Lunenburg Farmers Market

Lunenburg Farmer’s Market 17 Green Street, Lunenburg, NS
Free

Merry Doors Workshop for Kids

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

“Join us for a ‘Merry Doors’ workshop, a holiday-themed program for families hosted by Skills Canada – Nova Scotia. This 1-hour session serves as an introduction to basic tool usage, as children will get hands-on experience with real tools, constructing their own festive fairy doors. With the help of their parents, they’ll learn to attach […]

Free

Bridgewater Christmas Market

Bridgewater United Church 87 Hillcrest Street, Bridgewater, NS

Come purchase treats and gifts from local vendors!

$3

Lunenburg Craft Christmas Festival

19 Green Street 19 Green Street, Lunenburg, NS

Please note this event takes place in three different locations.Community Centre Auditorium (15 Green St. Lunenburg NS)Bluenose Academy Gymnasium (18 Tannery Rd. Lunenburg NS)Curling Club (21 Green Street Lunenburg NS)”With over 3 buildings of handmade craft and maker items, this show is a regional attraction with many visitors driving from the city to attend in quaint and picturesque […]

$5

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

Trinket Trivia

Shipwright Taproom 80 Montague St, Lunenburg, NS

“Gather your brainiest buds and battle it out for fun prizes. Each night’s winning team takes home a gift card …and one seriously weird trinket trophy to commemorate the achievement! A fun night of general knowledge trivia for teams of 3-6 people. Topics include local Maritime and Canadian clues, geography, sports, history, science, pop culture, […]

Free

Make and Bake 3D Holiday Cookie Cutter Creations

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

“Come join us for a two-session holiday sugar cookie design workshop where we will learn to create our own cookie cutter, 3D print it, and bake our cut-outs!  Call 902-543-9222 to register.”

Free

Yuletide Market

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

“Join us on Dec 8, 2023 (4-8pm) and Sat. Dec 9, 2023 (10-5pm) for the first annual Yuletide Market- Lunenburg. A curated market featuring 20 makers, artists, vintage curators, and food vendors- we even have someone reading tarot on Saturday! We promise this is a holiday market you don’t want to miss!!”

Free

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

Light Cycle Ride

“Join us for a bright and shiny holiday bike ride in Mahone Bay on Saturday, December 9th! We will be meeting at the parking lot by the public restroom on Hwy 3 at 5:30pm for a 6:00pm roll out. Folks are encouraged to light up your cycle and yourself as much as possible! Bike lights, […]

Write for Rights

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

“Join us for Amnesty International’s Write for Rights campaign and help rage against human rights abuse! SSPL has teamed up with community members of Amnesty to host the annual Amnesty International Write-a-thon. Sponsored by South 2 Shore Chapter of the Council of Canadians.”

Free

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

Holiday Cupcake Decorating

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

“We supply the cupcakes, you decorate!”

Lunenburg Farmers Market — Holiday Edition

Lunenburg Farmer’s Market 17 Green Street, Lunenburg, NS

This special version of the weekly farmers market will feature local musicians, a raffle with vendor donated LFM products for a deserving community group and more.

Free

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

Intro to Zero Waste 

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

“Want to learn more about the Zero Waste movement? Drop in to the library to chat about all things zero waste; what it is, what it isn’t, and how you can make it work for you. Each week we’ll discuss a different topic, including How to Freeze All the Things, Buying in Bulk – we’ll […]

Free

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

Murder Mystery Party

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

“Remove yourself from the troubles of everyday life and immerse yourself in a new world of suspense and intrigue. Dress up and play the roles of devious suspects and help solve a murder! Each player is a suspect in a fictitious murder, and each player is a detective trying to solve the mystery. January 11 […]

Free

Read With Jack! Literacy with a Lab

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

“Join Jack, the therapy dog, for anhour of reading! Therapy dogs helpchildren improve their reading andcommunication skills by acting asreading companions. Dogs may notbe able to read, but they makegreat listeners with their non-judgmental presence! Come see Jack make a paw-sitive impact at the library.”

Free

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

Warm-Up to Winter

River Ridge Common Nova Scotia Trunk 10, New Germany

“Let’s Celebrate World Snow Day with winter fun at River Ridge Common Join us for snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and games in the park! Don’t worry if it’s chilly, you can warm up around the propane fireplace while toasting marshmallows! Fun for the whole family. Weather permitting.”

Free

Snowshoe Walk at Miller Point Peace Park

Miller Point Peace Park 13905 Nova Scotia Trunk 3, Dayspring

Please register using the button below. Organized by MOLD rec department, bring your own snowshoes (or book their free loaners) and join in on a group nature walk. If there’s no snow, it will be a hike instead. Bring a headlamp or flashlight. Approximately 3km. Children under 12 may attend if accompanied by an adult.

