Tag Archives: Port Hood

2017 Walking Tours

The Chestico Museum & Historical Society is pleased to offer walking tours of Port Hood this summer. Chestico Museum guides in historic costume (John & Cathy Gillies) will bring the past alive as they highlight the people, events, sights and architecture of Port Hood’s past. The Port Hood Walking Tour is offered on: Monday, July 10 Monday, July 17 Monday,… (more…)

Confederation Tea

The Chestico Museum & Historical Society will present a Confederation Tea on Canada Day from 2 PM to 4 PM at the Port Hood Stone House (324 Main Street). This is your opportunity to meet Port Hood’s politicians from 1867! In this photo we see few of the Port Hood residents from that era that we expect to see at… (more…)

Celtic Colours at the Museum 2016

On Tuesday, October 11th, the Chestico Museum hosted a Celtic Tales & Colourful Yarns storytelling session at the museum. The event was part of Celtic Colours Cultural Experiences series. We were thrilled to welcome a large crowd – including some locals as well as guests from across Canada, the United States and even a group from Scotland. This year our… (more…)

Celtic Colours 2016 Storytelling

In conjunction with Celtic Colours , the Chestico Museum will host a Celtic Tales & Colourful Yarns Storytelling Session on Tuesday, October 11th from 2:00 until 3:30 PM. Our storytellers will be John Gillies, Isaac MacEachen and Rachel Scarano. They will share many lighthearted and colourful tales about local people from the past. Although not “famous” as such, these individuals were… (more…)

August 25, 2016 Ceilidh

The final ceilidh of the Chestico Museum’s 2016 summer ceilidh series was held on Thursday, August 25 and we had a big crowd in attendance! We were thrilled to have Dara Smith-MacDonald as our fiddler and Joey Beaton of Mabou was here to accompany her on the piano. Joey also played a couple of solo pieces for us. Bill MacDonald… (more…)

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