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What’s On The Go August 18-20

What’s On The Go August 18-20

The weekend of August 18-20 is jam packed with lots of fun events! You certainly won’t have an “I’m Bored” moment all weekend long! 

 

Previously known as the Lumberjack Competition, this year the Central New Brunswick Woodmen’s Museum will be extending the event to a weekend long festival! Saturday watch elite timber athletes compete before learning the art of Timbersports such as axe throwing and the cross cut on Sunday! Big Jim will be on site Sunday to spin the tales of the Canadian Lumberjack. For more info click here. 

This year’s Scottish Fest kicks off with the annual Tartan Banquet Friday August 18, the rest of the weekend you can participate in great events such as a Scottish Pub & enjoy traditional performances like that of Fochaber’s Fiddlers on Sunday! For more information click here

Classic Rockband White Noise will be taking the stage at the Miramichi Folklore Park in Renous at 8pm on Saturday! Admission is $6! 

August 18-20 Participate in this celebration of Aboriginal culture and heritage through prayers, chants, dances, feasts and songs. Everyone is welcome! 

Feeling a need for speed? Visit the Miramichi Dragway Park for their Sport Compact / Bike Weekend! 

August 19 things are about to get dirty with the Miramichi Mud Fest, kicking off at 9am at the Nordin Rec Centre. 

 

 

20 Things Under 20 Dollars

20 Things Under 20 Dollars

  To Celebrate Canada 150, Parks Canada are giving away free passes to all National Parks, visit Kouchibouguac National Park !  Cross New Brunswick’s longest suspension bridge – the Priceville footbridge!  Visit the naive art’s free exhibit by Paul Ouelllette at Carrefour’s Galerie Artcadienne.  Take a stroll around Middle Island Historical Park to learn the historyContinue Reading

An August Full of Fun!

An August Full of Fun!

Just because we are nearing the end of July doesn’t mean we are nearing the end of summer fun! There is still lots to do and see in Atlantic Canada’s Great Outdoors all throughout the month of August! On August fifth, begin your race around Miramichi for your chance to win $300! Middle Island’s AmazingContinue Reading

Celebrating Multiculturalism in Miramichi

Celebrating Multiculturalism in Miramichi

June 27 is National Multiculturalism Day. Did you know the Miramichi is a melting pot of over 60 different cultures? On June 27 you can celebrate with the Miramichi Regional Multicultural Association at Waterford Green. At noon enjoy the Cultural Sails Reveal which were specifically designed to highlight Miramichi’s multicultural roots. There will also beContinue Reading

Celebrate Multicultural Day (with great food!)

Celebrate Multicultural Day (with great food!)

June 27 is National Multiculturalism Day and what better way to celebrate our multiculturalism than with our fantastic food options? Some of these may be well known while others may be hidden gems just waiting for you to discover.  Thursday, Friday & Saturday – Catch Sushi Night at Chatter’s Pub & Eatery    Another fanContinue Reading

Celebrating Aboriginal Heritage on the Miramichi

Celebrating Aboriginal Heritage on the Miramichi

“June 21 is National Aboriginal Day. This is a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit & Metis peoples”  Aboriginal people have inhabited the Miramichi region for over three millennia & have been contributing their unique culture and traditions for time immemorable.Continue Reading

Father’s Day

Father’s Day

Dad showed you how to throw a ball, change a tire and is always there for you. We all know the Dad who has everything so that’s why here at Discover Miramichi we have come up with some unique gift ideas. For the Dad who would like to see his son catch his first AtlanticContinue Reading

Ten Romantic Date Night Ideas in Miramichi

Ten Romantic Date Night Ideas in Miramichi

“I got some platforms sitting in the corner.They wanna stroll on a city sidewalk.I got a dress that’ll show a little uh uh but you ain’t gettin’ uh uh if you don’t come pick me up Show me off (wow),You might be tired, but I’m not!I don’t know why you don’t take me down town likeContinue Reading

Miramichi’s Most Instagram Worthy Spots

Miramichi’s Most Instagram Worthy Spots

1. French Fort Cove Hiking Trails – with towering trees and rushing streams, find the perfect nature shot here 2. Miramichi Golf Club – whether its an action shot on the driving range or a photo with the background of the rustic club house, you won’t want to miss this beautiful location 3. Ritchie’s WharfContinue Reading

Mothers Day on the Miramichi

Mothers Day on the Miramichi

Here at Discover Miramichi, we’ve come up with a list of things to do with mom this weekend so that you don’t wind up buying her a gift at the gas station (again)!  Mom has cooked your breakfast & done your dishes for years. Treat her with a delicious brunch at 1809 Restaurant. 2. EnjoyContinue Reading