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Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site of Canada

Special Events 2014

Special Events by Month
June
July
August
September
October
Community Events
Community Events

Live it up at one of Keji’s special events! Immerse yourself and your family in unique and extraordinary celebrations, special programming, and unforgettable experiences with Parks Canada interpreters, local First Nations peoples, artisans, crafters, musicians, and experts.

June

June 21st - National Aboriginal Day

Join in a celebration of Aboriginal Day at Kejimkujik. Enjoy programming delivered by Parks Canada staff, Acadia First Nation, and All Nations Drum.


July

July 1st - Canada Day

FREE ADMISSION and FREE CUPCAKES - Official launch of 2014 Xplorers program, the Friends of Keji Photo Contest, and the 2014 Interpretation Programs.

July 19th Parks Day – Kejimkujik Storytelling Festival

Celebrate the traditions of storytelling with Kejimkujik. On Parks Day, join in the Kejimkujik Storytelling Festival for a day of activities with storytellers and writers.


August

August 2nd - Kejimkujik Birthday Party

Happy Birthday Kejimkujik! Celebrate Keji’s 45th birthday with free cupcakes and refreshments. Play the Friends of Keji Birthday Game and enter into "Keji's Got Talent".

August 15-17th - Kejimkujik Dark Sky Weekend

Join Parks Canada and the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada and learn more about the stars, planets, constellations, and galaxies in the night sky and catch some of the Perseid Meteor shower!

August 23-24th - Kejimkujik Canoe Festival

Enjoy a fun-filled weekend of canoeing and kayaking demonstrations, clinics, and activities. Presented with Canoe/Kayak Nova Scotia.


September

September 6th – International Observe the Moon Night

Celebrate the moon by observing it and learning about it with Keji Interpreters.


October

October 3rd & 4th - Tepknuset Hunter’s Moon Celebration

Immerse yourself into the spiritual and physical excitement of the hunt when the full moon rises in early October. Presented in partnership with Acadia First Nation and the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada.

Schedule of Special Programming:

Friday, October 3rd

  • 7:00 p.m. at Jake’s Landing “Sunset and Moon Rise Canoe Tour” with Keji Interpreters. Sign-up at the Visitor Centre or by calling (902) 682-2772

Saturday, October 4th

  • 7:00 p.m. at the Amphitheatre at P2 in Jeremy's Bay Campground: Dave Chapman of the RASC and Keji’s own, Donna Morris, will present “Mi’kmaw Moons”, describing the connection between the astronomical cycle of the Moon and natural events through the seasons.


  • 8:30 p.m. at the Sky Circle at P1 in Jeremy’s Bay Campground: “Observe the Moon” drop-in public observing with the Parks Canada telescope, Keji Night Sky Interpreters, and Dave Chapman of the RASC.
  • *Phone 902.682.2772 for more information.

October 10-13th - Thanksgiving Weekend at Kejimkujik

Enjoy the brilliant colours of fall and the annual pumpkin carving contest, haunted hikes, and take a dip at the annual Cold Turkey Swim.



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