August in Shelburne County

August events in Shelburne County

August 2014

Queen of Hearts Dory Club Fun Night

Try your hand at rowing a traditional Nova Scotian dory every Tuesday night at the
Cape Sable Island Causeway. A great hands on experience!


Every Friday at the Seacaps Memorial Park, Lockeport
2PM -6PM

Every Saturday at Guild Hall on Shelburne’s Historic Waterfront
June 2 – October – 9AM to 1PM

Wednesday NIght Kitchen Party
Wood’s Harbour Community Centre
Every other Wednesday at 7PM.
August, 2013
Great night of Entertainment for the whole family!

Community Breakfasts

 1st & 3rd Saturday each month – Sandy Point Lighthouse Community Centre – 8AM-11AM

2nd Saturday each month – Birchtown Community Centre – 8AM-11AM

Last Saturday each month – Albert Lodge, #156 Water Street, Shelburne – 8AM-11AM

1st Sunday each month – Shelburne Lions Club – 8AM-11AM

2nd Sunday each month – Jordan Fire Hall – 8AM-11AM

3rd Sunday each month – Wood’s Harbour Community Centre – 7AM-11AM

Last Sunday each month – North East Harbour Fire Hall – 8AM-11AM

Last Sunday each month – Ohio Fire Department – 8AM-11AM


August 2-3 – Show & Shine – Barrington Ball Field

August 2 – 6th Annual Shelburne Street Dance
9PM – 1AM – Water Street, Shelburne (between King and John Street)

August 3 – JRB Friends Remembering Friends Golf Tournament & Auction – River Hills Golf & Country Club – Must pre-register by calling 637-2415. Three major Hole-In-One prizes to be won.

August 7-8, 2014

Shag Harbour, NS
A festival of events themed around the 1967 UFO crash in Shag Harbour, Nova Scotia.  This incident is the only UFO crash recorded and recognized by the
Canadian Government.
Come explore our museum, take a boat ride to the crash site, talk to locals who witnessed this event, take in a Lobster Dinner and  enjoy
the variety show.

August 6-9 – Shelburne County Exhibition – Shelburne Exhibition Grounds

August 8-10, 2014
Lockeport, NS

Join us at the 20th Annual Lockeport Sea Derby.  The longest running sea derby in Nova Scotia! Enjoy a weekend of fun filled events and watch in excitment as the “catch of the day” is brought in and weighed and measured.  Prizes awarded for the biggest shark, groundfish and mackeral.
Check us out here!

August 10 – Fireball Golf Classic – Women - River Hills Golf & Country Club

August 15 – 17 – Barrington Municipal Exhibition – Barrington Exhibition Grounds 

August 15-17, 2014
Islands Park, Shelburne, NS

Join us at the 2nd Annual Shelburne Kayak Festival.  a festival that truly celebrates
getting people paddling – takes place from August 16-18th on the
waters of beautiful Shelburne Harbour.  A unique festival featuring
workshops, social events, and guided trips that are affordable and fun
for the whole family.  The festival is open to everyone; even if
you’ve never paddled before, this is a great chance to try it out! Or
if you are an experienced paddled there are courses and workshops for
all levels.  Register by August 9th.  “We had so much fun last year; we’re
doing it again and inviting all of Nova Scotia to come celebrate
Shelburne’s paddle perfect waters.”

August 22-24 – PIRATE RENDEZVOUS – Shelburne, NS – events and fun all weekend long!

August 23 – Mike Elliott Returns – Osprey Arts Centre, Shelburne – 8PM




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