A rare collection of firefighting equipment and memorabilia, including one of Canada’s oldest steam pumpers. A fun day for kids and adults alike. Ph: 902-742-5525 Located at: 451 Main St., Yarmouth, NS B5A 1G9 firefightersmuseum.novascotia.ca Our French Acadian Fishing Village welcomes you to explore the Glory Days of Tuna Fishing when Wedgeport was known as the Tuna Capital of the world. Delve into the historical tournaments, the Hall of Fame and get your picture taken with the well renowned Sharp Cup! • Museum open daily 10 am - 6 pm (June 15 to Aug. 31) 10 am - 4:30 pm (Sept. 1 to Oct. 31) By appointment (Nov. 1 to June 14) • Acadian & Wedgeport history • Gift shop on-site • Cafe opens 6 am daily (year round) • Lobster suppers upon request 13th Annual Wedgeport Tuna Tournament and Festival (Sunday, August 21st through to Saturday, August 27th) TENTATIVE ACTIVITIES AND DATES: • Tuna Run (am) and Princess Tea (pm) (Sunday, August 21st ) • Opening Ceremonies and Pageant Wine and Cheese (Monday, August 22nd) • Captain and Fishing Teams Send Off (Tuesday, August 23rd) • Scavenger Hunt and Jr. Fishing Derby (Wednesday August 24th) • Miss Tuna Pageant (Thursday August 25th) • Seafood Extravaganza and Official Weighing and Viewing of Tuna (Friday, August 26th ) • Food Booths, Official Weighing and Viewing of Tuna, Tournament Closing Ceremonies, plus Beer Garden and Live Entertainment (pm) by Merimac (Saturday, August 27th) (For an updated schedule of events, visit www.wedgeporttuna.ca) Wedgeport Tuna Museum Lower Wedgeport, Nova Scotia B0W 2B0 On Route 334, off Route 3, 57 Tuna Wharf Rd., 12 miles from Yarmouth, N.S. (902)663-4345, Fax (902) 663-2075 Email: tuna.museum@ns.sympatico.ca www.wedgeporttunamuseum.com Wedgeport Tuna Tournament Lower Wedgeport, Nova Scotia B0W 2B0 On Route 334, off Route 3, 57 Tuna Wharf Rd., 12 miles from Yarmouth, N.S. (902) 663-2560, Fax (902) 663-4738 Email: wedgeporttuna@outlook.com www.wedgeporttuna.ca Join us on our Facebook pages 14th Annual Wedgeport Tuna Tournament & Festival (Sunday, August 20th through Saturday, August 26th) TENTATIVE ACTIVITIES AND DATES: • Tuna Run (am), Vendor Fair and Princess Tea (pm) (Sunday, August 20th) • Opening Ceremony Wine & Cheese (Monday, August 21st) • Captains’ Send Off and Mackerel Toss (Tuesday, August 22nd) • Scavenger Hunt and Jr. Fishing Derby (Wednesday,August23rd) • Tuna Pageant (Thursday, August 24th) • Seafood Extravaganza and Official Weighing and Viewing of Tuna (Friday, August 25th) • Food Booths, Official Weighing and Viewing of Tuna, Closing Ceremonies, plus Beer Garden and Live Entertainment by The Radiaters (pm) (Saturday, August 26th) Wedgeport Sport Tuna Fishing Museum Learn about the Sport Tuna Fishing Capital of the World. Mementoes and pictures adorn the walls of this museum. Try your hand at reeling in a tuna and find out just how hard it is. Located at: 57 Tuna Wharf Rd., Wedgeport, NS B0W 2B0 Ph: 902-663-4345 wedgeporttunamuseum.com 33 Cultural Roots