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The following events are taking place locally:
On Friday, Sept. 14 only, the Musée des acadien & centre de recherché in West Pubnico will be featuring Life at the East Pubnico Lighthouse: photos and video story telling by Rita (Amiro) d'Entremont at 1:30 p.m.
Video was narrated by Denise d'Eon of a text written by Rita (Amiro) d'Entremont, "My life at the Lower East Pubnico Lighthouse.” Free admission for the presentation.
Also on Friday at the musée, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., 35 hand-carved shore bird decoys by Richard d’Entremont will be on display. A DVD explaining his craft will be shown and tea and coffee will be served. Admission is $3. Contact (902) 762-3380.
“Living Wharves” at Killam Brothers Wharf in Yarmouth will be held on Friday as well, from 1:30 – 3 p.m. The presentation provides opportunities for visitors to connect with local residents, and learn skills and stories related to the fishing industry. Sample skills demonstrations include the hauling of a lobster trap. Contact (902) 742-8130.
On Saturday, Sept. 15, the Cape Forchu Lighthouse will offer a Picnic by the Sea, from 11a.m. - 5 p.m. Visitors can enjoy a picnic with 360 degrees of spectacular views. Menu items from the Mug Up tea room can be packed in a picnic basket, including fish chowder, cold lobster sandwich and bread pudding with drink with charges accordingly. Contact (902) 742-4522.
On Sunday, the Cape Forchu Lighthouse will be holding an Acadian-style breakfast (scrambled eggs & lobster on an English muffin, hash browns and fruit garnish, coffee and tea) from 8:30 - 11a.m. Cost is $9.95. Guests are also welcome to have lunch in the Mug Up tearoom.