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Month: June 2015

Rock ‘n’ Roll Festival Raises the Big Tent

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 29, 2015 / 0 Comments
Rock n Roll Festival 2015

Excitement for the 2015 Rock n’ Roll Festival is growing as signs of the upcoming festival are popping up in Downtown Newcastle. A giant outdoor tent is set up and ready to rock! The tent took most of the day on Saturday to put up and will also be used for the Canada Day concert on Wednesday July 1st. Canada…

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Rogersville Country Music Festival Draws a Large Crowd

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 29, 2015 / 0 Comments
Rogersville Country Music Festival 2015

The first annual Rogersville Country Music Festival was held on Friday June 26th and Saturday June 27th. The event was held under the new shelter which was perfect for the large crowd of country music fans who attended. The shelter will also be used at the up and coming Rogersville Bluegrass Festival, August 28-30th. This…

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MacDonald Farm is Open for the Season

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 29, 2015 / 0 Comments
Macdonald Farm is open for the season.

MacDonald Farm is open for the season and they celebrated with lots of family activities on the farm this past Sunday, June 28th. The ‘fun day on the farm’ had a petting zoo and pony rides from Edgewood Farms, a BBQ, tours of the MacDonald House, face painting, jumping castles and balloon characters from Ian Donovan along with…

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MHL Release Schedule for 2015-16 Season

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 29, 2015 / 0 Comments

The MHL is proud to release its schedule for the 2015-16 regular season. As was the case last year, the league will follow a 48 game schedule, meaning 288 exciting matches will be contested among the MHL’s 12 teams. Each club will face off against teams from their own division six times while taking on…

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Canadian Multicultural Day Celebrations in Miramichi

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 29, 2015 / 0 Comments
Multicultural Day Celebrations in Miramichi

The Canadian Multicultural Day celebration was held on Saturday June 27th at the Goodie Shop Restaurant and was hosted by the Miramichi Regional Multicultural Association. Canadian Multiculturalism Day is an opportunity to celebrate our diversity and our commitment to democracy, equality and mutual respect and to appreciate the contributions of the various multicultural groups and…

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Ironmen Split With Alpines

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 28, 2015 / 0 Comments

The Miecon Ironmen split their doubleheader with the Saint John Alpines, losing 4-3 in extra innings in Game 1 and winning 7-1 in Game 2. The Ironmen were held to 4 hits in the opener with Orry Cook, Kris Keating, Ryan Barry and Darren Hardy getting the hits with Hardy’s being an RBI double.. Jeff […]

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Blackville Resource Centre to Host Summer Yard Sales

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 26, 2015 / 0 Comments

The Greater Blackville Resource Centre will be hosting fundraising yard sales every month this summer to raise money for the Blackville Food Bank. The first yard sale is tomorrow, Saturday, June 27 from 8:00am to 1:00pm, rain or shine, with the others following on July 18 and August 22. There are lots of items to…

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Three Game Weekend

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 25, 2015 / 0 Comments

This Saturday and Sunday June 28/29  the Miecon Ironmen have a three game weekend, starting off with a double header Saturday  against the Saint John Alpines at Ironmen Field  at 6:00 . Kevin Bowes, coming off a strong 2 hitter against Fredericton will take to the hill in Game 1 while JF Neveu, who tossed […]

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Splashdown and Big Bad Marty Band to Highlight Blackville Days

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 25, 2015 / 0 Comments

This years Blackville Days celebration will take place on Saturday, July 18. Join us as we celebrate living in this amazing village! The day kicks off with the Annual Splashdown hosted by the Blackville Fireman’s Club. The river run begins at noon at the Mouth of the Cains River and ends at Blackville Park. A…

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, June 25, 2015

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 25, 2015 / 0 Comments
Stephen Leger with a nice June salmon, accompanied by guide Derek Munn.

This past week, like the one before, saw slight increases in the number of grilse and salmon coming into the system.  There certainly is no great run on, but numbers are cautiously optimistic compared to last year.  Let’s keep our fingers crossed that this trend continues. Doug White’s Tammerack Sports Fly Shop in Juniper said…

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Tabusintac Watershed Association Protecting Natural Resources

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 25, 2015 / 0 Comments

The Tabusintac Watershed Association is working on two projects this summer to protect the natural resources within the region. One project is establishing a monitoring program for the water quality of the area.  The TWA will work closely with its stakeholders to ensure impacts on the environment are at a minable. The other project will…

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Upcoming Events at Beaubears Island – Summer 2015

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 24, 2015 / 0 Comments

2015 Schedule of Events: June 28 – August 30 – Sunday evening entertainment: “Symphony at Sunset” in Bicentennial Park, 7:00 PM weekly June 29 – Historic Tours to Beaubears Island & Wilsons Point begin, 2:00 PM daily July 18 – Canada’s Parks Day August 3 – New Brunswick Day “Paddle with a Pro” in our voyageur canoe! August 5 – Miramichi Movie Montage […]

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