Lunenburg Heritage House Tour – Behind the Doors

97 Kaulbach Street 97 Kaulbach Street, Lunenburg, NS

Tickets are available at the Knaut-Rhuland Museum or through the link below.”The Lunenburg Heritage Society House Tours are a local institution! Behind the Doors will give you a rare opportunity to explore and enjoy the remarkable interiors of some of Lunenburg’s finest homes, commercial and public buildings and churches. Come to either location and exchange […]

$25

Lunenburg Doc Fest: Docs on the Dock

Zwicker Wharf 146 Bluenose Drive, Lunenburg, NS

“• Weather dependent • Docs on the Dock are open-air screenings, on a wharf, so bring a chair and cozy up with a blanket! “

Free

Kids Book Reading with Shauntay Grant (VENUE CHANGE)

Bluenose Academy 18 Tannery Road, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada

“Shauntay Grant reads from her award-winning book, Africville.” This event will now take place at Bluenose Academy.

Free

Lunenburg Lit Festival: Maud Lewis Takes on the World (VENUE CHANGE)

Lunenburg School of the Arts 6 Prince Street, Lunenburg, NS, Canada

“Collector John Risley, storyteller Carol Bruneau, and scholar Ray Cronin discuss the life and work of Nova Scotia’s most famous artist.” The event will now take place at the LSA.

$20

Lunenburg Lit Festival: Triple Crown

Lunenburg School of the Arts 6 Prince Street, Lunenburg, NS, Canada

“Donna Morrissey reads from her new novel, Rage the Night, Amanda Peters reads from her extraordinary debut, The Berry Pickers, and Jennifer Robson reads from her bestselling novel, Coronation Year.”

$20

Unsettling Our Settler Ways: Looking at the Waters of Mahone Bay from a Mi’kmaw Perspective

Chester Playhouse 22 Pleasant Street, Chester, NS

“On September 15th at 7:30, Margaret Knickle Ph.D will give a talk at the Chester Playhouse that will shake up traditional settler views about Mahone Bay by sharing her experiences as a settler who has researched and documented the history of Lunenburg County from a Mi’kmaw perspective. Knickle’s talk will be followed by a performance […]

$20

Lunenburg Lit Festival: Dirty Business

Lunenburg School of the Arts 6 Prince Street, Lunenburg, NS, Canada

“Charlie Angus in discussion with scholar and journalist Trina Roche on his latest book Cobalt, about Canada’s disturbing role in global mining, and the town where it all started.”

$20

Lunenburg Lit Festival: Life on the Streets

Lunenburg School of the Arts 6 Prince Street, Lunenburg, NS, Canada

“From the Ashes was Canada’s bestselling book for two years running, and Jesse Thistle shares stories from his memoir about Metis identity and the role of resilience in becoming a poet and scholar.”

$20

Lunenburg Doc Fest

Visit Doc Fest’s website for more information on passes and film screenings.

James Mullinger Performs at Chester Playhouse

Chester Playhouse 22 Pleasant Street, Chester, NS

“James Mullinger returns to Chester to celebrate 10 Years in Canada! James was one of the UK’s top comedians and the Comedy Editor for GQ magazine when he moved to The Maritimes in 2014. Since his arrival, he has taken the country by storm. He has sold out shows across the country, made appearances on CBC’s The […]

$45

Caribou Run and Dirtmouth Perform at FirkStein Brewing

FirkinStein Brewing 673 King Street, Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, Canada

“Local pals Caribou Run and Halifax’s Dirtmouth team up for an extraordinary night of entertainment. There will be laughter, there will be tears, and there will be ROCK. Oh, and there will be beer of course. Listen up! If you like to listen to what you’ll be listening to before coming to listen to it, […]

$15

“EAT MY JOY” by Amy Funk: Exhibition Opening

Lunenburg School of the Arts 6 Prince Street, Lunenburg, NS, Canada

“Exhibition: “EAT MY JOY” by AMY FUNK Opening Reception: September 28, 2023 @ 7p.m. Exhibition Runs: September 28- October 15, 2023.”

Free

Lecture at the Fisheries Museum

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic 68 Blue Nose Drive, Lunenburg, NS

“This is an annual Dr. Terrence Punch Legacy Lecture where historian Jason Bell will give a talk about South Shore historian Winthrop Bell’s career as an MI 6 spy.”

