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TIANB Annual Tourism Conference 2012

The Tourism Industry Association of New Brunswick will be hosting their Annual Tourism Conference from May 23-25 at the Delta Brunswick.  It would be great to see a strong contingent of our region's industry at the conference. 

You can register for the conference by calling 1-800-668-5313 or by going online at…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 16, 2012 at 3:59pm — No Comments

Add something extra special to your Wine Fair evening, a Pre-Tasting Seminar with Craig Phinney

Sommelier Craig Phinney is hosting a pre-tasting seminar to help you navigate the wine offerings of the fair.



The seminar will be held from 6-7 pm on Saturday, February 25 in the Montague Room of the Saint John Trade & Convention Centre.



Seating is limited. Ttickets are $25/each. To purchase tickets, call (506) 674-6195.



For more information on the 10th Annual Saint John Wine Fair, please…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 14, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Vote for the Saint John City Market

Vote for the Saint John City Market



The Saint John City Market has been nominated as one of the “Great Places In Canada."



The Saint John City Market was nominated in a very eclectic group called Public Spaces. This group includes National and Provincial parks, libraries, public building, etc.



This is a significant opportunity to promote the Saint John City Market to both our…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 13, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Robin's Beadworks . Now Open, 80 Princess Street

Robin, in her charming new shop at 80 Princess Street.



Robin's BeadWorks is happy to be uptown again, and we are thrilled to have this unique business now part of the uptown…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 9, 2012 at 11:02am — 1 Comment

"Be My Valentine" contest, compliments of Aitkens Pewter





Aitkens Pewter, an Atlantic Canadian chain of handcrafted pewter stores, is having a huge giveaway just in time for Valentine’s Day!



Aitkens Pewter was founded in 1972 and has been serving the Atlantic region with fine pewter ever since with stores located in Fredericton, Saint John and Halifax. Aitkens Pewter also has a main studio/workshop located in Fredericton where they handcraft…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 3, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

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Uptown Mugs #23 . Julia Park . Thai Pho

If you are looking for delicious Thai and Vietnamese Cuisine, you will find it at Thai Pho Restaurant, 165 Union Street in uptown Saint John.  Julia and Dave Park are experienced restaurant owners and are eager to please us with the sensational tastes of authentic and flavourful dishes, including popular dishes such as Cashew…See More
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The Way We Remember - New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

November 22, 2014 from 1:30pm to 2:30pm
22 November Saturday 1:30pm: Clyde Wray Poet, Playwright and Director, and Debbie Adshade, Singer/songwriter, present “The Way We Remember” in the Hall of Great Whales.  Regular Admission. (In English)New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, E2L4Z6.www.nbm-mnb.ca  506-643-2300 / 1888-268-9595See More
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Explorer Saturdays at the New Brunswick Museum: Fort Lore! at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, E2L4Z6

November 1, 2014 from 10am to 4pm
1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 November Saturdays 10am-4pm: Explorer Saturdays at the NBM: Fort Lore!  Regular admission. Discover early defense activities in New Brunswick through new temporary exhibitions. Understand life in “ye ole fort days” with the help of museum staff. Fun for all ages! Explorer Saturday activities include art instruction, hands-on discovery tours, crafts, cooking and more! (Bilingual)New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, E2L4Z6.…See More
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ALEJANDRA RIBERA ONSTAGE at IMPERIAL THEATRE

November 26, 2014 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm
This amazing young singer is already being compared to the legendary Lhasa.Born in Toronto, she's the daughter of an Argentinian waiter and a Scottish actress. Her music is an eclectic mix of Latin folk songs, cabaret tunes sung in French and Spanish, jazz numbers and her own alternative pop compositions.Join her in the intimacy of a cabaret-style concert with performer AND audience onstage.See More
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Small Works Collection 2014: Boats! at Jones Gallery

November 15, 2014 from 11am to 4pm
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Remembrance day at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, E2L4Z6

November 11, 2014 from 12pm to 5pm
11 November Tuesday 12pm-5pm: Visit the New Brunswick Museum and fill your afternoon with Wartime Memories themed stories and family craft activities. Free admission for veterans and their families. (Bilingual)New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, E2L4Z6 www.nbm-mnb.ca   506-643-2300 / 1888-268-9595See More
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Heritage Crafting Evenings at the New Brunswick Museum: November is Macramé Memories at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, E2L4Z6

November 6, 2014 from 6:30pm to 8pm
6, 13, 20, and 27 November Thursdays 6:30-8pm: Heritage Crafting Evenings: November is Macramé Memories. Free in NBM Foyer. Each Thursday evening throughout the fall and winter. Some evenings will feature guest artists working on their own projects.  Small fee of $2 per project, or bring your own supplies.  Don’t miss these evenings of friendship and fun. Ages 14 to adult. (Bilingual)New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, E2L4Z6 …See More
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1812: The New Brunswick Story - exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

October 29, 2014 at 9am to January 4, 2015 at 5pm
Until January 4, 2015: 1812: The New Brunswick Story exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum. On June 18, 1812 the United States declared war on Britain and placed His Majesty’s colonies in British North America (now Canada) in peril. Already fighting a life and death struggle with Napoleon, Britain had no desire for a conflict on two fronts. The United States, on the other hand, felt their young independence threatened by a British embargo on American trade with France, the seizure of British…See More
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The Lost War: 1776-1783 - exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

October 29, 2014 at 9am to January 4, 2015 at 5pm
Until January 4, 2015: The Lost War: 1776-1783 exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum. New Brunswick was created out of the western portion of Nova Scotia in 1784 as a result of the American War of Independence. Many had opposed rebellion. More than 500,000 of these Tories or Loyalists existed at one time or another but most chose to remain part of American society. For others, at least 60,000, exile was the only alternative. In 1783, over 30,000 boarded vessels in New York for Nova Scotia and…See More
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Future Fossil Tools: Early Explorations Exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

October 29, 2014 at 9am to January 4, 2015 at 5pm
September 11, 2014 – January 4, 2015. New Brunswick artist Carol Taylor continues her exploration of the interaction between geological processes and human presence. The exhibition is the further development of artistic concepts first shown at the NBM in 2011. In the original exhibition, Carol Taylor conceived of Future Fossils as artworks that considered the continuum of geological processes in combination with vestiges of human presence. An aspect of her inquiry was inspired by a group of…See More
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Forming a Vision: The Art and Geology of the Stonehammer Geopark Exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

October 29, 2014 at 9am to January 4, 2015 at 5pm
September 11, 2014 – January 4, 2015. The exhibition features 20 pieces of artwork from the permanent collection of the NBM, dating between 1805 and 2008. Stonehammer Geopark contains some of the most extensively documented landscapes in New Brunswick.  For more than 200 years artists and photographers have taken inspiration from the magnificent vistas and natural wonders that abound. Two aspects of the landscape, in particular, have drawn the most attention: The Reversing Falls Rapids in Saint…See More
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Fossil Hunter at the New Brunswick Museum: Will Matthew and the Giant Trilobite at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

October 29, 2014 at 9am to January 4, 2015 at 5pm
June 30, 2014 – January 4, 2015. Fossil Hunter: Will Matthew and the Giant Trilobite. Fossil Hunter is an interactive exhibit developed by the New Brunswick Museum. Based on a true story of New Brunswick geologist, Will Matthew, it recounts the true story of a curious young teenage boy, the son of noted fossil expert George Matthew.  Will discovered the largest trilobite fossil in the world, over 100 years ago in Saint John. The fossil of the crab-like creature was about 500 million years old…See More
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