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  • Canada Day Celebrations at Fort Anne & Port-Royal

    Culture and entertainment Food and drink History
    Time: 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Location(s): Port-Royal National Historic Site

    Celebrate Canada’s birthday with FREE admission to both National Historic Sites in the Annapolis Royall area. Begin your day at Fort Anne and engage all your senses - sing “O Canada” as you proudly watch the flag raised at Town Hall; join Parks Canada’s mascot, Parka, in the procession to the fort; savour a piece of cake; set out your blanket for a picnic and enjoy the musical entertainment. Or head over to Port-Royal for more music and cake in the afternoon. A fun-filled day for whole family starting at 12 noon - 3:00 p.m. at Fort Anne, and 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Port-Royal.

  • Traditional Music on Thursdays at Port-Royal

    Culture and entertainment History
    Trish Fry.
    Time: 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Location(s): Port-Royal National Historic Site

    If you enjoy traditional music, mark these four special Thursdays on your calendar this summer! Enjoy talented entertainers in a special series of traditional music featuring local musicians. Clap your hands, tap your feet and listen to the fine singers and musicians from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. each day. 

  • Mi’kmaw Culture Day at Port-Royal

    Culture and entertainment History Nature
    Time: 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
    Location(s): Port-Royal National Historic Site

    Come and experience the history and traditions of the Mi’kmaq, a culture that has been here for thousands of years. Starting at 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., sing a Mi’kmaw song, learn to play a drum, participate in the ancient game of “waltes” and interact with Mi’kmaw craftspeople. Through demonstrations, singing and drumming you’ll gain a further appreciation for the unique culture of the first people of this land.

  • A Rendez-vous with Samuel de Champlain at Port-Royal

    Culture and entertainment History
    Time: 02:00 PM - 04:30 PM
    Location(s): Port-Royal National Historic Site

    Join Samuel de Champlain as he shares stories of his many adventures in Acadia. From his voyages of exploration to his experiences at Saint Croix Island and Port-Royal, you’ll hear first-hand why he founded the “Order of Good Cheer” and how friendship and alliances played an integral part in the relationships between the French and Mi’kmaq. English program offered at 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. and French program offered: 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m!

    Note - if you can’t attend a Wednesday session, join us Sunday, August 18th for a special repeat performance!

     

  • Traditional Music on Thursdays at Port-Royal

    Culture and entertainment History
    Trish Fry.
    Time: 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Location(s): Port-Royal National Historic Site

    If you enjoy traditional music, mark these four special Thursdays on your calendar this summer! Enjoy talented entertainers in a special series of traditional music featuring local musicians. Clap your hands, tap your feet and listen to the fine singers and musicians from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. each day. 

  • Construction Traditions at Port-Royal

    Culture and entertainment History
    Time: 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
    Location(s): Port-Royal National Historic Site

    Join local craftspeople from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. as they share their skills and knowledge of traditional techniques that were used to reconstruct the Port-Royal Habitation during the 1930’s. Take in demonstrations in hewing timbers, making shingles, turning wood, crafting handles for tools and blacksmithing. You will truly appreciate the architecture of this very unique structure.

  • A Rendez-vous with Samuel de Champlain at Port-Royal

    Culture and entertainment History
    Time: 02:00 PM - 04:30 PM
    Location(s): Port-Royal National Historic Site

    Join Samuel de Champlain as he shares stories of his many adventures in Acadia. From his voyages of exploration to his experiences at Saint Croix Island and Port-Royal, you’ll hear first-hand why he founded the “Order of Good Cheer” and how friendship and alliances played an integral part in the relationships between the French and Mi’kmaq. English program offered at 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. and French program offered: 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m!

    Note - if you can’t attend a Wednesday session, join us Sunday, August 18th for a special repeat performance!

     

  • Traditional Music on Thursdays at Port-Royal

    Culture and entertainment History
    Trish Fry.
    Time: 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Location(s): Port-Royal National Historic Site

    If you enjoy traditional music, mark these four special Thursdays on your calendar this summer! Enjoy talented entertainers in a special series of traditional music featuring local musicians. Clap your hands, tap your feet and listen to the fine singers and musicians from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. each day. 

  • A Rendez-vous with Samuel de Champlain at Port-Royal

    Culture and entertainment History
    Time: 02:00 PM - 04:30 PM
    Location(s): Port-Royal National Historic Site

    Join Samuel de Champlain as he shares stories of his many adventures in Acadia. From his voyages of exploration to his experiences at Saint Croix Island and Port-Royal, you’ll hear first-hand why he founded the “Order of Good Cheer” and how friendship and alliances played an integral part in the relationships between the French and Mi’kmaq. English program offered at 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. and French program offered: 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m!

    Note - if you can’t attend a Wednesday session, join us Sunday, August 18th for a special repeat performance!

     

  • A Rendez-vous with Samuel de Champlain at Port-Royal

    Culture and entertainment History
    Time: 02:00 PM - 04:30 PM
    Location(s): Port-Royal National Historic Site

    Join Samuel de Champlain as he shares stories of his many adventures in Acadia. From his voyages of exploration to his experiences at Saint Croix Island and Port-Royal, you’ll hear first-hand why he founded the “Order of Good Cheer” and how friendship and alliances played an integral part in the relationships between the French and Mi’kmaq. English program offered at 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. and French program offered: 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m!

    Note - if you can’t attend a Wednesday session, join us Sunday, August 18th for a special repeat performance!

     

  • Traditional Music on Thursdays at Port-Royal

    Culture and entertainment History
    Trish Fry.
    Time: 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Location(s): Port-Royal National Historic Site

    If you enjoy traditional music, mark these four special Thursdays on your calendar this summer! Enjoy talented entertainers in a special series of traditional music featuring local musicians. Clap your hands, tap your feet and listen to the fine singers and musicians from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. each day. 

  • Fort to Fort Run

    History Nature Sports and recreation
    Time: 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Location(s): Port-Royal National Historic Site

    Tie on your sneakers and walk, run or cycle between Fort Anne and Port-Royal National Historic Sites! Starting from Fort Anne in beautiful Annapolis Royal this is a truly unique, historic and fun event for the whole family! Join Parks Canada’s mascot, Parka, and an honorary British soldier, for a special warm up at Fort Anne before embarking on the 24 km round trip course.

    The fun begins at 9:00 am with staggered departures for walkers (9:00), runners (10:00) and cyclists (11:00). An optional return shuttle is available from Port-Royal if needed. The event is free however pre-registration is required. Visit Annapolis County for more information. Registration will open closer to the date. Note, this is a rain or shine event.

  • A Rendez-vous with Samuel de Champlain at Port-Royal

    Culture and entertainment History
    Time: 02:00 PM - 04:30 PM
    Location(s): Port-Royal National Historic Site

    Join Samuel de Champlain as he shares stories of his many adventures in Acadia. From his voyages of exploration to his experiences at Saint Croix Island and Port-Royal, you’ll hear first-hand why he founded the “Order of Good Cheer” and how friendship and alliances played an integral part in the relationships between the French and Mi’kmaq. English program offered at 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. and French program offered: 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m!

    Note - if you can’t attend a Wednesday session, join us Sunday, August 18th for a special repeat performance!