Month: July 2018
On Wednesday, August 1st, 2018, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., come out to the Kinsmen Centre of the Miramichi, located at 100 Newcastle Boulevard, for an Open House for Proposed Pellet Plant – Northern Energy Solutions (NES) Inc. The proposed Miramichi wood pellet plant would produce up to 275,000 tonnes of pellets per year, and be located at the former pulp and paper mill site on Curtis Road.Read More
On Saturday, August 11th 2018 there will be a parade and ceremony to raise the United Nations flag in celebration of the globally important contribution of peacekeeping and Peacekeepers to world peace, and in commemoration of fallen Peacekeepers.Read More
Brad Burns, our Miramichi Salmon and Fishing Guru is back with his Fishing Report and shares the news that the Natoaganeg First Nation “Eel Ground” has been granted approval by the Department of Fisheries and Oceans for a commercial striped bass fishery with a quota of 50,000 fish per year. The details of the distribution are unclear at this time, but the times when the fishery will be conducted are in late May/June and then again in October. These are the times when the fish are in the river spawning and later preparing to overwinter.Read More
The 61st Miramichi Folksong Festival will be held from August 5-10, 2018 at the Beaverbrook Kin Centre, 100 Newcastle Blvd. A musical week of celebration in song.Read More
After one of the better June’s in a few years we ran out of luck, or at least most of it. July has been hot, but it is the timing of that heat that has been the killer. It actually began the last day of June, and just as the heart of the summer run was scheduled to arrive we had a week of 30C range temperatures.Read More
Building on the success of last year’s picnic during the Tall Ship Festival, the Friends of Beaubears Island, in partnership with le centre communautaire Carrefour Beausoleil, will stage a public picnic on the Island this Saturday, July 28, from 12-4pm. Join the characters of Beaubears Island for an afternoon of entertainment and picnic fare. If you feel inclined, get your photograph taken with the region’s historical figures – a great keepsake for this outstanding event.Read More
The Annual Doaktown Fair will be held from August 3rd to 6th, 2018 and is an old-time country fair features something for everyone to enjoy. Activities include a country jamboree, breakfast at the Doaktown Legion, prize bingo at the catholic church hall, a dance at the Legion and many country fair events at the arena.
Events at the arena include a touch truck event, petting zoo, pony rides, traditional games, and displays of home baking, crafts and vegetables. Enjoy old-time favourite games such as wooden bottles and cats, and also the top shooter.
Jakob Jardine, a 11 year old boy from Warwick Settlement, has returned from the War Amps 2018 Atlantic Child Amputee (CHAMP) Seminar in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. The seminar brought together young amputees from across the Atlantic provinces while also marking the 100th Anniversary of The War Amps.Read More
The 2018 Bay du Vin Summer Survival will be held from Saturday, July 28, 2018 to Saturday, August 4th, 2018 at the Bay du Vin Summer Survival Grounds, Bay du Vin, New Brunswick. Summer survival is a week long festival with something for all ages.Read More
Looking for something to do on a nice sunny day in Miramichi? What better way to spend it than to check out the Ocean Spray Cranberry Bog near Rogersville and the Little Big Bear Safari in Acadieville, outside of Rogersville. Laney and Alecia were recently to both locations of which they’d never seen up close before! It was another great experience exploring Miramichi’s surrounding areas and all that they have to offer!Read More
From 4 pm to 6 pm on Sunday, July 29th, 2018, come and bring a family member or a friend out to The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Roman Catholic Church, 306 Water Street in Chatham Head / Miramichi to a Cold Plate Fundraiser in support of The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Roman Catholic Church. The Menu will be consisting of Ham, Turkey, Potato Salad, Coleslaw, Dessert and a Beverage. Admission is $12. a person – eat in or take out and tickets are pre-sold in advance.Read More
Visit local artists, writers, folk artists and artisans during the second annual Miramichi Area Art Studio Tours.
Artists from across the region will be opening their homes and studios for visitors during the weekend of August 2nd to 5th, 2018 in a celebration of the arts community! Featuring fine art, mixed media, poetry, readings, crafts persons and more!Read More