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Oasis 2018

August 23, 2018 - August 25, 2018

Photos from the 50th Anniversary Celebrations during Oasis 2018

Oasis 2018 Schedule

Thursday, August 23
9:00 am – 1:00 pmGolf ScrambleJoin us as we ‘tee off’ our anniversary celebrations with a 9-hole golf scramble at Eagle Crest Golf Course. Open to golfers of all skill levels, this fun morning and lunch is a great start to the Oasis weekend. $50 registration includes green fees, cart rental, take away gift and a light lunch.


9:00 am – 4:00 pm Tour and
Historical Display
Drop by our temporary location in Willett House for refreshments, a tour of our current building, and to browse through historical photos from the past 50 years.


8:10 pmAnniversary CelebrationDuring the evening rally we will be taking to the stage to look back on the 50-year history of the College, as well as look ahead to what is yet to come.LOCATION
Friday, August 24
9:00 am –
4:00 pm
Tour and
Historical Display
Drop by our temporary location in Willett House for refreshments, a tour of our current building, and to browse through historical photos from the past 50 years.LOCATION
10:45 amADC UpdateHear an update on Acadia Divinity College during the morning family business session.LOCATION
11:30 am –
1:30 pm
Building TourDrop by the renovation site of ADC’s building for some refreshments and a tour. Learn about the changes being made and view the progress.LOCATION
4:45 pm –
6:00 pm
ADC Friends and Alumni SupperJoin us for our annual Friends and Alumni Supper at Sheldon L. Fountain Learning Commons. A variety of items will be on sale during the supper in support of the Building Refurbishment. This event is open to everyone and does not require an Oasis registration.REGISTER
8:45 pm –
10:00 pm
Oasis CafeEnjoy cool refreshments and hot entertainment featuring Jazz musician Harvey Millar as we wrap up the day’s celebration. Join us in the KC Irving Environmental Science Centre’s Garden Room following the evening rally as we cut our 50th Anniversary cake.LOCATION

Oasis Cafe

Join us following the Friday evening rally for the Oasis Cafe.
Grab some cold refreshments and a slice of our 50th anniversary cake.
Sit back and enjoy the hot sounds of award-winning jazz musician Harvey Millar as he plays a mixture of Carribean flavoured Gospel favourites and jazz standards.

Friday, August 24, 2018
8:45 pm – 10:00 pm
Sheldon L. Fountain Learning Commons


Halifax-based St. Lucian-born Harvey Millar plays a hip bopping, funky, jazzy guitar.  He punctuates his urban/smooth jazz sound with scats and rhythmic licks guaranteed to take you on an electrifying tour of his unique style of musical expression.  Millar’s love for Jazz was given birth following exposure to live jazz for the first time at the age of 15. Treated to the provocative and sensational music of the Luther Francois Trio, featuring Luther Francois on guitar, piano, and flute, Emerson Nurse on Drums, and Mervin Francois on bass, Millar became an instant fan of the guitar. To this day, owns the very guitar played by Luther Francois at that turning point in his life.

Since moving to Canada in 1982, Millar has stayed closely connected to the St. Lucian music scene, and periodically finds himself jamming with local musicians. Performance highlights for Harvey Millar include: The 1999 St. Lucia International Jazz Festival, The Du Maurier Atlantic Jazz Festival (1997-2002), The East Coast Music Awards (ECMA) Halifax and Newfoundland, the Music Industry Association of Nova Scotia (Urban Jazz Show Case), The Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival, the media launching of the St. Lucia Jazz Festival in Toronto, 2003, the Atlantic Scenes Festival in Ottawa; The St. Lucia International Jazz Festival in May, every year between 2004-2011;  at the British Virgin Islands Music Festival May 2004 to much acclaim, and at the Atlantic Jazz Festival yearly, July 2006 – 2012.

Harvey Millar is an excellent composer and has written over 60 compositions.  His debut CD released in 2001 has won him a total of 5 music award to date.  Two of the awards are Canada’s East Coast Music Awards for Best Urban Recording and Best Jazz Artist/recording of the Year in 2002 and 2003 respectively.  In November of 2002, Millar led other performers by winning three African Nova Scotian Music Association (ANSMA) Awards for Best Jazz Artist, Best New Artist, and Artist of the Year.  Millar is currently working on his second CD.

Acadia Divinity College Store

During Oasis, a number of items will be available for purchase. Proceeds will go to support the refurbishment of the College Building.

Cash, cheque, credit and debit cards will be accepted.

Limited Edition Prints

Prints of the Gaspereau Valley by First Nations Mi’kmaq artist Leonard Paul


Own a piece of ADC history. A limited number of original exterior bricks have been saved from the building and will be available for purchase.


A limited number of original ADC Hockey jerseys will be available for purchase as well as a selection of ADC golf shirts, hoodies, sweaters and t-shirts.

ADC Merch

A variety of ADC branded mugs, water bottles and more will also be available for purchase.

ADC Friends and Alumni Supper

August 24, 2018
4:45 pm – 6:00 pm
Sheldon L. Fountain Learning Commons
Acadia University Campus
To Register

Provide the contact information for one person from your party and indicate the number of people in your group using the form to the right.
Please note any dietary restrictions when registering.

Please Note

Acadia Divinity College clothing and merchandise will be available for purchase.
There will be an opportunity to financially support the ministry of the College.

Registration is now closed.
To inquire concerning the availability of space, please contact
Trisha Urquhart
Donor Care Coordinator
PHONE: 1-902-585-2217EMAIL: trisha.urquhart@acadiau.ca


August 23, 2018
August 25, 2018
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