This weekend Parks Canada is celebrating their 100th anniversary, and Kejimkujik is helping out. The park is hosting Mi’kmaw Celebration Day on Saturday July 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Merrymakedge in Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site.
Parks Canada is celebrating its 100th anniversary as the world's first national park service, and with its partners is also celebrating the history of 100 years of sporting and guiding in Kejimkujik. This year will also mark 100 headstarted Blanding's turtles will be released back into the wild.
Come watch music by the internationally acclaimed Eastern Eagle Singers and dance demonstrations by renowned dancers Trevor Gould and Jennifer Maloney. Meet “Centennial” one of the headstarted Blanding’s turtles, participate in petroglyph tours, interpretation at the guide camp, view a video about headstarting Blanding’s turtles, and enjoy a free BBQ hosted by the Friends of Keji.
There will also be face painting, craft and information booths, stickers and prizes, opportunities to dress up as a guide and get your picture taken, the chance to meet our mascots and more. For more information call 902-682-2770.