Acadian Harvest Festival

Events taking place from September 4th to September 28th 2018

Daily Events:

  • Exhibition featuring farming and fishing implements of the past
  • Tour of the Farmers' Bank of Rustico Museum, and the Doucet House (fees apply)
  • Genealogy of Acadian families of Rustico with Theresa Gallant (by appointment)

September 8th, 15th, and 22nd:

  • 2:00-3:00 Hot Apple Cider served at the Doucet House (included in admission fee)
  • 2:00-3:00 Individual or Group Photos in traditional Acadian costumes at the Doucet House ($5.00)
  • Harvesting of the Heritage Gardens, a hands-on activity for the collection of fresh vegetables
September 6th & 13th:
  • 5:00-7:15 Traditional Acadian Dinner with Chef Robert Pendergast


  • 7:30-9:00pm Lecture Series
September 22nd & 27th:
  • 7:30-9:30pm Ceilidhs

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