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  • Experience the Petroglyphs

    Culture and entertainment History Nature
    Time: 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
    Location(s): Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site
    Cost: Free with admission. Pre-registration required. The number of participants is limited.

    Join a Parks Canada Interpreter and learn about Mi’kmaw culture by experiencing the wonder of the petroglyphs on the shores of Kejimkujik Lake. These fascinating stone-carved depictions make up one of North America’s largest collections and have been vital clues for reconstructing regional history. The petroglyphs are in a restricted area and the tours are the only way visitors can access them.

    Cancellations: This program is cancelled if it is raining.

    Cost: Free with admission.

    Pre-registration required. Registration at the Visitor Centre or call 902-682-2772.

    The number of participants is limited.

    Location: Merrymakedge P1 parking lot.

    Ages: Not recommended for young children.

    Pets: No pets.

  • National Film Board movie night and discussion

    Culture and entertainment History Nature
    Time: 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
    Location(s): Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site
    Cost: Free with admission. Drop in! No registration required.

    If you've missed the experience of watching films, why not take a break in the Visitor Centre's indoor theater? Join an interpreter to watch a selection of films on climate, environment, indigeneity, and resource management. *Caution, some films may contain sensitive subject matter.

    Cost: Free with admission. Drop in! No registration required.

    Location: Visitor Centre indoor theatre

    Ages: All ages welcome.

    Pets: No Pets.

    What to bring: Bring a cup for tea! Masks recommended.

  • Stories of the Stars – Dark Sky Program

    Culture and entertainment History Nature
    Time: 09:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Location(s): Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site
    Cost: Free with admission. Drop in! No registration required.

    For years, humans have been inexplicably drawn to the mystery and beauty of the stars. Our ancestors embedded the fabric of their beliefs and culture into the sky by projecting their heroes and symbols onto stars and made the very first constellations. Join Lesley and Alex to hear some of the intricate stories behind these stars and constellations.

    Cost: Free with admission. Drop in! No registration required.

    Location: Sky Circle at P1 in Jeremy’s Bay Campground

    Ages: All ages welcome.

    Pets: Pets are allowed if they are quiet, leashed, and controlled.

    What to bring:

    Red lights only.

    Please bring a blanket or camp chair as this program takes place in the field.

  • Birch bark canoe launch

    Culture and entertainment
    Todd Labrador
    Time: 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
    Location(s): Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site
    Cost: Free with admission

    Join Mi’kmaq artisan, Todd Labrador, his family, and the Kejimkujik team as we launch the 21-foot birch bark canoe built this summer at the birch bark canoe shop.

    Details: Canoe launch at Merrymakedge Beach (P4).

    Rain date: Sunday, October 2, 2022, at 10 am.

  • Experience the Petroglyphs

    Culture and entertainment History Nature
    Time: 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
    Location(s): Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site
    Cost: Free with admission. Pre-registration required. The number of participants is limited.

    Join a Parks Canada Interpreter and learn about Mi’kmaw culture by experiencing the wonder of the petroglyphs on the shores of Kejimkujik Lake. These fascinating stone-carved depictions make up one of North America’s largest collections and have been vital clues for reconstructing regional history. The petroglyphs are in a restricted area and the tours are the only way visitors can access them.

    Cancellations: This program is cancelled if it is raining.

    Cost: Free with admission.

    Pre-registration required. Registration at the Visitor Centre or call 902-682-2772.

    The number of participants is limited.

    Location: Merrymakedge P1 parking lot.

    Ages: Not recommended for young children.

    Pets: No pets.

  • Stories of the Stars – Dark Sky Program

    Culture and entertainment History Nature
    Time: 09:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Location(s): Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site
    Cost: Free with admission. Drop in! No registration required.

    For years, humans have been inexplicably drawn to the mystery and beauty of the stars. Our ancestors embedded the fabric of their beliefs and culture into the sky by projecting their heroes and symbols onto stars and made the very first constellations. Join Lesley and Alex to hear some of the intricate stories behind these stars and constellations.

    Cost: Free with admission. Drop in! No registration required.

    Location: Sky Circle at P1 in Jeremy’s Bay Campground

    Ages: All ages welcome.

    Pets: Pets are allowed if they are quiet, leashed, and controlled.

    What to bring:

    Red lights only.

    Please bring a blanket or camp chair as this program takes place in the field.

  • Experience the Petroglyphs

    Culture and entertainment History Nature
    Time: 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
    Location(s): Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site
    Cost: Free with admission. Pre-registration required. The number of participants is limited.

    Join a Parks Canada Interpreter and learn about Mi’kmaw culture by experiencing the wonder of the petroglyphs on the shores of Kejimkujik Lake. These fascinating stone-carved depictions make up one of North America’s largest collections and have been vital clues for reconstructing regional history. The petroglyphs are in a restricted area and the tours are the only way visitors can access them.

    Cancellations: This program is cancelled if it is raining.

    Cost: Free with admission.

    Pre-registration required. Registration at the Visitor Centre or call 902-682-2772.

    The number of participants is limited.

    Location: Merrymakedge P1 parking lot.

    Ages: Not recommended for young children.

    Pets: No pets.

  • Thanksgiving weekend events at Kejimkujik

    Culture and entertainment History Nature Sports and recreation
    Location(s): Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site
    Cost: Free with admission

    Soak up the brilliant colours of fall and enjoy what has become one of Kejimkujik’s most popular weekends of the year!

    Participate in the annual pumpkin carving contest and take the plunge at the annual Cold Turkey Swim.

    It’s the perfect weekend to spend with friends and family, and the last big weekend of the season!

    Schedule:

    Date Time Event
    Friday, October 7 2 pm to 3:30 pm Petroglyph Tour
    Registration required: 902-682-2772
    Location: Merrymakedge P1
    Friday, October 7 9 pm to 10 pm Stories of the Stars
    Red lights only
    Location: Sky Circle at P1 in Jeremy’s Bay Campground
    Saturday, October 8 2 pm to 3:30 pm Petroglyph Tour
    Registration required: 902-682-2772
    Location: Merrymakedge P1
    Saturday, October 8 7 pm to 9 pm Pumpkin Viewing Walkabout and Judging
    Location: Jeremy’s Bay Campground
    Official Judges will be out scoring sites.
    PLEASE WALK if you are able!
    Parking available at JBC P1 and P2.
    Sunday, October9 11 am Awards Ceremony and Cold Turkey Swim
    Merrymakedge Beach
    Prizes awarded for the Pumpkin Carving Contest.

    For more information:

    Call 902-682-2772