Free

Sean McCann Performs at Chester Playhouse

Chester Playhouse 22 Pleasant Street, Chester, NS

“2023 marks the 30th anniversary of one of Canada’s favourite bands and founding member Sean McCann will be celebrating the legend & the legacy right across the country. Armed only with his solo voice, bodhran, and guitar, “The Shantyman” will lead us all in a great big singalong as we travel back in time through hilarious stories […]

$40

Spooky Scissor Snips

Lunenburg Library 97 Kaulbach Street, First Floor, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada

“Join us in snipping spooky creatures and arranging sinister scenes on the windows in our children’s area! Facilitated by paper witch Tanya Barnett!  Lunenburg Library, Wednesday, October 4, 3 pm , All ages, under 6 with a caregiver.”

Free

Ne’ata’q (the sun is coming out): 4th Biennial Fundraising

Lunenburg School of the Arts 6 Prince Street, Lunenburg, NS, Canada

“Event and live auction at the Lunenburg School of the Arts A beautiful collection of 100+ donated hand-made ceramic soup bowls and unique ceramic pieces will be on auction on October 5th at 6:00pm Soup bowls cost $45/each and unique pieces will be individually priced. All proceeds go to ‘Ne’ata’q’ the Food Forest at Bluenose […]

South Shore Oktoberfest Craft Beer Festival

68 Bluenose Drive 68 Bluenose Drive, Lunenburg, NS

“Join us for the South Shore Oktoberfest Craft Beer Festival on October 7, 2023, at 1:00 PM, where you can indulge in a variety of craft beer.”

$30

Musique Royale presents: Inkuru y’Inanga

Lunenburg School of the Arts 6 Prince Street, Lunenburg, NS, Canada

“Musique Royale invites you to hear “Inkuru y’Inanga” featuring Munyakazi Deo, a Rwandan singer and a master interpreter of the inanga. Inanga is a Rwandan traditional harp-like instrument crafted from wood, with historical significance dating back to the time of kingdoms.”

$5

Chester Playhouse presents: TH’OWXIYA: The Hungry Feast Dish

Chester Playhouse 22 Pleasant Street, Chester, NS

Suitable for Ages 5+Run time: 45 minutes (with Q&A post-show)”The enchanting tale of Th’owxiya: The Hungry Feast Dish, will come to life at the Chester Playhouse, immersing audiences of all ages in a captivating world of Indigenous folklore. Indigenous Storytellers spin the Kwantlen First Nation tale of Th’owxiya: The Hungry Feast Dish. The mouth of Th’owxiya (“tho-wox-eeya”) […]

$29

Mi’kmaq Beaded Bookmark Workshop

Lunenburg Library 97 Kaulbach Street, First Floor, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada

“Make your own beaded bookmark and learn more about Mi’kmaq culture in celebration of Mi’kmaq History month.  Wednesday, October 11, 3 pm, All ages, under 6 with a caregiver.”

Free

Chester Playhouse presents a Conversation with Donna Morrissey

Chester Playhouse 22 Pleasant Street, Chester, NS

“Join our host Liz Crocker as she sits down with award-winning author Donna Morrissey! Donna Morrissey is the author of the nationally bestselling memoir Pluck, which was a finalist for the Atlantic Book Awards’ Non-Fiction Award, and of six acclaimed and bestselling novels. This August sees the release of her seventh novel, Rage The Night, which is “At once […]

$15

Looking at Auber’s Le domino noir

Lunenburg Academy 97-101 Kaulbach Street, Lunenburg, NS

“Join the vocal Fellows and Residents to delve into this weekend’s opera, Le domino noir. This is your opportunity to hear some music and ask some questions in advance of the performance of the opera this Sunday, October 15. Reservations are not required for our “A Little Light Music” concert series. Doors will open at […]

Free

Daniel Auber’s opera: Le domino noir 

Lunenburg Academy 97-101 Kaulbach Street, Lunenburg, NS

“Bénédicte Jourdois returns to Lamp to lead Daniel-François-Esprit Auber’s Le domino noir with the assistance of Isabelle David (pianist, soprano). The opera is considered to be Auber’s most popular work and was performed more than 1,200 times at the Opéra-Comique by 1909. Clément considered it the composer’s “wittiest score, the one in which he most abandoned himself […]

$25

Denise Djokic Plays Haydn

St. John’s Anglican Church 64 Townsend St, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada

