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Fort Anne
Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia Canada

June 2017

First Fridays Music

June 2, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on July 7, 2017 at 5:30 pm

One event on August 4, 2017 at 5:30 pm

One event on September 1, 2017 at 5:30 pm

Fort Anne, Fort Anne
Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia Canada
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As part of Annapolis Royal’s “First Fridays”, make your way to historic Fort Anne. Enjoy musical entertainment on the grounds the first Friday of the month (5:30 pm - 7:30 pm). Be sure to include a visit to the Officers’ Quarters Museum to experience the new and immersive exhibits that have been installed this year.

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Candlelight Graveyard Tour

June 15, 2017 @ 9:30 pm - 10:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 pm on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until June 30, 2017

Fort Anne, Fort Anne
Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia Canada
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Explore one of the oldest English graveyards in Canada by candlelight with award-winning heritage interpreter, Alan Melanson. Honoured by two Prime Ministers and recipient of Nova Scotia’s top tourism award, this is one of Canada’s most popular and well-known tours. Highly recommended by the New York Times, MacLean’s Magazine, CBC-TV and Trip Advisor, come join the fun and see for yourself what thousands of people have been talking about since 1992. Sponsored by The Historical Association of Annapolis Royal, this…

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July 2017

Candlelight Graveyard Tour

July 1, 2017 @ 9:30 pm - 10:45 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 pm, repeating until October 15, 2017

Fort Anne, Fort Anne
Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia Canada
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Explore one of the oldest English graveyards in Canada by candlelight with award-winning heritage interpreter, Alan Melanson. Honoured by two Prime Ministers and recipient of Nova Scotia’s top tourism award, this is one of Canada’s most popular and well-known tours. Highly recommended by the New York Times, MacLean’s Magazine, CBC-TV and Trip Advisor, come join the fun and see for yourself what thousands of people have been talking about since 1992. Sponsored by The Historical Association of Annapolis Royal, this…

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Citizenship Ceremony

July 7, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
Fort Anne, Fort Anne
Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia Canada
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You are invited to attend a truly special occasion. In the year marking Canada’s 150th birthday and in conjunction with the town of Annapolis Royal, you will have the opportunity to be present at a Citizenship Ceremony on the grounds of Fort Anne. Come and welcome the individuals who will be sworn in as Canadian citizens on this very memorable day. The community band will be performing and light refreshments will be served.

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Parks Day Weekend

July 15, 2017 @ 10:00 am - July 16, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Fort Anne, Fort Anne
Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia Canada
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Enjoy special celebratory interpretive programmes at Fort Anne.  Relax while playing a game of Edwardian Croquet on the parade square and take part in a guided grounds tour (English – 10:00 am /French – 2:00 pm daily) and a behind the scenes “white glove tour” of the museum (Bilingual tours - 11:00 am and 3:00 pm daily).  (Guided tours are ticketed events) $4.90 for fortifications tour and $9.80 for “White Glove tour”

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August 2017

Encampment Days

August 4, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - August 6, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Fort Anne, Fort Anne
Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia Canada
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Take a stroll around the encampment of the 84th Regiment of Foot 2nd Battalion (Royal Highland Emigrants). Enjoy the sights, the smells and the sounds of black powder musketry, outdoor cooking and life in an 18th century military camp. Experience the conditions of centuries-old military life. On Saturday afternoon, weather permitting, observe military techniques in a tactical battle.

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Hands Around the Fort

August 5, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Fort Anne, Fort Anne
Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia Canada
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Let’s mark Fort Anne’s 100th anniversary and Canada’s 150th birthday with a spectacular aerial photograph. Picture 500 participants creating a human link on the pathway surrounding Fort Anne while high above a drone captures the moment on film.  Family, friends and visiting guests … all are welcome. Afterwards, weather permitting, witness a historic style sunset ceremony by the 84th Regiment of Foot 2nd Battalion

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Fort to Fort Run

August 26, 2017 @ 9:30 am
Fort Anne, Fort Anne
Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia Canada
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A truly unique event so tie on your sneakers to walk, run, or cycle between Fort Anne and Port-Royal.  This is a fun event designed to engage attendees in the spirit of ParticipACTION, so come out for this fun and unique opportunity.

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September 2017

Annapolis Valley International Town Criers Competition

September 16, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Fort Anne, Fort Anne
Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia Canada
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Feel free to join the Annapolis Valley Town Criers as they host the International Town Criers Competition.

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October 2017

Candlelight Graveyard Tour

October 20, 2017 @ 9:30 pm - October 21, 2017 @ 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 28, 2017

Fort Anne, Fort Anne
Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia Canada
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Join Alan Melanson as he introduces you to ghosts of our past!  Meet at Fort Anne National Historic Site (main parking area).  Adult $9, Youth (13-18) $5, Child (12 & under) $3. (Show your ghostly Garden Ticket for a discount)

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July 2018

Candlelight Graveyard Tour

July 11, 2018 @ 9:30 pm - 10:45 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 pm, repeating until October 15, 2018

Fort Anne, Fort Anne
Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia Canada
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Have you ever thought of a graveyard as a place of adventure, learning and discovery? Have you ever wondered about the meaning of some of the graveyard art on old tombstones? Have you ever read names and dates and wondered what kind of life the people led? If you enjoy unique experiences and want to find out more about "images of the past etched in stone" don't miss the chance to tour the Oldest English Graveyard in Canada by candlelight.…

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August 2018

Ceremony of Flags

August 11, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fort Anne, Fort Anne
Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia Canada
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HMCS Acadia Sea Cadets perform a Ceremony of Flags: Cadet band including a performance of 1812 Overture , marching, and firing of cannons and guns.

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July 2019

CANDLELIGHT GRAVEYARD TOUR

July 8, 2019 @ 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 pm, repeating until October 15, 2019

Fort Anne, Fort Anne
Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia Canada
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Discover the history of Annapolis Royal by candlelight in the historic Garrison Graveyard at Fort Anne. 28th year — one of Canada’s most popular tours. Internationally acclaimed, winner of Nova Scotia Tourism’s Golden Hospitality Award and honored by two of Canada’s Prime Ministers. Highly recommended by the New York Times, MacLean’s Magazine, Washington Post, Ottawa Citizen and CBC Radio & TV. Sponsored by The Historical Association of Annapolis Royal. Every night through Oct. 15 (Rain or Shine) Meet at Fort…

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August 2019

Free Kids Painting Workshop

August 10, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Fort Anne, Fort Anne
Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia Canada

Kids, Tweens and Teens come and be inspired by local history, the buildings and cannons, rolling hills, epic views and create your own acrylic painting. Workshop leader, Monica Forrestall, BFA will provide instruction on the use of materials and techniques. This free workshop is limited to 20 participants, ranging in ages from 6-17 years. Please email mforrestall@earthlink.net to secure a spot.

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August 2021

Acadian Flag Rising

August 15, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Fort Anne, Fort Anne
Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia Canada

For more details click HERE.  

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