Free

Snowshoeing 101

MARC 33 Leary Fraser Road, Bridgewater, NS

“Wondering what the snowshoeing craze is all about? This is your opportunity to learn snowshoeing basics as well as general winter hiking safety. A great way to keep active during the winter. Weather permitting. Equipment provided on request. Pre-registration is required.”

Free

 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

Snowshoe Walk at MARC trails

MARC 33 Leary Fraser Road, Bridgewater, NS

Meeting in the MARC parking lot!Please pre-register using the button below. Organized by MOLD rec department, bring your own snowshoes (or book their free loaners) and join in on a group nature walk. If there’s no snow, it will be a hike instead. Approximately 6km. Children under 12 may attend if accompanied by an adult.

Free

18th Annual Seedy Saturday

DesBrisay Museum 130 Jubilee Road, Bridgewater, NS

“Join us for the 18th Annual Seedy Saturday hosted by Helping Nature Heal! February 10, 2024, from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Event includes guest speakers, local vendors, free lunch, and the chance to buy, sell and trade local and organic seeds. Entry: Non-perishable food item or cash donation to the local Food Bank.”

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

Valentine Activities

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

“Decorate a Valentine cookie and create a Valentine card for someone special All ages welcome!”

Free

Eras Night Trivia

King Street Beer Company 463 King Street, Bridgewater, NS

“Make those FRIENDSHIP BRACELETS and get ready to make the whole place SHIMMER, because we’re going out tonight! ✨????? Mark your calendars for ERAS NIGHT TRIVIA WITH MICHELLE at King Street Beer on Feb 15th! ?✨ Happening from 7-9 pm, Feel Free to dress in your favourite Eras attire!! Can’t wait to see you there! […]

Free

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

Fairy Doors Workshop

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

Ages 6+”Join us for a Fairy Doors workshop hosted by Skills Canada – Nova Scotia. This 1-hour session serves as an introduction to basic tool usage as children will get hands-on experience with real tools, constructing their own fairy doors. With the help of their parents, they’ll learn to attach hinges to door-frames and decorate […]

Free

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

Intro to Personal Income Tax

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

“Judy Rawdon (richness_with_inn) will lead an enthusiastic, positive introduction to the Canadian tax system. Participants will go over the basics of how taxes are calculated and some of the terminology used. We will also look at how to manage money and save for the future. Registration Required, phone 902-634-8008.”

Free

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

Chicory Blue Re-Opens for Season

Chicory Blue 27 School Road, Blockhouse, NS

“Chicory Blue re-opens for a new season on March 1st! We’re so happy to welcome back all of our regular customers, and excited about our new offerings, expanded lunch and to-go items, more gluten-free treats, and newly stocked pantry items. We’ll be open Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 9am-4pm, with extended hours as the season […]

Free

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

Spring Fling Market

Chester Legion 14 Union St, Chester, NS

Chester community market from 10am – 2pm.

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

Snowshoe Walk at Indian Path Common

Indian Path Common Fish Peddler Rd, Riverport

“A beautiful hike, approximately 6 km through moderate terrain at Indian Path Common. Bring your own snowshoes or book one of our free loaners. Pre-registration is required. All ages welcome, but children under 12 must be with accompanied by an adult. If snow conditions aren’t favorable, join us for a hike. Weather permitting. This hike […]

Free

Around the World by Way of Cape Horn: Q & A with the Crew of the Barque Picton Castle

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

“From its home base in Lunenburg, for the past 25years the Barque Picton Castle has been operating as a sail training ship, having almost 400,000 nautical miles under square sail. Casting off in late 2024, the Barque Picton Castle will set sail on a year-and-a-half long voyage, Around The World ByWay of Cape Horn, on a […]

Free

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

Musique Royale presents Ancestors

St. James Anglican Church 14 Parish Street, Mahone Bay, NS

“Musique Royale is thrilled to present “Ancestors”, a program by Amir Amiri and his virtuosic ensemble specializing in Persian music who will perform at St. James Anglican Church in Mahone Bay on Saturday March 16 at 7 pm. Santur player, composer, and cultural inventor Amir Amiri has spent his decades-long career exploring the limits of […]

$30

Cheese Please! An LFA Fundraiser

Lincoln Street Food 200 Lincoln St, Lunenburg, NS

“We had so much fun last year, we’re hosting another Cheese Please! Join us for a delicious and community-spirited lunch as we fundraise in preparation for our annual arts grants distribution. Select from one of four lunch sittings* (11am–12pm / 12–1pm / 1–2pm / 2–3pm) and bring all your friends! Coffee and tea are included, and beer […]

