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The New Brunswick Sunflower Festival

The NB Sunflower Festival is a feast for your eyes. Be awestruck as you catch a wagon ride to the top of the massive field to see 150,000 beautiful suns facing you at once. It is an annual event now in Salisbury that you can look forward to year after year.

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Maritimes Maven Meets Mabel Murple

Mabel Murple’s Book Shoppe & Dreamery is what children’s dreams are made of. Nestled on River John on the Sunrise Trail on the Northumberland Shore of Nova Scotia, Canadian Children’s Author, Poet & Educator Sheree Fitch has opened up her personal hobby farm and created a purplicious place where books come alive through imagination, creativity and old fashioned family fun.

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Destination Doaktown & Boiestown

Doaktown & Boiestown are not just signs on a highway you pass on your way somewhere else, this area is a DESTINATION to DISCOVER! You won’t believe how much there is to see & do in the area along the majestic Miramichi River, so much so that you need to stay for a while & do I have a place for you! ‘Come Home’ to Doaktown & Boiestown and find a treasure trove of hidden gems.

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A Taste of Devour at the Algonquin

DEVOUR! The Food & Film Fest came to the Algonquin Resort in St. Andrews by-the-Sea for the 3rd year in a row this spring and it was nothing short of incredible! The Algonquin showcased the magic of this spectacular celebration of food & film with a jam packed fun feast-ival weekend in a beautiful fairytale setting. Be sure to put Devour! at the Algonquin on your calendar for April, 2020!

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Dine Around Halifax Heats Up February

Dine Around is heating up Halifax in February. Innovative chefs use locally sourced ingredients to prepare special curated menus with fixed discounted prices. Dine & Stay hotels also are offering great discounts this month too. Start the car… It’s Winner, Winner… Gourmet Dinner!!

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'Twas the Month Before Christmas in Downtown Fredericton

‘Twas the month before Christmas, when all thro’ downtown, The shoppers were frantic and on a countdown. ~ And so it begins… Join me as I give you a glimpse of my hometown’s downtown, through a familiar sounding poem. Spend a day, in my shoes and though my eyes, with my dear friend too, as we enjoy shopping & walking about, savouring the festive moments in beautiful downtown Fredericton. I hope you get a chance, in your own shoes, to experience the same. It’s one of my favourite places.

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Christmas at the Station

Childlike wonder awaits you at Christmas at the Station. The McAdam Railway Station, a New Brunswick & Canadian Historic site and a designated Heritage Railway Station is decked out to the nines in a spectacular sparkling showcase for the holiday season. Be forewarned, you will leave with Christmas spirit in your heart.

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La Grande Grouille ~ The Great Fall Festival

There are over 3,000 pumpkins at La Grande Grouille. There are also hundreds of incredible creatures too: fairies & gnomes, witches & wizards, cats & bats, birds & insects, animals & mystical creatures ~ even fantastical fire dancers! La Grande Grouille is an important annual ritual, as together all these creatures together rise to remind us to take good care of the earth. Look, listen & learn on the most magical weekend of the year as New Brunswick Botanical Garden celebrates La Grande Grouille ~ The Great Fall Festival!

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Merry Mahone Bay Scarecrow Festival

Sweet Mahone Bay transforms into a merriment of characters for their annual Scarecrow Festival & Antique Fair. The whole town is brimming with life-size imaginative scarecrows from the traditional to the absurd, all to tickle your funny bone and offer a fabulous family activity ladened weekend coupled with the largest antique show in the Maritimes. This unique joyful autumn extravaganza delivers!

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Making Waves on Ministers Island

‘Making Waves: Art on the Island’ is an annual event sponsored by Sunbury Shores Art & Nature Centre. This Fine Art Auction is a community arts & nature fundraiser held at Covenhoven House on Ministers Island. It is a extraordinary evening held in a remarkable place, featuring works by 50 contemporary artists and it all begins by crossing to an island on the exposed ocean floor when the tide is low.

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Feast in the Village at Kings Landing

Open-air, long-table dining set amidst the breathtaking landscape of Kings Landing is a fun-filled, living history lesson that resonates. Step back in time, as you gather and interact with villagers and other special guests for a Harvest Feast celebration. A seasonal bounty of traditional Maritimes heritage recipes are shared together while you are entertained by villagers. Enjoy time travel, dinner and a lively spoon-playing, toe-tapping, singing & dancing ‘Kitchen Party’.

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Awe-Inspiring, Exquisite Kingsbrae Garden

Kingsbrae Garden is a 27-acre fine horticultural garden highlighting traditional formal gardening as well as modern styles. Each themed garden showcases unique features that embrace its’ focus beautifully. The sculpture garden, filled with winners of a Canada-wide sculpture competition, is spectacular. Be awe-inspired as you stroll Kingsbrae Garden, sharing it with other wandering admirers, happily grazing animals, singing birds, splashing ducks, fluttering butterflies & buzzing bees.

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Endearing Deer Island

Board a small ferry and head to serene, picturesque Deer Island in the Bay of Fundy. Whether you love canoeing or kayaking, hiking or biking or simply taking slow scenic drives, stopping here and there to get out and take it all in ~ this is a hidden gem that begs to be discovered.

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Uniquely Colourful Edmundston

Discover Edmundston & the Madawaska Region! Edmundston is a colourful, cultural city. People who live in this city and region are proud of their heritage and more than happy to have you visit. They embrace their history & celebrate who they are. They are so welcoming that you find yourself planning a return trip before you ever leave.

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The New Brunswick Botanical Garden ~ A Garden to Love

Proudly celebrating 25 years, New Brunswick Botanical Garden is a delightful artistic and creative walk of wonder on the Madawaska River in Saint Jacques. Whimsical garden sculptures welcome you into the impressive architectural entrance garden and it just keeps on coming. Twelve themed gardens, serene waterscapes, talented Artists in Residence, a Live Butterfly Exhibit, a Herbalist’s Pavillon with educational & interactive workshops and the sweetest cafe overlooking the garden to enjoy the marvel of it all. This is a garden to love.

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Enchanting Victoria By-The-Sea

Victoria By-the-Sea is special. You know it the minute you arrive. The sweet painted homes, some even with widow-walks on the top reminding you of its’ seafaring history will have you smitten in no time. Postcard perfect, this charming coastal fishing village will pull you in and have you returning year after year. There’s a mystical draw for me here. I hope you will discover it too and love it as much as I do.

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From Farm to Fire to Feast with Chef Michael at The Inn at Bay Fortune

The ‘FireWorks Feast’ with Chef Michael at The Inn at Bay Fortune was an extraordinary dining experience. Meeting one of Canada’s Best Known Chefs and sitting down with him for a one-on-one to hear about his goals, vision and passion for his farm to fire to fork restaurant in Prince Edward Island was the cherry on top on this very special evening!

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All Aboard for Railway Pie at McAdam Railway Station

The history that surrounds McAdam Railway Station has all the makings of a Hollywood movie or at least a good Netflix drama series: affairs, run away housewives, shotgun wielding husbands, unwed mothers, abandoned babies, high society, financial ruin, ghost stories, murder & mayhem. Come hear the stories while you enjoy a guided tour through this famous Canadian icon and National Historical treasure before it is too late. And be sure to enjoy some famous ‘Railway Pie’ served in the station’s diner just like it was over a century ago.

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