“Musique Royale is honoured to celebrate Symphony Nova Scotia’s 40th Anniversary this year and invites you to hear “Denise Djokic Plays Haydn” at historic St John’s Anglican Church in Lunenburg on Sunday October 15 at 4 pm. The program features the crowning achievement of Louise Farrenc, one of France’s greatest 19th-century composers, to start Symphony […]

$35

Book Reading and Q&A with Christine Higdon

Block Shop Books 125 Montague Street, Lunenburg, NS, Canada

Vancouver author Christine Higdon presents a reading and Q&A of her book “Gin, Turpentine, Pennyroyal, Rue.”

Free

Chester Playhouse presents Casting Off: A Good Catch

Chester Playhouse 22 Pleasant Street, Chester, NS

“Casting Off  is an intergenerational circus with lots to say: the personal is political, fury is fun and the acrobatics downright dangerous – especially when life gets in the way. Casting off stereotypes, these dynamic women tumble, talk, fly and balance precariously. This joyful, witty and poignant show (brought to us direct from Australia!) is […]

$39

Anna Han, solo piano recital

Lunenburg Academy 97-101 Kaulbach Street, Lunenburg, NS

“Pianist Anna Han first came to Lamp in 2020 at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Always a favourite in our concert hall, Anna strives to deliver heartfelt performances through a variety of classical solo and chamber music repertoire. “

$25

Chester Playhouse presents The Gilberts

Chester Playhouse 22 Pleasant Street, Chester, NS

“The Gilberts: Harmonious promises to be an unforgettable evening of soul-stirring melodies and harmonies. Don’t miss the chance to witness the magic created by this talented trio as they share their story and music with you! The Gilberts – Frieden, Reuben and Maisie – build a rich tapestry of vibrant three-part harmonies, soulful lyricism, and diverse musical […]

$29

Waldorf School presents: Halloween Whispers

South Shore Waldorf School 64 School Rd, Blockhouse, Nova Scotia, Canada

“Join the South Shore Waldorf School for our annual fear-free Halloween celebration! Attend a Magical Moving Play through the forest, take a stroll through Fairy Village, make a mask, play some games, sit around the bonfire and enjoy delicious food. Rain date October 28.”

$5 – $35

Moonlight Sound Design: The Aeolian Singers

Central United Church 136 Cumberland St, Lunenburg, NS, Canada

“‘The Moon is associated with wisdom and mysticism across cultures and traditions. The power of the moon’s energy and influence is undeniable, and we experience the moon-earth connection in our bodies, ocean tides, spring planting, and fall harvest. In this program, the music weaves together the magic of moonlit experiences.’ Heather Fraser, Artistic Director, the Aeolian Singers Fittingly, the fall […]

$10 – $30

Halloween on Gallow’s Hill

Hillcrest Cemetery 97 Kaulbach Street, Lunenburg

“Unearth Local Legends & History: Halloween on Gallows Hill – A unique blend of chilling tales, historical exploration, and gravestone rubbing. Workshop hosted by Lunenburg Academy Foundation and South Shore Genealogical Society.”

Free

Chester Playhouse presents: Piano Heist

Chester Playhouse 22 Pleasant Street, Chester, NS

“Lifelong friends and musical maestros, Nico Rhodes and Patrick Courtin, are on an exhilarating mission to restore the piano’s status in their electrifying show, Piano Heist. Appalled by the notion that the piano “just isn’t cool anymore”, the duo set off on a divine quest to reclaim its title as the greatest instrument of ALL TIME!”

$35

Musique Royale presents: The Opera Show

Lunenburg School of the Arts 6 Prince Street, Lunenburg, NS, Canada

“Musique Royale invites you to hear our November Cookie Concert entitled, “The Opera Show.” This special performance performed by singing students at Mount Allison University is aimed at family audiences, and celebrates much-loved opera hits by Purcell, Mozart, Handel, Massenet, Rossini, Donizetti, Puccini, Verdi, and more! “

$5

Christopher Heide Book Launch at LaHave River Books

LaHave River Books 3421 Route 331, LaHave, NS

“Please join us as Chris Heide launches his new poetry collection, Before During After which was recently published by Pottersfield Press. He will be joined by special guest, Veryan Haysom.”

