Nova Scotia – January 2017 Event Listings

There are some great events taking place throughout the month of January 2017 – stay tuned for more, but in the meantime hit the road and take in these highlights of Nova Scotia.

EVENT-150x150AND...if you've got an event coming up - drop us a line at [email protected] with the details and we'll do our best to get it in there. For more info on submissions click here


Maple Sugar Brunch and Guided Tours at Sugar Moon Farm-Earltown
Every Saturday and Sunday
Sugar Moon Farm serves their signature fully-licensed maple brunch.
Be sure to take a free guided tour of the maple sugar operation and plan to hike the Rogart Mountain Trail. Visit the website for more details:



sunday ceilidhSunday Ceilidh-Celtic Music Interpretive Centre, Judique 
every Sunday
For more information, go to the website


Saturday Ceilidh's at the Doryman -Doryman Pub and Grill, Cheticamp
Every Saturday
Fiddle music every Saturday afternoon. For more information, call 902-224-9909


square dancingFamily Square Dance-West Mabou Hall
Every Saturday
Traditional square dance where the whole family is welcome. Contact Margie MacInnis for more details: 902-945-2814


Acadian Arts and Craft Day- West Pubnico
every week on Thursday
For traditional craft demonstrations such as artist painting, hooked rugs, braided rugs, basket weaving, wool spinning, crochet tatting, quilting and red work. To find out more, check out  the website.


Mother Goose / French for Fun Program- Petit de Grat Library
With Rachel MacGillivray & Louise Migneault every Wednesday from 10am-11:30am at the Petit de Grat Library in Petit de Grat, NS, for ages 0-6.  Program includes 2 stories (English & French), a light snack, a craft, children's songs, and ends with a musical exercise game. Please contact the Petit de Grat Library at (902) 226-3534 or email [email protected] for more information.



Winter Frolic - Ross Farm Museum, New Ross
January 14 & 15
This weekend join us for a sleigh ride, and enjoy a delicious cup of hot chocolate made over an open fire, sample some homemade ice cream, and enjoy more winter events. Visit the website to learn more.


argyle-fine-art-pre-shunk13th Annual Pre-Shrunk Show - Argyle Fine Art, Halifax
Opens January 20
The annual Pre-Shrunk show is by far one of Halifaxs favourite art shows and the perfect way to kick off the New Year in style.

The only rule for participating artists is that all the works included must measure 4" x 5".

For more information click here.




Rug Hooking Demonstration - Ross Farm
January 21 - 22, 2017
Rug hooking is both an art and a craft where rugs are made by pulling loops of yarn or fabric through a base such as burlap. The loops are pulled through the backing material by using a small hook. This weekend join the staff in Rosebank Cottage as they demonstrate this art. Click here for more info



Brides 2017 Wedding Show - World Trade and Convention Centre, Halifax
January 22
Over 30 years running, Brides is Atlantic Canada's largest wedding show, hosted by the region's finest trade show facility, The World Trade & Convention Centre. Meet with over 135 exhibitors ready to help you plan every aspect of your unique wedding day including: Florists, Photographers, Jewellers, Bridal Fashions, Wedding Planners, Wedding Decorators, Tuxedos, Catering Services, Wedding Cakes, Honeymoon & Wedding Destination Travel, Financial Services, Gift Registries, Invitation Printers, Reception Facilities, Hair & Make-up Specialists, Music & DJ Services, and many more. Visit their website for all the show details


Imbibe: A Cocktail Event - World Trade & Convention Centre, Halifax
January 26
Head out on the town for a legendary evening at Imbibe. We've brought together Nova Scotia's best mixologists for one night only to create an evening filled with over 30 delicious sample size cocktails made by the very best just for you. Over 25 restaurant/bars and the NSLC will be shaking up the best cocktails on their books for your entertainment.! Find out more here.


The Everything to do with Sex Show - Cunard Centre, Halifax
January 27 - 29
The Everything To Do With Sex Show is an exciting three-day consumer adult event geared towards anyone looking to spice up their life! Visit the website to find out more


Toboggan Making Demonstration - Ross Farm Museum, New Ross
January 28 - 29
This weekend in the farm workshop the staff will be demonstrating how to make a wooden toboggan. For more details, click here


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