The Lunenburg Folk Festival

A Nova Scotia Travelook Travelog by Sharon Hoge.


Take a picturesque Victorian bandstand, add a tent high on the hill and a stage on a pier among sailboats in the harbor, toss in world-class singers, guitar strummers and fiddlers and you begin to describe Nova Scotia’s wonderful annual Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival. Set in the charming UNESCO World Heritage fishing village, the festival provides sights and sounds that have been attracting sightseers and music lovers for a quarter century. With the 26th annual festival planned for August 5-8, 2011, now is the time to start reserving inn and bed and breakfast rooms in order to attend this treat for eyes and ears. Click here and here for more information.

Editor’s Note: Sharon King Hoge specializes in consumer and travel journalism both in print and on radio and television. The former Consumer Reporter at WBZ-TV and producer/host of “The Sharon King Show” in Boston, she reported on ABC network news, hosted “The Cookbook Kitchen” on the Food Channel and participated in the launch of CNBC.  A Contributing Editor at Condé Nast Traveler and Global Traveler magazines, her writing has appeared in Forbes FYI and Forbes Executive Woman, SELF, Ladies Home Journal,  National Review.  A former columnist for both AOL and the New York Daily News, she was Calendar Editor for the Martha Stewart Living website and is Editor at Large of the three regional Cottages and Gardens shelter magazines.

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