The Lunenburg Folk Harbour Society is highly engaged in our community. Our purpose is to protect and expand folklore and folk music traditions by educating and engaging a new generation and contributing in a meaningful way to community development in the Lunenburg area.

That purpose is fulfilled in four ways:

  • Educating and engaging young musicians and their families
  • Actively working to protect the cultural environment in which we all live
  • Contributing to the development of local businesses and other arts organizations
  • Offering year-round entertainment options to Lunenburg and surrounding areas

We do not earn a profit; all revenue is directed into these activities. 100% of our senior leadership team (a working Board of Directors) is volunteers. We maintain a small, part-time staff to support financial, administrative and compliance activities.

Education and Youth

Family Programming

Jim Pittman Scholarship and Mentorship Program

Young Folks Programming

Folk Steps Conferences

Opportunities to Volunteer

Environmental Sustainability

Green Festival Policies

Green Vendor Guidelines

Local Partnerships

Community Development

Ken Matheson Program


Economic Impact

Opportunities to Volunteer & Mentor

Entertainment Options

Folk Harbour Festival

Late Night Stages

Summer Bandstand Concert Series

Winter Concert Series

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