$30

Annual Easter Egg Hunt

MARC 33 Leary Fraser Road, Bridgewater, NS

“Join us for one of our most popular annual events – the Easter Egg Hunt!Participants will be divided into age categories to find Easter eggs throughout the MARC property followed by games, snacks, face painting and more.Every child will receive an Easter prize! The Easter Bunny will be hoppy to see you!Dress for the outdoors. […]

Free

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

Kitchen Table Connections: A Conversation with Local Food Producers

Lunenburg Fire Dept. 25 Medway Drive, Lunenburg, NS

“Please join us for this important conversation. We will bring experienced Lunenburg County food producers together with those who are interested in supporting local food production. The evening will feature a facilitated panel discussion, ­­­­­­­­­­­­­ and will address challenges faced by Lunenburg County food producers. “How Can We Better Support Local Food Producers?” We believe […]

Free

Traditional Easter Egg Hunt

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

“Join us for a traditional #easteregg hunt Saturday March 30th at 10:30am at the @southshorewaldorfschool This is a BYOB event – bring your own basket! ???? Children can hunt for #chocolate eggs in the enchanting SSWS forest or join a chocolate-free hunt in the kindergarten yard. No cost, all are welcome to join us! ???? Registration is not required but it […]

Free

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

Intro to Zero Waste – Bridgewater

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

“Want to learn more about the Zero Waste movement? Drop in to the library to chat about all things zero waste; what it is, what it isn’t, and how you can make it work for you. March 21 – we will be making wool dryer balls April 4 Special Guest: Education Coordinator for Region 6 […]

Free

The Magic of Dreams

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

“These biweekly dream exploration workshops, facilitated by Norma Shephard, draw upon Jungian theory for an understanding of dream symbols. Shephard shares a fun group process for working with dreams in our daily lives.”

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

Spring into Employment – Newcomer Resume Assistance

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

“Are you new to the Bridgewater area and looking for employment? Drop-in and see Maria Viniegra (Employment Solutions Workshop Facilitator) for one-on-one support with resumes, cover letters, job search and more! Bring your resume for review and discuss your employment and career goals.”

Free

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

Good Eats Day News: Lunenburg County Land & Water Activism

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

“Join us for an evening of moderated presentations In honour of Earth Day. Representatives from five local volunteer groups will speak about the work they’re doing to protect our local lands and waters. We’ll hear from members of Ne’ata’q:The Food Forest at Bluenose Academy, Kingsburg Coastal Conservancy, South Shore Council of Canadians, Asitul’isk Indigenous Learning […]

Free

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

Build compost and soil from yard waste

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

“Learn how to build beautiful nutritious compost and soil in this FREE hands-on Learn & Work Party. Physical challenge level: medium. More details and free registration (required) at Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/build-compost-and-soil-from-yard-waste-tickets-868407469117”

Free

Shorebird Identification Workshop and Field Study

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

“Join Birds Canada biologist Avery Nagy for a presentation and short outdoor field session on shorebird identification!”

Free

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

Volunteer Opportunity Fair

Mahone Bay Centre 45 School Street, Mahone Bay

“An open fair with over 25 non-profit organizations looking for volunteer assistance. Basically a “one stop shop” for South Shore residents to meet and learn about volunteer opportunities available.”

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

Exit 22 Book Sale in Port Joli

Port Joli Community Hall 10032 103 Highway, Port Joli, NS

“Looking for a good read? Come browse at the Exit 22 Book Sale, taking place at the Port Joli Community Hall on Saturday, May 4th between 9 and 1. Nine vendors will be selling used and new books to satisfy any interest: cookbooks, mysteries, automotive, romance, natural science, comics, thrillers, science fiction, novels, gardening, children’s, […]

Free

Create naturalized beds using coarse woody debris

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

“Learn how to build naturalized perennial garden beds using coarse woody debris in this FREE hands-on Learn & Work Party. Physical challenge level: medium-high More details and free registration (required) at Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/868437328427?aff=oddtdtcreator Sponsored and led by Rosmarie Lohnes, CEO, Helping Nature Heal, Nova Scotia’s premiere ecological restoration company. Gain know-how and experience while helping […]

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Open House at our Kelp Kurious Seaweed Nursery & Education Centre

Indian Point Marine Farms 82 Indian Point Rd, Mahone Bay, NS

The Ecology Action Centre’s Kelp Kurious team is excited to welcome our friends on the South Shore and beyond to join us at an Open House at our Kelp Kurious Seaweed Nursery & Education Centre on May 11. Come down and visit the team to learn about the kelp farming sector, our seedling nursery set-up, […]

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 […]

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