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Looking for something to do? Check out the events calendar below. There is always something happening in our amazing neighbourhood.

Today until Aug 25

Guild Hall Summer Art Series

The Guild Hall Summer Arts Series is presented through the Town of Shelburne to bring FREE concerts throughout the summer.

Today until Aug 31

Port Medway Readers Festival

The Port Medway Readers’ Festival is a literary festival that takes place in Port Medway, Nova Scotia, during July and August.

Today until Jul 21

Shelburne Founders’ Days

Shelburne Founders’ Days is an annual celebration of the rich history, heritage, culture and people of Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

Today until Jul 27

Boxwood Festival and Workshops

Boxwood presents a full range of immersive sessions with world renowned artists in the realms of traditional folk, early music, and dance.

Jul 22

Nova Scotia Marathon/Half Marathon/Half Marathon and 10K

This race takes place in a rural setting on a secondary road with some rolling hills in Barrington, Nova Scotia.

Jul 23 until Jul 28

South Shore Exhibition

The South Shore Exhibition is the largest agricultural exhibition in Nova Scotia.

Jul 24 until Jul 27

Tomáš Kubínek – Miracle Man

A rip-roaring revival of strong-man stunts, couples-counselling, snake-healings, and mass-hypnosis that leaves the audience dazed, beaming and in love with life once again.

Jul 26 until Jul 27

Harmony Bazaar Festival of Women & Song

The Harmony Bazaar began as a project of the Shelburne County Womens’ Fishnet to provide a stage for female singers and songwriters.

Jul 31 until Aug 03


“Crippled” is a story about love, death, life and redemption. You will laugh, you will cry and you will walk away with a new perspective about life and what matters.

Aug 04

Nova Scotia Folk Art Festival

Folk Art Festival welcomes fifty-plus amazing Nova Scotian folk artists, to the War Memorial Arena in Lunenburg, to share their one-of-a-kind pieces.

Aug 07 until Aug 10

God is a Scottish Drag Queen

God, dressed in a floral power suit, comes down to skewer everything from Justin Bieber to the Pope in an unforgettable two-act comedy of biblical proportions.

Aug 08 until Aug 11

Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival

Get your toes tappin’, grab your camera and get ready for four days of folk music fun for the whole family!

Aug 10

Cape Days

Come explore the most southern tip in Nova Scotia! Cape Sable is home to the Cape Sable Lighthouse, the tallest lighthouse in the Maritimes. This island, located just off of Cape Sable Island is an outdoor adventurer’s paradise!

Aug 14 until Aug 17

Chester Race Week

Chester Race Week is the largest keelboat regatta in Canada and has been presented by the Chester Yacht Club for more than 100 years.

Aug 14 until Aug 18

The Adventures of Pinocchio

The traditional Italian story of a wooden puppet yearning to be a real boy springs to life with inventive and awe-inspiring puppetry. Based on Carlo Collodi’s classic tale, this family musical illuminates the bond between parents and children in a magical performance that is sure to enchant audiences of all ages!

Aug 15 until Aug 18

29th Annual Hank Snow Tribute

The 29th Annual Hank Snow Tribute is set to take place Queens Place Emera Centre.

Aug 16 until Aug 18

Shelburne Kayak Festival

The 8th annual Shelburne Kayak Festival will feature a series of instruction, fun and social activities for new and experienced kayakers.

Aug 21 until Aug 24

Opry Gold

To share the Opry’s history is to share the story of Country Music. Leisa Way and her phenomenally talented Wayward Wind Band have brought audiences many great shows, and this latest concert raises the roof with the hottest country songs from the last few decades!

Aug 24

Woolsock Music Festival

A day of live local music at the Wild Axe Park! Located on the beautiful Barrington River, join us as we gather local musicians to entertain all day and into the evening.

Aug 24 until Aug 25

Canadian National Axe Throwing Championships

The Canadian National Axe Throwing Championship is a high level axe throwing tournament which takes place over two days for prize money and bragging rights.