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2017 Lochaber Blueberry Festival

Blueberry season is here again, so it’s time for the 2017 edition of the always popular Lochaber Blueberry Festival.  This year’s event will take place on Sunday, August 27th at the Lochaber Centre, 1555 Highway No. 7 and runs from … Continue reading

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Kudos for the Lochaber Centre

On May 10th, 2017, Engage Nova Scotia put on an “Engagement Clinic” for Councillors and staff of the Municipality of the County of Antigonish at the Lochaber Centre.  Engage Nova Scotia is an independent nonprofit organization that supports individuals, organizations … Continue reading

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2016 Lochaber Christmas Tree Festival

We’re into the month of December, and we’ve had our first snow fall.  Has that gotten you into a festive mood?  Whether or not the calendar and the white stuff has done the trick, the Lochaber Christmas Tree Festival should … Continue reading

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Lochaber United Church – 85th Anniversary

The 85th anniversary of Lochaber United Church will be celebrated at the church on Sunday, October 16th, at 10:00 am.  The celebration is a combined service of Forbes Memorial Pastoral Charge (Kings United, Loch Katrine and Lochaber United).  The sevice … Continue reading

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2016 Blueberry Festival

The local low bush “wild” blueberry harvest is underway, which means that the annual Lochaber Blueberry Festival is just around the corner.  More specifically, it will take place at the Lochaber Centre, 1555 Highway #7, from 1:00 to 4:00 pm … Continue reading

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2016 Lochaber Strawberry Festival Coming Up Sun., July 17th

The 2016 edition of the very popular Lochaber Strawberry Festival is coming up this Sunday afternoon from 1:00 to 5:00 at the Lochaber Centre.  Come join us for a great afternoon of delicious strawberry shortcakes, entertainment for folks of all … Continue reading

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Water Ski School on Lochaber Lake

If you would like to learn to water ski or to improve your existing skills, here’s your chance.  Dr. David Cudmore has arranged to have a two day Nova Scotia Water Ski Association (NSWSA) sanctioned clinic on Lochaber Lake.  It … Continue reading

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April Community Breakfast

The next in the series of popular breakfasts at the Lochaber Centre, 1555 Highway #7, will take place on Sunday, April 3rd, from 9:00am to 1:00pm.  These breakfasts include a choice of bacon, ham or sausage, served with 2 eggs … Continue reading

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