Dumping Day: Start of the Lobster Season, November 27, Cape Forchu Lightstation. Join hundreds of local residents at 5:00 am (yes, we know its early!) as they celebrate the start of the season for Canada’s largest lobster fishery. Bring your flashlights and be part of a community wishing “safe travels and good luck” to the hundreds of boats heading out to rich fishing grounds. capeforchulight.com For the latest information on events, be sure to check our facebook page at: facebook.com/yarmouthandacadianshores or visit: yarmouthandacadianshores.com Acadian Skies & Mi’kmaq Lands Starlight Festival, September 16-23 Activities will be organized to celebrate the clear and dark skies of the southwestern Nova Scotia region. The festival will feature guided stargazing events throughout the region. acadianskies.com Bay of Fundy Sea Kayak Symposium - Sept. 22-25 Join us in beautiful Yarmouth & Acadian Shores and be amazed at what it has to offer. Open to all paddling levels. Come paddle Canada’s Ocean Playground! bofsks.com Photo: Costain Léonard 29 Festivals & Events