Cumberland County Heritage Network Society

Friday, July 29, 2011

Yard Sale

Malagash Area Heritage Association is having a yard sale on Saturday August 6th starting at 9:00am at the Malagash Community Hall. Please call 257-2407 or 257-2142 to make arrangements for dropping off any donated items. Proceeds for Salt Mine Museum.

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Nova Scotia Museum Virtual Tours

Click here to check out the virtual tours of The Age of Sail Museum, Cumberland Genealogy Society, Cumberland County Museum and Archives, Nova Scotia Highlanders Regimental Museum, Wallace & Area Museum, Ottawa House By The Sea Museum, Creamery Square, River Hebert Heritage Models Center and Museum, Minudie Heritage Association, Springhill Miners Museum, Malagash Mine Museum, Fundy Geological Museum.

The Age of Sail Museum

On September 3rd, 2011,the Age of Sail Museum, Annual Labour Day Supper at the FPW Firehall 4:30pm-6:00pm, Museum goes to fall hours, Thursday-Monday 10am-6pm
September 4th 2011, The Age of Sail Museum, Annual Ecumenical Outdoor Church Service and pancake breakfast at Colins field, Antique engine show at the museum (free admission) 9:30am.

Cumberland 2011 Genealogy Conference

Friday August 19, 2011,
12:00-6:00pm Registration & Welcome
1:00-2:00pm Gwen King- Do's and Don'ts of Genealogy Research
2:30-3:30pm Dr. Allan Marble- The Accommodation and Care of the Poor and Harmless
Insane in Nova Scotian 1758-1958
6:30-8:30pm David A. Lambert- Research New Englanders-Useful for those who are
descended from Planters and Loyalists
Saturday August 20, 2011-
9:15-10:00am Registration 7 Welcome
10:00-11:00- Ronnie-Gilles Leblanc- An Acadian Topic??
1:30-2:30pm- Dr. Allan Marble- The great Influence Pandemic of 1918-1920, the Nova
Scotia Experience
Janice Fralic-Brown- Finding and using records pre-1864
3:00-4:00pm- George F. Sanborn Jr.- The problem of Names in Highland Scots Research
Rev. Eldon Hay- Chignecto Covenanters
6:00-8:00pm- Banquet (Turkey Dinner)
David A. Lambert- New England Soldiers who fought in the Maritimes
during the French & Indian Wars
Sunday August 21, 2011
9:30 am- 3 bus tours leaving 16 Church back parking lot, Amherst

Sponsored by the Cumberland County Genealogical Society, Amherst, NS and Municipality of the County of Cumberland

Ship's Company Theatre

On August29th, 2011, Ship's Company Theatre Concert Series presents The Hupman Brothers

Cumberland County Museum

On August 27th, 2011, Cumberland County Museum hosts "Community Trading Post' #7, 8am-noon

Ship's Company Theatre

On August 22nd, 2011, Ship's Company Theatre Concert Series presents Rose Cousins

The Age of Sail Museum

On August 20th, 2011, The Age of Sail Museum hosts a Car Wash & BBQ Fundraiser, from 11am-3pm.

Shi'ps Company Theatre

On August15th, 2011,Ship's Company Theatre Concert Series presents Erin Costelo.

The Age of Sail Marathon

On August 14th, 2011,The Age of Sail Marathon, Port Greville.

Cumberland County Museum

On August 13th, 2011, Cumberland County Museum hosts "community Trading Post"-#6, 8am-noon.

Ship's Company Theatre

On August 8th, 2011, Ship's Company Theatre Concert Series presents Down-East Fiddle Show.


Fables hosts a "Dark & Stormy" summer evening, Tatamagouche on August 8, 2011.

Ship's Company Theatre

August 3rd-28th 2011, Ship's Company Theatre presents "The (Post) Mistress

Joggins Fossil Cliffs

Until August 31, 2011, Joggins Fossil Cliffs hosts a Rug Hooking Exhibit by Deanne Fitzpatrick.

"Family Friendly Friday's"

Every Friday is "Family Friendly Fridays" at Joggins Fossils Cliffs, with free admission for children under 12 for the month of August 2011

The Parrsboro Citizen Band

The CCHN would like to congratulate the Parrsboro Citizens Band on it's annual band day of more 50 years now. Thank you to all the volunteers who helped during this event it was a great success and could not have done this without all of your help. To all the listeners who came out to enjoy the great music we hope to see you next year.

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Trading Post at The Cumberland County Museum and Archives

There will be a Trading Post/Community Yard sale at the Cumberland County Museum and Archives on July 30, 2011 from 8:00am - 12 noon. There are still tables available to rent for $8.00 each. Call 667-2561 too book your table today! There will also be a table of unique "old" books at this yard sale, so come on out! There is sure to be something for everyone. Hope to see you there!

Friday, July 8, 2011

Malagash Area Heritage Association's 13th Annual Sandcastle Festivel

The Malagash Area Heritage Association is hosting the 13th Annual Sandcastle Festival on Saturday, August 6, 2011 from 11:00 am until 4:00 pm at the Blue Sea Beach (660 Blue Sea Road, Malagash). Prizes will be awarded for the most original creations in the Commercial, Family, Teen and Under 12 categories. Please call 257-2407 for further information and entrance fees.

Malagash Area Heritage Association Country Supper

The Malagash Area Heritage Association is holding a Country Supper on Saturday, July 23, 2011 from 4:00-6:00pm at the Malagash Community Hall (1926 North Shore Road, Malagash). There will be casseroles, beans, salads, homemade rolls, bread and pie. The cost is $10.00 for adults, $4.00 for children under the age of 12, and preschoolers eat free. All proceeds go toward the Malagash Salt Mine Museum.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

10th Annual Minudie Day

The 10th Annual Minudie Day will be held on Sunday, July 10th beside the Amos Seaman School Museum in Minudie (turn left onto Barronsfield Road after the bridge in River Hebert and follow signs to Minudie). Events start at noon and include: a barbeque, strawberry shortcake teas, craft & bake tables, yard sale, displays of antique tractors & machinery, children's games & races, fish pond, pony rides, face painting & tattoos, and also entertainment throughout the day. To book a table or for more details call 251-2422 or email


The Cumberland County Museum and Archives would again like to thank our sponsoring partnerships for helping us in making the Old Fashioned County Fair a success. We would also like to thank everyone who came out and supported us during this event. It was great seeing everyone there and make sure to keep an eye out for more events coming up at the museum!