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June 2015
Free with General Admission Fees

Calum Cille St. Columba Day

June 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Highland Village Museum / An Clachan Gàidhealach,
4119 Highway 223, Iona, Nova Scotia B2C 1A3 Canada
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Born in sixth century Donegal, Calum Cille, meaning Dove of the Church, is the most eminent of Ireland and Gaelic Scotland’s saints. Join for a special Calum Cille/St. Columba Day Milling Frolic in the Centre Chimney House. Tea and traditional… Find out more »

Public Archaeology Day

June 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Highland Village Museum / An Clachan Gàidhealach,
4119 Highway 223, Iona, Nova Scotia B2C 1A3 Canada
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The Nova Scotia Museum is hosting a Public Archaeology Day on June 13th. Four Nova Scotia Museum sites, including Highland Village, will engage the public in archaeology digs on their historic grounds. Local professional archaeologists and museum staff have volunteered… Find out more »
$40

Intro to Fiberworks PCW Workshop with Janet Dawson

June 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Colaisde Na Gàidhlig / The Gaelic College,
51779 Cabot Trail, St. Ann's, Nova Scotia B0C 1H0 Canada
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Fiberworks PCW is a powerful weaving design software package that gives you the ability to design your own cloth from the ground up – or to modify a pattern you’ve found in a book, plan a border for an overshot… Find out more »
$40

Fiberworks PCW, Take Two Workshop with Janet Dawson

June 20 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Colaisde Na Gàidhlig / The Gaelic College,
51779 Cabot Trail, St. Ann's, Nova Scotia B0C 1H0 Canada
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In this continuation of the introductory workshop, you’ll learn more advanced methods for entering more complicated threadings and treadlings; how to work with various kinds of repeats of any combination of draft, thickness, and colors; and more ways to modify… Find out more »

KitchenFest!

June 27 @ 12:00 pm - July 4 @ 12:00 am
Colaisde Na Gàidhlig / The Gaelic College,
51779 Cabot Trail, St. Ann's, Nova Scotia B0C 1H0 Canada
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July 2015
Free Admission to Museum All Day

Canada Day Open House

July 1
Highland Village Museum / An Clachan Gàidhealach,
4119 Highway 223, Iona, Nova Scotia B2C 1A3 Canada
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To honour the founding of our country, admission to visit the Highland Village on July 1 will be free. Come to Iona and celebrate Canada’s birthday.… Find out more »

Milling Frolic

July 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday and Friday until September 29, 2015
Highland Village Museum / An Clachan Gàidhealach,
4119 Highway 223, Iona, Nova Scotia B2C 1A3 Canada
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Fresh webs of wool taken from the loom and awaiting tailoring as blankets and clothing required pre-shrinking. The Gaels way to make the cloth ready for home use was to wet it, beat it and make a time of it… Find out more »

Céilidh

July 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday and Thursday until September 29, 2015
Highland Village Museum / An Clachan Gàidhealach,
4119 Highway 223, Iona, Nova Scotia B2C 1A3 Canada
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The Highland Village céilidh, or house visit, features the convivial social and cultural expressions of the Gaels. Join us for songs, stories and music, or just a chance to chat about the traditions and history of Nova Scotia’s Gaelic-speaking people.… Find out more »
$45

Na Deugairean|The Teenagers Living History Program for Youth

July 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Every week until August 27, 2015
Highland Village Museum / An Clachan Gàidhealach,
4119 Highway 223, Iona, Nova Scotia B2C 1A3 Canada
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Partake in this special living history program for teens and get a sense of the responsibilities and the lifestyles of young Gaels in days past. The program features special hands-on activities including chores, crafts, language and song. Costumes are provided.… Find out more »

Milling Frolic

July 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday and Friday until September 29, 2015
Highland Village Museum / An Clachan Gàidhealach,
4119 Highway 223, Iona, Nova Scotia B2C 1A3 Canada
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Fresh webs of wool taken from the loom and awaiting tailoring as blankets and clothing required pre-shrinking. The Gaels way to make the cloth ready for home use was to wet it, beat it and make a time of it… Find out more »
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