Free

Christmas in Petite

The Painted Saltbox gallery, Petite Riviere Firehall, Petite pet vet hospital, Riverhouse gallery, the Wesley United Church, Petite Riviere elementary school, Mariner Craft, and West Dublin Hall.

Come out to celebrate the holiday season at this n annual artisan market and fundraiser! The market is spread throughout eight locations in Petite Riviere. The market takes place on both November 18th and 19th.

Free

Christmas in Petite

The Painted Saltbox gallery, Petite Riviere Firehall, Petite pet vet hospital, Riverhouse gallery, the Wesley United Church, Petite Riviere elementary school, Mariner Craft, and West Dublin Hall.

Come out to celebrate the holiday season at this n annual artisan market and fundraiser! The market is spread throughout eight locations in Petite Riviere. The market takes place on both November 18th and 19th.

Free

Holly and Ivy Fair

South Shore Waldorf School 64 School Rd, Blockhouse, Nova Scotia, Canada

“Experience the magic of the Season at the South Shore Waldorf School’s Annual Holly & Ivy Fair. Festive activities for children include candle dipping, a magical Gnome Grotto, a holiday puppet show and more. Families can shop for locally made gifts at our unique craft market and enjoy homemade food and live music at the […]

Free

Musique Royale presents: Stick&Bow

Cecilia’s Retreat 1199 Oakland Rd, Mahone Bay, NS

“Musique Royale invites you to Cecilia’s Retreat on November 25 at 11 am to hear cello and marimba duo Stick&Bow. Stick&Bow unites Canadian marimba player Krystina Marcoux and Argentinian cellist Juan Sebastian Delgado. “$35 in advance. Admission by advance reservation, please email barbara.butler@ns.sympatico.ca

$35

South Shore Players presents: A Christmas Carol

Central United Church 136 Cumberland St, Lunenburg, NS, Canada

(This event has several performance dates. Please check the website for all dates.)South Shore Players presents a heartwarming adaptation of the Dickens classic.

$12 – $20

South Shore Players presents: A Christmas Carol

Central United Church 136 Cumberland St, Lunenburg, NS, Canada

(This event has several performance dates. Please check the website for all dates.)South Shore Players presents a heartwarming adaptation of the Dickens classic.

$12 – $20

Musique Royale presents a Rose in Winter

St. John’s Anglican Church 64 Townsend St, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada

“Once more, Musique Royale is honoured to welcome back Grammy Award-winner Paul Halley and his singers from The Choir of All Saints Cathedral in a live concert performance this Christmas in Lunenburg. This concert of song and story is a continuation of the Christmas concert tradition at the Cathedral that Halley established in 2008. The […]

$30

Cinema Sundays – The Muppet Christmas Carol

Chester Playhouse 22 Pleasant Street, Chester, NS

“The Muppets perform the favourite holiday tale, with Kermit the Frog playing Bob Cratchit, the put-upon clerk of stingy Ebenezer Scrooge (Michael Caine). Other Muppets — Miss Piggy, Gonzo, Fozzie Bear and Sam the Eagle — weave in and out of the story, while Scrooge receives visits from spirits of three Christmases — past, present […]

$12

Lunenburg Bound Books Cozy Holiday Special!

Lunenburg Bound 139 Montague Street, Lunenburg Bound, Nova Scotia, Canada

“Join us for an evening of holiday shopping featuring live music from local multi-instrumentalist & composer Haig Beylerian, warm & cold refreshments, and door prizes! Plus, of course, books!!!”

Free

Musique Royale presents A Chorister’s Christmas

St. John’s Anglican Church 64 Townsend St, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada

“Musique Royale welcomes Capella Regalis Choirs back to historic St John’s Anglican Church in Lunenburg this December for their celebrated annual performance “A Chorister’s Christmas”. Taking place on Saturday December 16th at 4 pm, the concert will be directed by Nick Halley and Vanessa Halley, with organ accompaniment by Paul Halley. New for this year’s […]

Pay what you can

Musique Royale presents Yarrow

Lunenburg School of the Arts 6 Prince Street, Lunenburg, NS, Canada

“Musique Royale welcomes listeners of all ages to hear “Yarrow”, a trio of musicians featured at our Cookie Concert on January 6 at 2 PM, at the Lunenburg School of the Arts (6 Prince St). Yarrow is a collaboration between Samantha Wilson (guitar), Gabriella Ciurcovich (bass, vocals) and Nicola Miller (saxophone). The group focuses on […]

