Category Archives: Arts & Entertainment

Canada’s Irish Festival on the Miramichi this Weekend

Canada’s Irish Festival on the Miramichi this Weekend

It’s Irish Festival weekend! Here’s the Schedule of Events: Thursday July 20th New Brunswick Senior Baseball League 7:30 p.m. Chatham Ironmen vs. Fredericton Canada’s Irish Festival and Miramichi Boat Tours present An Evening of Irish Music onboard the Max Aitken with Gerry Roberts 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. (Leaving from and returning to Rodd Miramichi). Limited seating! $20.… Read more »

Festival (506)’s Line-Up Revealed

Festival (506)’s Line-Up Revealed

Music lovers will not want to miss the 11th edition of New Brunswick’s Festival (506), taking place in Moncton, October 12 to 15, 2017. Thirty-two bands and solos artists from all over the province will congregate in Moncton to take part in this annual celebration of homegrown talent. Read more »

Book Review: “For the Love of It: 60 Years of the Miramichi Folksong Festival” by Susan Butler

Book Review: “For the Love of It: 60 Years of the Miramichi Folksong Festival” by Susan Butler

The Miramichi Folksong Festival has been held continuously for 60 years now, making it the longest standing folk song festival in Canada. Its director (and a performer) of the past 35 years is the irrepressible Susan Butler, a true “Miramichier” if there ever was one. Now, she has compiled the Festival’s history as well as her own in a self-published book entitled For the Love of It: 60 Years of the Miramichi Folksong Festival.  Read more »

Beaubears Island Tall Ship Programming

Beaubears Island Tall Ship Programming

As the fair winds and brighter days are now upon us, the people of the Miramichi know that these fine breezes carry with them the much-vaunted vessels of the Festival of Tall Ships on the Miramichi. Among the many locales where our province’s rich maritime history will be lauded, the Beaubears Island Interpretive Centre will… Read more »

“The Very Best!” Car Show in Atlantic Canada

“The Very Best!” Car Show in Atlantic Canada

In 1994, the Goodie Shop Restaurant decided to host a car show. This was not just any car show — in keeping with the restaurant’s 50s and 60s décor, this was the Golden Oldie Car Show — allowing car enthusiasts a chance to come together and talk about their first love, antique cars. The first… Read more »

Poem: The Way You Danced

Poem: The Way You Danced

The Way You Danced It was on a windy day in spring The day I saw you with tears in your eyes Nothing could turn me away from you But the clouds in the skies They reminded me of yesterday When you said that you wouldn’t leave Holding on the memories The pain and sorrow… Read more »

9th Annual FeelsGood Folly Fest June 23-25

9th Annual FeelsGood Folly Fest June 23-25

Come have some good, clean fun with us for the funkiest weekend of the jam packed summer festival season! Seriously, this year’s edition of Folly has more horns than you can shake a stick at! We are bringing in acts from all over Canada and as far away as Virginia and Isreal! Read more »

Ten Romantic Date Night Ideas in Miramichi

Ten Romantic Date Night Ideas in Miramichi

Has your sweetie been blaring Downtown by Lady Antebellum just a little too frequently while shooting you dirty looks? Don’t take our word for it, but that could be a hint that they want a romantic evening for just the two of you. Luckily for you, Discover Miramichi has taken the hard work out of it for you and have a few great date ideas lined up!  Read more »

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