OK QUOI?! CONTEMPORARY ARTS FESTIVAL
25 - 31 July, Struts & Faucet, Sackville
Ok.Quoi?! is a week-long festival that presents a diverse program of contemporary art including film, video, audio, installation, community-based projects, and new music by regional, national, and international artists. Screenings, concerts, and public exhibitions take place in a variety of venues in the heart of Sackville. All festival events are free and open to the public.
CAMPOBELLO FOGFEST MUSIC & ART FESTIVAL
27 - 31 July, Various Locations, Campobello Island
Fogfest is a free, five-day annual music, art and heritage festival on beautiful Campobello Island in the Bay of Fundy. Music ranges from classical, gospel and jazz to bluegrass, folk, rock and country. Fogfest Art features exhibits by local and regional artists from both sides of the border.
MIRAMICHI FOLKFONG FESTIVAL
27 July - Aug 5, Miramichi
Canada's Longest Standing Folksong Festival held annually in Miramichi, New Brunswick is now in its 56th year! Featuring 5 days of authentic traditional, and contemporary music.
THE LAMEQUE INTERNATIONAL BAROQUE MUSIC FESTIVAL
28 - 30 July, Lameque Island
The Lamèque International Baroque Music Festival is an annual festival dedicated to music from the period of 1600 to 1760, performed on period instruments. Each year, the Festival presents a series of high-calibre concerts at the end of July, making it a not-to-miss cultural event in Acadie. Most concerts are presented in churches and halls on the picturesque Lamèque Island, of which the colourful Saint-Cécile Church in Petite-Rivière-de-l’Île with exceptional acoustics.
SIP, SNACK & CREATE W/ DONNA SMALLENBERG
28 July, 7 pm - 9 pm, Creek Village Gallery, Woodstock
Join Donna Smallenberg and me for a fun evening doing decoupage flower pots using a wonderful variety of papers. Colourful, elegant or funky, your pot will be unique. We will supply all materials, but if you have something you would like to work with, bring it with you. We will be decorating 8″ flower pots. $40 gives you a drink, appetizers, all supplies and instruction.
NATURAL DYEING WITH PLANTS EXPLORATION WEEKEND
29 July, 9am - July 30, 4:30 pm, 15 Poodle Alley, Grand Manan
Connect with history and cultures from all over the world as we discover the power of indigo and traditional natural dyes. This is a jam packed workshop, we will be exploring mordants, exotic hues, and dyes in your own backyard. Sampling patterns on cloth using Japanese Shibori techniques and dip dyeing silk scarves in an active indigo vat!
29 - 31 July, Various Locations, Sackville
SappyFest is a little independent music festival produced annually in Sackville, New Brunswick. The SappyFest Mainstage site is a combination of two large tents, beer garden, merchandise market and uncovered open space with a capacity of 2000. The site is located in the heart of downtown Sackville, on Bridge Street, closing down the main commercial thoroughfare while creating a vibrant, high-profile epicentre for the festival.
29 - 31 July, Nashwaak Bridge
Enjoy 3 Days and Nights of Music NB Day long weekend for the Nashwaak Musicfest. Free Camping. Free Parking, Bring your Lawnchair. Artist Village, Jam Tent, Quiet Camping, Swimming, Crafts, Prizes, Food Vendors, and Kids under 12 get in free!!
Food, Fun, and Music all weekend long.
ST ANDREWS PIANO ACADEMY & FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL
30 July - August 11, St. Andrews
St. Andrews Piano Academy & Festival International (PAFI) is devoted to creating a stimulating musical environment by bringing in world-class musicians to perform and share their expertise. Held in a charming, historic Canadian seaside resort, PAFI offers in-depth and personalized musical experiences and performance opportunities for aspiring young artists as well as general music lovers.
MIDDLE ISLAND IRISH HERRITAGE FESTIVAL
31 July - August 3, Miramichi
Come spend this New Brunswick Day long weekend at Middle Island Irish Historical Park as they celebrate Irish Heritage! A weekend packed with fun, music, entertainment, history and more!
THE 4TH ANNUAL ST. CROIX ARTS SHOWCASE
1 - 5 August, St. Stephen’s University
The showcase will feature visual art, available for sale, along with live entertainment, feature artist demonstrations, and art activities for children & youth. We are proud to be a part of Chocolate Fest and to present the depth of talent and the art community of St. Croix.
FESTIVAL ACADIEN DE CARAQUET
1 - 15 August, 220 Saint-Pierre Blvd, Caraquet
One of the largest tourist attractions in the Atlantic provinces. Festival-goers converge by the thousands in Caraquet to celebrate the vitality of Acadian culture. Each year, for the 2-week duration of the festival, approximately 400 artists grace the stage to perform a variety of acts to the 100,000 people in attendance.
SPECTRUM / SHARING STORIES OPENING
2 August, 5 - 7 pm, Government House, Fredericton
A group exhibition featuring New Brunswick Crafts Council Juried Members’ works where colour or lack of colour plays a significant role and Atugwatiq: Akonutomane: Sharing Stories is a group exhibition that shares and celebrates visual art and fine craft by Aboriginal artists from the Atlantic Region.
SCULPTURE SAINT JOHN
4 August - September 17, Saint John Waterfront
Come watch as eight accomplished sculptors from around the globe transform mammoth chunks of New Brunswick granite into masterpieces to be enjoyed for generations. A rare opportunity to watch these artists bring their visions to life. This event is open to all and free of charge.