'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 www.colchesterhighlandgames.com/ceilidh-dancing   


Saturday, September 30, 2017 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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** LOCATION TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON!  ** 10AM - 2PM - SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 30 featuring....   THE FIRE FIGHTER COMBAT CHALLENGE & LOTS MORE (Fire Departments Information For The Combat Challenge contact Geoff (Slim) Fisher at   UPDATES WILL FOLLOW IN JULY & AUGUST VISIT OUR FACE BOOK PAGE   https://www.facebook.com/trurofire/   VOLUNTEER FIRE FIGHTERS WANTED!  APPLY FOR THE FALL RECRUITMENT NOW. VISIT www.trurovolunteerfirebrigade.ca - GO TO THE "Volunteer Recruitment" TAB

Truro Fire's Walk In Our Boots

Saturday, September 30, 2017 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hi   Can you update the Truro Fire   Sept 30 event with the following   10 am start   to 2 pm  finish   Location:  Atlantic Super Store Parking Lot - Truro       Thanks  Slim
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