Year: 2020

Beaverbrook House: Victorian Elegance in 21st Century Miramichi

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 24, 2020 /

By: Charlotte Loggie, Miramichi Historical Society In 1877, work began on a three storey home set on a hill overlooking the young town of Newcastle. The house was built in Second Empire style, which was popular from 1865-1900 in North America. The style consisted of elaborate ornamentations, and a mansard roof. This kind of roof…

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Miramichi Drive In

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 23, 2020 /

The Historic Chatham Business District is pleased to inform the community we are presenting a two-evening ‘Miramichi Drive-In’ over the New Brunswick long weekend! The drive-in is being held on the front grounds of the Miramichi Agricultural Exhibition on Church Street on Saturday, August 1st and again on Sunday, August 2nd with a 9:35pm dusk…

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Camp Sheldrake Duck Race Tickets and Information

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 23, 2020 /

While Camp Sheldrake will not be opening this year for overnight camping, funding for ongoing expenses and projects will continue throughout 2020 and 2021. This year our annual Duck Race will be a Duck Ticket Draw. As our Duck Race is by far the camp’s largest fundraiser, it is of great importance that we do…

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Karasek Dance Studio Presents: HOUSE PARTY 2020

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 22, 2020 /

The Karasek Dance Studio Presents: HOUSE PARTY 2020 on Thursday, July 30th from 7 to 10 pm at the Gymnasium of the Carrefour Beausoleil, 300 Beaverbrook Road, Miramichi. The tickets are only $20 in advance, and $25 at the door and can be purchased from the Brookdale Flower Shop, the Karasek Dance Studio in Newcastle…

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July Miramichi Salmon Report

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 21, 2020 /

Country Haven anglers with Miramichi double header on salmon. Fishing Friends – July 11/2020 – there are a number of new and ongoing Atlantic salmon news items available regarding the Miramichi, but none more noteworthy than the surprisingly robust run of Atlantic salmon – grilse especially – that is taking place on the Southwest Miramichi…

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Burnt Church WI (Women’s Institute) Wednesday Summer Luncheons Update

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 20, 2020 /

The Burnt Church WI (Women’s Institute) Wednesday Summer Luncheons this year are cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. They are usually held the last two weeks of July and first two weeks of August at the Burnt Church WI (Women’s Institute) Hall, located at 325 Burnt Church Road, Burnt Church, NB. The Women’s Institute Members…

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63rd – 2020 Miramichi Folksong Festival

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 18, 2020 /

Dr. Manny’s Legacy Lives On with the63 rd Annual Miramichi ‘Virtual’ Folksong Festival This year’s festival will be hosted by Melanie Ross-Breen. WHAT: A 2-day virtual folksong festival of Canada’s longest running folksong festival. WHEN: Sunday, August 2nd , & Monday, August 3rd , 2020 WHERE: Virtual via YouTube – Find links posted on www.miramichifolksongfestival.com,…

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July 14th Miramichi Salmon Short Report Barriers and Gill Nets

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 17, 2020 /

Fishing Friends: I promised an update on the latest Barrier counts as soon as available, and we got them today.  Frankly after the numbers of fish reported running up the SW Miramichi, and the good fishing that has taken place, I thought the Dungarvon might well take a huge jump.  It didn’t, but it did…

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MSA 2020 Photo Contest

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 17, 2020 /

It’s that time of year again! The MSA has launched our 5th Annual MSA Photo Contest! And they are looking for photos from all across the Miramichi Watershed. Each entrant can submit photos in each category: Angling Miramichi Scenes Miramichi People Kids Each 1st place winner will receive a $25 gift card to Bass Pro…

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COVID Can’t Stop Speedway Miramichi in 2020

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 16, 2020 /

After losing opening day in May due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Speedway Miramichi finally got their 2020 season underway on June 20th. At the Return to Racing, the Street Stock and Mini Stock divisions contested the first races held in Atlantic Canada, with each division running a pair of 30 lap features. Defending track champion Chris…

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National Parks Day on Beaubears Island

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 16, 2020 /

On July 18, Parks Canada honours their National Parks and Historic Sites across the country in an annual event where thousands of people participate in fun, educational, family-oriented events in parks and Historic Sites across the country. Many activities highlight the important role that parks play in maintaining healthy and resilient ecosystems, protecting critical habitat…

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Île Beaubears Island Interpretive Centre Welcomes New Ferry Boat

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 15, 2020 /

The Île Beaubears Island Interpretive Centre is pleased to welcome a new Ferry Boat for their tours – The Rustler! Tours and Ferry Service to Île Beaubears Island are available from 10 am to 4 pm from Wednesday to Sunday! Come enjoy a guided tour and learn about important chapters in the history of the…

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Rotary Polio Tulips Available to Order.

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 14, 2020 /

Thirty-five years ago, Rotary began a campaign to eliminate polio from the globe, when polio was endemic in several continents with hundreds of thousands of cases each year.  Tulips are sold each year in an effort to raise awareness, funds, and support to eradicate the vaccine-preventable disease. The cost per box of 25 tulip bulbs…

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