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2013 Call to the Dance!

Since August 4, 1984, hundreds of dancers and young fiddlers have participated in the Chestico Days Step Dancing Festival and many of these continue to entertain audiences throughout the world. The 30th Annual Step Dancing Festival will be held in beautiful Port Hood on Saturday, August 3, 2013 at 1 PM. Music for the dancers will be provided by all-time… (more…)

2012 Chestico Couple

The Chestico Museum and Historical Society is pleased to honour Maude and Omer Campbell as this year’s Chestico Couple. Maude grew up in Rankinville. She was the youngest of ten children born to Jessie Agnes (Cameron) and Danny Sandy MacNeil. Maude received her education at St. Joseph’s Convent School in Mabou. She went on to study Nursing inTruro. Omer was… (more…)

Canada Games Torch at Chestico Days!

Hard as it is to believe, we are already half way through the month of June. Of course that means that Chestico Days is just around the corner! Chestico Days is always eagerly anticipated in Port Hood. This year we will have one more reason to celebrate as the 2011 Canada Games Torch will be part of the Chestico Days… (more…)

Call to the Dance!

Since 1984, the Chestico Museum has been involved with the Chestico Days Dancing Festival.  The 27th edition of this event will be held in beautiful Port Hood, Cape Breton Island on Saturday, July 31, 2010 at 1:00 pm.  The Chestico Days Organizing Committee is currently searching for dancers to participate in this festival.  If you have performed in the past, we… (more…)

Chestico Days Step Dancing Festival

The 26th annual Chestico Days Step Dancing Festival was held on Saturday, August 1st in Port Hood.  The emcee for the event was Bob MacEachern and music was supplied by Kinnon and Betty Beaton.  A number of our young dancers and musicians displayed their talent to an appreciative audience. During the course of the event, Bob MacEachern presented Bruce Beaton… (more…)