2010 Calendars Now Available!

2010 Chestico Museum CalendarThe Chestico Museum 2010 calendars are now available at the museum.  This year, our calendar honours the lives of the more than one hundred men and women from the Chestico area who joined religious congregations, United Church ministry, Roman Catholic priesthood or various lay Christian organizations.

The calendars cost $12 each and can be purchased at the museum.

If you wish to have a calendar mailed to you, postage and handling is $3 for Canadian orders and $4.00 for American orders.  To order by mail, please contact:  Joanne Watts, P.O. Box 144, Port Hood, NS, B0E 2W0.

July 9th Ceilidh

The second ceilidh of the Chestico Museum’s summer ceilidh series was held at the museum on July 9th.  Entertaining were Dawn and Margie Beaton on fiddle and keyboard and Hughie John Beaton on guitar and vocals.   Mary Janet MacDonald was our special guest host for the evening.  She gave us a few steps and even convinced Dawn and Margie to do the same!

We hope you enjoy these photos of the evening.

Next Ceilidh – July 9th

July 9th CeilidhThe Chestico Museum summer ceilidh series continues on Thursday, July 9th at 7 PM at the museum.

This week, we are pleased to welcome Dawn & Margie Beaton and Hughie John Beaton.

Admission is $5 and tea and light refreshments will be served following the show.

We  hope to see you there!

July 2nd Ceilidh

The first ceilidh of the Chestico Museum’s summer ceilidh series was held at the museum July 2nd.  Entertaining were Kolten MacDonell on fiddle, Jeanette MacDonald on keyboard, Lynn Chisholm on guitar and vocals and Highland Dancing was performed by Alexandra McLennan. 

Lives of Service Exhibit

Lives of Service Display The feature exhibit for 2009 at the Chestico Museum is entitled Lives of Service.  It is dedicated to the men and women of the Port Hood area who entered religious life.

Along with photographs and information, there are also a number of items on display.  Among them are Bishop Alexander MacDonald’s robes and the field glasses that were used by Father Donald MacPherson when he served overseas during World War I.

We hope you will come visit us at the museum and learn more about these people of faith.