$5

Dr Jordan Institute Plays Siren

The Old Confidence Lodge 3831 NS-332, Riverport, NS

“Dr. Jordan Institute presents its new performance: SIREN, in which classical music, electro, jazz, and Caribbean folklore seamlessly blend together. Soprano Nicole Jordan, hailing from Trinidad & Tobago and Canada, sings and recites about the sirens: the mythical water creatures and powerful female figures. A performance about African and Caribbean spirituality. Dr. Jordan Institute is a collaboration between […]

$20

Musique Royale presents Doug Tielli

St. John’s Lutheran Church (Mahone Bay) 89 Edgewater Street, Mahone Bay, NS

“Musique Royale invites you to hear the enigmatic and soulful original songs of Doug Tielli, in concert Saturday January 20th at 3 pm, at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Mahone Bay. Doug will be joined by saxophonist Nicola Miller and bassist Nick D’Amato. Doug Tielli is a fixture of southern Ontario’s music scene, contributing […]

$21

Mat Hughes performs at the Old Confidence Lodge

The Old Confidence Lodge 3831 NS-332, Riverport, NS

(Please note that there are two performances for this show; there is a kids’ show at 10:45am and an adults show at 8:00pm.)”Returning to Riverport after his sold-out show last summer is singer-songwriter Mat Hughes! Known for his earnest and introspective songwriting, Mat captivates listeners with his distinctive piano-driven folk melodies. His high-energy, percussive piano […]

$20

 Musique Royale presents Sibylle Marquardt & Michel Cardin

Lunenburg School of the Arts 6 Prince Street, Lunenburg, NS, Canada

“Musique Royale is delighted to feature traverso flutist Sibylle Marquardt, and theorbist Michel Cardin at our upcoming Cookie Concert on Saturday February 3 at 2 pm. Moving from Germany, Sibylle has called Canada homesince 1997, and her traverso playing has an irrisistable presence within baroque chamber music settings for it’s delicacy and clarity. Sibylle is joined by Michel Cardin, an internationally lauded theorbo player […]

$5

“You’re my lobster” Paint Night

Blockhouse Fire Hall 510 NS-325, Blockhouse

“Indulge in a delightful evening of creativity and love as we bring the iconic “You’re My Lobster” theme to life on canvas with Janine Smith. Whether you’re a seasoned artist or a beginner, this event is perfect for everyone! Ages 12+.”

$20

Darn! A Mending Party

Hodge Podge 194d Lincoln St, Lunenburg

Bring your holey sock or your ripped coat! Materials and instruction will be provided.

Free

African Heritage Month Short Film Screening

Margaret Hennigar Public Library 135 North Park Street, Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, Canada

11:00 am – Children/Youth Film- Step by Step 2:00 pm – Adult Film – On the Rise

Free

Chester Playhouse presents Actual Wizard

Chester Playhouse 22 Pleasant Street, Chester, NS

“Actual wizard and Halifax magician Vincenzo Ravina (As seen on Penn & Teller: Fool Us, and winner of the Audience Choice Award at the 2023 Halifax Fringe Festival”) brings his magic to the mysterious, enigmatic, haunted, and illustrious Chester Playhouse Theatre. In this unusual show, there will be: Potions! Ghosts! Playing cards! Murder!”

$30

Musique Royale presents Duo Cordelia

Cecilia’s Retreat 1199 Oakland Rd, Mahone Bay, NS

Admission by advance reservation, please email barbara.butler@ns.sympatico.ca “Musique Royale invites listeners to join us at Cecilia’s Retreat to hear the violin and piano ensemble, Duo Cordelia, and their program “Visions From the Other Side”. Formed in 2016, Duo Cordelia features violinist and composer Vanessa Marcoux and pianist Marie-Christine Poirier. What sets them apart from other violin […]

$35

A TERRIBLE BEAUTY: The People & Shocking Ideas that Shaped Modern Art

Lunenburg School of the Arts 6 Prince Street, Lunenburg, NS, Canada

In his two-part talk (second date: Thursday, March 22), Peter will explore how modern art arose from the profound changes and disruptions of the last two hundred years of history. Old certainties were erased. The modern mind that emerged was questioning, often subversive and inward-looking. We will explore some big ideas on how the purpose […]

