It’s Harvest Time New Glasgow

A Sweet Release...


The bounty of the fall harvest in Nova Scotia will be celebrated in fine style and full force in Downtown New Glasgow during  the fifth annual Harvest Time with the season finale of the New Glasgow Farmers Market. Horse and Wagon rides, a performance by the Keltic Kittens, Children’s Events, a Downtown Merchants Yard/Sidewalk Sale, Demonstrations and Workshops by New Glasgow Communities in Bloom along with good ole fashion family fun will be the order of the day.

Most events will take place throughout the morning at the market with the merchants sidewalk/garage sale in Downtown New Glasgow on Provost and Archimedes Streets until closing time on Saturday afternoon. Downtown will also feature the sights, sounds of Halloween as Murdoch Park is being decorated for the event.

Beginning at 8:30 am, the final New Glasgow Farmers Market of the season will open with an apple cider press demonstration and samples all morning. Local producers will have a plentiful harvest on hand and delicious baked goods, including fruit cakes for the Christmas season, jams and jellies, pies, and more. There will also be pumpkin painting, face painting, treats from the market vendors for Children 12 and Under dressed in Halloween costumes, and the guess the weight of the pumpkin contest.

Margie Beck and Patti Long, two members of the  New Glasgow Communities in Bloom Committee, well known for their recipe and decorating talents, will present "You Heard It Through The Pumpkin Vine",  using pumpkins and gourds  at 9, 10 and 11:00am at the Farmers  Market.

A colouring contest will take place at the Farmers Market from 8:30-10:00am that will be judged at 10:00am and the results announced at 11:00 am. A salsa testing contest will also take place with details available at the Farmers Market on October 20.

The Horse and Wagon rides with James MacLeod will begin at the parking lot across from TB Bank and Glasgow Square and will run from 8:30 am until noon.

“The day will be a great way to celebrate the end of the harvest season, “says Cathy Lavers, Chair of the New Glasgow Farmers Market Cooperative.” We have an action packed day planned that is sure to delight our customers. It will be a great way to close a strong season."

“Harvest Time has become one of our community's signature events,” says Kim Dickson, New Glasgow's Director of Marketing and Communications. “It is a wonderful way to enjoy local food and local talent. For any visitors in the region, it will be a delightful and authentic Nova Scotia experience. "

Harvest Time is presented by the New Glasgow Farmers Market.  It is sponsored by the Town of New Glasgow, Destination Eastern and Northumberland Shores (DEANS), Nova Scotia Economic Development and Tourism and the New Glasgow Development Commission.

For more information about Harvest Time in Downtown New Glasgow refer to the full schedule on the Town of New Glasgow website or check it out on the Town's Facebook page

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