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The 62nd Miramichi Folksong Festival – Entertainment for All Ages

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 9, 2019 /

The Miramichi Folksong Festival is set to celebrate it’s 62nd season August 4th to 9th in Miramichi. Canada’s longest standing Folksong Festival has something for everyone! There is a Gospel concert, New Brunswick Day Breakfast, noon luncheons, children’s show and evening concerts. This event is by reservation only, call 1-506-622-1780 or visit the website. Limited tickets are available!

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Robert Ross Launches New CD

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 4, 2019 /

Singer-songwriter Robert Ross is returning home to Miramichi to release his new CD. Born in Barryville, Miramichi, Robert is now based in Cairns, Australia. He shares his love of music with audiences in pubs, clubs, resorts, private functions and festivals throughout Australia and Canada. He has been busy writing and recording over the past year and is excited to be returning to the Miramichi to share his new CD of 10 original songs: It’s Never Too Late.

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Summer Symphony Under the Pines at Wilson’s Point

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 3, 2019 /

Join us for an unforgettable evening that will leave you spellbound. Wilson’s Point Historic Site and The Miramichi Scottish Heritage Association have proudly teamed with Tutta Musica to provide you a night of summertime magic as two ensembles: Miramichi String Quartet and East Coast Brass and the acoustics of the little church blend together with sweetness and sass. Spread the word far and wide of this classical ceilidh and come early as seating is limited.
Bring your lawn chair just in case. Coffee and Tea will be served at intermission.

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99.3 The River Summer Deck Series for the 2019 Year

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 29, 2019 /

The 99.3 The River Summer Deck Series kicks off for the 2019 season on Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019. The event is hosted by John O’Shea, and for 8 straight weeks, they will be featuring local and East Coast Country/Roots artists on the deck of 99.3 The River, located at 396 Pleasant Street in Miramichi (Newcastle).
Tickets for each event are only $5 and all you need to bring is your lawn chair. In the event of rain, the Summer Deck Series will be moved to the Club 10 – Royal Canadian Legion Branch #10, located at 20 Fountain Head Lane, above the Goodie Shop Restaurant.

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Gospel Concert at the Saint James and Saint John United Church

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 17, 2019 /

The 3rd Annual Gospel Concert at the Saint James and Saint John United Church will be on Saturday evening, June 22nd, beginning at 7 pm. Featuring a variety of performers. Tickets are $10.

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Call to Writers for Theatre Festival Submissions

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 7, 2019 /

The MRC Theatre Festival is a community-based, fringe-style theatre festival to be held August 14 to 18, 2019 in Miramichi. The Miramichi River Community (MRC) Theatre Festival has begun planning its second year and has put out a call for writers to submit their works. These pieces can be scripts, short stories, poems, and can be in any genre. Scripts will be either performed as full productions or read by actors in script readings, short stories will either be read or adapted into short plays, and poetry will either be read or used as audio in physical theatre pieces. The deadline to submit pieces is July 1, 2019.

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I Wrote a Thing – Creative Writing Workshop

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 5, 2019 /

Creative Writing Workshops will be held at the Newcastle Public Library on Wednesday evenings, from June 12th to July 31st. This is a free weekly class for like-minded individuals to gather, discuss and write about interesting ideas, weird ideas, all the ideas! Open to all creative minds 16 years and up.

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Barryville Golden Age Club’s Annual Lobster Supper and Dance

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 4, 2019 /

The Barryville Golden Age Club will be hosting their Annual Lobster Supper and Dance will be taking place on Saturday evening, June 8th, 2019. The supper begins at 6:30 p.m. with a dance to follow at 8:00 p.m. with music by Eastern Sound. Everyone is welcome to attend!

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Father Antonio Reyes 35th Anniversary of Ordination to the Priesthood Celebration and Birthday Celebration

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 3, 2019 /

On Thursday, June 13th, 2019, come out to the Saint Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, located at 360 Newcastle Boulevard in Newcastle (Miramichi West) for the 12:05 p.m. noon mass for Father Antonio Reyes’ 35th Anniversary of Ordination to the Priesthood Celebration and Birthday Celebration. Following the mass, everyone is welcome to a lunch in the basement of Saint Mary’s Roman Catholic Church.

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Through Sunlight and Shadows – By Raymond Fraser “Winner of New Brunswick Book Award for Fiction”

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 3, 2019 /

Pottersfield Press is pleased to announce that Through Sunlight and Shadows, by the late Raymond Fraser, a Miramichi born writer has won the New Brunswick Book Award for fiction. Through Sunlight and Shadows is an autobiographical novel about a young boy set in the small New Brunswick town of Bannonbridge in the 1940s and 1950s. The New Brunswick Book Awards are awarded annually by The Fiddlehead and the Writer’s Federation of New Brunswick.

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Miramichi Book Launch: The Great Trees of New Brunswick (2nd Edition)

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 1, 2019 /

On Saturday, June 15th, 2019, from 1 pm to 3 pm, come out to the Newcastle Public Library for a Miramichi Book Launch: The Great Trees of New Brunswick (2nd Edition), by authors Tracy Glynn and David Palmer. The book will be available for sale on that day courtesy of the Conservation Council of New Brunswick. This event is free and open to the public. Presented by the Newcastle Public Library and Goose Lane Editions.

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Saint Andrew’s United Church Annual Summer Community Kitchen Gospel Concert Fundraiser

By Giv'er Miramichi / May 22, 2019 /

The Saint Andrew’s United Church Annual Summer Community Kitchen Gospel Concert Fundraiser will be taking place at Saint Andrew’s United Church, 188 Wellington Street, Chatham on Sunday evening, June 2nd, 2019 at 7 pm. Hosted by Susan Butler, C.M., O.N.B., L.L.D., and sponsored by the 62nd Annual Miramichi Folksong Festival Inc. Admission is a freewill offering and a reception will follow in the Saint Luke’s Hall (Saint Andrew’s United Church Basement).

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