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22nd Annual Christmas in Baddeck 2017

CHRISTMAS IN BADDECK 2017 - Horizontal posting edit

Christmas in Baddeck 2017 kicks off on November 24-25 weekend with a variety of events including the Tree Lighting and caroling on Friday evening and Christmas Parade on Saturday, November 25th. For the complete list of events & program click here for the poster in pdf here: CHRISTMAS IN BADDECK 2017 poster edit

For all the updated information on all the initiatives taking place, please visit them on FaceBook:

Remember to click on “discussion” to see list of events. We will be posting food and accommodation options soon – Come celebrate the holiday season 2017 in Beautiful Baddeck.

Lots of great Christmas activities 2017 for the whole family to enjoy!! ‘‘Tis the season to be jolly fa la la la la


Naturally Active for Life Victoria County (Est. 2011) is a proud Partner and Supporter of the Annual Christmas in the Village Event.

Please look for the following Nov. 24 and 25, 2017:

4th Annual Merry 7mas Free Family Skates 2017




FREE Skating Party with “Santa”

November 24, 2017

7:00–9:00 pm Christmas in Baddeck


Tim Hortons Hot Chocolate and Timbits


Proudly supported by Midway Motors, Tim Hortons, Naturally Active for Life Victoria County (Est. 2011), Victoria County, NS Department Communities, Culture and Heritage and the Victoria Highland Civic Centre



FREE “Christmas Parade Day” Family Skate

November 25, 2017

3:00-4:30 pm Christmas in Baddeck


Tim Hortons Hot Chocolate and Timbits


TimsHortonsSplash-leftProudly supported by Midway Motors, Tim Hortons, Naturally Active for Life Victoria County (Est. 2011), Victoria County, Victoria Highland Civic Centre and NS Department Communities, Culture and Heritage

Christmas Hike 2017


Uisge Ban Falls

November 25th

10:30 am


Get some fresh air and exercise with a Christmas Hike at Uisge Ban Falls. Meet at the trail head. Guide: Local Resident – Mary Ivey. Sweeper: Local Resident – Vince Forrestall. Proudly supported by Naturally Active for Life Victoria County (Est. 2011) 


Free Family Swim


Inverary Resort Pool

Saturday November 25th, 2017



Proudly supported by Naturally Active for Life Victoria County (Est. 2011), NS Department Communities, Culture and Heritage and Inverary Resort

Please feel free to keep updated with the Christmas in Baddeck Event 2017 and all Happenings with Your Municipal Physical Activity Strategy – Naturally Active for Life Victoria County (Est. 2011) at the Following Links:





Culture Plans & Experience Workshop.


Culture Plans & Experiences Workshop 

 Culture Plans and Experiences

Your are invited to attend a one day Culture workshop on Thursday, November 23rd at MacKenzie Hall, Gaelic College, St. Ann”s.  The workshop will focus on three items :

1) Understanding Culture Plans,
2) Current Culture Experiences offered in Victoria County
3) Creating New Culture Experiences in Victoria County.

This workshop is part of the 3 year Victoria County Tourism Strategy and is hosted by Municipality of the County of Victoria Recreation & Tourism Dept. Ms. Joella Foulds will be our MC and Facitiator for the day.

The Program :

9:00 am. – 9:45 am.      Registration
9:45 am. – 10:00 am.    Welcome and Introductions
10:00 am. – 11:00 am.   Understanding Culture Plans – A panel session
chaired by Ms. Joella Foulds, Arts Consultant/Performer

Panel Presentors :
Nova Scotia Culture Action Plan – Marcel McKeough, Executive Director
NS. Dept. of Communities, Culture & Heritage
Cultural Sector Strategy (CB Partnership) – Carol Beaton, Co- Chair, Culture
Leadership Team and Carnet Consulting and Research
CBRM – Creative Economy – Lori Burke, CB Centre of Craft & Design and
Robyn Cartcart, Enterleft Productions

11:00 am. – 11:15 am.  Coffee/Tea Break
11:15 am. – 11:45 am.  Culture Experiences in Victoria County –
Ms. Yvette Rodgers, Outreach Co-ordinator, Celtic Colours

11:45 am. – 12:30 pm.  Lunch 
12:30 pm. – 1:00 pm.  Creating Cultural Experiences
1:30 pm. – 2:00 pm.  Reporting Back from Groups
2:00  pm.- 2:15 pm.  Wrapup          

Below are links to the above Culture Plans & Strategies :
1) Nova Scotia Culture Action Plan
2) Culture Sector Strategy – CB Partnership
3) CBRM – Creative Economy
You can register online for the workshop.  Registration fee is $20 and includes registration kit, coffee/tea breaks, lunch and handouts.

Deadline for registration is Tuesday, November 21, 2017 by 5:00 pm.

Recent E mail Scam.

Please find below a notice to residents of Victoria County of a recent internet phishing scam using Interact E-Transfer.

Any questions or concerns please contact me



Baddeck RCMP



Victoria County RCMP would like to advise residents of a recent email scam using Interac E-Transfers.

If you receive an email notification from a business saying they have money that can be transferred by Interac to you it is a scam.  Do not respond or click any links.

This is a Phishing scam where they are trying to get personal banking information from you.  If you receive an email like this it can be forwarded, their fraud team will investigate.

Always be know who you are sending money to an Interac e-Transfer transaction cannot be reversed once a recipient has deposited the funds.

If you are unsure of the request contact the sender by some other means such as calling or using a different email, do not reply from the original message.

Any questions or concerns call your local RCMP detachment for assistance.


Cst Eric Latwaitis

Baddeck RCMP