Free

South Shore Waldorf School Puppet Show & Luncheon

South Shore Waldorf School 64 School Rd, Blockhouse, Nova Scotia, Canada

“Join us for The South Shore Waldorf School 9th Annual Puppet Show and Luncheon. Featuring a Waldorf inspired performance of the classic fairy tale ‘East of the Sun, West of the Moon’ and a delicious woodland feast served by the local Woodland Folk. Puppet Show & Luncheon are ticketed separately. To buy tickets visit http://tinyurl.com/eastofthesunwestofthemoon”

$10 – $25

Chester Playhouse presents Steph Peaks & Friends Drag Show

Chester Playhouse 22 Pleasant Street, Chester, NS

This is a 19+ event.”Join Steph Peaks and her gang of iconic Nova Scotian drag performers for a night of lip syncs, live singing, and lots of laughs! This fabulous performance will feature a bevy of queens bringing big, campy fun in a wide variety of performances, with guaranteed fun and laughter for all!”

$25

Discover Art Drop-in

Chester Art Centre Studio

“Join the Chester Art Centre for an all-ages afternoon of art, creativity and fun! We will be learning circle weaving using handmade cardboard looms. All materials are provided and projects are for all skill levels. No registration required, just drop by 5 Pleasant Street, Chester, anytime between 1pm and 3pm on Sunday. For more information […]

Free

Abstract Self Portraits

Lunenburg Country Lifestyle Center 135 North Park Street,, Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, Canada

Located in the multi-purpose room at the LCLC.”Create an abstract self portrait that looks imperfect and playful using colour, words, and a blind contour process. Participants will be guided through a blind contour drawing exercise before using the process to create a self portrait. Participants will then add colour and words to the portrait that […]

$22

Winter Dance

Riverport District Community Center 79 Lower Lahave Rd, Riverport, NS

*This event had a date change. It was originally planned for February 10th. If you need to refund your ticket, please visit the Eventbrite page for the event.*Head down to the Riverport Community Centre for an evening of live music and dancing! Tickets are available at Rose Bay General Store or through the website linked […]

$25

Celebratory Henna

Lunenburg Country Lifestyle Center 135 North Park Street,, Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, Canada

Multi-purpose room in the LCLC”Henna is used in the celebration of special occasions such as festivals, weddings, and joyous gatherings of people. Join us to learn about the history of Henna, it’s use in different cultures, and try it out yourself! Early dismissal day, children must be accompanied by an adult.”

Free

Musique Royale presents Devin Huang

Cecilia’s Retreat 1199 Oakland Rd, Mahone Bay, NS

Email barbara.butler@ns.sympatico.ca to reserve tickets.”Musique Royale is delighted to welcome pianist Devin Huang to give a solo piano concert at Cecilia’s Retreat in Mahone Bay on Saturday March 9th at 11 am. Devin is seventeen years old, and in Grade 12 at Sacred Heart School in Halifax, studying with Prof. Lynn Stodola since 2016. Since then, he has […]

$35

Chester Playhouse presents Evans & Doherty

Chester Playhouse 22 Pleasant Street, Chester, NS

“Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day a few days early with the East Coast’s most beloved traditional folk music duo, Evans and Doherty. Kevin Evans and Brian Doherty have been an integral part of the East Coast music scene for over four decades, and have been together as Evans & Doherty for 39 years. To capture the […]

$25

Musique Royale presents Amadeus Guitar Duo

Cecilia’s Retreat 1199 Oakland Rd, Mahone Bay, NS

Admission is by advance reservation, please email barbara.butler@ns.sympatico.ca.”Musique Royale welcomes the Amadeus Guitar Duo back to Cecilia’s Retreat on March 16th at 11am in Mahone Bay for a morning filled with music for two guitars. We will hear baroque works by Vivaldi, Handel, Bach, and Gaspar Sanz, as well as original compositions by Dale. “

$35

Chester Playhouse presents Comedy Night in Chester

Chester Playhouse 22 Pleasant Street, Chester, NS

“Join host Clare Belford and welcome spring with laughter when four of the funniest East Coast comedians take the stage for Comedy Night in Chester! Sharing the spotlight with Clare are Clifton Cremo, Adam Myatt and Dan Hendricken! Recommended 13+”

$25

Movies at the Playhouse! The Teacher’s Lounge

Chester Playhouse 22 Pleasant Street, Chester, NS

“In The Teachers’ Lounge, a new junior high teacher becomes an amateur investigator in order to unmask a thief active in the school, but the roots and consequences of the case run deep.”

