Category Archives: Culture & Community

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 »

Remembering Fallen Peacekeepers

Remembering Fallen Peacekeepers

On Wednesday the 9th of August members of the Canadian Peacekeepers Veterans Association will be holding a parade to commemorate their fallen comrades. The parade will begin at 11 am in front of the cenotaph located in Queen Elizabeth Park, in front of City Hall. Any veterans from the Military, RCMP or Police Officers retired… Read more »

NEW at The Salvation Army Community Resource Centre in 2017!

NEW at The Salvation Army Community Resource Centre in 2017!

NEW BROCHURE (English & French) is being distributed throughout the Miramichi Area outlining the services and opportunities available at The Salvation Army Community Resource Centre, Thrift Store and Family Services: Lowest prices in Town! NO HST! (We are a non-profit – all resources stay here in our community – to help those in need in… Read more »

Nominations sought for New Brunswick Human Rights Award

Nominations sought for New Brunswick Human Rights Award

Nominations are being sought for the 30th annual New Brunswick Human Rights Award. The deadline is August 1st. The New Brunswick Human Rights Commission established the award to recognize outstanding effort, achievement or leadership on a volunteer basis by individuals or organizations in the promotion of equality and human rights in the province. 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 »

2017 Chatham Head Days & 41st Oldtimers Tournament

2017 Chatham Head Days & 41st Oldtimers Tournament

The 2017 edition of Chatham Head Days and the 41st Oldtimers Tournament is coming right up, running from July 29th through August 7th! Schedule Chatham Head Days & 41st Oldtimers Tournament: Saturday, July 29th: 6 pm Oldtimers Banquet Sunday, July 30th: 2 pm King & Queen Pageant 4-6 pm Supper: Cold Plate (order in advance)… Read more »

Miramichi Festival of Tall Ships July 7-9, 2017

Miramichi Festival of Tall Ships July 7-9, 2017

This weekend the river comes alive with the Miramichi Festival of Tall Ships! On Friday July 7th, 2017 welcome the Tall Ships from the shore. Ships set sail from Escuminac at 12 noon to dock in Chatham and Newcastle. Enjoy live music from 6-8 pm on the wharfs Friday and Saturday night. On Saturday and… 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 »

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