Activities & Events

Tour of the Bouctouche Sites 2014

Architectural Jewels of the Big Little Harbour

Date: Sunday, September 21, 2014
Time: 2 PM
Departure: The Musée de Kent 150, ch. du Couvent, Bouctouche, NB

Bouctouche has one of the finest collections of sacred architecture in eastern Canada. Architect JOHN LEROUX will offer a guided tour of Bouctouche’s religious architectural marvels:

  • Chapelle Sacré-Coeur du grand couvent (1880);
  • St. Lawrence Church (1865);
  • Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste (1955), and
  • Irving Commemorative Chapel (2004).

The visit will show the deep connections between them that express the strong sense of community, culture and heritage in Bouctouche, the Great Little Harbour.

 


Sisters of Charity of the Immaculate Conception

On July 13th 2010, the Musée de Kent had the pleasure of having the visit of a group of nuns from the Sisters of Charity of the Immaculate-Conception. The Sisters came from many parts of Canada.

Sister Thérèse Vautour from the Sisters of Notre-Dame-du-Sacré-Coeur, a student at the Convent of the Immaculate-Conception of Bouctouche, served as their guide.

Sisters of Charité de l'Immaculée-Conception
Sistes of Charité de l'Immaculée-Conception

1950 Graduates

On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of their graduation, a few of the graduating class of 1950 of the Convent of the Immaculate Conception of Bouctouche, came to reminisce at the Musée de Kent.

Our best wishes to everyone!

Some of Class of 1950 Graduates

Bouctouche Eco Festival - 2009

On September 17, 18 and 19, the Musée de Kent was happy to host certain activities of the Bouctouche Eco Festival, such as a tasting of local products (cheeses, breads, oysters, etc.).
A jazz musical presentation was given by Edgar Joseph. An exposition of hooked rugs was presented by Les Hookeuses de Bouctouche.

Thank you to all who helped make this event a success.

Bouctouche Eco Festival 2009 - Exposition of hooked rugs by Les Hookeuses de Bouctouche
Bouctouche Eco Festival 2009 - Exposition of hooked rugs by Les Hookeuses de Bouctouche
Bouctouche Eco Festival 2009 - Exposition of hooked rugs by Les Hookeuses de Bouctouche
Bouctouche Eco Festival 2009 - Exposition of hooked rugs by Les Hookeuses de Bouctouche
Bouctouche Eco Festival 2009 - Exposition of hooked rugs by Les Hookeuses de Bouctouche
Bouctouche Eco Festival 2009 - Exposition of hooked rugs by Les Hookeuses de Bouctouche
Bouctouche Eco Festival 2009 - Exposition of hooked rugs by Les Hookeuses de Bouctouche
Bouctouche Eco Festival 2009 - Exposition of hooked rugs by Les Hookeuses de Bouctouche
Bouctouche Eco Festival 2009 - Exposition of hooked rugs by Les Hookeuses de Bouctouche

Caravane du sentier de l'Étoile - 2009

The Caravane du sentier de l'Étoile, organized by Jean Gaudet, left Port-Royal on July 22 and arrived at Neguac on Wednesday August 5th. many stops of historical and touristic interest were made every day.

The Musée de Kent was proud to welcome this caravan on July 28, day of commemoration of the Great Dispersion.

Jean Gaudet read the proclamation. A group of descendants of Julien Collette laid a flower spray on their ancestral land. A bell was tolled in memory of those who perished during the deportation.

Jean Gaudet read the proclamation.
A flower spray on the Collette ancestral land.
Jean-Clovis Collette
Our gudes - Stéphane and Jennifer

Class of 1958

On July 2nd 2008, the Musée de Kent was honoured to receive a few of the graduates of the Class of 1958 of the Convent of the Immaculate Conception of Bouctouche, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of their graduation. Of this class of 29 girls and 1 boy, 16 came to celebrate! Our sincere congratulations to all! (Photos by: Irma LeBlanc)

Some of Class of 1958 Graduates (photo by: Irma LeBlanc)
Some of Class of 1958 Graduates (photo by: Irma LeBlanc)

 

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