$12

Paint Ukrainian Easter Eggs

Margaret Hennigar Public Library 135 North Park Street, Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, Canada

“Make Ukrainian painted eggs for Easter! Join local artist Peter Matyas for an afternoon of egg painting while learning about this incredible and intricate craft. Registration required call 902-543-9222”

Free

DIY Doll Clothes

Margaret Hennigar Public Library 135 North Park Street, Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, Canada

“Sew your own doll clothes! No sewing experience necessary. Design and sew your very own clothing & accessories for your dolls. Fabric and model dolls provided!”

Free

Folk Harbour presents JP Cormier

Lunenburg Opera House 125 Montague Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada

“A gifted multi-instrumentalist, a talented singer-songwriter, an acclaimed musician, and a supreme entertainer.”

$35

Musique Royale presents Meredith and Daniel

Lunenburg School of the Arts 6 Prince Street, Lunenburg, NS, Canada

“On Saturday April 6 at 2pm, Musique Royale invites you to a Cookie Concert featuring contemporary dancer Meredith Kalaman and composer Daniel MacNeil, where we will experience a new work which fuses their creative energies in dance and music. MacNeil combines acoustic instruments, electronics and musical elements from all around the world for the creation […]

$5

Where Poetry and Prose Meet

Lunenburg Library 97 Kaulbach Street, First Floor, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada

“This series of workshops, hosted by Carol Langille, explores how writing helps us discover what we didn’t know we knew. Each week an assignment will be given to participants to complete and bring in and the following week. We will discuss poetry and prose and most of the assignments will be in prose. This workshop is […]

Free

Poetry Reading at LaHave River Books

LaHave River Books 3421 Route 331, LaHave, NS

“A poetry reading at LaHave River Books with Gaspereau Press poets Michael Goodfellow and Natalie Rice. Saturday, April 6 at 4 p.m.”

Free

LAMP presents Simon Karakulidi – Solo Piano

Lunenburg Academy 97-101 Kaulbach Street, Lunenburg, NS

“Simon has been a prize-winner in more than 20 International Piano Competitions. In February 2023, and was awarded First Prize at the Piano Campus Competition in Cergy-Pontoise, France. In addition to the top prize, he also received five Special Awards.”

$25

Live Music by The Old Confidence Lodge

Bluenose Lodge 10 Falkland Street, Lunenburg

“Join us for a fantastic night of music, mirth and merriment, all in support of The Old Confidence Lodge. The Lodge is becoming an important part of South Shore’s Performance and Music Scene, having already hosted a number of great events. When the Lodge is able to open their main room, it will be a […]

Musique Royale presents Hallelujah & Trumpets!

St. John’s Anglican Church 64 Townsend St, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada

“Musique Royale welcomes back Ensemble ArtChoral and Ensemble Caprice led by the irrepressible Matthias Maute for “Hallelujah and Trumpets!”, a performance showcasing the splendor of George Frideric Handel’s music. Join us to hear the exuberant and dynamic combined forces of these two ensembles on Friday April 12 at 7:30 pm at St John’s Anglican Church […]

$35

Chester Playhouse presents Saltwater Songs

Chester Playhouse 22 Pleasant Street, Chester, NS

“Catherine MacLellan, Rachel Beck, & Cassie and Maggie are joining forces to present a songwriters circle like no other. These three East Coast acts will share the stage for a collaborative and unforgettable evening of entertainment including original folk, pop, and Americana, as well as traditional fiddle tunes and step dance. Featuring four enchanting songwriters, stunning harmonies, and an exciting blend […]

$40

Garrett Mason performs at Firkstein

FirkinStein Brewing 673 King Street, Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, Canada

“Spend your Saturday night with us and Garrett Mason !!! We are so excited to have him back on the firk stage !!Tables available for reservations with a minimum 4 ticket purchase!”

