Event: 1784: (Un) Settling Antigonish

1784: (Un) Settling Antigonish

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Mon, Jul 4, 2016 to Mon, Oct 24, 2016

Posted in: Events > Antigonish > Attractions

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The landing of Colonel Timothy Hierlihy and his company of United Empire Loyalists at Antigonish Harbour, homeland of the Mi’kmaq.

Pilgrims all, we’ll resound to Mi’kmaq and Irish songs and rituals, featuring the harp music of the Hierlihy family’s native Ireland. In the way of pilgrims, we will settle—or unsettle—for ourselves the past and the present of the place we call Antigonish.

PERFORMANCES
• Stage production July 29, 7:00 pm

Claire Marie Auditorium, Adult: $20; Seniors and Unwaged: $15.
• On-site pilgrimages to the Town Point site
• Sat. July 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.
• Sat. Sept. 5, 2015, 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m.
• Sat. Sept. 26, 2015, 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m..
• Sat. Oct. 24, 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m..

Space strictly limited! Entry fee, including shuttle service to the site from the Antigonish Heritage Museum:

Presented By
• Arts Health Antigonish (AHA!) - www.artshealthantigonish.org
• The Heritage Association of Antigonish
• The Antigonish Heritage Museum - www.heritageantigonish.ca
• The Antigonish Highland Society - www.antigonishhighlandsociety.ca

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Misc: Free
Venue: Town Point Memorial Site