Coming to St. Mark’s

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St. Mark’s Music Festival Series 5142 Route 332, Middle LaHave, NS B4V 3L9   October, 2017   Saturday, October 21st – 7:30-9:30pm – Patrick Thompson – Singer/songwriter – Tickets: $15.00 at the door   For more information contact Patricia Watson – 902-766-4511 Website: www.stmarksplace.net Face book: https://www.facebook.com/StMarksPlace/   Feel free to share Thanks and have a ‘magical’ weekend!!   Note:  Our 2018 Cabaret series begins May …

Blandford Update

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See All Upcoming Events OCT21 Interested Breakfast Sat 9 AM · 5 people interested OCT28 Interested Cod Fish Supper Sat 4:30 PM · Shared to Blandford & Area Community Page (NS) NOV18 Interested 5th Annual Prize Bingo Sat 6 PM · Shared to Blandford & Area Community Page (NS) See All Posts Blandford Community Center October 10 at 1:51pm ·  Strength & Stretch on …

Autumn @ Chester Playhouse

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Swinging Belles Tuesday, October 17 at 10:00am 2016 Juno winners, The Swinging Belles, a swing band for kids from St. John’s, NL, are intent on getting both kids and adults to kick up their heels and have a swinging good time … Bill & Joel Plaskett Oh, Canada, We Sing For Thee Lullaby

Municipal Events this Fall

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Hubbards Farmers’ Market is open for the Season from 8:00 am to 12:00 noon at the Hubbards Barn & Community Park, #57 Hwy 3, Hubbards.  Join them every Saturday from now till the end of October.  Great local music and fantastic local vendors. www.hubbardsbarn.org   Friday, October 13   Prescription Drug Drop-Off – Get rid of expired, unwanted or unused medicines.  Bring them to the …

Farmer’s Markets Nova Scotia Press Release

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CBC Marketplace Story on Farmers’ Market Vendors ‘Duping’ Customers in Ontario As some of you may have heard, CBC TV is airing a story on “Marketplace” tonight which uncovers some Ontario farmers’ market “farmers” misrepresenting where the product they are selling is coming from. FMNS has been contacted by media, and have provided them with the following statement: Farmers’ Markets of …

Claire Lynch comes to the Playhouse

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Chester Playhouse Proudly Presents Bluegrass Grammy Nominee Claire Lynch And Her Band!   Dolly Parton credits singer-songwriter Claire Lynch as having “one of the sweetest, purest and best lead voices in the music business today.”    Long-recognized and praised as a creative force in acoustic music, Claire Lynch is a pioneer who continually pushes the boundaries of the bluegrass genre. Her career has been decorated with many …

Halloween for all ages!

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Halloween festivities are creeping up on us. And there is lots to do in our municipality this fall! For the kids: October 27: Halloween Party at Lightfoot Tower (63 Regent Street, Chester) from 6:30 to 8:00 pm. Raindate: October 28.  Wear your costume and enjoy spooky Halloween fun.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.  Hosted by the Municipality of Chester. For the …

Flamenco En Rouge

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Saturday, September 30, 2017 join us at the Chester Playhouse for a night of dancing, singing, and vibrant expression. Tickets are available online and by phone (902-275-3933). The Chester Playhouse continues their fall season into October, with performances by Claire Lynch and Joel & Bill Plaskett. For more information about these nights or how to support our local theatre, visit …

Chester Farmers and Artisans Market

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Today is the second last Chester Market of the season! On Fridays all summer, the front lawn of the Visitor Information Centre comes alive with vendors, music, locals, and visitors. After a great season we are sad to see it come to a close. Today (Sept 29) and next Friday (Oct 6) come get your last taste of summer. Open …

Shore Club Lobster Dinner and Dance

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Come to the Shore Club this Friday night (September 15, 2017) at 6:30 pm to support the 50th anniversary of the Hubbards Sailing Club. Call ahead and get a ticket, there won’t be any at the door. Tickets are $50. The event is ages 19 and over. Call 902-857-9771 for tickets. And we hope to see you there!