TRURO - Centenary celebrations for Elizabeth Bishop are soon winding down.
Home of the Long Tides: Elizabeth Bishop Centenary will be the official closing to the year-long celebration of the local poet.
The three-day celebration will bring Bishop back to the heart of her childhood home.
Friday, Sept. 30 will present Tidal Life: An Illustrated Talk about the Bay of Fundy, hosted by poet and naturalist Harry Thurston.
The event will begin at 7 p.m. inside Alumni Theatre at Cummings Hall on the Nova Scotia Agricultural College campus.
The following day will see The Moose Route: A guided bus tour of the Bay of Fundy, through the heart of Bishop's childhood home. Thurston is also hosting the event that starts in Great Village at 9:30 a.m. The cost includes lunch at Wild Carraway in Advocate Harbour.
Pre-registration for The Moose Route is required by Sept. 20 and can be done by calling Sandra Barry at (902) 429-6385 or emailing email@example.com.
The final day of the celebration will feature the gala concert, I Am in Need of Music.
The tribute to Bishop will feature Thurston, Suzie LeBlanc, Blue Engine String Quartet, Jocelyne Fleury, John Plant and Pink Dog Productions.
The concert begins at 3 p.m. at the St. James United Church in Great Village.
Tickets are available at the door, and in advance at http://eb100closingcelebrations.eventbrite.com/, by calling (902) 429-6385 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or the gift shop counter at the Masstown Market.