Visit Nova Scotia in Boston — May 17 & 18
Nova Scotia is coming to Boston for a jam-packed weekend of fun and excitement! From a 28’ Nova Scotia Lighthouse, to culinary demonstrations and musical performances, Bostonians will have the chance to experience the culture of Nova Scotia first-hand on May 17 & 18 at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. And then get ready to play ball as Fenway Park hosts Nova Scotia Day on May 18.
Nova Scotia Light at Faneuil Hall Marketplace – May 17 & 18
Join us at Faneuil Hall Marketplace on May 17 & 18 and check out the Nova Scotia Light, a massive replica of Nova Scotia’s very own Peggy’s Cove Lighthouse.
There will be fun and entertainment for everyone including culinary demonstrations, musical performances, baseball banter with some Boston Red Sox legends, a visit from Wally the Green Monster, and the opportunity to win tickets to see the Red Sox play.
And that’s not all! You could win a trip for 4 to Nova Scotia on the new Nova Star cruise ferry.
Schedule of Events at Faneuil Hall
SATURDAY, MAY 17
|Celtic Drumming by SQUID||11:00 AM & 1:10 PM|
|Kids Cooking Demo with the Kilted Chef||11:20 AM & 1:45 PM|
|Nova Scotia Folk Music by Old Man Luedecke||12:05 PM & 1:20 PM|
|Baseball Banter with Red Sox Legends||12:20 PM & 2:45 PM|
|First Pitch Competition (at the Pitching Tunnel)||12:30 PM — 2:30 PM|
|R&B Musical Performance by JRDN||12:45 PM & 1:30 PM|
|The 78th Highlanders Pipe & Drum Band||1:00 PM & 3:15 PM|
|Special Appearance by Wally||2:00 PM — 3:00 PM|
|First Pitch Winner Announcement||3:00 PM — 3:30 PM|
SUNDAY, MAY 18
|Celtic Drumming by SQUID||12:00 PM & 2:20 PM|
|Kids Cooking Demo with the Kilted Chef||12:20 PM & 2:40 PM|
|Nova Scotia Folk Music by Old Man Luedecke||1:15 PM & 3:30 PM|
|Baseball Banter with Red Sox Legends||1:30 PM & 3:45 PM|
|Special appearance by Wally||2:00 PM — 3:00 PM|
|The 78th Highlanders Pipe & Drum Band||2:00 PM & 4:10 PM|
Nova Scotia Day at Fenway
Sunday, May 18 is Nova Scotia Day at Fenway Park. Come cheer along in the special Nova Scotia fan section as the Boston Red Sox take on the Detroit Tigers on ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball game.
A group of tickets in the Nova Scotia fan section is reserved for purchase here.
Nova Scotia’s Talent for Faneuil Hall Marketplace
Old Man Luedecke
Old Man Luedecke is a two-time JUNO Award-winning singer/songwriter and banjo player from Chester, Nova Scotia. Listen to Old Man Luedecke on our Places in Between Road Movie, Sheep, Chefs and Sugar Moons.
SQUID is bringing their high-energy and visually stunning performance to Faneuil Hall. Founded in 2000 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Squid is well known around the region and beyond for its amazing performances.
Halifax native R&B Recording Artist JRDN who recently won the a prestigious Canadian JUNO award for R&B/Soul Recording of the Year 2014; and is just coming off a Canadian tour with Hedley. Before breaking into his successful music career, JRDN was a professional basketball player travelling worldwide.
The 78th Highlanders Pipe & Drum Band
The 78th Highlanders Pipe & Drum Band is a non-profit organization dating back to the 1930s that performs and instructs others in the Highland bagpipe, snare drum and other similar instruments. The band’s home is at the Halifax Citadel, where they participate in reenactments of the period between 1869 and 1871 when the British Army’s 78th Highlanders—a military regiment—was stationed at the citadel.
The Kilted Chef, Alain Bosse
Food is an important part of any destination – and Nova Scotia has a lot to offer. Throughout the weekend, Nova Scotia’s famous Kilted Chef, Alain Bosse, will be holding cooking demonstrations. Famous for his many dishes incorporating local Nova Scotian lobsters, mussels, apples, wild blueberries and more, The Kilted Chef will give audiences a true sense of what Nova Scotian cuisine is all about.