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Port-Royal National Historic Site

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53 Historic Lane
Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia B0S 1K0 Canada
http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/lhn-nhs/ns/portroyal/index.aspx

July 2017

Canada Day at Port-Royal

July 1, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Port-Royal National Historic Site, 53 Historic Lane
Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia B0S 1K0 Canada
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Come celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday! Visit Parks Canada’s first reconstructed site. Listen to musical entertainment. Enjoy a slice of Canada Day cake at the oldest permanent European settlement north of Saint Augustine, Florida.

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Traditional Music on Thursdays

July 13, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Port-Royal National Historic Site, 53 Historic Lane
Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia B0S 1K0 Canada
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If you enjoy traditional music, mark Thursdays on your calendar. Come and enjoy talented entertainers, who will showcase traditional music in a special musical series to commemorate Canada’s 150th birthday. Clap your hands, tap your feet and listen to the fine singers and musicians who will be happy to entertain you!

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Construction Traditions

July 30, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Port-Royal National Historic Site, 53 Historic Lane
Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia B0S 1K0 Canada
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Interact with craftspeople who will share their skill and knowledge of some of the traditional techniques used to reconstruct the Port-Royal Habitation. Enjoy demonstrations in hewing timbers, making shingles, turning wood, making handles for tools and blacksmithing. When you visit the Habitation, you will truly appreciate the architecture of this very unique structure.

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August 2017

Tall Ships Festival Sail Past- Port-Royal

August 16, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Port-Royal National Historic Site, 53 Historic Lane
Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia B0S 1K0 Canada
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Marvel as you watch seven tall ships sail into the basin in front of Port-Royal.  They’ll be welcomed with a smudging ceremony and the gathering song with traditional music as part of the festivities. Visit Port-Royal open on this special evening, visit the wigwam and speak with the animators who will demonstrate traditional activities associated with the construction of the Habitation.

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Métis Culture Day

August 20, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Port-Royal National Historic Site, 53 Historic Lane
Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia B0S 1K0 Canada
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Over 400 years ago, the Mi’kmaq and the French met at Port-Royal. They shared knowledge and formed an alliance. The members of the Association des Acadiens-Métis-Souriquois continue to practice many of the traditions they learned from the Mi’kmaq. Through singing and drumming, through prayer, by taking part in a smudging ceremony and with demonstrations and displays, you will experience their rich culture.

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