Celtic Colours 2017 Storytelling

In conjunction with Celtic Colours , the Chestico Museum will host a “Tales of Rum Running & Moonshine” Storytelling Session on Tuesday, October 10th from 2:00 until 3:30 PM.  Among our storytellers will be Blaise Beaton, John Gillies, Janet McManus and John Philip Rankin. They will share stories dealing with rum running, moonshining, prohibition and bootlegging in our area. An… (more…)

Final Ceilidh: August 31, 2017

The final ceilidh of our 2017 summer ceilidh series will be Thursday, August 31st at 7 PM at the museum. This week our entertainment will be: Elizabeth MacInnis – Fiddle Sarah MacInnis – Piano & Vocals Peter MacKenzie – Guitar & Vocals Admission is $5. Tea and light refreshments will be served following the show. We hope to see you Thursday as we… (more…)

Next Ceilidh: August 24, 2017

The eighth ceilidh of our 2017 summer ceilidh series will be Thursday, August 24th at 7 PM at the museum. Our ceilidh this week will feature: Dawn & Margie Beaton – Fiddle & Piano Lynn Chisholm – Guitar & Vocals Admission is $5. Tea and light refreshments will be served following the show. Hope to see you there!

Talk on the Sutherland Clearances

The Chestico Museum is pleased to host a talk by Dr. Annie Tindley, Senior Lecturer in modern British History at Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK on Wednesday, August 23rd at 7 PM. Dr. Tindley’s talk will be entitled A State of Nature? Clearances, Ownership and Conflict in the Highlands of Scotland, ca. 1790-1900. It will look at the varying… (more…)

2017 Chestico Couples

The Chestico Museum and Historical Society is pleased to honour Evelyn & Angus MacLean and Jeanie & Donald MacMillan as this year’s Chestico Couples. Evelyn & Angus MacLean: Evelyn grew up in Port Hood. She was the daughter of Annie Belle (MacKinnon) and Ben Hawley. Angus was born in Halifax to Evelyn (Lynch) and John Angus MacLean. When Angus was… (more…)

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