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Beautiful history at Founders' Days

PHOTO ESSAY:
For all of enjoyment of fireworks, idol singing, local music, redneck-praising, cotton candy & hot dog eating, the most authentic reckoning of Founders' Days is always the 18th century reenactors who travel from far and wide to bring the essence of our history alive in the most colourful way.

Dinner & music with Chett's House Party Wednesday

Chett Buchanan brings his folksy, bluesy rock and rolly musical antics to a new summer music series, Dinner & Music at the Sea Dog on Wednesdays in July and August.

The next show is on JULY 23 at the Sea Dog at 7:00pm, with a $5 cover.

Shelburne, Birchtown, Yarmouth featured in USA Today travel story

Ferry tale: Savor summer in Nova Scotia

From USA Today: With its disco, spa and casino, this spanking-new 1,215-passenger vessel sports the requisite trappings of many a cruise ship.

Pride flag raised in Shelburne

From CBC: The Pride flag was raised over Shelburne, N.S., Thursday for the first time in the town’s 231-year history.

The town council and MLA Sterling Belliveau were joined by Shelburne native Neville MacKay, the celebrated owner of My Mother’s Bloomers in Halifax. MacKay was born and raised in Middle Ohio, just outside of Shelburne.

Shelburne to celebrate gay pride

First time ever

For the first time in 231 years, the little Town of Shelburne, Nova Scotia will celebrate gay pride in an official capacity.

Founders' Days 2014 is set for a big weekend

July 17 through 20 on Shelburne's waterfront.

Some of the activities include:

“Get Your Shorts On” Competition Open For Entries

The Shelburne Film Expo has announced its official Call For Entries for this year's “Get Your Shorts On” Competition.  

The competition is open to all Nova Scotians, 14 years and up.  Entering a short film is free of charge and filmmakers are encouraged to visit the Submissions page on Shelburne Film Expo's web site.  The deadline for entry is August 1, 2014. 

Cruise ship visit a win for Shelburne

Pearl Mist passengers and staff

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