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Month: August 2015

4th Annual Whoop ‘N Driver August 22-23

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 18, 2015 /

The Fourth Annual Whoop ‘N Driver Weekend will be held on Saturday, August 22 and Sunday, August 23 at the Dungarvon Whooper Lounge, 336 MacLaggan Drive in Blackville. Saturday is Race Day! Events include transfer sled pull, dirt drag racing, and dirt barrel racing. Entry fees are $10 per class entry per event. Registration closes […]

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Go Skydiving in Miramichi this Weekend

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 18, 2015 /

Miramichi, are you ready? Skydive Moncton is coming to the Miramichi Airport this Friday August 21st so you can experience the thrill of a Tandem Skydive. Have you always wanted to try skydiving? Well here is a unique chance to give it a go on your home turf. Skydive Moncton is giving you the opportunity to do…

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Annual Camp Sheldrake Duck Race this Weekend

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 18, 2015 /

Camp Sheldrake wants to remind the community that its annual Duck Race fundraiser will take place this weekend on Saturday August 22nd at 5 pm at Bicentennial Park on the Nelson waterfront. The Camp Sheldrake Duck Race is the non-profit camp’s largest annual fundraiser and ticket sales have been ongoing all summer long. This year’s…

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Miramichi Scottish Festival

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 18, 2015 /

Miramichi Scottish Festival August 21-23, 2015 Caid Mile Failte! – Come Celebrate With Us! Friday, August 21, 2015 Riverside Entertainment Centre: Tartan Banquet Doors open 6pm • Meet & Greet 6:30 –7:00pm Special entertainment by the Fochabers Fiddlers, direct from Scotland. • Winston Curtis – Piping the Haggis • Ian Craig address to The Haggis…

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Angling Closure to 23 Salmon Holding Pools in the Miramichi River System

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 17, 2015 /

Fisheries and Oceans Canada wishes to inform the public that the following salmon fishing pools will be closed to angling for all species of fish, for cause of high water temperature and low water levels. These changes are effective as of Monday, August 17, 2015: Confluence of Wildcat Brook and Northwest Miramichi River, including the…

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Napan Agricultural Show Breaks Records

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 17, 2015 /

The Napan Agricultural Show celebrated its 24th year with record breaking crowds and great weather. The fair kicked off on Thursday August 13th with the Opening Ceremonies and a Horse Haul and wrapped up yesterday, Sunday August 16th with the Closing Ceremonies, draft horse events, light horse events, mini madness with miniature horses, and children’s…

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17th Annual COPA Fly-In Held

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 17, 2015 /

The 17th annual Canadian Owners and Pilots Association (COPA) Fly-In was held over the weekend on Saturday August 15th and Sunday August 17th. Miramichi Chapter 39 hosted the event at their Miramichi Airport Clubhouse. Parking and camping areas were available on site. The weekend not only allowed COPA members the opportunity to proudly show off their planes, […]

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Book Review: Costa Blanca & Other Stories by Raymond Fraser

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 17, 2015 /

I always enjoy reading Ray’s novels and short stories and this book is no exception. It is one of his earlier works and his characters Walt Macbride and his friend Sully will be familiar to … Read more…

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Miramichi Salmon Association Online Auction

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 16, 2015 /

The Miramichi Salmon Association is pleased to announce that it has launched an MSA Online Auction, featuring an all-inclusive trip for six rods for three full days to Mountain Channel, one of the best salmon fishing stretches on the SW Miramichi River this year!

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Ironmen Clinch Second

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 16, 2015 /

After a rough game at home on Thursday, the Miecon Ironmen regrouped  and journeyed to Moncton two days later where they defeated the Fisher Cats 6-1 to claim second place and home field. Jamie Walls, notching his 6th win of the year tossed 6 innings and Ryan Lukach finished up. Now it is time to […]

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Scottish Festival Marks 250th Anniversary of William Davidson’s Arrival

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 15, 2015 /

Photos & Story contributed by Highland Society of New Brunswick at Miramichi The 250th Anniversary of the arrival of William Davidson on the Miramichi from Scotland is being marked during the 2015-16 season. He settled at Wilson’s Point and established the first English-speaking settlement in the area. Throughout the year a number of events have…

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Napan Agricultural Show Under Way

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 14, 2015 /

The annual Napan Agricultural Show kicked off last night, Thursday August 13th, with opening ceremonies, a Children’s western parade, the Napan Drill team, a ribbon cutting, and horse hauling match. The show is the biggest agricultural fair of its kind in the area and organizers work very hard to bring the past and present together. There are many…

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