Tata Fest is a 5 day festival of arts, social justice, sustainability & down-home hospitality.
Rich with workshops, performances & engaging conversations in a beautiful seacoast setting.

The Tatamagouche Festival of Soil, Soul & Society

August 21 - 25, 2019

A huge welcome awaits you at TATAFEST 2019.  Spend a day (or all four) in the vibrant community of Tatamagouche and enjoy these unique and creative events, here in the village and along the North Shore! Be sure to FOLLOW us on FACEBOOK :www.facebook.com/TataFestNS/


SISTERHOOD FIBRES brings you WOOLSTOCK. 8 days of fleece & sisterhood. Aug 17-24  www.sisterhoodfibres.com

THURSDAY, August 22

The Fraser Cultural Centre, Dual Art Exhibition. 16 –28 Aug.

Tatamagouche Yarn & Company, Knit Your Socks Off COMPETITION.  22-25 Aug. Prizes awarded for Smallest, Largest, Prettiest, Oddest, Funkiest, Most Unique, Best Story, People’s Choice.

Lismore Sheep Farm, Knit with Sheep. 10am-12pm

Appleton’s Chocolates, Sensory Chocolate Experience. 11am & 2pm

Tatamagouche Library, Beat-the-Clock Escape Room. 11am-4pm & 6pm-7pm

Grace Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre, Dave Carroll, member of ‘Sons of Maxwell’ duo. 7.30 pm-10.30 pm $25.00

BUY TICKETS www.gracejollymore.com/tickets

FRIDAY, August 23

Appleton’s Chocolates, Sensory Chocolate Experience. 11am & 2pm & 7pm

Tatamagouche Library, Beat-the-Clock Escape Room. 1pm-4pm

Seafoam Lavender Company & Gardens, Lavender Ice Cream Sundae Social FREE Entry. Lavender Ice Cream Sundae, Shortbread Cookies & Lavender Lemonade for only $5 per person. 11am-4pm

Earltown Market, Friday Evening Market. 2pm-8pm

Tatamagouche Centre, The Spirituality of Movement 2019 Retreat. $457.00 inc. accommodation/meals & tuition. Aug 23, 5pm - Aug 25, 1.30pm www.tatacentre.ca for more information

Shree Curry Place-Food Truck, Creamery Square. 6pm-9pm

Train Station Inn, Live DJ & Bar. 6pm-9pm

Grace Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre, The Tatamagouche Variety Show. (Showcasing the talent of Tatamagouche) 7.30pm-10pm 

SATURDAY, August 24

The Ice House Gallery, Creamery Square Art Exhibition & Sale. 9am-4.30pm

Senator’s Stage, Creamery Square. Zumba with Raissa. 10am-11am

Tatamagouche Library, Beat-the-Clock Escape Room. 10am-12pm

Tatamagouche Farmers Market Deck, Gallus Gael: Historical Re-Enactors, A Clan Warfare. 10am-1pm

Bonnyman House Lawn, 317 Main Street. Community Yard Sale. 10am-2pm

Creamery Square Heritage Centre, Mi’kmaq & Acadian Day Celebrations. Exhibits & Informative Presentations. 10am-4pm

North Shore Recreation Centre, Woolstock Fibre Village & Marketplace. 10am-4pm more info: www.sisterhoodfibres.com

Journey to the Heart, 225 Main Street (Business Centre, Downstairs). Let’s talk pets and personal wellness. 10am-4pm (Lots more information on J to the H FB page)

Sara Bonnyman Pottery, Kiln Opening - Freshly Fired Pots on Display. 11am-12pm

Senator’s Stage, Creamery Square. Acadian Fiddle Music. 11am & 1pm

Bonnyman House Lawn, The Fraser, Wild Blueberry BBQ Picnic & Desserts. 11am-2pm

Tatamagouche Brewing Co., Live Music All Day 1pm-8pm

The Train Station Inn, Live Painting with Mark Swartz. 2pm-4pm

Grace Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre, Charlie A’Court, Canadian Soul, Roots & Blues Music. 7.30pm-10pm. $25.00, BUY TICKETS: www.gracejollymore.com/tickets

SUNDAY, Aug 25

Nelson Memorial Park, Fun Day in the Park with Bouncy Castles, Face-Painting, Henna Tattoos, Petting Zoo, Mechanical Bull, BBQ & More. Entry to the Park is Free$5 wristband for unlimited turns on all rides/attractions. 10am-3pm

Tatamagouche Area Trails Association, Guided Bike Ride, starting at the Trail Head Parking Lot, riding to Sutherland Steam Mill & return. Meet at the Trail Head Parking Lot (end of Station Road, Tata) for a 10 am start

Tatamagouche Area Trails Association, Guided 8km trail walk/hike. Open to all ages. Meet at the Trail Head Parking Lot for a 10.30am start To register or for more information email: tatatrails@gmail.com

Lismore Sheep Farm, Sunday Market. 10am-2pm

Appleton’s Chocolates, Sensory Chocolate Experience. 11am & 2pm

Grace Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre, Ivan & Vivian Hicks. $15.00.3pm-5pm  BUY TICKETS : www.gracejollymore.com/tickets

Tipperary Bar, Queen Street Entrance. TATAFEST 2019 Closing Party. 6pm-10pm