Month: August 2020

The Doak House / Provincial Heritage Site of Doaktown Christmas In August!

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 15, 2020 /

The Doak House / Provincial Heritage Site of Doaktown will be hosting a “Christmas in August” Market on Saturday, August 22nd, 2020 from 9 am to 1 pm at 386 Main Street, Doaktown, New Brunswick. Vendor inquiries are welcomed and this is an indoor – outdoor event. Tables are limited, one per vendor, call to…

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Comic Alley Grand Opening – Miramichi

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 14, 2020 /

Come check out the grand opening of Miramichi’s comic and fandom shop, Comic Alley! It will be held on Monday, August 17th, 2020 from 10 AM to 5 PM. There will be: -Comic Books– Graphic Novels-Dungeons and Dragons-Board Games-Magic! -The Gathering-Pokemon-Yugioh – And MORE!  They are located at 1756 Water Street in the Historic Chatham…

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Women’s Institute of Rogersville Wednesday Craft Sales

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 13, 2020 /

The Women’s Institute of Rogersville will have a Craft Sale each Wednesday during the month of August 2020. Our centre is opened every Wednesday from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. We are situated at 11117 rue Principale Unit 1, Rogersville, New Brunswick. In case of bad weather, the event will be held indoors. Besides quilts,…

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Why Improv for Anxiety?

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 12, 2020 /

By Tara Audibert I was traveling in my car listening to a CBC radio interview about a guy with high anxiety who went to an improv class in Toronto and it helped him so much that he started teaching his own Improv class for people with anxiety. As I listened, I thought to myself, OMG I…

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Charity Car Wash in Miramichi

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 11, 2020 /

Please Join Us, Inner Flow Energy Healing & Healing Path Recovery Services on Saturday August 15th between 10am – 2pm for a Charity Car Wash at OK Tire Services on the Square Miramichi. DONATION ONLY! ALL PROCEEDS from car wash is going to A NON-PROFIT Organization – Domestic Shelters, Miramichi. Charitable tax receipts available upon…

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Cali.Co Café’s First Birthday and Autism Resources Miramichi Inc.’s Annual Walk for Autism

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 10, 2020 /

Come on out from 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday, August 15th, 2020 to the Cali.Co Café’s First Birthday and Autism Resources Miramichi Inc.’s Annual Walk for Autism all happening at the Cali.Co Café and the Autism Resources Miramichi Inc., 1 Allan Street. The ARM Book Nook will also be open on that day!…

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Dog Days Miramichi Salmon Report

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 8, 2020 /

  Fresh as a daisy…caught near the mouth of the SW Miramichi by Steve Smith on a dry fly. Note the digital scale attached to the net. Over the last week there has been more or less a cessation of Atlantic salmon angling on at least the lower end of the Miramichi.  The water hasn’t…

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Park & Shine

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 8, 2020 /

Hey all Classic Car and Truck Owners! From 5pm to 6:30pm on Friday evening, August 14th, 2020 come one and all out to the community grounds of the Napan Agricultural Show in Napan, New Brunswick. There is no registration required, and the evening will include: Free Draws and a Barbecue Supper, consisting of Potato Salad…

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Annual / 2020 Harvest Home Supper

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 7, 2020 /

The Annual / 2020 Harvest Home Supper will be in a new location, the Black River Community Hall, 7919 Route 117 Highway, on Monday, September 7th, 2020. Note: this year’s event is TAKE OUT only! For just $15. a person, you can have your choice of a turkey or ham dinner – includes turkey, ham,…

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A New Collection of Short Fiction from Miramichi Writer Wayne Curtis

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 6, 2020 /

by James M. Fisher Winter Road is the newest collection of Wayne Curtis’ fictional short stories and is a continuation of his 2017 collection, Homecoming: The Road Less Travelled. The classic Wayne Curtis is all here: reminiscences of glory days gone by, of a world that has changed, of growing older, though perhaps not all…

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Exploring Beaubears Island

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 5, 2020 /

Since 2016, nearly 70,000 guests have participated in programming provided by the Friends of Beaubears Island Inc. This year the doors of the Interpretive Centre will be open Wednesday to Sunday beginning June 17. All of our programs will be offered to one ‘bubble’ at a time. Multiple guides will be onsite to facilitate time…

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Locally Grown in Miramichi

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 4, 2020 /

Each year more and more local growers are offering fresh vegetables, fruit, meat, poultry and seafood. Local chefs are taking advantage of the local food movement by serving farm to table menu options and choosing fresh local ingredients whenever possible. Check out this Giv’er On The River blog for a list of local growers, and…

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Ted Williams’ White Birch Lodge on the Miramichi

By Brad Burns / August 3, 2020 /

by Brad Burns Many of us who fish the Miramichi are fascinated by its history of attracting some remarkable people to its waters. At the top of that list stands Ted Williams who was not only a very high-profile personality, but someone who became much more involved with the river than simply spending a long…

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