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TripAdvisor 2014
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TripAdvisor 2014

Things To Do

Antigonish Visitor Information Center – Antigonish
antigonishvic@ns.aliantzinc.ca | (902) 863-4921 Ph.
Everything you need to know about the Antigonish area under one roof!

Located at 145 Church Street,  the Antigonish Visitor Center is the perfect place to plan your time in Antigonish!
Open from mid May – mid Oct
10am – 4pm  May-June & Sept-Oct
9am – 6pm  July – Aug
(902) 863-4921 Phone (902) 863-7371 Fax
Only 3.5km away!
A short 5 minute drive or a relaxing 40 minute walk from Antigonish Evergreen Inn
Antigonish Farmers’ Market – Antigonish
www.antigonishfarmersmarket.org | gemms@bell.blackberry.net
Local producers, craftspeople, and tradesmen all under one roof!

Everything from fresh produce to organic meat, home baking to honey and handcrafts of all kinds. Stop by for breakfast, enjoy the local music and browse the wide array of goods!
1st Saturday in May – Saturday before Christmas
8am – 12pm, every Saturday
(902) 867-7479 Ph.
Only 2.7km away!
A short 5 minute drive or a pleasant 35 minute walk from Antigonish Evergreen Inn
St. Francis Xavier University – Antigonish
www.stfx.ca | www.keatingcentre.com
Canada’s premier undergraduate experience!

Recognized as one of the finest schools in Canada, StFX is meeting the needs of today’s undergraduates through outstanding teaching, exceptional hands-on research experiences, the very best in a residential community, and unique opportunities to make a contribution to communities at home and abroad.
Only 2.9km away!
A short 5 minute drive or a pleasant 35 minute walk from Antigonish Evergreen Inn
People’s Place, Library – Antigonish
www.peoplesplace.ca
A place for people to gather, learn and have fun!

Far more then a library, the People’s Place building houses a Youth and Child area, program rooms for events, meeting rooms, wireless internet and more! Each week sees new and exciting events and activities – see their website for details.
(902) 863-2486 Ph.
Only 2.4km away!
A short 4 minute drive or a pleasant 30 minute walk from Antigonish Evergreen Inn
Theatre Antigonish / Community Theatre – Antigonish
www.mystfx.ca/theatre-antigonish/ | boxoffice@festivalantigonish.com
Professional Live Theatre every year from October through May!

Showcasing both new talent and seasoned regulars, Theatre Antigonish hosts a wide variety of plays throughout the year ranging from the comedic to the dramatic. A must see during your stay in Antigonish, please see their website for the current seasons plays.
(902) 867-3333 Ph.
Only 2.7km away!
A short 5 minute drive or a pleasant 35 minute walk from Antigonish Evergreen Inn
Antigonish International Film Festival
antigonishfilmfest@gmail.com | (902) 863-3125 Ph.
Global and local films, global and local issues.

Co-sponsored by the World Community Development Education Society and Featuring films from the Traveling World Community Film Festival.
Running October 18th and 19th, 2013
Capitol Theatre, People’s Place Library, Town Council Chambers
(902) 863-3125 Phone
Only 3.5km away!
A short 5 minute drive or a relaxing 40 minute walk from Antigonish Evergreen Inn
Riverside International Speedway – Antigonish County
www.riversidespeedway.ca | riversidespeedway@ns.aliantzinc.ca
High-octane excitement all summer long!

Eastern Canada’s only stop for the Canadian Tire Nascar Series, as well as the local and northern US pro stock and sportsman competitors.
June – August (902) 863-2410 Ph.
Sept -May (902) 863-1596 Ph.
Only 14.6km away!
A short 10 minute drive from Antigonish Evergreen Inn
The Antigonish Highland Games – Antigonish
www.antigonishhighlandgames.ca | info@antigonishhighlandgames.ca

Antigonish is the proud host of the longest consecutive running Scottish Highland Games outside of Scotland!
July
(902) 863-4275 Ph.
(902) 863-0466 Fax
Only 2.5km away!
A short 4 minute drive or a pleasant 30 minute walk from Antigonish Evergreen Inn
Festival Antigonish, Professional Theatre – Antigonish
www.festivalantigonish.com | boxoffice@festivalantigonish.com
Professional Live Theatre every summer in July and August!

With new delights, classic plays, and a range of family friendly performances, there is something for everyone at Festival Antigonish.
(902) 867-3333
Only 2.7km away!
A short 5 minute drive or a pleasant 35 minute walk from Antigonish Evergreen Inn
Scenic Beaches & Walking Trails – Antigonish County
www.trails.gov.ns.ca | www.townofantigonish.ca
Relax while surrounded by nature…

With six shared use walking trails, several parks, and a half-dozen beaches, there is never a shortage of nature to be experienced close at hand.
Antigonish has trails and beaches for everyone from the dedicated hiker to the casual stroller, to the relaxing sun-bather to the curious beach comber!
As close as 3km away!
As short as a 5 minute drive or a pleasant 30 minute walk from Antigonish Evergreen Inn
Scenic Drives – Antigonish County
The Sunrise Trail at www.novascotia.com

Antigonish County is home to some of the most beautiful vistas and breathtaking scenery in the Atlantic Provinces.
Enjoy an afternoon drive along the Mini-Trail, take a day trip through the nearby Cape Breton Highlands, or idle along the back roads of Antigonish County and enjoy the scenic farmland.
As close as 15km away!
A short 12 minute drive from Antigonish Evergreen Inn
Antigonish Heritage Museum – Antigonish
www.parl.ns.ca/aheritage | antheritage@parl.ns.ca
Discover local history at the Antigonish Heritage Museum!

The Antigonish Heritage Museum is a community effort that strives to preserve and promote a cultural understanding of the heritage of Antigonish Town and County.
Mon – Fri 10am -12:00, 1pm – 5pm
(902) 863-6160 Ph.
Only 3.2km away!
A short 5 minute drive or a pleasant 35 minute walk from Antigonish Evergreen Inn
Evolve Music Festival – Antigonish County
http://www.evolvefestival.com/ | info@evolvefestival.com
Music and people from around the world!

The Evolve Music and Awareness Festival is an annual 3-day summer celebration of music, culture, and social awareness. With dozens of acts over three days and thousands of concert goers, Evolve is an amazing experience!
July
Only 21km away!
As short as a 15 minute drive from Antigonish Evergreen Inn
Historic Sherbrooke Village – Sherbrooke
www.sherbrookevillage.ca | svillage@gov.ns.ca
Local history comes alive in Sherbrooke Village!

Colorful and informative guides make history come alive in Historic Sherbrooke Village!
June 1st – October 15th
930am – 5pm, 7 Days a Week
(902) 522-2400 Ph.
Only 63.8km away!
A scenic 45 minute drive from Antigonish Evergreen Inn