High­land Vil­lage host­ing Pi­o­neer Day

Cape Breton Post - - Cape Breton -

IONA — High­land Vil­lage will host a spe­cial Pi­o­neer Day cel­e­bra­tion to­day.

The event, which cel­e­brates Gaelic tra­di­tions and ac­tiv­i­ties of the early set­tlers to Cape Bre­ton, will take place from 12-5 p.m. at High­land Vil­lage in Iona.

The day will be marked by ac­tiv­ity across the 43-acre site. There will be flax pro­cess­ing, can­dle and soap-mak­ing demon­stra­tions tak­ing place through­out the day.

Other events will in­clude chil­dren’s games, horse­shoes, iron­work and spe­cial card­ing mill demon­stra­tions.

For more in­for­ma­tion on Pi­o­neer Day visit www.high­landvil­lage.

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