th Annual Broad Cove Scottish Concert
Location: St. Margaret's of Scotland Church, Broad Cove (Inverness)
Contact: Parish Office, 902-258-2462
URL: www.invernessco.com/ceilidhs

AUGUST 2011

Date: August 4th to 7th
Time: N/A (3 days)
Event: Festival of the Tartans
Location: Tartan Field, New Glasgow
Contact: Field Office, 902-752-4800
URL: www.festivalofthetartans.ca

Date: August 5th
Time: 2 p.m. to 8 p.m./9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Event: Clan MacNeil Gathering (Youth Concert, Dinner & Dance)
Location: Fire Hall, Christmas Island
Sponsors: Clan MacNeil (Atlantic Prov)
Contact: Mike MacNeil, 902-622-2109 or Dolena MacKinnon, 902-622-2254

Date: August 5th and 6th
Time: N/A (2 days)
Event: Pioneer's Dinner (Friday, 6 p.m.)
Event: Scottish Gathering (Saturday)
Location: Sugar Moon Farm, 221 Alex MacDonald Rd., Earltown
Contact: Fran Sutherland, fsutherland@scotns.ca or Quita Gray, info@sugarmoon.ca
URL: www.sugarmoon.ca

Date: August 6th
Time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Event: Festival of the Tartans (Games)
Location: Tartan Field, New Glasgow
Contact: Field Office, 902-752-4800 or Troy MacCulloch, tmacculloch@scotsns.ca
URL: www.festivalofthetartans.ca

Date: August 6th
Time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Event: 50th Highland Village Concert
Location: Highland Village, Iona
Contact: Rodney Chaisson, 1-866-442-3542, chaissrs@gov.ns.ca
URL: www.museum.gov.ns.ca/hv

Date: August 7th
Time: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Event: Clan Cameron Gathering (Picnic)
Location: Loch Broom Church, Pictou
Contact: John Cameron, 403-867-2832, john.cameron@mnp.ca
URL: www.clan-cameron.org

Date: August 7th
Time: 11 a.m.
Event: Kirkin' o' the Tartans
Location: St. Andrew's Church, Mountain Road, New Glasgow
Contact: Troy MacCulloch
URL: www.festivalofthetartans.ca

Date: August 13th and 14th
Time: N/A (2 days)
Event: Clan Ramsay Family Camping & Potluck Gathering
Location: 691 Brooklyn Rd., Middleton
Contact: Elsie Turner, 902-864-9683, eturner@scotsns.ca
URL: www.clanramsayofns.org

Date: August 14th
Time: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Event: Log-Cabin Church Ceremony
Location: Loch Broom Church, Pictou
Contact: Mary Beth Sutherland, 902-351-3355, marybethrj@hotmail.com

Date: August 14th
Time: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Event: The Hector Festival
Location: Heritage Quay, Pictou
Contact: Office, 902-485-4371
URL: www.townofpictou.ca

Date: August 16th
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Event: FSCNS Tartan Tea & Social
Location: Fultz House, 33 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville
Contact: Tom Wallace, 902-252-2653

SEPTEMBER 2011

Date: September 10th
Time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Event: Pioneer Days
Location: Highland Village, Iona
Contact: Rodney Chaisson, 1-866-442-3542, chaissrs@gov.ns.ca
URL: www.museum.gov.ns.ca/hv

Date: September 12th
Time: 11 a.m.
Event: Nova Scotia Charter Day, 390th
Location: Fort Anne Natl. Hist. Site
Contact: Lillian Stewart, 902-532-2321, lillian.stewart@pc.gc.ca
URL: www.pc.gc.ca

Date: September 25th
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Event: Kirkin' o’ the Tartans
Location: First United Church, Truro
Contact: Merle Chisholm, 902-897-4165, merlechisholm@ns.sympatico.ca

Date: September 30th
Time: 7 p.m. to 7:40 p.m.
Event: Scottish Heritage Evening
Location: Beacon United Church, 25 Beacon Street, Yarmouth
Contact: Bernie Firth, 902-742-4095

OCTOBER 2011

Date: October 1st
Time: 5:30 p.m for 6:30 p.m.
Event: FSCNS Scottish Dinner-Dance
Location: B-W Glengarry Inn, Truro
Contact: Frank Logan, flogan@scotsns.ca or Tom Wallace, 902-252-2653, twallace@scotsns.ca

Date: October 7th to 15th
Time: N/A (9 days)
Event: Celtic Colours Intl.. Festival
Location: All over Cape Breton
Contact: Office, 1-877-285-2321, info@celtic-colours.com
URL: www.celtic-colours.com

Date: October 15th
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Event: Farewell Ceilidh (IGC Finale)
Location: Highland Village, 4119 Highway 223, Iona, Cape Breton
Sponsors: Clan MacNeil (Atlantic Prov)
Contact: Mike MacNeil, 902-622-2109 or Dolena MacKinnon, 902-622-2254
URL: www.museum.gov.ns.ca/hv

NOVEMBER 2011

Date: November 5th
Time: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Event: FSCNS Annual General Meeting and Election of Officers (2011-2012)
Location: Knox Hall, Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville. Dinner at Tom’s Restaurant at 11:30. RSVP.
URL: www.scotsns.ca
 

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