$20

LAMP presents Leland Ko – Cello

Lunenburg Academy 97-101 Kaulbach Street, Lunenburg, NS

“A cellist of Chinese-Canadian descent, yet born and raised in the Boston area, Leland has performed as a soloist and chamber musician in venues across America’s east coast, as well as internationally in Belgium, Italy, Sweden, Israel, and Spain. “

$25

LAMP presents Anna Han & Lamp Fellows

Lunenburg Academy 97-101 Kaulbach Street, Lunenburg, NS

“The double trio program includes two big E-flat piano trios, easily two of the greatest classical period chamber works ever written:  Beethoven’s Trio in E-flat Major Op. 70 No. 2, and Schubert’s Trio in E-flat Major, Op. 100. Schubert’s Trio was premiered on the anniversary of Beethoven’s death (a fact of which Schubert, a pall-bearer at Beethoven’s […]

$25

Folk Harbour presents Quote the Raven

Lunenburg Opera House 125 Montague Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada

“A folk-pop-roots duo from Newfoundland showcasing their smooth vocal harmonies and delightful stage presence.”

$25

Wire and Bead Jewelry

Lunenburg Library 97 Kaulbach Street, First Floor, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada

“Leanne Morin will show us how to make our own rings, bracelets and necklaces with wire & beads. Registration required call 902-634-8008 “

Free

A Collage Journey

Lunenburg Country Lifestyle Center 135 North Park Street,, Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, Canada

Ages 10 – 15″Join instructor Liz McCurdy, in this playful experience that will have participants feeling confident and empowered as they follow a step-by-step journey using collage and mark making materialsWith and open mind and willingness to play participants will discover something new or reaffirm wisdom they already know. This session will begin by using […]

$25

Auditions: South Shore Players

Trinity United Church 101 Edgewater Street, Mahone Bay, NS

AUDITION DETAILSDates: Wednesday, April 24 (evening) or Saturday, April 27 (daytime)Time: Email ssp.artisticdirector@yahoo.com by Monday, April 22 tobook your audition time.Where: Trinity United Church (double-door side entrance), 101Edgewater St, Mahone Bay.Who: Ages 14 to adult.What: Auditions will include readings from the scripts and meeting ourfive directors. At your audition time you will have the opportunityto […]

Free

Alex Pugsley: Author Talk at Block Shop Books

Block Shop Books 125 Montague Street, Lunenburg, NS, Canada

Block Shop Books invites all to the Lunenburg launch of The Education of Aubrey McKee by Alex Pugsley. Alex will read followed by a Q&A with Sal Falk, The Lunenburg Barnacle’s Editor-At-Large At 125 Montague Street, Lunenburg, NS “Pugsley is the love child of Jack Kerouac and Greta Gerwig, or D.H. Lawrence and Wes Anderson—ticklingly funny and […]

Free

Poetry Reading at Lunenburg Bound

Lunenburg Bound 139 Montague Street, Lunenburg Bound, Nova Scotia, Canada

“A poetry reading with Colleen Coco Collins, Natalie Rice and Michael Goodfellow at Lunenburg Bound Books. Saturday, April 27 at 7 p.m.”

Free

A Little Light Music: Lamp Fellows

Lunenburg Academy 97-101 Kaulbach Street, Lunenburg, NS

“A free concert by Lamp Fellows: solo pieces and previews of May 4 concert. Always a great evening of music and getting to know the artists/ musicians.”

Free

South Shore Chorale presents Out of the Darkness

Central United Church 136 Cumberland St, Lunenburg, NS, Canada

The South Shore Chorale is pleased to share our Spring Concert “Out of the Darkness” at three venues:Monday May 6 at Wesleyan United Church, Petite Riviere @ 7:30Saturday May 11 at St Paul’s Lutheran Church Bridgewater @2pmSunday May 12 at Central United Church, Lunenburg@ 2pm. Our repertoire comes from a wide range of evocative styles, […]

$10 – $20

Chester Playhouse presents In Conversation with Charlene Carr

Chester Playhouse 22 Pleasant Street, Chester, NS

“Join us In Conversation with a rising star in the Nova Scotia literary world, Charlene Carr.  After she dazzled the literary world with Hold My Girl in 2023, we are thrilled to celebrate the release of her latest novel, We Rip The World Apart!”

$15

Pet Tales Book Launch

Block Shop Books 125 Montague Street, Lunenburg, NS, Canada

A book launch and reading by NS author Heidi Tattrie Rushton, from her brand new middle grade novel, Pet Tales! *AND* from now until the launch, we’re selling raffle tickets for a limited edition, handmade stuffed animal version of one of the story’s characters, made by local artist/maker Rita Van Tassel (@ritavantassel_studio). All proceeds will […]

Free