Pride Week Movies at the Marigold

Thursday, July 27, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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On July 27, the Downtown Truro Partnership will have two free movie screenings at the Marigold Cultural Centre. Hairspray at 6:00 pm and Cloudburst* at 8:30 pm. Hairspray presents a pleasantly plump teenager, Tracy Turnblad, teaching 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show. (2007; rated PG) Cloudburst features a lesbian couple who escape from their nursing home and head up to Canada to get married. Along the way, they pick up a young, male hitchhiker. Starring Olympia Dukakis, Brenda Fricker and Ryan Doucette, with Nova Scotia as their backdrop. *Cloudburst contains mature language and some nudity. Viewer discretion is advised.

'Colchester Nova Scotia' Tartan Unveiling

Friday, September 08, 2017 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Come witness history with the unveiling of the Colchester Nova Scotia official tartan at the Civic Square, Truro on September 8th at 6.30pm to commemorate Colchester County's first Highland Games & Gathering taking place on September 9th. The event will be hosted by the Colchester Highland Games & Gathering Society.  All three mayors from the County of Colchester will be present as well as Chief Bob Gloade & Mrs Jean Watson (the person who campaigned to have tartan day officially recognised the world over) who will unveil the tartan.  Music will be provided by Clann an Drumma (Celtic Tribal band from Glasgow, Scotland) and Good Times Fiddlers (Colchester County).   There will also be some ceilidh dancing where everyone is invited to join in. BE A PART OF HISTORY

Colchester Highland Games & Gathering

Saturday, September 09, 2017 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The Colchester Highland Games & Gathering will take place on September 9th 2017 between 08.00 & 17.00 with the official opening at 11.00am Jennifer Drive Ballfields, Bible Hill Shuttle bus will take you from our official parking at the NSPEC Complex to the ballfields. (Handicapped parking will be at the Jennifer Drive Parking lot) The following events will be taking place on the day:- Heavyweights - Toss the Caber, Throw the Hammer, Strongman Highland Dancing, Pipes & Drums - Pipe Band & Solo Piping Competitions Live Music Stage featuring major acts from around the world - Clann An Drumma (Scotland) Greene School of Irish Dance (Dartmouth) Tayla Kelly (Scotland) Good Time Fiddlers (Colchester) Drum Runners (Truro) Tug 'O' War Competition Police Dog Display, Pipes & Drums Workshop Craft & Food Fairs Kilted Dash, Cycle Races, Kids Races & a Historical Encampment with Live musket & cannon fire, sword duelling displays. Tickets $10 each  Family Ticket $30 (2 adults & up to 3 children under 16) Under 5's free Colchester County School children grades 1 - 5 are free (ID required) with a paying adult.

Colchester Highland Games Ceilidh Party

Saturday, September 09, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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End the day of the Colchester Highland Games & Gathering with a traditional Scottish themed Ceilidh Party at the Holiday Inn Truro. Dinner, Dancing & great Music, what more could you ask for. Tickets available at   
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